Professional Scrum Developer™ (PSD) is a 3-day hands-on course where you will experience how to deliver quality software using Scrum with Agile and DevOps practices. Students will work as a Scrum Team or multiple Scrum Teams depending on class size, creating real code on a realistic software system. The course also includes a free attempt at the globally recognized Professional Scrum Developer certification exam (PSD).
Developers are asked to bring their own laptop, with their working space with their Java or .Net IDE and Git client installed. They shall have administrator privileges to their machine.
What You Will Learn
Over the 3 days, students gain a real-world view of what it is like to build software with Scrum. Throughout the course, students collaborate over a series of Sprints. They apply modern engineering practices, and use the Scrum framework to cope with changes. There is a key focus on having students learn how to develop and deliver increments of potentially releasable functionality from a realistic Product Backlog. By doing so, students will experience real-world challenges and issues and will learn how to handle them by continuously improving during the Sprint cycles.
The course teaches how Agile engineering practices and supportive DevOps tools improve a team’s capabilities even more.
This course is available for Java or .Net developers. We will be using the Microsoft ALM tools (DevOps) to demonstrate and create automated tasks.
Who Should Attend
The Professional Scrum Developer course is intended for all members of a Scrum Team; architects, analysts, programmers, database developers, testers, IT-Operations and others, including Scrum Masters and Product Owners. The class focuses on using technology to deliver software in Increments. Experiencing this class with your whole Scrum Team will improve your way of working. We also suggest that you read through the PSD Subject Areas.
- Understand how modern Agile engineering practices and supportive DevOps tools improve a team’s capability to deliver working software.
- Learn the different aspects of a Scrum Team and how to work together as a team to get work done.
- Gain knowledge of how to leverage modern software development tools and practices.
- Using Scrum
- Working within a Scrum Team
- Definition of Done
- Development Practices
- Agile architecture practices to slice features
- Test Driven Development
- Code Review
- Agile requirement management practices
- Using DevOps tools with Scrum
Certification & Assessments
All participants completing the Professional Scrum Developer course will receive a password to attempt the Professional Scrum Developer (PSD) assessment. If you attempt the PSD assessment within 14 days and do not score at least 85%, you will be granted a 2nd attempt at no additional cost. The industry-recognized PSD certification requires a minimum passing score of 85%.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is included in the price?
The price includes course materials, the PSD assessment and lifetime certification from Scrum.org.
How do I achieve the Professional Scrum Developer (PSD) certification?
The PSD certification is achieved by taking and passing an online assessment in your own time following the course. It can be taken from any internet connected computer.
What is required to achieve the Professional Scrum Developer (PSD) certification?
The PSD assessment is comprised of 80 multiple choice questions that must be completed in 60 minutes. The pass mark is 85%. The course fee provides up to 2 attempts at the PSD assessment.