Being Agile in Business – 2 to 3 Day

The Being Agile in Business training course introduces the essential methods, skills and values of agile working in a business and teams context. It provides a clear understanding of agile principles, concepts and tools that can be immediately implemented. Work faster, think clearer and improve your individual, team and business agility with this Being Agile in Business course.

This two or three day course enables your team to experience agile working, its application within your business and implementation for current work.

A mix of theory and practice, this course enables teams to learn, apply and reflect on being agile:

Attendees will gain a clear understanding of the principles and theory behind agile working, as well as practically apply agile principles and practices within their own working environment.

  • Agile Thinking – understand and develop an agile mind set
  • Agile Method – adopt agile principles and practices
  • Agile Approach – implement practical tools and techniques
  • Agile Culture – create an environment that enables agility

A combination of training and coaching, teams will gain:

  • A comprehensive introduction to agile principles and practices
  • Practical application of agile tools to current work
  • Identify relevant areas where agile can be used
  • Understand which agile methods and tools to use and when

Agile is a methodology that has grown in popularity in recent years, endorsed by businesses as an approach that enables teams to develop high performing teams and generate sustainable results.

Agile methods can be implemented throughout an organisations in areas such as:

  • Project Management
  • Product Development
  • Team Working
  • Customer Engagement
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Operations & Finance
  • Leadership & Strategy
  • New Business Development
  • Business Improvement

Agile Management methods are proven to help business to identify improvements and overcome barriers. At its core, agile is a methodology that has developed to deliver positive results in times of change and uncertainty.

  • Understand and apply agile methods in your working world
  • Discover strategies and tools to make you work faster and better
  • Find out how to anticipate change and navigate uncertainty
  • Gain immediate clarity and control in any situation
  • Streamline and improve your day to day workflow
  • Uncover new ways to communicate and collaborate

Contact us to discuss your team and how agile can help improve your growth, well-being and productivity.

Course Information

  • Suitable for:
    • teams looking to explore and apply agile working
    • SMEs, Enterprise Teams and Public Sector Teams
    • teams preparing to work with an agile partner or supplier
  • Customised to fit your team and organisation
  • 2 or 3 day course
  • Course level : Introduction
  • Suitable for : all, no prerequisites required
  • Type : Theory and Practical application
  • Group size upto 14
  • Includes course learning materials
  • Delivery on or off site
  • Attendees will work on their own projects and at the end of the workshop have tools, materials as well as a sound understanding of the method to take away and implement.
  • Third day enables additional time for practical application of agile principles and practices to current work that can be implemented and continued immediately by the team.
  • Includes pre-course virtual meeting to customise the course to target the key areas and tools that will provide the most value within your organisation
  • Follow up coaching and training available to support adoption and adaption

Contact us to discuss your team and how agile can help improve your growth, well-being and productivity.

Course Enquiry

30 Learning Outcomes from Being Agile in Business

  • 1. Agile Background
    Learn about the sources of the methods and practices behind agile
  • 2. Agile Benefits
    Explore the problems agile can help to solve and the benefits agile working can bring
  • 3. Agile Characteristics
    Identify what being agile means to you
  • 4. Agile Logic
    Understand the logic behind agile thinking
  • 5. Agile State
    Identify the 3 layers of agility needed to create an agile mind set
  • 6. Agile Beliefs
    Understand the values and principles behind an agile way of thinking
  • 7. Agile Method
    Discover how to adopt a learning driven approach that delivers results early and allows for improvement
  • 8. Agile Goals
    Learn how to be solution focused and clarify what you want to achieve
  • 9. Agile Reality
    Learn how to take a reality check to help you gain focus and balance
  • 10. Agile Options
    Discover simple ways to map out your early choices with the information you have available
  • 11. Agile Way Forward
    Explore how to develop a test driven route to success through observation to gain better awareness
  • 12. Continuous Delivery
    Learn how to change to a rhythm that works to sustain and manage performance
  • 13. Agile Scope
    Adopt an approach that manages variables and works to deliver benefits rather than fix and control requirements and the end result
  • 14. Estimation Games
    Learn a series of games that help you to understand jobs and clarify the expectations of others
  • 15. Ranking Priorities
    Learn simple ways to order and establish the importance and order of things
  • 16. Minimum Viable Product (MVP)
    Learn how to explore and develop your ideas and validate their viability rapidly
  • 17. Agile Dashboard
    Learn how to easily build a practical way to visualise, track and manage your workload
  • 18. Lean Pipelines
    Visualise journeys and progress and create communication channels with colleagues
  • 19. Lean Efficiencies
    Remove and reduce waste, discover commonly hidden inefficiencies
  • 20. Run Sprints not Marathons
    Discover an approach that allows for regular change and improvement while reducing daily interruptions and distractions
  • 21. Sanity Metrics over Vanity Metrics
    Learn how to set measures that inform and identify development and improvement opportunities
  • 22. Agile Reflection
    Explore simple ways to build reflection and learning into your everyday working practices
  • 23. Learning from Experience
    Recognise agile methods provide a platform for changing direction as we gain more experience and understanding
  • 24. Sharing Agile
    Discover ways to introduce others to agile, who will be most likely to join you early and who may take some time to convert
  • 25. Agile Culture
    Identify ways agile works to foster a healthy and positive working environment
  • 26. Agile Teams
    Learn about how teams can use agile to work collaboratively and in harmony using agile communication practices and visualisation tools
  • 27. Lean Teams
    Establish collaborative working and connect teams using visualisation of workflows
  • 28. Agile Leadership
    Explore how agile methods support the development of a shared and common purpose within a business, breaking down barriers and improving communication throughout the business
  • 29. Agile Management
    Learn how to use agile as a tool to improve team performance and individual job satisfaction
  • 30. Business Agility
    Explore how agile can be embedded at all levels of a business to create an organisational state of agility

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