In order to succeed with agile approaches, teams and organizations should focus first on “being agile” as a foundation for success in “doing agile.”
ICAgile's fundamentals learning outcomes delve into key concepts such as adaptive planning, value-driven development, team collaboration and frequent feedback for continuous improvement. They also cover the history of the agile movement, the Agile Manifesto, the Agile Principles, and some widely applied frameworks and practices. Course participants come away with a solid understanding of core concepts as they prepare to embark on their agile journey.
Explain the thinking behind the Agile Manifesto and relate the ideas to their own experiences and context.
Relate the important characteristics of the agile mindset to their own context and identify areas for individual growth.
Apply tools and techniques to create a common shared understanding within a team or project context.
Describe the differences between teams that are self-organized and those who rely on more management direction.
Build a product backlog and identify what it should contain.
Illustrate the implications of frequent interruptions vs. limiting WIP to different aspects of work, including technical delivery.
Demonstrate techniques for identifying and categorizing various types of users/customers and for obtaining feedback from them.
Demonstrate progressive elaboration on a backlog and show how estimation can be done in the face of uncertainty.Experience retrospectives in action and relate the use of retrospective techniques to their own context and experience.
Since the ICP is foundational and the gateway to all other ICAgile tracks, the ICP certification has the broadest target audience. It is appropriate for those new to the agile world, and for practitioners who recognize the need to focus on “being” agile in addition to “doing” agile. Training providers may tailor course delivery for specific audiences and career levels, while still ensuring coverage of all learning outcomes.
Digital materials, tool access, and plenty of activities to make these two-day classes amazing. Plus, support after the class thru our SparkActa Community on LinkedIn.
Earn the ICAgile Certified Professional (ICP) designation.
Collect 14 PDUs for Scrum Alliance and PMI
Become a member of the SparkActa community on LinkedIn