Applying Professional Scrum for Software Development (APS-SD)

12 June, 2024Amsterdam, The Netherlands

3 days
In Person
Software Development

Take your Agile software development skills to the next level with our Applying Professional Scrum for Software Development (APS-SD) training. Join our certified trainer for this hands-on 3-day course and learn how to turn product requirements into business value by creating releasable software increments. Get ready to become a Professional Scrum Developer!

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3 days


09:00 – 17:00









What will you learn?

During this intensive 3-day APS-SD training, you will gain valuable insights into the Agile engineering practices and supportive tools that will supercharge your team of Developers. Get hands-on experience working with a realistic product backlog and learn how to engineer, design, develop, test, integrate, and deliver functionality within a single iteration. Dive into core Scrum concepts and see them in action as you continuously improve as a Scrum team. Discover how to leverage the right tools for your tech stack, enhance code quality, and achieve continuous integration. By the end of the training, you will be equipped to turn product requirements into releasable software increments and drive business value.

Key takeaways

  1. Agile engineering practices for enhanced performance and releasable software increments.
  2. Application of Scrum core concepts in real-life scenarios.
  3. Optimizing tooling to fit your stack.
  4. Successful implementation and shipping of functionality.
  5. Enhancing code quality and advancing continuous integration.
  6. Releasing software increments with confidence.


Continuously improve as a Scrum team

Who is it for?

Our Applying Professional Scrum for Software Development training is perfect for professionals who have already been working with Scrum and a professional toolset (e.g., C#/Visual Studio, Java with Eclipse or IntelliJ, javascript/typescript on nodejs, python with pip). Whether you’re a programmer, architect, database developer, tester, or possess technical know-how, this course is designed to elevate your skills. If you’re part of a Scrum Team and want to establish a shared understanding of terminology and concepts, this training will also benefit you. Previous participants have included all members of Scrum Teams looking to enhance their capabilities and deliver more value. Take the next step in your Agile journey by earning the APS-SD certificate!


You have been working with Scrum and a professional toolset for some time. Toolsets include C#/Visual Studio, Java with Eclipse or IntelliJ, javascript/typescript on nodejs, python with pip, etc. Basic knowledge of Agile software development and Scrum principles is beneficial but optional.

What others have to say

Ivo Bot

Developer at VodafoneZiggo

“The combination of practice and theory that we have been doing during the 3 days; it feels like the correct balance.”


Hussain Nauman


“Best part of the training course? Free form discussions, constant interaction and addressing deeper nuances.”


Djurre Bakker

Vitas Young Talent

“Doing the 75 minute scrum sessions really helped to show how doing proper scrum helps improve delivering a done increment (it was also more fun).”


Why should I follow this training?

Gain Agile engineering skills to accelerate software development.

Unlock the potential to turn product requirements into valuable software increments.

Become a certified Professional Scrum Developer and gain a competitive edge in the tech industry.

Exam and Certification

After completing the training course, you will receive an exam code from This code is valid indefinitely, allowing you to take the exam online whenever you choose. If you take the exam within 14 days after receiving the exam code and you do not pass with the required score, offers a free second attempt. If you take the exam later and don’t pass, you must request a new exam code from Any additional attempts will have separate costs not included in the training course.
If you pass the exam, you will:

  • Receive the Professional Scrum Developer certificate.
  • Become a lifelong member of the community.
  • Be included in the global Professional Scrum Developer database.

What else
should I know

After registering for this training, you will receive a confirmation email with practical information. A week before the training, we will ask you about any dietary requirements and share literature if you need to prepare.

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Course information

Our trainers are experts with impressive track records.

Travel and accommodation expenses are not covered.

This training includes all literature needed and a delicious lunch on each course day.

More information about the Professional Scrum Developer assessment can be found here.

Meet the trainers

Manuel Riezebosch

Meet Manuel Riezebosch, trainer at Xebia Academy. Manuel is a Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) and trains on behalf of Xebia in Microsoft, like the Professional Scrum Developer (PSD) with .NET training course. View Manuel’s full profile and training courses on Xebia Academy.

Jesse Houwing

Meet Jesse Houwing, a Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) at Xebia Academy. He teaches all courses but also Azure courses.

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