Managers in today's complex, rapidly changing business environment must be able to effectively respond to change, learn consistently, network effectively, and understand context. Agile is a management philosophy, growing in adoption, that is particularly effective in complex environments experiencing frequent change. Agile evolved out of lean manufacturing and engineering best practices, and encourages self-organization, collaboration, frequent inspection and adaptation to achieve successful solutions with a focus on customer needs and business value. <p></p> This two hour presentation provides participants with an basic understanding of Agile management concepts and principles, how Agile teams work, and what it means to be an Agile manager.
Events Calendar : Introduction to Agile Management - Free Seminar
Our speaker is Adjunct Professor Ainsley Nies, MS, PMP, PMI_ACP, CSM. Ainsley teaches Agile Management for Project Managersin the MS Project Management program at Golden Gate University and is a leader in the agile management community. She is co-author with Diana Larsen of the book Liftoff - Launching Agile Teams & Projects. In addition to an MS in Educational Psychology, Ainsley holds the Project Management Professional, PMI Agile Certified Professional, and Certified Scrummaster designations.
04/25/13 | 6 - 8 pm
Judith Lee, Ageno School of Business