Scrum Developer Certification (SDC™)


Scrum Developer Certification (SDC™) is an entry level certification for Scrum Team
members and those who interact with Scrum Teams. The objective of this
certification is to provide foundational knowledge that allows the student to effectively
contribute to Scrum projects. An online proctored exam will be conducted at the end
of the course. 


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

Audience Profile

This is highly recommended for everyone in a company who works in a Scrum Team
or anyone who interacts with any Scrum Team. This will also be very useful for those
who are interested in understanding the basics of Scrum and how this method could
be used effectively.

Exam Details

 Multiple choice
 75 questions per exam
 No negative marks for wrong answers
 90 minutes duration
 Proctored online exam
 Current pass rate: 98%

What’s Included

 Certification exam fee.
 Complimentary copy of the SBOK™ Guide.
 Free Lifetime Primary Membership.
 One-year Advanced Membership worth $120. PMI approved PDUs.

Maintaining Certification

To maintain the certification status, Scrum Developer Certified (SDC™) certified professional will need to earn 25 re-certification credits every 3 years.

Course Syllabus

  1. Introduction to Scrum
    a. Overview of Scrum
    b. Brief History of Scrum
    c. Why Use Scrum
    d. Scalability of Scrum
    e. How to Use SBOK
    f. Scrum Principles
  2. Principles
    a. Empirical Process Control
    b. Self Organization
    c. Collaboration
    d. Value Based Prioritization
    e. Time Boxing
    f. Iterative Development
  3. Business Justification
    a. Value Driven Delivery
    b. Importance of Business Justification
    c. Business Justification Techniques
    d. Continuous Business Justification and Confirm Benefit Realization
  4. Business Justification
    a. Acceptance Criteria and Prioritized Product Backlog
    b. Quality Planning
    c. Quality Control and Quality Assurance
    d. Quality Scope and Business Value
  5. Risk
    a. Risk Identification and Assessment
    b. Risk Prioritization, Mitigation and Communication
  6. Initiate
    a. Create Project Vision
    b. Identify Scrum Master and Stakeholders
    c. Value Based Prioritization
    d. Time Boxing
    e. Iterative Development
  7. Change
    a. Change in Scrum
    b. Integrating Change
    c. Change in Portfolio and Program
  8. Organization
    a. Scrum Project Roles