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Management: Applied Agile Transition Masterclass

– Smooth your transitioning to Agile for your teams and organization –

 

About

During this 2-day applied workshop you will learn how to transition your team or organization to agile. You will gain a deeper knowledge of the transition process so that you can either do it yourself or hire and manage agile coaches in an effective, productive manner.

Who should attend

  • Managers who want to transition their team / organization to agile
  • Leaders involved in agile transition
  • Scrum Masters, leadership members or anyone who want to become an agent of change

Objectives

  • Learn how to transition your organization to agile
  • Identify typical blockages to implementing agile and how to surpass these
  • Evolve your organization to a management system designed to reduce time to market and improve the adaptability to change

Course Outline

  • Intro. Why transition to agile?
  • Values, Principles, Practices of agile
  • How to use Values for an agile transition
  • Agile change management in brief
  • Exercise: Situational transition. What would you do?
  • Transition roadmap. 10 steps for advancing faster in agile transition
  • Exercise: Build your own transition roadmap
  • Social interactions. Profiling. Transition risks
  • Exercise: Identify the social leaders of the group. Options to optimize transition.
  • Training, Coaching, Managing – what to use when
  • Exercise: When to train, coach or manage, depending on the context
  • 7 steps from Micro-management to Self-management
  • Exercise: Apply this 7-step transition pattern. What to do in each step. Train, Coach or Manage?
  • Measures of transition progress. When to stop. When to break.
  • Exercise: Identify progress in your transition. When do you know you achieved your objectives?
  • Cost of change. Impact and absorption of change.
  • Exercise: Observe change velocity. Too fast, too slow, good enough?
  • Transparency of change. What and how to communicate in order to have everyone on board.
  • Exercise: Create a plan to make the change transparent to all the factors involved. Exercise: How to identify and manage risks.
  • Transition is over. What now?
  • Final debriefing. What’s next?

Prerequisites

  • Basic knowledge of agile
  • Having read Agile Manifesto and the principles behind

Course Delivery

  • 40% hands-on exercises
  • 30% discussions
  • 30% lectures, Q&A
  • Continuous Feedback
  • Adapt the workshop depending on the audience needs, in an extensive manner for in-company sessions

Practical details

  • Duration: 2 days, from 09:00 to 17:30
  • Training language: English / Romanian / French

What’s next?

  • Subscribe to the “Agile Transition Program for Managers” to benefit of live guidance and advisory during your transition from experienced agile transition coaches and trainers.

 

Need a customized workshop? Contact us and we’ll adapt the content as required.