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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

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. It usually runs from 9am to 5:30pm.

Cost

The course costs £390 (not including VAT) for each person.

Training locations and dates

Location Date Availability
London 12 February Places available

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Request a place

To request a place on this course:

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

  • your name
  • your organisation
  • the course name
  • the date and location you would like to attend
  • your training code (if your organisation has given you one)

We will email you to confirm your booking, once we process your request.

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Published 16 September 2016
Last updated 11 December 2018 + show all updates
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