This 1-day hands-on Agile Leadership class explores the values and principles of Agile and how they relate to the Leadership Environment. Leaders will explore classical management in an Agile World and learn the concepts of Lean Thinking and Agile Methods. The class does a deep dive into Agile Leadership and how to best support teams as they grow in an Agile Environment. It also explores how to influence culture so that there is a good environment for Agile to thrive. Leaders leave this class with actionable next steps to take back to their existing work environment.
Class Learning Objectives
As a leader, I want …
understand why companies adopt Agile so that I can gain a greater appreciation for why we should too.
identify limitations of traditional project management, so that I understand what problems Scrum solves.
explain the theories Agile is based upon, so that I know why Agile works.
understand Agile, so that I can distinguish it from various other frameworks.
understand how my current management responsibilities line up with Agile so that I can create the right focus for developing Agile Teams.
understand Agile Leadership, so that I can understand how to lead in an Agile Organization.
describe how to develop self-organizing and self-managing teams, so that I can free up my time to lead.
list ways to influence culture, so that I can facilitate the creation of one for my team and organization.
Who Should Attend?
Managers, Directors, and Senior Leadership (Directors/VPs/CIOs/CTOs)
A thorough understanding about Agile vs traditional project management
A new outlook on the way you manage teams
A framework for understanding when Agile is appropriate » The knowledge necessary for incorporating Agile practices into your working environment