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About the course
Develop an iterative experimental mindset
Fast-growing startups live and breathe agility but what does it take to be agile? And why does it matter? Your capability to rapidly respond and adapt to changes in the market will help keep your organization relevant. Agile companies can resist competition, and embrace industry-changing technologies, or unexpected shifts in the market. During this short course, you will work with client problems/case studies, developing user stories, and learn how to add value to your business with the Business Model Canvas. You will be introduced to Lean methodology, improve your project presentation skills, and begin to think like a startup.
Do you qualify for IBF funding?
This course is accredited by the Institute of Banking & Finance Singapore. To qualify for funding, you need to meet the following criteria:
- Singaporean/PR (Permanent Resident)
- If you are under 40 years old, you may qualify for 70% funding
- If you are over 40 years of age, you may qualify for 90% funding
Along with either of these criteria:
- Company-sponsored participants working at a financial institution
- Non-company-sponsored participants working in an organization based in Singapore
Future-proof your career
This course content draws on current and emerging international perspectives alongside case studies and insights from local and Asian markets. You will develop a digital mindset, learn how to make better sense of data, and consider the legal, social and ethical issues involved.
You will collect IBF credits as you improve your digital marketing and human-centered service design skills and apply what you learn to your workplace and career.
Develop user stories
Learn from other digital companies
Think like a startup
Realize the value of experimentation and failure
Compare Scrum and Lean
Scrum practices and methods vs Lean customer value
Business model development
Find out how to use the Business Model Canvas
How you'll learn
You will attend a short course with preparatory work and a post-course assignment where you will demonstrate how you apply your new skills at work.
One week before the course starts you’ll be given preparatory work and reading
Solve hands-on tasks
Tasks designed to integrate with your work to build your competence.
Get feedback and collaborate
Individual feedback and peer-collaboration to accelerate your learning
Receive your certificateReceive your certificate
Complete the post-course assignment within two weeks to receive your certificate of completion
You will be supported by the SmartUp mobile app with relevant content, reading materials and quizzes, to help you prepare for the course and continue their learning afterwards.
Videos and materials
Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
We are happy to help you find a suitable online alternative.