Agile Scrum Foundation

ProXalt® is a Management Training Institute and a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P) of the Project Management Institute (PMI®) since 2006 (R.E.P Id 2697). ProXalt® is a global leader in providing cost effective and quality management training in the industry. ProXalt® has been reviewed and approved as a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute (PMI)®. As a PMI Registered Education Provider (R.E.P), ProXalt® has agreed to abide by PMI-established quality assurance criteria.

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Course Objective

Agile Method – is an approach to software development under which requirements and solutions evolve through the collaborative effort of self-organizing and cross functional teams and their end users/customers. The Agile method ensures that value is optimized throughout the development process. Agile methodologies are popular approaches in software development and are increasingly being used in other areas.  The most widely used Agile methodologies are:

  • Agile Scrum,
  • Lean and Kanban,
  • Extreme Programming (XP)
  • Dynamic System Development Method (DSDM), and
  • Feature Driven Development (FDD)

What is EXIN Agile Scrum Foundation?

  • Agile Scrum is a lightweight, iterative and incremental framework for managing product development.
  • It defines as a flexible, holistic approach in product development strategy where a development team works as a unit to reach a common goal
  • EXIN is the global independent certification institute for ICT-professionals. With more than 30 years of experience in certifying the competences of over 2 million ICT-professionals, EXIN is the leading and trusted authority in the IT-market
  • EXIN Agile Scrum Foundation offers professionals a unique certification that combines agile service management techniques and scrum development frameworks. The exam tests candidates on their understanding of key concepts and their application.

Prerequisite: There is no eligibility criterion for pursuing EXIN Agile Scrum Foundation certification

Course Content

EXIN Agile Scrum Foundation course covers the following:

1. Agile Way of Thinking
  • Adaption to an Agile environment works
  • Describe Agile Manifesto
  • Agile Principles
  • Parts of the Agile framework such as:
    • Pair Programming,
    • Test Driven Development,
    • Continuous Integration,
    • Continuous Refactoring, and
    • Collective Code Ownership
2. Scrum Practices
  • Scrum Roles
    • Product Owner
    • Scrum Master
    • Cross Functional/Development Team
  • Scrum Events
    • Time-boxed events
    • Characteristics of Sprints
    • Daily Scrum
    • Sprint Review and Retrospectives
  • What is Backlog
  • Importance of Backlog
    • Product Backlog
    • Sprint Backlog
    • User Stories
    • Definition of Done
3. Scrum Planning & Estimation
  • Scrum Planning
    • Sprint Planning meetings
    • Importance of the Daily Scrum
    • Sprint Duration
  • Scrum Estimation
    • Planning Poker,
    • Triangulation and Affinity Estimation
    • Ideal Days or Story Points
    • Backlog Ordering
4. Monitoring Scrum Projects
  • Burn-Up & Burn-Down Charts
  • Monitor Sprint Progress
  • Velocity of the Team
  • Kanban Boards
  • Information Radiators
5. Advance Scrum Concepts
  • Scrum in large, complex projects
  • Scrum with distributed teams
  • Understand different types of contracts in Scrum
  • How to create Agile workspace

Target Audience

  • Agile Scrum Foundation is designed to test a professional’s fundamental understanding of agile and scrum methodology. It is especially useful for those leading or participating in projects 
  • This certification is suitable for professionals working in an Agile context and who have the ambition to facilitate a Scrum team by assuming the role of a Scrum Master
  • IT Professionals, Project Managers, and Lead Project Managers/Engineers 
  • Certified professionals such as Project Management Professional (PMP)®/ Program Management Professional (PgMP)® / Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP)® / PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA)® can make use of this course hours towards submitting PDUs to the Project Management Institute (PMI)® to renew their certification.

Benefits

  1. Upon Completion of this course, ProXalt® will provide a course completion certificate.
  2. PDUs earned from this course can be submitted to the PMI® towards renewing your professional certification(s).
  3. Apart from getting the course completion certificate, the student will gain knowledge in:
    • What is Agile Methodology
    • What is Scrum Framework
    • Agile way of thinking
    • Scrum Roles
    • Scrum Events and the Definition of Done
    • Scrum Planning
    • Scrum Estimation
    • Scrum Monitoring

Completing and passing the formal EXIN Agile Scrum Foundation certification exam is a mandatory prerequisite for students who are pursuing EXIN Agile Scrum Master and EXIN Agile Product Owner Certification exams.



Exam Format

  • The official EXIN Agile Scrum Foundation Certification Exam consists of:
    • Multiple choice examination questions
    • Number of questions – 40
    • Pass mark – 65%
    • 60 minutes’ duration
    • Closed book. 
  • Note: Please note that if you purchase the exam voucher as part of this course, you will be able to save money on the exam fees as opposed to buying them later.


PMI® Requirements & PDUs

For all PMI® certifications except Certified Associate Project Management (CAPM)®, you’ll need to follow the Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) program and earn professional development units (PDUs). The goal is to ensure that your certified competencies stay relevant and up-to-date.

The PMI® requires 60 PDUs to renew your PMP®, PgMP®, PfMP® and PMI-PBA® certifications. These 60 PDUs are divided into two (2) categories: 

Category 1: Education Requirement: 

  • Minimum 35 Hours of educational completion certificate is required from a Registered Educational Provider (R.E.P) of the Project Management Institute (PMI®)
  • Out of these 35 hours, you must earn:
    • Eight (8) hours from Technical area,
    • Eight (8) hours from Leadership area, and
    • Eight (8) hours from Business/Strategic area
PDUs Total
Technical Leadership Business
8 8 8 24
  Remaining 11 PDUs can be obtained from any of the above mentioned three (3) areas. 11
Total #of PDUs from Education Req. 35
  • Remaining 25 hours (60-35=25) can be earned either from category 2 (Giving Back) or from category 1 (Education).

Category 2: Giving Back (optional):

  • Working as professional – 8 hours
  • Volunteering & Creating knowledge – 17 hours 

PDUs for this class:

  • Upon completion of all modules, videos, case studies, study guides and final exam, you will receive 14 PDUs certificate (Technical 6 hours + Leadership 3 hours +Strategic 5 hours = Total 14) from ProXalt® for this course.

NOTE:

  • If you are looking to fulfill 60 PDUs requirement set forth by the PMI®, please visit our PDU Bundle – FOUNDATION Package section.
  • This package will meet the PMI® requirements and save you substantial amount of time and money.

Project Management Institute, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) – Sixth Edition, Project Management Institute Inc., 2017, Page 57 Fig 3-2



Pricing

EXIN Agile Scrum Foundation Online course (E-learning) ONLY
Regular course fee US $399 US $ 50 Savings
Special Promotional Discount US $50 Use Discount Code – US50SCRFU
Course ONLY SALE US $349
EXIN Agile Scrum Foundation Online course(E-learning) + EXAM Voucher
Regular course + Exam Voucher fee US $674 US $ 75 Savings
Special Promotional Discount US $75 Use Discount Code – US75SCRFU
Course + Exam Voucher SALE US $599
PDU Bundle – Foundation Package (ITIL® + PRINCE2® + Agile Scrum Foundation Courses)
Regular course fee US $1,199 US $ 250 Savings
Special Promotional Discount US $250 Use Discount Code – US250BUN1
Registration 3 Courses Only US $949

Note

  • Exam voucher cost cannot be refunded once it is issued to the student. We procure this voucher from a third-party vendor. ProXalt® does not own the voucher policies and cost.
  • Once you register for the course, within 24 hours you will receive Login instruction and the link to the online course to your email.
  • After completing the online course send an email to Contact@ProXalt.com for the course completion certificate.

System Requirements for E-Learning:

  • Laptop/Desktop (PC/MAC) with current version of the web browser software
  • Mobile users: App for Android and iPhone
  • Good quality headset
  • Strong Wi-Fi internet connection


FAQS

Are you a Project Management Institute (PMI®) Registered Education Provider (R.E.P)?
Yes. ProXalt is a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P) for the Project Management Institute (PMI®) since 2006 (R.E.P Id 2697).
What is the course fee?
Course fee is published in the web site under the pricing section of the course with three (3) options (a). Course fee without the exam fee (b). Course fee including the EXAM fee and (c). PDU Bundle Package.
Is it must to purchase the exam voucher along with the course?
No, you do not have to purchase the exam voucher along with the course. If you choose to buy at the time of course registration, then you will be able to save time and money.
Can I buy the exam voucher at a later time from ProXalt®?
No, once the registration process is complete you cannot buy the exam voucher from ProXalt®. But you can purchase them directly from the Exam certification organization. Please contact ProXalt at Contact@Proxalt.com.
Can I ask for refund of exam voucher cost once it is issued to me?
No, exam voucher cost cannot be refunded once it is issued to the student. We procure this voucher from a third-party vendor. ProXalt® does not own the voucher policies and cost.
What is the validity of my exam voucher?
Exam vouchers are valid for six (6) months from the date of course registration. If you do not book the exam within six (6) months from purchase of voucher, you will need to buy the voucher again per the actual price.
How do I schedule my exam?
Please contact ProXalt® at Contact@Proxalt.com for assistance in scheduling your exam.
Is there any other hidden fee apart from the course fee?
The price what you see on the web site is finalized price and there are no other hidden fees.
How do I receive my course material?
Course material is available in electronic form (E-book). It is available on-line 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
How long will it take to get my course login id and password?
Once you register for the course within 24 hours you will receive your course login id and password along with other instructions.
How long will I have access to the training material?
The course comes with 120 days (24 hours a day 7 days a week) access.
What if I could not finish my training within 120 days?
If you exceed the set course time limit (120 days from the date of registration), you will need to re-register for the course, and pay the FULL course fee. Only then, you can continue the course from wherever you left off
What tools do I need to attend the training sessions?
 Laptop/Desktop (PC/MAC) with current version of the web browser software  Mobile users: App for Android and iPhone  Good quality headset  Strong Wi-Fi internet connection
Can I cancel my enrollment? Will I get a refund?
Yes, you can cancel your enrollment within 24 hours from the time of registration. A one-time fee of $25 will be charged towards the administration fee. The remaining amount will be refunded by check. With seven (7) days from the date of cancellation.
How long does it take to get official EXIN Agile Scrum Foundation exam results?
As part of the web-based exam, the results are displayed immediately after completion of the exam.
When do I receive my course completion and PDU certificate?
Once you complete all the presentation modules, exams, and the final exam then you need to send an email to Contact@Proxalt.com for the course completion certificate. ProXalt will review your course progress and send you the course completion certificate with 24 hours. This certificate includes PDUs, PDU Categories and PDU Claim Code.
I have passed the examination. When and how do I receive my Official certificate?
In case of both online and paper-based exam, your certificate will be available on PeopleCert website within 10-14 working days.


Course Package Includes

  • EXIN Agile Scrum Foundation Online course (E-learning)
    • Coverage of Agile Methodology, Scrum Framework, Agile way of thinking, Scrum Roles, Scrum Events and the Definition of Done, Scrum Planning, Scrum Estimation and Scrum Monitoring.
    • EXIN Agile Scrum Foundation E-book consists of eight (8) Study Guides
    • A full glossary at your fingertips
    • Timed practice exams
    • EXIN Agile Scrum Foundation -style 120 exam questions
  • Brilliant HTML-based lessons
  • Audio supplements
  • 120 Days of access – 24 hours a day – 7 days a week
  • Course Completion Certificate
  • 14 PDUs Certificate

Agile Scrum Foundation - Registration


(120 Days Access)

Regular Price $399.00
      COURSE Only for US $349.00
Regular Price $674.00
      COURSE + Exam Voucher for US $599.00

Exam voucher cost cannot be refunded once it is issued to the student. We procure this voucher from a third-party vendor. ProXalt® does not own the voucher policies and cost.

PDU Bundle – Foundation Pkg (60 PDUs $949)

NOTE

  • Failure to complete any one module(s)/exam(s) in the course is considered as NOT COMPLETE and the course completion certificate will not be released.
  • If you exceed the set course time limit (120 days from the date of registration), you will need to re-register for the course, and pay the FULL course fee. Only then, you can continue the course from wherever you left off.
  • Absolutely no FREE course extension other than re-registration.