Design Thinking & Agile for HR Teams

Uncover creative practices and seek solutions for complex HR problems through the prism of Design Thinking & Agile methodologies.
Your Instructors:
Dave Snowden
Dave Snowden
Simon Powers
Simon Powers
Elliott Russel
Elliott Russel
Kristyn Haywood
Kristyn Haywood
Gaurava Sahi
Gaurava Sahi
Matt Durack
Matt Durack
Sanjeev Sahgal
Sanjeev Sahgal

Program Date

Nov 22-Dec 24

Duration

5 weeks

Languages

English

Program Type

Cohort Based

Your Investment

US$ 251 US$295

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Who is this course for ::

This program is for HR leaders committed to finding creative solutions to complex problems facing their teams, moving from a foundational understanding of Design Thinking and Agile methodologies to a whole new mindset of creativity, innovation and people-centered progress.

What will you learn ::

  • Understand Agile, Lean, Scrum and Kanban and adapt them to your own mehtodologies.
  • How do our mindsets influence the way we solve problems & how do we change our existing ways of thinking?
  • How to shift from DOING Agile to BEING Agile.
  • Learn how to break down and solve complex problems with the Cynefin framework.

Earn an industry
lauded certificate.

You will receive your certificate via email as a downloadable PDF within days of completing the course. All our learning programs are approved by the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI). Certificates are configured for uploading and sharing on LinkedIn.

What the program covers :

Mandatory Participation
Week 1 (22 Nov - 28 Nov)
  1. 1. Reflect: Where are we now?
    1. Welcome to Week 1
    2. 1.1 COVID - A Catalyst of Complexity
    3. 1.2 Where are the tensions today?
    4. 1.3 Growth Mindset & the power of YET
    5. 1.4 Learning Objectives
    6. 1.5 Our Speakers and Mentors
    7. 1.6 using the Learner Journal and planning for success
    8. 1.7 Important Dates
    9. 1.8 Introduce Yourself & Set your Goals
    10. 1.9 Share Materials
  2. 2. Reflect: Week 1- LIVE Onboarding Session
    1. 2.1 Join us for the Live Onboarding Session
  3. 3. Assimilate: Different Frameworks
    1. 3.1 Design Thinking & Human-Centered Design
    2. 3.2 Design Thinking in Practice
    3. 3.3 Agile, Lean, Kanban & Scrum
    4. 3.4 The Agile Onion
    5. 3.5 Different Methods, One Objective
Week 2 (29 Nov - 05 Dec)
  1. 4. Assimilate: Mindset of Embracing Complexity
    1. Welcome to Week 2
    2. 4.1 From DOING Agile to BEING Agile
    3. 4.2 Sense-Making Model: Cynefin Framework
    4. 4.3 Uses of the Cynefin framework
  2. 5. Assimilate: Week 2 - LIVE Masterclass
    1. 5.1 Join us for the Live Masterclass Session
Week 3 (06 Dec - 12 Dec)
  1. 6. Assimilate: Mindset of Embracing Self-Learning Teams
    1. Welcome to Week 3
    2. 6.1 DOING Agile to BEING Agile: Second Mindset
    3. 6.2 From Vertical Integration to The Self-Organising Org
    4. 6.3 Leading by Enabling Constraints
    5. 6.4 Values Underpinning Structural Changes
    6. 6.5 Principles Underpinning How Teams Work
    7. 6.6 Team Structures: Ways of Working
    8. 6.7 From Learning to Meaning Making
  2. 7. Assimilate: Week 3 - LIVE Power Hour
    1. 7.1 Join us for the Power Hour
Week 4 (13 Dec - 19 Dec)
  1. 8: Assimilate: Mindset of Embracing Adaptive & Iterative Strategy
    1. Welcome to Week 4
    2. 8.1 Iterative Strategy
    3. 8.2 Adaptive Approach for Business
    4. 8.3 PLAN to ACT, ACT to LEARN, LEARN to WIN
    5. 8.4 Closing: Do the Next Right Thing
  2. 9. Live: Learner Time Matters
    1. 9.1 Join us for the Learner Time Matters session
Week 5 (20 Dec - 24 Dec)
  1. 10. Apply: The Three Mindsets in Action
    1. Welcome to Week 5
    2. 10.1 Putting it all together
    3. 10.2 Final Project
    4. 10.3 Feedforward Guidelines
  2. 11. Closing & Feedback
    1. 11.1 Your Inputs Matters
12.Bonus Material from Van Lai-DuMone
  1. 12. Incorporating Creativity to Drive Mindset Shifts in HR Bonus Material from Van Lai-DuMone

Meet your Instructors :

Dave Snowden
Founder & Chief Scientific Officer, Cognitive Edge
Simon Powers
CEO and Founder, Adventures with Agile
Elliott Russel
Global Learning & Development Programme Manager EMEA, Boeing
Kristyn Haywood
Founding Director, People for Success
Gaurava Sahi
Expert Associate Partner - Organization Practice, Mckinsey & Company
Matt Durack
Expert Associate Partner - Design, Mckinsey & Company
Sanjeev Sahgal
Head HR Strategy and Agile HR, The World Bank

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