BCS Foundation Certificate in Agile Overview

BCS Foundation Certificate in Agile Course Outline

This course will include the following topics

Module 1: Why Agile?

  • Introduction to Agile
  • Linear Development Approach
  • VUCA Environment
  • Origins of Agile
  • Agile Manifesto and its Principles
  • Pillars of Scrum

Module 2: Individuals and their Interactions Over Processes and Tools

  • Ways to Undermine Agile Team Performance
  • Agile Team Performance
  • Team Motivation and Self-Organising Autonomous Teams
  • How to do Agile Teams Interact?

Module 3: Working Software Over Comprehensive Documentation

  • Working Software
  • Agile Project Management for Non-Software Projects
  • Seven Wastes of Lean Apply to Software

Module 4: Customer Collaboration Over Contract Negotiation

  • Agile Team’s Relationship with Its Customers
  • How do Agile Teams Use Time Boxes and Iterations?
  • Product Owner Role and their Responsibilities

Module 5: Responding to Change Over Following a Plan

  • Agile Teams Respond to Change 
  • How do Agile Teams Recognise?
  • Different Levels of Planning

Module 6: Agile Mindset

  • Servant Leadership
  • Cross Functional and Self Organising
  • Agile Team Transparency
  • Maximising the Amount of Work Not Done
  • Agile Teams Maintain Sustainable Pace
  • Critical Factors in Creating Motivated Teams
  • Psychological Safety for High Performing Teams
  • Incremental and Iterative Delivery

Module 7: Roles in Agile Teams

  • Three Scrum Roles
  • Roles Outside the Scrum Team

Module 8: Common Agile Practices

  • Team Leadership and Organisation
  • Requirements
  • Estimation
  • Software Development

Module 9: Agile in Practice

  • Agile Approaches
  • Scaling Method
  • Metrics to Become a Healthy Agile Team

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Who should attend this BCS Foundation Certificate in Agile Course?

The BCS Foundation Certificate in Agile course is tailored for individuals who are involved in, or aiming to be involved in, Agile projects and methodologies. 

A few of the professionals who will benefit from this course are:

  • Aspiring Agile Practitioners
  • Project Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Software Developers and Testers
  • Scrum Masters and Product Owners
  • Change Managers
  • IT and Business Managers
  • Quality Assurance Professionals

Prerequisites of this BCS Foundation Certificate in Agile Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this BCS Foundation Certificate in Agile Course. However, a basic familiarity with Project Management and Software Development concepts can be beneficial.

BCS Foundation Certificate in Agile Course Overview

Agile is a set of principles and practices for software development under which requirements and solutions evolve through the collaborative effort of self-organising cross-functional teams. It advocates adaptive planning, evolutionary development, early delivery, continual improvement, and encourages rapid and flexible responses to change. Agile practices aim to develop and deliver high-quality, working software frequently and consistently, while aligning with customer needs and organisational goals.

Moreover, Agile practices extend beyond the realm of software development into other areas of business, promoting a culture of collaboration, learning, and adaptation.  Proficiency in agile methodologies is crucial for professionals seeking to thrive in fast-paced, collaborative work environments. This course is tailored for project managers, software developers, business analysts, and anyone involved in project delivery, providing essential skills to enhance agility, efficiency, and overall project success.

This 2-day BCS Foundation Certificate in Agile Course is designed to introduce delegates  to the fundamental concepts and practices of Agile. This course aims to provide a solid foundation in Agile methodologies, frameworks, and techniques. It covers the principles underlying Agile, its core practices, and how to work effectively in an Agile team.

Course Objectives

  • To provide a solid understanding of the fundamental principles and practices underlying Agile methodologies
  • To equip learners with the knowledge and skills required to work effectively within an Agile team
  • To foster an understanding of how to apply Agile principles to deliver value and improve project outcomes.
  • To enhance communication and collaboration skills, which are essential for successful Agile projects
  • To provide insight into how to manage and cope with change in an Agile environment

Upon completing this course, delegates will possess a solid understanding of Agile principles and practices, enabling them to contribute effectively to agile projects. With the BCS Foundation Certificate in Agile, individuals will have a recognised credential, validating their agile proficiency and positioning them as valuable contributors to teams and organisations adopting Agile methodologies.

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What’s included in this BCS Foundation Certificate in Agile Course?

  • BCS Foundation Certificate in Agile Examination
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • BCS Foundation Certificate in Agile Certificate 
  • Digital Delegate Pack 

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BCS Foundation Certificate in Agile Exam Information

The BCS Foundation Certificate in Agile Examination assesses participants' understanding of foundational principles and practices of Agile methodologies. This certification focuses on evaluating an individual's knowledge of Agile concepts and techniques used in delivering value and managing projects in an Agile environment. The format of the exam is as follows: 

  • Question Type: Multiple Choice 
  • Total Questions: 40 Questions 
  • Total Marks: 40 Marks 
  • Pass Marks: 65%, or 26/40 Marks 
  • Duration: 60 Minutes 
  • Open Book/Closed Book: Closed book 

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BCS Foundation Certificate in Agile FAQs

Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
There are no formal prerequisites.
This course is highly recommended for organisational leaders and organisational managers. This course is also suitable for those who work in an Agile environment.
We can provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during, and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, manual, exam, BCS membership, certificate, experienced instructor, and refreshments.
This course is 2 days.
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda, and payment receipts.
The price for BCS Foundation Certificate in Agile certification in the United Kingdom starts from £1995
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for BCS Foundation Certificate in Agile.
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