Agile for Executives

The Agile for Executives training course will prepare both business and IT executives who are taking over agile teams, or beginning the transition to using an agile framework for project delivery. You will learn the origins of agile, as well as major agile practices.

The course’s primary focus is on the role that executives and management fill in agile project delivery. This course is a mixture of lecture and discussion.

Course Summary

Purpose: 
Learn how adopting Agile impacts your organization.
Audience: 
Executives and Managers.
Skill Level: 
Learning Style: 

Seminars are highly-focused, lecture-heavy, half-day to multi-day learning events. Seminars are a great way to create an awareness level of knowledge for a large number of concepts, in a short period of time. Think wide (breadth) and thin (depth).

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Duration: 
1 Day
Productivity Objectives: 
  • Review the high level concepts and principles of agile, Lean, and Scrum.
  • Understand the role of executives and managers leading teams on agile projects.
  • Learn the keys to success.

What You'll Learn

In the Agile for Executives training course, you’ll learn:

  • Agile Overview
    • The Agile potential
    • Agile Overview
    • The Agile Manifesto
    • Agile is Not Enough
  • Scrum Overview
    • Roles and Responsibilities
    • How Scrum Works
    • Artifacts & Metrics
  • Lean Overview
    • Lean Thinking Introduction
    • Seven Principles of Lean Software Development
    • Seven Wastes
    • Key Techniques from Lean
    • Kanban
    • Kaizen
  • Keys to Success
    • Applying Agile in Your Context
    • Scaled Agile Framework

Meet Your Instructor

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Peter

Peter started programming before he learned how to use a keyboard properly, after messing around with a Commodore 64, BASIC, and a few cassette tapes.

Starting in the late 1990’s Peter became a passionate contributor to the open source community. As an active participant he has submitted bug fixes and new features to several projects and has released many of his own software packages as open source.

In 2006 Peter left upper management and became a freelance software...

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Julian

Julian first touched fingers to keypunch in 1972, punching Fortran code onto cards at Imperial College in London (England, that is) and soon moved onto Macro-11 programming on PDP-11s. This qualifies him as a Real Programmer, and until recently, he even had a PDP-11 in his garage at home to remind him of better times.

He learnt Fortran while becoming a geologist at Imperial College, but he has never practised in the rock business, as he succumbed to the...

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