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This training course is concerned with the use of Agile practices in projects, product and software development and the syllabus is designed to ensure the candidate has suitable knowledge of the core concepts of Agile practices, the Agile values and principles, across a breadth of Agile methodologies; it does not solely focus on one specific methodology.
What Do Participants Learn?
Recall the origins of Agile methods.
Understand and apply the core values and principles of Agile methods.
Know the difference between the defined process and the empirical processes used in Agile.
Explain the issues identified in the traditional / waterfall approach.
Recognise myths that are often attributed with Agile practices.
Know the different approaches to the empirical model for improvement and change.
Explain the business culture and the economic case required for Agile.
Understand the implication of Agile practices on individuals, teams and businesses.
Explain the way in which we engage customers into an Agile project.
Know how we respond to change in an Agile project.
Describe the common Agile roles, techniques and practices.
Who Should Attend?
Anyone requiring an understanding of Agile as well as organisational leaders and managers wanting to understand the value of Agile practices, or those who work in an Agile environment, including software testers, developers, product owners, business analysts and Scrum Masters.
What Will the Learning Experience Include?
Comprehensive pre-program activities include:
Web-based information forms & surveys completed by attendee.
Direct consultation with the attendee about the expectations.
During the training, participants engage in data, activities, and conversations that lead to insight and knowledge.
Participants learn from expert trainers who have both academic and business experiences.
Highly applicable training content & instructive activities for adding depth to training topics.
**A half-day site visit for integrating the experience & plan next steps. Opportunities to provide connections, ideas & support.
Explore & Practice
Apply & sustain the learning experience by using this ongoing support:
To ensure participant has new skills or behavior progress.
Optional, fee-based mentoring & coaching with the trainer.
Training materials & additional documents (e-books, pdf files, presentations and articles)
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Section One: The Agile Manifesto, Rationale & Benefits of Agile
4 Values and 12 Principles
History of Agile
Empirical and defined processes
The pillars of the empirical process
The waterfall approach
The iron triangle of project constraints
Working with uncertainty and volatility
Empirical models for improvement and change
Business culture and Agile
The economic case for Agile
The life cycle of product development
Section Two: Individuals and their Interactions
Motivated and Talented Individuals
Emergent design from Self-Organizing Teams
Section Three: Working Systems over Comprehensive Documentation
Satisfy the Customer with Continuous Delivery of Value
Deliver Working Systems Frequently
Working Systems as a Measure of Progress
Technical Excellence and Good Design
Business People and Developers Must Work Together
Reflect and Adjust Regularly
Section Four: Common Agile Roles and Techniques
The Role of the Customer
The Role of the Team
The Role of the Agile Leader
The Role of Stakeholders
The Agile Mindset
Acceptance Criteria and Scenarios
Estimation using Story Points
Agile quality assurance and testing
Section Five: Common Agile Practices and Relevant Methods