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Workshop Valuable Agile Retrospectives for Teams, Utrecht
June 20, 2016 - June 21, 2016€484
In this interactive workshop you can practice different exercises from the Retrospective Exercises Toolbox to facilitate agile retrospectives. You will learn the “what” and “why” of retrospectives, the business value and benefits that they can bring for your agile team.
Who should attend this workshop
This workshop is intended for:
- Retrospective facilitators
- Agile coaches
- Scrum masters
- Team, product or project managers
- Anybody involved in retrospectives
You will learn how to design and facilitate agile retrospectives that help (Scrum) teams and organizations to become more agile and lean.
This workshop helps you to practice retrospectives and develop your facilitation skills. You will do different kinds of retrospective, using exercise like:
- Sail Boat
- Effective questioning
- Dealing with feelings in teams
- Improving using strengths with Solution Focused
- Root cause analysis of problems
- Getting Feedback with the Perfection Game
What will you get out of the workshop Valuable Agile Retrospectives
You will learn in this workshop how to adopt and apply retrospectives in your own organization and how to use a toolbox with retrospective exercises to do valuable agile retrospectives with teams which contribute to the goals and results of your organization.
- Understanding of the why, what and how of agile retrospectives
- Practice different retrospective exercises
- Know how to create a safe environment to run a retrospectives
- Skills for facilitating retrospectives
Cost of this full-day workshop is €645,- excluding VAT. This price includes all workshop materials and lunch. Early bird discount of 25%: €484,- when registering before June 1!
There’s a 25% discount for every additional attendee from the same organization! Please indicate how many people will attend the workshop when subscribing.
Free cancellation of the workshop is possible until two weeks before the workshop date. If you are not able to attend the workshop then a colleague may take your place. Please let me know who will attend. The workshop may be cancelled if there are insufficient participants.
Attendees of this workshop will receive a free copy of the ebook Getting Value out of Agile Retrospectives in English or a copy of a translated edition.
About the Trainer
Ben Linders is an Independent Consultant in Agile, Lean, Quality and Continuous Improvement, based in The Netherlands. Author of Getting Value out of Agile Retrospectives, Waardevolle Agile Retrospectives, What Drives Quality and Continuous Improvement.
As an adviser, coach and trainer he helps organizations to improve continuously by deploying effective software development and management practices.
Ben is recognized worldwide as an expert practitioner on Agile Retrospectives. He’s a well respected member of many networks and meetups on Agile Retrospectives and Continuous Improvement, an invited (keynote) speaker at conferences and in-company events, and a renowned trainer and author.
“I got a better understanding of retrospectives and many ideas on how to use them in my work. I can suggest this workshop to anyone that wants to go agile. Also thanks for the reading material, I found it very helpful.”
Bill Souliotis – Manager Software Research & Development Graphics User Interface at BETA CAE Systems
“After working together for many years, our team (myself included) grew out of the need for formal retrospectives. This workshop helped to get some fresh ideas that can refuel our retros and stressed some key points about the necessity and importance of facilitation in these events.”
Yorgos Saslis – Solution Design Executive at CytechMobile.com
“I’d like to thank you again for your excellent workshop. It was fun and I already started using some of the ideas with my team. The change is definitely notable.”
Liran Ben-Porat, qSpark LTD
“I found the workshop very useful. We’ve already started to experiment with some action items we gave ourselves in the workshop, doing changes in our overall retrospective approach. We are also trying out cross facilitation, having our retrospectives facilitated by a Scrum master of another team.”
Simona Humpolová, Scrum master at EmbedIT
- Detailed description workshop Valuable Agile Retrospectives for Teams
- Book: Getting Value out of Agile Retrospectives
- Boek: Waardevolle Agile Retrospectives
This workshop is also given as a tutorial, and as private in-house workshop tailored to the specific situation and needs of your company. Contact me if you want to discuss the possibilities.
If you want to know more about this workshop or any other workshops or training sessions, feel free to contact me.