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Agile Leadership: Become a Leader not a Boss!!!

Empowering the team requires a very different approach to leadership. An empowered team has the authority and responsibility to make decisions, rather than needing to approval or instructions from a manager. The team itself self-organizes around a leader instead of reporting to a manager.

Organizations today are struggling to stay responsive and effective in the face of increasingly turbulent economic, technological and market forces. Most companies are struggling just to catch up with, let alone get in front of, the accelerating turbulence that seems to infect every industry. The problem is that business leaders are not only dealing with rapid change. What most leaders are dealing with is a condition of increasing volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity.

Such conditions call for not just a behavioral adjustment in how leaders lead. Rather, what is urgently needed is an out-and-out paradigm shift in how leaders think about organizations, their role within them, and the very nature of what constitutes effective leadership. Now comes the Agile Leadership in the picture.

 

For the Agile Leader, servant-hood is the strategy. Agile Leaders are inclusive, democratic leaders who exhibit a greater openness to ideas and innovations. With a passion for learning, a focus on developing people, and a strong ability to define and communicate a desired vision, they possess all of the tools necessary to successfully inspire others and become an agent for change within any organization.

Takeaways:

• Be challenged and discover what kind of a leader you are.

• Take the lead, if and when you want.

• Learn about Agile Leadership, what that means and how you do it.

• Gain more awareness of how you manage contexts and develop relationships.

• Learn a set of principles which apply to leading your life, your team and your organization.

• Come face-to-face with yourself, your strengths and your weaknesses, as you confront one situation after the other, with equally inquisitive participants.

Speakers Profile

Syedur Rahman

Speakers Profile

Syedur Rahman, has been leading the Software Architect and DevOps team, specializing in DevOps, Web Development(Asp.Net, Java, Python and PHP), open source projects and Custom Application Development. He is an AWS Certified Developer (AWSCD), Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Certified Scrum Developer (CSD) Trainer for ScrumAlliance and DevOps Trainer for DevOps Institute.

He also holds varied agile certificates like Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Scrum Developer (CSD), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), Certified Agile Leadership (CAL1), SAFe Agilist, DevOps Foundation.He has been following Agile philosophy and principles for last 9 years and also conducts regular “CSD”, “Introduction to Scrum” and “DevOps: A Cultural Change” workshops. He was also an active presenter, trainer and workshop executor in varied Agile events like Asia Agile Forum, Regional Scrum Gathering, BEACON, Agile Meetups etc.

Giving Back to the Community

We believe that we have lot to learn and it is only possible when we have strong community of Agile practitioners. As a part of giving back to the community, we have following programs.
Meetups/Workshops
We conduct regular meetups and workshop from Agile Practitioners to companies, colleges and community.
Scrum Certification Program
We have conducted many Scrum Certification Program in Nepal which has largely benefited in expanding agile learning in Nepal. We regularly conduct Scrum Certfication programs.
Trainings
We provide trainings on Agile and Scrum practices for the one who want to expand their understanding in Agile.
Agile Mentorship/Coaching
We conduct mentoring and consulting programs for the organisation that are willing to transform fully to Agile organisation. Our team will also be involved in few daily standups, scrum planning and other important scrum ceremonies.

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