How to transform your PMO by embracing Agile?

This course is designed to help you, Project/Program Management Office (PMO) Director, Manager, Team member, to understand the agile philosophy and mindset and how you can apply these concepts to transform your PMO to the future state. This course is also intended for people who want to learn more about agile methods and apply agile mindset to their teams or organization. This course beneficial to everyone who wants to transform their team, group, their department or organization into a more flexible and adaptive organization.

You are going to learn the basics of agile mindset and strategy of creating and delivering the agile transformation specifically for the PMOs.

Is it right for me?

This course is suitable for individuals who would like to develop an understanding of the agile mindset and apply knowledge and skills learned in this course to their teams and organizations, such as;

  • How to communicate at all levels within your organization and improve your influence
  • How to increase your self-awareness, build trust and empower people around them
  • How to initiate the agile transformation within your department and organization
  • How to develop high-performing teams following agile principles in order to achieve the successful outcomes you want and the business needs.

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.

What will I learn?

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

  • Understand agile manifesto and principles and how to become flexible and adaptive as you transform your organization.
  • Identify and distinguish different agile methods; how and when you can use these methods along with how you can mix and create your hybrid method.
  • Understand how you can start to think and work differently to enable change within yourself and your organization.
  • Learn what it means to become an Agile PMO and adapt the dynamic and fast-moving nature of the world today.
  • Learn how to create the new vision of your agile PMO; mix and match methods, approaches and project lifecycles.
  • Understand how to deliver and continuously improve yourself, your team and your organization.
  • Learn best approaches to handle roadblocks and difficult situations such as using more common language or providing awareness training to your teams, stakeholders and sponsors.
  • Understand the most common challenges experienced during agile transformation and recommendations to handle those challenges
  • Demonstrate the capacity to transform and lead agile project teams

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