BCS Systems Development Essentials with Agile — A 3 day course

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This Systems Development Essentials training course is concerned with the fundamental skills of systems development in an Agile environment. It focuses on systems investigation and quality assurance as these underpin all successful system development work.

The Systems Development Essentials with Agile course also introduces the candidate to how the systems development effort could be organised. The course distinguishes between generic lifecycle types, methods and approaches.

Whilst exploring the fundamental differences between object-oriented and structured systems development, the course also focuses on the basic principles of agile systems development and it recognises how a commitment to software package implementation changes the structure of the systems development approach.

Combined with Systems Modelling Techniques with UML this course provides delegates with a complete introduction to systems analysis and development.

Systems Development Essentials with Agile courses are delivered by trainers who bring their substantial experience of practical systems analysis projects to the programme. A comprehensive manual, containing detailed information about systems development techniques and providing references for further reading, is supplied as part of the course.


Roles in Systems Development

Systems Architecture

Development Approaches

Systems Development Lifecycles


Systems Investigation

Systems Design, Implementation and Maintenance

Quality Assurance

CASE and CAST Tools

Publicly scheduled dates, locations, and prices

Select a date to enquire about availability of places. For dates after 24 February 2017, please call 0333 210 0140 or use our contact form to enquire about places and availability.

London — £1225 (+VAT)


This course prepares participants to sit the examination for the BCS Professional Certification (ISEB) in Systems Development Essentials. This involves a one-hour, open book examination that may be taken at the end of the course or at a public examination session.

This certificate is a core certificate in the Diploma in Solution Development and is also a specialist certificate in the Diploma in Business Analysis.

In addition to covering the full BCS syllabus, this course is approved as consistent with the IIBA BABoK version 2.0

The exam fee is included in the course cost.