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Certified Scrum Developer (CSD)


Certification Industry: Agile

Certificate Name: Certified Scrum Developer (CSD)

Certificate Issuing Authority: Scrum Alliance

Certification Price: See Details

Certificate Validity: 2 years

Certification Details:

In today's competitive job era, the Certified Scrum Developer training can set one apart from the pack. A successful Certified Scrum Developer is committed to continuous improvement. The coursework and dedication needed to achieve a CSD sharpens your skills to help you become a better practitioner of Scrum and Agile development.

This certification will strengthen technical skills in Agile software development. Certified Scrum Developers have demonstrated through a combination of formal training and a technical skills assessment that they have a working understanding of Scrum and Agile principles, and have learned specialized Agile engineering skills. The Certified Scrum Developer course is designed for those software developers (programmers) who are building software in a Scrum environment. The goal is to expose the students to the most important tools and techniques needed to build good software in the iterative and incremental fashion that Scrum requires.

Exam Details:

Information from scrumalliance.org website mentions that to earn a CSD, candidate must undergo atleast five days of formal training taught by a Scrum Alliance Registered Education Provider (REP®) and a Scrum Alliance-approved CSD instructor.

There are currently two tracks to achieve CSD certification (detailed below). The courses for both tracks can be taken in any order. Once an individual complete a track, they will receive a notification to accept their CSD license, and the CSD certification will be added to the profile.

Track 1
• CSM® course (2 days)
• CSD technical course, including coding (3 days)

Track 2
• Intro to Scrum CSD course (1 day)
• CSD technical course, including coding (3 days)
• CSD technical elective course (1 day)

During CSD courses, one must demonstrate an understanding of Scrum and Agile engineering practices by passing a CSD assessment provided by the REP instructor. The assessment may be an exam administered by the instructor to test knowledge, or it may be an active, classroom-based assessment. When a REP instructor uploads a student’s information into their system, they are recommending the student for certification.

Renewal Cost is 20 SEUs (Scrum Educational Credits) and should be earned every two years along with a renewal fee of $100.

To maintain your certification by renewing refer to the link.

For more information refer to the link

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