Becoming A True Agile Team(TM), March 25, SLC, Heritage Gardens, Wednesday, 25. March 2020

Becoming a True Agile Team™
Who This Class Is For:

Anyone who wants to contribute to building and sustaining a team that enthusiastically embraces the principles of Agile, regardless of your job title or industry

Agile is built upon a foundation of cross-functional, self-organizing, and self-managing teams. Learn the meanings behind these terms, why they are absolutely essential to team success, and how you go about developing them. This class is designed to help foster and support fully accountable True Agile Teams from the ground up. In this class, you will learn how to guide your team through the fundamentals of forming, storming, and norming. You will leave with a clear path toward unprecedented job satisfaction and productivity for everyone on your team.
Learning Objectives:
As a students of Becoming a True Agile Team™, we want to...

Examine the lifecycle of a team, so that we can understand where our team currently resides.
Explore the differences between a workgroup and a team, so that we can understand which one we are currently and whether changes are necessary to become the other.
Clarify our working agreements, so that our team can agree on the rules of engagement that bind us.
Define our team’s core values, so that our team can shape and share our team’s culture.
Explore our shaping stories, so that we can learn how the past has influenced our values, attitudes, standards, and beliefs.
Examine our team members’ personalities, so that we can relate to one another more empathically and more strategically.
Understand what it means to be a “T-shaped” individual, so that each team member can contribute best to the success of our team.
Uncover our individual strengths, so that we can best utilize them to ensure our happiness and increase the overall productivity of the team.
List the differences between introverts and extroverts, so that we can effectively harness the power of each.
Compare and contrast generational values, so that our team can better understand how to relate to one another.
Explore the common pitfalls of intra-team communication, so that our team can learn to avoid them.
List the benefits of effective swarming, so that our team can accomplish more together and vastly improve the quality of our work.
Understand Agile practices for hiring, so that we strengthen our team’s culture when we need to expand.
Demonstrate Agile performance management, so that we can provide constructive feedback to our team members on an ongoing basis.
Determine if and when it’s time to remove a team member, so that we can improve the productivity and morale of our team.
Experience a team challenge, so that we can work effectively together.


All the groundwork necessary in order to grow and nurture a team that experiences the joy, confidence and personal accountability that comes with true Agile Team thinking
Thoughtful insights into the inner-workings of teams, and how to use those insights to keep inspiring and motivating your teams indefinitely
Detailed guides for taking self-management to a new level, with Agile practices for hiring and discharging employees, as well continuous performance improvement


Rapidly get your team moving in the same direction like never before
Watch your team members blossom and grow under a leadership style that trusts and delegates
Shift the concentration of managers from the tactical to the strategic; feel everyone’s relief when that frees up time for leadership to focus on broader strategic initiatives


Team Formation binder with printed class materials
2 Inspiring Teamwork Books
Free monthly alumni calls where we; deliver new content, IDS issues, and review Leadership books
Membership to the private “True Agile Leader™” LinkedIn Group
Access to the “Becoming A True Agile Leader™” Podcast
Access to the entire Center For Agile Leadership video library

Class Cancellation/Transfers:
We value your business and recognize that extenuating circumstances can impact your plans to attend class. Once you register, you become part of our family, and we will treat you as such. If a major life event occurs (birth, death in the family, serious illness) we will do whatever we can to reschedule your training for you. Unfortunately, we will be unable to offer a full refund If you request to cancel or transfer at the last minute. Please note that the closer we get to the class date the more of your class tuition we have spent on your behalf, hence the inability to offer full refunds. Please contact info@ all issues relating to attendance.

Becoming A True Agile Team(TM), March 25, SLC

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