Agile 101 : The Agility Mindset

This agile fundamentals training offers a solid background to convert into agility. It combines the agility basic concepts, practical examples, case studies, and a set of tools. These tools will be used during and after the course by participants

The Agile Fundamentals Training: 

Building an agile mindset is not a simple decision that a manager wakes up in the morning and make. the agility mindset is a philosophy of seeing things differently. 
This agile fundamentals training offers a solid background to convert into agility. It combines the agility basic concepts, practical examples, case studies, and a set of tools. These tools will be used during and after the course by participants.
This agile fundamentals training is vital on its own. It helps managers, supervisors, and leaders build and develop their agility mindset. 
Agility is important without doubt but here are 10 Reasons Why Should Organizations Adopt Agile Methods.


Businesses should always look for ways to improve organizational performance. Agile practices can help with flexibility, implementation, quality, and more. Agile serves as a tool to deliver quality products and services on time, through project management methods. The following improvements can be accomplished when adopting Agile methods;

  1. Better Productivity and Customer Service: Businesses require a continuing and consistent strategy to achieve better client service and business results. The Agile method helps teams become productive through more effective communication, expanded collaboration, and improved focus on customer requirements.

  2. Improved Quality: In an Agile environment, quality assurance specialists across the enterprise tend to correspond more closely. This helps to improve analysis, working techniques, and final product quality to increase customer value.

  3. More Enhanced Performance: Agility mindset demands teams around the organization to act. They should develop and provide products or services faster to customers through quick release cycles. The Agile method also helps to improve individual performance and guarantees that results are more in line with client expectations.

  4. More Focused Strategic alignment: Organizations must improve their strategic alignment to maximize the values. Rapidly changing business environments demands innovation and creativity. Following an Agile approach to all areas of business ensures there is sufficient alignment with wider goals.

  5. Higher Employees Morale: The very nature of the Agile method is created to keep the team excited. They should be looking forward about the challenges ahead. This allow team members to become instrumental in showing greater coordination between team members, which eventually stimulates better business performance.

  6. Risk Reduction: The Agile approach allows reducing risk. Sprints include Agile practices and methods such as sprint review and the sprint retrospective. These methods provide periodic feedback. Which will help preventing deviations between the predicted and the completed results and entitle for fast lesson identification and learning.

  7. A Better Capacity Planning: Agile acts as an enabler to ensure that there is an improved emphasis on priorities. Ensuring that teams concentrate time and energy on high priority tasks to remain on the right path.

  8. Improving Technical Skills: The Agile method, when adopted and executed correctly, allows team members to invest professionally. Thus, create quality work rather than just finishing the tasks. When an organization adopts Agile methods. it will deliver a top-quality product or service, it also helps to sharpen sound technical skills.

  9. More Accurate Predictions: Clients are commonly concerned about the accuracy of their Predictions. They anticipate their vendors and contractors to keep their commitments. With an Agile method, teams can design, coordinate, and provide services with greater Prediction abilities and an improved level of commitment.

  10. Better Project Visibility: Visibility is important to allow individuals and teams to adjust quickly to changes. In the absence of project visibility, it is challenging to track and measure productivity improvements. Teams and leaders of an organization both must know where they are focusing. In short, client value can solely be attained by increasing team and leadership visibility by establishing and executing an Agile approach. 


Targeted Audience for This Agile 101 Training 

  • Supervisors.

  • Managers.

  • Leaders.

  • Agile Team Members.

  • Anyone who aims to become an Agile Coach.

  • Anyone who aims to build Agility Mindset.

  • Targeted Organizational Departments For Agile 101.

  •  Any organizational department.


Targeted Industries For Agile 101

  • Any Sector or Industry.


Learning Impact and Outcomes of Agile 101

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

  • Understand and apply the agile concepts.

  • Follow a step by step approach towards agile management.

  • Use every tool in the Agile toolbox effectively.

  • Create their adaptive agile mindset.

  • Create an agile performance framework to plan and manage projects.


Training Methodology for Agile 101Training Course:

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 

  • Agility Mindset Worksheet.

  • Agile Kanban Board.

  • Agile Kick-Off Checklist.

  • Agile Roadmap sheet.

  • Agile Softwares List.

  • User Story Templet.

  • Burn down Chart Templet.

  • Velocity Chart Template.

  • (7) Product Roadmap Templets.

  • (7) Case Studies on Agile management.

  • BCG Case Study on Agile transformation Leadership.


Course Agenda:


Day (1) Agile Fundamentals Training

  • What is Agile?

  • How Agile is Different?

  • The Agile principles, and background.

  • Agile Key Concepts, Team, Tool Box.

  • Adopting Agility mindset.


Day (2) Agile Methods

  • Agile Rituals and 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) Agile Change Management

  • Agile in Marketing.

  • Agile in Human Resources Management.

  • Agile in Manufacturing.

  • Agile and Leadership.

  • Agile in Healthcare.

  • Brainstorming and Workshop.


Day (4) Servant Leadership Agile

  • Agile Leadership Meaning.

  • Agile Leadership Principles.

  • From Modern to Agile Leadership.

  • Agile leadership principles

  • From Agile to Lean-Agile Leadership.


Day (5) Becoming An Agile Coach

  • Agile Team Definition.

  • Building Your Agile Team.

  • Top Skills to Build an agile team.

  • Leaving Titles Behind.

  • Establishing accountability and culture.