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Business Agility Foundations, ICP-BAF

  • Business Agility Foundations, ICP-BAF (Virtual) - 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 Sept 2024 (1:30 PM - 5:30 PM AEST)
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Description

Whether you’re a business leader looking to embark on a business agility transformation or a team coach looking to build your credentials and knowledge in this contemporary transformation space, this course will enable you to adopt the language of leaders and convey the case for Business Agility.

 

Business Agility Foundations is a 5 half-day (virtual) or 3-day (in person) experience which focuses on the seven essential pillars of the Enterprise Business Agility strategy model, intended to jumpstart organisational and individual transformation towards a more responsive, value-driven reality.

 

Whether in person or virtual, this course is a highly interactive combination of instructor-led discussions and team-based exercises. It tackles questions across different angles of organisational change and leverages in room experience and real world stories.

You will walk away with a review of your own organisation, a growth plan / action items to help improve your organisation’s Business Agility, along with the language, tools and practices to become a change leader. Equipping  you to help your organisation to apply the vision, strategy and patterns for enterprise business agility to address the challenges faced in a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) world.

Certifications

This is an IC Agile accredited course. Participants will receive the Certified Professional in Business Agility Foundations (ICP-BAF) certification from IC Agile upon successful completion of this course

Note: To obtain the ICP-BAF certification, participants will be assessed through a combination of exercises, activities, and discussion that demonstrate an understanding of how to apply the learning outcomes.

             

 

Course Outline

Using real-life case studies and direct experience, we’ll explore the Enterprise Business Agility Model: Customer Seat at the Table, Metrics, and importantly, Sustaining the Change.

  • What is Business Agility: Complexity theory, VUCA world, Business life cycle model

  • Leadership & Culture: Leader as a coach, Servant Leadership, Motivation and Empowerment

  • Customer Seat at the Table: Hypothesis-driven product development, Personas, Customer journey, Empathy map, Growth mindset

  • Metrics: Leading Indicators, Outcomes over Output, Balancing Competing Values  

  • Sustaining the Change: Lean Change Management, Motivation and Engagement

FAQs

Is this a certification course?

This is a certification course. Participants will receive the Certified Professional in Business Agility Foundations (ICP-BAF) certification from IC Agile upon successful completion of this course

 

Is there an exam? 

There is no exam, award of certificate is based on participants demonstrating understanding and application of the concepts. 

 

Do you offer this course in-house?

Yes, this course can be delivered in-house for your teams – please contact us for more information.

 

Who can attend this training course? 

The Business Agility Foundations, ICP-BAF Course is recommended for Executives, Business Leaders, Tribe Leads, Value Stream Leads, Product Owners, PMOs, Delivery Managers, Transformation Leads, Change Managers.

Do I need to complete any training courses prior to undertaking the Business Agility Foundations, ICP-BAF Course?

As this is a foundational course, no prior experience or training is necessary. 

 

Is this course facilitator-led?

Yes, this is a facilitator-led virtual/in-person workshop. You will be able to ask questions, engage with peers and put into practice your learnings during breakouts and group sessions. 

 

Why should I attend this course? 

You will learn and practice a range of techniques for improving customer focus, leadership, change management, and team alignment; all of which will enable you to contribute more to improving your organisation’s business agility.

Inclusions

  • A certificate of ICAgile Certified Professional in Business Agility Foundations (ICP-BAF)

  • Student workbook - all canvases, frameworks, and insights discovered during training

  • EPiC Experimentation cards - a collection of 13+ ways to test your business ideas

  • EPiC Ideation cards - a scattering of ideation methods to unstuck your thinking

  • EPiC Seeding cards - a set of epic culture hacks and techniques to plot your transformation journey.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe what Business Agility is and why it matters

  • Describe the key pillars of Business Agility

  • Identify the principles, practices, and tools to achieve growth in key pillars

  • Assess their organisation on their Business Agility journey and identify a potential growth plan

  • Understand how enterprises navigate through challenges of an uncertain world through business agility

  • Apply Lean principles to create and drive customer-focused product while minimising effort and saving costs

  • Select the right metrics to measure organisational transformation and impact on business

  • Learn how to make transformation sustainable and keep the momentum going

Who is this course for?

This course is recommended for Executives, Business Leaders, Tribe Leads, Value Stream Leads, Product Owners, PMOs, Delivery Managers, Transformation Leads, Change Managers.

Why Choose EPiC Agile?

At EPiC, we are proud that our training experience is deliberately different. Our workshops are highly interactive, built to allow for incremental learning, and founded on real story telling.

  • We pride ourselves on supporting you to enhance your practical capabilities

  • Our workshops are a combination of instruction-led and team-based exercises

  • Every one of our bespoke agile courses is designed and delivered by our coaches with extensive real-world experience

  • We build human connections and are curious about existing environment constraints

  • We are committed to the wider Business Agility Community, because we know if we can help you thrive, we will thrive along with you

  • View our Case Studies and Testimonials

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