NEW YORK, April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past decade, the Agile methodology has gained more ground in the business organization model, with companies like GM and Fannie Mae benefitting from its adoption. The use of Agile and Scrum—the most popular Agile framework—has also expanded to departments outside of IT, and more teams are taking advantage of its adaptability and effectiveness towards achieving business goals. In response to the growing need for Agile professionals, the International Institute for Learning (IIL) will launch its second annual Agile and Scrum virtual Conference on May 4.
Through video presentations and keynotes with Q&A, attendees will have the opportunity to learn from some of the industry's most influential names, including:
- Dean Leffingwell, Co-founder & Chief Methodologist, Scaled Agile, Inc.
- Angela Johnson, Certified Scrum Trainer & Agile Coach, Collaborative Leadership Team
- Joel "Thor" Neeb, President, Afterburner, Inc.
IIL has been a leading provider of corporate training and development for over 25 years, and this conference is perfectly aligned with the company's core values. Keynote speaker and Principal Agile Consultant for CA Technologies Ann Konkler said, "For years, project managers have looked to IIL as their go-to source for education in their field. I'm thrilled to see IIL reaching out to this community, bringing more awareness of Agile values and practices to project managers across industries. I'm especially honored to be asked to speak to this audience to help them see that project managers can also have a place in an Agile business."
To further support attendees' professional development, IIL is providing:
- Free access to two on-demand courses on Agile and Scrum Fundamentals and Agile Estimating and Sprint Planning (market price: $1300).
- Up to 26 Professional Development Units (PDUs). Individuals looking to earn or renew their CSP®, CEC, and/or CST® with Scrum Alliance can earn Scrum Educational Units (SEUs®).
"It's hard not to notice the meteoric increase in the number of organizations adopting Agile in recent years," said IIL Founder, President, and CEO E. LaVerne Johnson. "Therefore, we couldn't be happier to be a part of the change by hosting the Agile and Scrum conference for the second year in a row. This year's conference will share the latest thinking and practices in the field by some of the most important thought leaders engaged in it. I believe there will be a tremendous increase in companies adopting Agile in the years to come."
The Conference will go live on May 4th at 9:00 A.M. EDT and will be accessible for 30 days on demand.
Learn more and register here
IIL's commitment to improving organizational performance with Intelligence, Integrity and Innovation has made it a trusted learning partner to thousands of global companies -- in more than 150 countries and for over 25 years. Learn more at www.iil.com.
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SOURCE International Institute for Learning (IIL)