Agile Waysof Working
An intensive 3-day course<br> Discover new ways of working, problem-solving and running projects
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Develop an iterative experimental mindset
Fast-growing startups live and breathe agility but what does it take to be agile? And why does it matter? Your capability to rapidly respond and adapt to changes in the market will help keep your organization relevant. Agile companies can resist competition, and embrace industry-changing technologies, or unexpected shifts in the market.
During this short course, you will work with client problems/case studies, developing user stories, and learn how to add value to your business with the Business Model Canvas. You will be introduced to Lean methodology, improve your project presentation skills, and begin to think like a startup.
Do you qualify for IBF funding?
This course is accredited by the Institute of Banking & Finance Singapore. To qualify for funding, you need to meet the following criteria:
- Singaporean/PR (Permanent Resident)
- If you are under 40 years old, you may qualify for 70% funding
- If you are over 40 years of age, you may qualify for 90% funding
Along with either of these criteria:
1. Company-sponsored participants working at a financial institution
2. Non-company-sponsored participants working in an organization based in Singapore
For more details about the funding process, please visit the IBF website.
Future-proof your career
This course content draws on current and emerging international perspectives alongside case studies and insights from local and Asian markets. You will develop a digital mindset, learn how to make better sense of data, and consider the legal, social and ethical issues involved.
You will collect IBF credits as you improve your digital marketing and human-centered service design skills and apply what you learn to your workplace and career.
Develop user stories
Learn from other digital companies
Think like a startup
Realize the value of experimentation and failure
Compare Scrum and Lean
Scrum practices and methods vs Lean customer value
Business model development
Find out how to use the Business Model Canvas
How you'll learn
You will attend a short course with preparatory work and a post-course assignment where you will demonstrate how you apply your new skills at work.
One week before the course starts you’ll be given preparatory work and reading
Solve hands-on tasks
Tasks designed to integrate with your work to build your competence.
Get feedback and collaborate
Individual feedback and peer-collaboration to accelerate your learning
Receive your certificate
Complete the post-course assignment within two weeks to receive your certificate of completion
You will be supported by the SmartUp mobile app with relevant content, reading materials and quizzes, to help you prepare for the course and continue their learning afterwards.
Hyper Island creates communities of trust and international collegiality around the themes of emerging technology, creativity, and innovation.
– Stan Burgoyne
Global Head of Professional Development, International Baccalaureate
Ask us anything
If you have any questions or would like advice on what the course offers, and if it's a good fit for you, we are here to help.
Can’t find the answer you’re looking for?
- How do I qualify for funding?
This course is accredited by the Institute of Banking & Finance Singapore (IBF). To qualify for funding, you need be Singaporean and/or a Permanent Resident.
If you are less than 40 years of age, you qualify for 70% funding off the course fee.
If you are 40 years of age or more, you qualify for 90% funding off the course fee.
You must also be either company-sponsored participants working in a financial institution or a non-company sponsored participants working in an organization based in Singapore.
For more information, please visit the IBF website
- What is the time commitment?
Three full days, plus a short pre-course reading and a final assignment to be delivered within 14 days after the end of the course. After the course you can choose to participate in follow-up sessions, either in a group and/or individually, included as part of the course fee.
- Are there any entry requirements?
None. We just ask you to come with an open mind and a willingness to learn.
- Who would benefit most from this course?
A broad range of professionals who use communications as a tool for engaging with customers, clients, and building relationships.
- What will I get when I complete the course?
A signed certificate of completion from Hyper Island. Access to the Hyper Island Master Class Alumni Facebook and LinkedIn groups. The continued learning support outlined above.
- How many participants are there in a course?
The course group is made up of around 20-30 participants of various backgrounds.
- Who will teach this course?
The delivery team consists of facilitators from Hyper Island and expert collaborators from our network. These experts are experienced professionals working in the industry.