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Certified Scrum Developer - CSD®

Get Your Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Developer (CSD®) certification

Are you a technical person in an agile environment? Do you want to understand all the technical elements involved in being agile? If your answer is YES, then join the 5-day Certified Scrum Developer® (CSD®) course to get a full understanding of the Agile mindset, the Scrum framework and how to handle technical aspects of being agile.

You can expect a highly interactive and fun 5-days training where you will be challenged on your knowledge through exercises and simulations, as well as where the facts will be combined with practical examples – and yes you will be coding!

The course covers the critical skills in coding, testing, refactoring, continuous integration, and other related topics that are needed for successful team software development in an agile environment

On completion of the full 5-days training, you will be credited with an internationally recognized Certified Scrum Developer® certificate (CSD®) from Scrum Alliance.


Cost: R15 500,00 excl VAT

Topics To Expect In Your Scrum Developer Training

Agile & Scrum theory

Scrum Simulation: Scrumchkin

From Product Vision to Product Backlog

Behaviour Driven Development

Architecture and Design

Collaboration such as, but not limited to Pair Programming

Test-Driven Development

Unit Testing


Continuous Integration and Deployment

Single Command Build

Single Source Repository

Code Quality

Course Requirements

Your own laptop

Programming skills

Attend in-person the full 5 days course.

After successfully completing the course, you will be asked to accept the CSD License Agreement and complete your Scrum Alliance membership profile.

Your certificate will be valid for 2 years from acceptance of the CSD License

Who Would Benefit From Scrum Training?

  • Developers, Software Architects, Testers, Technology Directors, Project Managers, And Technical Leaders.
  • Anyone That Would Like An Understanding Of The Agile Mindset, The Scrum Framework, And The Technical Part Of Being Agile.

FAQs About Scrum Development

The Scrum Master is the servant leader to the Scrum Team and the Scrum Developer is the product producer. Both the Scrum Developer and The Scrum Master are skilled in the Agile methodology and Scrum Framework. The difference between the two is the Scrum Master facilitate, coach, train and mentor the Scrum Team in the agile mindset and frameworks. The Scrum Developer has to focus on the technical aspects of the project and manage the actual deliverables.

You’re more than welcome to do both the Certified Scrum Master and the Certified Scrum
Developer courses. It depends on where you see your career going and also how small yourteam is. The Scrum Developer certification is more technical than the Scrum Master one. Please keep that in mind.

Scrum certifications are industry-recognised means to show that you are a Scrum practitioner in whichever sub-discipline you choose. It means that you understand the core aspects of the Agile framework and you can use it to solve complex problems in your business.

According to Glassdoor, the salary comparison website, scrum developers earn on average close to R1,8 million a year.


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About the trainer

Mario Melo - Certified Scrum Developer Trainer

Mario began his career as a developer in 2004 and was one of the first Scrum Alliance official trainers to be awarded the Certified Scrum Developer (CSD) certification in Brazil. Since 2014, he has been working as a trainer and coach in Brazil and Europe, working with clients such as Nokia, Siemens, FPF Tech, Outsystems, Energias de Portugal (EDP) and others.

Mario is also a founder of Facta IT, a software development company from Belo Horizonte created in 2011 that has helped start-ups and multinationals find and develop technological solutions that provide returns on investments as soon as possible.