GDS Academy course: Hands on Agile for Leaders – 3 day course

19 June @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm, Benton Park View, Benton Park Road, Longbenton, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE98 1YX

Attendees discuss course topics

This course takes 3 working days to complete. 

The course costs £390 (not including VAT) for each person. When you register for a course, the message says that the place is free, as the Academy will bill your organisation for the amount shown in the ‘Course cost’ section.

Join this GDS Academy course for public service leaders to get a better understanding of how a digital service is designed, delivered and operated, so that you can realise the benefits of digital for citizens, specific government departments as well as wider government.

The aim of this course is for senior leaders to understand how to lead across self-organising, cross-functional teams, so that they can take responsibility for delivering all aspects of a service or programme.

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Describe the Agile principles and methods adopted in government
  • Explain the importance of user research and user needs
  • Adopt the change in culture and leadership that supports Agile working
  • Learn to develop a service and assess the health of a project
  • Explain the government digital landscape

Registration is essential, as places are limited.