The ICP-TST's learning objectives focus on the roles and responsibilities of Agile testers with a passion for collaborating and software quality. They will learn how to successfully deliver with the right mindset while working in distributed teams and collaborating with Developers.
This certification focuses primarily on agile testing techniques and processes in addition to the mindset and role of an agile tester. Learning outcomes include the ability to distinguish and “agilize” the different types testing on an agile project, and to understand how business, development, and testing personnel best collaborate on an agile development cadence. In addition, students will learn agile test strategies and techniques related to release planning, testing within iterations, regression testing, performance testing, pre-deployment, and production support testing.
If you are in the testing space or simply an Agile enthusiast, this course is recommended for you. This course is an introduction to Agile from the eyes of the tester. This course will assist you in forming a very good understanding around how the role of a tester is impacted in Agile way of working.
The core idea of Lean is to maximize customer value while minimizing waste. All Agile Frameworks (including SCRUM and KANBAN) are based on the Lean principle with regards to value driven focus and minimizing any waste. In actual fact Lean is more focused on the mindset and thinking which overlaps brilliantly with regards to any Agile framework as both is based on the same principles and values.
Software Testers will certainly benefit from Agile training (Including SCRUM and KANBAN), but also from the ICAgile TST course which specifically focusses on the role of a Tester within an Agile environment.
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 are facilitated in a different manner and the focus is shifted to the team with a customer value driven. We would recommend the follow courses in sequence as a general path to get Agile knowledge:
Agile is most commonly used within the software development space. Agile training is a must for any role within the software development industry as Agile is the start of continues delivery which is giving organizations the competitive edge. Software Development Managers can certainly benefit from this training course. In actual fact the Certified Product Owner and SCRUM training would be our first recommendation for Development Managers.
Yes, developers will certainly benefit from this course. Yet, the best recommended courses for Developers are:
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. We are targeting January 2017.
Agile Coaching is very specialized and a natural career path for good Scrum Masters and Facilitators. DVT does present Agile Coaching training on request. It is ICAgile Certified training. You are welcome to contact us to elaborate on this subject. 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 to discuss organisational transformation. DVT is considered thought leaders in the Agile Coaching and transformation area assisting a number of clients with this challenge.
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