PMI Southwest Ohio Chapter

Be Agile Do Agile Workshop Series

Be Agile Do Agile Workshop Series

Be Agile Do Agile Cover Image OnlyAttend/Watch all 6 sessions and fill out a survey for each to get a chance to win a ticket to attend the Leadership and Innovation 2022 conference

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Monthly Series featuring Agile Experts 


Join us for six sessions that cover three "Big A" agile - understanding and practicing an agile mindset and three on doing "Little A" agile - using the techniques and metrics to perform agile. Facilitated by Tim Kloppenborg, Scrum Master for the Heritage Center Arboretum.

 

The Market is Demanding Agile Skills. We have a chance now to get started, learn, and grow together without the restrictions of geographic bounds:

  • A 6-month series that allows you time to read and incorporate lessons learned from the workshop into your daily work projects with help from industry experts
  • Series of 6 Live Sessions with opportunity for Q&A (recorded for access later by registrants)
  • An Interactive Book Club Application in between monthly live sessions
  • Multiple options to participate – live sessions, interactive book club, or recordings
  • Access to reinforcement materials, articles, and networking
  • Opportunity to collaborate with Thought Leaders and learn more about Agile
  • Discount to PMI Members
Complete all 6 sessions and surveys to get a chance to win a ticket to attend the Leadership and Innovation 2022 conference (>$135 value)


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Agile adoption is now considered mainstream by most companies with 95% having teams use Agile practices. Let’s support project managers and individuals in learning about the Agile practices, tools, and mindset to bring companies further along in this revolution.

According to the 14th Annual State of Agile Report there are numerous benefits to adopting Agile, most notably speed and adaptability (see graph below).

Agile graph 7 21 2021

 

These six sessions will cover three on "Big A" agile - understanding and practicing an agile mindset and three on doing "Little A" agile - using the techniques and metrics to perform agile. The material comes from many different agile approaches and is combined into an agnostic framework that people using any agile approach can find useful.

This is a six-session series. All sessions will be recorded and provided to registrants in addition to receiving a copy of Tim's eBook, Be Agile Do Agile.

Topics & Dates


Occurs the 3rd Wednesday monthly from July thru December 2021. Register for the whole workshop series. If in the past, register for the series in order to access past recordings.

 

Registration Links  Topic PDUs Presenters
21 July 2021 Understanding and Achieving Successful Outcomes

0.5 PDU Leadership

0.5 PDU Business Mgmt

Tim Kloppenborg/Vittal Anantatmula

18 Aug 2021 Engaging Your Team; Leadership, Teamwork, and Roles 1 PDU Leadership Tim Kloppenborg/Vittal Anantatmula
15 Sept 2021 Effective Communication and Collaboration 1 PDU Leadership Tim Kloppenborg/Vittal Anantatmula
20 Oct 2021 Planning Adaptively 1 PDU Technical Tim Kloppenborg/Vittal Anantatmula
17 Nov 2021 Creating Useful Solutions 1 PDU Technical Tim Kloppenborg/Vittal Anantatmula
15 Dec 2021 Giving and Adapting to Feedback

0.5 PDU Leadership

0.5 PDU Technical

Tim Kloppenborg/Vittal Anantatmula

 

Win a Seat to the Leadership and Innovation 2022 Conference!

Attend/View all 6 sessions and complete surveys this year and your name will be put in a drawing for a chance to win a ticket to attend the Leadership and Innovation 2022 conference (>$135 value).

Series Speakers


Tim KloppenborgTim Kloppenborg, PMP, ACP, DASSM
Scrum Master for Heritage Center Arboretum

Tim serves as Scrum Master for the Heritage Center Arboretum. He is a Professor Emeritus from Xavier University and has written 13 books dealing with leadership and project management including his latest, Be Agile Do Agile. Tim has worked in manufacturing, quality, construction, and research, and is a retired U.S.A.F. Reserve officer. He holds Ph.D. in Operations Management from the University of Cincinnati. He is a Project Management Professional (PMP), an Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP), and a Disciplined Agile Senior Scrum Master (DASSM).


Vittal AnantatmulaVittal S. Anantatmula, DSc, MS MBA PMP 
PMI Global Director | Professor at Western Carolina University | Endeavor Executive Fellow at RMIT University | Guest Professor at Keio University

Vittal Anantatmul has taught graduate level courses in classroom, online, and hybrid modes at four universities. He's provided PM and KM related training in the US, Japan, and India and has published approximately 80 journal articles, books and book chapters, presented over 50 papers at international conferences and PMI Chapters. In addition, he's guided about ten PhD students globally. 

 

Be Agile Do Agile Book Club Application by Praxie

The Be Agile Do Agile interactive book app, built specifically by the author(s), gives you the full experience by turning the book into real, practical actions. The app gives you focused assessments and tools for educating, learning, and implementing positive change for you, your employees, your students, and coworkers.

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More information about the application can be found at Be Agile Do Agile Interactive Book App.

 

Links & Resources

    • Recordings will be available after each session, so if you sign up late or miss a session, you can still get caught up before the next one!
  • Be Agile Do Agile eBook
    • Tim Kloppenenborg and Vittal Anantatmula’s Be Agile Do Agile eBook is included in the price of the workshop series – Additional resources provided during workshop series!
  • Interactive Book Club Application included to help connect lessons from the eBook to your individual projects and discuss with others attending the workshop.

 

 
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