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Agile Digital Services Foundation & Practitioner Package (AgileDS®)

The 5 day Agile Digital Services Foundation and Practitioner Course accredited by APMG brings an Agile approach to digital service delivery to life!

Develop and apply a consistent approach, common language and a skilled workforce for the successful design, delivery and evolution of digital services.  The AgileDS syllabus and exams are based on the AgileDS Handbook. The AgileDS Handbook has emerged from the Agile Business Consortium’s work, bringing together valuable learning from the background and experience both of general agile approaches and that of GDS. It focuses on developing and continuously improving digital services using agile concepts and techniques.

Agile Digital Services Course Content

The course will cover:

  • Understanding and applying the underpinning philosophy and principles of Agile and Digital Services.
  • Understanding and applying the lifecycle of an Agile and Digital Services project, including alternative configurations.
  • Understanding and applying the artefacts produced during an AgileDS project and their purpose.
  • Understanding and applying techniques and their benefits and limitations.
  • Understanding and applying the roles and responsibilities within an AgileDS project.

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The course is for:

The AgileDS guidance, training and certification are designed to benefit a wide range of roles including Business Analysts, Change Analysts, Project Managers, Scrum Masters, Product Owners/Managers, Systems Analysts and Agile Developers.


There are no pre-requisites for this AgileDS Course.



The AgileDS Foundation examination takes place on the Wednesday afternoon of the course and is based on a 40 minute closed-book examination of 50 multiple choice questions. The pass mark for this examination is 25/50 (50%) and Successful delegates will be awarded the internationally recognised AgileDS Foundation Certificate. The qualification is a mandatory pre-requisite for the AgileDS practitioner examination.

The AgileDS Practitioner examination takes place on the Friday afternoon of the course and is based on a 2 hour 30 minutes open-book examination of 4 objective test questions (20 marks available per question). The pass mark for this examination is 40/80 (50%) and Successful delegates will be awarded the AgileDS Practitioner Certificate.


Location Duration5 (Days)
Date From Date To
Johannesburg 5 2020/03/30 2020/04/03
Johannesburg 5 2020/07/27 2020/07/31
Johannesburg 5 2020/10/12 2020/10/16

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  • CLASSROOM-TRAINER (Public) - A public schedule of classroom based training events
  • CLASSROOM-TRAINER (Private) - Onsite, private training courses for individual organizations and their staff (contact us for a quote)

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