By Arie Van Bennekum
Today, Wemanity presents you a new open Agile training. You want to go further into Agile? This training is made for you !
Agile has been on the market for over 15 years. More and more individuals and organizations are entering into Agile transformations. Agile promotes a different way of approaching organizations, team work and leadership. In these processes, people make the difference.Agilists have to learn and practice how to design and lead high-quality sessions. This is where we get into a grey zone. Too often Agilists “facilitate” without understanding the skills and competencies needed for facilitation. Leading Agile transformations requires specific facilitation competencies and the development of new models of collaborative leadership.These competencies have been identified and described by IAF – the International Association of Facilitators. Arie van Bennekum, one of the authors of the Agile Manifesto and early adopter of the IAF-competencies for facilitation has combined both areas, Agile and Facilitation, for over 2 decades. Now it has been put together into a program embedding a training, called “Agile Introduction for Facilitators” (focussing on facilitators who want to know more about Agile to understand their role which has been published recently) and the training described below “Facilitation for Agilists” which is focussing on Agilists who want to know more about facilitation.This 2-day hands on training has been specially designed for experienced Agilists that want to develop and practice their leadership and facilitation competencies. As in a gym, participants have the chance to practice how to facilitate Agile rituals, get an immediate feedback, reflect on group dynamics and develop their core facilitation competencies. After the training participants can optionally continue to become a CPF – Certified Professional Facilitator (certification delivered by the International Association of Facilitators).The program is across 2 days divided into 3 major parts:
- The facilitator’s gym: how to facilitate agile rituals;
- The facilitator’s toolbox: facilitation methods and approaches suitable into agile processes;
- The facilitator’s core competencies: how to lead meetings that matter.
On completion of this training participants will:
- Practice the facilitation of Agile rituals getting a structured feedback;
- Expand their own knowledge of facilitation techniques and approaches;
- Understand and practice the basics of collaborative leadership and self-organisation;
- Become aware of their personal facilitation competencies and reflect on how to improve them.
Date: 25-26 January 2017Time: 8.30 – 17.00 hrsLocation: Brussels, details will be shared at the latest 2 weeks before the trainingDuration: 2 daysFacilities: training includes materials, lunch, coffee, teaPrice: Really Early Bird (End on December 31) : 650€, Early Bird (End on January 14) : 950€, Normal Ticket : 1250€If you are interested, please sign up here:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/facilitation-for-agilists-tickets-30169902992