Agile Leadership Workshop: by Syed Nazir Razik & M.Parvez Alam


In this workshop, participants will learn the various Agile Leadership traits, tools and techniques. There is a famous quote from Warren Bennis that, “Management is getting people to do what needs to be done. Leadership is getting people to want to do what needs to be done”. The difference between the two environments is like trying to pull a rope (when people want to do what needs to be done) rather than pushing a rope (when people are simply told what to do). As Leaders, we can help to create a productive project environment by using practices like modelling the behaviour we want the team to follow, using different communication tools to express the project vision, enabling stakeholders to act, and being willing to challenge the status quo. In this workshop, the participants will be given more practical exposure to the various principles of Agile Leadership.

Takeaways for Participants:

  • Principles of Agile Leadership
  • Servant Leadership & Adaptive Leadership
  • Critical Soft Skills, Emotional Intelligence & Conflict Resolution Techniques
  • Building Empowered and High Performance Teams
  • Handouts, reference and reading material.

Who Should Attend:

  • Practicing Project Managers
  • Scrum Masters
  • Middle Management Leaders
  • Management students

 Facilitator:  Syed Nazir Razik & M.Parvez Alam

Facilitator Profile:

Mr.Syed Nazir Razik is an Agile practitioner with more than 16 years of experience serving project teams on developing solutions on Social, Mobility, Analytics and Cloud (SMAC) domain. He is one of key members of the Founding team of ISEC (India Scrum Enthusiast Community) during inception. He currently serves as mentor for the PMI ACP program of PMI Chennai and the Social Media strategist for Global PMI Agile Community of Practice. He is passionate about evangelizing the MVP approach for entrepreneurs in the Startup community. He also advises entrepreneurs on key initiatives on the startup space like Startup Africa, Teach a man to Fish initiative, AppGlobal Summit, and Was awarded the 2011 Best E-governance initiative for a Chennai city Traffic Police and Adopted Agile leadership practices for the 2013 Mediterranean Olympics at Mersin, Turkey.

Mr.M.Parvez Alam is an Agile practitioner with more than 8 years of experience in the Automotive Industry. He is one of the Hybrid Agile Evangelist and expert in Lean and Kanban.  He delivered various Hybrid Agile Projects in the Automotive Industry and an Expert in Project Management. He is the Certified Six Sigma Black Belt and Visiting Professor in B-Schools. He is serving as the mentor for the PMI ACP Program of PMI Chennai Chapter. He participated & presented papers in many National & International Conferences.

Date:  10 July 2014

Time:  02:00 PM – 06:00 PM

Venue: Trident Hotel, Madhapur, Hyderabad

Capacity:  18-20


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