Agile HR Workshop

ICAgile Certified

With Pia-Maria Thorén & Mike Leber
Pia is the Author of the book “Agile People” and
Co-Author of the ICAgile Agile Talent Track

Vienna, Austria
1.-2. September 2020

Contact us >, if you also want to experience this training in a rich Online Format

The path towards an Agile Organization changes everything –  performance management, recruiting, learning & development, compensation and benefits and the way we foster employee engagement. Agile and new ways of work change dramatically, how HR can and will look like.

This workshop is for all, who want to understand and shape the future of a modern HR (Human Relations) Management.

This course is provided via the Agile People network. We are a proud member of Agile People.

We also have this program available in German language and as online learning journey format. Want to explore Agile in HR further with you HR team? We offer 2 hour Agile HR Taster Workshops! At no cost for you, just your curiosity!
Interested? Just get in contact with us!

About The Course

If you thrive for an Agile Organization or search for new ways of work and employee engagement, then Agile HR is a MUST! We are pioneering Agile HR and this course helps you to do the same.

This course is for you, if you search for a more effective, value maximizing and future-focused HR function, a redesign of HR roles, or if you simply want to stay on top with latest development. This course turns HR into “Human Relations Management”.

The course emphasizes lots of interaction, practical examples and many tools, which you can directly apply in your own environment.

This training leads to a Certification in Agile Talent by ICAgile.


Venue To Be Announced
Detailed Address TBA,
1010 Vienna, Austria

Date & Time

01. – 02. Sep 2020,
09:00-17:00 each day
Language: English

This workshop is for:

  • HR Managers, HR Business Partners, HR Professionals
  • Line Managers in private or public sectors
  • Agile Coaches & Consultants
  • This training has been attended by participants from companies like Raiffeisen Bank International, ING-Diba, SKF, SE Banken, Nordea, Volvo, Tele2, IKEA, Rewe Group and many other organizations. The average feedback score is currently 4.83 on a 5-point scale.

Agenda and Learning Outcomes

  • How HR can support an Agile Organizational Transformation
    Assess the current organizational structure and design for new structures that enable business agility, maximizes communication and collaboration within and among teams and enables the flow of value.
  • New Ways for Goal Setting and Performance Management
    Appraise current performance management practices and identify ways of bringing Agile thinking for truly enhancing performance and enabling accountability and growth.
  • Salaries and Benefits
    Describe and contrast traditional incentive structures with Agile-friendly structures, understand the pros and cons of each approach and how you can apply them to your own environment.
  • Job Roles
  • Employee Engagement 
    Learn about different motivational tools, their application for different contextual situations and the change to traditional employee engagement surveys.
  • Talent Acquisition and Candidate Experience
    Design a sourcing strategy that can be used to find and acquire the “right” people for supporting strategic growth of the organization,  considering values, culture, diversity and collaboration for the hiring decision.
  • Agile Learning
    Suggest ways, enabling and supporting a learning mindset for teams, with a shift from a focus on deficiencies to a focus on development of new skills and capabilities.
  • Onboarding Practices of Agile Companies 
    Design an onboarding experience that enables new employees to become a part of the agile organization in rapid and smooth ways.
  • Agile Mindset as HR Responsibility
    Design the talent/people elements needed to help support an Agile transition for different contexts. 
  • Changes of the HR Core Function
    How the need for business agility affects the HR function and how it impacts HR team members’ roles and behaviors.
  • Hands-on Tools, Templates and Exercises for an Agile HR
    How an HR department can work with agile tools and methods, for example with Kanban, Sprints, Scrum and Retrospectives.

Included with your Training Package

  • Many tools and handouts
  • Lunch, Snacks and non-alcoholic Beverages


Pia-Maria Thorén

Pia-Maria has 25 years of consultant experience from large Swedish and international companies within HR, leadership and organization transformation.

She is the author of the book  ”Agile People – A Radical Approach for HR and Managers (That Leads to Motivated Employees)
Pia-Maria is also the founder of the company GreenBullet and the global network Agile People.

She is a frequent lecturer at conferences and different types of networks.

Mike Leber

Mike Leber  is an Executive Consultant, Business Agility Coach and Trainer with more than 20 years hands-on experience in agile methods and complex business transformation programs.

Mike is a pioneer in the field of Business Agility, Agile Leadership and Business Model Innovation. He has been working with many HR leaders in large and smaller companies, transforming their world of work for a more effective contribution to their organizational transformation.

Mike is the co-chair of the Business Agility Conference Vienna, author of various publications on the subject and a frequent speaker at international conferences.


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