Agile Methods: Characteristics of leading hybrid projects


Your Situation

You are a project manager or (sub) project leader and use agile methods in your projects and with your project team. You possess basically sound experience in project management and would like to expand your options for action. You are already familiar with the basics of agile project management (Scrum).

Your Benefit

In this practice-oriented training, you will learn the specific challenges of collaborating with and in agile teams, as well as how to combine them with conventional methods. You are familiar with and practice effective communication methods and a consistent approach when faced with changes in a project schedule, in order to build and guide self-organized teams.


The combination of conventional, established product development processes with agile methods such as Scrum frequently constitute enormous challenges for everyone involved. This demands clarity of roles and a conscious customizing of procedures to the respective project.


­ Characteristics of agile project management/Scrum for the project lead

  • clarity of role: the role of the project manager in a conventional and agile project
  • set-up and coordination of self-organized teams


Organization and self-responsibility in agile teams

  • framework conditions and leadership approach
  • responsibility and commitment
  • re-organization of teams and team work


Product development process

  • overall approach and assumptions
  • special characteristics


Combination of both models – hybrid models –

  • factors for success
  • planning and controlling



The leadership role in agile project

  • (self) leadership using coaching techniques
  • coping with changes and difficult situations
  • analysis of strengths and weaknesses: How do I behave currently and how agile do I want to be in a leadership role?


Trainer input, discussions, group work, case studies and practical examples.



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