The ICP-BVA's learning objectives focus on the need for value management, role scope and diversity. These include: How to change your thinking skills, value management behaviours, determining value in the initiative, communicating that value, analysis to determine value, exploring the solution, managing artifacts and enabling valuable delivery.
This certification focuses on value-driven software delivery, the accompanying mindset, and key agile practices designed to emphasise customer value. It also looks at creating organisational and team environments conducive to frequent and transparent collaboration between the business and development teams. The learning objectives highlight specific techniques and practices such as lightweight requirements, prioritisation methods, progressive elaboration, product/project road mapping, story mapping, effective user stories, and acceptance criteria. Participants who complete this certification will gain an excellent foundation in value-based agile solutions delivery.
If you are a Product Owner, Business Analyst or in a role to drive value within the organisation, this course is for you. This course offers clear, practical and insightful guidance into the roles of business analysts and the product owners in the Agile solution design and delivery spaces. It dispels the myth that Agile has no documentation, by bringing clarity to the exact amount of documentation needed and the timing thereof.
The core idea of Lean is to maximise customer value while minimising waste. All Agile Frameworks (including SCRUM and KANBAN) are based on the Lean principle with regards to value-driven focus and minimising any waste. Lean is more focused on the mindset and thinking which overlaps brilliantly with regards to any Agile framework as both are based on the same principles and values.
Business Analysts can certainly benefit from Agile training as well as training in the most popular frameworks, SCRUM and KANBAN. Business Analysts can specifically benefit from the mindset changes required to excel in Agile. Requirements gathering is facilitated in a different manner, and the focus of a Business Analyst is somewhat different.
Project Managers can certainly benefit from Agile training as well as training in the most popular frameworks, SCRUM and KANBAN. Project Managers can specifically benefit from the mindset changes required to excel in Agile.
Requirements gathering is facilitated in a different manner and the focus is shifted to the team who are customer value driven. We would recommend the follow courses in sequence as a general path to get Agile knowledge:
Agile is the most commonly used methodology within the software development space. Agile training is a must for any role within the software development industry as Agile is the start of continuous delivery which is giving organisations the competitive edge. Software Development Managers can certainly benefit from this training course. In fact, the Certified Product Owner and SCRUM training would be our first recommendation for Development Managers.
Yes, developers will certainly benefit from this course. The best-recommended courses for Developers are:
Both courses listed below are geared towards the roles of the Business Analyst and Product Owner and will address all the product and role related questions:
The following courses will specifically address the role and need of a BA in Agile:
Agile training in South Africa is not yet SETA certified. The DVT Academy is in the process of getting the Agile training within the Academy SETA certified.
Agile Coaching is very specialised and is a natural career path for good Scrum Masters and Facilitators. DVT presents Agile Coaching training on request. It is ICAgile Certified training. You are welcome to contact us for more information. DVT is considered thought leaders in the Agile Coaching domain.
The Agile training does not address organisational transformation as a learning objective, yet touches on some of the elements. We would recommend that you contact DVT for a free 1-hour session. DVT is considered thought leaders in the Agile Coaching and transformation area assisting some clients with this challenge.
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