Scrum Developer Certified

Course Overview
Scrum Developer Certified (SDC™) is an entry level certification for Scrum Team members and those who interact with any Scrum Team.

The objective of this certification is to ensure that Scrum Team members know enough about Scrum to effectively contribute to a Scrum project.

Target Audience
This is highly recommended for everyone in a company who works in a Scrum Team or anyone who interacts with any Scrum Team. This will also be very useful for those who are interested in understanding the basics of Scrum and how this method could be used effectively.

There is no formal prerequisite for this certification.

Exam Format
Multiple choice
75 questions per exam
No negative marks for wrong answers
90 minutes duration
Proctored online exam
Current pass rate: 98%
Reference book
A Guide to Scrum Body of Knowledge (SBOK™ Guide) by SCRUMstudy

Maintaining Certification
To maintain the certification status, Scrum Developer Certified (SDC™) certified professional will need to earn 25 re-certification credits every 3 years.

Course Outline
Scrum Overview
Scrum Principles
Scrum Aspects
Scrum Processes
Scrum Summary
Scrum Advantages
Core Roles
Core Role: Product Owner
Core Role: Scrum Master
Core Role: Scrum Team
Non-core Roles
Business Justification
Responsibilities of Scrum Roles in Business Justification
Factors used to Determine Business Justification
Business Justification Evaluation Techniques
Tools for Planning Value
Continuous Value Justification
Summary of Responsibilities
Quality Defined
Acceptance Criteria and the Prioritized Product Backlog
Quality Management in Scrum
Quality Planning
Continuous Integration and Sustainable Pace
Quality Control and Quality Assurance
Summary of Responsibilities
Unapproved and Approved Change Requests
Change in Scrum
Balancing Flexibility and Stability
Achieving Flexibility
Changes to a Sprint
Impact of Expected Change on the Length of Sprint
Managing Changes through Prioritized Product Backlog Grooming
Managing Changes During Demonstrate and Validate Sprint
What is Risk?
Risks and Issues
Risk Management Procedure
Risk Identification
Risk Assessment
Risk Assessment Techniques:
Risk Mitigation
Risk Communication
Minimizing Risks through Scrum
Summary of Responsibilities
Introduction to Scrum Project Phases
Initiate Phase
Process 1: Create Project Vision
Process 2: Identify Scrum Master and Stakeholder(s)
Process 3: Form Scrum Team
Process 4: Develop Epic(s)
Process 5: Create Prioritized Product Backlog
Process 6: Conduct Release Planning
Plan and Estimate Phase
Process 1: Create User Stories
Process 2: Approve, Estimate, and Commit User Stories
Process 3: Create Tasks
Process 4: Estimate Tasks
Process 5: Create Sprint Backlog
Implement Phase
Process 1: Create Deliverables
Process 2: Conduct Daily Standup
Process 3: Groom Prioritized Product Backlog
Review and Retrospect Phase
Process 1: Convene Scrum of Scrums
Process 2: Demonstrate and Validate Sprint
Process 3: Retrospect Sprint
Release Phase
Process 1: Ship Deliverables
Process 2: Retrospect Project
Scaling Scrum
Scalability of Scrum
Transition to Scrum
Resistance to Change
Mapping Traditional Roles to Scrum
Importance of Executive Support