75+ Hrs of Training Materials
2-3 Months approx | 4-8 hrs a week avg.
Fully self-paced | No expiration
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Earn pre-approved credits
Claim credits approved by PMI & SHRM
Earn 4 Certifications
Achieve the ScrumEx Designation
SSGI Certification offered through organizations such as the Baldrige Foundation, Air Canada, Murray State, Miami Date College, IRS & U.S. Army
Dr. Shore has consulted for companies such as GE, Doosan, Hyundai and Air Canada. He has been a guest lecturer at some of the world’s leading business schools in England, Italy, South Korea and China.
Developed By Prof. Barry Shore PhD. | Award Winning McGraw Hill Author| Over 40 Years’ Experience
Dr. Barry Shore is an outspoken advocate on the role of Project Management and Process Efficiency as metaphors for driving company performance to not only develop the right products and services but for creating efficient and competitive organizations capable of excelling in world markets.
His recent course material, prepared specifically for SSGI, has been acclaimed for its ability to present complex material in a very straight–forward and easy-to-understand style. When asked about this work he says, “One of my greatest pleasures is to help professionals move their careers to the next level and gain the skills that industry needs to compete on a global scale.”
Dr. Shore has written extensively in these areas, including over 100 peer reviewed papers published in leading scholarly journals, four books published by McGraw Hill Book Company and Holt, Rinehart and Winston, and hundreds of articles in trade publications. McGraw Hill honored him as a prize winning author for his book on Operations Management.
A Scrum Professional is a person who has a deep understanding and practical experience of Scrum, an Agile framework. They help organizations and teams adopt Scrum and improve their delivery of value through better collaboration, adaptability, and transparency.
The Scrum Excellence (ScrumEx) Career Track, developed Dr. Barry Shore, Prof. Emeritus UNH, is a career based certification program consisting of 3 Scrum related certification courses. This program has been designed to teach you the most important concepts, tools and techniques for managing projects using the Scrum framework. Through this Career Track you will earn the exclusive ScrumEx Designation.
The program consists of the following 3 core certification courses:
1.) Agile Leader | Earn (15 PDUs, 15 PDCs)
2.) Scrum Master | Earn (15 PDUs, 15 PDCs)
3.) Product Owner | Earn (15 PDUs, 15 PDCs)
Through these 3 courses, hand picked by Dr. Shore as the most critical skills for in-demand scrum professionals, you will learn the ins and outs of scrum & agile management related topics.
After completing all 3 courses and passing the respected certification exams, you will earn the exclusive Scrum Excellence (ScrumEx) certification, which is the final step in validating your ability.
This Career Track program will equip you with the knowledge, tools and credentials to take a lead role as a Scrum expert within an organization, and become a viable option for promotions, new job opportunities and higher salary.
The demand for Scrum Masters and Scrum professionals in general, has never been as significant as it is right now. Because Scrum is an Agile methodology focused on adapting quickly to feedback in iterations and ensuring customer satisfaction, those who hold certification in the area of Scrum have tangible proof of the skills and training needed for succeeding in a Scrum related job role.
Through these certification courses you’ll learn how to apply Scrum methodologies, tools and techniques to help your teams respond effectively to changing requirements that enable you to deliver higher quality services and products which result in increased customer satisfaction.
By learning these skills and earning certification, you are setting yourself apart from the competition and increasing your chances for promotions, new opportunities and higher pay.
The SSGI Scrum Excellence, ScrumEx Advanced certification is for anyone interested in advancing their career within an Agile, Scrum or business related management environment.
This designation is also applicable to those who currently hold a Scrum Master certification such as CSM, Agile Leader, or Product Owner certification, and are seeking to achieve independent recognition with the Certified Scrum Excellence (ScrumEx) designation. Pre-existing certifications through SSGI or third parties, can be used to fulfill course requirements for the ScrumEx designation.
In addition to Scrum Masters, Product Owners and Agile Professionals, some applicable roles for this certification include:
– Project Managers
– Services Operations
– Support Teams
– Process Managers
You will have to complete all the courses (3) outlined in the learning path. To ensure you get the certification, you should pass the Agile Leader, Scrum Master, and Product Owner certification exams. At that time you will earn your ScrumEx certification and can start using your new designation!
Course 1.) Agile Leader
Outline: Full Course Syllabus Here
Skills Learned: Agile, Leadership, Teams, Managing Diversity & Inclusion, Change Management, Negotiating, Scrum, and more.
Course 2.) Scrum Master
Outline: Full Course Syllabus Here
Skills Learned: Scrum Roles, Scrum Events, Scrum Artifacts, Sprints, Meetings, Agile Methodology, and more.
Course 3.) Product Owner
Outline: Full Course Syllabus Here
Skills Learned: Market Research, Product Development Strategy, Project Management Framework, Agile Methodology, Waterfall Approach, Leadership Skills, Management Skills, Change Agent, Negotiating, Scrum BOK.
Upon completing all 3 Career Track Certification courses, you will be awarded the ScrumEx Certification/Designation. You will also be able to share your certification and have employers verify it as shown below.
Our Career Track program is fully comprehensive and this certificate is proof that you have developed professional level working knowledge in the subject areas of Scrum, Agile and Process Improvement. Upon completing all 3 certification courses, you will be award with the title of ScrumEx.
In this Career Track program you will complete 3 separate certification courses: Agile Leader, Scrum Master and Scrum Product Owner. With these 3 unique certifications as well as the knowledge and skills gained along the way, you will set yourself ahead of the competition.
Instantly attach your certificate & new designation to LinkedIn while giving your resume a boost. Your credential will be hosted on its own unique URL where employers can verify your achievements and PDF copies can be dowloaded. You will also receive digital badges upon exam completion which can be attached to your email signature and more. Start promoting your talents today with SSGI Career Tracks!
Becoming Scrum Excellence Certified (ScrumEx) can open up a plethora of new career opportunities and an accompanying salary increase. The knowledge and certification’s achieved through this career path, gives you a fast track to a more successful career in business management.
As an average, those who are certified in Scrum can earn somewhere between $82,357 and $104,950 per year. According to a survey by Age of Product, the average salary of a scrum master with an entry level certification and no previous agile experience is $85,000. As you gain more experience, compensation also increases.
By attaining the knowledge, tools and skills of Scrum, you’re showing to prospect employers that you’re a leader who can provide valuable expertise, beyond that of what a conventional project manager can contribute. In today’s competitive business environment there’s an increasing demand for professionals with adequate Scrum knolwedge, as every team requires a professional who can lead and manage Agile focused projects.
The Baldrige National Quality Award, established by the U.S. Congress in 1987, is the highest formal recognition of the performance excellence of both public and private U.S. organizations given by the President of the United States. It is administered by the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, an offical partner of Six Sigma Global Institute (SSGI).
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SSGI is accredited by the Better Business Bureau® (BBB) to maintain training standards, and by the CPD (Continuing Professional Development Accreditation), and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), and the Project Management Institute (PMI-ATP) as an Authorized Training Partner. You can find more information here.
If you have previously taken one of the selected Career Track courses through SSGI, but still wish to earn the ScrumEx certification/designation, please contact us directly and we can assist you in purchasing the remaining courses needed to fulfill the requirements for the ScrumEx.
Absolutely! Reviews from students who’ve taken SSGI courses and the ScrumEx certification program include many stories about how alumni have been able to advance their careers. There is a proven track record of SSGI alumni making successful transitions into the careers of their dreams, receiving promotions and increased salary. Our training is designed to be fully practical and gives you the toolset needed to become a successful Scrum Professional.
All of our certification programs are open to students and professionals in various industries and levels of experience. Our curriculum is designed to teach what you need to know from basic fundamentals all the way to advanced levels. The only requirement is access to a PC and/or Mac and a stable internet connection.
This depends on your learning style and the amount of time you have to dedicate. Some finish the program in a matter of weeks and others take months. On average, you should expect to spend 2-3 months to complete the entire program. However, you are given the freedom to complete all of the training at your own pace as there is no expiration.
All exams are fully online and can be taken on your own schedule. In order to receive certification, you must obtain a passing score. Please note that course exams can be repeated as many times as you need.
Yes, you may order a physical copy of your certificates by mail. Printed certificates are printed in high quality, large size certificate paper that measures 11.0 x 14.0 inches. The fee is $25 per certificate. Please email us if interested.
None! The program cost includes everything and there are no additional fees required to earn your certification. There are also no renewal fees as all certifications have lifetime value.
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