Agile Scrum Foundation

Agile Scrum Foundation

The EXIN Agile Scrum Foundation is a certification provided by the EXIN certification and accreditation body that validates a professional’s blended knowledge in Agile methodologies and Scrum practices. In this course the benefits and practices of Agile frameworks in general and Scrum in particular will be explored. Topics include working together successfully with Agile to achieve the objectives set by the customer. The course covers the Scrum practices regarding cross-functional and self-managed teams, producing a working deliverable at the end of each iteration or sprint.

Module 1 – Agile and Scrum

  • Agile, what is it?
  • Scrum
  • Other Agile methodologies

Module 2 – Scrum essentials

  • Roles
  • Rituals
  • Time-boxing

Module 3 – How to

  • Methods
  • Practices

Module 4 – Backlog

  • Product backlog
  • Sprint backlog
  • Stories

Module 5 – Advanced concepts

  • Large and complex projects
  • Distributed teams

Module 6 – Planning

  • Sprint Planning
  • Release planning
  • Estimations

Module 7 – Monitoring

  • Metrics
  • Charts
  • Information Radiators

 

Benefits of Taking This Course:

The course is designed as an introduction to the core topics associated with Agile and Scrum. Specifically, by the end of this course, participants will understand:

  • Concepts of Agile and Scrum including the “Agile way of thinking”
  • Scrum practices including roles, events, the importance of backlog and the definition of done
  • Scrum planning and estimation
  • Monitoring of Scrum projects including Burn-down charts, Kanban boards and Information Radiators
  • Advanced Scrum concepts including applying Scrum in large, complex projects and within distributed teams
  • How to create an Agile workspace

Primary

  • Professionals working (or beginning to work) in Agile environments
  • Project managers
  • Software developers

Secondary

  • IT Service Management Professionals
  • Business managers
  • Professionals interested in developments in IT and Project Management

No prerequisites are required.

 

Type: Online Exam having Forty (40) multiple choice. Each question will have 4 options, one of which is right carrying 1 mark.

 Duration: 60 minutes. Candidates sitting the examination in a language other than their native language have a maximum of 90 minutes.

 Pass Score: 65% (26 0f 40)

There are no eligibility criteria for the certification. But, the course is primarily targeted at Scrum Masters and Agile enthusiasts who are responsible for the successful use and/or roll-out of Agile and Scrum in a project or enterprise.
It is useful if the candidates have:

  • An understanding of the basics of project management
  • Been closely involved with a project that builds or enhances a product
  • An experience of at least 3 years working in software development teams


    
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