AGILE HR - MAKE THE SHIFT
ONLINE TRAINING COURSE
Due to the recent COVID-19 outbreak, we have witnessed a huge shift in the way we learn, work and live.
That’s why we truly believe that a training course like this is more valuable than ever.
In this fast-changing world, following agile principles enables organizations to innovate
quickly to meet rapidly changing customer needs.
Since people are an integral part of the journey towards business agility, more and more organizations are applying an agile mindset to HR and people development by realizing how critical that role is for the journey’s success.
Embarking on this journey will raise a lot of questions:
How does a people-based strategy and operations need to change when working in a company embracing the agile value structure?
How can HR support an agile organizational transformation?
How can we apply agile thinking to enhance performance, accountability, and growth?
How can we create agile-friendly structures for salaries and benefits?
Job Roles – are they needed in the future?
What role does employee engagement and motivation play?
How can we acquire the “right” people to support the strategic growth of the organization?
What are the specific skills that we need to use to run an agile transformation from a people perspective?
Regardless of whether you are an agile coach, a line manager or an HR professional, you will need to understand how a people-based strategy and people based operations need to change when working in a company embracing the agile value structure:
How does Performance Management, Recruitment, Learning and Development, Compensation and Benefits and the way we perform Employee Engagement Surveys change?
What are the specific skills that we need to run an agile transformation from a people perspective?
Is there still a need for Succession Planning in the future?
During the training course we cover
- Introduction to the agile approach and why work with agility?
- What characterizes the agile mindset and how to change the traditional HR processes when we are working with agile values?
- How should HR adapt work to create maximum value in an agile organization?
- What should recruitment, performance evaluations, and salary discussions look like?
- What concrete examples are there? How have others achieved this transformation? What works across contexts?
- How can you use agile techniques like Scrum and Kanban for HR?
HR’s role in an Agile organization Learning Outcomes
Participants will gain knowledge about:
How HR can support an agile organizational transformation: Assess the current organizational structure and design a new structure that enables business agility, maximizes communication and collaboration within and among teams and enables the flow of value.
Goal setting and performance management in a new way: Appraise current performance management practices and identify ways of bringing Agile thinking to enhance performance, accountability and growth.
Salaries and benefits for an agile organization: Describe and contrast traditional incentive structures with Agile-friendly structures, discuss the pros and cons of each approach and explain how they could apply them to their own environment.
Job Roles – are they needed in the future? Develop an organizational action plan for role modeling an Agile mindset and to build new skills that will enable cross-functional teams.
Employee engagement in an agile manner: Recommend different motivational tools to be applied in a context and describe how the traditional employee engagement survey is changing.
Talent acquisition and the candidate experience: Design a sourcing strategy that can be used to find and acquire the “right” people to support the strategic growth of the organization by taking values, culture, diversity and collaboration into the hiring decision.
Agile learning: Suggest ways to enable and support a learning mindset in a team, supporting the shift from a focus on deficiencies to a focus on the development of new skills and capabilities.
Onboarding practices for agile companies: Design an onboarding experience that enables new employees to become a part of the organization rapidly and smoothly.
Why the agile mindset is HRs responsibility: Design the talent/people elements needed to help support an Agile transition in an organization and explain how different contexts can influence the approach to be taken.
The needed changes in the HR core function: Relate how the need for business agility affects the HR function and organization and how it impacts HR team members’ roles and behaviors.
Practical tools, templates and exercises for HR and managers: How an HR department can work with agile tools and methods, for example with Kanban, Sprints, Scrum and Retrospectives.
What will happen in the training course?
The training places great emphasis on practical examples and we will present a series of tools that you will be able to use when getting started on your own agile HR initiative. We take you through the agile HR journey from setting goals and developing user stories for HR to implementing sprint planning and monitoring the sprint using Kanban.
Every moment in our workshop - from exercises to games is an opportunity to share, learn and network – and many participants say that the diverse groups we have in these training courses lead to great cross-functional, beneficial discussions.
The training course will be entirely online
It is divided into 12 online sessions and each one will be 2 hours long.
The first session will be held on January 11, 2021 .
The online platform we will be using is zoom
In order to complete the course successfully, you need to participate in at least ten. If you happen to miss some of the sessions you will have the opportunity to watch them later because they will be all recorded.
All attendees will be provided with materials.
Whilst the event is in Serbian, all materials and handouts are in English.
Please, feel free to contact us if you have any questions regarding the use of the zoom platform.
Participants who successfully complete the 12 session training course and post-workshop assignment - case study will receive the ICAgile Certified Professional certification – ICP-AHR.
All the details about the case study will be provided on the first session.
about the trainer
Maja Majstorović Hajduković
Maja Majstorović Hajduković is an HR and organizational change expert with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and retail industry. She is skilled in talent management, organization design, and experience in change management, organizational culture, with a special passion for HR Innovation and Agile HR.
Maja is a founder of Agile People Slovenia, Agile People Instructor (ICP-TAL Certified Professional in Agile Talent/Agile HR, Agile Leadership), and Reiss Motivation Profile Master.
Maja's passion is helping leaders and HR to win with change – empowering value creation in digital times with strong teams, focused leadership and innovative HR.
Since HR has an opportunity to drive an organisational force within business, our focus must be on creating better workplaces through the development of individuals and teams across all disciplines. The trick is to start small and keep it simple.
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