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Agile Leadership & Scaling

Agile Champion Program

The advanced Agile Champion Program helps you develop an Agile culture or improve your current way of working. The program consists of six sessions filled with in-depth knowledge, skills and guidelines to facilitate your Agile transformation. Receive professional guidance and share experiences with peers.

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Become an Agile Champion!

Are you ready to guide an Agile transformation? The Agile Champion Program gives you the practical knowledge, tools and guidelines you need to initiate this change and create an Agile culture. The program is also valuable if you are looking to improve the way you work today. During a half-year period, we will meet a day a month to gain knowledge, study cases and exchange experiences. The program's assignments are yours to carry out between the meetings. After the program, you will have all the skills you need to implement or improve your Agile way of working.

"Great training! Every Agile Coach should follow this program." - Agile Coach, XS4ALL

The Agile Champion Program is perfect for

As you can imagine, the Agile Champion Program is of high-value for people who are leading an Agile transformation. Are you part of this change? Then this course is perfect! The program is also great if you will be the Agile Champion of your organization: the one people come to for Agile advice. The only requirement for participation is a thorough knowledge of Agile and its terminology.

What will you learn during the Agile Champion Program?

The Agile Champion Program is all about Agile at an organizational level: what makes an organization Agile and what does it mean for your business model? How can Agile contribute to greater customer satisfaction and transparency? Together we will explore ways to organize the transformation in such a way that change becomes normal. We are inspired by cases from other companies and share experiences with each other during every meeting. After six months you will know how to apply Agile so that it suits the organization. You will know how to set up and support an Agile Transformation Team, manage and coach the organization and be a master at Story Mapping and Portfolio Walling.

Program

Day 1: Kick-Off & getting to know each other (4 hours)
Day 2: What are Agile Teams?
Day 3: What is Product Ownership?
Day 4: Agile & Scaling
Day 5: The Agile Organization
Day 6: Case: Agile Knowledge and Experience
Day 7: Review of Agile Practitioner Exam Synopsis (optional)

The next Agile Champion Program will start in February 2020.

Training days: 28 February, 20 March, 24 April, 15 May, 12 June & 11 September.

Following tracks

Start May 2020: 14 May, 11 June, 2 July, 27 Augustus, 17 September, 8 October

Start September 2020: 4 September, 25 September, 16 October, 6 November, 27 November & 18 December

Agile Trainers

The Agile Champion Program is led by Agile consultants and certified trainers. They are gurus in the field of Agile working. Gurus with a lot of practical experience and in-depth knowledge they enjoy sharing with you.

Agile Certification

Although the program itself does not lead to certification, the Agile Champion Program is a valuable preparation for the Agile Consortium Agile Practitioner certificate. To obtain this certificate, select a date to take the exam at Agile Consortium. Please note, this exam is subject to a fee. If you don't pass the first time, you are entitled to one retry.

Agile Learning Journey

Eager to start your Agile journey with us? Xebia Academy offers various Agile Foundation level training courses, such as the Agile Awareness for Management or the Scrum Foundation training. If you are familiar with the Agile way of working, you can continue with many Professional or Expert level courses to match your ambitions like Agile Coaching, Leadership or Agile Scaling.

Discuss your Agile ambitions with us

Would you like to discuss your Agile Learning Journey with one of our training advisors? Call Michiel, chat or get called back for more information.

Yes, I want to become an Agile Champion

After registering for the program you will receive a confirmation email with practical information. One week before the first meeting we will ask you about your dietary requirements. If preparation is desired, you will also receive the literature via email. See you then!

What else do I need to know?

  • Literature and a nice lunch are included in the price of the program.
  • Travel & accommodation is not included.
  • The Agile Champion Program is in Dutch.
  • The first meeting is half a day, all others are a complete day.
  • Earlier this year Agile Champions already started their program. Are you ready to start yours? Register for the program that will commence in January, May or September 2020.
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