Agile + DevOps East 2023 Pre-conference Training : Agile & DevOps Leadership—ICAgile Certification - $995 - October 17-19
Tuesday, October 17, 2023 - 12:00pm to Thursday, October 19, 2023 - 5:00pm

Agile & DevOps Leadership—ICAgile Certification - $995 - October 17-19

  • Learn how to lead critical culture changes and improve organizational agility
  • Understand agile and DevOps and how to implement these transformations across the enterprise
  • Learn how to apply critical agile and DevOps values and principles across multiple teams
  • Discuss industry best implementation practices and methodologies for developing and delivering better software
Competitive markets dictate an ever increasing need to be able to react quickly and deliver business value and quality efficiently. Organizations who cannot evolve to the newer and faster paced delivery models will not survive. Agile and DevOps are necessary to deliver robust software solutions and products quickly and reliably, without increasing risk or sacrificing quality. Today’s leaders need to understand what agile and DevOps are all about and how to lead and implement it across the enterprise to remain competitive and facilitate growth. 
Designed for executives and organizational leaders, this course teaches what you need to know to successfully implement agile and DevOps in your organization. Learn how to apply critical agile and DevOps values and principles along with experience-based best practices for implementation. Avoid the common mistakes of agile and DevOps implementations and take home a leadership framework for success.
Upon completion of the course, students will understand agile and DevOps necessities including:
  • Behaviors that increase agility
  • Developing yourself as a leader
  • Leading organizational transformations to improved agility
  • Agile and DevOps values and principles
  • Value stream identification and mapping
  • Industry best implementation practices and methodologies
  • Successful organizational models for agile and DevOps Transformational leadership characteristics
  • How to lead culture change
Hands-on Exercises
Participants will participate in collaborative exercises which are designed to enhance leadership skills and insights needed for successful agile and DevOps transformation.
Who Should Attend
This course is appropriate for experienced executives and line of business leaders, directors and managers, project managers, and business or product owners.
Course Structure
This course has an optimal mix of lecture and collaborative exercises. Participants leave with a completed Personal Leadership Plan.
ICAgile Certification
Successful attendees are awarded the ICAgile Certified Professional—Leading with Agility (ICP-LEA) credential. Additionally, the certified attendees will be listed on the ICAgile website, indicating their designation. Coveros recommends Agile Fundamentals—ICAgile Certified Professional (ICP) for those seeking ICAgile's certification.The ICAgile certification fee is included with your registration for your convenience.
Course Outline
Why Agile and DevOps?
  • Global change and competitiveness 
  • Shifts in organizational culture 
  • Business benefits of agile and DevOps
Agile and DevOps Defined
  • What is agile? What is DevOps?
  • Agile and DevOps History 
  • The Three Ways
  • Agile value and principles
  • DevOps methodologies and practices DevOps challenges
Your Leadership Role in Agile and DevOps 
  • Characteristics of a transformational leader 
  • Transformational forms of power and influence
  • Storytelling and leadership communication and actions
  • Emotional intelligence and mindfulness
  • Development of self perspective and personal purpose and values
  • Developing a strategic perspective
Establishing a Generative Culture
  • What is Culture
  • Westrum’s Three Cultures Model
  • Recognizing your existing culture
  • Aspects of an agile and DevOps culture 
  • Developing culture and people


Transformation Process 
  • Organizations as Human Systems
  • Transformation Anti-Patterns
  • Assessing your situation and building a plan for transformation
  • The plan, build and scale model for transformation
  • Scaling Models
  • Putting it all together
Agile and DevOps Roles and Organization Structure
  • How roles change in agile and DevOps 
  • The Transformational Leader
  • T-Shaped Engineering Staff
  • Organizational approaches to agile and DevOps
Wrap Up
  • Your personal leadership and transformation plan
  • Resources
  • Next steps & actions for transformation


Class Daily Schedule
3-Day Class Daily Schedule: 12:00pm-5:00pm ET/9:00am-2:00pm PT
2-Day Class Daily Schedule: 10:30am-5:00pm ET/7:30am-2:00pm PT
Times represent the typical daily schedule. Please confirm class schedule at registration.


Training Course Fee Includes
  • ICAgile certification fee.
  • Easy course access: Attend training right from your computer and easily connect your audio via computer or phone. Easy and quick access fits todayís working style and eliminates expensive travel and long days in the classroom.
  • Live, expert instruction: Instructors are sought-after practitioners, highly-experienced in the industry who deliver a professional learning experience in real-time.
  • Valuable course materials: Courses cover the same professional content as our classroom training, and students have direct access to valuable materials.
  • Rich virtual learning environment: A variety of tools are built in to the learning platform to engage learners through dynamic delivery and to facilitate a multi-directional flow of information.
  • Hands-on exercises: An essential component to any learning experience is applying what you have learned. Using the latest technology, your instructor can provide hands-on exercises, group activities, and breakout sessions.
  • Real-time communication: Communicate real-time directly with the instructor. Ask questions, provide comments, and participate in the class discussions.
  • Peer interaction: Networking with peers has always been a valuable part of any classroom training. Live Virtual training gives you the opportunity to interact with and learn from the other attendees during breakout sessions, course lecture, and Q&A.
  • Small class size: Live Virtual courses are limited in small class size to ensure an opportunity for personal interaction.