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Certified Agile Professional (ICP)

This course covers how to be Agile, starting with an Agile mindset. We help you apply Agile practices, regardless of which Agile methodology or approach you use.

4 days, 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Online

Session information

Sessions

Session 1
Mon 28 Sep 09:00 - Thu 01 Oct 13:00
4 days
Online
Presented by Rahul Sharma
  • R7,950.00 incl. VAT

4 days, 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Online

Session information

Sessions

Session 1
Mon 19 Oct 09:00 - Thu 22 Oct 13:00
4 days
Online
Presented by Bevan Williams
  • R7,950.00 incl. VAT

4 days, 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Online

Session information

Sessions

Session 1
Mon 23 Nov 09:00 - Thu 26 Nov 13:00
4 days
Online
    • R7,950.00 incl. VAT

    Description

    Many teams have seen the benefit of adopting an Agile approach, but get stuck on following a specific framework. This course removes the focus on roles and events, and focuses on agility within the team. Learn about the Agile mindset, values, and principles and how this mindset will help your team become truly agile.

    Course Objectives

    • Apply the Agile mindset, values, principles and foundational concepts to your work
    • Use tools and techniques to create a shared understanding within teams
    • Describe what self-organised teams look like
    • Demonstrate how to build and manage a product backlog
    • Differentiate between Customers and Users and explain how they impact your product development process
    • Execute an iterative process using the Scrum framework

    Topics Covered

    • Introduction to Agile 
    • Novice-to-expert Journey 
    • Structuring teams for Agility 
    • High Performance Teams 
    • Lifting Off Teams 
    • Create and Manage the Product Backlog 
    • Buyers vs Users vs Customers
    • Agile requirements and User Stories
    • Relative Sizing and planning poker
    • Managing stakeholder expectations
    • Visual Information Radiators 
    • Useful Agile metrics
    • Technical practices

    Certification

    International certification with ICAgile

     

    Duration

    In Person - 2 full days
    Live online - 4 half days

    Who Should Attend?

    Those new to the Agile world, and practitioners who recognize the need to focus on “being” agile in addition to “doing” agile

    FAQ

    How long is the course?

    For in class, face-to-face training, the course is two full days. We start at 8:30 a.m. and finish at 4.30 p.m. Our live online training runs over 4 consecutive days from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 

    How big is a class?

    The maximum number of delegates is 20. It allows for focused learning and in-depth discussions. 

    How have you prepared your training rooms in light of COVID-19?

    Please watch our safety video showing how we have set up the training room for optimal safety
     

    Can this course be done virtually?

    Yes, we have virtual options available. Please refer to the location of the course to find available virtual and classroom dates.

    Does the course include certification?

    The course includes internationally recognized certification from ICAgile. 

    Is this certification internationally recognized?

    Yes. ICAgile Certified  Professional (ICP) is recognized everywhere around the world, including the US, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and the Middle East. 

    Does the certification expire? 

    No. The price includes the cost of certification which does not expire. 

    Are there more levels? 

    Yes, your ICP certification is the foundational accreditation for the Agile Delivery Roadmap. This allows you to choose the journey most relevant to your interests and desired outcomes with knowledge-based certifications, as well as, competency-based certifications. 

    Do we write the exam during the training? 

    No. There is no exam required to achieve this certification. Your participation during the training will be used to determine whether you are eligible to receive the accreditation. 

    Is the certification included in the price? 

    Yes. Lunch, snacks, stationery, training manual, and Value Added Tax (VAT) are also included. 

    Does price include VAT? 

    Yes. The price includes Value Added Tax. The price you see on the website is the price you will pay. 

    How can I pay? 

    You can pay via EFT or credit card. After you register and make your reservation, you will receive a quote/invoice with the banking details and credit card link. 

    Can my company pay for my training? 

    Absolutely. Connect us with your HR or Learning and Development department. If you see your company name in our “clients” section, it is excellent news – Think Agile is on your approved vendor list. 

    Can I cancel my booking? 

    You can cancel or reschedule for free up to 10 days before the course. After that, an additional R1500 fee is applicable. The reason is simple – we have already incurred costs (advertising, catering, venue hire). Also, you might be taking a spot from someone else. 

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