The SBOK® Guide 4th Edition is now available for download in English!
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Creation and update to the SBOK® Guide

With above 3 million downloads and 1,000,000+ certified students, a Guide to the Scrum Body of Knowledge (The SBOK® Guide) provides guidelines for the successful implementation of Scrum - the most popular Agile product development and project delivery framework. Over time, the SBOK® Guide has become the industry standard for any practitioner or professional, who would like to deliver projects using Scrum and Agile.

Creation and update to the SBOK Guide

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Over time, the SBOK® Guide has become the industry standard for any practitioner or professional, who would like to deliver projects using Scrum and Agile.

52 Co-authors and Reviewers

In 2013, the SBOK® Guide was co-authored by 52 subject matter experts and reviewers from 10 countries.

Inputs from 2100+ A.T.P.s

The SBOK® Guide was improved further over time with inputs from 1000+ SCRUMstudy® Certified Trainers (SCTs®), and 2100+ SCRUMstudy Authorized Training Partners (V.A.T.P.s) in 90 countries.

Industry-wide Acceptance

Employees from 50,000+ companies and 150+ countries have enrolled with SCRUMstudy® and used the SBOK® framework to implement projects inside their companies.

The Scrum Framework

The Scrum framework defined in the SBOK® Guide includes all the principles, aspects, and processes required to deliver projects successfully using Scrum. The SBOK® Guide also provides the framework for Scaling Scrum for large projects and the enterprise.

SBOK® Guide 4th Edition Launch Timeline

1st Aug 2022

SBOK® 4th edition to be released in English.

15th Sep 2022

SBOK® 4th edition will be available in Spanish & Portuguese languages.
  • All study materials(online courses, classroom materials, ATP faculty materials) will be available based on SBOK® 4th edition.
  • Students will have an option to choose the online course edition they want to study with. ATPs and students can order physical materials based on either SBOK® 3rd or 4th edition.

1st Nov 2022

SCRUMstudy certification exams based on SBOK® 4th edition will be available.
  • Students can give their exam based on either SBOK® 3rd or 4th edition.

1st Jan 2023

All physical materials, online courses & exams transitions to SBOK® 4th edition.
  • Purchase of courses, exams, and other study materials based on SBOK® 3rd edition will no longer be available.
  • However, existing students who have access to courses and exams based on SBOK® 3rd edition will remain valid till their course expiry date.

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