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We work with ambitious leaders who have the self awareness to realise the small investment in skills at the top is a force multiplier for unleashing huge potential throughout the organisation.

Agile Leadership Academy

We work with leadership teams, executives and boards to help ambitious organisations grow, improve or untangle themselves from a difficult period.

The Agile Leadership Academy is a proven programme that helps to shift the mindset of leaders who are interested in achieving business agility for their organisation.

Mr & Mrs Smith, Irwin Mitchell, National Deaf Children Society and MindLink are amongst those who have benefitted from working with us to develop their leadership talent. We’re confident we can help your organisation lead in a better way too.

You can find more details on the Agile Leadership Academy page.

Outcomes

  • Refreshed foundations for growth
  • Simpler decision making
  • More alignment, less confusion
  • Sustainable impact
  • More leading, less managing

What the clients think

With a largely new leadership team in a long-established business, we needed to come together to lay the foundations for the future. Having begun a process of transforming our business and moving its culture forward to align with our wider strategy, Agility in Mind helped the leadership team with real practical tools and techniques that we can implement day to day. 

This included challenging how we think, reflecting on how we lead and improving the way we collaborate across the entire business.  As we implement what we’ve all signed up to, we’re continuing to work closely with Agility in Mind, to ensure that we reflect on and assess how we progress, but importantly how we drive a similar approach throughout the business, and to ultimately ensure that TES stays a step ahead of its competitors.

– Rod Williams, CEO, TES.

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Agile Team Leadership Programme

Leading teams can be challenging and rewarding. Those on your team need refreshing, inspiring, effective leadership and those above you want impact and results! We’re the experts at leading teams in agile environments, we’ve been there, felt the pressure and the frustration as well as the satisfaction and exhilaration when it goes well.

We developed the Agile Team Leadership Programme to make sure we were able to up-skill those in agile team leadership roles with new methods and approaches to what are often common problems.

Those that have joined us in this series of workshops have been able to apply the practical new tools quickly so they can get results. They’ve learned how to manage difficult stakeholders, managers and execs and get the most out of their direct teams. The results? New skills, greater confidence, and a more satisfying role.

You can find more detail on the Agile Team Leadership Programme here.

Outcomes

  • Using agile for competitive advantage
  • Leading continuous improvement
  • Influencing technical excellence
  • Growing a team
  • Establishing purpose

What the clients think

Agility in Mind showed us new ways of thinking and practical ways of leading our entire team through a tough and rapidly changing business environment. We’re now approaching challenges and cross-departmental initiatives in new ways and making faster, clearer decisions as a result.

– Tamara Lohan, MBE. CEO at Mr & Mrs Smith.

Tamara Lohan- Leaders-training

Professionl Agile Ledership Essentials

The Scrum.org certified Professional Agile Leadership Essentials course is aimed at anyone in a leadership role who wants to develop agility for competitive advantage. The workshop-style course is a two-day class and can also be delivered in five weekly sessions.

The workshop takes the perspective of a department or division within an organisation and allows delegates to explore a range of characteristics that a leader can have an impact on. Techniques learned are applied to a range of scenarios, allowing leaders to discuss how they would respond.

Attendees of the PAL-E class will have the opportunity to take the Scrum.org PAL-I assessment, leading to an industry-recognised certification.

You can find more details on the Professional Agile Leadership Essentials page.

Outcomes

  • Why agile matters to organisations
  • How to develop people
  • Measuring the performance and competitive advantage of agility
  • The role leaders play in growing agility
  • How to overcome the challenges faced by agile leaders

What the clients think

Adoption of a truly agile approach across an enterprise leadership team with a global reach and geographically spread and very large development team was a daunting challenge. Agility in Mind tailored workshops and executive coaching to our needs leading us to level set our understanding across leaders and their teams, improve the models of how we partner across our product management, development, UX Cloud and product marketing teams. While Agile is like continuous improvement – what gets measured gets managed and there’s always room for improvement – having a leadership level set on why Agile and how to be Agile is a pivotal foundation I would encourage all senior leaders to adopt.

– Roz Buick, Senior Vice President, Strategy, Product & Development at Oracle

Roz Buick- Pal-e-leadership training

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