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Agile for the Non-IT Executive - Brisbane

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Agility is a mindset, not a methodology.

At Next Paradigm, we understand that not everyone wants, or needs, to be a Scrum Master - but the benefits of Agile and Lean are available to the whole organisation, not just software developers.

Agile for the Non-IT Executive is a one-day workshop for anyone who wants to learn how to incorporate agile and lean thinking into their, and their team's, daily work practice.


Business Agility and The Promise of Agile

  • The Agile mindset, and why it's more important than methodologies
  • The Agile Manifesto
  • Optimising for Business Value
  • Achieving Early Return on Investment (ROI)

Planning (Part One)

  • Epics, Stories and Tasks
  • Definition of Done
  • Acceptance Criteria

Prioritisation and Estimation

  • The Travel Game
  • Relative Sizing and Estimation
  • What's the Point?

Realising Immediate Value with Kanban

  • Introducing Kanban
  • The Penny Game
  • Limiting Work in Process
  • Achieving Flow

Planning (Part Two)

  • Program, Increments and Sprints
  • Anatomy of a Sprint
  • High Level Planning
  • Sprint Planning
  • The Agile Wall

Measuring Progress

  • Points, Velocity, Burn Up / Burn Down Charts
  • Showcases
  • Retrospectives

Incorporating Agile / Lean Thinking in your Organisation

  • What can you do differently?
  • The Social Contract
  • Creating a roadmap for change


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You can reach us with your questions anytime at

What's the refund policy?

Tickets are non-refundable, but they are transferable - see below.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, we keep a record of all attendees, so you do not require your ticket on the day.

Can I update my registration information?

Yes. If you need to update any information, simply send an email to with your Order Number and changes you'd like to make.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Your ticket is transferable to anyone else in your organisation, up to 48 hours before the workshop. If you would like to transfer your ticket, please send details of the transferee with your Order Number to

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