This IC-Agile accredited course will give you tools and techniques for enabling and implementing business agility through the development of high performing teams, design thinking, experimentation, customer value discovery, and the acceleration of value through the entire value stream. Earn ICAgile’s ICP-BAF designation upon course completion.

Course Overview
The trajectory of Agile methods continues upwards and outwards; not only into new organizations and industries, but increasingly beyond the realm of technology. This is leading to a set of cascading challenges and opportunities that lie in the application of Agile values, principles and practices to non-software domains.

This workshop will explore a jargon-free framework based upon lean and agile methods that is easily grasped and applied in non-software development contexts. Examples of real-world applications in human resources, marketing, real estate, education and more will be shared and discussed, and exercises will help participants plot out how these methods might be applied in their own personal contexts.

Earn ICP Business Agility Foundations (ICP-BAF) certification upon demonstrating competency in the learning objectives of the class.

Professional Benefits

  • 16 Category B PMI PDUs
  • Course covers all learning objectives required for ICAgile-BAF Certification
  • Merit recognition as a ICP-BAF on the ICAgile Website

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Learn about ICAgile’s Business Agility Track.

Upcoming Classes

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Awareness: The Need for Business Agility

  • Business Agility: Drivers, Criticality, Values, Principles & Dimensions
  • Case for Change: Empowering Teams
  • Case for Change: Customer Value and Continuous Learning
  • Measures of Success

Designing the Future

  • Creating space for optimal engagement and value creation
  • Action Plans/Toolkits for Accelerating Business Agility

Compelling Vision, Focus, and Clarity of Purpose

New Ways of Thinking

  • Developing a Growth Mindset
  • Breaking Paradigms and Making Value Visible
  • Relationship between complexity and Business Agility
  • Recognizing and Managing Dilemmas, Paradoxes and Polarities
  • Lean Systems Thinking
  • Design Thinking Approaches

New and Differentiating Behaviors

  • High-Performance Questions: Ask vs. Tell
  • Experimenting and Hypothesis Testing
  • Lean Startup and Canvases
  • Kanban Values and Systems
  • Iterative Framework and Sampling of Practices