Course curriculum

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    Pre-Workshop Learning Materials

    • The Cynefin Framework (Video)

    • Management 3.0 (Video)

    • Liberating Structures (Video)

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    Lesson 1. Delivery Agility

    • 1.1.1 Delivery in Complex Environments

    • 1.1.1 Complexity (Exercise)

    • 1.1.1 Delivery Management Must Change (Exercise)

    • 1.1.2 Identification & Articulation of Different Delivery Modes

    • 1.1.2 Delivery Modes Similarities and Differences (Exercise)

    • 1.1.3 Applying Different Delivery Modes

    • 1.1.3 Delivery Modes Pros and Cons (Exercise)

    • 1.1 Recommend Delivery Mode (Exercise)

    • 1.2.1 Manager Role Change

    • 1.2.1 Management 1.0 vs 2.0 (Exercise)

    • 1.2.1 Servant Leadership Empowers the Team (Exercise)

    • 1.2.1 Management 3.0 (Exercise)

    • 1.2.2 Management Process Adaptation

    • 1.2.2 Agile Delivery - Impact on Management Process (Exercise)

    • 1.2 Impact on Management (Exercise)

    • Lesson 1 Review (Exercise)

    • Action Plan 1. Delivery Modes and Impact on Management

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    Lesson 2. Manage the System, Empower the Team

    • 2.1.1 Manage Delivery and the System, not People

    • 2.1.1 Managing the System (Exercise)

    • Building a Psychological Safe Work Environment (Video)

    • 2.1.2 Metrics that Matter for System Optimization

    • 2.1.2 Measuring up One Level (Exercise)

    • 2.1.3 Identifying Dependencies and Blockers at the Team or Initiative Level

    • Daily Standup Meeting – Calling out blockers (Exercise)

    • 2.1 Optimizing the System (Exercise)

    • 2.2.1 Working with Governance, Audit and Compliance in Agile Environments

    • 2.2.1 Governance Model (Exercise)

    • 2.2.2 Agile Contracting, Procurement and Outsourcing

    • The SAFe Managed-Investment Contract (Video)

    • 2.2.2 Contracts and Procurement (Exercise)

    • 2.3.1 Create a Safe Team Environment

    • 2.3.1 Psychological Safety Audit Questions (Exercise)

    • 2.3.2 Moving from Individual Accountability to Team Accountability

    • Project: Individual Accountability vs Team Accountability (Video)

    • 2.3.3 Leading by Example

    • 2.3.3 Create a Poster “Leading by Example” (Exercise)

    • 2.3 High-Performance Empowering Game (Exercise)

    • 2.4.1 Models of Team Formation

    • 2.4.1 Approaches to Form a Team (Exercise)

    • Session 2 Ending

    • Practicing Neutral Observation (Video)

    • 2.4.2 Effective Communication Within, Across & Outside the Team

    • 2.4.2 Active Listening Practice (Exercise)

    • Articulate Neutral Observation – Camera Taking a Photo (Exercise)

    • 2.4.2 Practice Effective Communication (Exercise)

    • 2.4.3 Enabling and Supporting Rapid Feedback and Learning

    • 2.4.3 Feedback Mechanisms (Exercise)

    • 2.4 Structuring for Rapid Feedback (Exercise)

    • Action Plan 2. Manage the System; Empower the Team

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    Lesson 3. Deliver Value Continuously

    • 3.1.1 Relating Value and Scope

    • 3.1.2 Creating a Workable Value Definition

    • 3.1.2 Creating Value Definition (Exercise)

    • 3.1.3 Validating Value Delivered

    • 3.1 Identifying and Communicating Value (Exercise)

    • 3.2.1 Outcomes Over Outputs

    • 3.2.1 Outcomes over Outputs (Exercise)

    • 3.2.2 Incremental Value Delivery

    • 3.2.3 Optimizing the Whole

    • One Piece Flow - LEAN (Video)

    • 3.2.3 Optimize the Whole (Exercise)

    • 3.2 Defining Successful Delivery (Exercise)

    • Session 3 Ending

    • 3.3.1 Embracing Risk — Both Positive and Negative

    • 3.3.2 The Role of Constraints in an Agile Context

    • 3.3.2 Client Priorities on Constraints (Exercise)

    • 3.3.3 Using Risks and Constraints Creatively

    • 3.3.3 Constraints are Good for Innovation (Exercise)

    • 3.3 Leveraging Constraints (Exercise)

    • Action Plan 3. Deliver Value Continuously

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    Lesson 4. Planning and Monitoring

    • 4.1.1 Defining Adaptive Planning

    • 4.1.2 Chartering as a Way of Aligning

    • 4.1.2 Creating Product Vision (Exercise)

    • 4.1.2 Creating Agile Chartering Agenda (Exercise)

    • 4.1.3 Doing Adaptive Planning

    • 4.1.3 Create Product Release Plan (Exercise)

    • 4.1.4 Updating Plans Based on Feedback

    • 4.1.4 Implement Feedback Loops (Exercise)

    • 4.2.1 Transparency About Progress

    • 4.2.1 Exercise - Burn Down Chart & CFD (Exercise)

    • 4.2.1 Communicate Clearly the State (Exercise)

    • 4.2.2 Visualization and Feedback Loops

    • Designing a Kanban System (Video)

    • Measuring and Improving a Kanban System (Video)

    • 4.2.2 Create Information Radiator (Exercise)

    • 4.2.3 Engaging with Stakeholders

    • 4.2.3 Exercise - Stakeholder Power (Exercise)

    • 4.2.3 Stakeholder Mapping (Exercise)

    • 4.2 Monitoring & Communicating Progress (Exercise)

    • Action Plan 4. Planning and Monitoring

    • Lesson 4 Ending

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    Final Assignment

    • Final Homework - Poster (Exercise)

    • Class Ending

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