A Taste of Agile (4 CPD Hours)

Are you looking for a way to decrease your time to deliver projects? Looking to increase your customer satisfaction and improve the bottom line? Agile is a way of working in which requirements and solutions evolve through collaboration between self-organising teams. It promotes adaptive planning, evolutionary development, early delivery, continuous improvement and encourages rapid and flexible response to change. This short four hour session provides a brief introduction to Agile. We explain how Agile can reduce time to delivery and increase satisfaction not only for your customers but your teams. We introduce the Agile Manifesto along with the core of Agile, values. We briefly review Agile processes and tools and explain the language used on Agile Projects.

Course Presenter – Julie Wilson

Julie is our resident Agile expert and coach. Julie has extensive experience as an Agile PM, Agile Coach and Waterfall Project Manager with particular ERP experience in the Payroll/Time Management arena. Julie is IC Agile Accredited. Julie is CPA (IT Specialist Designation) qualified and Prince 2 and PMBOK experienced. Julie holds certifications in Agile Initiation, Agile Delivery, SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework for Enterprise) Leadership and SAFe Scrum.


  • What is Agile?
  • Challenges of Projects.
  • Agile Manifesto.
  • Agile values and behaviours.
  • Outline Agile processes and tools.

Who Should Attend?

  • CEO’s and Executives who want to know how the adoption of Agile can improve the bottom line.
  • Information Technology Professionals who want to learn how Agile can improve time to delivery and increase customer satisfaction.
  • Managers who want to understand how Agile practices can lead to successful projects that truly add value.
  • Professionals who want to better understand how to work with Agile practitioners.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this session participants will be able to:

  • Understand the value of adopting Agile practices.
  • Understand the Agile Manifesto.
  • Understand the core values and principles of Agile.
  • Understand the terminology used in Agile.
  • Understand the basic rituals used in Agile practice.

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