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Home > Training > Agile and Scrum > Agile for Managers Training

Agile for Managers Training

Course#: TP2573

This course will give managers an overview of the Agile lifecycle, roles and processes. You will learn the key Agile terms and understand how Agile teams estimate, plan and track their work. We will also take a deeper dive into the new role of managers and address key topics such as transitioning away from daily task management, resource allocation for Agile teams, the concept of Stable teams, Servant Leadership and coaching skills, impediment removal and Agile metrics and reporting. The course will address the most common challenges managers face when transitioning to leading Agile teams.

Why This Course?

  • Unique course designed to address real world challenges with leading Agile teams. Provides practical solutions and action items.
  • This course is designed with 60% interactive group workshops!
  • Engage in several workshops that simulate real world manager and team issues!
  •  For private courses, we can discuss YOUR company’s specific challenges and develop practical action items for improvements.
  • You walk away with valuable course material, handouts, resources and cheat sheets including our Role of an Agile Manager guide.

What You’ll Learn

  • Understand the Agile lifecycle, roles and processes
  • Learn the key Leadership Triangle roles and expectations
  • Learn the Role of an Agile Manager and expectationsBrainstorm and discuss common challenges with this role transition
  • Learn top ways and models other companies have used to address challenges
  • Understand why Servant Leadership and Facilitation skills are critical to success
  • Learn key skills needed for People Development and Coaching
  • Learn key skills needed for Process Improvement
  • Develop a clear change management plan for this role transition

Audience

Executives and managers

Duration

1 Day

Outline of TP2573 Agile for Managers Training

Workshop 1 – Workshop 1: Calendar Analysis (What do you do today?)

Workshop 2 : Agile Roles Clarity

Workshop 3: Predict the Challenges and Role Confusion

Workshop 4: ‘Untangle This’ Self Organizing Game

Workshop 5: Assessing Your Team’s Health

Workshop 6: Servant Leadership Self Assessment and Growth Plan

Workshop 7: Developing Manager and Leadership Triangle Norms

Workshop 8 : Vision for My New Role

Workshop 9 :Demo – Coaching

Workshop 10: Skill Practice – Correcting Unwanted Behavior

Workshop 11: Skill Practice – Conflict Resolution (one on one or group)

Workshop 12: Handling Impediments and Fires

Workshop 13: Demo – Facilitation using Information Gathering Activities

Workshop 14: Skill Practice – Building the Process Improvement Backlog

Workshop 15: What Are these Reports Telling You?

Workshop 16: My Role Transition Change Management Plan

We regularly offer classes in these and other cities. Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Calgary, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Jacksonville, Miami, Montreal, New York City, Orlando, Ottawa, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Seattle, Toronto, Vancouver, Washington DC.
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