Interactive learning where lessons are synthesized through immersion. Everything from Scrum to the soft skills stuff, we’ve got you covered.
Every team needs a coach. And when you’re beginning an agile transformation or looking for a tune-up, having a seasoned expert by your side can be a game-changer.
Ignoring cultural realities can undermine and kill agile initiatives. We’ve got a simplified framework that will have you eager to take on the challenge of culture management head first.
1/2 or 1 day introduction to Agile practices. This executive overview focuses on the topics most relevant to your vantage point in the organization including ROI of Agile vs traditional methods, the culture of Agile organizations, competing in an ever-changing global market with Agile practices, and new team dynamics and leadership roles.
Who should attend: executives, leaders, directors and people managers interested in learning more about Agile
1/2, 1 or 2 day Agile Overview and Foundations training. This training covers the key Agile principles while diving into some of the effective lean practices used by teams today including Kanban, Scrum, and XP. This training is packed full of techniques and tools that work – you will leave energized and excited about all of the possibilities you can incorporate into your team.
Who should attend: anyone interested in Agile
Scrum for Teams foundations training. In this hands-on, interactive session, attendees are immersed in the Scrum framework right out of the gate! Learn from the pros. Our training will have you racing back to your team to implement this tried and true Agile approach.
Who should attend: anyone interested in learning about Scrum
Dive deeper into the role of Scrum Master in this session. Attendees will learn by doing through a variety of simulations and exercises. And we’re not just talking theory here – we’ve been Scrum Masters and will give you practical, real world tactics you can use immediately in your role on the Scrum team. Not a Scrum Master but just want to learn more? No problem. This training is good for beginners as well as experienced Agilists.
Who should attend: new Scrum team members, Scrum Masters looking to refresh their knowledge and learn new techniques, anyone interested in learning more about Scrum
The Product Owner is a challenging role which requires skills and knowledge in a variety of areas. In this training, attendees will understand the Scrum framework and how Product Owners leverage the product backlog to meet business needs. Other topics include working with your Scrum Master, backlog grooming and refining, and balancing stakeholder requests. We’ve been Product Owners and understand the struggle! Let us take the guesswork out of theory-only training and give you seasoned advice on how to be the best Product Owner you can be.
Who should attend: current Product Owners needing a refresh, anyone interested in learning more about Scrum, Product Managers, future Product Owners
With experience in both small businesses and the global enterprise, Mike has a solid track record of delivering successful software products on time and with happy teams behind them. Mike’s areas of expertise in agile include working with remote and offshore teams, TDD, XP, and software leadership and management.
Chris has coached teams through Agile transformations in a variety of environments and industries. With over 20 years experience in executive level positions with start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, Chris’s background includes extensive experience in software development, strategic planning, project management, sales and operations. Chris’s leadership through service approach paired with a focus on organizational culture drives teams to success.
With a background directing human resource and cultural transformations before shifting focus to software development, Tana’s unique background provides the foundation for her approach to Agile and cultural transformations – people first, always.