Frequently asked questions

  • Does the course cover Lean?Open or Close

    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.

  • Is this good software tester training?Open or Close

    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.

  • Is this good project management training?Open or Close

    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 Fundamentals course – An excellent introduction to Agile and its frameworks
    • SCRUM training – Still the most commonly used framework in Agile
    • KANBAN training – A very popular Agile framework that can be applied to any area or work stream (including HR, Marketing and Finance)
    • Certified SCRUM Master training – geared towards the Scrum Master role, yet valuable for any member of the Scrum Team.
    • Certified SCRUM Product Owner training – geared towards the business and management role within the organisation yet very valuable for the Project and Program Management role within the organisation. We would also recommend the training to innovation driven teams.
  • Is this good software development manager training?Open or Close

    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.

  • Is this good Agile training for developers?Open or Close

    Yes, developers will certainly benefit from this course. The best-recommended courses for Developers are:

    • Agile Fundamentals (ICAgile Certified)
    • SCRUM training
    • KANBAN training
  • Is this SETA certified training?Open or Close

    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.

  • Does the training address Agile coaching?Open or Close

    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.

  • Does the training address Agile organisational transformation?Open or Close

    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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