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Creating agile organziations

This workshop is designed to provide individuals with practical tools and approaches to support large-scale agile transformation efforts.

Creating agile organizations (CAO) can be a challenging task, requiring patience, humor, and long-term commitment. It can take many years to discover how to make agility work within your organization. However, once you have gone through this process, you should be better equipped to respond more efficiently to changing market conditions.

CAO Workshop overview

This workshop, based on the book “Creating Agile Organizations” by Ccesario Ramos and Ilia Pavlichenko, uses a mix of instruction and group activities. Participants learn to adopt agile at a large scale, avoid common mistakes, and use pracitical workhops formats to coach their organization in their journey.

In this 3-day workshop, participants explore how to guide an agile transformation and how to guide an agile organization re-design, from product definition, structure, roles and responsibilities to people practices.

In particular, we delve into ...

  • How to guide an organization re-design.
  • How to prepare your organization to successfully start your transformation.
  • How to successfully launch a group to work in the new organization design.
  • How to coach teams after group launch.
  • How to guide the product ownership at large scale.
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LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Explore how to facilitate workshops to support agile transformation.

Understand how to design an agile organization for adaptability and highest value delivery.

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Be ready to study system dynamics to define the products and prepare the organization for change.

Understand how to work with senior management in the transformation process.

Know how to launch and support the change with practical tools and techniques.

Workshop agenda

Who should attend?

The workshop is for change leads, coaches and scrum masters that want to learn practical tools and approaches to support a large-scale agile transformation effort.

Day 1: organization design

Designing for adaptability.

Flow efficiency v.S. Resource efficiency.

Organization structure: how to structure the product group and surrounding organizational units.

Processes & integration: how to coordinate and integrate across units.

People practices.

Day 2: preparing the organization

Adoption approach.

Coaching for change.

Understanding current reality.

Applying systems thinking to optimize for adaptability.

Defining your product.

12 organization design guides.

Designing your product group.

Day 3: launching a product group

Preparing the first iteration.

Guiding product ownership.

Team lift offs.

Guiding teams.

Designing your product group.

Certified – Creating Agile Organizations

All participants receive an Creating Agile Organizations certificate and get a copy of book: Creating Agile Organizations.

Locations

We provide courses all over the world. Find one that fits your agenda, or contact us for an in-house course for your team.

Training and certifications in Russia are not possible. Our hearts go out to all those affected by the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine. We are deeply troubled by the violence and its impact on innocent people.

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