ICAgile Certified Agile Fundamentals

Duration: 
2 days
Codes: 
Q31250

Overview

This ICAgile accredited course examines the roles and responsibilities of team members working on Agile projects, delves into the specific practices which are used on Agile projects, explains the theory and concepts behind the Agile approach and prepares team members to be immediately productive working in an Agile environment.

During three dynamic days participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of what to expect on an Agile project and the skills to be effective on one.

The course, designed and built locally, covers the philosophy, values, principles and background of the Agile methodology. It explains the flow, the processes and the environment of an Agile project, giving participants an overall understanding of the Agile world and the tools and techniques used in delivering value. It presents a structure for defining value and ensuring the project delivers the right product at the right time for the right customer.

This course will earn participants 21 PDUs (Professional Development Units) with the Project Management Institute (PMI) and count towards the training requirements for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) Certification.

This course is part of the Agile Academy curriculum and we are proud to be a founding partner of the Agile Academy.

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Audience

  • Team members starting out in Agile projects
  • Project managers entering the Agile environment
  • Managers of teams involved in Agile development

Skills Gained

By the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • understand the background to participating in an Agile project
  • understand the roles and responsibilities of a typical Agile project team
  • understand the various tools available to Agile teams to facilitate the project
  • understand how Agile teams cooperate and collaborate to deliver business value
  • understand the important interpersonal skills Agile environments encourage and foster
  • understand how discipline and standards contribute to Agility.

Certification: This course aligns with the Foundation learning objectives of the International Consortium for Agile's "Fundamentals of Agile" track. Successful completion of the course results in the participant becoming a "Certified ICAgile Professional". For more information go to www.icagile.com

Prerequisites

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Course Outline

History of Agile

  • The agile manifesto
  • The agile principles
  • Difference between agile and waterfall

Moving Ideas Between Minds

  • How does it feel to work in an agile environment
  • Understanding your container of influence
  • Effective Communication
  • Establishing the workplace, flows, osmosis and radiators

Amplify Learning through Retrospectives

  • The active learning cycle
  • Managing complexity, time-boxing, inspection, adaptation
  • Acquiring knowledge through experimentation
  • Evolving methodologies
  • Self-organising teams
  • The divergence / convergence cycle

Establish a Learning Environment via Fast Feedback

  • Improving development economics
  • Exploiting good outcomes early
  • Layering feedback cycles - sprint, release test, repeat
  • Iteration planning
  • Test automation principles and continuous delivery

Agile Design

  • Repeatable design, cycles of investigation
  • Iterative development
  • Walking skeletons
  • Balancing increental delivery and incremental development
  • Reducing risk using spikes
  • Balancing anticipation and adaptation
  • Emergent design

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Upcoming Dates

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Course Location Days Cost Date
Glasgow
Glasgow2 1000 £1000 2019-02-18
Midlands
Birmingham2 1000 £1000 2019-02-18
Manchester
Manchester2 1000 £1000 2019-02-18
London
London2 1395 £1395 2019-03-14
Edinburgh
Edinburgh2 1395 £1395 2019-04-04
Manchester
Manchester2 1395 £1395 2019-04-17
Onsite
Onsite2 1000 £1000 2019-04-24
London
London2 1395 £1395 2019-05-07