Virtual Hands-on Agile Workshop: Building Products as a Member of an Agile Team | Full day
Virtual Hands-on Agile Workshop: Building Products as a Member of an Agile Team (no pre-requisite, one full day on Zoom, with breaks)
As a Project Manager, Business Analyst or Team Member, do you want to learn more about Agile, but don’t yet have much hands-on experience?
We invite you to join us for this sought-after workshop, where you will gain hands-on experience building a product as a member of an Agile team, as well as leading and participating in Agile ceremonies.
If you do not have formal Agile training, do not worry, we will cover the basics. If you do have formal Agile training, these workshops will help you put into practice what you have learned!
We invite all of the following participants to attend this workshop and experience the learning by practicing Agile:
Project Managers and Team Members interested in Agile but with little hands-on experience
Anyone interested in Agile ways of working and would like hands-on experience
Agile Practitioners who would like to participate in a collaborative workshop and share their knowledge and experience
After attending this workshop, you will be able to:
- Explain the Agile lifecycle and ceremonies
- Explain User Stories and how they can be used to define a product
- Explain how to set up an Agile board and how it can be maintained in Jira
- Create a simple digital product using Miro over multiple sprints
Please reach out to Jonathan Yap
Presentation and Discussion Method:
- This virtual workshop will be hands-on, working in teams in breakout rooms;
- We will go into Zoom breakout rooms, so please ensure that you have INSTALLED Zoom on your computer and login via the app, not through web browser. You can download the Zoom application here: https://zoom.us/download
- This session will also use Miro board, which you are recommended to access with Google Chrome browser;
- Participating from a mobile device is not recommended because you might need to use a keyboard;
- Make sure you have a stable internet connection.
About the Presenters:
Program Manager/ Agile Coach Wavestone
Andrew Coates has extensive traditional and Agile delivery experience, a total of over 22 years in the industry. He has delivered hands-on roles in the Supply Chain, Banking, Insurance, Telecommunications and the Entertainment sectors, spanning Canada, Hong Kong and Singapore.
Certified on major frameworks such as Scrum and Kanban, as well as scaling frameworks such as SAFe and Disciplined Agile, Andrew is able to combine methodologies, tools and techniques to design a target operating model best suited for the organizational needs.
Agile & Innovation Coach
Daowen Chang is an experienced Innovation Consultant, Agile Coach, Facilitator and Trainer with over 18 years practical experience in multiple industries. She helps organizations build vision, strategies, develop Agile Innovation culture and support the digital transformation journey.
Daowen is also an Experience Strategy and Service Innovation guest lecturer at the Institute for China Business of Hong Kong University.
Enterprise Coach & Facilitator
Ravi Agarwal is a coach, mentor and facilitator of enterprise organisational development. He contributes to the agile software space as well as to diversity, inclusions and other related leadership transformations. He has led engineering teams in fianancial services. He still expresses a lifelong passion for technology but believes each of us as individuals and sour shared humanity are the most important sources of positive change.
He has previously held technology management roles in firms such as Credit Suisse, Barclays and OCBC. A passionate speaker, writer and networker, do feel free to connect with him on Linkedin.
Chow Lye Fong
Chow Lye Fong has over 20 years' experience in the IT industry handling project delivery and management on both traditional and Agile methodologies. She prides herself in her experience playing different roles throughout the delivery chain including being a Developer, Architect, Business Analyst, Project Manager, Scrum Master and Agile Coach.
The experience she has gained allows her to easily comprehend the different priorities and coach teams towards a common goal and drive forward.
Kevin Chua has over 6 years of project management experience across various industries including telecommunications, material testing, air-conditioning and currently IT.
A believer of lifelong learning, he has cultivated a mindset of continuous self-improvement which he applies to himself as well as the teams he manages. Using a hybrid of various tools, techniques, events from various frameworks, he balances the management of operational support, application development and most importantly, people management.
Lydia Choi is a rare find in the market as a Senior Consultant who combines the roles of Agile Coach and Project Manager with qualifications as a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Information System Auditor.
Lydia brings expertise to assess and coach teams, including business and auditing departments, in adopting new ways of working. Her experience includes collaborating with international banks to design process flows, facilitate team changes and support transformation journeys.
UI/UX, Innovation, Agile
Ellen Soedirman is a Senior Consultant with interdisciplinary experience in Design, Innovation and Agile. Hands-on experience with methodologies such as Design Thinking & Agile ways of working, Project Management, Product Development, User Interface & User Experience Design.Ellen has a variety of experience in creative agencies and consulting has given her a unique perspective in helping clients achieve their goals whilst building high-performing and happy teams through human-centric culture.
Jonathan Yap is a Project Director with Govtech, where he leads the Gebiz X programme for Ministry of Finance to enable the transformation of procurement practice for the WOG (Whole of Government). Having led international projects over a career of more than 20+ years, he is a firm believer in Digitalization, IT Transformation and how Technology can empower the business.
As part of giving back, he is passionate about enabling the PM community and has been contributing to PMI SG Chapter as a Mentor and most recently, ExCo of 2023.
Participation is required for the full day:Saturday, 16 December 2023: 9am - 6pm SGT
Pre-Work: will be sent by email a few days before the workshop / later for last minute sign ups
Venue: Virtual video via ZOOM with team breakout rooms and collaboration on MIRO
Registration: Roster will close when we reach the strictly limited capacity (or at 9 pm on Tue, 12 Dec 2023)
PDUs: 8 = 4 Ways of Working + 1 Business Acumen + 3 Power Skills (where applicable, PMI ID to be included with registration)
Access Details: Will be included in your sign-up confirmation email. Please reach out to Jonathan Yap in case of issues after checking your spam folder.
- Everyone is welcome to join and we encourage you to become our Chapter Member to access the best discount and priority registration (Chapter membership is apx. 60 SGD as an add-on to global PMI membership): CLICK HERE
- If you just joined the Chapter, you can contact Jonathan Yap so he activates your user ahead of a regular scheduled synch with PMI Global.
PMI Singapore Chapter members: please log in to benefit from member rate. If you're new to the Chapter, it takes a day to synch with the global database. Please contact Jonathan Yap to activate your user login ahead of time if need be - especially when it is time sensitive.
* Non-Chapter PMI Members and NTUC Members: Please tick your discount accordingly on the registration page. For NTUC members, kindly respond to the registration confirmation email with a photo or screenshot of your membership/card for verification of your discounted rate. Thank you.
Disclaimers: Registration is final, non-refundable, non-transferrable. By registering for this event, you give permission to PMI Singapore Chapter to contact you with details of how to participate in this event. You will also be included in future communications from the PMI Singapore Chapter, from which it is easy to unsubscribe by following instructions at the bottom of a mailer. Further terms and conditions can be found on our website.
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|Event Date||16-12-2023 9:00 am|
|Event End Date||16-12-2023 6:00 pm|
|Cut off date||12-12-2023 11:00 pm|
|Individual Price||from 50 SGD|
|No. of Business Acumen PDUs||1|
|No. of Ways of Working PDUs||4|
|No. of Power Skills PDUs||3|