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ICAgile - Agile Fundamentals -Evening Course

The only course that combines Scrum, Kanban, Agile Project Management, and Lean Startup.

This fully interactive virtual course is outstanding value for people who cannot attend the London courses in-person. Join using Zoom Meetings. Small groups for complete participation. Delivered from London, UK, and suitable for anyone joining from the UK, Europe, the Middle East, and South Africa.

Delivered by ICAgile-approved instructors, participants will work in small groups to experience the new roles, iterative and incremental delivery of products, customer engagement, and planning practices with examples in Scrum, Lean, Kanban, Lean Startup, and Agile Project Management. This course is delivered using a mix of teaching, facilitator-led activities, and participant discussions of real-world problems in agile organisations.

  • This Course Combines: Scrum, Kanban, Agile Project Management (DSDM), Lean Startup, DevOps, or SAFe.
  • Course type: This is a virtual course online using Zoom Meetings
  • Who Should Attend: Agile Fundamentals is an excellent introductory course for agile leaders and teams. Learn the essential agile mindset, behaviours, and practices which are the foundation of working with any of the agile frameworks. So it’s suitable for people working in product management, HR, IT service delivery, product development, operations, software development and testing, enterprise architecture, and research and development.
  • Suitable For: Anyone joining from the UK, Europe, the Middle East, and South Africa.
  • Course Times: This is a 2-day course offered as 4 evening sessions to make it easy for you to attend – 17:30 to 20:30 (GMT) each day 
  • Joining Instructions: A confirmation email will be sent one week before your course starts, this contains everything you need to get set up and join your course on time.

Reviews

  • “Deep knowledge of the theory, the mindset and the practice of Agile and its applications.”
  • ”Laura was a great host, brilliant online facilitator and clearly knowledgeable about both coaching and agile. I felt very safe in her hands and learned a huge amount from her.
  • “Laura is a very good instructor and she used a lot of learning approaches during the training. Her comfortable style and training skills made the training very enjoyable. I will definitely recommend her to other people interested in learning and understanding the Agile mindset.“
  • “Insightful, practical, and has given me tools, tips and ideas on how to approach specific challenges at work.”
  • “Very positive experience. Laura showed great enthusiasm for the topic which was infectious.”

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Learning Objectives

As a result of participating in the course, delegates will be able to answer the following questions:

  •   What is agile?
  •   What are the benefits of using agile?
  •   What are the values and principals of agile?
  •   What is Scrum?
  •   What are the Scrum events, roles, artefacts and values?
  •   What is Kanban?
  •   How do Scrum and Kanban differ?
  •   Can agile teams use a combination of agile frameworks and methods?
  •   How can agile teams estimate effectively?

Pre-Requisites

This course is suitable for anyone with no prior knowledge of agile who is considering, evaluating or involved in a move towards working in (or with) an agile team.

Course Content

Self-organising teams

  •   Sprint one
  •   Fundamentals of agile
  •   Scrum fundamentals
  •   Sprint two
  •   Understanding Scrum
  •   Sprint three
  •   Planning and estimation
  •   Sprint four
  •   Complementary practices

We reserve the right to improve the specification and format of our courses for the benefit of our customers without notice to the customer.

Exams & Certification

Certification

Certification is gained through attendance and full participation throughout the event. The trainer will ask for an email address to be passed to ICAgile so that an electronic questionnaire about the event can be provided. Filling in this questionnaire is a prerequisite to receiving your accreditation.

Accreditation

By the end of this course, delegates will have participated in a number of team-based activities and demonstrated an understanding of agile sufficient to be awarded the ICAgile Certified professional - ICP certificate.

Upon earning this certification, the delegates 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. Delegates 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 participant understand the value of continuous feedback, learning, and adaptation for products, processes, teams, and organisations.

Related Course

Managing Projects in Agile with Scrum

Pre-Reading

Delegates should be familiar with the content and rationale in the agile manifesto (http://agilemanifesto.org/) and the Scrum Guide (http://scrumguides.org/).

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