Leading Agile Delivery – The Application of Agile Ways of Working Safely and Sustainably

This is an in-house training course. For further information and pricing contact [email protected] or phone on +44 20 7661 7817.

Two-Day Training Course

Overview

The aim of this course is for operational leaders to understand how to lead across self-organising, cross-functional teams, so that they can give authority and trust to those responsible for delivering aspects of a service or programme.

The course will introduce agile concepts and techniques in an online environment using a combination of talks, exercises and practical activities embracing the principle of ‘learning by doing’. Further embedding of the learning in a contextual environment is available via ongoing support and mentoring at either a group or individual level.

Who is the course designed for?

The course is designed for operational leaders who are involved in planning and implementing a customer-centric approach for their service delivery operations.

How will you benefit from attending?

You will learn the approaches and techniques needed for the strategic planning and hands-on implementation in that are involved in delivering transformational change effectively and strategically. You will also learn how to develop both the culture and the infrastructure to enable enterprise agility.

Learning outcomes

You will develop a practical understanding of:

  • The global context
  • Values and principles
  • Complexity
  • Iterative and incremental approaches
  • The product lifecycle
  • Agile teams and how to scale effectively
  • Metrics
  • Trust and delegation
  • Leadership – is it different in a complex emergent environment?

Agenda

Day One

Module 1 Introduction and Global Perspective
Why do these matter in today’s world and to your role

Module 2
Agile Values and Principles
Examining the heart of agility

Module 3 Operating in a Complex World

The need for a different way of working
How we communicate this with our stakeholders

Lunch

Module 4 Iterative Development
Characteristics, and the contrast with traditional approaches

Module 5 Scrum – Events, Artefacts, and Roles
Focus on the leadership role and how we interact

Close

Day 2

Module 6 Product Lifecycle
Steps along the Product Lifecycle

Module 7 Operating at Scale
Agile with multiple teams

Lunch

Module 8 Metrics
Understanding reporting
Intervention points

Module 9 Vision, Trust & Autonomy
Creating the environment for success
The importance of vision and how to convey this

Module 10 Retro and Next Steps
Look back at what we’ve done and plan what’s next

Close

This is an in-house training course. For further information and pricing contact [email protected] or phone on +44 20 7661 7817.

Our training seminars are based on

  • A vast reservoir of knowledge about effective, delivery-focused approaches that are designed to enable you to achieve better results in your place of work
  • Expert practitioner and thought-leader experience, covering a comprehensive range of practical knowledge and people skills, to help you to work more productively
  • International perspectives and experience, enabling transferability and applicability wherever in the world you are from

Our training team

  • Our L&D team have all had successful careers as practitioners in their fields of expertise. They bring their experience, knowledge and skills to support the professional development of other public servants
  • Our team all now work as professional trainers, blending practitioner experience with professionally designed L&D solutions
  • Between them, our team have provided training for more than 100,000 public servants from 120 countries

Our training ethos

  • We deliver people-focused training designed to help you perform better
  • We provide practical insights, based on years of experience about what works, combined with practical methods to help you to make it work effectively in your own organisation
  • We are here to help you to perform better

Trainers

Richard Gunson – Co-founder, principal consultant, Gnos-tec ltd

Richard’s background in the armed forces, education, therapeutic practice, and importantly, service development, bring a broad range of expertise and skills in both the public and private sectors with specialisation in developing and delivering the strategies and environment for sustainable change.

Working with organisations of all sizes including global pharmaceutical, to national police forces, to the creative arts, Richard is able to help navigate the complex environments influencing decision making and develop appropriate interventions and support that will create agility with a focus on value for the user.

Aligning leadership right through to executable task with training and embedding, on the ground, the use of iterative agile methods and tried and tested communications he enables trust and delegated decision making across organisations.

Steve Handy – Co-founder, principal consultant, Gnos-tec ltd

A recognised expert in the field of agile development, Steve has gained his deep understanding of agile practices and their successful application within a broad range of industries of all types and sizes. Steve’s principal specialisms include training, mentoring and leading agile transformations.

In particular, Steve has extensive experience in applying agile practices to systems of scale within large organisations and is an expert on the use of tools to support systems and service development.

This is an in-house training course. For further information and pricing contact [email protected] or phone on +44 20 7661 7817.