I focus on agile development practices , stay IT Rich experience in software development and project management . Currently available PMP, The next step is to focus on agile practice and agile certification . During this period of time, small partners are constantly asking what kind of training and certification are required for agile related work , While studying , Sort out this information , You can refer to it .
1. Certified products and organizations
1.1 EXIN: EXIN Agile Scrum Foundation & Master
This qualification includes the basic level examination EXIN Agile Scrum Foundation, And the advanced examination EXIN Agile Scrum Master .EXIN
Agile Scrum This is a specialty for leading and participating in projects ICT A certification examination designed by people , Especially suitable for project management , software development , Business Administration and IT
Professionals in the field of service management, etc .
* EXIN Agile Scrum Foundation This paper validates a professional about agile methodology and Scrum Mastery of practical knowledge .
* EXIN Agile Scrum Master The skills of agile planning and monitoring are verified , And as well Scrum Master Role station
Required skills . The form of practical work is adopted in the Master In the exam , In order to ensure that the examinee's ability to complete the task is accurately examined , It also enhances the practical value of this qualification .
1.2 Scrum Alliance: CSM/CSPO/CSD—CSP—CST/CSC
Certification courses are compared to other 2 More comprehensive foundation level certification , Focus on ScrumMaster This character , Students are required to attend the ScrumMaster Certification training courses , And then attend CSM examination , Pass the examination and obtain the certification qualification .
The certified product owner course will be explained in detail from the perspective of product owner Scrum method , The content includes basic tools , Implementation skills , And how the product owner helps the team deliver excellence , Methods and practices of products that customers really need . There is no need for an exam at the moment .
CSD Focus on providing developers with engineering skills to make working software , There is no need for an exam at the moment , participate in CSD Obtain certification after training course .
in addition ,Scrum expert （CSP） It belongs to professional certification ,CSP It must be rich in Scrum Experience and expertise , To get CSP Certification must be passed first CSM,CSD perhaps CSPO authentication .
Scrum Trainer （CST） And certification Scrum coach （CSC）,CST and CSC Must have experience and ability to work for other teams Scrum Train or instruct other teams to use Scrum, To get CST and CSC Certification must be passed first CSP authentication .
1.3 Scrum.org: PSD—-PSM I&II—-PSPO I &II
Scrum.org： And Scrum Alliance
The target population is basically the same , More open than that . Various types Scrum Method practitioners , Mainly in the United States and the United Kingdom .Scrum.org No rigid requirements , Self learning guidance is required , Through open assessment .
1.4 PMI: PMI-ACP (Agile Certified Practitioner)
ACP The examination was conducted by the American Association for project management （PMI） And 2011 An examination of agile project management was launched in .
Certificateholder's principles for different agile methods , practice , Knowledge of tools and skills , It does not define an agile method to practitioners . Unlike other agile certification based only on examinations or training ,PMI-ACP Applicants are required to attend a variety of agile training , Have rich experience in agile project , General project work experience and pass the exam .PMI-ACP Global recognition , Suitable for any industry , Including engaging in or not engaging in Internet technology （IT） And software development or maintenance personnel .
2. Comparative analysis table
Certification classification Audience Examination requirements Training requirements Examination type Examination language Validity of certificate
EXIN Agile Scrum Mainly for project management , software development , Business Administration and IT In the field of service management, etc Professional . Especially for those who lead or participate in the project .
There is no hard prerequisite , Relevant agile and project experience is necessary Foundation Level does not require training ;Master Level requirement training , And there is practical work 90 minute , 40 Objective questions ,
65% (26 of 40) adopt ; Closed book , No electronic equipment Britain , method , Netherlands , Japan , Spain , Portugal Six languages No re certification required
Scrum Alliance And Scrum.org The target population is basically the same , Any Scrum Benefit from methodology scrum Employees . Relevant working experience is required ;
This certification requires payment of membership fee Scrum Members of the Alliance get Scrum Master qualifications , Require authorized Scrum Trainer Two days of training 60 minute ;
35 Objective questions ; 69%(24 of 35) adopt English Recertification is required every three years
Scrum.org And Scrum Alliance The target population is basically the same , More open than that . Various types Scrum Method practitioners , Mainly in the United States and the United Kingdom .
No rigid requirements , Self learning guidance is required , Through open assessment Training is not required 60 minute ; 80 Closed questions , 85%(68 of 80) adopt English No re certification required
PRINCE2 AgileTM EXIN Certified PRINCE2 AgileTM Practitioner What we are facing is that it has been applied in practice PRINCE2
Employees of , Interested in agile methods in the project get PRINCE2 Practitioner certificate Request authorization training 2.5 hour ;60% adopt English It needs to be re certified every five years
PMI-ACP Agile practice in American project management 2,000 Hours of comprehensive project experience ; 1,500 Hours of agile project experience or project experience using agile methodology requirement 21
Hours of authorized training 3h; 120 Objective questions ;68.5%(69 of 100) adopt English , chinese It should be submitted every three years 30 individual PDU And renewal fee to complete the certificate update