Certified Agile Developer (CAD)

Certification Overview

Certified Agile Developer (CAD)

Exam Code: CAD-001

Agile approaches help teams respond to unpredictability through incremental, iterative work cadences, known as sprints. Agile methodologies are an alternative to waterfall, or traditional sequential development. Agile, a popular method of delivering top-quality software on schedule through a collaborative, iterative approach. Certification helps in understanding the key principles of Agile software development, which promote faster release cycles, better deliverable's and the ability to adapt quickly to changing circumstances. You’ll gain knowledge on policies and process improvements that can enhance interactions between developers and project and program managers.

Agile software development, uses iterative, feature-driven, customer-focused Agile practices to develop applications that meet user requirements. In this certification, you also gain practical experience performing each role within an Agile team.

Exam Information

The exam comprises of 40 Multiple Choice Questions out of which the candidate needs to score 70% (28 out of 40 correct) to pass the exam.

Exams are online and proctored based, using a webcam and a reliable internet connection exams can be taken anywhere and anytime.

The total duration of the exam is 1 hour (60 Minutes).

No external sources of information may be accessed during the exam via ProctorU. Further details of the materials permitted are provided:

  • Identification Proof
  • If a Candidate does not pass the exam in the second (2nd) attempt, the candidate must wait for a period of at least fourteen (14) calendar days from the date of their attempt to retake the exam for third (3rd) time or any subsequent time.
  • The exam can be taken any number of times.

Certified Agile Developer (CAD)™ is valid for life

CAD™ is a trademark of GAQM.


Note: The Certified Agile Developer (CAD) Certification has no pre-requisites (Completion of an E-Course is not mandatory from GAQMBok portal), but we highly recommend doing the E-Course as maximum number of questions are drawn from the E-Course in the actual exam.

Course Outline

Module Information - 1

  • Agile Development
  • Waterfall Model
  • Basics of Agile
  • Agile Values
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Agile Practices
  • Business Benefits of Agile
  • Agile Manifesto
  • Myths

Module Information - 2

  • Agile Software Writing
  • User Story
  • Story Types
  • Key Players
  • User Story Components
  • Agile Planning
  • Estimate
  • Velocity in Estimating
  • Planning Poker

Module Information - 3

  • Agile Planning Horizons
  • Release Plan
  • Iteration Planning
  • Estimating Velocity
  • Task Planning
  • Task List and Attributes 

Target Audience

  • Group Negotiation
  • Conflict Managemet
  • IT professionals
  • Business Analysts
  • Application Developers
  • IT Architects
  • System Administrators
  • Managers who work on software development projects.

Registration Process for E-Course and Exam

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  • E-Book Included
  • The Package also includes E-Voucher/Access Key for Certification Exam
  • The E-Voucher/Access Key can be used via ProctorU Globally.
  • Includes E-certificate and Digital Badge if you qualify in the exam.
  • Course Duration: 40 Days
  • Price: 140 USD


  • Validity: 240 Days
  • Price: 128 USD
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