Agile for Non-IT Teams Training

Transform Your Way of Working

Are you part of a non-IT team looking to boost your efficiency, collaboration, and adaptability? “Agile for Non-IT Teams” training is designed specifically for teams like HR, Sales, Marketing, and more. This comprehensive 2-day course will immerse you in Agile principles and practices, tailored to meet the unique needs of your team.

Course Overview

Our “Agile for Non-IT Teams” training course is structured to provide a deep understanding of Agile methodologies through a mix of theory and hands-on exercises. You will learn how to apply Agile principles to your daily work, transforming the way your team collaborates and delivers value.

Length: 2 days
Format: The training can be conducted in Tallinn, or another place in Estonia, at the customer’s premises or a rented venue.There is also a possibility for online training, still, in-person trainings are usually more engaging and effective.

Language: English

What You Will Learn

  • Agile Principles: Understand the core values and principles of Agile and how they can be applied beyond software development.
  • Practical Exercises: Engage in interactive and practical exercises that bring Agile concepts to life.
  • Concrete Practices and Tools: Learn specific Agile practices and tools that can be implemented in your team’s workflow.
  • Customization for Your Team: Discover how to adapt Agile methods to fit the specific needs of your team, whether you’re in HR, Sales, Marketing, or another non-IT field.

Agile in the IT World

Agile methodologies have become mainstream in the IT industry, particularly within leading and innovative companies. Giants like Google, Spotify, and Netflix have harnessed Agile to drive continuous innovation, improve product development cycles, and respond swiftly to market changes. These companies use Agile to foster creativity, enhance team collaboration, and deliver high-quality products and services efficiently. By adopting Agile, they’ve set new standards for productivity and innovation, making Agile a hallmark of modern, successful IT organizations.

Benefits for Non-Software Teams

  • Enhanced Collaboration: Break down silos and improve communication within your team and across departments.
  • Increased Efficiency: Streamline your processes and eliminate waste, leading to faster delivery and better results.
  • Greater Flexibility: Adapt quickly to changes in priorities and market demands.
  • Improved Employee Engagement: Foster a more engaged and motivated workforce through transparent and inclusive practices.
  • Higher Quality Outcomes: Deliver higher quality work by focusing on continuous improvement and customer feedback.

Who Should Attend

This training is ideal for teams and professionals in non-software industries who want to leverage Agile to improve their way of working:

  • Human Resources (HR): Enhance recruitment, onboarding, and employee management processes.
  • Sales: Improve sales strategies, customer relationship management, and team coordination.
  • Marketing: Increase campaign effectiveness, align marketing efforts with business goals, and respond swiftly to market changes.
  • Finance: Streamline budgeting, forecasting, and financial planning processes.
  • Operations: Optimize operational workflows and improve service delivery.

Why Choose Our Training?

  • Expert Facilitation: Learn from an experienced Agile Coache who understands the unique challenges of non-IT teams.
  • Active Brain-Friendly Learning: Participate in engaging, interactive sessions that make learning fun and effective.
  • Tailored Content: Receive training that is customized to address the specific needs and challenges of your team.
  • Actionable Insights: Walk away with practical tools and techniques that you can immediately apply to your work.

How the Training is Done

Our training sessions are designed to be highly interactive and engaging, ensuring that participants stay actively involved throughout the course. Here’s how we make this happen:

  • Interactive Sessions: We prioritize interactive discussions over lectures, encouraging participants to share their experiences and insights.
  • Practical Exercises: Hands-on activities and exercises are integral to our training, helping participants apply Agile concepts in real-time scenarios.
  • Active Learning: Using active learning techniques, we ensure that participants are constantly engaged and involved in the learning process.
  • Flipchart Drawings: To avoid the monotony of traditional PowerPoint presentations, our trainers use flipchart drawings to illustrate concepts dynamically. This approach keeps the sessions lively and prevents “death by PowerPoint.”
  • Real-World Examples: We incorporate real-world examples and case studies relevant to non-IT teams, making the training more relatable and applicable.
  • Collaborative Learning: Participants work in small groups to foster collaboration and peer learning, mirroring Agile team dynamics.

ENROLL TODAY

Ready to transform your team’s way of working?

Please contact me to get more information and take the first step towards a more Agile and effective team.

WHAT CLIENTS ARE SAYING

Team Dynamics training was really balanced in terms of new information, engagement of participants and pace. We got new thoughts and ideas to improve our foundation for deliveries despite we are a mature team who has worked together for many years. Julia is a shining coach who has good experience in IT industry, superb preparation for training and good skills to create a relaxed and trustful atmosphere to talk about hard topics.

Mattias Mustonen

Team Lead in Swedbank

It’s rare that you come across a standout talent like Julia. I was particularly impressed by Julia’s ability to communicate and educate people in Agile Ways of working. The way she handles groups, it seemed to come perfectly naturally to her. Her energy is contagious and it is impossible not to feel energized after meeting her.

Daniel Carvalho

Engineering Manager in Glia

Thank you very much for your effort to train 20 people from IT cross-functional team about Agile principles and Scrum. We had a really valuable training with an interactive approach. Specially big thanks for those beautiful worksheets made by yourself! I really liked also the energy and calmness you brought to the audience, and you didn’t “oversell” yourself.  So overall – a spectacular experience I would definitely recommend to other teams also.

Dekla Uusma

Team Manager @ Swedbank

Thank you so much for this useful Scrum training, Julia! We now have definitely some new thoughts we can start working with! 💪

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