How do you promote mastery of practice areas? Danial H. Pink tells us people are motivated by autonomy, mastery and purpose. Small Agile teams promote autonomy while value streams and corporate missions promote purpose. Communities of Practice can be a great way to promote mastery, if formed correctly.

Communities of Practice are more important today then they’ve ever been before. We’ve learned cross-functional teams are the best way to produce customer focused products but as we put people into value streams and product teams, are we creating silos where practice domains don’t communicate as often and knowledge gaps are widening? There’s a reason why most Agile Frameworks recommend forming Communities of Practice.

In this workshop we’ll talk about forming masterful communities and you’ll create a handy pocket guide to take with you.

Come learn how to form Masterful Communities of Practice and lead your organization going forward.

 
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Outline/Structure of the Workshop

We’ll cover:

  • What is a Community of Practice?
  • Why do you need a Community of Practice?
  • 5 stages of Masterful Communities of Practice??

You’ll create a quick pocket guide to refresh your memory when you launch your own Community of Practice!

Learning Outcome

In this interactive and Brain Based workshop, you’ll learn how to get started and what to expect when you launch your Masterful Community of Practice.

Target Audience

Leaders, Managers, Coaches, Anyone wanting to help improve a practice

Prerequisites for Attendees

A desire to learn

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  • Scott Barnes
    By Scott Barnes  ~  10 months ago
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    I like these aspects of the submission, and they should be retained:

    • A CoP pocket guide is a cool concept, nice that participants will leave with something

    I think the submission could be improved by:

    • More pictures, less words
    • Waterfall Agile comparison could probably be done on one slide

    Great concept about an important topic!

    • Steve Moubray
      By Steve Moubray  ~  10 months ago
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      Took your advise on the Waterfall/Agile slide and combined it with Why? Went 3 into 1.

      I'll work this weekend to get more pictures. Maybe higher someone on Fiverr to create some images if I can't find anything at my Stock place.

      Thoughts on types of pictures?


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