2-Day Management 3.0 Course

presented by Ryan Behrman, Dan Woodward
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Date :
23 — 24 June 2016
Location :
London, United Kingdom
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The Management 3.0 Original 2-day Course is a workshop, a course, a book and a collection of concrete practices, to inspire team members and managers to transform their teams and organisations to be more innovative and highly productive.

Over the two days of the course, participants will experience theory and practice in small chunks, reflect on inspiring stories, work through fun games and exercises and focused group discussions. The goal of the course is to inspire participants and provide them with tools to take action to improve their teams and organisation.

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Agile Management is the generic term for leadership and governance of creative teams in a way that is consistent with lean agile thinking. You will become acquainted with the common methods and challenges of agile management in transformations around the world, and the necessity of good management in an agile organisation.

Complexity Thinking lays the foundation for the following Management 3.0 themes. It explains why traditional linear thinking is not appropriate in today’s world and why it should be replaced by thinking in complex adaptive systems.

Energise People explores the difference between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation, the ten intrinsic desires and common techniques to explore what is important to people in your teams.

Empower Teams illustrates stories on self-organization and how managers can create the conditions for successful, self-organized teams. You will learn how to create empowerment and autonomy, distribute effective authorisation and decision-making in the organization and grow relationships based on trust. Concrete practices discussed include delegation poker and delegation boards.

Align Constraints revolves around setting goals and a sense of purpose that channels self-organisation in the desired direction. You will learn when to manage and when to lead, the criteria to set inspiring goals, and the challenges of management by objectives.

Develop Competence explains how and when to apply the seven approaches of competence development in order to grow high performing teams. Measuring competence in complex adaptive environments as well as recruitment best practices are discussed.

Grow Structure illustrates how organizational structures can be catalysts or barriers to growth. This session helps the manager to develop the best organizational structure to facilitate communication and to find the best mix of teams between specialisation and generalisation.

Change Management gives valuable suggestions on how we can drive continuous improvement of the organisation as a change agent. Four facets of change management are illustrated and practiced to help the participants become change agents in a complex environment.


Ryan began his career in 1999 as a software developer and gradually gravitated towards project and programme management in the e-commerce industry where he spent the first 12 years of his career. Becoming increasingly disillusioned by the systems in place that seemed to prevent people from being happy and creative at work, he left to do an MBA at Warwick University where he wrote his dissertation on the effectiveness of Lean-Agile ways of working in the e-commerce industry. He subsequently trained as a personal coach and re-entered the corporate world as a Lean-Agile coach and trainer. He has helped to train, transform and transition teams and departments to Lean-Agile ways of working in UK, Canada, and Germany. Industries span retail, supply chain, publishing, government, travel, packaged software, investment banking, and wealth management.

Ryan is a regular speaker about Agile topics, and is co-organiser of the London Management 3.0 Meetup Group. He is a certified coach with Coaching Development in the UK and subsequently served as a mentor on their programme.

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I have always wanted to help people. To understand how people think, how things work and how I can make things better. When I was 12 I decided to be a doctor, but life seems to have had other ideas!

9 years ago someone introduced me to Agile, and the role of Scrum Master. I had finally found a way to take everything I loved about medicine and apply it in a different way to help people. Since then my vocation has been to learn how to make the workplace better. To make it effective, efficient and fulfilling.

I have spent the last nine years learning and applying Agile and Lean principles. I appreciate that every company is different, and every team has unique needs. I take a holistic approach to support my clients. I draw on almost a decade of knowledge and practical experience. And I am grateful to have been able to help many businesses improve how they work already.

I now focus on the wider challenges that businesses face: Complexity, knowledge and adaptability. I also draw on my medical background to see how people can bring every aspect of themselves to the workplace. I draw on themes of wellness and positive psychology and apply them in the workplace.

By 2020 the creative knowledge economy will disrupt your business like never before. Through a process of experimentation, learning and improvement I can help your organisation adapt. Send me a message to find out how.

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