Jumpstart your agile skills, gain practical knowledge, and create a clear roadmap for success.
Traditional system-development methodologies are rapidly being replaced by iterative or agile approaches. Today’s forward-thinking organizations are realizing the benefits of faster product deployment at a lower cost, with less rework due to missed requirements.
Based on the increased interest in the Agile practitioner role, ASPE has developed a program to help you fast-track success! Whether transforming your organization to agile development methodologies or looking to strengthen your agile team, this three-course program is designed to help jumpstart your path to becoming a highly effective Agile Practitioner.
You will learn the basics and foundation of Agile, develop an understanding of scrum methodology, and gain the necessary skills for bringing this learning to your teams. In addition to the skills-based training attained from participating in the program, individuals earn the Certified Scrum Master (CSM®) certification, issued by the Scrum Alliance, and the ICAgile Certified Professional (ICP®) certification, issued by the International Consortium for Agile.
This program will cover:
- Agile principles and terminology and how to build the discipline to support those principles in your everyday practice
- What it takes to make a transition to Agile
- Practices from the various methodologies that will contribute to your team success
- Details on Scrum roles: Team Member, Product Owner, ScrumMaster
- How to utilize the Scrum Framework
- Scrum meetings including; Sprint planning, Daily Scrum, Burndowns, Sprint review, and Sprint retrospective
- Agile release plans that connect you back to business expectations
- Maintaining a regular cadence when delivering working software within each iteration
- Agile testing strategies based on unit and acceptance testing
- And much more...
Courses Included in the Agile Jumpstart Program:
This program includes a personal advisor to help you determine what is best for meeting your goals, to answer any of your questions, and to set up a personal plan for completing your courses. Simply fill out the form on the left to be contacted by your Regional Account Manager. We want you to have all the tools you need to be successful in agile development, so we hand picked these courses and are offering them at a discounted program-only rate:
Start off this three-part program with Introduction to Agile. This training course will lay the foundation for building your Agile success. You'll grasp the concepts, principles and structure of Agile development and become empowered to execute on your plans for incorporating Agile techniques into your organization.
Continue the program with a Scrum Master training course where you will learn, understand and execute on the three overarching principles behind Scrum. Beginning with the history of agile development and moving through the disciplines promoted by Scrum, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the Scrum methodology. This course is highly valuable for anyone involved in Scrum (Managers, Team Members, Product Managers, etc.). You will then have the opportunity to earn the Certified Scrum Master (CSM®) certification issued by the Scrum Alliance.
In the final step of the program, you will put the knowledge, skills, tools and techniques taught to work. You will take a deeper look into agile practices including hands-on practices in Iteration Planning, Product Roadmap and Backlog, Estimating Practices, User Story Development and Iteration Execution. The classroom will be broken up into Agile teams and your expert instructor will drive each team through the Agile process from vision down to daily planning and execution. Your instructor will answer questions with real-world experience, as all of our instructors have Agile experience "in the trenches." You will leave the class with practical knowledge and a clear roadmap for your team's success.