Agile SPICE™ – a bridge to implementing mature processes in agile environments

The Agile Bridge to SPICE™ is a model extension for Automotive SPICE. As an Automotive SPICE Assessor, this training will expand your knowledge to use Automotive SPICE in conjunction with Agile practices.

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  • Agile bridge to SPICE

    This course introduces Agile SPICE™, the agile model extension for Automotive SPICE. As an Automotive SPICE Assessor, this training will expand your knowledge to use Automotive SPICE in conjunction with Agile practices. intacs™-certified assessors of all levels who have gained experience on agile principles are invited for this course. For Competent and Principal level, this training is a prerequiste for leading an assessment using Agile SPICE™.

    TARGET GROUP AND PREREQUISITES

    You are an intacs™-certified Automotive SPICE® Provisional Assessor already. This training will deepen your knowledge of the application of agile principles in mature development processes.

    •   2 Days
    •   from 9 - 17 o'clock
    •   Public | Inhouse
    •   DE | EN
    •   12
    •   intacs™ certification
    KNOWING HOW IT’S DONE

    Whether its certification training you need or an individual workshop, you always benefit from the full advantages of our know-how. We will design the right training to match your needs, for you (individually) as an expert, or as an exclusive in-house course for your company. Our experts offer all courses in German and English.

    Smilja Mateja, Training Coordination

    Overview of topics

    The course will address the following contents: Agile SPICE™ can support the viewpoint from an agile organization by

    • explaining process capability requirements in agile environments especially in automotive industry
    • avoiding discussions about specific agile approaches
    • ensuring expected process capability by automotive industry
    • helping in both implementing agile good practices and achieving Automotive SPICE expectations at the same time
    • resolving typical misunderstandings of how to implement and assess relevant Base Practices in agile environments

    You will learn how Agile SPICE can help bridge Automotive SPICE® processes MAN.3, SUP.1, and ACQ.4. You'll also understand the agile interpretation of engineering and supporting processes.

    Benefits for agile teams

    The model can support organizations transitioning to agile practices

    • How to keep existing capability while moving toward agile approaches? 
    • Learning about agile terminology

    Benefits for assessors

    The agile processes and their practices help assessors

    • to harmonize interpretations of existing SPICE processes in agile work environments
    • to use a common terminology for assessing agile practices
    • to align ratings between classical and agile approaches

    Next training dates

    02 May - 03 May 2023 Agile bridge to SPICE

    EN
    Online (EU)
    1,053 eur p.P.*

    25 Jul - 26 Jul 2023 Agile bridge to SPICE

    EN
    Online (EU)
    1,053 eur p.P.*

    20 Nov - 21 Nov 2023 Agile bridge to SPICE

    EN
    Online (EU)
    1,053 eur p.P.*
    Automotive SPICE® Essentials

    Essentials – the name says it all: This small book provides you with basic knowledge on the application of Automotive SPICE®, the de facto industry standard for the development of automotive electronics. The authors Klaus Hoermann, PhD, and Baskar Vanamali, PhD, explain for each key process what special attention should be paid to.

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    SPECIALIST MANUALS – ABSOLUTE CLASSICS

    We have written multiple editions of »Automotive SPICE® in Practice«, already an industry classic.

    Automotive SPICE®? We’re the experts!

    OFFICIAL AUTOMOTIVE SPICE® COURSES

    This training course is certified under the International Assessor Certification Scheme (intacs™) and lays a foundation for training to become an intacs™-certified Automotive SPICE® assessor. Automotive SPICE® is a trademark of VDA QMC.

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    50 ASSESSORS

    We currently have 48 intacs™-certified assessors. These include ten instructors on Provisional and Competent Level.

    Automotive SPICE®? We’re the experts!

    200+ ASSESSMENTS

    We have conducted over 200 assessments since 2007, on both a project and an organisational level. That is equivalent to 10,000 assessment-hours.

    Automotive SPICE®? We’re the experts!

    SINCE 2005

    As a peer reviewer, we have been continually involved in the process of designing standards since 2005. We also co-authored plug-ins for mechanical engineering and hardware engineering with intacs™.

    Automotive SPICE®? We’re the experts!

    1000+ ASSESSORS

    We have now trained more than 1000 assessors according to intacs™ guidelines.

    Automotive SPICE®? We’re the experts!

    SPECIALIST MANUALS – ABSOLUTE CLASSICS

    We have written multiple editions of »Automotive SPICE® in Practice«, already an industry classic.

    Automotive SPICE®? We’re the experts!

    200+ YEARS

    Benefit from over 200 people-years of cumulative project experience, often involving improvement programmes lasting several years.

    Automotive SPICE®? We’re the experts!

    FIRST-HAND KNOWLEDGE

    Our instructors are acknowledged experts in their field. Our experience speaks for itself: the heads of training at Kugler Maag Cie have already trained a large number of instructors who now run courses themselves – so with us, you access experience directly ‘at source’.

    Over the years, we have refined our training to

    • integrate the methodical know-how acquired by our instructors as authors, 
    • including a treasure trove of expertise gathered by working on industry committees, 
    • and also encompassing up-to-the-minute insights derived from actual consulting projects with clients.

    Their experience with international projects across multiple sectors of industry allows our trainers to answer your questions by drilling down into the specific detail.

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    Safe courses

    With our hygiene concept we ensure that we can continue to offer safe on-site training. Should on-site training not be possible at short notice due to the occurrence of infection, we reserve the right to offer it as online training. We have intensive experience with online training and assessments. Therefore you will definitely benefit from our expertise. 

    Information on the training programme

    Some courses take place several times a year as classroom training sessions. Others are only offered as in-house training.

    To make a binding reservation, book directly through the website or send us an order. We will confirm course dates as soon as we have received a minimum number of reservations. You will be sent all required information on course arrangements in advance. Fees include course materials, lunch and refreshments during breaks.

    Most of our courses can also be booked as in-house training sessions. Our instructors will be happy to travel directly to your place of work and train your teams on site. We can also mix and match the content of in-house courses and take a particular situation affecting your projects into account. We will be happy to write a concept proposal for your specific training requirements.

    All courses outlined in our training programme can be held in German or English. Our training materials are written in English.

    Training package: Seminar skills and attractive discounts

    • 10% early-bird booking discount if you register six or more weeks before a training session.
    • 10% group discount if you register more than one participant from your company for the same course.

    Want to save even more? Discounts can be combined for the same course.

    These conditions do not apply to VDA examination fees for Automotive SPICE® assessor training sessions or the Scaled Agile, Inc. fee for SAFe training.

    We strongly recommend that you have the appropriate ISO standards at hand for and during the exam, and of course during your further work.

    For the Cybersecurity Engineer training (TÜV Nord) this concerns ISO/SAE 21434, for the Functional Safety Engineer course (TÜV Rheinland) the safety standard ISO 26262. For Automotive SPICE® training, however, you will receive the model in the form of our original pocket guide.

    For legal reasons, we are unfortunately not authorized to provide you with a copy of ISO standards. Please ask your employer if you can obtain the respective standard there.

    Conditions of participation

    Course fees include course materials, lunch and refreshments during breaks per person.

    This offer is only open to companies or registered tradespersons. All fees are subject to current sales tax and must be paid on receipt of invoice. Early-bird and group discounts will be subtracted as necessary from invoices.

    We will confirm receipt of your registration. Registrations can be cancelled without penalty up to 6 weeks before each individual event; after that the following rules apply:

    • 6 weeks to 4 weeks before the start of the event = 10%. 
    • 4 weeks to 7 days before the event = 50%.
    • Fees will not be refunded if you cancel a course less than a week before an event.

    We will gladly accept a substitute participant at no additional cost. 

    All courses may be subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.

    We charge the examination fees of third parties (such as VDC QMC and Scaled Agile Inc. as well as TUEV Rheinland and TUEV Nord) on their behalf. Such fees are not eligible for a discount.

    Your personal information will be stored by KUGLER MAAG CIE GmbH in order to organise the event. By registering for a course you also agree to us contacting you by fax, email or telephone. If you do not wish to consent to us using your information in this way, please send us a message or get in touch. You have the right to withdraw your consent to this arrangement at any time.

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