Introducing the New Lean and Agile Curriculum
In response to the trends we are seeing with Agile adoption, as well as what we are hearing from our clients, Strategy Execution is refreshing its entire Agile curriculum to educate and provide support to clients, whether they are moving towards an Agile/Lean or hybrid project management environment, or whether they are seeking to improve their current performance. In addition to education, we are offering ongoing support programmes specific to the individual clients’ needs as they transition to Agile, including, but not limited to, set-up support, coaching and on-going guidance.
Fundamentals of Lean and Agile (1 day)
A foundational exploration of what it means to be Lean and Agile. In this course, attendees not only learn the value and basics of Lean and Agile execution – they will also learn many of the necessary “other” elements of any successful Lean and Agile environment. The curriculum includes overviews on Lean and Agile philosophy, myths and how they work together, overviews on both iterative and continuous delivery methods, overviews on Scrum and Kanban and overviews on how Lean and Agile work is generated, valued, sized and represented; all of which contribute to a clear understanding of the Lean and Agile universe in preparation for more advanced concepts and techniques. Learn more about Fundamentals of Lean and Agile.
Iterative Delivery with Scrum and Kanban (1 day)
An activity-driven course for teams and leaders of teams demonstrating how to perform Iterative Delivery of work using Scrum and Kanban. The course provides specific learning and application-based experience wielding Scrum and Kanban to complete deliverables during the class. Iterative Delivery is one two principle methods of delivering work in a Lean and Agile manner and blends well with project-based work efforts. This course requires foundational knowledge of Lean and Agile. Learn more about Iterative Delivery with Scrum and Kanban.
Continuous Improvement with Lean and Kanban (1 day)
An activity-driven course for teams and leaders of teams demonstrating how to perform Continuous Improvement of work using Lean and Kanban. The course provides specific learning and application-based experience wielding Lean and Kanban to complete deliverables during the class. Continuous Improvement is one of two principle methods of delivering work in a Lean and Agile manner and blends well with continuous-flow work efforts. This course requires foundational knowledge of Lean and Agile. Learn more about Continuous Improvement with Lean and Kanban.
Lean and Agile Project Management (2 days)
An activity-driven course that teaches participants how to promote value-based, high-quality, accelerated delivery of projects in a sustainable manner. The course details the role and responsibilities of a Product Owner and how other roles in the project and portfolio space collaborate and work together in a Lean and Agile environment. This course addresses expectations of the Product Owner and other roles related to portfolio management, requirements gathering, project planning, valuating, estimating and other activities. This course requires foundational knowledge of Lean and Agile and at least one of the two principle Lean and Agile delivery methods. Learn more about Lean and Agile Project Management.
Fundamentals of DevOps (2 days)
An intermediate level foundational course that discusses how development and operations teams work better together to improve quality and speed of delivery through continuous delivery. Course assumes foundational elements of Lean and Agile, Continuous Delivery and Kanban are known. DevOps Deep Dive Workshop (3-5 days) An advanced hybrid workshop designed for participants from both development and operations to build a plan which creates a system which iteratively and continuously improves the flow of work from development and operations to its desired end while minimising the risk to current and near-term commitments and deliverables. Learn more about Fundamentals of DevOps.