Agile for Business

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Agile for Business

Navigate uncertainty with ease.

Learn how to adapt or expect, and then lead change.

Agile For Business is an interactive and engaging one day course that explores the foundational concepts of Agile, including the agile mindset, values and principles.

On completion of the program, participants will walk away understanding how to apply agile practices and rituals into their day to increase their productivity and ability to influence.

Why learn Agile?

Agile is a smarter way of working based on flexibility and collaboration, enabling you to deliver results quickly.

By understanding what agility means you’ll be able to:

  • Empower teams to rapidly develop products and services that customers love
  • Apply principles and tools to increase productivity
  • Utilise Agile rituals such as sprint planning, daily stand ups and sprint reviews

Book your place

  • 20/06/2018
  • Duration: 1-Day
  • Cost: $990.00
  • Full
  • 19/07/2018
  • Duration: 1-Day
  • Cost: $990.00
  • Full
  • 27/09/2018
  • Duration: 1-Day
  • Cost: $990.00
  • Full
  • 28/11/2018
  • Duration: 1-Day
  • Cost: $990.00
  • Open

Course overview

What you'll learn...

Day 1

  • Activity: meet and greet
  • Origins of agile
  • Agile manifesto
  • Activity: the agile mindset
  • Beyond software development
  • Agile collaboration techniques
  • From command and control to coach and support
  • Exercise: value driven planning
  • Activity: incremental development
  • Simulation: kanban board
  • Exercise: work-in-progress
  • Exercise: continuous improvement
  • Activity: retrospectives

NOTE: Courses can be customised to meet your business needs and delivered on site. Please contact courses@siliconblock.com.au for more information.

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NEXT PROGRAM
September 27, 2018


WHERE
Melbourne
9 Brighton Street, Richmond


TIME
2 days
Full time, 8 hours each day.


COST
$2,200 inc GST
Invoice or card accepted via Eventbrite.


Meet your instructor.

Murray Robinson

ICAGILE CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL

The ICAgile fundamentals course was developed by Murray Robinson, Chief Product Officer at IE Digital. Murray has more than 10 years experience as a hands-on agile practitioner in digital teams. He has successfully led IE’s agile transformation and implemented agile on projects for Seek, Telstra, Sensis, AXA, IE Digital, Toyota, APT, Sussan Group and BUPA.

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FAQ

The course format may vary slightly between the one day and two day courses. Supported by an instructor and a trainer, the participants work in teams of 5-6 people at Silicon Block HQ in Richmond.

The Silicon Block team is flexible on training locations and aims to find the solution that is best suited to your team. Please contact us at courses@siliconblock.com.au for more information on how we can meet your business needs. 

We aim to have a maximum of 20 attendees per course, this is the best way to support our learning by doing style of teaching. All of our courses are based around highly interactive, real life simulations that allow students to practice agile methods that they can apply immediately in their team.

Silicon Block can fill in the gaps in your agile knowledge and provide you with an internationally recognised agile certification. If you’re not sure about what course you should enroll in, please contact the team.

There is a lot more to agile than Scrum. Become a more effective agile practitioner by learning how to do customer personas and journey mapping, estimate work faster using affinity estimation, plan your work based on business value and manage your work using Kanban.

Companies are increasingly asking for Agile skills from their staff because they know it leads to more productive teams. A Silicon Block training course is an investment in your future that will pay back in greater career opportunities in the future. Companies are generally very supportive of requests for time to do agile training.

Companies value high quality agile training because they know it leads to more productive teams. A Silicon Block training course is an investment in your companies future that will pay back in greater team productivity and effectiveness. Companies are generally supportive of requests for budget to do agile training. Contact us and we will help you to explain the benefits of agile training to your HR manager.

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