Book The Great ScrumMaster: #ScrumMasterWay is available in the Chinese traditional language

I’m glad that my book The Great ScrumMaster: #ScrumMasterWay was officially translated into the Chinese language (Traditional Chinese) and is already available from September 2018. The publisher is “DrMaster Press Co., Ltd.” and you can buy at their online store.

LeSS - Certified Large-Scale Scrum Practitioner training in Prague on 24-26 October 2018

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 24-26 October 2018. 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 and you can register here.

The next CSPO - Certified Scrum Product Owner training in English in Prague is on September 20-21, 2018

The next CSPO - Certified Scrum Product Owner training in 2018 will be in Prague on September 20-21, 2018. Come to join me and to learn more about Product Ownership  and start your path to be great Product Owner. A unique experience in one of the nicest city in Europe

CAL1 - Certified Agile Leadership course

Certified Agile Leadership 1Certified Agile Leadership (CAL1) class brings awareness of Agile leadership thinking, focus, and behaviors and is a great way to start your journey of Agile Leader. It also brings a deeper understanding of how to get Agile and Scrum working in organizations. Participants will develop Agile leadership competency and maturity, which increases the effectiveness of a leader in a complex and rapidly changing environment. The class provides a balanced education, practice, and peer collaboration. Learn about different management styles and industry trends in modern management. Managers are key to successful Agile organization.

Register & Pay online for the class in Prague on 13-14 September 2018

Continue your Agile Leadership journey with the CAL2 program.

Certified Agile Leadership class is a great start for the managers and leaders of the Agile organization to stay competitive in an Agile environment. 

Agile Leadership concept by Zuzana Sochova

An Agile leader …

  • Operates effectively amid uncertainty, complexity, and rapid change
  • Is knowledgeable about Agile values, approaches, and practices
  • Surfaces more creative solutions through increased self-awareness, a growth mindset, and engaging others
  • Aligns and empowers teams toward delivering more customer value
  • Personally integrates feedback and experiments, and adapts their ways
  • Takes a collaborative continuous-improvement approach to organizational effectiveness
  • Catalyzes change in others and facilitates organizational change 
  • Get inspired how to apply modern Agile management

Agile Leadership class by Zuzana Sochova

At the end of class participants will…

  • Understand how to create modern Agile Organization
  • Get familiar with Agile Leadership concept
  • Gain experience with creation of Agile culture
  • Create steps to become great Agile Leader, and develop Agile management mindset

The Certified Agile Leadership program is intended for…

  • Executives, middle management, and other leaders with organizational influence
  • Leaders who support, lead or interact with Agile teams
  • Agile Coaches and experienced ScrumMasters
  • Any leader sponsoring, requesting, or involved with an Agile adoption within their organization

What you will receive

After the course you will get Certified Agile Leadership 1 certification issued by Scrum Alliance. The class is delivered by Certified Agile Leadership Educator (CST and/or CEC).

Agenda for the class

Day 1: Agile Leader Competencies

Why Agile is everywhere
Discuss trends in management, go through a history of organizational structures and explain the context for Agile transformation, organization, and culture.

What kind of leader are you
Discover Agile Leader competencies. Discuss strengths and opportunities for yourself and your organization. How to develop Agile management mindset.

Understand dynamics of Agile Organization and its culture
Reflect on different leadership models, how they influence the organization and its culture. Define Agile Organization, and discuss how you can measure Agile transformation.

Share & learn from others
Evaluate case studies of several agile organizations. Discuss with others their structures and cultures in reflection with the case studies. 

Day 2: Agile Leadership Model

System view
Experience the system dynamics and behavior. Understand the organization as a system. Apply it to the context of your organization.

Get Awareness
Observe what is happening around you in your organization. Listen to the voice of the system and feel the energy of it. Reflect.

Embrace it 
Apply the organizational structure and culture models to organizations you know. Deep dive into culture and structure models.

Act Upon  
Understand the complexity of the change. Get ready to influence the organization through yourself, others and the system.

References

"I really enjoyed the course. The class was very informative. It gave me a very good understanding of who the Agile leader is and what values should follow. Zuzi is a great trainer and I loved her way of explaining by visual, colorful pictures. She gives a lot of examples and is very knowledgeable. I enjoyed the team exercises." (Karolina Kurdybacha - Product Owner)

"The teacher was awesome! Concepts were explained in detail with lots of examples."

"The content was valuable, and Zuzi's instruction style was very engaging and interactive, so I gained a lot more working knowledge of Agile leadership and how to apply what I've learned in my organization."
 
"Trainer Zuzi was very good and the course helped me build on my existing knowledge base, with the added bonus of actually having a chance to become certified. I wish more people from my organization could/would take a course like this."

"Helped me to quickly grasp the concepts of Agile leadership and the role of the leader in the Agile organization."

"Very happy with the experience in the class."

"Very informative, hands-on class."

"Easy to understand practical exercises."

Agile Leadership class by Zuzana Sochova

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