Agile frameworks empower teams with flexible tools to manage timelines, deliverables and budgets, and still meet stakeholder needs. This course is designed for those managers, leaders, Scrum Masters, project managers and others who lead and support agile teams. Participants will learn the mindset, values, and principles that make Agile techniques work for teams. They will also learn some of the key differences between traditional and Agile approaches to delivering solutions. Most important, participants will learn and practice the key leadership and coaching skills needed to support self-organizing Agile teams. Participants will be come away with the tools and understanding they need to create an environment for Agile teams to thrive.
Who Should Attend
This course is designed for those managers, leaders, Scrum Masters, project managers and others who lead, coach and support agile teams.
Understanding Agile, Lean, Scrum and Kanban
Coaching Agile Teams
Leading Agile Teams
Key Learning Outcomes
The purpose of this course is:
To provide participants with a broad understanding of Agile approaches
To help participants make connections between the various Agile methods
To help participants see the underlying Agile principles in use with the most popular methods
To give participants an understanding of the role of the Agile coach
To help participants learn coaching techniques that will help teams mature and use Agile effectively
To help participants understand what leadership looks like with an Agile team
To help participants apply Agile techniques to effectively lead Agile teams
Courses are hosted at Northwestern University in Chicago IL
This 2-Day course includes numerous hands-on exercises and workshops
"I absolutely recommend the Agile and Scrum for Teams course. Anthony is an excellent instructor and the curriculum is super understandable and useful. I also liked that it was specifically focused on our project."