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Agile for non-IT

Enhance agility across your entire organisation

Description

Since the Agile Manifesto was published in 2001, software teams around the world have embraced this new way of building products customers love. As this wave of thinking has been embraced across the globe, leaders have realised the value that this mindset has on their entire organisation, resulting in an increasing demand for applying this way of thinking outside of IT.

 

This course looks at this agile mindset and gives you practical tools to bring this into your current environment. From departments like Engineering, Marketing, Operations, or HR, across industries such asConstruction, Healthcare, Law, Education, Manufacturing, Sport and Entertainment, Media, Advertising, Fashion, Change Management, Organisational Design or Learning and Development -  this course will prepare you for success in improving output and outcomes in your organisation. 

Course Objectives

  • Learn and understand the values and principles of Agile
  • Learn practical Agile techniques
  • Understand Agile and the Kanban framework
  • Know how to transition your organisation to Agile

Topics Covered

  • Fundamentals of Agile
  • History of Agile
  • Agile values and principles
  • Identifying Agile frameworks such as Kanban and Scrum
  • Types of work and Classes of Service
  • Limiting work in process
  • Managing Flow
  • Planning and Forecasting
  • Budgets and Timelines
  • Effective requirements and documentation
  • Policies, Meetings and Cadences

Certification

Certificate of Attendance

Duration

2 days

FAQ

How long is the course?

For in class face to face training, the course is two full day. We start at 8:30 a.m. and finish at 4:30 p.m. Our live online training runs over 4 days from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

How big is a class?

The maximum number of delegates is 25. It allows for focused learning and in-depth discussions.

How have you prepared your training rooms in light of COVID-19?

Please watch our safety video showing how we have set up the training room for optimal safety
 

Can this course be done virtually?

Yes, we have virtual options available. Please refer to the location of the course to find available virtual and classroom dates.

Does the course include certification?

A certificate of attendance will be sent to you upon completion of the course.

Is this certification internationally recognized?

No. This course is not associated with any international certification body.

Is there an exam?

There is no exam, but you will receive a certificate of attendance. This is a highly interactive, practical course focused on building new skills.

Does price include VAT?

Yes. The price includes Value Added Tax. The price you see on the website is the price you will pay.

How can I pay?

You can pay via EFT or credit card. After you register and make your reservation, you will receive a quote/invoice with the banking details and credit card link.

Can my company pay for my training?

Absolutely. Connect us with your HR or Learning and Development department. If you see your company name in our “clients” section, it is excellent news – Think Agile is on your approved vendor list.

Can I cancel my booking?

You can cancel or reschedule for free up to 10 days before the course. After that, an additional R1500 fee is applicable. The reason is simple – we have already incurred costs (advertising, catering, venue hire). Also, you might be taking a spot from someone else.

Who Should Attend

  • Project Managers
  • Managers
  • Team Members
  • Leaders
  • Marketing Executives
  • Sales / Account Managers
  • Human Resource Executives

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