In this course, Collaboration and Self Management in Agile Environments, you’ll learn to be a highly successful member of any Agile team. First, you’ll explore the skills required to thrive within an agile environment. Next, you’ll discover how to leverage Agile principles for success. Finally, you’ll learn how to effectively collaborate within and between Agile and non-Agile environments. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of effective collaboration and self-management needed to thrive within any Agile team.
Megan Andrew is an end-to-end Product Manager and Freelance Consultant. She has managed a range of products across the banking and insurance industries, and successfully started a joint venture business from the ground up.
Course Overview Hi, everyone. My name is Megan Andrew, and welcome to my course on Collaborating and Self Management in Agile Environments. I'm currently in the business consulting space and have worked within product management for the last seven years, both within really large corporates, as well as within much smaller startups. This course is a look into how to thrive within an agile environment, as well as how to effectively collaborate between both agile and non‑agile environments. With so many organizations using an agile approach, moving towards agile, or leveraging elements of agile, it really is essential to have the skills, techniques, and knowledge required for effectively operating and collaborating within the agile space. Some of the major topics that we'll cover will include how to successfully operate and collaborate within a self‑managing team, leveraging Agile's framework for ensuring sustainable and reliable implementation, as well as for ongoing optimization and improvement, the skills and approach required to successfully collaborate between agile and non‑agile environments. By the end of this course, you'll have the usable skills, knowledge, and techniques that will allow you to effectively collaborate and a thrive within any agile environment. Before beginning the course, you should be familiar with Agile, the Agile principles, and the basics of how to leverage the Agile approach within the project management space. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn about collaborating and thriving within an agile team with the Collaboration and Self Management in Agile Environments course, at Pluralsight.