Agile Boot Camp: ICP Fundamentals Certification

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Overview

As a ICAgile Certified Professional designation course, this Agile training course offers hands-on practices in Iteration Planning, Product Roadmap and Backlog, Estimating Practices, User Story Development and Iteration Execution.

There is more to Agile development than simply a different style of programming. That’s often the easy part. Agile development methods change your approach for requirements gathering, estimation, planning, team development, stakeholder interactions and more. While not a silver bullet, Agile Methodologies have become the most practical way to create outstanding software. We’ll explore the leading Agile methodologies. You’ll learn the basic premises and techniques behind Agility — so that you can apply them to your projects.

The classroom will be broken up into Agile teams and your expert instructor will drive each team through the Agile process from planning through execution. Your instructor will answer questions with real-world experience, and you will leave the class with practical knowledge and a clear roadmap for your team’s success.

Agile Certified Professional (ICP)

Attendees who complete this course automatically receive the ICP designation after course completion, based on their exposure to the Agile Fundamentals learning objectives, which is covered in this course. The ICP designation verifies that the attendee has been introduced to these five areas through training:

  • Agile History & Mindset
  • Individuals & Interactions
  • Value–Driven Development
  • Consumer & User Involvement
  • Planning and Adapting

Since the ICP is required to attain any ICAgile Expert certification, it is an excellent way to jumpstart your Agile career. You can include the industry–recognized designation in your signature, resumes, and also display your newly learned Agile skills from the class.

  • Structure a team with generalizing specialists so the team can develop working software incrementally
  • Practice and maintain a regular cadence when delivering working software each iteration
  • Follow the team approach; start as a team, finish as a team — and focus on delivering value to the organization
  • Learn the different approach to Agile architecture and design that supports a more incremental and emergent project.
  • Gain knowledge and understanding of Agile principles and why they are so important for each team
  • Embrace the five levels of planning and recognize the value of continuous planning
  • Build a backlog of prioritized and estimated user stories that provides emergent requirements for analysis and foster customer engagement and understanding
  • Engage in more effective estimating (story points) and become more accurate by being less precise
  • Create accurate Agile release plans that connect you back to business expectations – including hard date commitments and fixed price models

This course is also available on our public schedule via Live Virtual Classroom

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