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Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Developer .NET certification

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Firebrand's accelerated course is designed to prepare you for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Developer .NET certification exam.

Attaining the Professional Scrum Developer (PSD) .NET certification will enhance a Scrum Development Team's productivity and efficiency.

This course teaches you software development using Scrum and Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tools. You'll learn how to create useful tools, and how to:

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  • Form effective teams
  • Explore and understand “Brownfield” architecture
  • Define quality attributes, acceptance criteria, and “done”
  • Create automated builds
  • Handle software hotfixes
  • Verify existence and removal of bugs
  • Plan releases and sprints
  • Estimate product backlog
  • Create and manage a sprint backlog
  • Hold a sprint review
  • Use Sprint Retrospectives
  • Use emergent architecture to avoid technical debt
  • Use Test Driven Development
  • Setup and leverage continuous integration
  • Decrease testing times, using Test Impact Analysis
  • Use refactoring practices
  • Create and manage test plans and cases
  • Create, run, record, and play back manual tests
  • Setup a branching strategy and branch code
  • Write more maintainable code
  • Identify and eliminate people and process dysfunctions
  • Inspect and improve your team’s software development process

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Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be Scrum .NET certified in just 3 days. With us, you’ll be Scrum .NET trained in record time
  2. Our Scrum .NET course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass Scrum .NET first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  4. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn Scrum .NET faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  6. You’ll be studying Scrum .NET with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 75,029 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study Firebrand's courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

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The three areas of knowledge that you'll learn on Firebrand's course:

  • Scrum - practice being part of a Scrum team, and see the core concepts in action. This will help you to practice self-organisation, and how to identify and overcome common Scrum team problems
  • Tools - this course is based on Visual Studio 2010, using either the Visual Studio Scrum 1.0 template or MSF/Agile process template
  • Best practices:
    • Coding - test-driven development, continuous integration and refactoring
    • Architecture - emergent architecture and evolutionary database development
    • Release management - planning, requirements definition, and shipment
    • Quality assurance - defining "done", pair programming, version control and acceptance testing.

Benefits of Training with Firebrand

  • Distraction-free residential training - you’ll live just steps away from your classroom
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities
  • Your Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll even sit your exam on the course and return home certified
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify

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On this Firebrand course, you'll learn:

Module 1: Introduction

  • Scrum and the PSD
  • Agenda
  • Logistics
  • Team formation
  • Review and Retrospective

Module 2: Visual Studio Scrum

  • Mapping Scrum to Visual Studio 2010
  • Comparing MSF/Agile and Visual Studio Scrum
  • Product Backlog Item work item type
  • Task work item type
  • Bug work item type
  • Test Case work item type
  • Queries and Reports
  • Supporting common Scrum activities
  • Demonstration and simulation
  • Review and Retrospective

Module 3: Case Study

  • Introduction to the case study
  • Downloading the source code, build, and exploring the application
  • Defining the product’s quality attributes
  • Defining “done”
  • Filing effective bug reports
  • In-Sprint vs. Out-of-Sprint bugs
  • Using Architecture Explorer to visualise and explore
  • Review and Retrospective

Module 4: Planning

  • Release planning
  • Grooming the Product Backlog
  • Product Backlog items estimation
  • Acceptance criteria
  • Spring Backlog
  • Review and Retrospective

Module 5: Emergent Architecture

  • Architecture and Scrum
  • Emergent architecture
  • Principles, patterns, and practices
  • Visual Studio 2010 modelling tools
  • UML and layer diagrams
  • SPRINT 1
  • Review and Retrospective

Module 6: Test-Driven Development

  • What is a unit test and why we care
  • Continuous Integration (CI) using Team Foundation Build
  • Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Covering Code, Re-factoring, and Test Impact Analysis
  • SPRINT 2
  • Review and Retrospective

Module 7: Ship It

  • Acceptance testing in Visual Studio 2010
  • Microsoft Test Manager
  • Test case management
  • Maintaining tests
  • Branching and merging
  • SPRINT 3
  • Review and Retrospective

Module 8: Overcoming Dysfunction

  • Becoming a high-performing development team
  • Development team challenges and how to overcome them
  • Flaccid Scrum and ScrumButs
  • Inspecting, adapting, and being transparent
  • Working with challenging Scrum Masters
  • Working with challenging Product Owners and Stakeholders
  • Course Review and Retrospective

See Exam Track...

You'll sit the following exam:

  • Professional Scrum Developer I .NET

The Professional Scrum Developer .NET assessment tests your knowledge on software development, using Scrum on Visual Studio 2010.

See What's Included...

Included:

  • Firebrand's own Scrum .NET courseware

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee
  • Onsite exams
  • Examination vouchers*
  • Practice tests**
  • Certification Guarantee***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Hands-on training through Lecture | Lab | ReviewTM
  • Digital courseware (if available)
  • * Exam vouchers may not be included for Apprentices and will require a separate purchase by an employer due to ESFA guidelines
  • ** Not on all courses
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

See Prerequisites...

This course is suitable for any member of a software development team. You may be a programmer, architect, database developer, tester etc. Product owners, Scrum Masters, and other stakeholders are welcome too.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

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"Professionally organised with well pitched training at the right tempo."
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"Thoroughly enjoyed the course as was able to expand knowledge gained through the PSD course. The trainer was knowledgeable and engaging. The venue and hospitality amazing as was food. Would highly recommend to others."
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"Convenient Facility and timings. Knowledgeable instructor."
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"Really enjoyed the training. Trainer was very knowledgeable and supportive. The group was fun to work with and I learnt a huge amount of information which will be relevant to my work. The venue and on site facilities were lovely and I had a relaxing time while preparing for a course with lots of new information. "
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