Agile for Executives Training

Duration: 1/2 day

Audience:

  • Managers, Directors or Executives responsible for launching and monitoring Scrum projects.
  • Executives interested in understanding the critical nature of their role in the success of Scrum projects.

About the course:

This half-day session will provide executives with an understanding of Agile and Scrum key components and what is needed at the management level to achieve the best business results and fastest ROI. Some key agile concepts which are critical for executives to understand and support are:

  • The productivity and creativity of self-organizing teams
  • The simplicity of Scrum reporting
  • The risk mitigation due to business-driven iterative development
  • The role of the executive in ensuring a successful Scrum project

About the Instructor, Dan Tousignant, PMP, PMI-ACP

Dan is a lifelong project manager and trainer withDan Tousignant extensive experience in managing software development projects. Based upon this experience, he has adopted Agile
as the primary method for developing and implementing software.

Though the role of the professional project manager is changing dramatically through these approaches, Dan coaches organizations on how to transition project managers and leadership to an Agile environment.

Dan has over 20 years of experience providing world class project management for strategic projects, direct P& L experience managing up to 50 million dollar software development project budgets, experience managing multi-million dollar outsourced software development efforts and strong, demonstrated, results-driven leadership skills including ability to communicate a clear vision, build strong teams, and drive necessary change within organizations.

With extensive experience providing coaching and training across industries and the ability to manage relationships at the executive level, Dan knows what it takes to succeed. Dan holds a Bachelor of Science majoring in Industrial Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and is a Certified Project Management Professional, Professional Scrum Master, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner and Certified Scrum Product Owner.

Note: This course will meet 4 of the 21 contact hours needed of Agile Project Management Training to be eligible for the PMI-ACPSM certification or 4 PDUs for PMPs. See our training FAQ for more information.

This course is specifically designed for onsite training and can be customized to your organization. Contact us at dan@capeprojectmanagement.com for more information.