Agile Leadership

Agile Leadership

A specialised leadership course, focusing on the skills and behaviours required for leaders to lead Agile teams and to be successful in an Agile environment. The agile approach is a powerful tool that improves project collaboration and team productivity.

This one-day workshop was developed by Erika Barden, inaugural member on the Master of Advanced Leadership Practice (MALP) programme at Massey University, New Zealand.

The course material is based on the latest research and years of experience in Agile.

Lead Agile Teams
Navigate Uncertainty
Facilitate Change

Agile leaders are inclusive, democratic, open to new ideas and innovation

Source: Center for Agile Leadership, 2017

Course Outcomes

This one-day workshop is aimed at current and aspiring leaders, managers and project sponsors.

Topics include what agile actually means; agile terminology and approaches; embracing and encouraging change; and what it means to be an agile leader, and how this differs from traditional leadership.

What's included

  • 8 hours of interactive classroom training
  • Attendance certificate (8 PDUs)
  • Course material
  • Morning & afternoon tea and lunch
  • Student workbook

Details about the training

  • Delivery leads
  • Executive Leaderships
  • Project Leaders
  • Project Managers
  • Project Sponsors

Duration: 1 day workshop

Public training are available around New Zealand and Australia:

  • Auckland
  • Rotorua
  • Wellington
  • Nelson
  • Christchurch
  • Dunedin


  • Melbourne
  • Sydney
  • Brisbane

Corporate training available anywhere in New Zealand and the rest of Asia Pacific.

Minimum numbers apply.

Course fee: NZD $1,059 + GST

Contact us for corporate rates.

  • Introduction to Agile
  • Reasons to go Agile
  • What Agile isn’t
  • Agile approaches and terminology
  • Traditional versus Agile leadership
  • Key skills and behaviours of an Agile leader
  • Practical recommendations to be a successful Agile leader

No available dates in your area? Contact us to talk about in-house delivery or joining a waiting list.

No formal prerequisites, although a familiarity with leadership would be beneficial

Participants can claim 8 PDUs (Professional Development Units) with the Project Management Institute (PMI) and contribute these towards the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) Certification.

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