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AGILE/SCRUM FOUNDATIONS CLASS

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455 E. Eisenhower Pkwy
Ann Arbor, MI 48108

 

A hands-on 2-day workshop providing your teams with a practical and applicable foundation of Agile vocabulary and concepts. This course is also a powerful aid in the preparation for PSM 1 Scrum Master Certification.

AGILE PRODUCT OWNER CLASS 

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455 E. Eisenhower Pkwy
Ann Arbor, MI 48108

A detailed immersion in the tools, tasks, and ceremonies essential for creating dramatically better backlogs. This 3-day course teaches a disciplined structure for backlog creation which is simple, fast, and highly-effective. 

AGILE TRAINING OFFERINGS

Custom Hands-on, Interactive, and Immersive Training On Demand

 

DISCOVERY DAY WORKSHOP

Discovery Day introduces your organization to the full benefits achievable with Agile. In addition, we explore your operations with respect, spending time to learn your goals, culture, values, and tolerance for change. A strong basis for successful Agile transformations.

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AGILE/SCRUM FOUNDATIONS  

A hands-on 2-day workshop providing your teams with a practical and applicable foundation of Agile vocabulary and concepts. This course is also a powerful aid in the preparation for PSM 1 Scrum Master Certification.

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PRODUCT OWNER TRAINING

A detailed immersion in the tools, tasks, and ceremonies essential for creating dramatically better backlogs. This 3-day course teaches a disciplined structure for backlog creation which is simple, fast, and highly-effective. 

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Agile Coaching and Mentoring

Programs for Individuals and Teams

ONE-ON-ONE AGILE COACHING

Support Agile champions and leaders with exceptional world class coaching. One-on-one Agile Coaching gives your key leaders access to top Agile experts to ask questions, review decisions, and explore alternatives. 
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CONTINUING TEAM EDUCATION

Great organizations never stop learning. This guided program teaches dozens of Agile skills, techniques, and ceremonies not covered in our Agile training classes. Packaged in tiny 30-minute sessions to increase knowledge without interrupting work. 

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Enterprise Agility

Programs for Enterprise Transformation

 

COACHING TRANSFORMATION

What is it worth when your team of ten coaches produces like twenty? In this program Coaches master ten simple yet powerful collaboration ceremonies to dramatically increase their effectiveness as coaches.

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AGILE LAUNCH 

Product Owners have been handed the toughest job in all of Agile. Training isn't enough. Change their lives by having experts walk hand-in-hand with them through a powerful yet simple 4-step launch process for creating great Agile backlogs.

PEER-XL™ LEADERSHIP PROGRAM 

The most important important skills in the twenty-first century are agility, innovation, and leadership. PEER-XL™ is a new leadership program to develop agile innovative leaders who are prepared to excel in a world of accelerated and unceasing change.
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TESTIMONIALS

"I have attended, leveraged, and licensed training from Thomas Meloche for over 15 years across three different companies in three different industries. Thousands of my staff and co-workers have benefited from his training. It is always an immersive experience where one learns by doing and receives immediate, actionable feedback - the only type of training I endorse."

Heidi J. Musser, CIO USAA

ABOUT US

Guidance, Inspiration, and Support
Tom and Helene believe in Appreciative Agile, growing agility with our clients by celebrating and embracing the best of their existing corporate culture.  Tom taught the very first class on Agile in Michigan in 2002. Helene was one of his students. For the past seventeen years they have been leading agile transformations in companies of all sizes, from startups to the Fortune 500. 

 

TOM MELOCHE

Author, Educator, and Founder

A co-founder of A2Agile Inc., Tom has overseen the delivery of hundreds of Agile projects with budgets counted in the billions. He has been creating, teaching, and implementing agile methodologies for almost two decades.

 

Tom was a co-founder of one of the most successful little agile software development houses in the country, Menlo Innovations LLC. He consults on how to leverage ceremony, feedback, and metrics to achieve higher levels of engagement and success.

Tom has a direct marketer’s view on metrics. His best-selling book Ultimate Guide to Facebook Advertising was first published in 2011 by the Entrepreneur Press, the third edition was released in 2017.

Tom is a strong advocate for Agile ceremony, something he considers a forgotten art, and authored the book Ceremony: A Profound New Method for Achieving Successful and Sustainable Change, released June 2017.

HELENE GIDLEY

Educator and Founder

A co-founder of A2Agile Inc., Helene Gidley, PMP, CSM, has been working as an Agile trainer, mentor, and coach for over fifteen years. She is also a coach of coaches, leading the annual Agile Coach Retreat in Ann Arbor MI.

Helene created HSG Consulting LLC where she assisted teams since 2003 navigating their agile journeys. She has over thirty years of experience in the IT industry at Fortune 500, startups, and mid-sized companies bringing broad experience in coaching and training project teams.


Helene is the founder of Agile Groupies, a Scrum Alliance Meetup, based in Ann Arbor with over 300 members located in the southeastern Michigan and northern Ohio area, and can be found providing training and speaking at Meetups, Agile & Beyond conferences, and PMI Chapter meetings.

 

CONTACT

455 E. Eisenhower Pkwy, Suite 300
Ann Arbor, MI 48108

734 355 0983

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