People with an agile mindset not only leverage tools and processes that are agile, everything they do is virtually agile! From positively accepting change, adapting to different situations and learning from experiences, their focus is fundamentally on striving to do better. This course is ideal for project managers, business analysts, management and IT consultants and software developers.
In this professional development course, you will study how to encourage and build an agile enterprise, and how an agile environment can benefit corporate culture and business growth.
You will also learn how to embrace failure by developing an attitude of learning from setbacks, and gain insights into the cycle of success when developing others.
On completion of this course, you will have enhanced your ability to adapt to change, improved your organisation’s processes and productivity and ultimately be ahead of your competitors!
Unit 1 - Developing and supporting an Agile mind-set
Importance of Agile mind-set in digital transformations
Changing and adapting the ways a business operates
Developing and supporting Agile thinking
Characteristics of the Agile mind-set
Cultivating a culture of agility
Differences between an Agile mind-set and a fixed mind-set
Encouraging the adoption of an Agile mind-set
Building an Agile mind-set culture
How an Agile mind-set culture can help a company succeed
Unit 2 - Embracing an Agile culture for business growth
Benefits of cultivating an Agile environment
Propelling your business forward
Capitalizing on Agile’s potential within your organization
Favourable and unfavourable conditions in the business environment
Five leadership and management styles
Challenges and solutions for overcoming Agile adoption
Metrics used to measure the success of Agile transformation
Unit 3 - Learning from failure
Key stages of the success cycle
Common causes of three types of failure
Continuous learning and growth resulting from failure
Encouraging learning and developing employees
Developing an attitude of learning from setbacks
Recognising growth opportunities from embracing failure
Shifting from a failure to a learning opportunity
When you study with Australian Online Courses, you will be assessed using a competency-based training method.
Competency-based training focuses on the achievement of skills and knowledge against set criteria to ensure your competency is industry relevant. You will not be benchmarked against other students.
If you do not achieve a competency result on your first attempt, you have two more attempts to pass your assessment. So, you have three attempts in total to obtain a competency result.
In this way, you can complete your course in your own time and at your own pace with the assistance of unlimited tutor support.
In this course, you will be assessed via multiple-choice questions to determine your mastery of details and specific knowledge gained during your studies to achieve a ‘competent’ or ‘not yet competent’ result.
Benefits of Multiple-Choice Assessments
Appropriate for assessing students’ mastery of details and specific knowledge.
Can be used to assess both simple knowledge and complex concepts.
Questions can be answered quickly to accurately assess a students’ mastery of many topics relatively quickly.
Assessment can be quickly and reliably scored to achieve a ‘competent’ or ‘not yet competent’ result.
As the answers are visible, multiple-choice questions offer the opportunity for the continuation of the learning process, offering educational value.
Why Choose Australian Online Courses?
Professional development that is widely recognised and respected;
Improve your employment opportunities;
Study online, anywhere via our elearning system;
High-quality professional development programs written by industry experts;
No entry requirements;
All course materials provided online – no textbooks to buy;
Unlimited tutor support;
Easy to understand course content;
We offer twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply);
Certificate of Attainment/Completion issued for your CV (hard copy provided); and
Course may be tax deductible; see your tax advisor.
How long will it take to complete this course?
The approximate study hours for this course is 4 hours. We offer twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply).
Can I purchase optional printed materials?
While printed materials are not available for purchase, transcripts of video lectures and other learning resources are available for printing via our elearning system.
When can I start this course?
You can start within 60 minutes during business hours when you enrol and pay in full with a credit card!
Credit card: Within 60 mins during business hours.
BPAY: Within 1-2 working days.
Internet Banking: Within 1-2 working days.
Cheque/Money Order: Upon receipt of mailed cheque.
Will I receive a certificate upon completion of this course?
Yes! You will receive a Certificate of Attainment upon successful completion of your assessment.
Do I need to attend classes or undertake any work placements?
No. All courses are delivered online via our e-learning system and there are no work placement requirements in this course.
What support can I expect from Australian Online Courses?
Unlimited tutor support is available throughout your studies via email during business hours Monday to Friday. Our Administrative team are available Monday to Friday via email, live chat and telephone.
I am an international student. Can I enrol into this course?
Yes! We accept enrolments from individuals both within Australia and internationally; location is no barrier to entry into our programs.