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Agile Practitioner Online Course

Join our course where you’ll learn to apply the theory behind Agile methodologies like Scrum and Kanban.

Join our course and you’ll be guided through the VFQ Agile Practitioner content. This is the same material that supports the BCS Practitioner in Agile Certification and will help you 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.

VFQ courses are powering the world’s largest organizations:

Emergn VFQ client - Walmart
Emergn VFQ client - BT
Emergn VFQ client - The Economist
Emergn VFQ client - Tesco
Emergn VFQ client - BBC
Emergn VFQ client - GE

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

Anyone who is involved in an Agile team or for those looking to undergo a transformation to introduce Agile practices. Whether you’re a project manager, business analyst, developer, tester or product owner – you’re all good candidates.

Your course includes online access to all activities, content and instructions.

WANT TO TRAIN YOUR WHOLE TEAM?

Emergn provide a broad range of VFQ courses that are delivered in-house and tailored to our clients’ individual needs. Contact us to discuss your requirements.

COURSE CONTENT

Why Change VFQ Book

WHY CHANGE?

An unvarnished discussion of the issues in software development today and why it is hard to establish meaningful change.

Delivering Early and Often VFQ Book

DELIVERING EARLY AND OFTEN

The rationale behind incremental and iterative delivery and a practical guide to realizing the benefits.

Optimising Flow VFQ Book

OPTIMIZING FLOW

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.

Feedback VFQ Book

FEEDBACK

A crucial principle that connects the three themes of the course: value, flow and quality, underpinning successful product or software development.

Teams VFQ Book

TEAMS

How to form and manage a team to ensure they are set up for success and not failure.

Motivation VFQ Book

MOTIVATION

Motivated individuals and teams are essential for success, yet most current motivation programs have unforeseen negative consequences.

Scrum VFQ Book

SCRUM

A thorough exploration of the most popular development methodology.

Kanban VFQ Book

KANBAN

Everything you need to introduce an increasingly popular method focused on flow.

Trade-Offs VFQ Book

TRADE-OFFS

A practical guide to understanding the trade-offs and choices to be made in selecting different development methods or tools.

Adapting Agile VFQ Book

ADAPTING AGILE

Exploring when and where adaptations to existing methodologies should be made.

clock  8 SESSIONS / 4-8HRS PER SESSION

There’s no time limit to access your course, so you can go at your own pace. If you decide to take a bit more time, that’s fine. Usually, learners complete the course in 8-10 weeks.

submission  SUBMITTING YOUR WORK

If you submit your work at the end of each session, we’ll issue you with a course completion certificate at the end.

COURSE DEVELOPERS

The course developers built, designed, tested and continue to improve the course all whilst working with companies like Walmart, The Economist, Tesco and other world leaders.

STEVEN ANGELO-EADIE

Steven has led a number of Agile education programs in complex organizations across the world. He’s developed courses and content alongside our clients and has built a number of coaching communities in the transformations he’s worked on.

PEDRO AZEVEDO

Pedro is a Product Management & Innovation Consultant at Emergn, and a Product Developer for Value, Flow, Quality, where we are passionate about making cutting edge methodologies ubiquitous, through action-based learning education.

GLENN SMITH

Glenn is an experienced consultant and trainer who has spent nearly 20 years helping organizations improve the way they work. Highly experienced in the field of Agile, Glenn has worked across industries to adopt and adapt the principles and tools of Agile to achieve real organizational change.

GINA BRADBURY

Gina is an experienced commercial strategist, consultant and trainer with many years of experience in product and proposition development, leading commercial organizations through growth and change. She combines this with an up to the minute understanding of Agile and Lean methodologies.

READY FOR THE CERTIFICATION EXAM?

In today’s ever-changing and competitive market, professionals need knowledge, expertise and practical skills that are internationally recognized and industry relevant. Take the BCS Practitioner in Agile Certification exam to validate your skills.

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