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Workshop Increasing Organizational Agility with Retrospectives with Ben Linders Training
12 Apr 2016
Adopting agile often doesn't go as smoothly as expected in an organization. Becoming agile is a learning process which requires that you reflect regularly and adopt your way of working. Retrospective facilitators need to have a toolbox of retrospective exercises and the skills to design and lead valuable agile retrospectives. The workshop Increasing Organizational Agility with Retrospectives provides solutions for reflection and improvement across projects and organizations, and explores how retrospectives can be used for successful agile adoption at all levels in the organization to increase agility.
Agile retrospectives are mostly known as a technique for a team to reflect and learn at the end of each iteration (see the workshop Valuable Agile Retrospectives for Teams). This workshop build on this and takes retrospectives to the organizational level. You will learn how to scale agile retrospectives, doing them with multiple teams from a project, product or organization. Explore ways how retrospectives can be used to share learnings and align the way of working in the whole organization.
The best way to learn retrospectives is through experience, by doing them yourself and participating in retrospectives. In this workshop you will practice facilitation skills with different retrospective exercises from the Retrospective Exercises Toolbox. You will learn how you can introduce and improving retrospectives in your organization. You will also learn to do agile self-assessments and readiness checks and to design and facilitate retrospectives that help organizations to increase their agility and become more agile and lean.
What will you get out of the workshop Increasing Organizational Agility with Retrospectives
How to scale retrospectives in the organization over multiple teams
Understanding how retrospectives can be used to do continuous improvement and improve organizational agility
Establishing pre-requirements for effective retrospectives in the organization
Advanced facilitation skills for doing effective and efficient retrospectives
Approaches to improve the usage and results of retrospectives
This workshop is intended for:
Agile coaches and change agents
Scrum masters and retrospective facilitators
Team, product or project managers
Anybody involved in retrospectives
Attendant should have basic knowledge about agile retrospectives and some experience with facilitating retrospectives (to learn the basics you can attend the workshop Valuable Agile Retrospectives for Teams which is given on April 11).
Attendant of this workshop will receive a free copy of the ebook Getting Value out of Agile Retrospectives in English or a copy of a translated edition.
The rates for the class
*Includes: 1 day of class attendance for one person, materials, meals. *Does not include main conference program (April/8-9).
- If you are a conference attendee your rate is 250 EUR
- If you are not attending conference your rate is 350 EUR before 1st of March
- If you are not attending conference your rate is 450 EUR as regular price
A discount is available if you combine this workshop with the workshop Valuable Agile Retrospectives for Teams which is given on April 11.
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