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Agile For Leaders Training

PMI Disciplined Agile (DA) Authorized Training Partner

Course Summary

This two-day Agile for Leaders Training provides leaders with the understanding and tools they need to effectively lead Agile and Scrum teams and support an Agile culture.

The course provides a brief overview of Agile Values and Principles, lean concepts, and a summary of the most popular agile frameworks. Leaders will understand common Agile terminology and practices, why those practices are used, and how to support teams to master them.

The course also explores recommended metrics and reports for Agile teams and how to avoid asking teams to report on the wrong things. The Agile for Leaders training course addresses the key leadership traits needed to be effective with Agile and how to create a receptive environment for Agile to succeed.

It also explores in detail how to successfully facilitate a transition from waterfall to Scrum in an organization. Participants will learn how to support, coach and lead Agile teams to maximize the benefits of Agile in their organization.

Course Outline

  • Agile Introduction & The Agile Leaders Role
  • Lean Concepts
  • Scrum
  • Kanban, XP and Lean SW Development
  • Common Agile Practices & Concepts
  • Establish & Support Teams
  • Shape the Environment
  • Adopt a Coaching Stance
  • Lead Organizational Change
  • Agile Metrics and Reporting
  • Create Your Agile Roadmap

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Provide a leadership view of Agile concepts
  • Understand the Agile Values and Principles and key Agile Concepts
  • Understand what makes agile succeed or fail
  • Learn the Lean Concepts that underpin agile approaches
  • Understand the Leaders Role in an Agile Environment
  • Gain a working knowledge of Scrum, Kanban, Lean SW Development and XP
  • Review specific leadership skills, like coaching, that are important in an agile context
  • Evaluate your environment for impediments to agility and develop a game plan for agile adoption
  • Discuss how to use metrics and performance reporting in an agile context
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Who Should Attend

The Agile for Leaders course is intended for executives, PMO leaders, managers, stakeholders and others who play a leadership role in an Agile environment or are responsible for helping Agile teams succeed.

  • Executives
  • PMO Leaders
  • Managers
  • Stakeholders

Considering An Onsite Agile Leaders Training?

  • Save time and money by bringing our trainer to you
  • Everyone hears the same message and learns common Agile & Scrum terminology
  • The class can accommodate up to 20 participants total
  • This 2-day course is highly experiential with numerous hands-on exercises

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