Understanding an Agile Culture

Understand different aspects of culture, what it means to an organisation and what it means to you.

What You'll Learn

  • You will be able to compare different types of culture when working on your own.
  • You will be able to differentiate types of organisational culture when working on your own.
  • You will be able to characterise the elements of an agile culture.
  • You will be able to conclude what is important having assessed the culture of an organisation.

In today's fast-paced business world, adaptability and innovation are key to staying ahead of the competition. An agile culture is the secret ingredient that fuels high-performing organizations, empowering teams to thrive in a rapidly changing landscape.

An agile culture provides an organisation with a set of core values, behaviours and practices that allow it to prosper in a world characterised by volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity.

Join us on a transformative journey as we dive into the foundational course, What is an agile culture?


Gain A Recognised Course Certificate

On completion of the course you will earn a Course Certificate that you can highlight on your CV, LinkedIn profile or portfolio.

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Who Should Take This Course?

This course suitable for anyone that wants to introduced to different aspects of culture, what it means to an organisation and what it means to you. This includes:

  • Anyone working in an organisation of any size, sector, or industry.
  • Those new to business agility with some work-based and/or team-based experience.
  • Anyone struggling with the complexities of team working.
  • Leaders trying to embed an agile culture into their organisation.

Aimed at individuals at Explorer, Professional Level 1 of the Agile Business Consortium’s competency framework, a recognised approach to starting your business agility journey. It focuses on the basics of business agility and then allows individuals to reflect on how to use their new skills in practice.

At this level you will be at the start of your professional journey. You will probably be part of an agile team, or in a team working towards becoming more agile, reinforcing your knowledge via simple practical application. You will have a basic factual knowledge of business agility and be using agile techniques to deal with simple problems.

Learn more about the Agile Business Consortium’s Professional Route

Courses offered by the Agile Business Consortium have been thoughtfully crafted to include extensive and well-researched material, all while maintaining an accessible learning experience. Every participant of our learning platform is encouraged to actively engage in discussions and complete optional activities in order to maximise learning.


Meet the industry experts

Here are the industry experts that you will learn from throughout this course:

Katie Taylor

Katie Taylor

Learning and Development Lead / Chair of the Board, Agile Business Consortium

Katie spent many years as a self-employed consultant, working on a wide range of projects for the likes of British Aerospace, Computer Sciences Corporation CSC, British Gas and Astra Zeneca. She specialised in enabling communication between different levels of staff, especially during times of radical change. Currently, Chair at The Agile Business Consortium - Advancing Business Agility Worldwide. “Work doesn’t work” for many people who are not engaged – we are part of the movement to make a positive change.

Rod Willis

Rod Willis

Professional Executive Agile Coach & Mentor, Assentire Ltd

Having spent the past 10 years deep-diving into the world of Group Dynamics and adjacent areas, Rod has been able to turn theory into practical interventions that enable Facilitators, Scrum Masters, Agile Coaches and more besides, to finally see and understand the hidden dynamics every group will experience (AKA Team Culture). Rod has supported the agile community for many years, facilitating workshops and conferences among like-minded people. Outside of the agile community, he facilitates the Windsor Leadership Trust’s Emerging Leaders Programme where he is known for his work on collaboration and mindset development, integrating Design Thinking and Continuous Improvement with Group Dynamics. Rod is also a Director and Co-founder of Assentire Ltd and is the subject matter expert for the "Accelerating Collaboration Everywhere" managed by APMG and remains actively involved in supporting this growing community.

LinkedIn:
https://linkedin.com/in/roderickwillis

 

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