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Certified Scrum Developer® Track

Agile principles and practices for software developers

Certified Scrum Developer® Track

Agile principles and practices for software developers

27 Apr 2021 Live-Online London 3 days Early bird £1250 +VAT Virtual enquiry On-site enquiry Book Course On-site enquiry

Course Overview

This course provides hands-on instruction in the vital Agile software engineering and eXtreme Programming practices that are employed by Scrum teams. Detailed examination and demonstration of Agile development and testing techniques provides a firm theoretical understanding of the benefits and pitfalls of working in an Agile team. Practical exercises based on working case study scenarios enable delegates to explore and experience Agile development and testing first hand, giving them the level of true understanding required to employ the techniques successfully back in the workplace.


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COVID-19

On Tuesday 10th March 2020, Scrum Alliance announced it would allow the remote delivery of CSD training for a limited time. While Scrum Alliance permit remote delivery, Radtac is planning to to facilitate many of our scheduled training via our Live-Online virtual classroom. We are continually reviewing this decision based on advice from the local authorities in the region of delivery to ensure the safety of our clients. team and partners. For further information please see our policy here. We understand in-person interactive collaborative training experiences are preferred by many of our clients, we want to ensure that during challenging times different approaches are available to support our clients.

What is a Live-Online course?

Live-Online courses are those delivered via our virtual (online) classroom. You will collaborate and interact with your course tutor and participants in real-time via video conferencing and our our digital workspace. You can read more about our Live-Online courses, tools and watch a short video on what to expect here. For public scheduled Live-Online courses you should for look for the dates with a location set as Live-Online <city>. The city is used to highlight the timezone the class will be set in but can be joined by anyone who can be present during the duration of the course.

How do I reserve my place on a public course?

Simply click on the blue button on this page titled ‘Book Course’ to reserve you place today. This is a very popular course, spaces fill quickly and it is recommended that you book your course as soon as practicable. We always ensure our pricing is competitive and offers real value for money.

How do I book a number of employees for private a course?

If you would like one of our qualified trainers to host to your organisation, simply click the button on this page titled ‘Onsite Enquiry', fill in your details and we will be in touch within 24hrs. We can then personalise the program to fit your specific needs, tailored to your specific business outcomes and budget.

What are Scrum Alliance requirements for Scrum Developer certification?

To earn your CSD, you are required to complete at least five days of formal training taught by a Scrum Alliance Registered Education Provider (REP) and a Scrum Alliance Authorised Instructor. This course paired with a 2 day Certified ScrumMaster Course will fulfil Track 1 as detailed on the Scrum Alliance Website.


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Course Tutor(s)

Richard Levy

Software Developer and Agile Coach/Trainer

As a Software developer, it is Richard’s responsibility to technically oversee all new and on-going development, maintaining a hands-on presence to ensure a laser focus on quality. Richard also takes on-line and resource management responsibilities for development teams, along with ownership of development practices and R&D into new technologies & Agile methodologies. A Sun Certified Java Programmer and Developer, plus a Certified ScrumMaster and Kanban Practitioner.

Course Content

Topics covered are:

  • Planning Agile Software Development
  • Test Driven Development
  • Refactoring
  • Patterns and Anti-Patterns
  • Mocking
  • Design
  • User Acceptance Testing
  • Automated Acceptance Testing
  • Continuous Integration
  • Advanced Refactoring (Working with Legacy Code)

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, attendees will:

  • Have a good overview of eXtreme Programming and Agile Software Development
  • Have an understanding TDD
  • Have an understanding ATDD / BDD
  • Have an understanding emergent design
  • Understand where tests come from

Audience

This course will benefit software developers and testers who wish to employ Agile software development practices. Major practices covered include Unit Testing, Behaviour Driven Development and Mocking. Course exercises can be followed in either the .NET or Java platform, the class decides which platform is most appropriate for them. Delegates attending this course must have a prior awareness and understanding of Agile team practices including User Stories and Iteration Planning. Those delegates who are already Certified Scrum Master® or certified Scrum Product Owner® will be eligible for Certified Scrum Developer® status on completion of this course.

Pre-requisites

While there are no formal pre-requisites for this course, a prior an understanding of, or experience using Agile team practices including User Stories, Planning and Estimating is recommended.  A Certified ScrumMaster or Certified Scrum Product Owner certification would be ideal preparation but is not essential.

Course Preparation

This course does not require any pre-course preparation.

Certifying Bodies & Exams

This course includes an optional exam, if you are wishing to credit the course towards Scrum Developer certification with the Scrum Alliance, you will be required to complete the paper based exam on the third day of training.    

You will have 45 minutes to complete the exam which is made up of 50 multiple choice questions and must get 25 or more correct. An additional 30 minutes is provided for marking the exam paper and discussion of any questions that were incorrect which allows you to leave the course knowing your exam result and any areas that you need to refocus your learning onto.

Successfully completing the exam and three day course fulfils the technical skills requirement of the Certified Scrum Developer track. You will need to ensure you have completed all other requirements before certification is awarded. For more details on the requirements on becoming a Certified Scrum Developer® please visit the Scrum Alliance website.


What You Receive

You will receive three days of high quality instruction from one of our Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Developer Trainers. Also included are:

  • Course materials
  • Exam
  • Radtac Community membership including face-to-face and virtual networking and knowledge sharing opportunities, access to industry experts, special offers and invitations to special events

Scrum Education Units (SEUs)

Attendees may be eligible to apply for 24 SEUs towards their CSP (Certified Scrum Professional) with the Scrum Alliance.

PMI Professional Development Units (PDUS)

Attendees may be eligible to apply for 24 PDUs towards their continuing education requirements with PMI

Online Details

We use Zoom video conferencing to host our live online courses via a virtual classroom. We recommend that before registering participants run a zoom test meeting and check system requirements to ensure they are able to connect. Participants will also use our digital workspace, Mural and our Agile Tools Mobile app for collaboration with the class and completing exercises for the duration of the course. You’ll find links below to test and explain requirements for each of these tools.

Zoom requirements

https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux

Zoom test meeting

https://zoom.us/test

Mural requirements

https://support.mural.co/en/articles/2113688-technical-requirements-to-run-mural

Agile Tools Mobile App

https://www.radtac.com/resources/agile-tools-mobile-app/

On registration full information will be provided via joining instructions to each partcipant with instructions on how to acess the virtual classroom and additional tools.

Still unsure? Talk to our team of friendly learning advisors, they are here to assist before, during and after your class if you have any questions.

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27 Apr 2021 Live-Online London | 3 days Early bird £1250 +VAT
27 Apr 2021

Agile principles and practices for software developers

Live-Online London 3 days
Early bird £1250 +VAT
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