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BCS EXIN Foundation Certificate in Agile Scrum

The BCS EXIN Foundation Certificate in Agile Scrum shows a candidate’s knowledge of the Agile and Scrum frameworks. Agile Scrum is about working together to successfully reach a defined goal. Agile methodologies are popular approaches in software development and testing and are increasingly being used in other areas. Scrum practices include establishing cross-functional and self-managing teams, producing a working increment of software at the end of each iteration or Sprint.

Accredited Training Organisations are selected and verified to be providing a course that will give candidates the necessary training for the entire syllabus. After successfully completing the course and passing the exam, candidates should be able to demonstrate a basic knowledge and understanding of general concepts in the following areas:


• The Agile way of thinking
• Scrum practices
• Scrum Planning and Estimation
• Monitoring Scrum Projects
• Advanced Scrum Concepts.

Who is it for?

The Agile way of thinking is best known in the field of software development and testing, but the principles are increasingly being applied in other types of projects. Scrum is a highly used Agile methodology and is suitable for all professionals looking to keep their knowledge up to date with the latest developments in the fields of IT and Project Management, particularly those leading or participating in projects. In particular, the certification is suitable for professionals working in the areas of:


• Project Management
• Software development
• Test Engineering and Management
• IT Service Management
• and Business Management.

This certification is highly recommended before starting a Scrum project

Included

12-month BCS Associate membership (not available to previous members). Click here for terms and conditions.

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Learning Objectives

Candidates should be able to demonstrate a basic knowledge and understanding of general concepts in the following areas:

• The Agile way of thinking
• Scrum practices
• Scrum Planning and Estimation
• Monitoring Scrum Projects
• Advanced Scrum Concepts.

Pre-Requisites

There are no entry requirements for this certification.

Note that it is recommended that you attend an accredited training course run by an accredited training provider, as the overall exam pass rates are notably higher for candidates attending such courses.

Course Content

Candidates will learn the general concepts in the following areas:

• The Agile way of thinking
• Scrum practices
• Scrum Planning and Estimation
• Monitoring Scrum Projects
• Advanced Scrum Concepts.

Exams & Certification

The exam will be held on the last day of the course in the afternoon.

• 40 multiple choice questions that consist of a list of possible answers
• Duration of 60 minutes
• A candidate must score at least 65% to pass (26/40)

If the examination is taken in a language that is not the candidate’s native/official language, then they are entitled to:
• 25% extra time.
• Use their own paper language dictionary (whose purpose is translation between the examination language and another national language) during the examination. Electronic versions of dictionaries will not be allowed into the examination room.

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