In the growing IT industry, most of the companies in today’s world looking for candidates with Agile certifications. This certification will give global recognition and let you stand out of the crowd.
This certification will also give better visibility, salary, credibility in the current trend.
In this article, we will discuss on the top 5 certifications in the Agile domain.
PMI Agile Certified Practitioner
This certification is one of the best project management certifications. It offers the best practices and methodologies on agile practices and validates the candidate’s capability in those areas. It also demonstrates the skills such as Kanban, Scrum, Lean and others. Candidates who acquired the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner certification must earn 30 professional development units every year to renew PMI-ACP certification.
Scrum Alliance (Certified Scrum Professional)
This certificate is an advanced level certification and recognises the ability of the candidate in advanced projects, artefacts, roles, and procedures of the Scrum Framework offered by Scrum Alliance. This professional level certification is one of the top Agile certifications and to pass this exam one doesn’t need to attend any training.
Scrum Alliance (Certified Scrum Master or Certified Scrum Product Owner or Certified Scrum Developer)
In Scrum Alliance there are 3 popular certifications offered by Scrum Alliance – Certified Scrum Master, Certified Scrum Product Owner, and Certified Scrum Developer. This involves a set of practices used in the management of agile projects for software development. Unlike the above certification, one needs to attend training to achieve this certification, for the certified Scrum Master (SCM) and Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), number of days for training is 2 days and for the Certified Scrum developer (CSD) involves 5 days of training.
Scrum.org (Professional Scrum Master or Professional Scrum Product Owner or Professional Scrum Developer-I)
This certification is offered by Scrum.org to validate candidate knowledge and understanding of Scrum and how to use in real time. These certifications are professional level certs for scrum product owners, scrum experts and scrum developers. To obtain this certificate one should pass the exam along with the training completion.
Safe Scaled Agilist/Safe Agilist or Scaled Agilist
This is a 2 days training offered for candidate who have more than 5 years of experience in Software development life cycle (i.e. software development, testing, project management, business analysis and scrum). This course provides detailed understanding of Lean-Agile leadership and how to act safe in agile. This course will help one to know how to maintain and release value added software for continuous development.
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