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Leading and Coaching Agile Teams Training

November 8 @ 9:00 am - November 9 @ 5:00 pm

Leading and Coaching Agile Teams


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

Course Outline

  • Understanding Agile, Lean, Scrum and Kanban
  • Coaching Agile Teams
  • Leading Agile Teams

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Get a broad understanding of Agile approaches
  • Make connections between the various Agile methods
  • See the underlying Agile principles in use with the most popular methods
  • Understand the role of the Agile coach
  • Learn coaching techniques that will help teams mature and use Agile effectively
  • Understand what leadership looks like with an Agile team
  • Apply Agile techniques to effectively lead Agile teams

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.

  • Managers
  • Leaders
  • Scrum Masters
  • Project Managers


  • This course is hosted at Northwestern University in Chicago IL
  • This 2-Day 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.


November 8 @ 9:00 am
November 9 @ 5:00 pm
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Instructor: Anthony Mersino


Chicago, IL
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