About the Program

  • What are the course objectives?

    This Agile and Scrum Career Advancement Bundle combines a thorough education on Agile methodologies, Scrum practices, and Microsoft Excel 2013 capabilities. Simplilearn's Agile and Scrum training program is the ideal course package for aspiring professionals who want to make their career in project management.
    Agile is a project management approach that is well suited for projects that are complex and uncertain, and more than 50 percent of Agile projects use Scrum, making it the most popular Agile method. You’ll become an expert in Scrum practices, managing cross-functional and self-managed teams and producing working code at the end of each iteration or Sprint. You’ll also enhance your ability to develop and deliver high-quality products to your customers and apply Scrum concepts to your organization.
    The program also includes a comprehensive training on Microsoft Excel 2013, the powerful spreadsheet application that supports the analysis of business functions. The Foundation and Intermediate courses will help you create and manage spreadsheets and workbooks; format cells, ranges and tables; create charts and insert objects; and work with advanced formulas and tools, including macros, calculations, graphics tools, pivot tools, converting tables to lists and much more. You’ll also learn new features introduced for Excel 2013, including saving files in remote locations, new chart types, FlashFill, slicers and timeline feature to work with pivot tables. Demos are provided to show how to work with the Excel application and get hands-on experience in Excel 2013. No prerequisite skills are required for taking this course.

  • Why is this training so highly in demand?

    The Agile and Scrum certification is accredited by Exin, an ISO certified independent examination institute and is a leading provider of independent information management certification and accreditation. There are over 50,000 Professional Agile and Scrum certified professionals worldwide. Simplilearn’s course on Agile and Scrum certification will enhance your industry credibility and boost your earning potential.
    Organizations worldwide require professionals with good MS Excel skills: 
    • Many businesses seek professionals who have strong data analyzing and organizing skills. Getting Microsoft Excel certified can give you a competitive edge over your peers.
    • MS Excel is a credential that can quickly get your resume noticed by the recruiters.
    • High-paying profiles such as business analysts, marketing managers and project managers demand Excel skills.
    • Microsoft Excel is a ubiquitous and valuable tool, which enables professionals to arrange huge data and perform graphing, calculations, making the interpretation of information and data easy.
    • Businesses are always on the lookout for professional who can harness the power of macros and shortcuts
    • Currently, there are approximately 37,500 lT professionals across the globe who hold a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification.

  • What skills will you learn?

    Agile and Scrum:
    At the end of Simplilearn’s training in Agile and Scrum certification, you will be able to:
    • Describe and utilize Agile methodologies
    • Discuss Scrum roles, ceremonies and artifacts
    • Plan, execute, monitor and track Scrum projects
    • Understand advanced Scrum topics
    • Gain a deep understanding of Agile and Scrum philosophy
    • Effectively apply Scrum in your organization

    Microsoft Excel 2013
    Simplilearn’s Microsoft Excel 2013 Foundation and Intermediate training enables the users to perform the following tasks:
    • Create and manage worksheets and workbooks
    • Create cells and ranges in Excel 2013
    • Create tables in Excel 2013
    • Apply formulas and functions in Excel 2013
    • Create interactive charts and objects in Excel 2013
    • Work with dual monitors as each workbook works in its own window.
    • Create conditional formatting and apply it to tables, worksheets, PivotTables, and cells, and use formulas for applying conditional formatting.
    • Change data to a table with different in-built table styles and use new formulas and functions for easy calculations.
    • Save files in remote locations to help access online files from anywhere.
    • Use VLOOKUP for finding relevant information or data from large spreadsheets.
    • Filter and sort data to enable you to quickly huge sets or lists of data and extract the necessary information.
    • Switch and upgrade to newer versions of MS Excel.
    • Set up Excel macros and shortcuts

  • What are the career benefits in store for you?

    The benefits of earning Agile and Scrum certification are as follows:
    • Career opportunities of the certified candidates expand greatly as their knowledge remains current.
    • The integrated approach of the course makes certified professionals more marketable as the demand for generalists is growing.
    • Certified professionals demonstrate their knowledge of core Agile and Scrum methodologies to employers and peers.
    • Certification increases the scope of the professional’s role in the enterprise and Agile led projects.
    • The certified professional will be able to effectively apply Agile and Scrum methodologies in the organisation.
    • The performance of the candidate in the workplace improves greatly.
    • An Agile Scrum certified professional has a median salary of $120,000 (payscale.com) and are hired by top companies such as Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft and IBM.
    The benefits of earning Microsoft® Excel 2013 Foundation certification are as follows:
    • According to payscale.com, in high-growth industries, entry-level employees who hold a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification or Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification can earn up to $16,000 more, annually, than their peers.
    • It helps professionals in their career by maximizing the value of their data, helping to control costs more effectively, and obtaining business information.
    • This course and certification will increase your visibility in your organization.
    • This certification sets you apart from your colleagues and ensures you get recognized for your knowledge and skill.

  • Who should take this course?

    The following categories of professionals are ideal for the Agile and Scrum certification:
    • Individual contributors such as developers, testers and architects who are working or likely to work on Scrum projects
    • Project managers and Scrum Masters
    • Product owners, business analysts and customers of Scrum projects
    • Senior managers, process coaches or SEPG/QMG/PMO members governing Scrum projects
    • Product owners and managers, software architects, developers, coders and testers 

    Microsoft Excel 2013 Foundation and Intermediate courses are ideal for those who use MS Excel to perform daily activities, including project managers, marketing, accounting and pricing and business analysts.

  • What are the course prerequisites?

    There are no eligibility criteria for the Agile Scrum certification, but it is helpful for a candidate to have:
    • An understanding of the basics of project management
    • Been closely involved with a project that builds or enhances a product
    • Experience of at least three years working in software development teams 

    There are also no prerequisite skills are required for the Microsoft Excel 2013 course. To become certified, you must register for the certification exam on the Microsoft website and schedule it with Pearson VUE. 

  • How do you become a Microsoft Excel 2013 certified professional?

    The target audience of the course is anyone who is interested in learning Excel 2013. No prerequisite skills are required for taking this course.

    For Microsoft Excel 2013 certification, you will have to appear for the Microsoft certification exam. To do this, you will need to register for the examination. You will need to register at the Microsoft official website. Once registered, you will need to sign in, select your exam and schedule it with Pearson VUE.

Learning Path

  • Course 1

    Agile Scrum Foundation

    This Agile and Scrum certification course accredited by Exin helps you master professional knowledge of Agile methodologies and Scrum practice. The Scrum framework, a subset of Agile, allows collaborative teams to more efficiently deliver projects by dividing them into incremental portions.

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  • Course 2

    Microsoft® Excel 2013 Foundation

    Aimed at helping those candidates who are new to Excel, this course imparts the knowledge required to efficiently handle the applications and tools of MS Excel. This enables the users to work with graphic tools, pivot tools and other calculations. This end-user course enables the participants to understand all capabilities of the Microsoft Excel.

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  • Course 3

    Microsoft® Excel 2013 Intermediate

    Ideal for students who have basic skills with Microsoft Excel 2013 and who want to learn intermediate-level skills. This training course will equip them with the right skills to work with advanced formulas, lists, and illustrations. Students will also work with charts and advanced formatting including styles.

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  • Master's Program Certificate

Why Online Bootcamp

  • Develop skills for real career growthCutting-edge curriculum designed in guidance with industry and academia to develop job-ready skills
  • Learn from experts active in their field, not out-of-touch trainersLeading practitioners who bring current best practices and case studies to sessions that fit into your work schedule.
  • Learn by working on real-world problemsCapstone projects involving real world data sets with virtual labs for hands-on learning
  • Structured guidance ensuring learning never stops24x7 Learning support from mentors and a community of like-minded peers to resolve any conceptual doubts


  • How do I enroll for the online training?

    You can enroll for this training on our website and make an online payment using any of the following options:
    • Visa Credit or Debit Card
    • MasterCard
    • American Express
    • Diner’s Club
    • PayPal 
    Once payment is received you will automatically receive a payment receipt and access information via email.

  • What do I get with the Master’s Program?

    You will gain access to e-learning content for all courses included in the learning path, exclusive forums moderated by faculty and industry experts, and monthly mentoring sessions by faculty and industry experts. Upon completing the program requirements, you will receive the Master’s certification.

  • Do you provide a money back guarantee for the training programs?

    Yes. We do offer a money-back guarantee for many of our training programs. Refer to our Refund Policy and submit refund requests via our Help and Support portal.

  • Can I cancel my enrollment? Will I get a refund?

    Yes, you can cancel your enrollment. We provide you complete refund after deducting the administration fee. To learn more please refer to our Refund Policy.

  • Where and how can I access the e-learning content? Are there any limitations?

    Once you register for a course by paying the course fee, you will have 24/7 access to the e-learning content on our website. An automated course purchase confirmation email will guide you through the process.

  • I am not able to access the online courses. Whom should I contact?

    Contact us using the form on the right of any page on the Simplilearn website, select the Live Chat link or contact Help & Support.

  • How do I track the hours already spent on the course?

    You can track the number of hours spent on the course by accessing the Learning Management System (LMS).

  • Can I extend the access period?

    Yes, you can extend the access period by paying an additional fee. Please contact our Help and Support portal for more information.

  • Do you provide any group discounts for online training programs?

    Yes, we have group and team discount packages for online training programs. Contact Help and Support to learn more.

  • How does Simplilearn assure that the material and the training delivered are effective?

    Our certification training is designed for you to pass the exams on your first attempt. With a hands-on learning approach and Global Learning Framework, the training not only gives you the confidence to pass the exam, but also helps you retain knowledge beyond the exam.

  • Do you provide a course completion certificate?

    Yes, we offer course completion certificate after you successfully complete the training program.

  • Is the exam fee included in the course fee?

    No. The exam fee is not included in this course. Participants must pay the exam fee when applying for the exam.

  • I’d like to learn more about this training program. Whom should I contact?

    Contact us using the form on the right of any page on the Simplilearn website, or select the Live Chat link. Our customer service representatives can provide you with more details.

  • Disclaimer
  • PMP, PMI, PMBOK, CAPM, PgMP, PfMP, ACP, PBA, RMP, SP, and OPM3 are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.