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July 2023 NKDAgility: Introducing NKD Agility’s Next Generation of Agile Practitioners: Transforming Work, Building Success, and Achieving Greatness in the 21st Century!

Dear NKD Agilists!

We are thrilled to unveil our latest endeavour in revolutionizing how we work, build, and achieve results in the 21st century. Brace yourselves for an extraordinary announcement: NKD Agility proudly presents our new multi-week immersive learning experiences designed to empower individuals like you with the skills, knowledge, and competence to become the next generation of agile practitioners.

In this rapidly evolving world, where adaptability and innovation are essential, the demand for agile professionals has never been greater. At NKD Agility, we believe that true transformation begins with a deep understanding of methodologies such as scrum, agile leadership, product ownership, and the application of professional scrum. Our immersive learning experiences are meticulously crafted to take you on a journey of personal and professional growth, equipping you with the tools necessary to navigate the complexities of the modern workplace.

Picture yourself immersed in an environment that fosters collaboration, creativity, and continuous improvement. Our expert trainers will guide you through a series of hands-on exercises, real-world case studies, and interactive workshops, ensuring that you not only grasp the theoretical foundations but also develop the practical skills to excel in an agile setting. Imagine being able to take what you have learned, apply it in your working environment, and then return to class the following week, armed with questions and reviews of what worked and what didn’t work.

Imagine a learning experience that blends the best of training, coaching, and consulting. Live, real-time, on-the-job.

NKD Agility leads with a deep commitment to nurturing a new breed of agile practitioners who excel in their craft and champion the values of collaboration, adaptability, and continuous learning. We believe that the true measure of success lies in delivering exceptional products and services, building high-performing teams, and fostering a culture of innovation.

By joining our multi-week immersive learning experiences, you become part of a community of like-minded individuals who share a common aspiration: to transform how we work, what we build, and what we achieve. Together, we will redefine the boundaries of what’s possible in the 21st century.

So, are you ready to embark on a transformative journey that will unlock your full potential as an agile practitioner? Join NKD Agility today and be at the forefront of the agile revolution. Together, let’s shape the future of work and create a lasting impact on the world around us. Remember, you get a 30% discount on all courses if you are an NKD Agility ALUMNI. We also have a 20% discount referral program that you can leverage to optimize your training investment.

Yours in agile excellence,

Martin Hinshelwood


Upcoming Training Classes

Find a class and location near you, or search for more classes. Contact us if you don’t find what you want or want a private class for your organization.

Immersive Professional Scrum Product Owner with Russell Miller over 8 weeks starting 11th October 2023

Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO)

11 Oct-13 Oct, 2023
09:00-13:00 EDT
8 weekly half-days
SEATS Immersive Buy Tickets
Immersive Applying Professional Scrum with Simon Bourk over 10 weeks from18th October 2023

Applying Professional Scrum (APS)

18 Oct-20 Oct, 2023
09:00-13:00 EDT
10 weekly half-days
SEATS Immersive Buy Tickets
Immersive Professional Agile Leadership Essentials with Joanna Płaskonka Ph.D. over 7 weeks from 20th October 2023

Professional Agile Leadership Essentials (PAL-e)

20 Oct-1 Oct, 2023
09:00-13:00 BST
7 weekly half-days
SEATS Immersive Buy Tickets
Live Virtual Product Backlog Management Skills with Joanna on 2nd November 2023

Professional Scrum Product Backlog Management Skills

2 Nov, 2023
09:00-17:00 GMT
1 full-days
SEATS Traditional Buy Tickets
Professional Scrum with UX on 20th November 2023 with Joanna

Professional Scrum with User Experience (PSU)

20-21 Nov, 2023
09:00-17:00 GMT
2 full-days
SEATS Traditional Buy Tickets
Evidence-Based Management with Joanna on 4th December 2023

Professional Agile Leadership with Evidence-Based Management (PAL-EBM)

4 Dec, 2023
09:00-17:00 GMT
1 full-days
SEATS Traditional Buy Tickets
Professional Agile Leadership with Joanna on 5th December 2023

Professional Agile Leadership Essentials (PAL-e)

5-8 Dec, 2023
09:00-17:00 GMT
4 half-days
SEATS Traditional Buy Tickets
Live Virtual Product Backlog Management Skills with Joanna on 14th December 2023

Professional Scrum Product Backlog Management Skills

14-15 Dec, 2023
09:00-13:00 CET
2 half-days
SEATS Traditional Buy Tickets

Find a class and location near you, or search for more classes. Contact us if you don’t find what you want or want a private class for your organization.

Our Trainers

Martin Hinshelwood

Martin Hinshelwood

Professional Scrum Trainer, Lean-Agile & DevOps Consultant with 20+ years experience, Professional Kanban Trainer, Microsoft MVP: GitHub & Azure DevOps, Neuro-divergent & Dyslexic

Joanna Płaskonka, Ph.D.

Joanna Płaskonka, Ph.D.

Agile Coach, Consultant and Professional Scrum Trainer

Russell Miller

Russell Miller

Customer-Centric Leader | Product Owner / Product Manager | Agile Organization Coach | Analyst | Engineer | Scrum.org Trainer

Joshua Partogi

Joshua Partogi

Professional Scrum Trainer

Simon Bourk

Simon Bourk

Professional Scrum Trainer, Master Integral Coach

Dan Brown (KanbanDan)

Dan Brown (KanbanDan)

Evolving organisations and improving working lives

What have we been up to?

A short list of our blogs, videos, and webcasts!

Recent Blog Posts

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Recent Videos

The Future of Work In Scotland Webcasts

Agile Actually Podcast

What Classes are Right for you

All of our classes are listed on our site, but here is a list of classes based on who you are or would like to be!

Everyone – Working in an evolving company

Applying Professional Scrum (APS) with Certification

Applying Professional Scrum (APS)

Enables all members of the Scrum Team to learn Scrum while doing it, experiencing what it is like to deliver products using the Scrum framework

Scrum Masters

Courses to help Scrum Masters and Delivery Managers improve their skills

Professional Scrum Master (PSM) with Certification

Professional Scrum Master (PSM)

An interactive activity-based course where students gain a strong understanding of Professional Scrum and the role of the Scrum Master.

Professional Agile Leadership – Evidence-Based Management (PAL-EBM) with Certification

Professional Agile Leadership with Evidence-Based Management (PAL-EBM)

𝗣𝗿𝗼𝗳𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗔𝗴𝗶𝗹𝗲 𝗟𝗲𝗮𝗱𝗲𝗿𝘀𝗵𝗶𝗽 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝗘𝘃𝗶𝗱𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲-𝗕𝗮𝘀𝗲𝗱 𝗠𝗮𝗻𝗮𝗴𝗲𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 (𝗣𝗔𝗟-𝗘𝗕𝗠) is delivered over two half or one full day(s) and includes the industry recognised 𝗣𝗔𝗟-𝗘𝗕𝗠 𝗮𝘀𝘀𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁. It shows how leaders can guide their teams toward continuously improving customer outcomes, organizational capabilities, and business results. EBM focuses on customer value and intentional experimentation to systematically improve an organization’s performance and achieve its strategic goals.

Professional Scrum Master Advanced (PSM-A) with Certification

Professional Scrum Master Advanced (PSM-A)

An advanced class to help experienced Scrum Masters learn how to overcome the challenges they face through immersive facilitated excersises.

Professional Agile Leadership Essentials (PAL-e) with Certification

Professional Agile Leadership Essentials (PAL-e)

Professional Agile Leadership (PAL) Essentials is a 14h workshop, delivered over four half-days that provides a foundation of the role that leaders play in creating the conditions for a successful agile transformation.

Professional Scrum with User Experience (PSU) with Certification

Professional Scrum with User Experience (PSU)

Professional Scrum with User Experience (PSU) is a hands-on, activity-based course where students experience how Scrum and User Experience (UX) align and integrate to create cross-functional teams that connect more closely with end-users and customers, ultimately delivering more value and improving outcomes.

Developers / Scrum Teams

Courses to help all members of the Scrum Team improve their skills

Applying Professional Scrum (APS) with Certification

Applying Professional Scrum (APS)

Enables all members of the Scrum Team to learn Scrum while doing it, experiencing what it is like to deliver products using the Scrum framework

Professional Scrum with User Experience (PSU) with Certification

Professional Scrum with User Experience (PSU)

Professional Scrum with User Experience (PSU) is a hands-on, activity-based course where students experience how Scrum and User Experience (UX) align and integrate to create cross-functional teams that connect more closely with end-users and customers, ultimately delivering more value and improving outcomes.

Professional Scrum with Kanban (PSK) with Certification

Professional Scrum with Kanban (PSK) Training Experience with Certification

Teaches Scrum practitioners how to apply Kanban practices to their work without changing Scrum, bringing greater transparency and flow.

Product Owners / Product Managers

training to help Product Managers improve their abilities.

Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO) with Certification

Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO)

Being a professional Product Owner encompasses more than writing requirements or managing a Product Backlog. Product Owners need to have a concrete understanding of all product management aspects, including but not limited to product ownership, that drives value from their products.

Professional Scrum Product Owner – Advanced (PSPO-A) with Certification

Professional Scrum Product Owner - Advanced (PSPO-A)

Professional Scrum Product Owner - Advanced (PSPO-A) is a hands-on, activity-based course that focuses on helping experienced Product Owners and Product Managers expand their ability to establish a vision, validate their hypotheses, and ultimately deliver more value to their stakeholders.

Professional Scrum with User Experience (PSU) with Certification

Professional Scrum with User Experience (PSU)

Professional Scrum with User Experience (PSU) is a hands-on, activity-based course where students experience how Scrum and User Experience (UX) align and integrate to create cross-functional teams that connect more closely with end-users and customers, ultimately delivering more value and improving outcomes.

Professional Scrum Product Backlog Management Skills (PSPBMS) with Certification

Professional Scrum Product Backlog Management Skills

Step into the dynamic world of Scrum with our 'Professional Scrum Product Backlog Mastery' course. Unlock the secrets of effective backlog management, stakeholder engagement, and data-driven decision-making. Whether you're a seasoned Scrum Master or an aspiring Product Owner, this course promises to elevate your skills, offering a blend of theory and real-world application. Dive in, and let's turn your Scrum visions into actionable strategies.

Managers

Manage Scrum Teams indirectly.

Professional Scrum Master (PSM) with Certification

Professional Scrum Master (PSM)

An interactive activity-based course where students gain a strong understanding of Professional Scrum and the role of the Scrum Master.

Professional Agile Leadership – Evidence-Based Management (PAL-EBM) with Certification

Professional Agile Leadership with Evidence-Based Management (PAL-EBM)

𝗣𝗿𝗼𝗳𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗔𝗴𝗶𝗹𝗲 𝗟𝗲𝗮𝗱𝗲𝗿𝘀𝗵𝗶𝗽 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝗘𝘃𝗶𝗱𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲-𝗕𝗮𝘀𝗲𝗱 𝗠𝗮𝗻𝗮𝗴𝗲𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 (𝗣𝗔𝗟-𝗘𝗕𝗠) is delivered over two half or one full day(s) and includes the industry recognised 𝗣𝗔𝗟-𝗘𝗕𝗠 𝗮𝘀𝘀𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁. It shows how leaders can guide their teams toward continuously improving customer outcomes, organizational capabilities, and business results. EBM focuses on customer value and intentional experimentation to systematically improve an organization’s performance and achieve its strategic goals.

Professional Scrum Master Advanced (PSM-A) with Certification

Professional Scrum Master Advanced (PSM-A)

An advanced class to help experienced Scrum Masters learn how to overcome the challenges they face through immersive facilitated excersises.

Professional Agile Leadership Essentials (PAL-e) with Certification

Professional Agile Leadership Essentials (PAL-e)

Professional Agile Leadership (PAL) Essentials is a 14h workshop, delivered over four half-days that provides a foundation of the role that leaders play in creating the conditions for a successful agile transformation.

Contact me directly if you would like to schedule a private course at your organization.