Who will benefit?

  • Team Leaders and Managers who oversee Scrum teams

  • as well as Product Owners, Scrum Masters, and Support Roles

  • who have had prior Scrum or Kanban training,,

  • want to refine their framework skills,

  • and explore the impacts of employee engagement on Scrum teams.

Still not sure if this is right for you?

Schedule a FREE Strategy Call with our Founder, Indra A. Books, to talk through your pain points and how we may help.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Understand where you are and where you need to be with your Agile mindset.

  • Complete a product canvas and redefine what a backlog provides.

  • Write user stories that provide a value driven definition to the development team.

  • Prioritize the backlog using a variety of assessment methods.

  • Benchmark a user story value system and conduct estimating sessions.

  • DevelopAgile roadmaps using four different techniques.

  • Identify a strategy for working with customers and stakeholders on an Agile roadmap.

  • Demonstrate techniques for determining a release path and create release map examples.

  • Discuss team culture and how it impacts ability to reach high-performance with any framework.

  • Ensure that interactions, events, and activities create value.

Meet Your Instructor

Founder & CEO, Agility for All

Indra Books

With 25 years of experience, Indra has a passion for working with organisations to effect meaningful, goal-oriented change resulting in high-performing and inclusive team culture. Indra is regularly invited to lead workshops and talks, and continues to shift the focus from process concerns to investments in culture, people, and mindset. Indra is regularly invited to lead workshops and talks on Agility, and continues to shift the focus from short-term process concerns to long-term investments.

Testimonials

Unimagined Heights

D. Mullins, Developer

You created a team environment that inspired innovation and growth. I'm very grateful for that. It allowed me to grow in ways that I never imagined.

Part of the Solution

I. Klotzko, Developer

You empower teams to define for themselves what it means to be successful, are not dogmatic of any one methodology, are knowledgeable and experienced and 100% present in workshops and listen, really listen to what everyone is saying.

Real life, real learning

P. Ducolin, Engineer

Being an Agile fan I loved your webinar, I'm impressed by how you kept everyone's attention without any slide or visual support. It was pragmatic and I could feel it was based on real life experience.

Learning by Doing

S. Cook, Contracts Manager

I think the workshop was extremely practical and effective. It encouraged team participation and focused on the areas our team needed to focus on. The workshop was also very example-oriented, which really helped me understand better some of the concepts being discussed.

Hands-on Learning

A. Shao, QA & Testing

I really enjoyed this training as Indra kept us engaged with ‘learning by doing’ tactic; Concise in explanations and stays on the topic. Thank you!

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is group coaching?

    In our group coaching program you will work in a class of no more than 12 people to learn, practice, share, and ask questions. Group coaching allows all of the participants to have a shared experience of learning and grow beyond basic one-to-one coaching.

  • Is there instruction in a group coaching program?

    In our group coaching program sessions, approximately half will be instruction and practice in the form of masterclasses and the remainder will be group coaching where you can seek help to practice the techniques we have been learning or other issues you encounter in your organization.

  • What is the course outline for this program?

    Week 1: Agile Mindset & Principles
    Week 2: Product Vision
    Week 3A: Product Themes and Backlogs Redefined
    Week 3B: Group Coaching
    Week 4: User Stories In-Depth
    Week 5A: Acceptance Criteria Deep Dive
    Week 5B: Slicing Stories and Addressing Non-Functional Stories
    Week 6: Group Coaching
    Week 7: Managing the Backlog
    Week 8: Group Coaching
    Week 9: Roadmaps
    Week 10: Releases
    Week 11: Group Coaching (Value-added Interactions & Events)
    Week 12: Group Coaching (Team Culture)
    Action Plan
    BONUSES: Experimental Backlogs and More

  • What do I need to do to prepare for the program?

    Mindset:
    - Ability to be clear of distractions with a calm quiet place to participate.
    - Willingness and time to put in the work outside the weekly group sessions.
    - Interest in setting aside pre-conceived ideas and opening mind to new techniques.

    Technology:
    - Camera, microphone, computer, appropriate internet bandwidth.
    - Mobile phone with data plan for activity check-in when away from computer.
    - Basic understanding of online tools or willingness to take extra time to learn.

  • How is the group coaching program presented?

    All content is posted on the Thinkific dashboard. All Zoom sessions are recorded and posted to the dashboard as well. In addition, we have an online support community to share and ask questions.

  • What is the day/time for the class?

    Because we have participants from across the globe, once we have a minimum of 8 people registered we will decide on the day and time that works best for the time zones involved. This is why we collect your location information when you register.

  • What if I want 1-to-1 coaching?

    We offer a limited number of 1-to-1 VIP coaching sessions each quarter for which members must pre-qualify based on their goals and where they are on their journeys. The VIP coaching packages are for 12 hours over 4 months.

  • Is there a bundle discount if I want to enroll in more than one journey?

    Yes. Please contact us at info@agilityforall.com for details. Likewise we offer a bundle discount if multiple people in one organization enroll.

  • Can I get a refund if I don't like it?

    If after 4-sessions you discover that this program is not for you, you can get a 50% refund.

Want a customized, private program?

With 10 or more people we will customize dates and schedule

If you like this agenda, but have a group of people you want to attend at your pace and schedule, contact us to discuss your needs and we will quote you to create a specialized program.
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