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Scrum Training & Certification from New Horizons

Scrum Training from New Horizons

Scrum is one of the most popular Agile methodologies. It is an adaptive, iterative, fast, flexible, and effective methodology designed to deliver significant value quickly and throughout a project.

Scrum ensures transparency in communication and creates an environment of collective accountability and continuous progress. The Scrum framework, as defined in the SBOK Guide, is structured in such a way that it supports product and service development in all types of industries and in any type of project, irrespective of its complexity.

About SCRUMstudy

SCRUMstudy is the global accreditation body for Scrum and Agile certifications. It has authored the SBOK Guide as a comprehensive guide to deliver successful projects using Scrum. SCRUMstudy works through its large global partner network of Authorized Training Providers (A.T.P.s) to deliver trainings and certifications. New Horizons is an Authorized Training Provider.

Available Scrum Certification Training Courses

Scrum Developer Certified (SDC) is an entry level certification for Scrum Team members and those who interact with any Scrum Team. The objective of this certification is to ensure that Scrum Team members know enough about Scrum to effectively contribute to a Scrum project.

Target Audience: There is no formal prerequisite for this certification. However, it is preferable to complete the Scrum Developer Certified (SDC™) certification before applying for the Scrum Master certification.

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

View the Scrum Developer Certified (SDC) course outline.

Scrum Master Certified (SMC) professionals are facilitators who ensure that the Scrum Team is provided with an environment conducive to completing the project successfully. The Scrum Master guides, facilitates, and teaches Scrum practices to everyone involved in the project; clears impediments for the team; and, ensures that Scrum processes are being followed.

Target Audience: There is no formal prerequisite for this certification. However, it is preferable to complete the Scrum Developer Certified (SDC) certification before applying for the Scrum Master certification.

To maintain the certification status, Scrum Master Certified (SMC) professionals will need to earn 40 re-certification credits every 3 years.

View the Scrum Master Certified (SMC) course outline.

View the Scrum Product Owner Certified (SPOC) course outline.

The Product Owner represents the interests of the stakeholder community to the Scrum Team. The Product Owner is responsible for ensuring clear communication of product or service functionality requirements to the Scrum Team, defining Acceptance Criteria, and ensuring those criteria are met. The Product Owner must always maintain a dual view. He or she must understand and support the needs and interests of all stakeholders, while also understanding the needs and workings of the Scrum Team.

Target Audience: This certification is for anyone who interfaces with stakeholders or works as a Product Owner in a Scrum Team. There is no formal prerequisite for this certification. However, SDC or SMC Certified professionals will be able to better understand the concepts required for this certification exam.

To maintain the certification status, Scrum Product Owner Certified (SPOC) professional will need to earn 40 re-certification credits every 3 years.

View the Scrum Product Owner Certified (SPOC) course outline.

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. SAMC Certified Professionals should appreciate the concepts of Agile development and have the ability to compare and choose the Agile methodology appropriate in a given situation.

Target Audience: This certification is appropriate for anyone interested in becoming familiar with the concepts and practices of Agile Project Delivery, and who wants to have a working knowledge of the various Agile methodologies. There is no formal prerequisite for this certification. However, a SDC or SMC certified professional will be able to easily understand the concepts required for the certification exam.

To maintain the certification status, SCRUMstudy Agile Master Certified (SAMC) professionals will need to earn 40 re-certification credits every 3 years.

View the SCRUMstudy Agile Master Certified (SAMC) course exam

Benefits of Scrum Training & Certification

For Individuals: Growing popularity and acceptability of Scrum has created a great demand for Scrum-certified professionals in the job market. Grab the opportunity and join this growing community.

For Organizations: Scrum-certified professionals help organizations with improved level of project management that leads to increased ROI.

Contact New Horizons today to discuss which Scrum learning solutions are best suited for you and your business.

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