What Makes Us Different?

  • Our programs are lovingly crafted by HR professionals for HR professionals, not tech-Agile

  • They’re intensive, practical and interactive with immediate, hands-on experience in applying Agile HR mindset and tools to real HR topics

  • Applicable to all organisational contexts – from full Agile to hybrid to companies only just beginning their Agile evolution

 

Benefits of the Agile HR Certified Practitioner Program

 
  • Understand why organisations are ‘going Agile’ and the implications for HR and the future of work

  • Gain practical tools and evidence-based methods to start applying Agile HR to your own work

  • Co-create a great employee experience using Agile HR techniques and design thinking

  • Learn to manage risk and prioritise your HR portfolio of work with stakeholders and customers

  • Boost your own productivity and effectiveness with Agile HR

  • Lead successful projects and design HR services that your people and leaders actually want and need

  • Be a trusted business partner able to consult on Agile and digital organisational transformation

  • Coach leaders and teams to build Agile networks of collaboration

  • Begin to evolve your own HR operating model for Agile working and collaboration

  • All learning underpinned by our Agile People Ops Capability Model ©

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Content of 2-Day Workshop

 

Day 1

Introduces the mindset of Agile, as a response to an increasingly VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous) world, exploring the implications for HR and the future of work.

You’ll deep dive into Agile frameworks, discover how Agile teams and organisations work, and get comfortable with words like Scrum, Kanban and incremental development.

Next, you’ll translate Agile into HR and people practices, gaining practical tools to apply Agile HR back in your organisation.

Day 2

You’ll be exploring HR’s role in Agile organisational transformation, the importance of Agile leadership and different approaches to scaling Agile.

You’ll apply Agile HR techniques to your own project or complex problem and learn how to validate decisions using data, metrics and employee experience.

To strengthen your human-centric approach, you test out design thinking and use personas, experience mapping and user stories.

Finally, you begin to explore how to evolve the HR operating model to support Agile working, collaboration and transparency through the cycle of test, learn and adapt.

Each day is simulated like a sprint (in Scrum) using a Scrum board, user stories, stand-ups and timeboxed activities. All learning is mapped against the Agile People Ops Capability Model ©.

 

 

Certification

Choose a real HR organisational project, prepare solutions and suggestions to a case study, complete a virtual certification assessment and, on passing, receive an Accredible E-Badge and Certificate.

 Undertake the Certification Assessment 2-6 weeks post-program (certification window open for 6 months)  Achieve 65% against The Agile People Ops Capability Model © to receive e-badge and certificate
 
 

A - Assignment

Study the Agile People Ops Capability Model© and, using your Agile HR know-how, make it actionable against a chosen HR domain such as L&D or Performance. This project might be something you were working on prior to attending the workshop, or completely new. Talk through a presentation based on your findings and outcomes.

B - Case Study

Prepare your solutions and suggestions to 1 of 3 Agile HR case studies. For example, Product Development Department ’going Agile’.

C - Certification Assessment

During a 60-minute virtual certification assessment, present your assignment and case study and respond to a hypothetical Agile HR scenario, demonstrating an Agile mindset and application of the Agile People Ops Capability Model©.

Ideally, Certification Assessment will be 2 to 6 weeks after the workshop (generally dependant on your level of experience with Agile) but must be completed within 6 months.

D - Feedback and Awarding Certification

Achieve a score of 65% or more against the Agile People Ops Capability Model© to receive an Accredible Certificate and E-Badge.

Agile People Ops Capability Model ©

1 Build Business Value Commercially minded & builds people practices that help organisations delight their customer

2 Agile Context Able to speak the language of Agile & guide Agile organisational design

3 Agile HR Coach An influencer of Agile People strategy, helping Agile practices & collaboration flourish

4 Apply Agile Philosophy, Values & Frameworks Agile for HR – applying Agile values & frameworks to your own HR work

5 Co-create Employee Experience HR for Agile – deliver services, projects & products that support Agile practices & build a great place to work

6 Evidence-based Thinks like a scientist to test hypotheses, busts myths & validates decisions with data

7 Innovate Within Constraints Views Agile as risk mitigation & that innovation happens within clearly defined boundaries of regulation & compliance

8 Continuous Improvement Enables feedback loops and strives for continuous improvement at personal, team & organisational level

9 Human-centric Values employees as human beings that have emotions, needs & ideas, rather than resources to be managed

10 Agile HR Operating Model Appreciates Agile is opposite to blueprinting & uses the cycle of test, learn & adapt to redesign how HR teams collaborate

 

Pricing

GBP 1200 | EUR 1750 | AUD 2300 | USD 1850

plus applicable tax