The ALH Foundation course will teach the participants the foundation of building an organization that:

  • Is fast
    • Delivers value fast
    • Learns fast
    • Changes fast and inexpensively when needed
  • Is reliable and resilient
    • keeps promises and commitments
    • Have high quality standards in all aspects
    • Is able to react quickly and sensibly to the unexpected
  • Is innovative
    • Have motivated, energetic employees
    • Explore and experiment
    • Can handle complex challenges
  • Have balanced empathy
    • With the customer
    • With the employee
    • With other stakeholders and society at large

 

The following principles and models are used

  • Cynefin for complexity and sense-making
  • Systems Thinking
  • Beyond Budgeting
  • Dual Leadership
  • Lean thinking, Scrum and Kanban
  • The Learning organization

Target group

Ambitious managers/leaders at middle and top level, who want to capitalize on the benefits of Agile Lean Leadership.

The agenda for the day is

  • Agile Lean context
    • ​The challenges and benefits
    • The history of and trends in Agile Lean Leadership, contrast to neo-Taylorist management
    • Intrinsic motivation and pride of workmanship
  • Agile Lean Leadership, a synthesis learned from:
    • Cynefin for complexity and sense-making
    • Systems Thinking
    • Beyond Budgeting
    • Dual Leadership
    • Lean thinking, Scrum and Kanban
    • The Learning organization
  • Agile Lean Leadership, the 4 values and 16 principles
    • Clarity of purpose​, a clear vision
    • A clear line of sight to the customer, be clear on who you serve and why
    • Leadership in complex domains, the organization as a complex organism. Binding people together with common goal and values, not rules and regulations
    • Focus on sustainability and resilience, keep everything working over time and through changes
    • Building psychological safety and leading for learning
  • Agile Lean Organization, characteristics and building blocks
    • Challenges in the organization
    • Creating trust, transparency and commitment
    • Decentralized mandate and decision making, design of teams, circles and roles
    • Disciplined reflection, learning and improvement
    • A prototype ALL organization , periphery, center, teams, circles etc.
  • Agile Lean Change, making the change, some practical patterns to follow
    • Making sense of the situation in the organization, the future backwards
    • Involving the organization in designing the organizational architecture
    • Dual Leadership in real life
    • Further reading and learning, recommendations
  • Deep Questions and Answers

Some understanding of fundamental Agile and Scrum will be required, for example through a Certified Scrum Master or Product Owner course or our Agile Lean Leadership – Introduction.

The price is EUR 640, NOK/SEK 5.900 or DKK 4.750 excl. VAT, please register at info@agileleanhouse.com.