If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.

 

If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail. That’s why Being Agile (having the right mindset) instead of Doing Agile is crucial.
When do you think you should use Scrum or use Kanban?
Have a look here for our #icagile Certified Agile Coach trainings: https://bit.ly/2CiuPJx #berlin #agilecoach #certified #agiletraining #agileteam #agility #icpacc #ricardomestre #dubai #munich #agile coach training

IC-Agile Agile Coaching: Thanks to all Participants!

Our big Thank You! to all participants in our IC-Agile Certified Agile Coaching (ICP-ACC) that took place in Berlin, from 11th to 13th of March.

Thank you for joining us, coming from all over Europe: Georgia, Luxembourg, Hungary, to name a few.

Thank you for your enthusiasm, engagement and knowledge sharing.

It was a pleasure to have such a group of participants in our training. It was you that made this an excellent training.

We wish you all the best on your future endeavors and hope that we keep in touch!

Wish you were here? Don’t worry: we are going to provide this Agile Coach training again in Berlin, in June: have a look here for more details.

If you are interested in checking our other public training offerings, you can have a look here.

New ICAgile Agile Coaching Course in Berlin

Hello, #Berlin

We have good news for you: if you couldn’t attend our #ICAgile Certified Agile Coach training that took place this month, we are coming back for another one in June!

Are ready to give the next step in your career? To become the best #AgileCoach that you can possibly be?

Because we want you to start with the right foot, attend our #ICAgile Certified Agile Coach training in June.

What are the contents of the course? Is the course suited for me? All valid questions! Here you can find the answers: https://ricardomestre.pt/course_catalogue/ic-agile-certified-agile-coaching-icp-acc/

Get your tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/icagile-certified-agile-coach-icp-acc-berlin-tickets-57423780072

Certified Kanban Management Professional Training in Berlin

Kanban Management ProfessionalCertified Kanban Training

 

Hello again #Berlin! 

Have you heard or read about #Kanban?  Do you want to know how to implement it in one of your teams? 

Then our Certified Kanban System Design (#KMP1) course is just what you need to do it right.

What are the contents of this course? Is it suited for me?

Here you can find the answers: https://ricardomestre.pt/course_catalogue/certified-kanban-systems-design-kmp1-lean-kanban-university/

And here you can get your tickets for this course: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/certified-kanban-systems-design-kmp1-berlin-tickets-57980676765

If what you are looking forward to scaling your Kanban implementation to several teams and deepen your knowledge about Kanban, we are also providing the Certified Kanban Management Professional course (#KMP2).

Here you can find the contents of this course: https://ricardomestre.pt/course_catalogue/certified-kanban-management-professional-kmp2-lean-kanban-university

….and here you can get your tickets for this course: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/certified-kanban-management-professional-kmp2-berlin-tickets-58000613396

You can take the 2 courses in 4 consecutive days, in order to get the Lean Kanban University (https://edu.leankanban.com/) Kanban Management Professional Certification.

Kanban Management Professional

The Kanban Management Professional (KMP) accreditation is a globally-recognised accreditation that you can use as official recognition of your achievement.

In that case, please contact us first (ricardo@ricardomestre.pt) and we can provide you a discounted price when you participate in both courses (with exception of launching tickets)

As usual, if you buy a launching price ticket, you can get an extra ticket for free, which will be drawn among the participants. 

Featureban: a great example of how didactic games lead to quicker understanding of new concepts

Featureban is a great didactic game, created by the great Mike Burrows. Who wrote the also great book “Kanban from the Inside”.

It shows the impact of batch sizes in Lead Time.

On the iterations where the batch size is bigger, we will have a higher Work In Progress, which will increase Lead Time.

By using didactic games in trainings and consultancy, we help the participants move from the abstract to the tangible.

And also have the side benefit that they have a lot of fun on the process… as you can see in the video below.

Self-organization: using a game to show how it emerges within a team

This is a very lively example of using #gamification in #Vodafone. It shows the self-organization emerging within a team. Turn the volume up :).

One might think, at a first look, that using a game is not helpful, because it doesn’t map a “real” work environment.

We agree to disagree with that point of view.

When using a game to teach/demonstrate/have the participants walk a mile on this new pair of shoes, we focus on the skills/concept/technique on what we are providing coaching/training. Here we are focusing on self-organization.

We gain that focus by leaving out everything which is not relevant.

Ricardo J Mestre Lda is providing #ICAgile Agile Coach Certified trainings in Berlin and Lisbon during March. Have a look at what the training is about in our site.

If you feel that you want to give the next step in our career and become an Agile Coach, start with the right foot by attending one of our trainings. You can get your seat here.

 

IC Agile Accredited Coaching course in Lisbon

Lisbon

For those of you that can’t make it to the #ICAgile Certified #AgileCoach course in #Berlin, we are happy to announce that we are offering the same course, 2 weeks later, in the beautiful city of #Lisbon / #Lisboa. Please have a look here: https://buff.ly/2U91NmT

If you want to know more about our course, please have a look here: https://ricardomestre.pt/course_catalogue/ic-agile-certified-agile-coach-icc-acp/

Attention: if you buy one of the 4 launching tickets, you might be lucky and get an extra ticket for FREE, which will be drawn amongst the participants with the launching tickets.

ICAgile Agile Coaching Course in Berlin

Agile Coach Berlin

Hey #Berlin, we are coming your way!

Are ready to give the next step in your career? To become the best #AgileCoach that you can possibly be?

Because we want you to start with the right foot, attend our #ICAgile Certified Agile Coach training in March.

What are the contents of the course? Is the course suited for me? All valid questions! Here you can find the answers: https://ricardomestre.pt/course_catalogue/ic-agile-certified-agile-coach-icc-acp/

 

Get your tickets here: https://buff.ly/2sBPsvB