BCS Practitioner in Agile with VFQ

For Agile practitioners who want to help their organizations launch and roll out Agile ways of working. This course begins with a 1-day workshop where you will take part in practical exercises, case studies and discussions, with an emphasis on discovering unique circumstances and needs. You will then be enrolled in our 8-week online course where you will work through the courseware to prepare you for the BCS Practitioner in Agile Certification exam.

BCS Agile Practitioner 2 day workshop

WORKSHOP

Practical exercises, case studies and discussions with others in the classroom.

BCS Agile Practitioner Online Course

ONLINE COURSE

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

BCS Agile Practitioner Support

SUPPORT

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

HOW THE COURSE WORKS

After the workshop and for the following 8 weeks, you’ll be guided through the official courseware for the BCS Practitioner in Agile Certification. 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 and to help you get the most out of the courseware. You will also have access to our Slack channel where you can share ideas with other learners on the course.

COURSE DETAILS

Why this course?

Enables a tailored Agile transformation that delivers value straight away. For Agile practitioners who want to help their organizations launch and roll out Agile ways of working. This course employs practical exercises, case studies and discussions, with a practical emphasis on discovering unique circumstances and needs. Unlike most certifications and training courses, which tend to focus on the ‘HOW’, the BCS Practitioner in Agile course asks the far more important question ‘WHY’.

Who is it designed for?

Those who want to apply Agile-Lean practices in their organizations. 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. It is suitable for all professionals, across all industries, who work on product and software development projects.

Can I get certified?

This course covers the modules needed to sit the BCS Practitioner in Agile Certification examination. This certification is aimed at those who have, or wish to have, some responsibility for managing, participating in or enabling Agile ways of working within product or software development. Once you have completed the 1-day workshop and the online course, you will be ready to sit the exam*.

* The exam requires around 75 hours of self study. This can include your time spent completing the 8-week online course.

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.

AGENDA

There are 10 VFQ modules covered through the 1-day workshop and the 8-week online course. They are designed to help people put concepts into practice as they encourage a ‘learn by doing’ mindset. Physical copies of these modules are included with the course. These are the modules needed to sit the BCS Practitioner in Agile Certification exam.

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.

BCS Practitioner in Agile Syllabus

View the syllabus for full details of the learning objectives for the exam.

BCS PRACTITIONER CERTIFICATE IN AGILE EXAM

Become a certified Agile practitioner. Sit the BCS Practitioner Certificate in Agile exam to validate your skills.

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