With the widespread adoption of agile project delivery methods within our organizations, project teams and project managers work in new, innovative ways to avoid waste and to be more flexible to changes raised during the project. Most agile training focuses on the project managers and the people on the team designing and building the deliverables. But where does that leave executives and senior managers? What are the benefits – and risks – of taking an agile delivery approach? What projects are best suited to agile methods, and what are the implications for project governance processes? And finally, what are the lessons learned by other organizations that have tried to adopt agile and how do we avoid reinventing the wheel?
This one-day course helps executives and senior managers answers these common questions through a series of lectures, group discussions, and case study activities.
To provide senior managers with the knowledge and skills to:
This course is aimed primarily at professionals looking to expand their skills set and make their summer as productive as possible, as well as recent graduates investigating their career options, looking to augment their skills and explore different industries.
There are no formal prerequisites.
Students of this course receive a course workbook including printouts of all course presentation materials and a copy of the Agile Glossary.