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BCS Agile Foundation Certificate.

About This Course

Course Code
QABCSAF

Course Type
Essentials

Vendor
Agile and Scrum

Duration
2 Days

RRP
£1,055.00

Course Overview
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Overview

Agile has caught the attention of business leaders in the UK and globally as a means of managing change, reducing time to market, eliminating waste and attracting and retaining customers. The question is - what is Agile Project Management and how does it differ from traditional waterfall? What are the roles, skills and competencies required?

This two-day foundation certificate course is concerned with the use of Agile practices in projects, product and software development.

The course is designed to ensure the delegate has suitable knowledge of the core concepts of Agile practices, the Agile values and principles, across a breadth of Agile methodologies. It is not aimed at preparing delegates to implement a specific Agile approach.

Target Audience

The certificate is relevant to anyone requiring an understanding of Agile, including organisational leaders and managers wanting to understand the value of Agile practices, or those who work in an Agile environment.

Examination

The closed-book exam is taken during the course and consists 40 multiple-choice questions taken over an hour. A pass mark of 65% 26 out of 40 is required for delegates to become accredited.

This course includes the Relevant Methods and Approaches for Agile Teams, including Scrum, XP Extreme Programming, DSDM Atern, Kanban, Lean Software Development and Lean Startup.

Objectives

At the end of this course you will be able to:

Course Outline

The course is designed to present theoretical models and current industry practices, with an emphasis on understanding the intentions behind the four value statements of the Agile Manifesto. Towards the end of the course, we look at Agile approaches in use today, at a high level only.

The course includes the following syllabus areas:

The Agile Manifesto


Rationale & Benefits of Agile?


Individuals and their Interactions over Processes and Tools?


Working Systems over Comprehensive Documentation?


Customer Collaboration over Contract Negotiations?


Responding to Change over Following a Plan?


Common Agile Roles?


Common Agile Techniques?


Common Agile Practices?


Relevant Methods and Approaches for Agile Teams


Nexus reserves the right to improve the specification and format of its courses for the benefit of its customers without notice to the customer.

Prerequisites

Experience of working as a member of a project team, for example as a tester, business analyst, software developer, project manager, or release manager, is helpful but not required.

? Proof of identity

Please ensure that you bring photo identification with you on the day of your examination as you will not be allowed to sit the exam without it. ?

Pre-Course Reading

There is no pre-course reading required.

About This Course

Course Code
QABCSAF

Course Type
Essentials

Vendor
Agile and Scrum

Duration
2 Days

RRP
£1,055.00

Course Overview
Download