Management 3.0 Foundations Two-Day Workshop

  • 21 April
    2 days, 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
  • 25 August
    2 days, 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
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Management 3.0 is not yet another framework. It is a mindset, combined with an ever-changing collection of games, tools, and practices to help any worker to manage the organisation. It is a way of looking at work systems.

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Each Management 3.0 Workshop is targeted to one specific group of people: those focused on improving their approach to management. These are the people who recognise that there is not enough employee engagement and team collaboration in their organisation. These are the people who will not just complain but are looking for proactive solutions to change management processes.

There are people across organisations looking to answer:

  • How can we motivate our workers?
  • How can we change the organisation’s culture?
  • How can we get teams to take responsibility?
  • How can we improve teamwork and team collaboration?
  • How can we help managers to trust their teams?
  • How can we develop people’s competencies?
  • How can we be agile when the organisation is not?

What you will learn

The workshop covers eight topics, listed below; each includes at least one practice, game or exercise. In groups of four to six people, attendees put into practice the ideas they’ve just learned. Sometimes the attendees play as different managers against each other. Sometimes they act together as one manager, sharing their thoughts while working on a problem.

Every social activity ends with a debrief and a discussion so that people can relate what they have learned to their own situation, and bring up questions and experiences to be addressed by the whole group.

Then, you can take these games and exercises right back to your team. Let the transformation begin!

Agile management is a proven approach to leadership and governance of creative teams and people. You will learn about different methods, popular practices, challenges in Agile adoption around the world, and the contribution of the manager and team leader in Agile organisations.

Complexity thinking is the cornerstone of an Agile mindset. You will learn what complexity theory is, how to think in terms of systems, about the difference between complex and complicated, about fallacies of traditional linear thinking, and suggestions for complexity thinking.

Intrinsic motivation is the reason people get out of bed in the morning. Since people are the most important parts of an organisation and managers must do all they can to keep people active, creative, and motivated. You will learn about the difference between extrinsic motivation vs intrinsic motivation, the ten intrinsic desires, and common techniques for understanding what is important to the people in your teams, such as one-on-one meetings, personal assessments, the 12 most important questions, and 360-degree evaluations.

Self-organization can offer many answers when it comes to good management. Teams can self-organise, but this requires employee empowerment, authorisation, and trust from management. You will learn how to make self-organisation work, how to distribute authorisation in an organisation, the challenges of empowerment, how to grow relationships of trust, and several techniques for distributed control, such as the 7 levels of delegation, and authority boards.

Goal setting is important since self-organisation can lead to anything. Therefore it’s necessary to protect people and shared resources, and to give people a clear purpose and defined goals. You will learn when to manage and when to lead, how to use different criteria to create useful goals, about the challenges around management by objectives, and how to protect people and shared resources from any bad effects of self-organisation.

Competence development is key when it comes to doing a good job. Teams are only able to achieve their goals if team members are capable enough, and managers must, therefore, contribute to the development of competence. You will learn how and when to apply the seven approaches to competence development, how to measure progress in a complex system, the effect of sub-optimisation, and several tips for useful metrics.

Organizational structures significantly impact how an organisation works. Many teams operate within the context of a complex organisation, and thus it is important to consider structures that enhance communication. You will learn how to grow an organisational structure as a fractal, how to balance specialisation and generalisation, how to choose between functional and cross-functional teams, about informal leadership and widening job titles, and about treating teams as value units in a value network.

Change management is one of the things people in all kinds of organisations struggle with most. People, teams, and organisations need to improve continuously, to defer failure for as long as possible. In practice this means that managers and leaders must act as change agents, trying to change the social complex systems around them. You will learn about the 4 facets of change management, which address the system, the individuals, the interactions, and the boundary of the system.


Who Should Attend?

Anyone who wants to be a better leader! We believe that management is not only the managers’ responsibility. It is everyone’s job!

If you are a team leader, development manager, delivery manager, middle manager, CEO, human resources manager, project manager, product owner, agile developer, scrum master, or want to be a great people leader regardless of title, this workshop is for you!