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Agile Overview for Executives


Duration: 1 Day

Method: Instructor led

Price: $600.00

Course Code: AG1015


Business executives and IT leaders with no previous experience or formal agile team training.


This course is for both business and IT executives that are either taking over agile teams or beginning the transition to using an agile framework for project delivery. The primary focus of the training is on the role that executives and management fill in agile project delivery. This training also provides an overview of the origins of agile and highlights the major agile practices.


Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Review the high level concepts and principles of agile, lean and Scrum
  • Understand the role of executives and managers leading teams on agile projects
  • Learn the keys to success


There are no prerequisites for this class.


  • I. Agile Overview
    • The Agile potential
    • Agile Overview
    • The Agile Manifesto
    • Agile is Not Enough
  • II. Scrum Overview
    • Roles and Responsibilities
    • How Scrum Works
    • Artifacts & Metrics
  • III. Lean Overview
    • Lean Thinking Introduction
    • Seven Principles of Lean Software Development
    • Seven Wastes
    • Key Techniques from Lean
    • Kanban
    • Kaizen
  • IV. Keys to Success
    • Servant Leadership
    • Cultural Transformation
    • Applying Agile in Your Context
    • Scaled Agile Framework