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WSP 386 — Agile Leadership: Achieving Effective Change

Quarter: Winter
Day(s): Sat/Sun
Course Format: Live Online (About Formats)
Duration: 4 days
Date(s): Feb 27—Mar 7
Time: 8:30 am—12:30 pm (PT)
Drop Deadline: Feb 27
Unit: 1
Grade Restriction: No letter grade
Tuition: $570
Instructor(s): Bernie Maloney, Laura M. Powers
Limit: 30
Status: Registration opens Nov 30, 8:30 am (PT)
Please Note: Saturdays and Sundays, February 27, February 28, March 6, and March 7, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm (PT). Reminder: Some of our refund deadlines have changed. See this course's drop deadline above and click here for the full policy.
Winter
Live Online(About Formats)
Sat/Sun
8:30 am—12:30 pm (PT)
Date(s)
Feb 27—Mar 7
4 days
Drop By
Feb 27
1 Unit
Fees
$570
Grade Restriction
No letter grade
Instructor(s):
Bernie Maloney, Laura M. Powers
Limit
30
Registration opens Nov 30, 8:30 am (PT)
Please Note: Saturdays and Sundays, February 27, February 28, March 6, and March 7, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm (PT). Reminder: Some of our refund deadlines have changed. See this course's drop deadline above and click here for the full policy.
The rapid pace of market and technology advancements creates both obstacles and opportunities for business leaders. Many leaders who recognize the advantage of developing responsive, change-oriented companies have introduced Agile product development approaches to help facilitate rapid and relevant product and service adaptations. But they may fail to realize that in order to achieve the full benefits of the Agile model, entrenched business processes, values, and practices must also shift. For that to happen effectively requires new leadership skills and actions. This highly interactive, in-depth course will help you develop leadership skills, thinking, and ways of working that can capitalize on the full benefits of Agile. Beyond simply improving the product development cycle, the entire organization—including functions like finance, HR, procurement, and marketing—must work in concert across the enterprise to ensure a flow of value to their customers. We will learn key concepts and skills essential for leading Agile teams spanning all functions in the organization, and help you to shift from controlling change to helping facilitate continuous delivery of value. You will learn to build, inspire, scale, and sustain adaptive teams, and will come away prepared to nurture a vibrant and adaptive organizational culture and processes that can thrive in the face of change.

Bernie Maloney, Agile Leadership Coach, Powered By Teams

Bernie Maloney is an intrapreneurial leader who has grown businesses to more than $100 million in revenue. He has more than twenty years of high tech experience with Bell Labs, HP, and TiVo, among others. He received an MS in mechanical engineering from Virginia Tech.

Laura M. Powers, Vice President, Business Agility Institute

Laura M. Powers is an entrepreneur, Agile trainer, and coach with more than twenty years of product experience at Procter & Gamble, HP, Sales.com, and eBay, as well as at several startups. She received an MS in mechanical engineering from Virginia Tech.
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