Agile transformation course


Agile transformation course

Introduction

Welcome to the Agile Transformation Course! This course is designed to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of Agile methodologies and guide you through the process of transforming your organization into an Agile powerhouse. We will explore the principles, frameworks, and practices that underpin Agile, and equip you with the knowledge and skills to successfully implement Agile methodologies within your teams. Get ready to embrace a new way of working, foster collaboration, and drive continuous improvement as you embark on your Agile transformation journey.

Duration

10 Days

Who should attend?

Executives and Senior Leader

Project Managers

Product Owners and Product Managers

Scrum Masters

Development Teams

Business Analysts

  1. Introduce participants to Agile principles and values.
  2. Familiarize participants with popular Agile frameworks like Scrum, Kanban, and Lean.
  3. Help participants understand the mindset shift required for successful Agile transformation.
  4. Enable participants to implement Agile methodologies within their organizations.
  5. Foster an Agile culture and empower leadership behaviors that support Agile practices.
  6. Provide practical knowledge and techniques for Agile project management.
  7. Build high-performing Agile teams through team formation and collaboration.
  8. Equip participants with the skills to effectively fulfill the role of a product owner in Agile projects.
  9. Teach participants how to measure Agile project success using relevant metrics.
  10. Address the challenges of scaling Agile in larger projects or multiple teams.
  11. Emphasize the importance of continuous improvement and learning in Agile organizations.
  12. Guide participants in developing an Agile transformation roadmap for their organization.

Module 1: Introduction to Agile

  • Understanding the principles and values of Agile
  • Contrasting Agile with traditional project management approaches
  • Benefits and challenges of Agile adoption

Module 2: Agile Manifesto and Frameworks

  • Exploring the Agile Manifesto and its core values
  • Overview of popular Agile frameworks (Scrum, Kanban, Lean, etc.)
  • Choosing the right framework for your organization

Module 3: Agile Roles and Responsibilities

  • Agile team structure and roles (Product Owner, Scrum Master, Development Team)
  • Responsibilities and expectations of each role
  • Collaboration and communication within Agile teams

Module 4: Agile Planning and Estimation

  • User stories and backlog management
  • Agile estimation techniques (e.g., relative sizing, planning poker)
  • Release planning and iteration planning

Module 5: Agile Development Practices

  • Iterative and incremental development
  • Test-driven development (TDD) and continuous integration
  • Pair programming and code reviews
  • Agile technical practices (refactoring, continuous delivery)

Module 6: Agile Metrics and Reporting

  • Key performance indicators (KPIs) for Agile projects
  • Agile burndown charts and velocity tracking
  • Agile project progress reporting

Module 7: Agile Project Governance

  • Agile project governance structures and decision-making processes
  • Agile contracts and vendor management
  • Risk management in Agile projects

Module 8: Agile Leadership and Culture

  • Leadership styles and behaviors that support Agile transformation
  • Fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement
  • Change management strategies for Agile adoption

Module 9: Scaling Agile

  • Agile scaling frameworks (e.g., SAFe, LeSS, Nexus)
  • Distributed Agile teams and remote collaboration
  • Managing dependencies and coordinating multiple Agile teams

Module 10: Agile Transformation Roadmap

  • Planning and executing an Agile transformation
  • Overcoming resistance and challenges during the transformation process
  • Sustaining Agile practices and continuous improvement

Enroll for this Course

We are proud to offer this course in a variety of training formats to suit your needs.

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Benefits of Taking a Course at IRES

LEARN

Our courses are carefully curated to keep you abreast of latest industry trends, technological advancements, and best practices. We employ a variety of teaching methodologies, including hands-on workshops, case studies, and interactive sessions, all aimed at fostering an engaging and effective learning environment. Our expert instructors bring a wealth of knowledge and real-world experience, providing our clients with insights that can be immediately applied in their professional lives.

NETWORK

Our courses serve as a vibrant platform for professionals to connect and engage with a diverse community of peers, industry leaders, and experts. By participating in our programs, you gain access to an invaluable network that spans across various sectors and geographical boundaries. This networking aspect is not just about forming professional relationships; it's about creating a supportive ecosystem where ideas, opportunities, and collaborations can flourish.

GROW

Our courses are designed to challenge and inspire professionals to step out of their comfort zones and explore new horizons. Through a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical application, our programs help professionals refine their existing skills and acquire new ones, making them more versatile and competitive.

FAQs & Course Administration Details:

This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location. For further inquiries, please contact us on Phone: +254 715 077 817 or Email: [email protected].
The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields. All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.
Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).
Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before start of the course. Send proof of payment to [email protected].
Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer. Email: [email protected] Phone: +254 715 077 817.