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Agile Practitioner Online Course September 2017

Join our latest course, launching 11th September 2017, where you’ll learn to apply the theory behind Agile methodologies like Scrum and Kanban.

11th September for 8 weeks

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?

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. In addition to the courseware, our expert instructors will be on hand to support your learning every week to help you get the most out of the content.

Your course includes:

Online Course

COURSE

Access all activities, content and instructions online, from anywhere!

Support

SUPPORT

Extra content, surgery hours and feedback for the duration of the course.

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 realising 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.

THE INSTRUCTORS

The instructors built, designed, tested and continue to improve the course all whilst working with companies like Walmart, The Economist, Tesco and other world leaders. They’ll be helping you apply the tools and techniques, sharing their insight and experience, as well as being on hand to answer your questions and provide feedback on the work you do as part of the course.

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 organisations through growth and change. She combines this with an up to the minute understanding of Agile and Lean methodologies.

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WANT ACCESS TO THE COURSEWARE NOW?

If you want to access the official BCS Practitioner Certificate in Agile courseware and study the material at your own pace, you can purchase the 10 VFQ modules you need to study for the BCS Practitioner in Agile Certification exam.

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