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Agile Dev West 2016 - Pre-Conference Training Certification

Enhance your conference experience by attending one of our pre-conference training classes. Taught by industry leaders with years of practical experience, combining training and the conference is the best way to maximize your learning experience.
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Sunday, June 5

Certified ScrumMaster Training (2-Day)

Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 8:30am to Monday, June 6, 2016 - 5:00pm
This two-day Certified ScrumMaster® Training prepares you both to gain your ScrumMaster certification, and more importantly, to utilize it in complex situations and projects. Upon completion, you'll be eligible to take an exam allowing you to become a Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM), which includes a two-year membership in the Scrum Alliance®, where valuable ScrumMaster materials and information are available exclusively to CSMs.

Software Tester Certification—Foundation Level (3–Day)

Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 8:30am to Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 5:00pm

Delivered by leading experts in the testing industry, Software Tester Certification—Foundation Level is an accredited training course to prepare you for the ISTQB® Certified Tester—Foundation Level CTFL) exam. ISTQB® is the only internationally accepted certification for software testing and has granted more than 400,000 certifications in more than 100 countries around the world. In this three-day course, you’ll learn the basic skills required of a software test professional and how testing fits into software development. This course is appropriate for those new to the testing profession...

Fundamentals of Agile Certification—ICAgile (2–Day)

Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 8:30am to Monday, June 6, 2016 - 5:00pm

Fundamentals of Agile Certification—ICAgile presents a roadmap for getting started with agile and practical advice for the journey. You will learn what agile is all about, why agile works, and how to effectively plan and develop software using agile principles, as well as ways to avoid the common mistakes of agile adopters. Upon completion of this two-day course, successful attendees will be certified by the International Consortium for Agile (ICAgile), awarded the ICAgile Professional designation (ICP) and be listed on the ICAgile website.   

Leading SAFe–SAFe Agilist Certification Training (2-Day)

Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 8:30am to Monday, June 6, 2016 - 5:00pm
  • Apply lean, agile and product development flow principles to improve productivity, employee engagement, time to market, and quality
  • Apply the Scaled Agile Framework based on lecture, real-world examples, and insights by Scaled Agile experts
  • Understand the skills necessary for an enterprise transformation based on the information and examples presented, and additional recommended readings and resources

Integrating Test with a DevOps Approach (2–Day)

Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 8:30am to Monday, June 6, 2016 - 5:00pm

DevOps combines development, testing, and operations and includes continuous integration, automated testing, continuous delivery, and rapid deployment practices. Because DevOps practices require confidence in nearly all changes, automated testing is an essential ingredient that is integrated into the process and relied upon for enforcement of quality gates and to ensure overall delivery quality. This two-day course will teach you how to avoid the common mistakes of DevOps implementations and to leverage DevOps best practices. Test professionals, operations engineers, developers, project...

Product Owner Certification (2-Day)

Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 8:30am to Monday, June 6, 2016 - 5:00pm

This two-day Certified Scrum Product Owner certification course gives you the skills to assume the hardest role in Scrum, a Product Owner. Taught by leading agile practitioners, the focus on this course is providing real-world techniques that have been proven effective by product owners in hundreds of actual projects. Business customers, product managers, and line managers will benefit from this training. Upon completion, successful participants are registered as a Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) with a two-year membership in the Scrum Alliance® (

Agile Tester Certification (2–Day)

Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 8:30am to Monday, June 6, 2016 - 5:00pm

Agile software practices are being employed within many development organizations worldwide, and as a result, many testers struggle to understand the agile development process and their place in it. In Agile Tester Certification, both novice and experienced testers learn the fundamentals of agile development, the role of the tester in the agile team, and the agile testing processes. Learn technical and team skills testers need for success in the world of agile development, as well as the techniques of Test-Driven Development (TDD), Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD) and Behavior-...