Agile Master Certification (SAMC)


About this course:    

Rapid changes in technology, market demands, and expectations have paved the way for the conceptualization and implementation of agile methods and values in many organizations. Agile
relies on adaptive planning and iterative development and delivery. It focuses primarily on the value of people in getting the job done effectively.

Agile Master Certified (SAMC™) professionals possess a wide ranging knowledge and understanding of the values, methods and intricacies of Agile. The purpose of the exam is to confirm applicants have ability to compare and choose the methodology appropriate in a given situation.

You will be awarded the Agile Master Certified (SAMC™) certificate after successfully passing the certification exam.

Duration: 3 days

Course outline:

● Introduction

● Agile Overview
○ AGILE Defined
○ Why use Agile?
○ Adaptive Project Management
○ The Agile Manifesto
○ Principles of the Agile Manifesto
○ Declaration of Interdependence
○ What has changed?
○ Difference between Waterfall and Agile

● Domains of Agile Practices
○ Value-Driven Delivery
○ Adaptive Planning
○ Team Performance Practices
○ Agile Tools and Artifacts
○ Participatory Decision Models
○ Stakeholder Engagement
○ Continuous Improvement

● Lean Kanban Software Development
○ Introduction
○ Core Values

● Understanding Lean Software Development
○ Introduction
○ Core Values
○ Practices of Lean Software Development
○ Iterative Development

● Understanding Kanban
○ Kanban in software development
○ Kanban Values
○ Kanban Practices
○ Definition of Lean Kanban
○ Implementing Lean Kanban

● Scrum
○ Overview of Scrum
○ Brief History of Scrum
○ Why Use Scrum?
○ Scalability of Scrum
○ Scrum Principles
○ Scrum Aspects
○ Scrum Processes
○ Scrum and Kanban

● Extreme Programming
○ Core Values
○ Roles
○ Practices
○ XP release
○ XP Artifacts
○ Adopting XP
○ XP Events
○ Iteration

● Test-Driven Development

○ Core Values
○ Roles
○ Practices

● Crystal
○ Core Values
○ Roles
○ Practices
○ The Process

● Feature Driven Development
○ Core Values
○ Roles
○ Practices
○ The Process

● Comparison of Agile Methods

● Best Fit Analysis Tool

Participants who choose to attend an instructor led course will also be provided with online resources to support their preparation. 

Exam Format
Multiple Choice, 100 questions per exam
120 minutes duration
Completed online after you have completed the course, an exam voucher is supplied with the course.

Course accreditation and prerequisites

There are no pre-requisites for this course however, a SMC™ certified professional will be able to easily understand the concepts required for the certification exam.

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