Agile Leader Fundamentals Online Course

instructor Instructor: Sohrab Salimi
duration Duration: 9 hours of video + assignments
modules Modules: 2
skill Skill Level: Beginner
type Course Type: e-learning

EUR 250 plus VAT

Summer Special

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Course Overview

This Agile Leader Fundamentals self-paced online course (SPOC) is designed to help you embark on your Agile Leader journey. It is a shorter version of our Agile Leader Premium SPOC and will help you to get a fundamental understanding of the Context of Agile Leadership and different leadership styles.

This course is a very good preparation for a Certified Agile Leadership (CAL1) live training. That’s why we give you free access to this online course when you book a live training with Sohrab.

Enjoy this course from the comfort of your home, your office, or a beach in Thailand… We created this course with the intention to make learning easier and more sustainable. So dive in, learn, ask, and let us know how you liked it.

Course Content

  • 1.1 Intro Context for Agile Leadership
  • 1.2 The Need for Innovation
  • 1.3 Case Study Tesla
  • 1.4 Case Study Apple
  • 1.5 The Innovation Stack
  • 1.6 Case Study Haier
  • 1.7 Case Study Amazon
  • 1.8 Context of Agile
  • 1.9 Defined vs. Empirical
  • 1.10 Drivers for Change
  • 1.11 History of Management
  • 1.12 Outro Context for Agile Leadership
  • 1.13 Assignments Context for Agile Leadership
  • 2.1 Intro Agile Leadership
  • 2.2.1 Exercise: Decentralization of Decision Making
  • 2.2.2 Debrief: Decentralization of Decision Making
  • 2.3.1 Intro Leadership Agility Exercise
  • 2.3.2 Exercise: Expert Leader
  • 2.3.3 Debrief: Expert Leader
  • 2.3.4 Exercise: Achiever Leader
  • 2.3.5 Debrief: Achiever Leader
  • 2.3.6 Exercise: Heroic Leadership
  • 2.3.7 Debrief: Heroic Leadership
  • 2.3.8 Exercise: Catalyst Leader
  • 2.3.9 Debrief: Catalyst Leader
  • 2.3.10 Leadership Agility Framework
  • 2.3.11 Leadership Agility Examples
  • 2.4.1 Intro Leadership Principles Exercise
  • 2.4.2 Debrief Amazon Leadership Principles
  • 2.4.3 Debrief Google Great Managers
  • 2.5.1 Intro Journey towards Agile Leadership
  • 2.5.2 Foundations of Good Decisions
  • 2.5.3 What is Mindset?
  • 2.5.4 Awareness, Choice & Change
  • 2.5.5 Do, Lead & Coach
  • 2.6.1 Intro Tools & Techniques
  • 2.6.2 Catalyst Conversation
  • 2.6.3 Powerstyles
  • 2.6.4 Manager on a Page
  • 2.6.5 1-on-1 Meetings
  • 2.7 Outro Agile Leadership
  • 2.8 Assignments Agile Leadership

Course Instructor

Sohrab Salimi
Sohrab Salimi

Scrum Academy GmbH

Sohrab is Managing Partner and CEO of Scrum Academy GmbH and has been a Certified Scrum Trainer® of the Scrum Alliance for almost ten years, where he was also a member of the Board of Directors until the end of 2020.

His background as a management consultant at Bain & Company, his later work as Chief Innovation Officer at SE-Consulting, and his medical degree give Sohrab a holistic perspective on people and organizations in agile transformation.

With years of experience, over 10,000 trained participants, multiple agile certifications, Strategyzer Coach accreditation, and numerous e-learning and in-house courses, Sohrab is one of the most experienced and versatile agile trainers in the world.

His long-standing clients include Roche, MAN Truck & Bus, Trivago, Bosch and Allianz.

In addition to live trainings, online courses, in-house trainings and consulting activities, Sohrab also hosts the regular Agile Insights Conversations. In these roundtable discussions, he regularly interviews world-renowned authors, thought leaders and experts on agile topics.

Sohrab also drives the translation of agile literature into German and has already appeared in this activity for the translations of the Geoff Watts books (Product Mastery and Scrum Mastery). He is currently working on making the books on Beyond Budgeting (Bjarte Bogsness) and Radical Focus (Christina Wodtke) available for the German market. A publication is planned for 2023.

Sohrab lives in Cologne with his wife and three children. In his free time, he enjoys sports, reading, cooking, singing and traveling.

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