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Supporting An Agile Transformation

The Supporting An Agile Transformation Course helps participants understand the business drivers for transformation, how to assess and evolve culture to be compatible with agile, and how to lead a program of organizational change toward Agile.
Agile and Scrum Training from Vitality Chicago Inc. Northwestern University NWU

Course Summary

The Supporting an Agile Transformation Training Course provides managers, project managers, and other leaders an understanding of agile methods, what an agile culture means, and how to support an organization embarking on a transformation from traditional development to agile development.

Whether you are an agile novice or experienced agile practitioner, this course will provide you with an in-depth understanding of Agile Transformation in organizations.

Participants will use several culture assessment tools to assess the cultural fit for Agile, and success patterns that other organizations have used to introduce and sustain Agile practices in their organizations. Participants will learn the 8-stage model of leading change based on the work of John P. Kotter. Finally, participants will develop their own custom transformation roadmap based on patterns that others have found useful.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Agile
  • Benefits of Agile and Why Organizations Transition to Agile
  • Tools that Change Agents have found Useful
  • Assessing the Culture and Risk of Agile in Your Organization
  • Patterns for Successful Agile Introduction and Transformation
  • Creating Your Custom Transformation Roadmap

Key Learning Outcomes

Following this training, participants will be able to:

  1. Explain the three leading Agile frameworks and where they are most useful— including Scrum, Kanban, and eXtreme Programming
  2. Determine the culture of an organization using the Schneider Culture Model, and use the assessment to determine the receptiveness to agile methods
  3. Describe agile adoption patterns, and why agile adoptions have failed
  4. Learn to apply the 8-step change model for leading change in organizations
  5. Create a transformation roadmap tailored to their own organization

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Who Should Attend

The Supporting an Agile Transformation course is designed to support and empower those who are leading or supporting Agile Adoption or an Agile Transformation in their company. This could include Agile Leaders, Manager, Project Managers and others.

  • Agile Leaders
  • Managers
  • Project Managers

Additional Details

  • 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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