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100+ Hrs of Training Materials


2-4 Months approx | 5-10 hrs a week avg.

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Fully self-paced | No expiration

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS

 

Earn pre-approved credits

 

Claim credits approved by PMI & SHRM

BECOME CERTIFIED

 

Earn 5 Certifications

 

Achieve the AgileXp Designation

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Dr. Shore has consulted for companies such as GE, Doosan, Hyundai and Air Canada. He has been a guest lecturer at some of the world’s leading business schools in England, Italy, South Korea and China.

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Developed By Prof. Barry Shore PhD. | Award Winning McGraw Hill Author| Over 40 Years’ Experience 


Dr. Barry Shore is an outspoken advocate on the role of Project Management and Lean Six Sigma as metaphors for driving company performance to not only develop the right products and services but for creating efficient and competitive organizations capable of excelling in world markets.

 

His recent course material, prepared specifically for SSGI, has been acclaimed for its ability to present complex material in a very straight–forward and easy-to-understand style.  When asked about this work he says, “One of my greatest pleasures is to help professionals move their careers to the next level and gain the skills that industry needs to compete on a global scale.”

 

Dr. Shore has written extensively in these areas, including over 100 peer reviewed papers published in leading scholarly journals, four books published by McGraw Hill Book Company and Holt, Rinehart and Winston, and hundreds of articles in trade publications.  McGraw Hill honored him as a prize winning author for his book on Operations Management.

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How the Agile Expert (AgileXP) Certification Program Works

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Agile Expert (AgileXP) Program Overview

The Agile Expert (AgileXP) Career Track, developed Dr. Barry Shore, Prof. Emeritus UNH, is a career based certification program consisting of 4 certification courses. This program has been designed to prepare you in becoming capable of managing, developing and delivering high-performance projects that utilize the framework of Agile. Through this Career Track you will earn the exclusive AgileXP Designation.

 

The program consists of the following 4 core certification courses:

 

1.) Agile Professional | Earn (21 PDUs, 20 PDCs)

2.) Scrum Master | Earn (15 PDUs, 15 PDCs)

3.) Project Management | Earn (25 PDUs, 20 PDCs)

3.) Lean Practitioner | Earn (20 PDUs, 20 PDCs)

 

Through these 4 courses, hand picked by Dr. Shore as the most critical skills for in-demand agile professionals, you will learn the ins and outs of agile management and related agile methodology topics.

 

After completing all 4 courses and passing the respected certification exams, you will earn the exclusive Agile Expert (AgileXP) certification, which is the final step in validating your ability.

 

This Career Track program will equip you with the knowledge, tools and credentials to take a lead role as an agile expert within an organization, and become a viable option for promotions, new job opportunities and higher salary.

Why earn the AgileXP Certification/Designation?

The demand for Agile professionals and those who have obtained education in this area, has increased significantly over the years. Because Agile methodologies focus on allowing businesses to balance demand and supply, these skills are in high-demand as Agile has become one of the most important career moves among professionals.

 

You’ll learn how to apply Agile methodologies, tools and techniques to help your teams respond effectively to changing requirements that enable you to deliver higher quality services and products which result in increased customer satisfaction.

 

By acquiring this skill set you are setting yourself apart from the competition and increasing your chances for promotions, new opportunities and higher pay.

Who Should Enroll in this Program?

Agile is a framework for managing, developing and delivering high-performance projects, while at the same time helping teams respond effectively to changing requirements.

 

Is Agile only applicable to specific industries, sectors or job roles?

 

Not at all! In fact, Agile methodologies are now being used across almost all industries and no matter your job title, the skills that you learn can be applied to basically every industry, process or function within today’s modern business environment.

How do I become a Agile Expert (AgileXP)?

You will have to complete all the courses (4) outlined in the learning path. To ensure you get the certification, you should pass the Agile Professional, Scrum Master, Project Management & Lean Practitioner certification exams. At that time you will earn your AgileXP certification and can start using your new designation!

Training Outline & Topics

Course 1.) Agile Professional
Outline: Full Course Syllabus Here
Skills Learned: Agile, Scaling Agile, Leadership, Management, Flexibility, Complexity, Innovation, Team Diversity, High-Performance Teams, Processes and Minimum Viable Products, Feedback Loops, Change Management, Negotiating, Overview of Scrum, and more.

 


Course 2.) Scrum Master

Outline: Full Course Syllabus Here
Skills Learned: Scrum Roles, Scrum Events, Scrum Artifacts, Sprints, Meetings, Agile Methodology, and much more.

 


Course 3.) Project Management

Outline: Full Course Syllabus Here
Skills Learned: Projects & Deliverables, Stakeholders, WBS, Project Life-Cycle, Scheduling, Project Charter, Project initiation, Governance, Monitoring, Project Risk, and much more.

 


Course 4.) Lean Practitioner

Outline: Full Course Syllabus Here
Skills Learned: Creating a Lean Culture, Process Flow, Kanban, Eliminating Waste, Lean Leadership, Continuous Improvement, Lean Product Development, Charting and much more.

SSGI AgileXP(agile expert) Designation

Upon completing all 4 Career Track Certification courses, you will be awarded the AgileXP Certification/Designation. You will also be able to share your certification and have employers verify it as shown below.

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Earn Your AgileXP Designation

Our Career Track program is fully comprehensive and this certificate is proof that you have developed professional level working knowledge in the subject areas of Lean and Six Sigma. Upon completing all 4 certification courses, you will be award with the title of AgileXP.


Differentiate Yourself With 4 In-Demand Certifications

In this Career Track program you will complete 4 separate certification courses: Agile Professional, Scrum Master, Project Management and Lean Practitioner. With these 4 unique certifications as well as the knowledge and skills gained along the way, you will set yourself ahead of the competition.


Share Your Achievement Online

Instantly attach your certificate & new designation to LinkedIn while giving your resume a boost. Your credential will be hosted on its own unique URL where employers can verify your achievements and PDF copies can be dowloaded. You will also receive digital badges upon exam completion which can be attached to your email signature and more. Start promoting your talents today with SSGI Career Tracks!

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AgileXP Benefits

Becoming a Certified Agile Expert can open up a plethora of new career opportunities and an accompanying salary increase. The certification’s achieved through this career path, gives you a fast track to a more successful career in business management.

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The Highest Level of Recognition


SSGI is the official Lean Six Sigma Partner of the Baldrige Foundation, known for the highest level of recognition for performance excellence in the U.S. given by the President of the United States (Baldrige National Quality Award).

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The Baldrige National Quality Award, established by the U.S. Congress in 1987, is the highest formal recognition of the performance excellence of both public and private U.S. organizations given by the President of the United States. It is administered by the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, an offical partner of Six Sigma Global Institute (SSGI).

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FAQs

Are SSGI Courses Accredited?

SSGI is accredited by the Better Business Bureau® (BBB) to maintain training standards, and by the CPD (Continuing Professional Development Accreditation), and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), and the Project Management Institute (PMI-ATP) as an Authorized Training Partner. You can find more information here.

What if I've already taken one or moe of the courses in the career track, but still want the AgileXP certification?

If you have previously taken one of the selected Career Track courses through SSGI, but still wish to earn the AgileXP certification/designation, please contact us directly and we can assist you in purchasing the remaining courses needed to fulfill the requirements for the AgileXP.

Will these courses help me advance my career?

Absolutely! Reviews from students who’ve taken SSGI courses and the AgileXP certification program include many stories about how alumni have been able to advance their careers. There is a proven track record of SSGI alumni making successful transitions into the careers of their dreams, receiving promotions and increased salary. Our training is designed to be fully practical and gives you the toolset needed to become a successful Agile Professional.

Enrollment Requirements

All of our certification programs are open to students and professionals in various industries and levels of experience. Our curriculum is designed to teach what you need to know from basic fundamentals all the way to advanced levels. The only requirement is access to a PC and/or Mac and a stable internet connection.

What is the Duration of the Program?

This depends on your learning style and the amount of time you have to dedicate. Some finish the program in a matter of weeks and others take months. On average, you should expect to spend 2-4 months to complete the entire program. However, you are given the freedom to complete all of the training at your own pace as there is no expiration.

How are the exams conducted?

All exams are fully online and can be taken on your own schedule. In order to receive certification, you must obtain a passing score. Please note that course exams can be repeated as many times as you need.

Can I order a physical copy of my certificate?

Yes, you may order a physical copy of your certificates by mail. Printed certificates are printed in high quality, large size certificate paper that measures 11.0 x 14.0 inches. The fee is $25 per certificate. Please email us if interested.

Are there any additional fees or recertification costs?

None! The program cost includes everything and there are no additional fees required to earn your certification. There are also no renewal fees as all certifications have lifetime value.

Still have questions?

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