Guidance

Working level for delivery managers course

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

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.

Duration

The course takes 3 working days.

Day 1 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Day 2 - 9:30am to 5:00pm

Day 3 - 9:30am to 4:00pm

Cost

The course costs £540 (plus VAT) for each person.

The charge for this course will be reviewed before classroom training recommences.

You must have a purchase order before requesting a place on the course.

Book a place

Please note that this course is unavailable until further notice. Please refer back to this page for updates.

Contact GDS Academy

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

Published 16 September 2016
Last updated 31 January 2022 + show all updates
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