Learning Path Overview
As a Scrum master, you always need to aim to get the most out of any workshop you are facilitating. This course will give you the knowledge you need to avoid harmful practices and arm you with tips and tricks to inspire and empower your development team.
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This course is aimed at Scrum Masters who want to improve their individual knowledge of facilitating agile meetings in service to their Scrum team and their wider organization.
Prerequisites of the Certifications
There are no specific pre-requisites to study this course.
After completing the Facilitating Effective Agile Workshops course, you’ll be able to:
- Facilitate workshops
- Set SMART objectives
- Support your team by using proper planning
- Know how to group
- Support note takers
- Avoid workshop anti-patterns
This Learning Path contains videos and other resources for three modules, together with the associated course Introduction.
We begin with an introduction to the course and what you can expect from the videos in this Learning Path. It will also provide you access to the Facilitating Effective Agile Workshops reflective exercises resource.
Module 1 – Workshops and facilitation
- Agile workshops and why we use them
- What is facilitation?
Module 2 – Prepping for success
- SMART objectives
- Workshop planning
- Creating an agenda
Module 3 – Positive action
- Note taking
- Workshop anti-patterns
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Learning Path Steps
This module introduces you to the Facilitating Effective Agile Workshops course.
This course will help you to understand exactly what workshops are and why they are such a powerful business tool.
Great prep is a key part of effective workshop facilitation. This module introduces you to some of the things you need to be thinking about while prepping for a workshop.
This final module focuses on the positive action you can take to keep improving as a workshop facilitator.
About the Author
Tony has over 20 years’ experience in Business Development, Business Change, Consulting and Project/Programme Management working with public, private and third sector organisations.
He has helped organisations to design and create process and procedures to align ways of working with corporate strategy. A highly motivated and detailed solution provider utilising a wide range of methods and frameworks to provide structure whilst promoting creativity and innovation.
As a confident and self-motivated professional with excellent communication skills Tony is able to bring people together and get them working as a team quickly.
Tony is an Agile and Scrum trainer with a vast knowledge spanning IT Systems, Business Change, Programme and Project Management. With excellent presentation skills and a solid background, he ensures that all clients gain maximum benefit from his training. He has successfully guided those new to the industry through their initial training, helped experienced staff as they progress in their careers and worked at Director level advising on best use and practice, as well as tailoring courses to fulfil the exact needs of clients.