AgileSHIFT Certification Training

Empower your organization to face the competitive marketplace by embracing AgileSHIFT

  • 2 day workshop on AgileSHIFT
  • Course prepares you for the AXELOS accredited AgileSHIFT exam
  • KnowledgeHut is a Certified Partner of AXELOS
  • Lead your organization into a positive Agile transformation
  • Exam fee is included in course fee
  • Hands on, experiential course to master skills

Why should you go for AgileSHIFT Course?

For any organization or enterprise to succeed in today’s age, they need to have the ability to cope with the disruptive market conditions and ever increasing competition. For most organizations, this means a complete transformation from old processes and tools to new age frameworks and methodologies that help bring the focus back to developing better products, ensuring shorter time to market, satisfied customers and a happier workforce. This eventually leads to better ROI and an edge over the competition, hence survival in tough markets. Helping organizations achieve this is AgileSHIFT, an accredited training program from AXELOS that is aimed at driving transformational change throughout the organization. 

AgileSHIFT is a lightweight, tailorable framework that helps organizations and individuals navigate through the impediments of transformation and embrace it successfully. This training with its practical and solution driven guidance helps individuals to understand and implement AgileSHIFT, thus bringing transformation not just to the organization but to the entire workforce at the grassroots level. 

According to, change agents responsible for bringing about lean and agile transformation in their organizations earn upto $124k annually. This is the right time to add this credential to your resume and take on change agent roles that are satisfying and rewarding.

AgileSHIFT, and AXELOS are registered trademarks of AXELOS Limited, used under the permission of AXELOS Limited. The Swirl logo™ is a trademark of AXELOS Limited, used under the permission of AXELOS Limited. PeopleCert® is the registered trademark of PeopleCert International Ltd., the sole Examination Institute (EI) for the delivery of AXELOS Accreditation and Examination services worldwide. KnowledgeHut is a Certified Partner of AXELOS and an Accredited Training Organization (ATO) with PeopleCert®. 

  • Usher in the lean and agile transformation into the organization
  • Be prepared to face competitive and challenging markets
  • Have a more motivated workforce
  • Use the tailorable framework to suit your organization
  • Equip your organization to manage disruption and change
  • Get preparation to attempt the Axelos accredited AgileSHIFT certification exam
  • Get the training to bring about transformational change in your organization
  • Apply the AgileSHIFT framework and help your organization cope with changing markets
  • Master the Agile methodology
  • Earn lucrative salaries by working as a change/transformational agent



Interact with instructors in real-time— listen, learn, question and apply. Our instructors are industry experts and deliver hands-on learning.


Learn theory backed by practical case studies, exercises and real world scenarios. Get skills and knowledge that can be effectively applied in the real world.


Learn from the best in the field. Our mentors are all experienced professionals in the fields they teach.


Learn concepts from scratch, and advance your learning through step-by-step guidance on tools and techniques.


This workshop will help you be the change you want to see. Through intensive coaching and exercises you will learn to think and do Agile.


Intensive preparation for a first time pass of the exam. Along with the credential also gain skills to face industry challenges. 

Take2 Re-Sit Exam Option


Your second chance at certification

Taking an exam means you invest in time, energy and money. In case the outcome is not what you expected, you can re-take the exam, at a fraction of the exam price. Take2 re-sit exam option is an offering that becomes available to you exclusively through Online Proctoring, in the case of an unsuccessful result.

What you will learn

AgileSHIFT Certification Process

Step by Step Process to Become AgileSHIFT certified

  • Register with KnowledgeHut, a certified partner of AXELOS

  • Take the AgileSHIFT course and get instructed by AXELOS accredited instructors

  • Candidates will receive a Voucher from PeopleCert to take the exam on successful completion of course

  • Take the 45 minute, closed book exam. The exam may be split into three 15-minute blocks, one for each of the learning outcomes. There are 33 questions

  • The passing score is approximately 60%. Candidates must score 20 marks or above

  • Get the AgileSHIFT credential which is valid for a lifetime


Completion of the AgileSHIFT workshop is mandatory for taking the exam.

Who can attend

  • Transformation lead/manager
  • Change lead/manager
  • Coach or influencer
  • Change enablers
  • Senior positions in Product Management, Portfolio (PMO)
  • Finance, HR, Legal, Sales & Marketing Managers
  • Those involved in business transformation


1.1 Explain the increasing pace of change and increasing role of technology, including VUCA and the Tech-shift 

1.2 Recall the definition of key AgileSHIFT concepts: 

a) disruptor
b) the delta
c) value
d) agile and Agile and recognize the differences between them. (2.1, 2.1.1)
e) enterprise agility

1.3 Describe the enablers for disruption: 

a) the gig economy
b) remote working
c) cloud storage and processing
d) online presence

1.4 Explain: 

a) how an organisation can understand their delta
b) the nature and effect of a threat gap

1.5 Explain the relationship between ‘run the organization’ and ‘change the organization’, including the difference between the traditional relationship and the relationship as advocated by AgileSHIFT 

1.6 Explain the relationship between AgileSHIFT and multimodal working 

1.7 Recall the benefits and barriers to enterprise agility 

1.8 Recall the steps of the path to value

2.1 Explain the need for the ‘whole organization’ approach of AgileSHIFT 

2.2 Explain how strategy should be linked to value throughout the organization: 

a) through the empowerment of those working within (and with) the organization to generate value 
b) with the role of middle managers as ‘navigators’

2.3 Explain: 

a) the purpose of the AgileSHIFT principles 
b) how to test whether each principle is being applied

2.4 Recall the AgileSHIFT principles and practices: 

a) Change will happen, so embrace it 
b) Focus on co-creation of customer value 
c) Develop an environment where everybody adds value 
d) Challenge the status quo 
e) Tailor your approach 
f) Engage stakeholders 
g) Build collaborative teams 
h) Plan to be flexible and adaptable 
i) Deliver iteratively and incrementally 
j) Measure value

2.5 Explain the AgileSHIFT principles: 

a) Change will happen, so embrace it 
b) Focus on co-creation of customer value 
c) Develop an environment where everybody adds value 
d) Challenge the status quo 
e) Tailor your approach

2.6 Recall the purpose of an AgileSHIFT practice 

2.7 Explain the AgileSHIFT practices: 

a) Engage stakeholders 
b) Build collaborative teams 
c) Plan to be flexible and adaptable 
d) Deliver iteratively and incrementally 
e) Measure value

3.1 Describe the AgileSHIFT team explaining: 

a) the relationship between team size and the complexity of communication 
b) the five elements of an effective team

3.2 Explain the responsibilities, characteristics and behaviours of the AgileSHIFT coach 

3.3 Explain the responsibilities of the AgileSHIFT sponsor 

3.4 Explain the AgileSHIFT workflow including: 

a) the trigger, startup, and go/no go (10.1-3) 
b) an iteration, the iteration cycle, and go/no go (10.4-5) 
c) close out (10.6)

3.5 Recall the sequence and timing of the main activities within an iteration 

3.6 Explain the activities within an iteration: 

a) iteration planning 
b) stand-ups 
c) value demo (incl. the iteration go/no go) 
d) iteration retrospective 
e) cancelling an iteration

3.7 Recall the definition of the following tools and techniques: 

a) customer story 
b) epic 
c) relative estimating’ (including t-shirt sizing and story points) 
d) task list 
e) road map 
f) swarm 
g) Kanban board


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Matt Davis

Senior Developer
Attended Full-Stack Development Bootcamp workshop in July 2022
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The learning methodology put it all together for me. I ended up attempting projects I’ve never done before and never thought I could. 

Lea Kirsten

Senior Developer
Attended Back-End Development Bootcamp workshop in July 2021
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The syllabus and the curriculum gave me all I required and the learn-by-doing approach all through the boot camp was without a doubt a work-like experience! 

Zach B

Back-End Developer
Attended Back-End Development Bootcamp workshop in June 2021
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You can go from nothing to simply get a grip on the everything as you proceed to begin executing immediately. I know this from direct experience! 

Amanda H

Senior Front-End Developer
Attended Front-End Development Bootcamp workshop in June 2021
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Everything from the course structure to the trainer and training venue was excellent. The curriculum was extensive and gave me a full understanding of the topic. This training has been a very good investment for me.

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Attended Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)® workshop in June 2020
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Attended PMP® Certification workshop in July 2020
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Adopting Lean and Agile not just at the team level but at the organizational level is a must for any enterprise that wants to succeed in this age of intense competition and ever changing markets. Customer satisfaction and good quality products is at the core of this change and is possible only when every employee thinks the agile way. But often this large scale transformation goes awry, leaving organizations in a lurch.

Hence AXELOS has developed a lightweight framework that helps organizations cope with the problems they face while implementing Agile and meet business objectives. This course will help you learn how to implement AgileSHIFT and work as a transformational/change agent to help your organization overcome competition and work towards quality and customer satisfaction.

By the end of the course you would have learned all the objectives of the AgileSHIFT credential exam as defined by AXELOS. You will have also learned how to tailor the framework to suit your organization and reap the benefits of Agile.

There are no restrictions for attending this class but in completion of the workshop is mandatory for appearing for the exam.

Yes, KnowledgeHut offers this training online.

Your instructors are Agile Lean experts who have years of industry experience.

Finance Related

Any registration cancelled within 48 hours of the initial registration will be refunded in FULL (please note that all cancellations will incur a 5% deduction in the refunded amount due to transactional costs applicable while refunding) Refunds will be processed within 30 days of receipt of written request for refund. Kindly go through our Refund Policy for more details:

KnowledgeHut offers a 100% money back guarantee if the candidate withdraws from the course right after the first session. To learn more about the 100% refund policy, visit our Refund Policy.

The Remote Experience

In an online classroom, students can log in at the scheduled time to a live learning environment which is led by an instructor. You can interact, communicate, view and discuss presentations, and engage with learning resources while working in groups, all in an online setting. Our instructors use an extensive set of collaboration tools and techniques which improves your online training experience.

Internet Connectivity (2Mbps Link) and Laptop/PC (Windows/Mac) with 4GB RAM.

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