Scrum Agile Master Certified

Course Overview


Rapid changes in technology, market demands, and expectations have paved the way for the conceptualization and implementation of agile methods and values in many organizations. Agile relies on adaptive planning and iterative development and delivery. It focuses primarily on the value of people in getting the job done effectively.

Agile Master Certified (SAMC™) professionals possess a wide ranging knowledge and understanding of the values, methods and intricacies of Agile. The purpose of the exam is to confirm applicants have ability to compare and choose the methodology appropriate in a given situation.

Duration


3 days

Target Audience


This certification is appropriate for anyone interested in getting familiar with the concepts and practices of Agile Project Delivery, and who wants to have a working knowledge of the various Agile methodologies.

Expected Outcome


The participants will be prepared to take SAMC™ certification exam and pass. Also, they will be able to apply the concepts in their day to day job.

Exam Format


Multiple Choice
100 questions per exam
One mark awarded for every right answer
No negative marks for wrong answers
120 minutes duration
Proctored online exam.
Current Pass Rate: 96%

Course Outline


Scrum

  • Overview of Scrum
  • Brief History of Scrum
  • Why Use Scrum?
  • Scalability of Scrum
  • Scrum Principles
  • Scrum Aspects
  • Scrum Processes


Scrum and Kanban

  • Extreme Programming
  • Core Values
  • Roles
  • Practices
  • XP release
  • XP Artifacts
  • Adopting XP
  • XP Events
  • Iteration


Test-Driven Development
DSDM

  • Core Values
  • Roles
  • Practices


Crystal

  • Core Values
  • Roles
  • Practices
  • The Process


Feature Driven Development

  • Core Values
  • Roles
  • Practices
  • The Process


Comparison of Agile Methods
Best Fit Analysis Tool
Introduction
Agile Overview

  • AGILE Defined
  • Why use Agile?
  • Adaptive Project Management
  • The Agile Manifesto
  • Principles of the Agile Manifesto
  • Declaration of Interdependence
  • What has changed?
  • Difference between Waterfall and Agile


Domains of Agile Practices

  • Value-Driven Delivery
  • Adaptive Planning
  • Team Performance Practices
  • Agile Tools and Artifacts
  • Participatory Decision Models
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Continuous Improvement


Lean Kanban Software Development

  • Introduction
  • Core Values


Understanding Lean Software Development

  • Introduction
  • Core Values
  • Practices of Lean Software Development
  • Iterative Development


Understanding Kanban

  • Kanban in software development
  • Kanban Values
  • Kanban Practices
  • Definition of Lean Kanban
  • Implementing Lean Kanban

Prerequisites


There is no formal prerequisite for this certification. However, a SDC™ or SMC™ certified professional will be able to easily understand the concepts required for the certification exam.

Reference book


A Guide to Scrum Body of Knowledge (SBOK™ Guide) by SCRUMstudy

Maintaining Certification


To maintain the certification status, Agile Master Certified (SAMC™) professionals will need to earn 40 re-certification credits every 3 years.


Scrum

  • Overview of Scrum
  • Brief History of Scrum
  • Why Use Scrum?
  • Scalability of Scrum
  • Scrum Principles
  • Scrum Aspects
  • Scrum Processes
  • Scrum and Kanban


Extreme Programming

  • Core Values
  • Roles
  • Practices
  • XP release
  • XP Artifacts
  • Adopting XP
  • XP Events
  • Iteration


Test-Driven Development
DSDM

  • Core Values
  • Roles
  • Practices


Crystal

  • Core Values
  • Roles
  • Practices
  • The Process


Feature Driven Development

  • Core Values
  • Roles
  • Practices
  • The Process


Comparison of Agile Methods
Best Fit Analysis Tool