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Overview

To free up resources, deliver better services and become more resilient, public sector organisations are reshaping their priorities, by developing more agile teams.

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

Attend this highly interactive virtual course to understand different agile systems and develop a more agile culture throughout your organisation. Learn how to target core users 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.

Through the use of virtual breakout rooms sessions and group discussions leave the day confident in your abilities to generate tangible results in your role and implement change in your organisation.

Unlocking the Power of Virtual

Our virtual courses have been designed with you in mind. From group exercises in breakout rooms to live chat, whiteboards and interactive polls, we use a range of tools and techniques to ensure that you can connect with your trainer; network and share best practice with your peers and leave the day with the skills you need.

Our courses provide you with an interactive and engaging learning environment that can be accessed from any location, helping you to continue to connect, learn and grow. Click here to discover more!

Please note we will use Zoom to virtually deliver this course.

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Steve Browne
Project Management Consultant, AgilePM Accredited Trainer

Steve started as a computer programmer, working for a subsidiary of Nat West bank, before taking on a role in pre-sales consultancy and client training both in the UK and internationally.

He became involved in Project Management in the 1980’s while working for a services company. Two spells as a company director saw Steve develop a strong interest in formal methods. A return to full time project management included a series of increasingly complex projects and led to programme and portfolio management roles. He has worked with both on-shore and off-shore teams to deliver change ...

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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.

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Agenda

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09:25 - 09:30

Registration

09:30 - 10:00

Virtual Ice Breaker and Clarification of Learning Objectives

  • The Chair will discuss delegate experiences to identify personal objectives for the day and tailor the course to specific requirements
10:00 - 11:00

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
11:00 - 11:15

Morning Break

11:15 - 12:00

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
12:00 - 13:00

Enhance Service Delivery

  • Target your core users
  • Learn how to put the user at the centre of your product
  • Analyse your user’s ‘conditions of satisfaction’
13:00 - 13:45

Lunch

13:45 - 14:00

Reflection Session

  • Trainer will review the day’s learning and the next stages of the course
  • Delegates will have time to ask questions and share views with one another
14:00 - 14:45

Workshop 1: Understand Agile Techniques and Tools

In this session, learn about the following agile tools and techniques:

  • Sprint planning
  • Daily stand-up
  • Sprint retrospective
  • Learn how to use a selection of agile project management strategies
  • Kanban
  • Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
  • MoSCoW
14:45 - 15:00

Afternoon Break

15:00 - 16:00

Workshop 2: Implementing Agile Tools and Techniques

This interactive session gives the opportunity to plan how to implement the agile tools and techniques learnt throughout the day within your organisation.

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

Feedback, Evaluation and Close