How do you achieve success in the world of Lean and Agile? For starters, you need to be flexible. This means remaining level-headed in the face of challenges or unexpected developments. It also means being able to rise to the occasion and make decisions with confidence during points of uncertainty.
Leadership is another crucial trait. Successful Agile practitioners are strong facilitators who excel at empowering teams, fostering collaboration, and removing obstacles in order to push ahead. Organizational skills are also imperative for professionals pursuing this career path. You must be able to keep track of and prioritize the various pieces of a project while also cutting down on inefficiencies along the way.
According to the 12th Annual State of Agile Report, 97 percent of respondents’ organizations are currently practicing agile development methods. However, more than 70 percent of organizations have only been using agile for five years or less. As more and more organizations introduce these methodologies into their business models, the demand for individuals who can effectively lead agile efforts will only continue to grow.
That’s where Georgetown’s program comes in.
Upon completing the Graduate Certificate in Lean & Agile Practices, you’ll be primed to hit the ground running in the Lean and Agile sphere, maximizing performance and driving results for organizations big or small.