Class Details

Price: $1,495

Course Details:

  • 3 Day Instructor-led Course
  • Convenient on-site training and centrally located classrooms in Columbia, MD and Tysons Corner, VA
  • Eligible for MyCAA Scholarship

Course Includes:

  • High quality hands-on training using role-plays, case-studies, and exercises
  • Course fee incudes certification exam fee. A $550 value!
  • Complimentary copy of the SBOK Guide
  • Free Lifetime Primary Membership
  • One-year Advanced Membership worth $120
  • Full breakfast with variety of bagels, fruits, yogurt, doughnuts and juice
  • Tea, coffee and soda available throughout the day
  • Freshly baked cookies at participating locations

Course Outline


Agile Overview

  • Agile Defined
  • Why use Agile?
  • Adaptive Project Management
  • The Agile Manifesto
  • Principles of the Agile Manifesto
  • Declaration of Interdependence
  • What has changed?
  • Differences between Waterfall and Agile

Domains of Agile Practices

  • Value-Driven Delivery
  • Adaptive Planning
  • Team Performance Practice
  • Agile Tools and Artifacts
  • Participatory Decision Models
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Continuous Improvement

Lean Kanban Software Development

  • Introduction
  • Core Values

Understanding Lean Software Development

  • Introduction
  • Core Values
  • Practices of Lean Software Development
  • Iterative Development

Understanding Kanban

  • Kanban in software development
  • Kanban Values
  • Kanban Practices
  • Definition of Lean Kanban
  • Implementing Lean Kanban


  • Overview of Scrum
  • Brief History of Scrum
  • Why use Scrum?
  • Scalability of Scrum
  • Scrum Principles
  • Scrum Aspects
  • Scrum Processes
  • Scrum and Kanban

Extreme Programming

  • Core Values
  • Roles
  • Practices
  • XP Releases
  • XP Artifacts
  • Adopting XP
  • XP Events
  • Iteration

Test-Driven Development


  • Core Values
  • Roles
  • Practices


  • Core Values
  • Roles
  • Practices
  • The Process

Feature-Driven Development

  • Core Values
  • Roles
  • Practices
  • The Process

Comparision of Agile Methods

Best Fit Analysis Tool


At the conclusion of this course, you will be able to do the following:

  • Provide an understanding of the Agile philosophy and practices including Scrum, Kanban, DSDM, Crystal, XP, and FDD
  • Provide a working knowledge of the various Agile methodologies
  • Provide participants with the ability to compare and choose which methodology would be appropriate in a given situation
  • Pass the SAMC certification exam

Class Exam

Your exam is included in the price of your course! 

Students who pass the exam will be awarded the SCRUMStudy Agile Master Certified (SAMC) certificate!

Exam Format:

  • 100 multiple-choice questions
  • No negative marks for wrong answers
  • 120 minutes duration
  • Proctored online exam