Overview

Having more agile teams helps you be more resilient and receptive to change.

Our highly interactive Developing Agile Teams course has helped hundreds of public sector teams to successfully embed agile methods and techniques, developing more change-ready teams.

Join experienced Project Management Consultant, Steve Browne, understand different agile tools and techniques to make your team more nimble and adaptive to change. Leave the day with an action to plan develop more agile teams.

  • Ascertain how agile processes work in practice
  • Develop a team culture needed to successfully create agile teams
  • Ensure continuous improvement for your team through effective feedback loops
  • Understand how agile management can benefit your team
  • Evaluate your team’s structure and take back a strategic action plan for applying agile tools and techniques

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 practices 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.

Please note we will be using 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

  • Ascertain how agile processes work in practice
  • Create the organisational culture needed to successfully create agile teams
  • Ensure continuous improvement for your team through effective feedback loops
  • Understand how agile management can benefit your organisation and colleagues
  • 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
[email protected]

Agenda

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09:25 - 09:30

Registration

09:30 - 10:00

Trainer’s Welcome 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

Take part in an interactive activity to deconstruct management ‘myths’ and demonstrate the efficiency of agile processes.

  • ‘The Marshmallow Challenge’
  • Learn about the importance of agile systems
11:00 - 11:15

Break

11:15 - 12:00

Developing an Agile Culture

  • What is an agile team?
  • Learn how to integrate a culture of trust
  • Results focus/feedback loops
  • Understand how being agile can benefit your team
12:00 - 13:00

Enhance Service Delivery

  • Target your core users
  • Analyse your user’s ‘conditions of satisfaction’
  • Learn how to put the user at the centre of your product
13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 14:45

Workshop 1: Understand Agile Techniques and Tools

  • Learn about the following agile tools and techniques:
    • Kanban
    • MoSCoW
    • Daily stand-up
    • Sprint planning
    • Sprint retrospective
    • Scrum masters and product owners
    • Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
    • Learn how to use a selection of agile project management strategies
14:45 - 15:00

Break

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
15:00 - 16:00

Workshop 2: Implementing Agile Tools and Techniques

Plan how to implement the agile tools and techniques learnt throughout the day within your organisation.

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

Round Up and Key Takeaways

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

Pricing

Central Government & Agencies - Virtual

Delegate Price
£345 + VAT

Local Government, Housing, Education & Health - Virtual

Delegate Price
£345 + VAT

Charity - Virtual

Delegate Price
£345 + VAT

Private Sector - Virtual

Delegate Price
£445 + VAT

Testimonials

“A good introduction to an area I was completely unfamiliar with. Gives a lot to think about going forward.”
Developing Agile TeamsAssistant Economist, Food Standards Agency
"The trainer was an excellent instructor who provided insight from their own experience and applied to fun and engaging practical sessions that i can apply to my own teams."
Developing Agile Teams Operations Manager, University of Portsmouth
"A really informative, interactive and beneficial course for anyone who doesn't know much about agile."
Developing Agile Teams Programme Management Support Officer, Avon Fire and Rescue Service