Is Agile Right for Your Business?
Before you go any further, it’s important to consider if Agile is the right next step for your business.
It’s likely that the answer is “yes”, as Agile will benefit almost any business. To understand why, we recommend taking a look at the “Agile & Your Team” tab below to learn more.
Who Attends this Introduction to Agile?
This course is available for in-house bookings only, where we deliver training exclusively to your team.
Anyone who works on projects in your business should attend this training.
It’s also a great move to have senior management and directors attend. The more people who understand the Agile approach you’ll be adopting, the more effective it will be.
Introduction to Agile: Public Courses
If you would like to attend an introductory Agile course as an individual, our Agile Foundation Course is a great option.
This 1-day online workshop gives you a practical, foundational understanding of Agile with the option to progress to certification if you wish.
Key Benefits of this Introduction to Agile Course
This Introduction to Agile Course benefits your team and your business in many ways. Here are 6 key benefits you’ll gain through running this course:
- Understanding of Agile
Over the 2 days of this course, we cover a broad spectrum of Agile knowledge. Participants will gain a strong foundation in understanding Agile.
- Adaptable Agile Skills
The versatile skills your team will gain as a result of this training can be adapted and applied to various different kinds and sizes of projects.
- Consistent Skills and Knowledge
By choosing an in-house training programme, you’ll guarantee that your team receive a consistent standard of training. They will gain the same skill-set, terminology, and scope of knowledge.
You’ll also enjoy the benefit of customisation that comes with in-house training. We’ll take the basic course content and adjust the focus to be relevant to your daily business and projects.
In-house is a very convenient method of training delivery as it works around the most suitable time for your team. You select training dates that slot easily into your business calendar.
- Options for Certification
This is a practical, non-certified course. However, we do offer progression workshops towards Agile certification if this is a priority for you and your team.
Get a Quote
If you think this workshop would be a good fit for your organisation, we would love to hear from you.
Get in touch with our team by phone (Freephone 1800 910 810 and Dublin 01 861 0700) or online using the “Get a Quote” button below.
About this Introduction to Agile Course
How is this course delivered?
This is a workshop-style course, delivered with a blend of theoretical and interactive learning. It’s a 2-day course, delivered in our live virtual classroom format.
Live virtual classroom training enables your team to join real-time, trainer-led sessions online.
If social distancing allows, we can deliver training in person at your premises, or a venue chosen by you.
What are the training objectives?
- To provide participants with a knowledge of Agile origins, principles, and practices.
- That each participant will leave feeling capable to apply the techniques they learn to projects in your business.
What is covered during this training?
We have listed the module headings for this workshop below. You can read a detailed course outline by viewing or downloading our PDF brochure.
- Agile Origins and Principles
- Value-Driven Delivery
- Stakeholder Engagement
- Team Performance
- Adaptive Planning
- Problem Detection and Resolution
- Continuous Improvement
Begin Planning Your Workshop
Get in touch with our experienced Agile training consultants to start planning your Agile Introduction Workshop. We can advise on how this workshop will work best for your business and your team.
Call us at Freephone 1800 910 810 and Dublin 01 861 0700, or click the “Get a Quote” button below to request your custom quotation.
Agile & Your Team
Is Agile Right for Your Team and Your Business?
Agile is an approach to managing projects that benefits businesses and project teams of all sizes, and in every sector.
It’s most likely that Agile is a good fit for your team, but let’s take a look at some Agile characteristics to consider when deciding on the next steps for your team.
- Changing Requirements
Do your projects tend to have hard-to-define or regularly changing requirements? Agile is designed to respond to change with ease.
- Early Value Delivery
If you would like to deliver value early to your stakeholders – and regularly throughout a project cycle – then Agile is the right approach for your business.
- Team Roles & Responsibilities
Agile places great value on clearly defined team roles and a sense of ownership and responsibility to drive the enthusiasm and productivity of a project forward.
- Greater Control
All elements of Agile contribute to a greater degree of control over your project. Communication is clearer and more frequent. Priorities are continuously reviewed.
The phased approach to handling your project makes it easier to spot any potential risks or productivity blocks.
Advice on Agile
If you’re wondering whether Agile would be a good approach for your organisation’s projects, we can help.
Our training consultants have plenty of Agile knowledge and can offer guidance on the wisest option for your team and your business.
Contact us by phone (Freephone 1800 910 810 or Dublin 01 861 700) or by using the “Get a Quote” button below.
Introduction to Agile Course: Frequently Asked Questions
Do my team need Agile or project management experience for this training?
No previous experience is needed for this workshop.
Although previous experience working with projects is always helpful, it’s definitely not essential.
Is this workshop available for individuals to attend?
No; this Introduction to Agile workshop is only available for in-house bookings. We do have two great options for those who would like to attend as individuals:
- Agile Foundation Course – a similar, uncertified introduction to Agile
- Agile Certified Course – a more in-depth Agile Course with international certification
Is Agile only useful in the IT sector?
As it began in software development teams, Agile is still often only associated with the IT sector, but nothing could be further from the truth.
Agile is used in almost every sector of business and industry. It’s an extremely versatile way to manage projects.
Can I offer Agile certification to my team?
Yes! This 2-day Introduction to Agile course is uncertified, but we can advise you on how to incorporate a certification option for your team.
How does in-house training work?
To get started, request a quotation online or call us at Freephone 1800 910 810. We will talk with you about your requirements, goals, and any challenges you would like to address.
We will then send you a tailored quotation, based on this consultation. Once you’re ready to schedule training, we will organise dates that work for your schedule.
Our trainer will come to your location anywhere in Ireland or deliver training online to your team.
If you have any other questions that we haven’t answered, or would like to request a quotation click below. We will respond with the information you need.