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Leading and Coaching Agile Teams Training

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Course Summary

The Leading and Coaching Agile Teams course is designed for those managers, leaders, Scrum Masters, project managers and others who lead and support agile teams. Agile frameworks support teams with flexible tools to manage timelines, deliverables and budgets, and still meet stakeholder needs. 

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, Agile Leaders and Coaches 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.

Course Outline

  • Agile Introduction and the Leader’s Role
  • Promote Business Agility
  • Establish and Support Agile Teams 
  • Shape the Environment
  • Adopt a Coaching Stance

Key Learning Outcomes

Following this training, participants will be able to:

  1. Define what agile means and describe the benefits of adopting agile ways of working
  2. Understand and be able to promote business agility within their organization
  3. Describe the four key responsibilities for agile leaders at all levels of the organization
  4. Establish effective Agile teams and support them
  5. Determine specific actions agile leaders can take to create an environment for agile teams to succeed
  6. Assess their tendency to control others and take steps to move to a coaching stance
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Who Should Attend

The Leading and Coaching Agile Teams Course is designed for those managers, leaders, Scrum Masters, project managers and others who lead, coach and support agile teams.

  • Team Leaders
  • Managers
  • Leaders
  • Scrum Masters
  • Project Managers
  • Program Managers

Join an Upcoming Public Course

  • Learn from the experience of participants from other companies
  • Hosted at Northwestern University in Chicago IL
  • Offered as both an in-person class and a remotely delivered class 
  • Course includes numerous hands-on exercises and workshops
  • This course qualifies as education contact hours for the Project Management Institute’s Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®) exam.

Considering A Private Training Course?

  • Save time and money by bringing our trainer to you
  • Everyone hears the same message and learns common Agile terminology
  • The class can accommodate up to 20 participants

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