To become a great ScrumMaster is a journey. A journey filled with leaning and gathering experiences. I wrote about my journey the book The Great ScrumMaster: #ScrumMasterWay where I described my path and my milestones I have to pass. I sharing my knowledge not only in the book but in workshops and trainings as well.
If you are already working as ScrumMaster and you are already experienced, why not to push your knowledge on the next level. Just for you, I prepared the A-CSM Advanced Certified ScrumMaster workshops. You can join me in 2019 in the following places:
- Boston, MA, USA (15-16 August 2019)
- Prague, Czech Republic (25-26 September 2019)
- Vienna, Austria (18-19 November 2019)
- New York, NY, USA (12-13 December 2019)
All trainings are on-site and facilitated by me. Grab the seat and register just now.
The next CSPO - Certified Scrum Product Owner training in English in Prague is on September 23-24, 2019
The next CSPO - Certified Scrum Product Owner training in 2019 will be in Prague on September 23-24, 2019. Come to join me and to learn more about Product Ownership and start your path to be the great Product Owner. A unique experience in one of the nicest city in Europe.
You can get early bird price if you register until August 23, 2019.read more
We are preparing the next run of CAL - Certified Agile Leadership I in Prague. The class will be on 19-20 September 2019 in English. It's just after the annual Agile Prague conference. The training is focused on building a modern Agile Organization and to support the personal growth of Agile leaders, emphasizes the right culture of the self-organization, ownership, and responsibility while keeping safety and trust as a prerequisite. Agile leadership is one of the critical aspects of every successful Agile transformation in any organization.
You can get early bird price if you register until August 19, 2019, or check the discounted combo with Agile Prague conference registration,read more
Workshop Agile Leadership and Self-organization - Andrea Provaglio
Date: June 19, 2015
Duration: 1 day
Price: 8400 CZK, excl. VAT
Place: Prague, Czech Republic
The role of leaders and managers has changed from the models we got used to in "traditional" project management, and so has the way development teams work to generate business value.
Self-organization is an elusive management concept (how can we organize something that is supposed to organize itself?) which has profound business and organizational implications.
It taps into the collective intelligence of the team, so that people can come up with better solutionsin a shorter time; it distributes control, to avoid decisional bottlenecks and let the project move faster; it relies on the socio-relational skills of the team, but it also relies on transparency, clearprocesses and shared goals to define the boundaries of delegation; and the greater autonomy promotes engagement and team learning.
Agile leaders who really understand these dynamics will take care of facilitating the value stream(represented by the development teams) by providing the necessary support and resources; they will provide guidance and a shared goal by sharing the "why"and the "what", with more trust and less control on "how" that goal should be achieved; and they will be able to create an ecosystem where the business advantage of effective self-organization can manifest.
Effective self-organization changes the leader/team dynamics and the teammate/teammate ones. To reap the full benefits of Agile and Lean you need to understand these subtle dynamics and be able to implement them effectively in your organization.
- Increase the productivity of your teams by greater participation and simpler decision-making processes
- Create a learning environment where knowledge is shared, and reduce the risk of operational bottlenecks
- Promote alignment to the organization’s business goals and get more focus on the most valuable activities
- Leverage diversity (gender, nationality, background, personality, etc.) to create smarter and more efficient teams
- Understand and manage the cultural blocks to self-organization, such as: blaming culture; fear of responsibility; fear of losing status; personal and unconscious agendas; guidance vs. command
- Get involved in practical, guided exercises that you can later use in your own organization
Who This Is For
- Team Leaders
- Team Members
- Scrum Masters
- Agile Coaches
- Project Managers
- Product Managers
- IT Executives
- The business case for self-organization
- Self-organization fundamentals: transparency and trust
- Seeding a local culture: working agreements and visualization tools
- Diversity as a success factor for smarter teams
- Improving communication, participation and commitment
- Promoting engagement through autonomy and mastery
- How self-organization differs in co-located and distributed teams
- Identity, Personal Responsibility and gratitude as catalyzers for self-organization
- Moving out of a blaming culture and of personal agendas
- A leader's systemic view of self-organizing teams
- Feedback loops in self-organizing teams: Inspect and Adapt
- Understanding the Value Stream
- Managers as leaders, facilitators and enablers
- Co-creating and aligning to shared goals
- Positioning leaders at the proper guidance level
- The mechanisms for safe and effective delegation
- Turning conflict into learning opportunities
The duration of the workshop is one day. It will be at Prague on June 19, 2015 in English.