Agile Management Fundamentals for Project Managers and Teams

This course will increase your knowledge and skills on agile management and will help you to improve your influence, build respect and communicate better with your team, other project managers and resources. On this course, you will have the opportunity to learn how to develop High-Performing teams following agile principles in order to achieve the successful outcomes you want and the business needs.

You will have the opportunity to develop some specific techniques and strategies you can use to increase your self-awareness, build trust and empower people around you. You will leave with an action plan for increasing your confidence and influence over your team, stakeholders and sponsors.

Is it right for me?

This course is suitable for anyone who would like to develop their understanding of the agile mindset and practice these skills to apply to their projects, teams, and organizations confidently. You will learn how to communicate at all levels – including team members, operational resources, managers, directors and clients – and getting people on board who are more senior than you or who you have no direct authority.

This course provides guidance for the professional development of the individual practitioner. It also supports agile practitioners in being successful in any type of project across industries as organizations continue to adopt agile methods and transform their organizations to high-performing organizations.

What will I learn?

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Professionally apply the knowledge and skills learned in this course to any projects or operational environments
  • Identify different communication styles in action and flex your style to influence others
  • Reflect on how you want to be perceived by others and work on presenting a transformational leader
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  • Understand the agile mindset; manifesto, principles, and life cycles
  • Identify and distinguish different Agile methods and frameworks
  • Demonstrate the capacity to transform and lead agile project teams

Agility is not a destination; it is a journey. Similar to any transformation project, practicing agile behavior takes some time, and you should give time to the team to understand the philosophy and then start practicing.

Program structure:

  • 4 x 3-hour instructor-led virtual training session
  • 1 x 2-hour course introduction session
  • 1 x 1 hour 1:1 coaching session
  • Ad-hoc sessions to introduce methods, processes, tools & techniques in detail

Program includes:

  • Coursebook (PDF)
  • Activities & group discussions
  • Reference materials; webinars, blogs, white papers
  • Ad-hoc sessions to introduce methods, processes, tools & techniques in detail

Available for in-house delivery