What is Business Agility Professional Level 1?
A recognised approach to start your business agility journey. A way to learn the basics of business agility and then reflect on how to use your new skills in practice. Be part of a growing community that shares, learns, and grows together.
At this level you will be at the start of your professional journey. You will probably be part of an agile team, or in a team working towards becoming more agile, reinforcing your knowledge via simple practical application. You will have a basic factual knowledge of business agility, and be using agile techniques to deal with simple problems.
Who is Business Agility Professional Level 1 for?
- Anyone working in an organisation of any size, sector, or industry
- Those new to business agility with some work-based and/or team-based experience
- Anyone struggling with the complexities of team working
Why gain recognition at Business Agility Professional Level 1?
1) It proves to your employer or potential employer that you have a good foundation of practical experience as well as knowledge of business agility
2) It connects you to a support network of like-minded professionals
3) It gives you everything you need to continually improve and grow as an individual
Achieving this competency level will allow you to:
- Show basic factual knowledge
- Address simple work-based problems
- Carry out routine activities in an agile environment
- Communicate effectively in teams and collaborate with colleagues
- Work ethically to organisational standards related to business agility
- Comply with relevant health and safety and security practices
How do I gain recognition?
To be recognised at this level by the Agile Business Consortium, you will need to be able to provide evidence of practice across the Level 1 competencies. For example, as part of your personal development you will submit a 700 word reflective commentary on your own practice to include how you have gained business agility knowledge, how you use agile techniques in your work and how you collaborate with other stakeholders.
In order to move on from Level 1 to Level 2 you need to gain further knowledge across some aspect of Business Agility and apply that knowledge in practice. Please remember that maintaining your membership includes following the Agile Business Consortium’s Continuing Professional Development Policy.
I'm ready! What do I do?
1. Subscribe as a Professional Member
Welcome to pending Professional Membership, with access to Professional-level benefits for a limited time. You must complete your application for Agile Business Level within 28 days, or you will be reverted to Associate Membership.
2. Apply by completing your professional application
To complete the professional application form, you will need to provide a 700 word self-reflective commentary to show your breadth of experience in practice. Knowledge can be gained in the workplace or through a qualification that included business agility concepts.
Here you can view an example Professional Level 1 self-reflective commentary.
Please contact us if you would like some informal guidance about how best to do this in your personal circumstances.
3. Get approved and receive digital verification of Agile Business Professional Level 1
Once your application is approved you will receive a digital verification of Agile Business Professional Level 1 that you can share. You will also now receive full access to the benefits of Professional Membership.