Rik de Groot

Agile

Meet Rik de Groot, trainer at Xebia Academy. Rik is an Agile Master trainer who trains on Xebia’s behalf in agile coaching subjects, like the Agile Transformation Masterclass.

Rik de Groot is an agile transformation consultant at Xebia from which he has been advising and guiding organizations since 2007. He focuses on the transformation to the agile way of working, including the necessary change in organizational structure, attitude and behavior. 

As a lead transformation consultant, he gets energy from guiding and coaching the employees and the leadership team. In the last 10 years, he has trained hundreds of employees and coaches for various companies such as KPN, ING, APG, Rabobank, ASR, Topicus. 

Rik is energized by interaction with people and enjoys working with individuals and groups in situations where both parties can learn. He typically focuses on the desired goals and will mobilize and coach others to achieve these goals. He believes that leadership and management skills, such as visioning, prioritizing, planning, teamplay, providing feedback, and rewarding success, are the critical factors in any successful change initiative. 

As a trainer and speaker, Rik loves to take his audience along into the essence of the agile mindset and practices, doing an agile transformation and leadership while sharing his experiences in practice at medium to large companies. With his visualizations and interactive way of teaching, he ensures that the trainees take their learning experiences home with satisfaction and sufficient energy. 

Rik wrote a book about Agile: “Agile – Pocketguide for agile organizations” and is an examiner of the Agile Master certification. 

Upcoming courses

Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

Take your Scrum mastery to new heights with our Certified Scrum Master Training. Learn how to facilitate, coach, and lead Agile teams to success.

Marco Mulder

Scrum
Scrum Alliance
2 days
In Person

Next:

3 – 4 Jun, 2024

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€1570

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Professional Agile Leadership – Evidence-Based Management (PAL-EBM)

Become a Professional Agile Leader with Evidence-Based Management (EBM) specialization. Optimize product value, business results, and resource utilization.

Evelien Acun-Roos

Agile
Agile Leadership
1 day
In Person

Next:

3 Jun, 2024

From:

€835

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Professional Agile Leadership Essentials (PAL-E)

Master Agile leadership and boost your Scrum Team’s and organization’s performance with our PAL-E training.

Laurens Bonnema

Agile Leadership
Scrum.org
2 days
In Person

Next:

3 – 4 Jun, 2024

From:

€1885

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Agile Transformation Masterclass

Discover the secrets to successful Agile adoption with the Agile Transformation Masterclass. Learn how to drive impactful change.

Rik de Groot

Agile Coach
Agile Leadership
Leadership
4 days
In Person

Next:

3 Jun, 2024

From:

€3295

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Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E®) Preparation Course

Become a certified data privacy pro in Europe with our CIPP/E® Preparation Course. Master privacy laws and regulations in just two days!

2 days
In Person

Next:

4 – 5 Jun, 2024

From:

€1975

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