Driving Innovation with Agile Tools (in English)

Understanding the Agile Mindset and Applying Agile Methods

Kursnummer: STR-104


In times of extremely volatile markets, the traditional methods and tools are no longer enough to tackle the challenges of the digital world. Individuals and companies need to adapt to changes in an agile manner, being able not only to follow trends but at best to trigger and lead them. 

'Agile' is a mindset, a set of values and principles as well as several frameworks, and methodologies and tools. Originating from the software development industry, the agile way is applicable to any complex, uncertain and fast changing environment. It enables leaders from all sectors to be innovative every day. Growing in popularity, agile methodologies have been expanded and adopted in financial institutions, design firms, government offices and other places. With a flexible approach and the right starting base, this training course will support you in finding a way to make agile work for you.

This workshop will be held in English language.

What you learn

  • introduction to agile: Agile manifesto, principles and their evolution
  • agile mindset, applications and advantages of agile approaches compared to waterfall project management
  • management 3.0: the agile way of leading
  • empowered teams, continuous improvement, collaborative retrospection
  • introduction to the two most popular methodologies: Scrum and Kanban    

How you learn

  • theoretical input
  • practical exercises and simulations
  • feedback and reflection in group discussions and activities
  • inspiration, impulses and fun

Für wen

  • leaders and enablers, working in complex and constantly changing environments
  • managers, interested in creating the right mindset to ensure continuous improvement and sustainable development in their teams and companies 


Anablava Ligataj

Anablava Ligataj
Senior Agile Project Manager, New Work SE, Certified Scrum Master

What motivates me: Creating the right environment for individuals, teams and products to grow and stay at the edge of the future.

What I’d like to move and shake with this course: Create awareness of an innovative mindset and share the frameworks agile offers to approach culture, complexity and continuous change. 

Experience I bring to the table: I have been part of many complex projects, in global corporations, middle sized companies, as well as working with startups. In these projects my role has varied, including project management, process management, team development, and organizational change. The one common denominator has been approaching these complex setups with the agile mindset and methods. Currently, I am the agile coach for HalloFreelancer at New Work SE (formerly XING SE). At HalloFreelancer, we strive for agility among all disciplines and structures to foster an innovative and customer centric approach to our daily work. 

Gastón Salgueiro Iglesias

Gastón Salgueiro Iglesias
Team Lead Engineering, New Work SE, Certified Scrum Master, Certified Agile Practitioner (Project Management Institute)

What motivates me: To help teams find the right processes to deliver their goals, and coach them to create a safe environment in which they can develop further as both groups and individuals.

What I’d like to move and shake with this course: Agile is here to drive knowledge based projects in a successful and sustainable way. This workshop introduces the basics and empowers the participants to start the transition of their daily routines using an agile mindset.

Experience I bring to the table: I have been a Software Developer, Technical Lead and Project Manager while working and managing projects for early adopters of agile like Google and Electronic Arts in Argentina, United States and Europe. I've also been involved in the startup landscape. I'm currently leading three teams at XING, helping them deliver value and successful products, while maintaining a healthy environment in which people feel empowered, and are able to develop themselves.

Zeit und Ort

Zeit: 15.09.2020, 18:00-22:00 Uhr
16.09.2020, 12:00-20:00 Uhr
freie Plätze
Ort: anywhere / online
Kursnummer: STR-104

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