Ch 1: Enterprise Agility & Agile Leaders

About This Chapter

This corporate training chapter covers agile leaders and enterprise agility. Whether you need a resource to use to lead a workshop, train workers or refresh the knowledge of employees, this educational chapter can help.

Enterprise Agility & Agile Leaders - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, we've provided short and informative lessons on enterprise agility and agile leaders. Your employees will review short video lessons about the principles of the agile manifesto and the methods of agile scaling. This chapter is accessible on any computer or mobile device 24/7, so you'll be able to work with all of your remote and on-site employees.

How It Helps

  • Focuses on leaders: This chapter provides information about enterprise agility and agile leaders that addresses the needs of leaders.
  • Provides knowledge: Your employees will learn more about enterprise agile planning and an agile coalition network when they access this chapter.
  • Offers strategy: When reviewing this chapter, your leaders will come away with tips and tools they can use to lead and develop agile teams.

Skills Covered

After completing this chapter, your teams should be able to:

  • Detail the principles of the agile manifesto
  • Discuss the purpose and levels of enterprise agile planning
  • Outline the framework and methods of scaling agile
  • Detail the purpose and advantages of the agile coalition network
  • Explain the roles and responsibilities of agile leadership
  • Lead and develop agile teams
  • Identify high performance questions for agile teams
  • Understand how to use a leadership agility compass

8 Lessons in Chapter 1: Enterprise Agility & Agile Leaders
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Principles of the Agile Manifesto

1. Principles of the Agile Manifesto

Agile methods surfaced to replace software development project management methods that were rigid and unresponsive. As with any concept, agile methods have guiding principles, and in this lesson, we'll look at those four guiding principles.

Enterprise Agile Planning: Purpose & Levels

2. Enterprise Agile Planning: Purpose & Levels

Enterprise agile planning allows companies to apply agile principles to non-design initiatives. In this lesson, we'll take a deeper look at enterprise agile planning, including its purpose and its three main levels.

Scaling Agile: Methods & Framework

3. Scaling Agile: Methods & Framework

Traditional Agile methods like Scrum work well for five- to nine-person teams. In this lesson, we'll review some of the most popular Agile methods and explore frameworks aimed at adopting Agile for large organizations.

Agile Coalition Network: Purpose & Advantages

4. Agile Coalition Network: Purpose & Advantages

This lesson will describe the purpose of an agile coalition network and discuss the advantages of being part of this network when your organization is looking to use or is using agile methodology.

Agile Leadership: Roles & Responsibilities

5. Agile Leadership: Roles & Responsibilities

Executives, senior level stakeholders and team leaders hold specific responsibilities in an agile organization. In this lesson, you'll learn more about these responsibilities and the behaviors of these leaders.

Developing & Leading Agile Teams

6. Developing & Leading Agile Teams

This lesson describes the process of building a self-organizing agile team. It also covers the importance of knowing team members as people and professionals.

High Performance Questions for Agile Teams

7. High Performance Questions for Agile Teams

High performance questions ask agile teams to think rather than tell them what to do. In this lesson, you'll learn more about how to use questioning techniques to help agile teams reflect and grow.

Practical Application: Using a Leadership Agility Compass

8. Practical Application: Using a Leadership Agility Compass

The Leadership Agility Compass is a business tool to help you, from the implementation of an initiative to follow-up. In this activity, you'll find the compass and a checklist for working through the four quadrants.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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