Improv-ing Agile Teams

Improv-ing Agile Teams…

Take your communication and leadership skills from adequate to exceptional, and help improve your Agile teams, using the  the skills of improvised theatre.

Improv-ing Agile Teams

Created by Paul Goddard, the Improv-ing Agile Teams certified modular training programme is split across five high-energy pick-and-mix sessions to develop Agilists communication, presentation and leadership skills using the rules, collaborative principles, and game constraints of improvised theatre.

Help Agile teams collaborate more effectively and how purposefully working within constraints can unlock creativity.

Being modular you can attend one or many of the pick-and-mix sessions and in any order.

Improv-ing Agile Teams Certified

If you attend all five sessions of the Improv-ing Agile Teams course, you will become IAT certified; demonstrating knowledge and understanding of:

  • How to increase engagement with your Agile team members;
  • Resilience from accepting failure and being positive;
  • How to collaborate through co-creation with others;
  • Creative problem solving techniques and coaching styles.

The modules are pick-and-mix, so you can do in any order and still certify once you have completed all five.

Improv-ing Agile Teams Modules

Improv-ing Agile Teams - Course Info - Session 1

Safety – How accepting failure is essential to discovery

Have you ever encountered a situation where a team did not feel comfortable to suggest ways to solve a problem? This module will help you unlock creativity.

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Improv-ing Agile Teams - Course Info - Session 2

Spontaneity – How to increase the flow of ideas

Have you ever encountered a team member who tends to block or stifle the ideas of others? This module helps you explore and understand why increasing spontaneity can increase the flow of an Agile team.

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Improv-ing Agile Teams - Course Info - Session 3

Storytelling – How narratives help teams relate to their customers and end users.

Have you ever wondered how to motivate a team? Simple storytelling can help Agile teams engage more with each other and with their customers!

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Improv-ing Agile Teams - Course Info - Session 4

Status – How adjusting personal behaviour can encourage collaboration

Do you want to create opportunities for all team members to feel able to speak and contribute? This module explores how subtle changes in human behaviour can dramatically change how we collaborate.

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Improv-ing Agile Teams - Session 5

Sensitivity – How to become more fully engaged with fellow team members

Does the energy level drop in your meetings? Does it take a long time for attendees to “switch on” in meetings? This module helps you engage collaborative skills more freely. 

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Improv-ing Agile Teams

Improv-ing Agile Teams Books

This course is based on the book: Improv-ing Agile Teams: Using Constraints To Unlock Creativity

Find out more about the book at: Improv-ing Agile Teams

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