Exepedia - Enabling Business Agility of your leaders

Exepedia is an Agile coaching model that was innovated during the Agile coaches retreat in India during Feb'17.

In an organisational Agile transformation, one of the biggest reasons for failure is lack of alignment by various departments and their leaders. In many cases, engineering teams are Agile while leaders are still catching up.

By leveraging this model, Agile coaches and Scrum Masters can help business leaders to co-create a shared transformation vision; and a collaborative plan for organisational alignment. Scrum Masters and Coaches can leverage this model to coach executives, senior leaders and managers. The model consists of a set of workshops (a mix of collaborative group workshops, one-one discussions, questionnaires etc.).

It perceives organisational transformation in three stages - Know, Believe and Achieve - and conceptualizes the various activities during the three stages.

The proposed session helps you experience Exepedia, in a workshop style.

 
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Outline/structure of the Session

This session will be in workshop style. After introducing Exepedia and the model’s features briefly to the participants, we will facilitate a hands-on simulation activity to help understand the model. Along with the participants, we will co-create a shared transformation vision of a sample organisation (using CYOD technique). There will be no or very few slides with more images than text thus triggering interactions rather than a one-way talk.

The overall session delivery will be based on ‘Brain Science Learning’ to create higher impact. 'Training from Back of the Room' techniques will be used to facilitate the workshop, so that the participants have real take aways so that they can apply in their transformations.

Learning Outcome

If I am a Scrum Master or an Agile coach or an organisational leader or a manager, then this is the session to watch out for. Learning outcomes are below:

  1. How to align senior leaders and top executives to a single transformation vision and co-create a collaboration plan?
  2. How to bring a structure to the overall Agile transformation?
  3. How do map Agile practices to the perceived benefits?
  4. How to measure the transformation benefits?
  5. Know the workshops & features of Exepedia model in detail.

Target Audience

Agile coaches, Scrum Masters, Project Managers, Program Managers, Senior Leaders, Executives, PMO

Prerequisite

Good to know: The model is available on a public website to use freely. It is piloted by few enterprises, and overall great feedback is being received. The model leverages Agile principles, and is built using Scrum. The model goes through continuous improvements based on feedback from coaches and customers who are large banks and other consulting organisations.

Nice to do but not mandatory: Browse through the model at www.ExepediaCoachingModel.com.

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