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 a 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 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:
- Learn the foundations of Scrum and the scope of the Certified Scrum Developer’s role from the best minds in development agility
- Demonstrate to employers and peers your understanding of core Scrum knowledge
- Expand your career opportunities by staying relevant and marketable across all industry sectors adopting agile practices
- Engage with a community of recognized Scrum experts who are committed to continuous improvement
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
Certified Scrum Developer® course
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.
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- New 2021 Certified Scrum Developer Learning Objectives (August 2021)
- Examples for the CSD Learning Objectives 2022
After mastering this course, become an Advanced Certified Scrum Developer℠.