Agile Fundamentals (ICAgile Certified Professional)

In a world where the market demands that companies deliver “better, faster, cheaper,” organizations and employees are turning to Agile for improved results.

On Monday & Tuesday, November 9th & 10th, from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. At Brio Tuscan Grille, 502 Nichols Road
Kansas City, MO 64112; Jenny Tarwater and Kay Harper are leading a training course with certification. This course is designed to provide a base understanding of Agile values, principles and practices. The Certification, ICAgile, is recognized globally as a superior certification offering that provides competencies at every level across all disciplines.

The course and certification are available for $1,400.00+$9.95 admin fee for individual General Admission and a group discount, 20% off, for $1,120.00+$9.95 admin fee per ticket.

The course is your first step in (and prerequisite to) a deeper roadmap of learning and certifications, it allows you to immediately apply the concepts to your current work environment. After attending, you will understand the origins and history of Agile, its cultural impacts to organizations and core principles, including business and technical partnership, focus on maximizing the work “not done” and many others. In this highly interactive class, you will experience many of the practices associated with some of the most popular agile approaches.

This course is best for individuals who are early in their Agile adventure and would like to understand the fundamentals before more advanced courses. This is a great training course for larger groups preparing for an Agile conversion.  

The learning objectives found in ICAgile’s Learning Roadmap are created through the collaboration of the leading Agile industry experts. ICAgile’s focus is not just on classroom training, but on building competencies focused on BEING Agile and is evidenced through their ICAgile expert certifications. Unlike certifications offered by other organizations, the ICP does not expire and no renewal fee is required. For more information, see www.icagile.com.

Jenny Tarwater is a skilled Agile Project Manager, with 20 years experience at Sprint; who loves working with medium to large companies who are starting their Agile transition. She receives joy watching companies develop their process, with observing the growth of respect, guidance and growth, within their ranks. Her goal is to introduce the transformation, which emerge early in the process, when her clients begin to understand the underlying principles of Agile, and locating the mountains of inefficiencies emerging from that knowledge.

Kay Harper is a coach trained in Organizational and Relationship Systems Coaching (ORSC), Agile Coaching (ICAgile), and Agile/Lean frameworks. She has partnered with businesses to create sustainable change and growth. Her coaching stance can be described as holistic, comprised of a dual-focus on addressing both the people side of organizations (culture, leadership, teamwork) and business side of organizations (strategy, process improvement, implementing delivery frameworks).

To sign up for the course, please enroll through Eventbrite; training can be selected from now until November 9th.

For more information, reach out to Jenny Tarwater (jenny@blueshiftinnovation.com) or Kay Harper (kay@kayharperconsulting.com).

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