The ICP's learning objectives focus on the agile mind-set, values, principles and foundational concepts. They are grounded in what it means to be agile and achieve organisational agility without specific focus on any single agile methodology or framework (i.e. Scrum, XP, DSDM, SAFe, etc.)
The Agile Fundamentals course focus on the agile mindset, values, principles and foundational Agile concepts. They are grounded in what it means to be agile and achieve organisational agility without specific focus on any single agile methodology or framework (i.e. Scrum, XP, DSDM, SAFe, etc.). Upon earning this international certification, the student will understand the history of agile, the importance of “being” as well as “doing” agile, key aspects of value-driven development, adaptive planning techniques, and how to cultivate collaboration with customers, within organisations, and within teams. Students will also have gained the vocabulary to discuss the benefits of agile and how to avoid common pitfalls with fellow agile practitioners. In addition, accredited ICP courses focus on helping the student understand the value of continuous feedback, learning, and adaptation for products, processes, teams, and organisations. This one day course is jam packed and will also introduce you to the variou frameworks in Agile.
A fully customizable 1 day course configured to fit your context, jam-packed with fun interactive simulations on:
If you have knowledge and experience developing or managing software delivery projects or teams, but do not have knowledge in Agile yet, this course is recommended for you. This course is an introduction of Agile and will foster a common understanding of the topic. It is suited for all roles within the IT environment.
The Scaled Agile Framework is a brilliant and detailed framework referred to when Agile is used in larger organizations. SAFe is a good framework to understand since it adds a few additional roles and ceremonies to KANBAN and SCRUM forming a framework that can scale for large teams and organizations. Should you be looking for answers to scaling an Agile implementation or Agile for larger cross functional teams, SAFe is a good course to consider.
The SCRUM framework also has many scaling options for instance by introducing SCRUM of SCRUM ceremonies or looking into due track SCRUM.
The core idea of Lean is to maximize customer value while minimizing waste. All Agile Frameworks (including SCRUM and KANBAN) are based on the Lean principle with regards to value driven focus and minimizing any waste. In actual fact Lean is more focused on the mindset and thinking which overlaps brilliantly with regards to any Agile framework as both is based on the same principles and values.
Business Analysts can certainly benefit from Agile training as well as training in the most popular frameworks, SCRUM and KANBAN. Business Analysts can specifically benefit from the mindset changes required to excel in Agile. Requirements gathering are facilitated in a different manner and the focus of a Business Analyst is quite different.
Project Managers can certainly benefit from Agile training as well as training in the most popular frameworks, SCRUM and KANBAN. Project Managers can specifically benefit from the mindset changes required to excel in Agile.
Requirements gathering are facilitated in a different manner and the focus is shifted to the team with a customer value driven. We would recommend the follow courses in sequence as a general path to get Agile knowledge:
Software Testers will certainly benefit from Agile training (Including SCRUM and KANBAN), but also from the ICAgile TST course which specifically focusses on the role of a Tester within an Agile environment.
Agile is most commonly used within the software development space. Agile training is a must for any role within the software development industry as Agile is the start of continues delivery which is giving organizations the competitive edge. Software Development Managers can certainly benefit from this training course. In actual fact the Certified Product Owner and SCRUM training would be our first recommendation for Development Managers.
Yes, developers will certainly benefit from this course. In actual fact, the best recommended courses for Developers are:
Agile training in South Africa is not yet SETA certified. The DVT Academy is in the process of getting the Agile training within the Academy SETA certified. We are targeting January 2017.
Yes, most Agile courses address the differences between waterfall and Agile which is based on interactive development. The following course is recommended since it is covered at an organizational level:
Agile Coaching is very specialized and a natural career path for good Scrum Masters and Facilitators. DVT does present Agile Coaching training on request. It is ICAgile Certified training. You are welcome to contact us to elaborate on this subject. DVT is considered thought leaders in the Agile Coaching domain.
The Agile training does not address organisational transformation as a learning objective, yet touches on some of the elements. We would recommend that you contact DVT for a free 1 hour session to discuss organisational transformation. DVT is considered thought leaders in the Agile Coaching and transformation area assisting a number of clients with this challenge.
Agile is all about continuous delivery starting with Sprints. Agile is the start of continues development and delivery.
The course does not address Agile tools, yet you will be exposed to the Agile Coach and trainer who is a subject matter expert in the field and can give you certain recommendations.
The course might guide you as to which framework will work for your organization or team, yet Agile Coaching is recommended to ensure that it is fully integrated into the teams and that
This course is similar to most 1 or 2 day Agile bootcamps which is a good introduction to Agile. Our training is presented by Agile practitioners who fill the course with real world examples.
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