ICAgile Certified Agile Fundamentals

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Fundamentals of Agile is designed to introduce participants to the values, principles, mindset, and basic techniques of agile. Students will be able to apply the learning objectives of this course to the projects at their place of work. The course follows the ICAgile curriculum. The training course focusses on activities that demonstrate the learning objectives with supplemental instructor led discussions. This immersive environment fosters a deeper understanding of agile along with longer retention.
No specific pre-requisites. Whether your role is directly involved in development or not, this course provides you with an understanding of how the application of agile values, principles, mindset and basic techniques could be applied in your place of work.
History of Agile:
The agile manifesto
The agile principles
Difference between agile and waterfall
Moving Ideas Between Minds:
How does it feel to work in an agile environment
Understanding your container of influence
Effective Communication
Establishing the workplace, flows, osmosis and radiators
Amplify Learning through Retrospectives:
The active learning cycle
Managing complexity, time-boxing, inspection, adaptation
Acquiring knowledge through experimentation
Evolving methodologies
Self-organising teams
The divergence / convergence cycle
Establish a Learning Environment via Fast Feedback:
Improving development economics
Exploiting good outcomes early
Layering feedback cycles - sprint, release test, repeat
Iteration planning
Test automation principles & continuous delivery
Agile Design:
Repeatable design, cycles of investigation
Iterative development
Walking skeletons
Balancing increental delivery and incremental development
Reducing risk using spikes
Balancing anticipation and adaptation
Emergent design