Whether you are starting a new business, or an existing business developing new products or services, this workshop will help you manage your projects and build early working solutions in an agile way.
Agile is a mindset and methodology for innovation. Originating from the tech sector as a solution for innovative product development in complex and evolving environments.
Join us at the EPICentre on November 10 for a practical day of being agile, with Belinda Waldock.
Building an innovative solution begins with figuring out what we’re going to do and how we’re going to make that happen, how to turn that idea into reality, how to build a working solution.
In the morning we will explore agile project management to help you get your ideas out of your head onto paper, and create an agile action plan to take you forward.
In the afternoon session will look at solution development. We will practically apply agile concepts and tools to map and plan your first working solution.
- Understand the benefits and value of taking an agile approach
- Apply agile project management methods to current projects
- Apply agile solution development methods to current products and services
- Experiment with agile thinking, methods and tools
- Identify where and how agile methods can be best used and of most value
- Practically apply agile practices and techniques to current work
- Enhance team working, collaboration and communication
9.30 Arrival tea & networking
10.00 – 12.00 Agile project management
12.00 – 1.00 Lunch – buffet and networking
1.00 – 3.00 Building agile solutions
3.00 – 3.30 Network / EPIC Q&A
Through the workshop, attendees will explore and apply agile methods and tools to support business and product innovation and development.
Suitable for: Start Up organisations or existing organisations innovating new solutions.
Sessions are a mix of theory, discussion and hands on practice. Attendees will work on applying agile to current projects and work which can be taken away and implemented immediately.
Attendees can bring a laptop if they wish to explore digital solutions, or get practical with sticky notes.
Due to the nature of the workshop, spaces are limited. If you after registering you are unable to make it, please let us know so we can release your ticket.
Lunch and refreshments will be provided, please let us know any catering requirements upon registration.
Parking is available in the pay and display parking on the hospital grounds, please be aware that no spaces are available for use at the Health and Wellbeing Innovation Centre.
The project has received funding from the European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities is the Managing Authority for the European Regional Development Fund. Established by the European Union, the European Regional Development Fund provides funds to help local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects that will support innovation, skills and employment and create jobs. For more information visit https://www.gov.uk/european-growth-funding.