Professional Scrum Developer™

The Professional Scrum Developer (PSD) course is a 3-day course that teaches how to create great software using the Scrum framework. Working in a series of Sprints, teams of students collaborate, apply modern engineering practices, and use the Scrum framework to cope with changes. They learn how to develop increments of potentially releasable functionality from a realistic Product Backlog.

Students concurrently do requirements engineering, design, development, testing, integration, and deployment within a single iteration. The course teaches how Agile engineering practices and supportive ALM tools improve a team’s capabilities even more.

The course is available for .NET and Java. The .NET version was developed in partnership with Microsoft® and is the official training solution for Microsoft Visual Studio. The course can be tailored for other technology stacks.

Assessment and Certification

All participants completing the Professional Scrum Developer course receive a password to take the Professional Scrum Developer level I assessment (PSD I).

The industry-recognized PSD I certification requires a minimum passing score on this rigorous assessment. maintains a public list with everyone holding the Professional Scrum Developer I certificate.

Course Outline


The Professional Scrum Developer course is suitable for any member of a Development Team, including architects, programmers, database developers, testers, and others with some technical knowledge. The class focuses much on technology and requires pair programming.


Attendees make the most of the class if they:

.NET CoursesJava Courses
Visual Studio 2013 Eclipse for Java or similar IDE
C#, .NET & ASP.NET experience (discuss exact technologies with instructor)Java, JUnit, Subversion or Git (discuss exact technologies with instructor)
 Jenkins, and Sonar experience is beneficial