Course Summary

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.

 

Course Outline
  • 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

Details
  • 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." 

— Carma S. (April 2017)