BCS Agile Foundation Certification Training

Course 3512

  • Duration: 2 days
  • Exam Voucher: Yes
  • Language: English
  • Level: Foundation
Get This Course £995
  • 2-day instructor-led training course
  • Includes the BCS Agile Foundation exam
  • Includes after course coaching
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The course is designed to introduce the core concepts of Agile practices, values and principles, across a range of Agile approaches irrespective of the type of business solution you are implementing.

Practical activities are used to reinforce the concepts and in doing so provides a solid base for the delegate to pass the BCS Foundation certificate in Agile.

The course will benefit Business and IT professionals, organisational leaders and managers interested in Agile practices and methodology and wanting to understand the value of Agile practices. It will also be of value to those who work in an Agile environment, including software testers, developers, product owners, business analysts and Scrum masters.

  • The course includes the BCS Agile Foundation exam with voucher, to be taken post course. One hour ‘closed book’ with 40 multiple choice questions
  • Pass mark is 65% (26/40)
  • Included in course price
  • One-hour, closed book
  • 40 multiple choice questions
  • Pass mark is 65% (26 out of 40)

BCS Agile Foundation Certification Training Delivery Methods

  • Includes the BCS Agile Foundation exam voucher
  • Includes after course coaching

BCS Agile Foundation Certification Training Course Benefits

  • Recognise the factors that drive Agile adoption
  • Understand the Agile manifesto
  • Apply an Agile mind-set
  • Identify the roles in Agile Teams
  • Apply common Agile practices and application

BCS Agile Foundation Certification Training Outline

  • The origins of Agile
  • The Agile Manifesto and its principles
  • The Agile Mindset
  • Team Roles and Responsibilities
  • Servant Leadership
  • Cross-functional and self-organising
  • Continuous improvement
  • Transparency
  • Maximising the amount of work not done
  • Sustainable pace
  • Incremental and iterative delivery
Team Leadership and Organisation
  • Daily stand-up meetings
  • Agile boards
  • Iteration planning and review
  • Retrospective
  • Refinement
  • Limiting work in progress
Requirements
  • Product roadmaps
  • Backlog
  • User stories
  • Three C’s (Card, Conversation, Confirmation)
  • Definitions of Done and Ready
Estimation
  • Relative sizing
  • Story points
  • Velocity
Software Development
  • Pair Programming
  • Mob Programming
  • Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Behaviour Driven Development (BDD) Refactoring
  • Emergent design
  • Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) Automated testing
Overview of the most common approaches
  • Scrum
  • Kanban
Scaling
  • Refactoring solution architecture
  • Decoupling team dependencies
  • Decomposing into independent goals
  • Shortening cycle time
Maintaining a healthy Agile approach
  • Agile metrics
  • Short lead time from business need to solution deployment
  • Team is continuously improving
  • Mean time to restore

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The BCS Institute is The Chartered Institute for IT.

As a successful Agile Foundation candidate, you will be eligible to apply for BCS Associate membership as well as professional RITTech registration, giving you wider industry recognition of their skills and commitment.

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