Agile for Executives

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This one-day course presents a step-by-step approach to Agile for Executives. The course provides you with overviews of key principles and benefits of applying Agile…

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Certificate None
Duration 1 Day
Delivery Blended, Classroom, Virtual Classroom
Accreditor
Languages English

What is included in Agile for Executives

Course Description

This one-day course presents a step-by-step approach to Agile for Executives. The course provides you with overviews of key principles and benefits of applying Agile methodologies.

Course Information

Certification: None

Duration: 1 Day

Domain: Solution Development and Deployment

Delivery Method: Blended, Classroom, Virtual Classroom

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Available Languages: English

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Audience

This course is designed for anyone who is considering the use of an Agile method for software development, including:

  • Project Managers
  • Analysts
  • Developers
  • Programmers
  • Testers
  • IT Manager/Directors
  • Software Engineers
  • Software Architects
  • Customers

Learning Objectives

  • Understand Agile Practices and Principles
  • Obtain valuable information from industry surveys identifying compelling Agile benefits realized by companies worldwide
  • Gain insight into effective metrics for managing Agile team performance
  • Dispel the myth that mid and long term planning are abandoned with Agile
  • Appreciate how teams and management can build trust more quickly
  • Discuss the transition from command and control to empower and inspire style of leadership
  • Explore how to help teams to create a cadence that will enable them to succeed
  • Understand tools and techniques for promoting transparency in communication at all levels
  • Identify some of the common pitfalls Agile teams may encounter
  • Learn from an instructor with day-to-day experience implementing agile practices across multiple organizations
  • Glean knowledge of Agile team roles and where the Executive fits

Course Outline

Defining the Challenges of Software Development

  • Making the Case for Change
  • What is the problem Agile is trying to solve?

 

Defining the Agile Proposition

  • Why Agile
  • The Agile Paradigm
  • Agile Basics
  • Agile Manifesto and Principles
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Five Levels of Agile Planning
  • Agile Benefits — including industry data, survey results and personal experience

 

The Path to Agile Adoption

  • Dealing with Barriers to Agile Adoption
  • An Agile Organization
  • Driving Investment Decisions with Agile
  • The path to successful Agile adoption

 

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