Place and Train Programme - Agile Bootcamp

Programme Code D251
Applications Development
Learning Partner(s)
3 Days
Format In-person
Agile Methodologies Tools & Delivery
Job Roles
ICT&SS Professional Solutions Architect Project Manager (Agile) Digital Service Manager Digital Business Analyst


Gain in-depth knowledge to baseline agile practices essential for effective and efficient product delivery, as well as maintenance and operations at this programme.  Find out how you can put to practice or sharpen your current practice of agile methodologies, tools and product delivery – All these within a product development lifecycle or for managing operational work. Additionally, get to learn how to recognise common pitfalls and proactively prevent or manage product delivery.

Through interactive activities, case studies and roleplay, get yourself a first-hand experience of practising the concepts, tools and techniques within a team setup. This helps with better grasp of the agile way of working in real-life scenarios, and more easily create and deliver value, so that you will be doing impactful work that inspires yourself and benefits others around you.

Key Takeaways

At the end of this programme, you will be able to:

  • explain the agile way of working principles, values and behaviours, applying within the GovTech context
  • identify team development stages, determine the team’s needs and apply techniques (such as DoD and Social Contract) to improve team working relationships or handle conflicts
  • apply stakeholder management techniques with the agile mindset
  • reinforce Scrum basics and be introduced to the Kanban method
  • know the difference between Scrum and Kanban, and select the appropriate agile methodology for the work and outcomes that needs to be achieve
  • practise basic product thinking to ensure the team is building the right thing
  • apply the Minimum Viable Product approach to de-risk product delivery
  • determine and apply the prioritisation technique(s) suitable for the development lifecycle stage(s)
  • write good user stories for capturing user needs and adopt planning poker as an estimation technique to estimate better in a collaborative way
  • set up and use information radiators for progress monitoring and identifying improvements
  • practise in an integrated way where the agile methodologies, tools, and techniques are being used to solve challenges or capture opportunities

Who Should Attend

  • Please refer to the job roles section.


  • Attained Agile Level 1

This programme covers the Agile values, principles and the GovTech Agile Way of Working in action, including baseline practices on:

  • team development and alignment
  • effective stakeholder management
  • Agile methodologies – Scrum and Kanban
  • product thinking (basic levels)
  • Minimum Viable Product
  • prioritisation for early and continuous value delivery
  • information radiators for progress tracking and continuous improvement
  • identification of pitfalls and anti-patterns
  • integrated practice for critical thinking and problem-solving in an agile way

This programme is for GovTech Officers only. Please click on the Register button to enrol via Workday.