A 3 day programme held at venues across the UK.
This University of York approved programme is delivered over 3 engaging days and will give participants the essential knowledge to confidently manage and influence projects utilising the principles of Agile leadership. The course will leave participants with the confidence to apply their new skills and techniques straight away.
Agile management provides a pragmatic, dynamic and simple way to lead people and projects. Originally developed by leading edge software companies, the Agile approach has been identified as the most effective method of leading people and projects in today’s complex and competitive environment. This pragmatic and application focused programme, designed for ‘real world projects’ will enable organisational Leaders to become truly Agile in how they work and approach projects and programmes.
Through interactive presentations and open discussion, the facilitators will deliver a thought-provoking session, providing you with the key information, details and facts needed in an engaging and memorable environment:
On completion of this module, delegates will:
- Understand the principles and philosophy of the Agile approach
- Learn how to balance various constraints and influences involved in effective project and programme management
- Be able to utilise multiple strategies and approaches to better manage and lead projects, programmes and change.
- Utilise the principles and practices using Scrum as a key Agile management process
- Discover what is needed to lead on an Agile project
- Demonstrate what is involved in planning, executing and monitoring an Agile project
- Understand how to evaluate and build on the learning from an Agile project
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: I have held a senior project management position for over 4 years, can I still attend this course?
A: Yes, our Agile Project Leadership course is designed for professionals with 3 years or more working experience within a senior role. This course is idea for those looking to refresh their existing knowledge of Agile principals, as well as learning the up to date methodologies and approaches used in leading projects and teams.
Q: This programme would be beneficial to various members of my team. Are there any offers for groups?
A: For teams larger than 7 we do offer an in-house, bespoke, service. We would organise the training to be held at your place of work and you would get to meet the trainers. The logistics of the course are determined by you and we can tailor our products and services to match your individual needs.
If you would like more information on our in-house services click here.
Q: Do I get a degree or masters qualification at the end of the course?
A: When you complete the Agile Leadership programme you will receive a certificate of completion from in > Professional Development and a certificate of competence from the University of York.
For more information on accreditations, visit our qualifications page.
Q: Who usually attends this course?
A: Our Agile leadership course is for Managing Directors, Directors, Project Managers, operational leads, Programme Managers and senior project leads. The varied roles of each cohort ensures something different comes from each course in terms of experience and industry knowledge.
You can see all of our frequently asked questions on our FAQs page.
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This course has given me a new set of tools and skills to take back to my organisation. The delegate interaction was really insightful.
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