For an organisation undergoing agile transformation, some of the initial biggest people challenges are around creating new agile roles and finding the talents to fulfilling these roles. The most prominent of the challenges are product owners and scrum masters. Like many organisations, the most immediate strategy is to hire and they often end up with people who are short on industry knowledge, pre-existing agile practices and knowledge that are not aligned or unable to hire. Very often, organisations appoint within internal organisations but fall short on how to find them and how to grow them.

This is an interactive workshop on how to identify and develop competences for product owners and scrum masters. It can be adopted to your organisation's existing competency programmes. In this exercise, I'll be using Strength Finder cards.

I'll also provide some tips on how to scale by equipping the right product owners and scrum masters and growing them.


Outline/Structure of the Workshop


Learn by playing


Tips / Options


Learning Outcome

You'll learn how to use existing HR tools / competency profile to do the same with the organisation to create a co-created learning and development programme and a mentoring / peering model for growth.

Target Audience

Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Agile Coaches, Agile leaders, HR

Prerequisites for Attendees

Have some idea of the work of a product owner and scrum master.

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