Agile Executive Overview

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This course is for both business and IT executives that are either taking over agile teams or beginning the transition to using an agile framework for project delivery. Training will focus on the role that executives and management fill in agile project delivery. An overview of the origins of agile will be provided as well as a summary of major agile practices. The course is formatted with equal parts discussion and lecture.


This course is intended for business executives and IT leaders with no previous experience or formal agile team training.
Course Duration:
1 Day


There are no prerequisites for this class.

Course Objectives:
  • Review the high-level concepts and principles of agile, lean and Scrum
  • Understand the role of executives and managers leading teams on agile projects
  • Learn the keys to success
Course Outline:
  • Agile Overview
    • The Agile Potential
    • Agile Overview
    • The Agile Manifesto
    • Agile is Not Enough
  • Scrum Overview
    • Roles and Responsibilities
    • How Scrum Works
    • Artifacts and Metrics
  • Lean Overview
    • Lean Thinking Introduction
    • Seven Principles of Lean Software Development
    • Seven Wastes
    • Key Techniques from Lean
    • Kanban
    • Kaizen
  • Keys to Success
    • Servant Leadership
    • Cultural Transformation
    • Applying Agile in Your Context
    • Scaled Agile Framework

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