Empowering Your Team with ICAgile

To deliver great products, you need a great agile team. This course will teach you how to foster collaboration across your team, communicate your team’s progress to your broader organization, and encourage self-organization within your team.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Aug 14, 2018
Duration
2h 5m
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Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Aug 14, 2018
Duration
2h 5m
Description

A team is more than just a group of individuals who share a space. A true team is a group of individuals with complementary skills who are working together towards a shared goal. In this course, Empowering Your Team with ICAgile, you will gain the skills necessary to help your team reach their highest potential. First, you will learn effective strategies for promoting better teamwork across your team. Next, you will discover the benefits of accurately communicating your team’s progress both inside and outside of your team, as well as learn techniques for doing so. Finally, you will explore how to encourage your team to take on a more self-organizing stance and learn what changes must occur in your organization to support this new level of self-organization. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of agile team leadership needed to help your team take control of their own destiny, as well as to enable them to make a more meaningful impact inside of your organization.

About the author
About the author

Jeremy Jarrell is an agile coach and author who helps teams get better at doing what they love. He is heavily involved in the technology community, both as a highly rated speaker throughout the United States.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone. My name is Jeremy Jarrell, and welcome to my course, Empowering Your Team with ICAgile. I'm an agile coach who helps teams get better at doing what they love. Did you know that to create a high-performing team, you need more than just to gather a few talented individuals together? To truly create a high-performing team, those individuals must intentionally focus on learning to become a productive and cohesive unit. In this course, you'll learn the skills you need to help your team identify how they can work together more effectively so they can make the biggest possible impact inside of your organization. Some of the major topics that we will cover include promoting collaboration across your team even when your team is spread across a distributed environment, understanding the different types of knowledge that exist on your team, as well as strategies for sharing each type of knowledge effectively, methods and strategies for communicating the progress your team is making to the rest of your organization, as well as how to choose the right approach for self-organization for your team and how to foster that approach within your team, and how to find success with an Agile approach with your team even when the rest of your organization may not be quite ready to take the plunge. By the end of this course, you'll have the skills necessary to help your team transition from a group of individuals who simply share a space to a truly cohesive and high-performing unit. I hope that you'll join me on this journey to learn how you can enable a high-performing team with the Empowering Your Team with ICAgile course at Pluralsight.