Agile Marketing Fundamentals

Learn from the leaders in marketing agility about how to increase your marketing team's impact and/or take your own marketing career to the next level.
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Andrea Fryrear: AgileSherpas CEO and Co-Founder; international marketing agility pioneer and keynote speaker; author of "Death of a Marketer: Modern Marketing's Troubled Past and a New Approach to Change the Future" and "Mastering Marketing Agility: Transform Your Marketing Teams and Evolve Your Organization"; developer of the ICAgile ICP-MKG certification content

Certificate Course

Earn your ICAgile Accredited (ICP-MKG) certification via our virtual instructor-led cohort-based course that takes place over (8) 90-minute sessions, including individual instructor consultation and free post-course e-learning support.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is best suited for the ICP-MKG Agile Marketing Fundamentals certification course?

The foundational certification course is perfect for you if you:
  • Work within an organization that has already adopted Agile or is preparing to do so
  • Are a leader or specialist seeking to differentiate yourself 
  • Are a current Agile practitioner seeking to understand how Agile is applied in a marketing setting and aligns with broader business agility

Former participants include:
  • Practitioners, leaders, and executives working in marketing, sales, operations, human resources, and transformation specialists
  • ScrumMasters, Product Owners, Business Owners/Analysts, Team Leads, Project Managers, Agile coaches, Agile consultants

Who is the self-paced Agile Marketing Fundamental course best for?

ICAgile requires that you attend an instructor-led course in order to achieve your ICP-MKG certification. However, while you can't earn your certification through this delivery method, we developed this course to provide more flexibility and expediency for learners seeking similar information.

This course doesn't include the 1:1 consulting time or cohort experience the instructor-led certification course offers, but you can interact directly with our instructors and other aspiring agilists via your (2) group consulting calls that are included with this course delivery format. 

This self-paced, foundational course is perfect for you if:
  • You want to get started learning more about Agile marketing right away 
  • You have less time or budget available to commit to an eight-week certification course
  • Certification isn’t a game-changer for your career path
  • You want to complete this foundational course in advance of taking our more intermediate Agile Marketing Leadership 
Our self-paced learners often include learners who:
  • Work within an organization that has already adopted Agile or is preparing to do so 
  • Are a current Agile practitioner seeking to understand how Agile is applied in a marketing setting and aligns with broader business agility

What is the benefit of an ICP-MKG certification?

This certification is an industry-recognized credential developed by marketers, for marketers. Earning this certification verifies your ability to implement Agile marketing and can help:

  • Demonstrate your Agile marketing competencies
  • Advance or diversify your career in Agile
  • Increase your salary or secure roles that require certification 
  • Prepare for additional advanced certifications 

Are there any prerequisites for Agile Marketing Fundamentals?

There are no required prerequisites. However, having a foundational knowledge of Agile and marketing is helpful. Our one-hour, self-paced kickstarter, Introduction to Agile Marketing, included in the course will also help provide you with some introductory information.

Does this course count towards PMI® PDUs?

The Project Management Institute (PMI®) requires that those holding PMP®, PgMP®, and PMI-ACP® certifications earn a certain number of Professional Development Units (PDUs) over a 3-year cycle in under to maintain their certifications.

Per PMI’s requirements, graduates of certification course may be eligible to apply for up to 14 PDUs toward their continuing education requirements and learners who take our self-paced option may be eligible for up to 8 PDUs.

Does this course count towards ScrumAlliance®  SEUs?

ScrumAlliance® requires that those holding certifications, such as CSP®-SM, CSP®-PO, CSP®, CAL II, A-CSM®, A-CSPO®, CSM®, CSPO®, CSD®, CAL-E, CAL-O, or CAL-T, earn a certain number of Scrum Education Units (SEUs) over a 2-year cycle in under to maintain their certifications. Per ScrumAlliance’s requirements, graduates of this course may be eligible to apply for up to 14 SEUs toward their continuing education requirements.

What might be good counterparts to this course?

If you are interested in leading Agile, our Agile Marketing Leadership course might be a great option to consider!

We have a special bundle option that will provide you with a significant discount when you register for both courses. For an overview of the differences in what these two courses offer, download this course comparison brochure.

We are also proud to support the Agile community with several complementary resources within our learning platform, The Ropes, including:

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Meet Your Instructor

Andrea Fryrear is the CEO and co-founder of AgileSherpas and oversees training, coaching, and consulting efforts for enterprise Agile marketing transformations. She specializes in organizational design and executive coaching and supports the team of Sherpas in their own coaching and training efforts.

Andrea is one of the co-authors of the ICAgile Marketing Agility curriculum, as well as two books on marketing agility: Mastering Marketing Agility and Death of a Marketer. She holds numerous Agile certifications, including Certified Agile Leader (CAL-1), Certified Professional in Leading with Agility (ICP-LEA), Certified Agile Coach (ICP-ACC), Advanced Product Owner (A-CSPO), Scrum@Scale Practitioner, Certified Professional in Marketing Agility (ICP-MKG), ICAgile Certified Instructor, and Certified Scrum Master (CSM).

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