In today’s competitive job market, Advanced Certified Scrum Developer training can fuel your career success and increase your effectiveness on any Scrum team. A successful Certified Scrum Developer commits to continuous improvement, making A-CSD the logical next step.


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What you'll learn

The coursework and dedication needed to achieve an A-CSD helps you become a better practitioner of Scrum and agile development. By earning an Advanced Certified Scrum Developer certification, you:

  • Enjoy the power to collaboratively improve your team’s working dynamics and effectiveness
  • Grow your technical capabilities by practicing agile tested approaches to development
  • Expand your understanding of the foundations of Scrum and the scope of your role
  • Improve your career opportunities by staying relevant and marketable to agile businesses
  • Engage with a community of like-minded Scrum developers who are committed to continuous improvement
  • Analyze your growth and discover new opportunities to accelerate your career as an agilist
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To earn an A-CSD, we require that you:

  • Hold a Certified Scrum Developer (CSD®) certification with the Scrum Alliance.
  • Attend an A-CSD educational offering to gain techniques that expand into test-driven development, continuous delivery, refactoring, collaboration, and team dynamics.
  • Successfully complete all educator-designed components of an approved educational offering. This may include pre- or post-course work as deemed necessary by your approved educator to complete the learning objectives.
  • Validate at least 12 months of work experience specific to the role of Scrum developer/team member (within the past five years).

When you complete your course, you will receive notification to accept your A-CSD license, and the A-CSD certification will be added to your profile. Your certification is valid for two years.


Understanding Scrum

  • A Case for Change
  • Scrum Process Overview
  • Agile Planning
  • Agile Requirements
  • Agile Estimation

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Product Owner
  • ScrumMaster
  • The Team

Enabling Agility

  • Choosing the Right Projects
  • Maximizing Quality & Productivity
  • Shared Workspaces
  • Information Flow

The Scrum Process

  • Discovery Sessions
  • User Stories
  • Release Planning
  • Product Backlog
  • Sprint Planning
  • Sprint Backlog
  • Sprint
  • Sprint Review
  • Daily Scrum
  • Sprint Retrospective

Advanced/Bonus Topics

  • Resource & Portfolio Management
  • Agile Contracting
  • Distributed Delivery
  • Agile Engineering
  • Metrics and Reporting
  • Others as Requested and Prioritized by the Class

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