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Certified Scrum Developer® (CSD)

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Duration: 16
Level: Intermediate

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  1. Free training for version upgrade of this certification in future
  2. Free practice and sample exam question bank
  3. Free lifetime post training support
  4. Free one hour of coaching for interview preparation
  5. Additional 10% discount for other trainings provided by DailyAgile
Become an exceptional Agile developer with real-time Scrum activities and simulations
  • Get a certificate from the globally acclaimed Scrum Alliance
  • Get trained by Certified Scrum Developer Trainer (CSDT)
  • Earn 16 PDUs and 16 SEUs in just 2 days
  • Be prepared to lead scrum teams
  • Be an effective Scrum Master – True Leader in Scrum
  • Get free post training support

Course Description:

Are you ready to accelerate agile product delivery by sharpening your agile engineering skills?

Strengthen your technical skills in agile product development. Certified Scrum Developers (CSD®) have demonstrated — through training that ensures 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 product developers who are working in an Agile/Scrum environment. The goal is to expose students to the most important tools and techniques needed to build good products in the iterative and incremental fashion that Agile /Scrum requires. These ideas are central to the entire field of agile product development.

What are the benefits of a Certified Scrum Developer® certification?

In today’s competitive job market, the Certified Scrum Developer® training can set you 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. By earning a Certified Scrum Developer® certification, you:

  1. Learn the foundations of Scrum and the scope of the Certified Scrum Developer’s role from the best minds in development agility
  2. Demonstrate to employers and peers your understanding of core Scrum Knowledge
  3. Expand your career opportunities by staying relevant and marketable across all industry sectors adopting agile practices
  4. Engage with a community of recognized Scrum experts who are committed to continuous improvement


  • Lots of activities, role play, simulations – No torture by PowerPoint.
  • Build on your knowledge of the core principles and practices of Scrum and extreme programming (xP) to help you rapidly build quality software, and enable you to:
    • Write good user stories
    • Build increment features in sprints
    • Improve your estimation accuracy
    • Prepare Definition of Done
    • Deliver valuable and useable increment in sprints
    • And many more …
  • Distinguish yourself in the global marketplace
  • Stand out in your industry as a member of the globally recognized Scrum Alliance community
  • Show quality engineering practices and value to your employer (or potential employer) as a highly trained Agile professional
  • Ready to be a great agile delivery engineer?
  • Certificate of course completion that may be submitted to your employer and/or a professional body (PMI, IIBA, or similar) for PDUs (available on request)
  • Easy to use practices/tips of Scrum
  • You may earn 16 SEUs/16 PDUs

Certification Requirements

To earn a CSD®, we require at least two days of formal training taught by a Scrum Alliance-approved CSD Educator.

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

Your Path with Scrum Alliance:

  1. Certified Scrum Developer®course 
  2. A-CSD℠course 
  3. Certified Scrum Professional — Developer℠course

During your CSD® courses, you must demonstrate an understanding of Scrum and agile development practices by passing a CSD® assessment provided by your educator. The assessment may be an exam administered by the educator to test your knowledge, or it may be an active, classroom-based assessment. When a CSD educator uploads a student’s information into our system, they are recommending the student for certification.

Maintain your CSD® certification by earning Scrum Education Units® (SEUs) and renewing your certification every two years. 

Ready to advance your career as Certified Scrum Developer®? Find a course here. For more information, please visit

How do I renew? 

The Learning Objectives for this offering are based on:

  1. Scrum Guide,
  2. Manifesto for Agile Software Development, four values, 12 principles,
  3. Scrum Values,
  4. Scrum Alliance Scrum Foundations Learning Objectives
  5. Extreme Programming Explained – Embrace Change by Kent Beck

CSD Scope:

Scrum Alliance adopted the Scrum Guide, The Definitive Guide to Scrum: The Rules of the Game, co-authored and updated (most recently in 2020) by the co-creators of the Scrum framework as the guiding curriculum for this offering. CSD candidates are expected to build a body of knowledge of the Scrum framework, including its accountabilities, events, and artifacts. Incorporating Scrum principles and practices takes diligence, patience, and a commitment to continuous improvement. Scrum is a framework, not a prescriptive methodology.

Students attending the CSD course should expect to learn essential concepts and skills to be able to work successfully in a Scrum team that focuses on creating software. They also should expect to be enabled to bring essential collaboration skills into their team.

Thirdly, this course should create an understanding for the need of agile engineering practices and encourage participants to adopt them in their contexts.

This entails covering LOs within the following categories:

  • Lean, Agile and Scrum
  • Collaboration
  • Architecture & Design
  • Refactoring
  • Test Driven Development
  • Integrating Continuously

Students attending a CSD offering should expect that each LO identified in this document will be covered. Students should also expect that the Scrum Foundations LOs are covered either before or during the offering.

Detailed Learning Objectives: 

Who will benefit? Who should take this course?

The following individuals will benefit from this course:

  • Certified Scrum Developer (CSD) course is for all team members and had the greatest impact when the entire team attends together.
  • Architects
  • DBAs – Data Base Administrators
  • Designers
  • Developers
  • Development Managers
  • Directors
  • Product Mangers
  • Programmers
  • QA Engineers
  • Software Engineers
  • Technical Analysts
  • Business System Analysts (BSA)
  • Business Analysts (BA)
  • Technical Leads
  • Technical writers
  • Testers, and
  • Consultants who wants help organization transform from doing agile to being agile

What Attendees Get?

The class registration includes:

  • Printed or digital workbook based on course delivery method
  • Eligibility to earn CSD and path towards A-CSD
  • Two-year membership to the Scrum Alliance wide range of resources
  • Course certificate of completion by Scrum Alliance
  • Attendees must attend entire class duration and/or complete off class activities/homework of the course with Video On in order to qualify for the certificate.
  • You also get 1-hour post-class free coaching/follow-up time with the trainer within 12 months
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Agenda Day 1:

  1. Lean Thinking, Agile, and Scrum
    1. What problems are we trying to solve?
    2. Agile Manifesto
  2. Review of Scrum Framework
    1. Scrum Roles and Accountability
    2. Scrum Artifacts
    3. Scrum Events
  3. Hands on Scrum Practices
    1. Definition of Done
    2. Backlog Refinement
    3. Sprint Planning
    4. Daily Scrum
    5. Estimation Techniques
    6. Monitoring progress (Burn down, Burn up, Cumulative Flow Diagram etc…)

Agenda Day 2:

  1. Scrum Teams and Collaboration
    1. Collaboration vs Cooperation
    2. Working groups vs teams
    3. Collaborating with Stakeholders
  2. Working a Scrum Team
    1. Common Practices
    2. Pair Programming – includes small lab work
    3. Swarming – Single Responsibility principle
    4. Collective code ownership
    5. Limiting Work In Progress (WIP)
  3. Team Dynamics
    1. Building team
    2. Working in a team environment
    3. Team competency matrix
    4. Team health monitoring

Introduction to Extreme Programming (xP)

  1. Testing in Agile
    1. Agile testing vs waterfall testing
    2. The testing pyramids
    3. The 4 quadrants of Agile Testing
  2. TDD – Test Driven Development
    1. Overview of Test-Driven Development
    2. Red
    3. Green
    4. Refactor
    5. Code Coverage
    6. A lab work on TDD
  3. Integrating Continuously
    1. Define Continuous integration and understand at least three benefits
    2. Understand 3 or more examples of how Scrum supports CI
    3. Learn advantages of an automated build, test, and measure pipeline.
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