Training & Certifications

EXIN Agile Scrum Foundation shows a candidate’s knowledge of the Agile principles and Scrum frameworks. Agile and Scrum are about working together to successfully reach the goal. Agile principles are popular approaches in software development and are increasingly being used in other areas. The Scrum framework include establishing cross-functional and self-managing teams, producing a working increment of software at the end of each iteration or Sprint.

At the end of the program, the participants will be able to :

  1. Recognize how transformation to an Agile environment works and how Agility brings value, predictability and flexibility.
  2. Describe the Agile Manifesto and recognize Agile methods and practices other than Scrum.
  3. Explain the role of Product Owner, Scrum Master, Development Team and recognize the role of a traditional Project Manager.
  4. Explain the characteristics of time-boxed events, Sprints, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review and the Sprint Retrospective.
  5. Explain the characteristics of a good Product and Sprint Backlog, User Stories and Backlog items.
  6. Understand Burn-Down charts, how to monitor Sprint progress, how to compute the Velocity of the team, Kanban boards and the concept and value of information radiators.
  7. Recognize how to apply Scrum in large, complex projects, and with distributed teams.
  8. Understand the different types of contracts in Scrum and how to create an Agile workspace.

The Agile way of thinking is best known in the field of software development, but the principles are increasingly being applied in other types of projects. Scrum is the most used Agile methodology and is suitable for all professionals looking to keep their knowledge up to date with the latest developments in the fields of IT and project management, particularly those leading or participating in projects. In particular, the certification is suitable for professionals working in the areas of: project management, software development, IT service management, and business management. This certification is highly recommended before starting a Scrum project.

The program is a 3 days of intensive training class. This includes group assignments, exam preparation and short breaks.

There is no pre-requisite for this program, although a basic knowledge of Project Management concepts will be helpful.

Agile Scrum® Foundation Certification will be awarded upon successfully passing the exam from EXIN.

  1. Concept of Agile and Scrum
  2. Transformation to an Agile Environment
  3. Agility Brings Value, Predictability and Flexibility
  4. Agile Manifesto
  5. Agile Methods and Practices other than Scrum
  1. Scrum Roles
  2. Scrum Events
  3. The Importance of the Backlog
  4. Definition of Done
  1. Scrum Planning
  2. Sprint Planning Meetings
  3. The Rituals and the Importance of the Daily Scrum
  4. Determine the Duration of a Sprint.
  5. Scrum Estimation
  6. Estimation Techniques: Planning Poker, Triangulation and Affinity Estimation
  7. Compute Estimates Using Ideal Days or Story Points
  8. Backlog Items
  1. Scrum Monitoring
  2. Burn-Down Charts
  3. Monitor Sprint Progress
  4. Compute the Velocity of the Team
  5. Kanban Boards
  6. Concept and Value of Information Radiators
  1. Scrum in Different Situations
  2. Apply Scrum in Large, Complex Projects
  3. Apply Scrum with Distributed Teams
  4. Different Types of Contracts in Scrum
  5. Create an Agile Workspace

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