Coaching and People Management is very important, so I took various different courses to bring my skill set up to the latest technique.
I attended this Scrum course with a colleague of mine in order to enforce the use of Agile methodologies at UKTV.
Each training session will present the basic principles of agile development and specifically go into detail of Scrum practices. The presentation will be followed by practical exercise so that all participants have a chance to experience the Scrum practices. Introduction to Agile Principles, Background, Agile Manifesto, SCRUM Practices, Roles & Responsibilities, Sprint Meetings (Planning, Review, Daily Scrum), Sprint Tracking (Backlogs, Burn-down Charts, Velocity), Practical hands-on exercise, Awareness of Technical Practices, Continuous Integration, Test Driven Development, Refactoring.
I attended this People Management course in oder to mentor my teams even better.
Course outline: Understanding the role of a manager, its demands and expectations, Clarifying and communicating what you expect of others, Organising, planning and allocating workload, Understanding what motivates people , Improving communication skills, Dealing with problems and difficult situations.