My workshops have one single purpose:

Enable a group of people to resolve a specific challenge they are facing in their daily work – on-the-job, with everyone involved.

This implies that every single workshop is a custom made solution. However, the workshop is always structured along these steps:

Before the workshop

  • Crafting the preliminary purpose and desired outcomes
  • Discover who needs to participate
  • Validate purpose and outcomes with participants

During the workshop

  • What is the sense of urgency to address this challenge?
  • Validating buy-in and commitment of participants
  • Problem analysis: understanding cause and effect
  • Provide insights and tools
  • Apply those immediately – catch your own fish

At the end of the workshop

  • Revisit the main takeaways of the workshop
  • Review workshop purpose and outcomes
  • Define open issues
  • Define action items
  • Workshop retrospective

Typically a workshop takes one or two days.

Your workshop facilitator

Class room experience

Our training courses are characterized by minimizing use of Powerpoint slides. Instead, we maximize the use of visualizations on flip charts. Static Powerpoint presentations often force a class to adapt their learning to the way the slidedeck was developed. In our approach, we let go of these static slidedecks. This enables us to adapt content we are sharing to the conversation that is actually taking place. We have received great feedback on how our use of a flexible drawing style contributed to an outstanding learning experience. These visualizations will help you recollect the lessons learned through the exercises we did, the conversations we had, and your reflections throughout the training course.

My mission: inspiring others to discover new ways of working. I have provided 100+ training courses and workshops in the fields of Scrum, Agile Product Development, and Kanban. Over the years, I have advised and coached many organizations within various industries from banking to healthcare. Before becoming an external consultant, trainer, and coach, I have been 5+ years part of different Scrum Teams. During that time I have been a Developer, Product Owner, and Scrum Master.

As an official Scrum.org licensed Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) I am trusted by the creators of Scrum and the Kanban Method to create the best possible foundation you can build on in practice.

Scrum.org Professional Scrum Trainer (PST)

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