Agile Training Courses

Agile Training Courses

Local, instructor-led live Agile training courses cover areas such as agile project management, agile development, agile testing, and the agile mindset. Agile training is available as "onsite live training" or "remote live training". Onsite live training can be carried out locally on customer premises in the UAE or in NobleProg corporate training centers in the UAE. Remote live training is carried out by way of an interactive, remote desktop. NobleProg -- Your Local Training Provider

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Agile Course Outlines

CodeNameDurationOverview
agilescrumAgile Project Management with Scrum14 hours

Who should attend?

This 2 day course is suitable for any IT professionals who are interested in implementing Iterative Agile and Scrum methodologies to manage software development. This course is particularly suited to project managers, team leaders, developers and customers of software development wishing to have a stake holding in the development process.

scrummanexecScrum for Managers and Executives7 hours

This course is also know as SCRUM awareness training.

Who should attend?

This course has been created for managers, executives and other decision makers who want to know how to calculate the benefits of implementing the methodology or want to understand what their team is doing.

It is also suitable for customers of software development wishing to have a stake holding in the development process.

scrumpdtownScrum Product Owner7 hours

This course is for: Product owners, managers, or anyone interested in Agile planning and estimating techniques.

The course, Scrum Product Owner (SPO), utilizes a combination of presentations, discussions, and hands-on exercises explaining and demonstrating through practice. It illustrates what it is like to take on the role of an Agile team. The course covers all aspects of a product owner's involvement in an Agile product's life-cycle, such as gathering requirements rapidly, writing user stories, estimating story points, tracking, release planning, reporting, forecasting, scaling, and so on.

agilesofttestAgile Software Testing14 hours

This course has been created for test managers, quality assurance staff, testers, software developers, project managers and management in order to explain how the Agile project management frameworks (notably SCRUM) deal with testing.

At the end of the course, each of the delegates will design and execute a test plan for a sample application (it can be an actual client application if available)

scrumstepScrum - Step by Step14 hours

The course is designed both for participants from beginners to advanced. During the training you will be provided with the knowledge covering the scope of the examination Professional Scrum Master (http://www.scrum.org/psmoverview ). Each participant will have the chance to see an example of the exam, during the trial test session.

The course involves presentations, discussion & practical exercises.

SCRUM is currently the most popular method of managing the process of developing software, counted among the agile methodologies. The course aims to familiarize participants with the methodology SCRUM step by step.

agilekanbanAgile Project Management with Kanban14 hours

Target group:

IT Director, Project Manager, Technical Team Leader, Analyst, Software Developer, Tester

Learning objective:

The purpose of this training is to acquire knowledge and practice of the workshops  aspects of Kanban and Agile foundations.

3587Managing Projects using Waterfall and Agile Techniques14 hours

This 2 day course is suitable for any IT professionals who are interested in using the Waterfall model and how people have traditionally tried to deal with its shortcomings - including, but not limited to, Agile approaches.

The aim of the 1st day is to give an overview of these approaches enabling you to decide what might suit them in your environment.

The 2nd day looks at project management techniques and good practices that have been identified from Agile, and which can be applied in a Waterfall or Agile context.

istqbateISTQB - Agile Tester Extension - Exam Preparation14 hours

This is preparation course for Agile Tester Extension Exam by ISTQB. The price of the exam is not included the the price of the course.

agilekanbanleanManaging Agile Projects with Lean and Kanban21 hours

This course is created for people who need to combine Agile (notably SCRUM), with Lean and Kanban togather to manage their projects.

It combines the worlds of product design and software design.

 

scrumtrintroAn Introduction to the Scrum Team Role7 hours

This course is a comprehensive introduction to the world of Scrum for all those prospective members of the Scrum team (analysts, developers, testers et al) who want to be more effective as a Scrum member, but don’t particularly want to become a ScrumMaster or Product Owner.

For those who do want to become a ScrumMaster, it also provides a good introduction to the Scrum Alliance Certified ScrumMaster syllabus.

scrumbelbintrBuilding an Effective Scrum Team with Belbin Team Roles7 hours

The self-organising Scrum Team is the bedrock of the Scrum development process. An effective team is directly related to more effective delivery of products of value. Belbin Team Roles theory is used worldwide to help create more effective teams, in all kinds of environments. This course is led by a Belbin Accredited Trainer and Certified ScrumMaster. It provides a detailed overview of Scrum and examines how understanding Belbin Team Roles can benefit the Scrum Team.

scrumtestspeThe Scrum Test Specialist7 hours

This course is designed for testers, from a traditional test background, who are seeking to find their place in an Agile development environment. There is no specific Tester role in Scrum - there is just the Team. The Team collectively is responsible for the quality of the delivery, including testing, and so the ‘traditional’ Tester role is redundant. However, this course demonstrates how a Team member specialising in testing can add a great deal of value in the Scrum development process.

agileessAgile Essentials14 hours

The iSQI Agile Essentials course is an internationally recognised qualification, Aimed at anyone involved in agile Projects and wants to become familiar with working in an agile environment. This includes Project Managers, Quality Managers, Software Development Managers, Business Analysts, Developers, Testers, IT Directors and Management Consultants. The course is comprised of eight sections and takes participants through the lifecycle of an agile project from the release planning and writing user stories to the iteration review (showcase) and retrospective. The first day focuses on the key principles (55% of the day on theory, 45% exercises), the second is dominated by practical application (40% theory, 60% exercises).

Course Objectives

  • Value the principles behind agile manifesto and its approach to software development
  • Appreciate the roles within an agile team 
  • Understand how to contribute as an agile team member to quantifiable requirements
  • Apply Whole Team quality methods to ensure acceptance criteria are met
  • Appreciate the importance of effective Iteration Reviews and how to contribute to continuous improvement through retrospectives
scrumessScrum Essentials Workshop14 hours

This course is very much structered towards a workshop approach to enable delegates an opportunity to practise the Scrum and Agile skills.

ISAM2ISTQB CTFL - AT7 hours

ISTQB CTFL - AT 70% theory + 30% practice

agilebaAgile Business Analysis14 hours

This course focuses on the business analyst role to be successful on Agile projects. Course participants will learn how to cooperate with the Team, Product Owner, Scrum Master as well as with the Customer to facilitate the development process. Participants will go through a mock project practising common stations.

agilecatCertified Agile Tester35 hours

The iSQI Certified Agile Tester is an internationally recognised software testing qualification, specifically designed for testers working in Agile environments. This course delivers the fully-accredited iSQI syllabus and provides the required assessments to gain the certification. This assessment is in three parts: an assessment of the delegates’ soft skills as observed through the duration of the course; a practical exam, giving the delegate the opportunity to demonstrate their practical testing ability; and an open-ended written exam, testing their knowledge of the subjects covered by the course. 

Course Objectives

  • Understand the principles behind the agile approach to software development
  • Differentiate between the testing role in agile projects compared with the role of testers in non-agile projects 
  • Positively contribute as an agile team member focused on testing
  • Appreciate the challenges and difficulties associated with the non-testing activities performed in an agile team
  • Demonstrate a range of soft skills required by agile team members
bitsasBusiness and IT System Agility in the Digital Age7 hours

Objective:

This introduction seminar provides you with an overview of the digital business models, business and enterprise architecture frameworks as well as methodologies that organizations are trying to focus on to increase their business agility facing disruptions of the digital age.

In particular, this seminar aims at helping you to understand frameworks and reference architectures that are used worldwide to align digital business models and IT system architectures with the changing competitive landscape.

bmamBusiness Modeling for an Agile Enterprise14 hours

Objective:

Helping Business Analysts to understand how to efficiently model and validate their business processes and resources in order to increase business agility of their organization on the basis of their target architecture and changing market needs.

This 2 day training course aims at helping delegates to learn how to model their business processes and resources in order to adapt them to changes of their goals, strategies and impacted capabilities as part of the target architecture. On the basis of the key elements of business performance (strategies, tactics, KPI, business capabilities, etc...), delegates learn there how to elaborate a vision centric business process and resource cartography. Then, only using the appropriate BPMN and UML notation adapted to their language, they understand how to adapt them to changing strategies, tactics and policies.

eraamaumlEfficient Requirement Management using Agile Methods and Agile UML Modeling21 hours

Objective:

This training course aims at helping product managers, products owners, business analysts, system architects and developers understand how to efficiently Manage Requirements on the basis of the product vision till guiding developers accurately in implementing them.

More in detail, this course aims at assisting product managers in better defining the value propositions of their products on the basis of strategies and stakeholder needs. Business Analysts and product owners understand how to describe requirements of the product backlog then discover appropriate epics and user stories of the system while contributing to the required value creation. Along interactive case study exercises, participants learn how to describe in detail such requirements in order to validate correct understanding of needs and prepare system acceptance tests. Thus, only using a very common and productive UML profile, they learn to structure requirements in order to communicate efficiently with architects and developers through an iterative requirement gathering process.

Audience:

  • Product Managers
  • Product Owners
  • Business Analysts
  • Anyone interetsted in the Requirements Management Process
scrummastPreparation for Professional Scrum Master14 hours

The Scrum Master role is an essential part to any Agile/Scrum team. This course trains delegates in key aspects of the Scrum framework and prepares them to sit the online Scrum.org Professional Scrum Master (PSM1) exam.

Audience:

Anyone who either is, or is planning to be, a Scrum Master and for others working in a Scrum environment who have a need for in-depth knowledge of Scrum.

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the origins of Agile methods.
  • Understand and apply the core values and principles of Agile methods.
  • Know the difference between the defined process and the empirical processes used in Agile.
  • Understand the Scrum roles, Artefacts, Ceremonies and practices.
  • Be fully prepared to sit the Professional Scrum Master (PSM1) exam
prodownPreparation for Professional Product Owner14 hours

This course is designed to provide a clear understanding of Scrum and the importance of the role of the Product Owner and is highly interactive. 

Audience:

Product managers, Scrum Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Managers of business lines, architects, strategy managers, business analysts or anyone with and interest and role in optimizing the return of investment.

jenkinsJenkins: Continuous Integration for Agile Development14 hours

Jenkins is an open-source continuous integration tool written in Java. It is a server-based system that runs in a servlet container such as Apache Tomcat. Jenkins supports a number of Software Configuration Management (SCM) tools, including CVS, Subversion, Git, Perforce, and Clearcase, among others. It is highly scriptable and provides support for Apache Ant, Apache Maven, shell scripts, and Windows batch commands.

This course covers the concepts, tools and techniques needed to carry out continuous integration of your software projects in an Agile environment. Participants carry out a series of hands-on exercises throughout the course to apply their knowledge in real situations. Interaction among instructor and participants is encouraged. Real-world cases are discussed and specific issues and questions are addressed and resolved in class.

Audience

  • Build engineers
  • Software developers involved in agile development
  • QA engineers
  • Project managers
  • Release managers

Format of the course

  • Part lecture, part discussion, heavy hands-on practice
bddfornonprogrammersBDD for Non-Programmers: Live workshop14 hours

BDD, or Behavior Driven Development, is an Agile software development technique that encourages collaboration among developers, quality assurance teams and non-technical business people throughout the planning, development and testing cycle of a software project.

The workshop begins with an introduction to BDD, what it is and how it is used by companies to promote good software design, development and testing. We do this from a non-engineering point-of-view, with an eye on the end-users, their requirements, language, and way of thinking. We also address the communication challenges that business stakeholders are likely to encounter as they work closer with their technical-minded peers.

By the end of this training, participants will know how to:

  • Write succinct user stories that capture the usage patterns of real users of the software
  • Translate their user stories into the behavioral language of BDD (Given, When, Then)
  • Derive test cases from these stories, for use by engineers to implement and test
  • Understand the relationship between product requirements, acceptance criteria, and test cases
  • Demystify the technical jargon that impedes communication and understanding
  • Install and use great tools for writing BDD feature files
  • Understand and appreciate what happens once the work is handed to engineers
  • Play a more active role in the iterative development cycle

Audience

  • Product owners and managers
  • Business analysts
  • Manual testers
  • End-users of a software product or system
  • Non-engineers and non-coders involved in product design

Format of the course

  • A interactive, instructor-led workshop with lots of activities and hands-on practice.

Notes

  • The workshop includes case studies and software samples. To customize the materials to your company's product and situation, please contact us to arrange.
orangescrumAgile Project Management with OrangeScrum14 hours

OrangeScrum is an open-source, web-based project management and collaboration tool for managing projects, teams and tasks in one place. It includes bug tracking, email integration, and issue management, among other features.

In this instructor-led, live training participants will learn how to implement Agile and Scrum methodologies using OrangeScrum.

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Set up and configure OrangeScrum on their own premises (optional)
  • Identify and implement key Scrum principles and practices, including the product backlog, sprint burndown chart, task boards, and more.
  • Use OrangeScrum to organize tasks, communicate with a team effectively and keep project documents under control

Audience

  • IT professionals
  • Project managers
  • Team leaders
  • Developers

Format of the course

  • Part lecture, part discussion, exercises and heavy hands-on practice

Notes

  • If you are interested in installing and administering an onsite instance of OrangeScrum, contact us to arrange.
jenkinsmavenContinuous Integration with Jenkins and Maven21 hours

Jenkins is an open-source continuous integration (CI) tool written in Java. Maven is a build automation tool for Java projects. Together they can be used to trigger continuous builds that include, for example: the execution of JUnit tests whenever a new code is committed, deployment of these builds to production, and scheduling of these tasks at strategic times of the day, for example midnight. These tools and processes make up a DevOps approach to the development and deployment of software and are popular in Agile development.

In this instructor-led, live training, participants will start with an introduction to DevOps, version control and automation scripting, and then move on to hands-on practice, learning how to install, configure and deploy Jenkins and Maven in a live lab environment.

Audience

  • Developers
  • System Administrators
  • DevOps engineers

Format of the course

  • Part lecture, part discussion, exercises and heavy hands-on practice
codeshipCodeship: Continuous Integration for Agile Development7 hours

Continuous Integration (CI) is a development practice wherein developers merge changes in their code as often as possible in order to detect and locate errors quickly. Codeship is a platform that provides Continuous Integration services in the cloud.

In this instructor-led, live training, participants will learn the fundamentals of Continuous Integration as they step through setting up a simple Continuous Integration process on Codeship.

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the fundamentals of Continuous Integration
  • Operate the essential functions in Codeship
  • Set up a simple CI process using Codeship

Audience

  • Developers
  • IT Professionals
  • DevOps Engineers
  • Business Managers

Format of the course

  • Part lecture, part discussion, exercises and heavy hands-on practice
gocdGoCD: Continuous Delivery for Agile Development7 hours

Continuous Delivery is a development practice wherein developers release new changes to users quickly and sustainably. GoCD is an open source tool used to achieve continuous delivery in software development.

In this instructor-led, live training, participants will learn the fundamentals of Continuous Delivery (CD) as they step through setting up and configuring CD pipelines on GoCD.

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the fundamentals of Continuous Delivery
  • Use GoCD to setup their CD process and pipelines
  • Configure GoCD depending on their needs

Audience

  • Developers
  • IT Professionals
  • DevOps Engineers
  • Business Managers

Format of the course

  • Part lecture, part discussion, exercises and heavy hands-on practice
agiletddcAgile and TDD with C21 hours

TDD, or Test Driven Development, is an approach to developing software where coding, testing, and design occur in tandem throughout the software development cycle. Agile is a broader process and management approach to software development that emphasizes incremental delivery, team collaboration, continual planning, and continual learning.

In this instructor-led, live training (onsite or remote), participants will learn how to write high-quality C applications using a TDD and Agile development approach. Participants will put their knowledge into practice by carrying out a series of hands-on exercises to create a well-designed and well-tested C application.

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Install and configure development and testing tools needed to carry out TDD
  • Design, develop and unit test a C application using a TDD approach
  • Apply planning and management practices of Agile development

Audience

  • Developers
  • Project managers

Format of the Course

  • Part lecture, part discussion, exercises and heavy hands-on practice

Notes

  • To request a customized training for this course, please contact us to arrange.

Upcoming Agile Courses

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Building an Effective Scrum Team with Belbin Team Roles - DubaiWed, 2018-09-12 09:305850AED / 9900AED
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Enabling SOA with BPM and BPMN Dubai Sun, 2018-09-16 09:30 10530AED / 16430AED
Marketing Analytics using R Dubai Tue, 2018-09-18 09:30 19845AED / 27595AED
Systems Modelling with SysML Dubai Mon, 2018-12-03 09:30 19845AED / 27595AED
Forecasting with R Dubai Sun, 2018-12-09 09:30 13230AED / 19130AED
Comprehensive Git Dubai Tue, 2019-01-01 09:30 15795AED / 23545AED

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