BCS Practitioner in Agile with VFQ®
30th - 31st Mar 2017 , 9.00am - 5.00pm
£ 1195 + VAT
Workshop & Online Course
This course includes an 8-week online course with weekly checkins with the trainer.
The online course with complement the 1-day workshop and will help you prepare for the BCS Agile Practioner Exam. Access all activities, content and instructions online, from anywhere!
This course employs practical exercises, case studies and discussions for Agile practitioners who want to help their organisations launch and roll out Agile ways of working. With a practical emphasis on discovering unique circumstances and needs, this course enables a tailored Agile transformation that delivers value straight away.
Unlike most certifications and training courses, which tend to focus on the ‘HOW’, the VFQ and Agile course and BCS Practitioner Certification in Agile ask the far more important question ‘WHY’.
This course is designed to help those wanting to apply Agile and Lean practices in their organisations. Because it covers Agile thinking and principles, VFQ works across all levels, from introductory to advanced. It addresses the challenges faced by developers, testers, analysts and executives, providing knowledge to help in day-to-day work and long-term career success.
You will be guided through the material that supports the BCS Practitioner in Agile Certification and this will help you not only understand, but also apply, the tools and techniques of Agile. We’ll teach you how to think differently and approach Agile with an adaptive and outcome focused mindset. In addition to the course, courseware and online class, our expert instructors will be on hand to support your learning every week to help you get the most out of the content.
This course covers the modules needed to sit the BCS Practitioner Certificate in Agile examination. The certification is aimed at those who have, or wish to have, some responsibility for managing, participating in or enabling Agile ways of working within software development. This includes all 10 session books that form the official courseware for the BCS Practitioner Certificate in Agile.
There are 10 VFQ modules covered through the 1-day workshop and the 8-week online course which are designed to help you put concepts into practice as they encourage a ‘learn by doing’ mind-set. Physical copies of these modules are included with the course. These are the modules needed to sit the BCS Practitioner in Agile certification exam.
An unvarnished discussion of the issues in software development today and why it is hard to establish meaningful change.
Delivering Early and Often
The rationale behind incremental and iterative delivery and a practical guide to realising the benefits.
Expose the mistaken assumptions that lie behind many project failures and replace them with a focus on the smooth flow of work through the system.
A crucial principle that connects the three themes of the course: value, flow and quality, underpinning successful software development.
How to form and manage a team to ensure they are set up for success and not failure.
Motivated individuals and departments are essential for success, yet most current motivation programme have unforeseen negative consequences.
A practical guide to understanding the trade-offs and choices to be made in selecting different development methods or tools.
Exploring when and where adaptations to existing methodologies should be made.
A thorough exploration of the most popular development methodology.
Everything you need to introduce an increasingly popular method focused on flow.
It is suitable for all professionals, across all industries, who work on product and software development projects.
This course covers the modules needed to sit the BCS Practitioner Certificate in Agile examination. The certification is aimed at those who have, or wish to have, some responsibility for managing, participating in or enabling Agile ways of working within software development.
It is recommended that candidates prepare for the examination by committing to personal study during the online course. This is regarded as a necessary minimum and may be supplemented with work-based learning.