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Certification Cost
Certification cost is included in the course tuition.
Examination Process
Although there is not an ICAgile official exam, ICAgile allows for their course accreditors to determine appropriate means for retention of the learning outcomes. Depending on your provider, there may be some type of assessment in order to earn certification.

Many providers assess via participation, activity and understanding conveyed via exercises and discussion, withholding certification when appropriate.
Training Required
Successfully complete an ICAgile accredited course taught by an ICAgile Authorized Instructor.

ICAgile Authorized Instructors can withhold certifications based on lack of participation or understanding of course learning outcomes.
ICP-BAF
ICAgile Certified Professional - Business Agility Foundations

People at every level and in practically every role in today's organizations are required to focus on customer delight, and bring innovation and continuous improvement into their work. This is a hard challenge and one that requires either building new muscles or limbering up muscles we may not use often. This highly experiential set of learning outcomes equips participants with new knowledge, tools, and techniques to implement immediately. The ICAgile Certified Professional in Business Agility Foundations (ICP-BAF) is intended to jumpstart the organizational and individual transformation towards a more responsive, value-driven reality.

Target Audience

Anyone interested in the paradigm shifts necessary to enable organizational agility in today's innovative business climate will find the Business Agility Foundations course compelling. Although this is a generalist certification and an entry point to several of ICAgile’s tracks, it is not intended to be a direct substitution for the ICAgile Certified Professional credential. Those already holding the ICP are likely to find this course compelling, especially if they are on a journey towards business agility outside of a software development context.

Learning objectives

Awareness

  • Business Agility: Drivers, criticality, values, principles and 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

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

Compelling Vision, Focus, and Clarity of Purpose