Agility 11
Raise Your Business Agility to a New Level

Training

World-Class Agile Training

  • Interactive & highly impactful training approach: you'll both learn and retain knowledge

  • Practical tools & techniques you can apply immediately to improve your Agility

  • Gain deep insights we've learned the hard way: through decades of experience in the trenches



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Certified Scrum Master® (CSM®)

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Certified Scrum Product Owner® (CSPO®)

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Certified Agile Leadership I (CAL I)

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Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM®)

The Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM®) course is an immersion into the ScrumMaster role with hands-on activities teaching how to build high-performing Agile teams and optimize your effectiveness using Scrum.

What you’ll learn:

  • Agile values & principles – how to 'Be Agile', not just 'Do Scrum'

  • The Scrum framework – how all the pieces fit together, and what’s missing

  • The Scrum roles: Product Owner, ScrumMaster, and Development team

  • The Responsibilities – and mindset - of the ScrumMaster

  • Techniques to effectively facilitate team meetings

  • How to collect and share actionable metrics

  • Ways to help your team manage a product backlog and their daily tasks

  • Leveraging user stories for better feature definition (requirements)

  • Techniques to have high-impact Retrospectives for process improvement

  • Tools for coaching a team to high performance

  • A framework for overcoming roadblocks on the path to Agility

  • Proven solutions to common obstacles in organizations on their Agile journey

  • Long-range product forecasting and estimating methods – the Lean-Agile way

  • Techniques for scaling agile practices to many teams


what our customers are saying:

The class was absolutely fabulous. Brad was very knowledgeable. He is one of the best instructors I’ve met in my 30+ year career.
— Doug Hall, Sr. Integration Manager

Awesome. Very engaging.
— Shavaughn Swain

I have done Agile for years but still found lots of great new techniques & ideas. It also helped me revisit why I believe in Agile.
— Shawna B., Director of Product


Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO®)

The Certified Scrum Product Owner® (CSPO®) is an immersion into the Product Owner role with hands-on activities teaching how build products that customers love using Agile methods. CSPO will be prepare you to be the 'CEO of the Product.'

What you’ll learn:

  • Agile values & principles –how to 'Be Agile', not just 'Do Scrum'

  • The Scrum framework – how all the pieces fit together, and what’s missing

  • The Scrum roles: Product Owner, ScrumMaster, and Development team

  • Responsibilities – and authority - of the Product Owner

  • Several impactful ways to communicate your product vision

  • Tools to succinctly make the business case for your Product

  • Techniques to deeply understand your users and customers

  • Validated learning: how to discover the features customers actually need

  • Simple tools to build an effective Product Roadmap

  • A variety of models for sequencing (prioritizing) features and projects

  • Leveraging user stories for better feature definition (requirements)

  • Patterns for splitting large features into small user stories

  • Backlog refinement (grooming) techniques to optimize your backlog

  • Long-range estimating & forecasting methods – the Lean-Agile way



This has been invaluable for me as a new Product Owner... I cannot imagine how much value Brad has just added to all of the companies represented at this class.
— Johnny Xu, Product Owner @ Granicus

I still recall my agility training in Denver from several years ago. It was monumental for my career development, and I continue to be very grateful and fortunate for the opportunity.
— Britta Eriksen, M.A.


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lead trainer: Brad Swanson, CST®, CEC, CAL Educator, Certified leadership agility® 360 coach

Since 1999, Agility 11 Founder Brad Swanson has been applying Agile practices to lead organizations to success. As a recognized expert in Lean & Agile delivery, Brad has been a trusted coach and consultant for executives and large organizations in Europe, Asia and North America, helping them to optimize their leadership practices, product management and development practices.  He is also an experienced Agile Trainer, using highly interactive and engaging techniques to teach thousands of students how to successfully apply Agile principles and practices.

Brad is a Certified Leadership Agility® 360 Coach, Certified Scrum Trainer® (CST) and Certified Enterprise Coach® (CEC) with expertise in Scrum, Lean, and Kanban, and an early adopter of eXtreme Programming (XP) in 1999. Brad is a former President of Agile Denver and co-founder of the Mile High Agile conference, the region’s largest Agile gathering. Brad is a speaker at international conferences including numerous Global Scrum Gatherings in the USA and Asia, Agile 2011-2014, Mile High Agile, Agile Development Conference East & West, Scrum Colombia Meetup, and PMI Mile Hi Symposium.  He is passionate about building the “right product” — products that users love and achieve business results


Training Materials & Resources

Are you looking to download training materials from one of our classes? Check the email from your instructor with the password and access training materials & resources here.

Please contact us if you attended but don’t have the password.