Delivered in partnership with SoftEd, the Agile Certification for HR and L&D is completed online, over the course of three 5-hours days. This live, virtual instructor-led (VILT) class utilizes communities of interest (COIs) to inspire cognitive and social learning through focused discussions, analysis and hands-on application using your individual professional experiences. The ICP-AHR certification from ICAgile is granted upon the successful completion of this course.

PREWORK

Prework includes two short readings and one-hour video which introduces you to Agile concepts and methodologies, creating a foundation of understanding that you will rely on during and after the class.

DAY 1

Defining Agile and Its Relevance in HR and L&D

  • What is Agile?
  • When is Agile appropriate?
  • Defining problems using the Cynefin framework.

Fostering Agile Teams

  • The effects of structure on behavior.
  • Teams of teams and teaming.
  • Value stream alignment.
  • Shared consciousness.

Agile Mindset

  • Growth mindset and learned helplessness. 
  • Fear system vs. seeking system. 
  • HR seeking systems. 

DAY 2

Leadership

  • Agile leadership.
  • Servant and adaptive leadership.
  • Psychological safety.

Design Thinking

  • Journey mapping and personas.
  • Exercise: Craft a persona and map the associated employee persona.

Design Workshop

  • EPIC 1: Hiring//onboarding.
  • Selecting for ability, social skills and drive.
  • EPIC 2: Feedback and performance management.
  • Continuous and peer-to-peer feedback.

DAY 3

Design Workshop

  • Epic 3: Pay and incentivization.
  • Transparency and fairness.
  • Job roles and titles.
  • Epic 4: Training and development.

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