Certified Agile Leadership: Thrive In Complexity

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Achieve better business results and thrive in the midst of complexity

Expand your capability—and that of your senior management team—to lead an engaged organization in today’s rapidly changing business environment. Become a certified Agile leader and discover how you can harness the benefits of Agile, Lean and other creative organizational approaches to achieve healthy business growth in the midst of unpredictable challenges—without burning out or sacrificing your personal life.

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Work with one of the creators of the Certified Agile Leadership® (CAL) program. In just two-and-a-half days, you’ll explore the best information and scientific research from multiple fields of study to learn how effective leadership helps you achieve your purpose with the flexibility to capitalize on the strengths of your organization.

As part of your participation in this intensive workshop with Agile For All, you’ll complete the Leadership Circle 360 Evaluation by asking colleagues in your organization to fill out a short feedback survey on your leadership effectiveness. Then, after the workshop, you’ll debrief your results with our Leadership Circle coach. As you uncover personal tendencies that helped you reach your current leadership level but now may hold you back from even greater success, you’ll identify opportunities for personal improvement that can serve as a catalyst for change.

Throughout the program, you’ll also appreciate Agile For All’s brain-friendly training style—based on the science of adult learning—that employs interactive experiences in a collaborative setting.

With successful course completion, you achieve the designation of Certified Agile Leader®.

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Course Topics & Learning Objectives

Certified Agile Leadership Overview

Merge Agile approaches into your leadership style. Whether your organization applies Agile at the team level or you’re just getting your feet wet with an Agile framework, this Certified Agile Leadership® course will help you improve your ability to:

  • Describe the origins of Agile and how it helps organizations thrive in complexity
  • Apply an Agile approach to change
  • Stay competitive in a continually evolving national and global marketplace
  • Structure your organization according to principles of organizational agility, instead of silos, to better align efforts

 

By the end of our time together, you’ll be able to:

  • Appreciate how to lead effectively amid uncertainty, complexity, and rapid change
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Agile values, approaches, and practices
  • Identify more creative solutions to leadership and organizational challenges through increased self-awareness, a mindset of growth, and the ability to engage with others
  • Align and empower teams to deliver more customer value
  • Personally integrate feedback and experiments into your leadership style
  • Create a personal plan for the future
  • Use a simple leadership language pattern that leads directly to higher autonomy, mastery, and purpose
  • Take a collaborative, continuous-improvement approach to organizational effectiveness
  • Encourage change in others and facilitate organizational change

 

 

 

When the program is complete, you’ll be able to:

  • Focus all decisions and communication around a strong sense of shared purpose at all levels of the organization.
  • Create an organizational structure that leads to alignment of effort, rather than silos of communication.
  • Apply a simple leadership language pattern that leads directly to higher autonomy, mastery, and purpose.
  • Improve the key individual leadership skills that have proven most effective in environments of high rate of change and interconnectedness.
  • Work as a cohesive leadership team to catalyze an engaging and highly effective organizational culture.
  • Identify each individual’s default leadership stance (coaching, facilitating, mentoring, inspiring, and directing), and identify situations where a different stance might produce a better result.

DESIGNED FOR

Executive teams, typically CEO and direct reports

LEVEL

Advanced

LENGTH

2-day intensive workshop

PRE-REQUISITES

Authority to make or influence structural organization change; Desire to lead with true agility

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