Program Overview:

Over the last decade, both Agile and change management have emerged as strategies to improve change outcomes. Organisations are now looking for approaches to integrate change management and Agile to improve the adoption and usage of iteratively designed solutions. In this innovative one-day workshop, explore the latest research and build specific tactics and plans for adapting change management to Agile iterative development. In this workshop, Prosci provides the best practices and frameworks for applying change management in an Agile environment.

Who Should Attend

This workshop is designed for people who are responsible for delivering the people-side results on Agile projects including:

  • Change management practitioners supporting Agile efforts
  • Agile practitioners integrating the people side into their work
  • Project leaders incorporating Agile principles
  • Any change agent who wants to stay at the forefront of this growing discipline

Learning Objectives

Throughout this workshop, you will:

  • Understand the foundation and parallels of change management and Agile
  • Explore industry-leading research on how to manage change adoption in an Agile initiative
  • Identify specific adaptations for your change management approach
  • Align the Prosci ADKAR® Model with Agile efforts and sprints/releases
  • Align the five organisational change management plans to Agile and identify specific adjustments for each
  • Define change management roles in an Agile environment

Program Agenda

Foundations of Agile and Change Management

  • Origins of Agile
  • Agile and Change Management Principles

Research on Agile and change management

  • Ten practice areas studied

Applying change management when moving from waterfall to Agile

  • Contributors to successful Agile transformations
  • Obstacles to successful Agile transformations
  • Managing the people side of the move from waterfall to Agile

How to adapt change management approach in Agile

  • Obstacles, adaptations and success factors

Adapting The ADKAR Model in Agile

  • In Agile, release and project

Adapting five organisational change plans in Agile

  • Challenges and adaptations

Roles for change management in Agile

Next steps

Course Materials

  • Program workbook, assessments and handouts
  • Best Practices in Change Management
  • Change Management: The People Side of Change
  • ADKAR: A Model for Change in Business, Government and Our Community
  • Executive Summary of Change Management