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Online - Hands on Agile for Leaders

For leaders who want to understand how agile organisations design and deliver services

Description

This Scottish Digital Academy course explores how agile concepts and techniques support the delivery of public services in complex environments. This online interactive course uses a combination of facilitated discussions and interactive activities.

Outcomes

By the end of the course you will be able to:

• explain and promote the values and principles of agile ways of working
• be the role model for the culture and leadership that supports agile working
• recognise and respond to complex and emergent problems
• identify next steps

Eligibility

This course is open to individuals who are heading up or leading elements of a digital transformation programme in public or third sector. We particularly welcome applications from senior leaders in the following categories:

• working as a departmental or programme head with responsibility for one or more agile delivery teams
• in a business function that interacts with or supports agile delivery teams such as HR, communications or finance functions
• in a technical leadership role such as Director of IT, Chief Technical Officer, Chief Digital Officer or Chief Information Officer

Format

  • 15 minute coaching session prior to the course start date to make sure you have access to the relevant tools to participate
  • Duration: 12 hours (6 hours per day)
  • Regular breaks during training
  • Online delivery 

Equipment Needed

  • Laptop, desktop, or tablet that can access Zoom (preferably access to 2 devices)
  • Google account (recommended)
  • Smartphones not suitable 

 

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