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What is this course all about
The “Agile Games for Mindset Shift” course offers an immersive and interactive learning experience designed to enhance your understanding of key Agile values and principles.
Through this 1-day course, you will be engaging and thought-provoking games that provides participants with a hands-on opportunity to grasp the core concepts that underpin Agile methodologies.
Whether you’re a Scrum Master, Product Owner, Agile Coach, or team member, this course equips you with practical insights to strengthen your Agile practices and foster a deeper appreciation for Agile values and principles.
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What outcomes can you expect from this course
What you’ll learn
Upon completing the “Agile Games” course, you will:
- Gain a profound understanding of the foundational values and principles of Agile.
- Explore how Agile concepts are applied in various real-world scenarios through interactive games.
- Develop the ability to identify Agile practices that align with specific values and principles.
- Enhance your collaboration, problem-solving, and decision-making skills through experiential learning.
- Nurture an Agile mindset by embracing continuous improvement and adaptability.
Note: These interactive games are carefully selected to provide participants with a diverse and engaging way to understand and internalize Agile values and principles. Each game serves as a practical demonstration of a specific value or principle, fostering a deeper connection to Agile concepts.
- Introduction to Agile Values and Principles:
- Gain an overview of the core values and principles that form the foundation of Agile methodologies.
- Role of Agile Values in Guiding Decision-making:
- Explore how Agile values influence decision-making processes and project outcomes.
- Interactive Games to Illustrate Agile Values and Principles:
- Value Poker: Collaboratively prioritize user stories using poker cards to emphasize value-based decision-making.
- The Marshmallow Challenge: Engage in a team-building game that highlights iterative development, collaboration, and adapting to change.
- User Story Mapping: Create a visual map of user stories to emphasize continuous delivery of value and customer-centricity.
- The Ball Point Game: Experience the importance of small batches, feedback loops, and improving flow in a fast-paced game.
- Estimation Poker: Practice relative estimation to enhance understanding of accurate estimation and value-driven prioritization.
- Feedback Wall: Use visual boards to showcase incremental progress and gather feedback, reinforcing iterative learning.
- Lean Coffee: Participate in a collaborative discussion format to promote self-organization, adaptive planning, and emergent topics.
- The Sailboat Retrospective: Visualize obstacles as anchors and facilitators as wind to explore how retrospectives promote improvement.
- Product Box: Design a product box to focus on customer needs, enhancing customer engagement and feedback incorporation.
- Agile Storytelling: Share experiences through storytelling, emphasizing transparent communication and learning from failures.
- The Penny Game: Highlight continuous improvement, experimenting with process changes, and adapting to evolving conditions.
- The 5 Whys: Investigate the root causes of issues using iterative questioning, reinforcing the principle of reflection and adaptation.
- Agile Planning Poker: Collaborate to estimate effort and complexity, enhancing shared understanding and self-organization.
- Value Stream Mapping: Analyze value streams to identify bottlenecks and opportunities for process optimization.
- Agile Trivia: Engage in a fun and educational quiz to reinforce Agile values and principles.
WHY YOU SHOULD become A SAFE® AGILIST?
Nurturing Lean-Agile Mindsets
Nurturing Lean-Agile Mindsets
As an Agile Games practitioner, you’ll nurture an Agile mindset by actively engaging in experiential learning, embracing failure as a path to improvement, and fostering a culture of adaptability.
By internalizing Agile principles through gameplay, you’ll contribute to creating an environment that values collaboration, customer-centricity, and iterative growth.
Who will benefit from attending this course
All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience.
Who will benefit?
The following individuals will benefit from this course:
- Executives and Leaders, Managers, Directors, CIOs, and VPs
- Program and Project Managers
- Portfolio Managers, PMO, and Process Leads
- Enterprise, System, and Solution Architects
- Scrum Masters and Agile Coaches.
- Product Owners and Project Managers.
- Team Members and Stakeholders.
- Development, QA, and Infrastructure Management
- Anyone interested in gaining a deeper understanding of Agile values and principles through interactive learning.
What will attendees get as part of this course
What you get?
- Immersive experience in understanding Agile values and principles through gameplay.
- Enhanced collaboration and problem-solving skills.
- Course materials, resources, and access to hands-on Agile games.
- Certificate of Completion for the “Agile Games” course.
What does the certification include?
Upon successful completion of the course, you’ll receive a certification recognizing your expertise in understanding and applying Agile values and principles through interactive games.
This certification signifies your commitment to fostering Agile practices and mindset in your professional endeavors.
Professional Development Units & Scrum Education Units
PDU's and SEU's
Professional Development Units (PDUs) and Scrum Education Units (SEUs)
Attendees may be eligible to apply for 6 PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP, PgMP, and PMI-ACP certifications.
Attendees may be eligible to apply for SEUs under Category C, toward earning or renewing their CSP through Scrum Alliance.
The certification obtained through this course requires no annual renewal. We recommend practitioners stay aligned with the latest developments and best practices in Agile methodologies.