Business and IT training courses from QA

Agile training

Agile is a product focussed, iterative approach to delivering projects. At QA we can offer a wide range of training and expertise to help you and your organisation become Agile and maximise the benefits, including both technical skills and the new behaviours you will need to successfully implement Agile working practices.

Certified Agile Process Owner

This 2-day course describes process owner responsibilities and introduces Agile principles.

Aglie training from QA
Extreme Programming Developer Workshop

This 2-day course teaches Extreme Programming skills for use in real-world scenarios.

Agile brochures

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Agile Learning Solutions – Why buy from QA?

 

  1. Building on QA’s heritage as the leading provider of Project Management learning solutions in the UK, QA offers training for whatever 'flavour' of Agile an organisation needs including: Scrum, Lean, and Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM).
  2. QA is the only provider able to provide end-to-end Agile training solutions from Business Analysis and requirements gathering, through to testing, deployment and delivery - including Agile Project Management.
  3. QA offers Agile Practice Learning Consultancy where we engage with an organisation to understand holistic needs and requirements, then our experienced Agile practice consultants design, develop and deliver customised Agile learning solutions.
  4. QA’s Agile certification courses are accredited by a number of bodies including: BCS, APMG and Scrum.org.
  5. QA’s experts have also developed over 20 QA Authored courses that bridge the gaps between traditional certificated courses and that are designed to help with practical implementation in a real working environment.
  6. QA is working closely with HM Government departments to deliver the Digital Strategy focussed on Agile delivery.
  7. QA understand that it is not only the technical skills required to successfully implement Agile methods, but the soft skills and cultural change that is needed for high performing, self-managed Agile teams.
  8. QA also offers DevOps training, DevOps Institute certification and consultancy, as a step towards continuous development.
  9. QA provide training for every role and every step in the agile journey from: Considering Agile, Moving to Agile, Maximising Agile and using Agile Tools like Jira.
  10. QA work with leading organisations including, BT, BA, Barclays, DWP, and many others.

Agile blogs

 

Agile v Waterfall project management: A perfect marriage or not?

Agile and Waterfall: A match made in heaven or not?

Can agile and waterfall methodologies work together? We discuss how they can and how this can help deliver successful projects. Read the full article

Project management: How to apply agile principles and succeed

Agile by stealth: How to apply Agile principles and succeed in projects

How can you implement agile principles into traditional project management processes and succeed? We discuss how. Read the full article

"The course really helped me to implement Agile projects"

Read the thoughts of a recent QA competition winner on their training with QA and how it has helped them professionally. Read the full article

PRINCE2 Agile™

PRINCE2, Agile & Scrum - do they Mix?

Views of the leading agile project management experts presented by guest author Rex Gibson, Managing Director of Focus on Training. Read the full article

PRINCE2 Agile™

PRINCE2 Agile - Right product, right time, right now

How can PRINCE2 be Agile when PRINCE2 has a perception of Bureaucracy? Read the full article

PRINCE2 Agile™

An Agile way of working with PRINCE2

PRINCE2 Agile is here and QA is one of the first training providers globally to offer this innovative new course. Read the full article

Agile Practice Learning Consultancy

Our Agile learning consultancy develops bespoke solutions to meet specific learning requirements. Our solutions are designed to complement our core training, helping you to implement world-class Agile practices.

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CONSULTANCY

 

Our Agile Consultant meets with you. We talk to your stakeholders and staff to understand your environment and discuss your needs and aims. The outcome will be a report outlining a proposed Agile Learning strategy.

DELIVERY

 

For example a series of Agile seminars for your management team to help them begin the process of building on their Agile culture. Then a series of Agile awareness training for the practitioners and finally, more specific training targeted at particular roles.

COACHING

 

QA’s Agile coach will spend time

With your Agile teams(s) for a couple of days. Ideally, these visits will coincide with specific agile events: Sprint Reviews and Sprint Planning meetings etc.

 

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