Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Developer .NET certification - Only 3 Days

Seven reasons why you should sit Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Developer certification

Find Out How We Help You To Learn New Skills Quickly

  1. You'll be Scrum .NET certified in just 3 days. With us, you’ll be Scrum .NET trained in record time
  2. Our Scrum .NET course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass Scrum .NET first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  4. You’ll learn more Scrum .NET. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn Scrum .NET faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  6. You’ll be studying Scrum .NET with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 64,524 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study Firebrand's Scrum .NET courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

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Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 64,524 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.53% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations:



"Excellent course, wonderful facilities, wouldnt hesitate to recommend."
Sharon Atchley , Assessment & Qualifications. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (24/7/2017 to 25/7/2017)

"The course was well balanced and at a good pace. Excellent real life experience and a superb lecturer."
Bill Crawford, Lloyds -- Contractor. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (28/7/2016 to 29/7/2016)

"Extensive and short course - brilliant for acquiring plenty of knowledge on SCRUM in a short amount of time!!!"
Elliot Sochall, CSM. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (31/3/2016 to 1/4/2016)

"Friendly and helpful staff, knowledgeable trainer, good residential facility which gives more time to focus on learning."
Siva Chandrasekaran, Enadlytix Limited. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (31/3/2016 to 1/4/2016)

"Firebrand Training has allowed me to immerse myself in a SCRUM/Agile environment, allowing me to gain a good understanding and confidence in my own knowledge and ability. I have found this way of working to be good for me and will use them again for my training needs. "
Anthony Eckett, Eckett Ltd. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (28/1/2016 to 29/1/2016)

"The training provided by Firebrand was exactly what was needed. The course instructor, gave us the background and depth required to be able to put theory into practice."
David Vaughan, SOPRASTERIA. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (30/7/2015 to 31/7/2015)

"Well organised and prepared course which covers the ground in a short time, highly effective!"
Mark Goodyer, Devtronix. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (26/5/2015 to 27/5/2015)

"Good opportunity to learn a new skill or polish up on others I knew in less detail."
Anonymous - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (26/5/2015 to 27/5/2015)

"The PSM course delivers all you need to know about the topic to be able to start the change to SCRUM adaptation."
Claudio Cauchi, Ascent Software. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (26/5/2015 to 27/5/2015)

"The lecturer was knowledgeable and insightful, not only in the actual theory required but also for real life experience."
Anonymous - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (26/5/2015 to 27/5/2015)

"I enjoyed the stay at the training centre. It is an intense experience."
David Pittomvils, DK-Rents. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (26/5/2015 to 27/5/2015)

"If you really want to get insight and knowledge about Scrum, I wholeheartedly recommend the Firebrand PSM course - filled with fun, facts and real life experience."
Ted MorrisDawson, Sopra Steria. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (9/4/2015 to 10/4/2015)

"This short, intense course prepared me well for the examination and has given me a lasting understanding of Scrum principles. The instructors have been excellent trainers, making the course fun, interesting and inspiring."
Dave Bolton, Steria. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (9/4/2015 to 10/4/2015)

"The instructor is an excellent trainer with a great understanding of scrum, and an enthusiastic ability to pass this on to others."
Colin Wilson, HP. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (9/4/2015 to 10/4/2015)

"Very friendly instructor and passionate about the course. Thank you for the course."
Ibrahim Ahmed, Steria. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (9/4/2015 to 10/4/2015)

"Excellent course content, structure and delivery. Good accommodation. V. good food and facilities."
Paul Mumford, Rotork plc. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (29/1/2015 to 30/1/2015)

"Very good training course and I hope to do more courses in the future."
Junisa Marah, UNK. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (29/1/2015 to 30/1/2015)

"Fantastic experience and learning environment. Delivering quick results."
Vikas Srivastava, Pega Systems Ltd. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (29/1/2015 to 30/1/2015)

"I would have no hesitation in recommending Firebrand for intense guided instruction. Maximum use of time & high quality instruction. Friendly staff, bottomless drinks & fruit!"
Perry Shears, Perry Shears Consulting. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (29/1/2015 to 30/1/2015)

"Second to none!"
Nay Htun, British Heart Foundation. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (14/4/2014 to 15/4/2014)

"The scrum course was great, involved all team members and great course material."
Vinee Ly, K3. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (14/4/2014 to 15/4/2014)

"Good training."
Scott Davey, The Principality Building Society. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (27/1/2014 to 28/1/2014)

"FIREBRAND IS AWESOME"
Barry Weaver, Smart Info Tech Ltd. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (27/1/2014 to 28/1/2014)

"Firebrand delivers and is committed to giving you an environment conductive to learning. 3rd visit and hope to visit again."
Eugene Kramer, PVT. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (27/1/2014 to 28/1/2014)

"The instructor was knowledgeable, very enthusiastic and engaging. The facilities were good."
Chris Jones, Principality. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (27/1/2014 to 28/1/2014)

"The professional scrum master training courses was helpful and informative with the frame work clearly expressed and explained."
Ann March, Intergraph. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (29/7/2013 to 30/7/2013)

"Firebrand gets me qualified!"
David Whitfield, na. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (29/7/2013 to 30/7/2013)

"Firebrand provides an excellent service with focused accessible trainers."
Jacinta Spence, Autodata Ltd. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (29/7/2013 to 30/7/2013)

"Superb facility with very knowledgable and entertaining tutors that make learning easy. keep up the great work"
Mark Townend, MID Counties Coop. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (3/4/2013 to 4/4/2013)

"Great way to effectively learn a new skill"
David King, N.A. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (3/4/2013 to 4/4/2013)

"The instructor proved that Scrum can be used for more than software development. Excellent course, great instructor, and now Im a Professional Scrum Master. Thanks"
James Lapwood, Firebrand Training. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (3/4/2013 to 4/4/2013)

"An interesting course - well led and well organised."
G.C. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (4/2/2013 to 5/2/2013)

"CSM course was very good, interestingly presented and relevant."
Danial Clarke, Micro Focus. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (4/2/2013 to 5/2/2013)

"Great training, great instructor, great food and a place to sleep!"
Mike Pett, Hewlett Packard. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (4/2/2013 to 5/2/2013)

"The course instructor is extremely knowledgeable in the subject. He trains you in more than passing the exam, he adds practical application of the Scrum Framework."
Andrew Macmaster, Firehorse Business Services Ltd. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (4/2/2013 to 5/2/2013)

"It was a great experience - not only have I left with a qualification, I also got to meet other skilled professionals and a very knowledgeable trainer who increased my knowledge in Agile and Scrum immensely."
Rosie Crocker. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (22/11/2012 to 23/11/2012)

"I found the course refreshingly correctly pitched. The was instructors was informative and made the course entertaining for someone like me who doesnt have a technical background and out of my comfort zone."
S.K, Quantum Investments LLC. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (20/12/2012 to 21/12/2012)

"Good trainer and environment, enabling the group to come together and get more value from each other as well as the instructor."
Doug Forbes, GAEA Management. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (20/12/2012 to 21/12/2012)

"The level of knowledge demonstrated by the trainer was superb, matched only by his capacity to share this knowledge with the group."
Dave Lovegrove, Triad Group Plc. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (22/11/2012 to 23/11/2012)

"It was a productive time away to learn!"
G.O. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (22/11/2012 to 23/11/2012)

"Firebrand is hands on, inspiring and realistic. I will come back."
Damian Watson. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (22/11/2012 to 23/11/2012)

"I found the training to be focus and informative but nerver boring."
Errol Elliott, Digiworld Ltd. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (22/11/2012 to 23/11/2012)

"Well organised course in pleasant surroundings. The residential element gives an opportunity to concentrate 100% on the subject of the course"
Mark Coulthwaite, Currently seeking new opportunity. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (22/11/2012 to 23/11/2012)

"Have been on 2 residential courses with Firebrand and I would recommend them . Both courses have been really useful, tutors first class . Teaching style involves theory, practise and engaging discussions suits varied learning styles. Pace is fast and does involve evening work/revision so recommend the residential aspect to minimise distractions"
M.A. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (22/11/2012 to 23/11/2012)

"Firebrand is the real deal - walks its talk - your getting the best"
Brian Howlett. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (22/11/2012 to 23/11/2012)

"I found the course and the course facitilies execllent"
Valerie McLaughlin, VMF Consutling Ltd. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (22/11/2012 to 23/11/2012)

"The course is a must. The instruction is highly engaging , very informative and gives not only theoretical knowledge, but the practical insights required by candidates to enable them to apply scrum in their organisations."
Gloria Ruane, Barclays. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (22/11/2012 to 23/11/2012)

"I would absolutely recommend Firebrand Training to anyone wishing to spend minimal time away from the office, whilst ensuring excellent quality teaching and facilities."
Samantha Swift. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (22/11/2012 to 23/11/2012)

"Trainer was superb at keeping up engagement, making the course fun and informatiive, highly recommended"
Kelley Jones, McAfee. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (22/11/2012 to 23/11/2012)

"The whole experience of training with Firebrand is a very positive one, every need is taken care of, the facilities are excellent and the content and style of the course was engaging, informative and never less than very interesting. I would recommend Firebrand to anyone"
Steven Davies, Jalad Ltd. - Scrum Firebrand's training for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification (2 days) (22/11/2012 to 23/11/2012)

Firebrand's accelerated course is designed to prepare you for Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Developer .NET certification exam.

Attaining the Professional Scrum Developer (PSD) .NET certification will enhance a Scrum Development Team's productivity and efficiency.

This course teaches you software development using Scrum and Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tools. You'll learn how to create useful tools, and how to:

  • Form effective teams
  • Explore and understand “Brownfield” architecture
  • Define quality attributes, acceptance criteria, and “done”
  • Create automated builds
  • Handle software hotfixes
  • Verify existence and removal of bugs
  • Plan releases and sprints
  • Estimate product backlog
  • Create and manage a sprint backlog
  • Hold a sprint review
  • Use Sprint Retrospectives
  • Use emergent architecture to avoid technical debt
  • Use Test Driven Development
  • Setup and leverage continuous integration
  • Decrease testing times, using Test Impact Analysis
  • Use refactoring practices
  • Create and manage test plans and cases
  • Create, run, record, and play back manual tests
  • Setup a branching strategy and branch code
  • Write more maintainable code
  • Identify and eliminate people and process dysfunctions
  • Inspect and improve your team’s software development process

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The three areas of knowledge that you'll learn on Firebrand's course:

  • Scrum - practice being part of a Scrum team, and see the core concepts in action. This will help you to practice self-organisation, and how to identify and overcome common Scrum team problems
  • Tools - this course is based on Visual Studio 2010, using either the Visual Studio Scrum 1.0 template or MSF/Agile process template
  • Best practices:
    • Coding - test-driven development, continuous integration and refactoring
    • Architecture - emergent architecture and evolutionary database development
    • Release management - planning, requirements definition, and shipment
    • Quality assurance - defining "done", pair programming, version control and acceptance testing.

Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a Certification Guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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On this Firebrand course, you'll learn:

Module 1: Introduction

  • Scrum and the PSD
  • Agenda
  • Logistics
  • Team formation
  • Review and Retrospective

Module 2: Visual Studio Scrum

  • Mapping Scrum to Visual Studio 2010
  • Comparing MSF/Agile and Visual Studio Scrum
  • Product Backlog Item work item type
  • Task work item type
  • Bug work item type
  • Test Case work item type
  • Queries and Reports
  • Supporting common Scrum activities
  • Demonstration and simulation
  • Review and Retrospective

Module 3: Case Study

  • Introduction to the case study
  • Downloading the source code, build, and exploring the application
  • Defining the product’s quality attributes
  • Defining “done”
  • Filing effective bug reports
  • In-Sprint vs. Out-of-Sprint bugs
  • Using Architecture Explorer to visualise and explore
  • Review and Retrospective

Module 4: Planning

  • Release planning
  • Grooming the Product Backlog
  • Product Backlog items estimation
  • Acceptance criteria
  • Spring Backlog
  • Review and Retrospective

Module 5: Emergent Architecture

  • Architecture and Scrum
  • Emergent architecture
  • Principles, patterns, and practices
  • Visual Studio 2010 modelling tools
  • UML and layer diagrams
  • SPRINT 1
  • Review and Retrospective

Module 6: Test-Driven Development

  • What is a unit test and why we care
  • Continuous Integration (CI) using Team Foundation Build
  • Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Covering Code, Re-factoring, and Test Impact Analysis
  • SPRINT 2
  • Review and Retrospective

Module 7: Ship It

  • Acceptance testing in Visual Studio 2010
  • Microsoft Test Manager
  • Test case management
  • Maintaining tests
  • Branching and merging
  • SPRINT 3
  • Review and Retrospective

Module 8: Overcoming Dysfunction

  • Becoming a high-performing development team
  • Development team challenges and how to overcome them
  • Flaccid Scrum and ScrumButs
  • Inspecting, adapting, and being transparent
  • Working with challenging Scrum Masters
  • Working with challenging Product Owners and Stakeholders
  • Course Review and Retrospective

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You'll sit the following exam:

  • Professional Scrum Developer I .NET

The Professional Scrum Developer .NET assessment tests your knowledge on software development, using Scrum on Visual Studio 2010.

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Included:

  • Firebrand's own Scrum .NET courseware

Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Accelerated Learning Programmes include:

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • On site testing ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Transportation to/from designated local railway stations
  • Examination Passing Policy

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Firebrand goes digital

We’re currently migrating from printed to digital courseware. Some courseware is already available in digital, while other books remain in printed form. To find out if this course is digital, call us on 080 80 800 888.

There are several benefits of easy-to-use digital courseware: downloads are immediate, and you’ll always have your courseware available wherever you are. You won’t need to wait for a printed book to be delivered before you start learning – and it’s better for the environment. You can choose to download the courseware to your own device, or borrow one of ours.

Considering a Microsoft course? Always have the most up-to-date Microsoft digital courseware with ‘Fresh Editions’. This gives you access to all versions of digital courseware – you’ll receive updates and revisions of your textbook, at no charge, for the life of that course.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMI, GIAC, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, CISSP CBK Review and CSX Practitioner Level 1,2 and 3
  • *** On site testing is not included for our PMI, GIAC, CSX Practitioner or ITIL Managers and Revision Certification Courses.
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

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This course is suitable for any member of a software development team. You may be a programmer, architect, database developer, tester etc. Product owners, Scrum Masters, and other stakeholders are welcome too.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on 080 80 800 888 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

Interested? See prices or call 080 80 800 888