Agile Fundamentals Training

Agile Fundamentals Training

Overview

Discover the world of Agile
Receive structural knowledge, practical instruments, and world profile certification

Certified Agile Fundamentals – it’s a new course, accredited by the worldwide known organization ICAgile.

The training explains and describes values and principles of Agile, as well as it allows it’s participants to understand the basic idea behind the LEAN approach. During the course, you’ll have the ability to learn and comprehend the two fundamental Agile instruments, more specifically, Scrum and Kanban. By learning the instrument, you will be able to understand why and when the certain instrument is used better.

Part of the course is also a workshop where you’ll get to know basic XP (eXtream Programming) practices. The course will help you understand how to apply SCRUM tools in a project so that you can use them to support the quality of the development process. Aside from that, you will receive a short express course about instruments that are used in the scaled development and in the organization of work in huge enterprises.

The primary focus of the course is on SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) which is the world’s most widespread framework used for scaling Lean-Agile in large organizations.

Who will benefit from the course the most

  • Managers and leaders of the new generation and format
  • Managers, team members, scrum masters, agents of change, coaches
  • For analysts, designers, marketing engineers, recruiters
  • Everyone who is interested in building a healthy and effective system of work on your project or organization

The core topics of the course are:

  • History of Agile
  • Agile-thinking
  • LEAN approach
  • Iterative and incremental product development
  • Kanban in details
  • Full review and simulation of the Scrum framework
  • Primary Roles
  • The structure and principles of forming teams and their interaction
  • Instruments and artifacts in Scrum
  • XP practices
  • Main Scrum activities
  • Relative benchmarking in story points
  • Writing tasks in User Stories format
  • Review and digitalization of the full product development cycle
  • Introduction to basic tools for scaling Lean-Agile in large organizations (LeSS, SAFe etc)

The peculiarity of the course:

Participants of the curriculum are the ones who decide what should be focused on first, as well as they are responsible for the general sequence of the learning process. Aside from picking what should be discussed first, they are the ones who will determine what subject needs more attention.

The whole process of organizing and sequencing is based on practices and tools of Scrum and Kanban, which in turn are based on the Lean-Agile principles. In other words, the whole event is based on the aforementioned framework.

The two-day long course will feature practical experience from the coach, real-life examples of different teams and forms of organization. Additionally, each member will have the ability to ask questions and receive instant answers. The material is presented in an easy to understand manner and participants of any level of knowledge and training will be able to learn something new for this session.

Alongside, we promise you clear and well-structured tasks that are powered by practical workouts and fun workshops. We will give you a clear understanding of how to use and employ Agile practices on your project right after the course.

By the end of the training:

You will be able to properly pick and use the right Agile instrument, as well as you will know how to implement it in virtually any organization. Also, by the end of the session, you will gain practical knowledge and an ICAgile Certified Professional certificate from the International Consortium for Agile. It will serve as a direct proof of your professional competence in the Agile sphere as it is globally recognized.


Trainer

Kseniya Kobryn

Kseniya Kobryn

Agile Coach, Initiator of the Agile Space platform

Kseniya is a founder of platform Agile Space, an Agile coach at Symphony Solutions, Certified Scrum Professional and SAFe® 4.6 Program Consultant