Designing Agile Training Courses for Maximum Impact and Results
Thursday April 23, 2020 11:00 AM EDT (15:00 UTC)
Have you ever put great hope that an Agile Training will finally turn things around, and you are not sure if you are getting what you need out of it? How often does this happen? If the answer is “never” or “rarely”, this webinar might not be for you. If the answer is “more often than I care to remember”, read-on…
In this session, Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma and Jack J. Phillips from the ROI Institute will explore how most Agile training courses typically unfold – starting with the pre-sales process to class-delivery and post-class experience. We will start by looking at the cast of characters we typically find in these journeys and potential hurdles that can get in the way of your learning and application of that learning after the course. We will propose simple, actionable steps you can follow to get the most out of your training courses. Finally, they will introduce the underlying principles, framework and practices created by the ROI Institute that provide the foundations for this approach and suggest resources you can use to learn more.
About The Speakers:
Jack J. Phillips
Jack J. Phillips is the chairman of the ROI Institute and a world-renowned expert on accountability, measurement, and evaluation. He consults for Fortune 500 companies and major global organizations and has written or edited more than 75 books. Jack conducts workshops and presents at conferences throughout the world and has been recognized and awarded for his work in the field by numerous professional organizations. He has had work featured in the Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, and Fortune magazine and has been interviewed by several television programs, including CNN.
Ravi is the founder and Org Whisperer at SmoothApps and a Professional Scrum Trainer, Course Steward and Class Clown of the Scrum.org PST Community. He has 20+ year of Software Delivery and consulting Experience with 10+ years of experience in Agile Enablement for companies of diverse sizes - ranging from 10 people to 10,000 people. He is the creator of the Sabotagile Manifesto and Principles, co-creator of the Software Code of Ethics, and co-creator of the Scrum.org Scrum Pulse Webcast and Scrum Tapas video series. Ravi has a long and glorious track record of making cringe-worthy mistakes and doesn't seem to be showing any signs of slowing down in with advancing age. Sometimes he learns and course corrects, sometimes he doesn't.
Steve is an Agile Coach and Evidence Based Management Consultant with over 25 years of experience working with software delivery organizations from startups to Fortune 500 companies in healthcare, financial services, transportation and many others. Steve uses his extensive background in business intelligence, data analytics, and dashboard design to help companies identify key value indicators of Business Agility that can help measure and continuously improve desired business outcomes. He uses a multi-disciplinary approach that combines Agile Principles, Business Analytics, and ROI to guide organizations in using Evidence Based Management to maximize value for their customers.