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Agile methods for digitalized industry

Industry leaders can greatly benefit from learning about agile working methods as it can contribute to increased productivity, customer focus, flexibility, engaged employees and innovativeness. By using agile working methods, an organization can become more efficient and adaptable, which can increase its success in the market.

Target group

The course is aimed at people in a management function (managers, middle managers, team leaders, project managers, etc.) mainly in industry who are interested in learning more about agile working methods.

Content

Traditional organizations tend to get clogged over time and inefficient. To mitigate this there is a need for agile organization that rely less on legacy structures and processes and much more on updating and optimizing processes to facilitate better work. In this manner agile organizations become responsive and adaptable to the changes accruing around them.  For achieving the agile transition organizations need agile methods.  This course is targeted for managers within the digitalized industry sector. The course covers the following areas:

  1. Foundations of agile methods.
  2. Case studies of practical examples of agile adoption in industrial settings.
  3. What industry managers should know about agile approach.
  4. Assessment methods of agile readiness of the digitalized industrial organization.
  5. Strategic thinking and roadmap development for agile transition.

The goal of the course is that the participants should be able to:

  • Describe and understand the core principles of agile methods.
  • Understand the possibilities, challenges, and issues while adopting agile methods in industrial organizations.
  • Identify the areas with the digitalized industry sector where agile approaches can be utilized and how can be adopted.
  • Assess and develop a strategy and roadmap for implementing agile ways of working in the digitalized industry.

The course is offered in collaboration with Combitech through Stefan Aleborg who has long experience of working with agile methods in different type of organizations.

This course is developed within the project Smart Industry phase 2 and funded by the Swedish Knowledge Foundation (KK-stiftelsen).

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