Guidance

Working level for delivery managers course description

Three-day GDS Academy course on the role of a delivery manager within a digital team.

Course summary

This GDS Academy course is for associate delivery managers and delivery managers working on digital teams.

Course aims and objectives

The aim of this course is to provide a deeper understanding of the role of a delivery manager and explore some of the techniques and methods commonly used on digital teams.

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

  • explain the role of the delivery manager, and the characteristics required of a good or great delivery manager
  • describe different agile patterns and when they are typically used
  • explain and implement effective agile ceremonies
  • communicate the role of the delivery manager in forming high performing teams

Modules

  • The role of the delivery manager
  • Agile patterns
  • Agile ceremonies
  • Team forming
  • Minimum viable product and story mapping
  • Impact mapping

Course length

The course takes 3 working days. It usually runs from 9am to 5:30pm.

Eligibility

This course is appropriate for associate delivery managers and delivery managers. Participants are expected to have at least 6 months’ experience in their role. Applicants should be familiar with Scrum as an agile method. This could include working within a Scrum team or using an agile framework. A working knowledge of the agile values and principles is required.

Course dates and locations

Location Dates  
Newcastle 20 to 22 February 2018 Fully booked

Getting to the GDS Academy offices

Find out how to get to our training locations in Leeds, London and Newcastle.

How to apply

Email gds.academy@digital.cabinet-office.gov.uk with:

  • the course you’re applying for
  • your name
  • your job title and organisation
  • a short explanation of the services, projects or programmes you’re currently responsible for, or will be in the future

We can’t offer you a place on this course if you don’t include this in your email.

Published 16 September 2016