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Leading and Coaching Agile Teams

July 11 @ 6:30 pm - July 21 @ 8:30 pm

Leading and Coaching Agile Teams


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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 become away with the tools and understanding they need to create an environment for Agile teams to thrive.

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

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:

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