coaching / consultancy / process audits

agile methods, scrum, kanban, extreme programming, project management,
process audits, agile development, leadership, agile & enterprise coaching, transformations

I help companies and individuals to be more successful.

Teaching teams and their managers how to be more efficient, how to provide better quality, and how to communicate and organize teams so that people have fun, they are motivated and have high commitment.

I help them to find out how to handle customer relationship so that customer satisfaction is much higher than it used to be.

Certifications Agile Scrum Coaching Leadership

Agile is not only a new methodology, it's a culture which is hard to implement if you haven't experienced it yourself. I had implemented it many times already, in many different companies, so I can help you to implement it in your environment, the way you need it.

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Project managementAgile methodsScrum processKanbanAgile communicationCompany strategy and cultureCoachingChange managementLearning organizationHR strategyCommunication, and negotiationPersonal grow

Zuzana Šochová

Zuzana “Zuzi” Šochová is an independent Agile coach and trainer and a Certified Scrum Trainer with more than twenty years of experience in the IT industry. She started with Agile and Scrum back in 2005, when she was implementing Agile methods in a large USA corporation. From that time, she has been credited with Agile transformation and implementation for many companies and teams around the world. 

As a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) with Scrum Alliance, Zuzi has trained thousands of ScrumMasters and Product Owners. By creating and sustaining Agile leadership, Zuzi believes the worlds of work and life can be made happier and more successful.

She is an author of The Great Scrum Master: #ScrumMasterWay book (Addison-Wesley Signature Series (Cohn)) and The Agile Leader (Addison-Wesley, 2020) books, and inventor of the #ScrumMasterWay concept.

She is a member of the Board of Directors of Scrum Alliance.

She is a founder of the Agile Association (Agilni Asociaceagilniasociace.cz) Czech Republic, organizing the Agile Czech community and annual Agile Prague Conference (agileprague.com). She is a regular speaker at international conferences.

Zuzana Šochová - Agile and Scrum workshops and trainings

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References - Agile Coaching, Trainings and Workshops

Agile transformation, consultancy, agile coachingtrainings and workshops, open and company trainings focused on  Agile methods, Kanban and Scrum process in software companies, banks, insurance companies, plants, telecommunications, marketing agencies, ...

AcisionHPAVGT-MobileLMCKBČSOBKBCCleverlanceDirect PojišťovnaČeská SpořitelnaKerioKrosSun MicrosystemsMatherRockwell AutomationAutodeskCAWall Street SystemsEtneteraSeznam.czCentrum.czŠkoda autoPosAmComGateDlubalPrins SoftwareGMC Software TechnologyIDCAsekolProfinitDHISimplewayBluelinkMediatelAdastraK2 AtmitecNexum TrilogMagicWareAtlas CopcoDoxologicUSU SoftwareESETDHLCEZKvadosTescoSWScanservice
...and many more corporations and small companies and their employees in the Czech Republic or abroad - i.e.  USA, Germany, UK, The Netherlands, Latvia, Estonia, Vietnam, India, Slovakia, ....
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Reference - Direct

Direct PojistovnaPavel Teichman"Zuzi has become essential during our change in agile and open team-oriented company. Above all I appreciate her caring approach, enthusiasm and practical experience in agile methods.

Now, for us Agile and Scrum are not only some methods, but a set of principles which help us to be successful in the highly competitive and dynamic environment."
 

IS Development Manager at Direct Pojišťovna

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Reference - Kros

“At our company, Kros, we have kept an eye on agile methods and especially Scrum for a long time, but nobody really believed that it could actually work. How can we just let people choose what they want to do and how much they want to do! How are we going to plan? (To tell the truth our planning has been very unreliable up till now.) How are we going to know if people are working enough?

Kros

In the end we told ourselves we would give it a try, and after an initial partial success, we had all the developing teams involved in the development in accordance with Scrum.  Zuzka helped us at our regular meetings by giving feedback and suggestions for further improvements of our work. Today, after nearly a year of operation, there is still room for improvement, but we know for sure that we managed to solve three major problems that we had had - the quality of products delivered to customers, scheduling and estimating the range of tasks that can be accomplished in a given period, and last but not least, we have supported our teams, for which the scrum was a new incentive to improve their work, the work conditions, mutual relations and gave them satisfaction from success.

Janka Haderková, Head of development economic programs, Kros

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News

ICP-ACC - ICAgile Certified Professional in Agile Coaching - training in Prague on 18-19 September 2024

Date: 18-19 September 2024

Duration: 2 days

Early bird price: 23 000 CZK plus VAT (21%) valid until  30 days before the start of the training

Regular price: 28 000 CZK plus VAT (21%) otherwise

Place: Prague, Czech Republic

Language: English

Training is delivered by John Barratt accredited ICAgile trainers.

LeSS - Certified Large-Scale Scrum Practitioner training back in Prague on 17-19 October 2023

Are you working in a Scrum environment and are you interested in how to introduce Scrum to multiple teams? Do you want to know more about organizational change, lean, system thinking, and advanced practices?

Join Jurgen De Smet, certified LeSS trainer, for his LeSS - Certified Large-Scale Scrum Practitioner training on 17-19 October 2023 in Prague. In this 3 days class, you will learn a lot about Scrum, scaling, lean thinking, systems thinking, product ownership, Huge Scrum, and many more. Training is in English, in person, and you can register here.

Training is confirmed!

A-CSPO Advanced Certified Scrum Product Owner training - November 9-10, 2023 in English

The A-CSPO Advanced Certified Scrum Product Owner is a workshop where you can leverage your Product Owner skills. You will practice Agile product ownership and become more familiar with the Product Owner role.

After completing CSPO - Certified Scrum Product Owner certification the journey of great Product Owner is just starting. The A-CSPO is the next education step that can help you to become The Great Product Owner. Join me during this workshop and learn more about the Product Owner role.

The workshop will be delivered online on November 9-10, 2023 and will be facilitated in English. Register here. If you have any question feel free to contact me.

A-CSM Advanced Certified ScrumMaster training - November 7-8, 2023 in English

The A-CSM Advanced Certified ScrumMaster is a workshop where you can leverage your ScrumMaster skills. You will practice Agile facilitation, Agile coaching to become more familiar with  ScrumMaster  role.

After completing CSM - Certified ScrumMaster certification the journey of great ScrumMaster is just starting. The A-CSM is the next education step which can help you to become The Great ScrumMaster. Join me during this my workshop and learn more about #ScrumMasterWay concept and my path to become the Great ScrumMaster.

The workshop will be delivered online on November 7-8, 2023 and will be facilitated in English. Register here. If you have any question feel free to contact me.

Trainings: CSM, CSPO, and CAL in September 2023 in English and online

We have planned three Agile and Scrum training for September 2023: CSM - Certified ScrumMaster, CSPO - Certified Scrum product Owner, and CAL1/E+O Certified Agile Leadership. All trainings will be in English and delivered online (Zoom platform).

The exact training days will be: CSM on September 5-6, 2023, CSPO on September 7-8, 2023, and CAL on September 21-22, 2023.

You can register here and discount early bird price is available till 30 days before the training.