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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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
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