The ICP-TST's learning objectives focus on the roles and responsibilities of Agile testers with a passion for collaborating and software quality. They will learn how to successfully deliver with the right mindset while working in distributed teams and collaborating with Developers.
This certification focuses primarily on Agile testing techniques and processes in addition to the mindset and role of an Agile tester. Learning outcomes include; the ability to distinguish and “agilize” the different types of testing on an Agile project, to understand how business, development and testing personnel collaborate on an Agile development cadence. Also, students will learn Agile test strategies and techniques related to release planning, testing within iterations, regression testing, performance testing, pre-deployment and production support testing.
If you are in the testing space or are an Agile enthusiast, then consider applying. This course is an introduction to Agile from the eyes of a tester and will assist in the understanding an Agile way of working will affect the role of a tester.
The core idea of Lean is to maximise customer value while minimising waste. All Agile Frameworks (including SCRUM and KANBAN) are based on the Lean principle with regards to value-driven focus and reducing any waste. Lean is more focused on the mindset and thinking which overlaps brilliantly with regards to any Agile framework as both are based on the same principles and values.
Software Testers will certainly benefit from Agile training (Including SCRUM and KANBAN), but also from the ICAgile TST course which specifically focuses on the role of a Tester within an Agile environment.
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 is facilitated in a different manner and the focus is shifted to the team who are customer value driven. We would recommend the follow courses in sequence as a general path to gain Agile knowledge:
Agile is the most commonly used methodology within the software development space. Agile training is a must for any role within the software development industry as Agile is the start of continuous delivery which is giving organisations the competitive edge. Software Development Managers can certainly benefit from this training course. In fact, the Certified Product Owner and SCRUM training would be our first recommendation for Development Managers.
Yes, developers will certainly benefit from this course. 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.
Agile Coaching is very specialised and is a natural career path for good Scrum Masters and Facilitators. DVT presents Agile Coaching training on request. It is ICAgile Certified training. You are welcome to contact us for more information. 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. DVT is considered thought leaders in the Agile Coaching and transformation area assisting some clients with this challenge.
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