Adaptive Leadership and Agile Management (10 Days)

This breakthrough leadership training course will define the agile leadership meaning. The course help participants to develop Agile leadership skills with confidence. It will equip participants with strategies to lead and manage a team and improve its performance, innovation and creativity

A Breakthrough Leadership Training 

Organization Agility has become a necessity in this rapidly changing world. Agility can only be achieved with a change agent who is expected to play beyond a simple managerial role.  
This breakthrough leadership training course will define the agile leadership meaning. The course help participants to develop Agile leadership skills with confidence. It will equip participants with strategies to lead and manage a team and improve its performance, innovation and creativity.

Agile Leadership Meaning:

Before executing the agile transformation across the team members, a leader has to recognize the markers that represent an agile leader. 

Generally, leadership nominees have been chosen because they’re good performers in their roles. However good performers in other places don’t necessarily have the features an organization needs in an agile leader. 

Rather, organizations seek to recognize leadership nominees who are qualified to adjust rapidly to changes, and who shows inquisitiveness. Those who are open-minded to innovation, and are effective communicators.
Organizations seek to help good performers to become agile leaders. So they locate prospects with good leadership qualities and provide the support to encourage the leadership traits. 
Human resources departments should work alongside learning and development units to design training programs for agile leaders' development. 
One of the most useful methods to generate agile leaders is by giving them enough time to understand the role. Following agile leaders after attending this Adaptive Leadership and Agile training program help leadership candidates learn agile behaviours in action. This is done throughout the diversified training approach this course offers.

Targeted Audience for This Adaptive Leadership and Agile Course.

  • Supervisors.
  • Managers.
  • Leaders.
  • Agile Team Members.
  • Anyone who aims to learn the interpersonal conflict resolution & the tools of persuasion.


Targeted Organizational Departments for the Adaptive Leadership and Agile Course

  •  Any organizational department.


Targeted Industries for the Adaptive Leadership and Agile Course

  • Any Sector or Industry.


Learning Impact and Outcome of the Adaptive Leadership and Agile Course:

By the end of this course participants will be able to:

  • Understand and apply the agile concepts.
  • Understand Traditional, Modern and Agile Leadership
  • Understand the Mastery, Autonomy and Purpose
  • Master the Key Activities of Agile leaders
  • Establish Accountability
  • Handle Conflict Effectively 
  • Solve Problems in a systematic Way
  • Make Decisions with confidence.
  • Enhance self and others’ creativity. 


Training Methodology:

This Agilent training is undertaken through lectures assisted by visual and audio tools.
Trainee participation is ensured through assignments, role-plays. Case studies also will be discussed to help the audience with the training content. Trainees are also encouraged to share their workplace experiences. Real life examples are discussed in detail by the trainer to enhance the learning by experience.

Course Toolbox 

  • Agile Worksheet 
  • Agile Kanban Board.
  • Agile Kick-Off Checklist.
  • Ishikawa and De Bono’s six thinking Hats Forms
  • SCAMPER Sheet
  • BCG Case Study on Transformative Leadership.
  • The Chimp Paradox sheet.
  • pre-persuasion checklist.

Course Agenda

Day (1) Agile 101

  • Agile 101

  • Agile is Different.

  • The Agile principles, and background.

  • Agile Key Concepts, Team, Tool Box.


Day (2) Agile Fundamentals Training

  • Agile Rituals and Agile Myths.

  •  Kanban Board Real Examples.

  • Agile Practical Training.

  • Step by Step Approach to start.

  • Understanding the Agile Roles.

  • Agile to Improve Business Performance.


Day (3) Leadership Agility

  • From Traditional to Agile Leadership Styles.

  • From Agile to Agile-Lean Leadership Styles.

  • Developing Teams.

  • Leaving Title Behind.


Day (4) Key Agile Leadership Practices

  • Divergent Vs. Convergent Thinking.

  • Three Steps Process for Collective Problem Solving.

  • Decision Making and the Six Thinking Hats.

  • SCAMPER Approach for Creativity.


Day (5) Five Components of Emotional Intelligence

  • Self Awareness.

  • Self Regulation.

  • Empathy.

  • Motivation.

  • Social Skills.

  • Handling Conflict With Emotional Intelligence.


Day (6) Interpersonal Conflict Resolution With Emotional Intelligence

  • Handling Conflict With Emotional Intelligence.

  • The Chimp Paradox and Handling Conflicts.  

  • Conflict Handling Styles.

  • Maintaining Assertiveness. 


Day (7) Persuasive Negotiation Skills

  • Reasons For Not Doing it.

  • Planning and Preparing Tradables.

  • Setting your Opening Offer.

  • The Common Tactics.

  • Integrating Tactics into A Strategy.


Day (8) The Agile Transformation Strategy

  • The Status Quo and Discovery Phase.

  • A Visionary Future State.

  • Strategy Towards The Future State.

  • Mapping The outcome.


Day (9) Communicate to Persuade

  • Principles of Persuasion.

  • Berlo’s Communication Model in Depth.

  • Understand the regime of Truth.

  • Barriers to Effective Communication.

  • The most Needed Communication Skills. 


Day (10) Persuasive Leadership.

  • Introduction to the art of persuasion.

  • Tools of Persuasion.

  • The persuasion myths.

  • The personality traits of persuaders.

  • The pre-persuasion checklist.

  • The pieces of persuasion framework.


Essential Approaches of Agile Leadership in the VUCA World

Agile leaders Communicate sincerely and transparently with their team members. They spend much effort clearing roadblocks to enable team members to achieve their day to day goals. Through effective communication, agile leaders can expect and remove obstacles to success. 
Agile leaders are constantly listening and monitoring. When a team member addresses a problem or leaders mark one that occurs repeatedly, they collect information from related stakeholders. This leads to innovating more satisfactory methods. 
Listening to the workforce in the frontline is the key to servant leadership. Agile leaders understand that pragmatic solutions come mainly from the individuals most discreetly familiar with them.
Agile leaders monitor external factors, too. They comprehend how shifts in the market, the economy, or public policies can impact the workplace. They repeatedly refer to strategic objectives for direction and reevaluate them continuously for relevance. Agile leaders thus are trained to act agilely to stay attentive to the client and team members' needs. 
The outcome is that organisations with truly agile leadership can adjust along with the VUCA world.
This course is also an adaptive leadership and agile course. It is different because there is a large section dedicated to the role of persuasive leadership. It will show the importance of persuasive leadership in both agile and non-agile organizations. 
This course will also Cover practical case studies, and creativity tools. It will discuss; ways of resolving conflict, tools of persuasion, and advanced communication Skills. Additionally, it focuses on the Emotional Intelligence key skills, agile change management, and interpersonal conflict resolution framework.