Agile Fundamentals


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Agile Fundamentals


Hasten the timeframe between ideas & outcomes

Keep up with the demands of today’s ever-changing workforce. Influence executives to innovate.

Agile Fundamentals is an interactive and engaging two day course that focuses on the agile mindset, values, principles and foundational concepts for professionals.

On completion of the program, participants will receive an international certificate from ICAgile, a leading body of agile practitioners.

Why learn Agile?

Agile is a smarter way of working based on flexibility and collaboration, enabling you to deliver results quickly.

By understanding what agility means you’ll be able to:

  • Empower teams to rapidly develop products and services that customers love
  • Apply principles and tools to increase productivity
  • Utilise Agile rituals such as sprint planning, daily stand ups and sprint reviews

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  • 07/11/2018
  • Duration: 2-Days
  • Cost: $1990.00
  • Open
  • 21/11/2018
  • Duration: 2-Days
  • Cost: $1990.00
  • Open

Course overview

What you'll learn...

Day 1

  • Activity: meet and greet
  • Simulation: kanban board
  • Introduction to agile principles
  • Agile Manifesto
  • Exercise: pocket sized principles
  • Beyond software development
  • Activity: the agile mindset
  • Exercise: getting to the heart of agile
  • Activity: paper plane game
  • Agile as a journey
  • Exercise: developing soft skills
  • Agile collaboration techniques
  • Simulation: soft skills and collaboration in practice: the communication race

Day 2

  • Introduction to customer and user personas
  • Simulation: knowledge management project
  • Introduction to estimations
  • Activity: presentation – planning poker
  • Activity: cooking estimation game
  • Activity: incremental development
  • Activity: get to work game
  • Activity: scrum techniques game
  • Scrum overview
  • Exercise: work-in-progress
  • Activity: sudokuban game
  • Exercise: storytelling

NOTE: Courses can be customised to meet your business needs and delivered on site. Please contact for more information.

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7 & 8 November

9 Brighton Street, Richmond

2 days
Full time, 8 hours each day.

$2,200 inc GST
Invoice or card accepted via Eventbrite.

Meet your instructor.

Murray Robinson


The ICAgile fundamentals course was developed by Murray Robinson, Chief Product Officer at IE Digital. Murray has more than 10 years experience as a hands-on agile practitioner in digital teams. He has successfully led IE’s agile transformation and implemented agile on projects for Seek, Telstra, Sensis, AXA, IE Digital, Toyota, APT, Sussan Group and BUPA.

Previous attendees


ICAgile is a certification and accreditation body that collaborates with worldwide agile thought leaders to develop learning programs that lead people to agile mastery.

The ICAgile learning roadmap provides clear paths for professionals and organisations who want to start or continue their agile journey (

The course format may vary slightly between the one day and two day courses. Supported by an instructor and a trainer, the participants work in teams of 5-6 people at Silicon Block HQ in Richmond.

The Silicon Block team is flexible on training locations and aims to find the solution that is best suited to your team. Please contact us at for more information on how we can meet your business needs. 

We aim to have a maximum of 20 attendees per course, this is the best way to support our learning by doing style of teaching. All of our courses are based around highly interactive, real life simulations that allow students to practice agile methods that they can apply immediately in their team.

Silicon Block can fill in the gaps in your agile knowledge and provide you with an internationally recognised agile certification. If you’re not sure about what course you should enroll in, please contact the team.

There is a lot more to agile than Scrum. Become a more effective agile practitioner by learning how to do customer personas and journey mapping, estimate work faster using affinity estimation, plan your work based on business value and manage your work using Kanban.

Companies are increasingly asking for Agile skills from their staff because they know it leads to more productive teams. A Silicon Block training course is an investment in your future that will pay back in greater career opportunities in the future. Companies are generally very supportive of requests for time to do agile training.

Companies value high quality agile training because they know it leads to more productive teams. A Silicon Block training course is an investment in your companies future that will pay back in greater team productivity and effectiveness. Companies are generally supportive of requests for budget to do agile training. Contact us and we will help you to explain the benefits of agile training to your HR manager.

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