This 40 minutes session will review common mistakes of organizational transformation, outlines elements of pesuasive conversation and successful negotiation behaviors to maximize senior leadership support.


Outline/Structure of the Talk

- What are tranformation ingredient and why tranfromations fail

- Elements of persuasive conversions

- How to succeed in negotiation

Learning Outcome

Characteristics of a succesful tranformation strategy, skilled negotiation and conduct persuasive conversation with senior leadership to gain buy-in for organizational transformation.

Target Audience

Change leaders, transformation coaches and change coaches

schedule Submitted 2 years ago

  • Sriram Natesan

    Sriram Natesan / Kat Lee / Monique Letterio - Business Agility: Lessons from the Trenches

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  • Kemmy  Raji

    Kemmy Raji - Daily Scrum as a success driver for product delivery

    Kemmy  Raji
    Kemmy Raji
    Agile Coach
    schedule 2 years ago
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    60 Mins

    How many times have you heard the Development team recite the 3 questions every morning and still fail to finish the sprint? . Daily Scrum is an avenue for the team to synchronise and not give status update. And when a team understands the value of the Daily Scrum, it can help drive the sprint’s success. During this session we will introduce participants to some tools to achieve this.

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  • Valerie Senyk

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    90 Mins

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    This workshop will enhance your effectiveness and productivity as a Scrum Master, by giving you tools to practice your soft skills, and bridge the gap between Scrum Master certification and Advanced Scrum Master certification.

    This learning event is fully interactive, with discussion and questions as needed. It will be facilitated by Valerie Senyk, CSM, CSPO, CAL1, TKP, "Agile Team Development" and "Compelling Communication" facilitator.

  • Akanksha  Subhendu Bhanti

    Akanksha Subhendu Bhanti - Success Formula for Agile Projects

    Akanksha  Subhendu Bhanti
    Akanksha Subhendu Bhanti
    Agile Coach
    TD Bank
    schedule 2 years ago
    Sold Out!
    90 Mins

    I have developed my own formula - key aspects to ensure success of Agile Projects.

    My Own Developed Method FOR Product Discovery

    How to leverage each Events to get closure to Ultimate Goal of Happy Customers.

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    This session will bring new perspective, leverage their own contribution and performance in Agile team as individual and as a team.

    Audience will learn new method _ I call it success formula

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