Scrum Developer Certified (SDC)

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. An online proctored exam will be conducted at the end of the course.

Price (*ask for discount) 200 USD
Access period 180 days

Prerequisite list

  • There is no formal prerequisite for this certification. However, it is preferable to complete the Scrum Fundamental Certified (SFC™) certification before applying for the Scrum Developer certification.

Audience list

  • Anyone in a company who works in a Scrum Team (Developer, Designer, Tester, Analyst, IT ...).
  • Anyone who interacts with any Scrum Team.
  • Anyone interested in understanding the basics of Scrum.

What is included

  • Online + VMEdu Mobile App
  • Videos
  • Certification Exam

Certification Info

  • How To Earn?  You must complete the online course and pass the proctored online exam.
  • How To Maintain?  To maintain the certification status, Scrum Developer Certified (SDC™) certified professional will need to earn 25 re-certification credits every 3 years.

Certification Exam Format

  • Multiple choice
  • 75 questions per exam
  • No negative marks for wrong answers
  • 90 minutes duration
  • Proctored online exam

Retake policy

  • If you are unable to pass the exam, you can schedule again and take a maximum of two free exam retakes.

Enrollment Policy

  • You should pay the online course fee then the online course access will be granted to you within 1 week after receiving payment.
  • Course fee payment is not refundable.

Frequently Asked Questions

Course Outline

Introduction
  • Scrum Overview
  • Scrum Principles
  • Scrum Aspects
  • Scrum Processes
  • Scrum Summary
  • Scrum Advantages
Organization
  • Core Roles
  • 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
  • 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
Change
  • 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
Risk
  • 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
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