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Agile Leadership & Scaling

Agile Sketchnoting and Graphic Recording

Improve understanding and remembering. Visual noting is a powerful way to communicate information clearly. Find out how to use drawings to tell your story in a fun and effective way! This 1-day training will teach you how to bring stories to life with Agile Sketchnoting and Graphic Recording.

Just visualize it!

Have you ever took a course, and the next day you thought: what was it about again? Or, maybe your trainer was a great artist and you were pleasantly surprised about how well you remembered the information (thanks to the drawings). Visual noting is not just for creative minds. It's not about the perfect drawing. It's about sharing information in a way that is fun and effective. This training teaches you the hows and whys of visual noting, and yes, you also learn to draw!

"The best part of the training is learning how to draw! It totally changed my idea of sketching. I experienced how easy and how much fun it is." - Agile Coach & Scrum Master

This training is perfect for

This training is perfect for all kinds of roles. Previous participants include Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Agile Coaches or trainers. Does your job include presenting on a regular basis or explaining new information to others? Then Agile Sketchnoting and Graphic Recording is really something for you! If you are hesitant because you think you can't draw, don't worry, we will turn you into an artist overnight!

What will you learn during Agile Sketchnoting and Graphic Recording?

You will learn how Sketchnoting and Graphic Recording can help you bring information to life. We will start by exploring the hows and whys of visual noting. We will discuss the facts, but spend most of our time actually drawing. After this day you will be able to share information in a creative and highly effective way.


  • Introduction to visual noting: what is visual noting and why does it work?
  • Sketchnoting vs. Graphic Recording: find the differences and learn how these techniques complement each other.
  • From tiny notes to huge presentations: how to use these skills in different situations.
  • DIY: we will be drawing a lot. It isn't called learning by doing for nothing!

Visual noting trainers

Our trainers are Agile and Scrum certified experts. They use visual noting techniques. like Sketchnoting and Graphic Recording, on a daily basis and are happy to share their knowledge and creativity with you.

Sketchnoting and Graphic Recording Certification

This course is not concluded with an exam or certificate. After completion you will be able to draw your own though!

Agile Learning Journey

The Agile Learning Journey offers endless learning opportunities and experiences. This course is one of those experiences: a creative day spent working on your noting skills. If you are looking for other ways to expand your Agile and/or Scrum skills, Xebia Academy offers an extensive Training Canvas. Feel free to contact our training advisor and discuss your ambitions: Call Michiel, chat or get called back.

Yes, I want to work on my noting skills

After registering for this Scrum Foundation training, you will receive a confirmation email with practical information. A week before the training we will ask you about any dietary requirements and share literature if there's a need to prepare. See you soon!

What else should I know?

  • All literature and a nice lunch are included in the price of the training.
  • T&A is not included.
  • We offer this training in Dutch and English.
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