The Agile Leader

  • 3 Courses | 2h 4m 4s
  • 15 Books | 47h 48m
  • 6 Audiobooks | 37h 52m 18s
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Learn how to meet leadership challenges with a focused and flexible mindset founded upon the principles of agility. Respond quickly with adaptive techniques and engage and empower others on their journey toward an agile mindset. 

COURSES INCLUDED

Welcome to the Leadership Development Program
Whether you’re new to a leadership role or a battle-tested veteran, there is always more to learn about leading people, leading teams, or leading your business. Learning is a life-long journey, and leadership development is an ongoing process. In this course, you'll be introduced to Skillsoft's Leadership Development Program. Comprised of thirty modern competency-based leadership channels, this program will help expand your knowledge about what it takes to be a leader and the necessary mindsets and behaviors that enable successful leaders to face and overcome the challenges they encounter every day.  This course provides an introductory overview to the program and the rich array of courses, resources, tools, and expert advice available to help you grow your leadership career."
1 video | 9m available Badge
The Agile Leader
Even a small shift in direction can accelerate success. In this course, you will learn how to adopt a focused and flexible mindset; respond quickly with adaptive techniques; and empower others to reach the goal.
7 videos | 48m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Leadership Insights on Leading with Agility
The agile leader is adaptive, can sense and seize opportunities, and is constantly on the lookout for change. Discover how agility can make you, your team, and your organization more innovative, more responsive, and more successful.
21 videos | 1h 5m available Badge

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BOOKS INCLUDED

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Agile Is Not Enough
In this article from MIT Sloan Management Review, you’ll learn that by addressing architectural rigidity, closing talent gaps, and adopting a product mindset, leaders can realize agile’s power.
Book Duration 7m Book Authors By Steve Berez, Will Poindexter

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MIT Sloan Management Review on The Agile Leader: Perseverance and Flexibility
In this collection of articles from MIT Sloan Management Review, you'll learn best practices in agility routines and management processes; how leaders compensate for potentially career-limiting traits; why managing agility is so critical; and the ways that creativity can be woven into our work lives.
Book Duration 49m Book Authors By MIT Sloan Management Review

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MIT Sloan Management Review on Agile Methodologies/Mindset
In this collection of articles from MIT Sloan Management Review, you'll learn how quickly and effectively your business responds to change, if your company has the right management practices in place to ensure sustainable success, and more.
Book Duration 54m Book Authors By MIT Sloan Management Review

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MIT Sloan Management Review on Agile Mindset & Culture
This collection of articles from MIT Sloan Management Review discusses how organizations can remain agile and culturally sensitive, how can traditional companies break the mold and adopt more effective management practices from other sectors, and more.
Book Duration 35m Book Authors By MIT Sloan Management Review

Book Summary

The Agility Shift: Creating Agile and Effective Leaders, Teams, and Organizations
The Agility Shift provides leaders at all levels in an organization with the mindset, strategy, and practical tools to make them agile. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 10m Book Authors By Pamela Meyer

Book Summary

Adaptive Capacity: How Organizations Can Thrive in a Changing World
Adaptive Capacity teaches you the theory behind adaptation as it applies to organizations and the people in them. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 13m Book Authors By Juan Carlos Eichholz

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Leading Agile Teams
Presenting a practical and engaging guide to help your organization embrace a more agile mindset, this book will give you the knowledge and tools you need to create and sustain strong agile teams, and is written for the developers, project managers, product owners, and ScrumMasters, who do most of the legwork in getting agile up and running.
Book Duration 4h 16m Book Authors By Doug Rose

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The Agile Leader: A Playbook for Leaders
Using sports imagery in a modern fable, this inspirational and motivational book is full of insights and perspectives on conflicts, resistive culture and company politics that all leaders must know how to handle in order to be successful.
Book Duration 1h 44m Book Authors By Steve Gladis

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Leading the Transformation: Applying Agile and DevOps Principles at Scale
Instead of the traditional Agile and DevOps approaches that focus on improving the effectiveness of teams, this thorough book targets the coordination of work across teams in large organizations—an improvement that executives are uniquely positioned to make.
Book Duration 1h 40m Book Authors By Gary Gruver, Tommy Mouser

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Agile for Project Managers
Complete with a list of agile training providers, this book will help certified project managers make a smooth transition to agile project management and will provide newcomers with the basic knowledge needed to pass the PMI-ACP exam, the first time around.
Book Duration 3h 9m Book Authors By Denise Canty

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Integrating Agile Development in the Real World
IT professionals struggle with integrating agile practices and processes into traditional project environments. This text provides programmers and managers with specific ways to implement and use agile processes in everyday software development projects.
Book Duration 7h 5m Book Authors By Peter Schuh

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The Art of Agile Practice: A Composite Approach for Projects and Organizations
Transcending beyond Agile as a software development method to cover the gamut of methods in an organization, this practical resource presents a consistent, integrated, and strategic approach to achieving "Agility" in your business.
Book Duration 10h 56m Book Authors By Bhuvan Unhelkar

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Agile Innovation: The Revolutionary Approach to Accelerate Success, Inspire Engagement, and Ignite Creativity
Offering insights that are highlighted in 11 detailed case studies illustrating the world's best innovation practices at top companies, this authoritative guide combines the best of Agile with the world's leading methods of Innovation to present a crisp, articulate, and proven system for developing the breakthrough capabilities every organization must master to thrive today and tomorrow.
Book Duration 5h 35m Book Authors By Langdon Morris, Moses Ma, Po Chi Wu

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The Agile Organization: How to Build an Innovative, Sustainable and Resilient Business
Combining case studies, self-assessment tools, guidelines, and practical checklists with theory, this book focuses on how to build both agility and resilience at individual, team, and organizational levels, and puts the process of developing agile strategy, structures, and processes into the big picture context.
Book Duration 6h 6m Book Authors By Linda Holbeche

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What Got You Here Won't Get You There: How Successful People Become Even More Successful!
Recently named as one of the world's five most-respected executive coaches by Forbes, Marshall Goldsmith shares his expertise and one-on-one coaching practices to help you overcome your unconscious annoying habits, and lead you to success.
Book Duration 4h 29m Book Authors By Mark Reiter, Marshall Goldsmith
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