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Georgia Tech Professional Education

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About the course

Today’s hyper-competitive, fast-paced world requires organizations to become Agile. The agility of an organization is limited to the extent its leaders are committed to making the entire organization Agile. But commitment is not sufficient — leaders also require knowledge and experience. In this highly interactive workshop, you will learn from the experiences of your colleagues and the years of experience that your instructor will share with you. The goal of this workshop is to help you become an effective leader of a successful Agile organization.

What You Will Learn

  • Basic principles
  • Agile estimation and planning
  • Agile leadership
  • Team building

How You Will Benefit

  • Understand what hinders agility in traditional organizations.
  • Be able to apply lessons from existing Agile organizations and review solutions.
  • Apply systems thinking and avoid counterproductive local optimizations.
  • Learn how to use Agile estimation and planning.
  • Know the organizational changes required to become Agile.
  • Discuss the issues an organization will face as it becomes Agile.


  • Basic principles
  • Agile estimation and planning
  • Agile leadership
  • Team building
  • Mapping traditional roles and activities to their Agile equivalent

Who should attend

This course is designed for leaders at all levels, including managers and executive team members.

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Jim Consuegra

Jim Consuegra is the Academic Director of Computing and IT programs at Georgia Tech Professional Education. He began his career at the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1983 as a manager within the Georgia Tech Research Institute, where he was responsible for centers that provided computing and ...


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