The ICP-PRG is one of two Continuous Learning Certifications (CLCs) on the Agile Engineering track. This certification focuses on helping developers embrace the agile mindset as it relates to software engineering. It concentrates on the skills and tools needed to inspect and adapt code efficiently and effectively to accommodate new insights, product changes, and technical innovations. Refactoring, Unit Tests, Test-Driven Development, and the basics of good design are just some of the topics covered in order to equip developers to write high-quality code that is easily understood, changed, and maintained. This certification also focuses on the importance of and techniques for effective developer collaboration within and across agile teams. Topics like collective code ownership and paired programming are among the collaboration concepts included. Upon completing this certification, students will have deep knowledge on how to succeed in an agile engineering environment.
Typically, training providers will cover the required learning objectives for this certification in approximately 14 hours of instructional activities over the course of two days.