1-day Agile Fundamentals Training Course

Agile Fundamentals for Business Professionals

Course overview

While Agile originally emerged from the world of software development more than 20 years ago, many business (or non-IT) organisations are beginning to transform the way they work and deliver value to their Customers using Agile values, principles and methodologies. Organisations do so to meet increasingly challenging business goals by improving focus, productivity and team effectiveness.

This introductory training course is designed to provide participants with a deep and firm understanding of Agile history, its philosophies and its core values and principles. Participants will understand why having the Agile mindset can:

  • Increase workplace productivity and effectiveness
  • Create innovative products and services wanted by Customer
  • Help make better decisions in complicated and complex work environments
  • Successfully deliver business goals and projects, on time and on budget

Through hands-on activities, games and exercises, this 1-day training workshop is an interactive learning journey that will help you understand Agile philosophies and methodologies and how they can effectively adapted to the needs of business, governmental and non-profit organisations, and the various corporate functions.

You will discover and learn:

  • The fundamentals of Agile including history, Values, Principles & Methodologies
  • Why the Agile mindset is an important capability to have in today's complex and unpredictable working environment
  • Why today's world requires an abundance of curiosity, the willingness to collaborate and co-create, and an emphasis on true teamwork
  • Case studies of organisations and teams transitioning to Agile ways of working

Key Benefits of Agile Ways of Working & Thinking:

  • Make better and more effective decisions in complicated and volatile environment
  • Build dynamic teams and develop motivated and inspired employees
  • Increase trust and mutual respect
  • Increase overall productivity and process efficiencies
  • Produce quality work, on time and on budget
  • Enhanced team and interpersonal communications
  • Develop responsive, adaptable and resilient teams and employees

What you will gain

  • Understand core Agile Manifesto values and principles, and why Agile is becoming popular in many forward-thinking organisations
  • Gain guidance and insights on how to develop the Agile mindset that is important for complex knowledge work
  • An understanding of the importance of co-creation and collaboration for modern work environments
  • Acquire practical and proven Agile skills, such as tools for productivity and transparency, that you can implement in your workplace or on a personal level
  • An opportunity to connect with like-minded peers and to discuss mutual concerns and solutions in an open and respectful environment
  • Topics and Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the history and core foundations of Agile and why it is highly relevant in today’s dynamic business and social environments
  • Learn about Agile Values, Principles and Methodologies
  • Understand what it means by the "Agile Mindset"
  • Understand the importance of trust and transparency, constant experimentations and regular feedback to develop agility
  • Experience activities that highlights importance of continuous learning and curiosity in making sustainable work improvements
  • Understand why co-creation and deep collaboration between team members are essential in delivering effective work outputs in modern knowledge economy
  • Understand why innovative practices, such as Liberating Structures, Design Thinking and Design Sprints, are becoming popular in dynamic and Agile organisations
  • Experience and learn a co-creation activity that can be implemented in the workplace
  • Discover the relevant Agile frameworks, including Lean, Kanban and Scrum, that can be adapted for business organisations
  • Experience an Agile game that will help you understand how Agile can be a part of your organisation and day-to-day operations
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