- VIRTUAL (online)
- Wednesday, October 21, 2020
- Wednesday, October 21, 2020
- 9:00am – 5:00pm CDT
- 1 Day
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Virtual Certified Agile Leadership, Organizations (CAL-O)
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- Past leadership experience. You will get the most from this certification if you are currently serving in a leadership position.
- While it is not required to earn your CAL-O certification, we highly recommend that you take Certified Agile Leadership Essentials (CAL-E) prior to the CAL-O certification.
The Certified Agile Leadership—Organizations (CAL-O) class will teach you how to shift your mindset about the culture and employees in your organization. Leading an entire organization to become Agile is hard. CAL-O will give you the tools necessary to become a change agent and effectively use Agile to strengthen your organization. In this one day class, we will take a deep dive into how change can be approached differently based on existing organizational culture, And we’ll talk extensively about the influence that culture has on speed, risk, and receptiveness to change.
You will learn about the principles and practices of Agility and how to apply culture, organizational design and change by identifying elements you can implement in your own organization. You’ll come away with the knowledge, skills, and techniques to achieve sustainable Agility. We’ll dive into case studies and real-life examples to help demonstrate how Agility can be implemented successfully in your organization and you’ll leave with a deeper understanding of the relationship between culture and leadership mindset and behaviors.
Anu Smalley, CST, CSP, CSM, CSPO
Anu Smalley is a Certified Scrum Trainer providing education and coaching, consulting services to clients across the United States. Anu’s passion lies within Product Management. Having been a Product Owner for a number of years, she focuses on coaching Product Owner’s, Product Manager and Business Leaders. Anu has 20+ years of experience. Over her career she has been a developer, Project Lead Project Manager, Development Manager, Scrum Master, Product Owner and Agile Coach and Trainer. A Graduate from Osmania University, India ( B.A and M.A in Psychology) and Bowling Green State University, Ohio (MBA), Anu has presented at User Group events like SAFe RVA, Agile Delaware and Scrum User Group of Columbia, MO. Anu is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), a Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), and a Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP). Anu is an active member of the Scrum Alliance, and Agile Alliance.
"The last two days I attended the Scrum Alliance Certified Agile Leadership (CAL) Credential 1 course taught by Anu Smalley, CST from The Braintrust Consulting Group. It was a great training with several other seasoned Agile Leaders who are creating change in their teams and organizations. I was reminded that real change takes executive sponsorship, careful consideration, and willing team members. Companies who are committed to putting in the time and allowing the right people to get in the right seats can transform the way an organization delivers. I'm looking forward to using these Agile principles as I build a team who will thrive on a culture of process and system improvement."Chris H., Global IT Solutions
"This class does a great job of explaining and showcasing the strengths of agile development without making the rules rigid and inflexible. I feel that I have a solid groundwork for trying agile and seeing what works best for my team."Derek, Onramp Access
"By tying together Agile principles and engineering best practices, this course provides a springboard from which to improve one's technical output and team dynamic."Ted, Red Hat Inc.
I arrived with a good understanding of Scrum and still found the course tremendously valuable. They did a great job of providing a great value for all skill levels.Karl, Guthy-Renker
"An invaluable resource for learning, improving or cementing an understanding of Scrum."Matt, Naxos of America
Class Learning Objectives
- I want to explore the relationship between organizational culture and leadership mindset, so that I can enable Agility organization wide.
- I want to discover the challenges I will face with Agility, so that I can understand it’s impacts on behavior and results.
- I want to understand the relationship between organizational culture and design so that I can guide the organizational change process.
- Learn to apply the practices and principles of Agility to an organization
- Understand the changing management trends required in a volatile, uncertain, complex, ambiguous (VUCA) world
- Focus on developing people through an organization-wide growth mindset
- Ability to drive, inspire and embrace change and continuous improvement
- Learn to lead an Agile organization
“Not only did the course provide theoretical knowledge and information, but there were plenty of real-life examples, from both the instructor and my fellow class participants. It was incredibly engaging and I’m walking away feeling much more confident in my knowledge of agility and how to lead in an agile fashion.”
Who Should Attend?
This leadership class is ideal for anyone who manages a team or has direct reports under them.
- Decision Makers
- Product Owners
- Scrum Masters
With a passion for learning, a focus on developing people, and a strong ability to define and communicate a desired vision, Agile Leaders leave this class with all of the tools necessary to successfully inspire others and become a change agent within any organization.
- The tools and techniques necessary to apply Agile Leadership throughout organizations
- CAL-O certification
- A clear view of the values and principles of an Agile Leader
- 16 SEUs / 16 PDUs
Cancellation Policy: In order to receive a refund you must notify us no later than 10 business days prior to the class start date. Cancellation requests received after the 10 day window will be issued a credit that can be applied towards a future class within the next 12 months and are subject to a $150 transfer fee.
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