Agile Certifications Trainings & Exams


  • PMI's Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP®)

2 Scrum alliance

  • Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC)
  • Certified Scrum Coach (CSC)
  • Certified Scrum Developer (CSD)
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)
  • Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)
  • Certified Scrum Trainer (CST)
  • Certified Team Coach (CTC) (in development)


  • Professional Scrum Developer I (PSD-I)
  • Professional Scrum Master I (PSM-I)
  • Professional Scrum Master II (PSM-II)
  • Professional Scrum Product Owner I (PSPO-I)
  • Professional Scrum Product Owner II (PSPO-II)
  • Professional Scrum Trainer (PST)
  • Scaled Professional Scrum (SPS)

4. Scrum Study

  • Agile Expert Certified (AEC)
  • Certified Implementation Expert (CIE)
  • Expert Scrum Master Certified (ESMC)
  • Scrum Developer Certified (SDC)
  • Scrum Fundamentals Certified (SFC)
  • Scrum Master Certified (SMC)
  • Scrum Product Owner Certified (SPOC)
  • SCRUMStudy Certified Trainer (SCT)

5. Scrum Institute

  • Scrum Certification for Java Developer
  • Scrum Certification for Mobile App Developer
  • Scrum Certification for Web Developer
  • Scrum Master Accredited Certification
  • Scrum Product Owner Accredited Certification
  • Scrum Team Member Accredited Certification

6. BCS

  • Agile BA
  • Agile Foundation
  • Agile practitioner

7. Agile certifications

  • ACI Accredited Agile Practitioner (AAP)
  • ACI Accredited Kanban Practitioner (AKP)
  • ACI Accredited Lean Software Development Practitioner (ALSP)
  • ACI Accredited Product Owner (APO)
  • ACI Accredited Scaled Agile Practitioner (ASAP)
  • ACI Accredited Scrum Master (ASM)
  • ACI Certified Agile Associate (CAA)
  • ACI Certified Scrum Associate (CSA)

8. IC Agile

  • ICAgile Certified Professional (ICP)

Agile Value Management

  • ICAgile Certified Professional in Business Value Analysis (ICP-BVA)
  • ICAgile Certified Professional in Agile Portfolio Management (ICP-PFM)

Agile Management

  • ICAgile Certified Professional in Agile Project Management (ICP-APM)
  • ICAgile Certified Professional in Adaptive Management (ICP-ADM)

Agile Coaching

  • ICAgile Certified Professional in Agile Team Facilitation (ICP-ATF)
  • ICAgile Certified Professional in Agile Coaching (ICP-ACC)

Agile Development

  • ICAgile Certified Professional in Agile Programming (ICP-PRG)
  • ICAgile Certified Professional in Agile Software Design (ICP-ASD)

Agile Testing

  • ICAgile Certified Professional in Agile Testing (ICP-TST)
  • ICAgile Certified Professional in Test Automation (ICP-ATA)

Enterprise Agile Coaching

  • ICAgile Certified Professional in Agility in the Enterprise (ICP-ENT)
  • ICAgile Certified Professional in Coaching Agile Transitions (ICP-CAT)

Agile Leadership

9. Scale Agile

  • SAFe Agilist (SA)
  • SAFe Practitioner (SP)
  • SAFe Product Manager/Product Owner (SPMPO)
  • SAFe Program Consultant (SPC)
  • SAFe Program Consultant Trainer (SPCT)

10. International Software Quality Institute (iSQI)

  • Certified Agile Essentials (CAE)
  • Certified Agile Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Certified Agile Tester (CAT)
  • iSQI Certified Agile Business Analysis (CABA)

11. Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD) (via Disciplined Agile Consortium)

  • Black
  • Blue
  • Green
  • White
  • Yellow

12. DSDM

from DSDM methods:

  • Level 1 – DSDM Foundation (certification done via APMG)
  • Level 3 – DSDM Agile Professional (fmr. DSDM Advanced Practitioner)
  • Level 4 – DSDM Agile Trainer-Coach
  • Level 5 – DSDM Agile Consultant

from generic Agile:

  • Level 1 – Agile Foundation
  • Level 3 – Agile Leader Advanced Practitioner

13. Global Association for Software Quality (GASQ)

  • REQB Agile Practitioner Extension

14. APMG

  • AgileBA Foundation
  • AgilePgM Foundation
  • AgilePM Foundation
  • AgilePM Practitioner

15. Agile Consortium (via certification program)

  • Agile Foundation
  • Agile Master
  • Agile Practitioner

16. International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB)

  • Agile Tester Foundation

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  • Agile Scrum foundation
  • Agile Scrum Master


  • Prince2 Agile

19. Large Scaled Scrum (LeSS)

  • Certified LeSS Practitioner
  • Certified LeSS for Executives

20. Other Agile trainings :

  • Agile Methodology Implementation
  • Agile Test Strategies & Management
  • Agile User Stories, Planning & Estimation
  • Certified SCRUM Master
  • Co-Existence of CMMI® & Agile – The Balancing Act
  • Executive Overview to Agile Methodology
  • Mastering Agile SCRUM
  • Software Excellence using “Extreme Programming” Practices

Agile Books

• Scrum Guide (Ken Schwaber, Jeff Sutherland)
• The Art of Agile Development (James Shore)
• Do Better Scrum (Peter Hundermark)
• The Scrum Primer (Pete Deemer, Gabrielle Benefield, Craig Larman, Bas Vodde)
• Agile Software Development with Scrum (Ken Schwaber, Mike Beedle)
• Scrum – A Pocket Guide (Gunter Verheyen)
• Estimation & Retrospective Estimation (Allan Kelly)
• Management 3.0: Leading Agile Developers, Developing Agile Leaders (Jurgen Appelo)
• Essential Scrum: A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process (Kenneth S. Rubin)
• Agile Game Development with Scrum (Clinton Keith)
• Coaching Agile Teams: A Companion for ScrumMasters, Agile Coaches, and Project Managers in Transition (Lyssa Adkins)
• Agile Software Requirements: Lean Requirements Practices for Teams, Programs, and the Enterprise (Dean Leffingwell)
• User Stories Applied: For Agile Software Development (Mike Cohn)
• The Leader’s Guide to Radical Management: Reinventing the Workplace for the 21st Century (Stephen Denning)
• Personal MBA: Master the Art of Business (Josh Kaufman)
• Experimentation Matters: Unlocking the Potential of New Technologies for Innovation (Stefan H. Thomke)
• Little Bets: How Breakthrough Ideas Emerge from Small Discoveries (Peter Sims)
• The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable (Patrick Lencioni)
• Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us (Daniel H. Pink)
• Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams (Tom DeMarco, Tim Lister)
• Parkinsons Law: Or The Pursuit Of Progress (Northcote C Parkinson)
• Architecture and Patterns for IT Service Management, Resource Planning, and Governance (Charles T. Betz)
• Software in 30 Days: How Agile Managers Beat the Odds, Delight Their Customers, And Leave Competitors In the Dust (Ken Schwaber, Jeff Sutherland)
• The Art of Business Value (Mark Schwartz)
• Impact Mapping (Gojko Adzic)
• Gamestorming: A Playbook for Innovators, Rulebreakers, and Changemakers (Dave Gray, Sunni Brown, James Macanufo)
• Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great (Esther Derby, Diana Larsen, Ken Schwaber)
• Fifty Quick Ideas to Improve your User Stories (Gojko Adzic, David Evans)
• User Story Mapping. Discover the Whole Story, Build the Right Product (Jeff Patton)
• Agile Product Management with Scrum: Creating Products that Customers Love (Roman Pichler)
• Scrum Product Ownership: Balancing Value from the Inside Out(Robert Galen)
• The Product Manager’s Desk Reference (Steven Haines)
• The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses (Eric Ries)
• Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder (Nassim Nicholas Taleb)

Agile Blogs

• Coaching Agile Teams (Lyssa Adkins)
• Scrum Log (Jeff Sutherland)
• Martin Fowler blog (Martin Fowler)
• Jurgen Appelo blog (Jurgen Appelo)
• Alistair Cockburn website (Alistair Cockburn)
• J.D. Meier’s blog (Meier)
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• Telling It Like It Is (Ken Schwaber)
• A Blog on Scrum & Agile Product Management (Roman Pichler)
• Mountain Goat Software blog (Mike Cohn)

Agile Videos

• Introduction to Scrum – Scrum Training (Michael James)
• Scrum Training – Crash Course
• Self-Organization: The Secret Sauce for Improving your Scrum team (Ken Schwaber)
• The State of Agile – 2014 The Path to Agility Conference (Ken Schwaber)
• Understanding Agile and Scrum (Ken Schwaber)
• Hyperproductive Distributed Scrum Teams (Jeff Sutherland)
• Scrum Metrics for Hyper-Productive Teams #1 (Jeff Suterland, Scott Downey)
• Scrum Metrics for Hyper-Productive Teams #2 (Jeff Suterland, Scott Downey)
• Scrum Metrics for Hyper-Productive Teams #3 (Jeff Suterland, Scott Downey)
• Scrum Metrics for Hyper-Productive Teams #4 (Jeff Suterland, Scott Downey)
• Scrum Metrics for Hyper-Productive Teams #5 (Jeff Suterland, Scott Downey)
• The art of doing twice as much in half the time (TEDx, Jeff Suterland)
• Effective User Stories (Mike Cohn)
• Agile Product Ownership in a nutshell (Henrik Kniberg)
• Spotify Engineering Culture part 1
• Spotify Engineering Culture part 2
• Five Disfunctions of a Team (Patrick Lencioni)
• The wrong way to do Agile – Chet Wrong series

Agile Links

• Retr-o-mat (Corinna)
• Retrospective Plans (Agile Retrospective Resource Wiki)
• Getting Real (37 Signals)
• The Scrum Papers (Jeff Sutherland)
• Simple Scrum (Tobias Mayer)
• Rapid Scrum (Scott Downey, Jeff Suterland)
• Open View Partners (Venture Capital)
• Lego 4 Scrum
• TastyCupcakes
• Twelve Awesome Interactive Facilitation Techniques for Agile Teams (VersionOne)
• Agile Games and Exercises List (AgileSparks)

Agile Articles and reference cards

• The New New Product Development Game (Hirotaka Takeuch, iIkujiro Nonaka)
• A Leader’s Framework for Decision Making (David J. Snowden, Mary E. Boone)
• Scrum Checklist 2011 (Boris Gloge / InfoQ)
• Scrum Master Checklist (Michael James)

Agile Tools and software

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• Rally –
• Team Foundation Server –
• LeanKit –
• ScrumDo –
• OnTime Scrum –
• Telerik TeamPulse –
• Scrumwise –
• Targetprocess –
• Acunote –
• Icescrum –
• ScrumDesk –
• Yodiz –
• PlanBox –
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