- Course type: Self-paced
- Available Lessons: 37
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
Eligible for Certificate: Yes
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Course SummaryIntroduce your management staff to the world of Agile organization and methodology with this fun and fast-paced corporate training course. Chapter by chapter, employees will learn and practice the fundamentals of Enterprise Agility and see what it takes to implement this system into the workplace.
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About This Course
While Agile was originally conceived as an approach to software development, many different industries and organizations are now embracing this methodology as a means of improving workplace efficiency. In this training course, management employees will not only learn what defines and characterizes an Agile system, but how it can work for a company or team. Each chapter thoroughly explains a different aspect of the Agile system through quick, topic-based lessons. The included lesson and chapter quizzes may be used for further training and review.
How It Works
Whether this course is being used for individual study or an organization-wide training session, its self-paced design and 24/7, 100% online accessibility means it can fit any schedule.
This course also features:
- Easy to follow chapters that guide learners through major Agile-related topics, step by step
- Detailed information that provides a solid and practical education, featuring definitions, examples, process overviews, metrics, methods and more
- Active lesson objectives that encourage employees to apply what they have learned to real-life situations
- Quizzes and exams that may be used to ensure retention and understanding of the material, as well as a refresher in future training exercises
How It Helps
- Introduces the basics: Agile organization may seem a little complicated at first; for those who are unsure what it entails or how it is beneficial, this course lays out the fundamentals and explains them thoroughly.
- Encourages change: After receiving a complete, working introduction to the Agile system, workplace leaders will be ready to implement these processes into their own team or organization.
- Promotes leadership: An effective leader is the hallmark of a high-performing Agile team; employees will learn how to demonstrate the qualities that make this possible.
- Improves teamwork: This course will introduce management staff to many different ways they can alter the culture of their organization to one that encourages shared learning and participation.
Upon completion of this course, employees should be able to:
- Describe the key characteristics, models and features of Agile organizations
- Understand and implement Scrum management and conduct Scrum meetings
- Identify the ''Agile Leader'' and describe the qualities this leader should hold
- Define and ask high-performance questions
- Describe different Agile team metrics and understand how and why they are used
- Identify the Agile Learner and describe learning organizations
- Explain and implement lean project management and its various processes
- Recognize the many barriers to workplace efficiency and describe ways of overcoming them
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