Participants learn the “Skills Matrix” technique for getting a new Agile team started and for getting established teams to leap to the next level of capability. This technique has been used for decades at Toyota to create a team development plan in a collaborative, visual way.

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Workshop

  1. Introducing basic team concepts.
  2. Introducing the Skills Matrix technique.
  3. Facilitating the Skills Matrix in an Agile team.
  4. Simulation exercise with the Skills Matrix.
  5. Using the Skills Matrix to create a learning plan.
  6. Q&A

NOTE: At the end of the workshop I will provide a link to downloadable electronic copies of the presentation and worksheets so that you can re-use them.

Learning Outcome

Participants learn to:

  • facilitate the creation of a Skills Matrix with a team
  • communicate the benefits of a Skills Matrix
  • develop a learning plan using the Skills Matrix

Target Audience

managers, leaders, ScrumMasters, Agile coaches, project managers, team leads

Prerequisites for Attendees

Strong understanding of Scrum or similar team-based Agile methods required.

Experience as a Scrum Master or Agile Coach highly desirable.

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