Agile - Syllabus

batch Agile Foundation Exam - English
IP owner:Agile Consortium®
Accreditation institute:Van Haren Certify
Examination institute:certN

Exam format

Attempts per voucher:1
Number of questions:60
Passing score:70%
Time:60 minutes
Open-book:No
Language:English

Dutch

Invigilation:None
Question type:Multiple choice

Exam Syllabus

The following table is an overview of the topics examined in the certification exam.

#questionsLevel(s) of CognitionCategory
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10Agile Manifesto

  • Values and Principles
8Agile culture and leadership

  • Agile culture
  • Agile leadership
  • Agile team values and team dynamics
14Scrum

  • Values
  • Team and roles
  • Process and Events
  • Artifacts
5Methods and frameworks

  • Kanban
  • Agile project framework
  • Lean Startup
  • LeSS
  • Nexus
  • SAFe
  • Spotify
  • eXtreme Programming
11Agile way of working

  • Boards in Scrum & Kanban
  • Estimations
  • Story Mapping
  • Workshops
  • User Stories
  • Portfolio wall
  • Release planning
  • Burn-up / Burn-down
  • Agile testing
5Value and continuous delivery

  • Prioritization
  • Continuous delivery
  • Value
  • Customer
  • Flow
  • Focus
  • MVP
  • Agile organization
7Empiricism and improvement

  • Feedback
  • Impediments
  • Inspect & Adapt; product, process & way of working

Reference Material

The reference material for the ASL® 2 Foundation exam is:

Agile Manifesto

Scrum guide

  • Authors: Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland
  • ISBN: /
  • Publisher: ScrumGuides website, licensed CC-BY 4.0

The Scrum guide is available for free on the ScrumGuides website.

 

Candidates are also recommended to read the following material:

Agile – Pocketguide voor wendbare organisaties

  • Authors: Theo Gerrits, Rik de Groot and Jeroen Venneman
  • ISBN: 9789087537982
  • Publisher: Van Haren Publishing

Scrum and XP from the trenches

  • Author: Henrik Kniberg
  • ISBN: 1430322640
  • Publisher: InfoQ

Scaling Agile in organisaties