To free up resources, deliver better services and become more responsive during the COVID-19 pandemic, public sector organisations are reshaping their priorities, stretching budgets and applying greater scrutiny to their expenditure by developing agile teams.

The agile approach creates resilience against unforeseen occurrences and applies robust systems to continuous improvement.

Run this course In-House (available online and face-to-face) to understand different agile systems and develop a more agile culture throughout your organisation. Learn how to target core users and understand and implement the most effective agile tools.

This ‘Developing Agile Teams’ course allows your organisation to assess your structures and create simple, results-focused procedures that are based on clear business intelligence.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand how agile management can benefit your organisation and colleagues
  • Create the organisational culture needed for successful agile
  • Ascertain how agile works in practice
  • Ensure continuous improvement for your team through effective feedback loops
  • Evaluate your organisation’s management structure and take back a strategic action plan for implementing agile structures within your organisation
All the Understanding ModernGov courses are Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certified, with signed certificates available upon request for event.

Enquire About In-House Training

To speak to someone about a bespoke training programme, please contact us:
0800 542 9414
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09:45 - 10:00

Trainer's Welcome and Introduction

10:00 - 10:30

Understanding Agile Systems

Delegates will take part in an interactive activity that deconstructs management ‘myths’ and demonstrates the efficiency of agile processes

  • ‘The Marshmallow Challenge’
  • Learn about the importance of Agile systems
10:30 - 11:15

Developing an Agile Culture

  • What is an Agile Team?
  • Understand how Agile can benefit your team
  • Results Focus/Feedback Loops
  • Integrating a culture of trust
11:15 - 11:30

Morning Break

11:30 - 12:15

Agile Techniques and Skills: Scrum

  • Sprint Planning
  • Daily Stand-Up
  • Scrum Masters and Product Owners
  • Sprint Retrospective
12:15 - 13:00


13:00 - 13:45

Creating User Stories

  • Target your core users
  • Learn how to put the user at the centre of your product
  • Analyse your user’s “conditions of satisfaction”
13:45 - 14:45

Agile Techniques and Skills

  • Learn how to use a selection of agile project management strategies
  • Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
  • Kanban
  • MoSCoW
14:45 - 16:00

Implementing Agile Tools and Techniques

  • Assess your organisational structure
  • Adapt agile techniques to your teams
  • Implement a personalised action plan
16:00 - 16:15

Feedback, Evaluation and Close