Training

With extensive background in agile-centric software development projects, Ignite established the Ignite Agile Training Program which helps R&D teams learn and deploy the Agile approach. We provide a wide array of hands-on Agile Development courses and trainings, all based on industry standards and best-practices. Most of our workshops are delivered onsite.

Ensure your team stays up to speed on the latest in Agile R&D

All Agile courses, workshops and certifications were created by Agile experts who combine profound know-how with vast experience. All trainings are conducted in small groups by seasoned trainers and feature real-life scenarios. We utilize diverse delivery methods including exercises and simulations for maximum engagement and learning efficiency.

All trainings are conducted in small groups by two seasoned trainers and are based on many real-life situations, excercises and simulations to maximize retention and accelerate learning curve.


Program Description Duration Target Audience
Certified Scrum Master

Type: Certification
This is the formal certification by the Scrum Alliance for Certified Scrum Master (CSM). The course covers the Scrum methodology in depth as well as its processes and focuses on the role of the Scrum Master and exercises the Scrum Master activities using a series of simulations. The course provides an

Objectives:

  • Understand the Scrum methodology
  • Get trained on Scrum processes and best practices
  • Get certified as a Scrum Master (by the Scrum alliance)

Prerequisites: Past experience in R&D is required Audience: Experienced software developers that are candidates to undertake this role: team leaders, technical gurus, senior developers
Number of participants: 12-25


Agile Training registration

Half a day
  • VP R&D
  • VP Engineering
  • C level executives
Agile Introduction

This course overview the main Agile methodologies (Agile Modeling, Scrum, Extreme Programming, Test Driven Development, DSDM, Crystal and more), their incentives, their nuances and best practices with emphasis on Scrum as the leading and most popular Agile methodology. The course includes a workshop which teaches and demonstrates what it means to be a Scrum team member.

Objectives:

  • Get familiar with the main Agile methodologies
  • Learn the Agile best practices
  • Understand the role of a team member in Agile/Scrum development

Prerequisites: None Target Audience: Developers, testers and people who really want to know what is hiding behind the Agile buzzwords.

1 Day
  • VP R&D
  • VP Engineering
  • C level executives
Executive Agile Course

Get to know the basics of Agile – beyond the buzz words in this crash course. The program covers the benefits and challenges of Agile methodologies from the C-level executive perspective.


Participants will:
  • Learn about Agile methodology fundamentals
  • Get introduced to its main characteristics:
    – Monitoring transparency
    – Responsiveness to changing requirements
    – Product stability
    – How to maximize success ratio and more

The course will be held at one of Tel-Aviv’s leading hotels in small work groups. Program includes key note speakers and lunch with the instructor coach.

Half a day
  • VP R&D
  • VP Engineering
  • C level executives
Advanced Executive Agile Course

This half day course we will review the main strengtsh, challenges and potential risks of Agile enablement and migration from the business perspective. Participants will gain insight on how Agile can leverage the organixation and help achive its business goals.


Participants will:
  • Learn how to measure ROI of Agile
  • Undestand the objections to leading the Agile change
  • Undestand the organization change and business impact of Agile
  • Discuss the Internal impact on position stake holders
  • Learn about the impact on product architecture
  • Learn how to achieve ilncreased productyvity with Agile
  • Discuss Quality improvement
  • Get an insight on Agility improvement – impact on organization’s responsiveness to dymamic market needs
  • Gain insight on long-term planning and its potential risks

The course will be held at one of Tel-Aviv’s leading hotels in small work groups. Program includes key note speakers and lunch with the instructor coach.

Half a day
  • VP R&D
  • VP Engineering
  • C level executives
Agile Overview Course

The course reviews the main Agile methodologies such as Scrum, Agile Modeling, Extreme Programming, Test Driven Develpment, DSDM, Crystal and more. Special emphasis will be given to Scrum – currently the leading and most popular Agile methodology, A Scrum workshop will demonstrate the tasks of a Scrum team member.

1 Day
  • Developers
  • Testers
  • Executive who wish to understand Agile
Agile For Project Managers

Type: Workshop
This is an advanced workshop dedicated to train project managers to become successful l product owners. Through a series of simulations the workshop exercises the activities and responsibilities of the product owner and highlights the differences between the standard project manager role and the role of a product owner in an agile organization. The workshop covers topics such as project planning, budget planning, resource planning, project monitoring, Agile metrics and KPI and more.

Objectives:

  • Learn the reflection of traditional project management activities in the Agile world
  • Gain the skills to become a successful Agile Project Manager

Prerequisites: Past experience as project/program manager. Basic understanding of Scrum (prior CSPO certification is recommended) Target Audience: Project Managers and Program managers

Register

2 Days
  • VP R&D
  • VP Engineering
  • C level executives
Agile Leaders

Type: Course
Description: This course is dedicated for people who lead the Agile transformation in their organization. It describes all the challenges, pitfalls and objections that Agile best practices might introduce during migration and describe the solutions implemented in other organizations facing similar problems.

Objectives:

  • Learn the challenges when implementing Agile in the organization
  • Learn from the wisdom of other organizations facing similar problems
  • Leverage Agile best practices to the next level
  • Create and maintain high performance agile teams

Prerequisites: Past experience as R&D manager and past experience in Agile/Scrum. Scrum Master certification is recommended
Target Audience: R&D Managers, Agile evangelists/leaders
Number of participants: 10-15

2 Days
  • VP R&D
  • VP Engineering
  • C level executives
Executive Agile By Johanna Rothman


Audience: CEO, CIOs, CTOs, Directors, Managers, project managers, business stakeholders and anyone supporting or managing Agile teams.
Objectives:

You will see how Agile changes the organization and how you can help the cultural changes needed to make agile take hold. You will have the basic skills and knowledge to help your organization successfully transition to agile.

© 2011 Johanna Rothman

½ Days
  • VP R&D
  • VP Engineering
  • C level executives
Program Management By Johanna Rothman


Audience: Project managers making the transition to program managers, software or hardware engineering managers, project managers, senior technical staff.

Objectives:
If you’re managing multiple concurrent projects or a series of releases, you’re managing programs. Agile approaches can manage risk for projects, and we can scale agile approaches to programs. This workshop will help you learn multiple approaches to uniting your projects or keeping your series of releases on track using agile approaches.

© 2011 Johanna Rothman

2 Days
  • VP R&D
  • VP Engineering
  • C level executives
Geographically Distributed Teams by Johanna Rothman


Audience: Managers, project managers, Scrum Masters, iteration managers, business stakeholders and anyone working with or on a distributed Agile team.

Objectives:
By the end of the course you will have a clear understanding of the challenges facing distributed teams, and how those challenges can be addressed using Agile techniques.
You will be armed with a toolkit of ideas, techniques and tools to address the challenges, and know how to set up and prepare the distributed teams to enable their success – success for the project, the organization and for the individual team members.

© 2011 Johanna Rothman

2 Days
  • VP R&D
  • VP Engineering
  • C level executives
Certified Scrum Product Owner

Type: Certification
This is the formal certification by the Scrum Alliance for Certified Scrum Master (CSM). The course covers the Scrum methodology in depth as well as its processes and focuses on the role of the Scrum Master and exercises the Scrum Master activities using a series of simulations. The course provides an

Objectives:

  • Understand the Scrum methodology
  • Get trained on Scrum processes and best practices
  • Get certified as a Scrum Master (by the Scrum alliance

Prerequisites: Past experience in R&D is required Audience: Experienced software developers that are candidates to undertake this role: team leaders, technical gurus, senior developers
Number of participants: 12-25


Register for Agile training

Half a day
  • VP R&D
  • VP Engineering
  • C level executives