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Certified Agile Leadership 1 Workshop (CAL) - Austin

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Agile Velocity Office

8140 N. Mopac Blvd

Building 4, Suite 140

Austin, TX 78759

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According to the latest “State of Agile” report, survey respondents point to executive sponsorship and their ongoing support as key to implementing and scaling agility. Alongside teams moving forward to a more agile and modern way of working, managers, directors, and the C-suite should consider improving their leadership skills in order to encourage speed, flexibility, and innovation.

The Certified Agile Leader I (CAL-1) class teaches leaders how to use Agile principles in their day-to-day interactions with colleagues and team members and how to become an effective change agent and guiding force. This class is for leaders who are committed to implementing strategies and building a culture that will allow their organization to be successful in a volatile market.

Learning Objectives

Results-focused Agile Leadership

How to use Agile to guide personal and professional interactions for successful outcomes

Agile Maturity Model

A model for enhancing growth in leadership skills and a way to nurture an agile mindset

Powerful Change Management Framework

A proven transformation framework that’s focused on reaching business results quickly with less risk

Strategies For Scaling Agility

Techniques for scaling Agile practices and culture across the enterprise

Historical Context

Background of current business trends and its relationship to business agility.

Agenda

Day 1: Personal Agile Leadership

  • Learn trends driving the need for business agility within a global context
  • Understand the 3-Stage Leadership Agility® Model that fosters personal leadership skills
  • Ways to increase employee engagement

Day 2: How To Lead An Agile Organization

  • Learn a powerful change management and transformation framework
  • Explore ways to scale Agile practices across the enterprise
  • Investigate how organizational culture and structures impact business agility, speed, innovation, and collaboration
  • Evaluate multiple case studies of real organizations with different cultures who are applying various structures to drive effective and sustaining change with positive results
  • Reflect and share participant organizational cultures and structures in comparison to these case studies and other participant models

At the end of the two-day course, participants will have learned skills and models needed to lead an Agile transformation and become a change agent in the organization. The CAL-1 credential is received upon successful completion of the 2-day course. This class is worth 16 SEU’s and/or PDU’s. Learn how to claim them on our FAQ page.


About the Instructor

Brad Swanson, Certified Scrum Trainer® (CST)

Brad Swanson is a Certified Agile Leadership (CAL) Educator, and Certified Leadership Agility® 360 Coach. He has coached leaders from non-profits to global enterprises through Agile transformation and personal leadership development. Brad is also a Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Trainer® (CST®)and Certified Enterprise Coach® (CEC) who has coached and trained thousands of people since 2009.

Brad previously worked in the software industry as a Vice President and Director. Brad is former President of Agile Denver, a speaker at international conferences, and also serves as an Associate Board Member for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Denver.

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