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Agile Plus

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Course Overview

Agile is an iterative and visual approach to project management. Agile Plus is for human-centred design teams and leaders that want added support as they venture into using agile for the first time. After you learn how to respond to design projects in small segments, planning the work as needed, rather than all up front, use an Overlap Coach for 3, 6 or 12 months to provide remote bi-monthly agile process support. Enhance your skills and learn by doing.

  • 1 day + 3, 6 or 12 month coaching program

  • Ideal for individuals or small teams

  • Individuals or teams that want work iteratively, collaboratively and better respond to change with added support along the way

  • Delivered by Overlap Agile Coach


What you learn

Learn the best project management approach to rapidly apply human-centred design in your team.

  • Introduction to the agile approach

  • How to plan the work, do the work and learn from the work

  • Hands-on mock planning meeting and practice of the daily and weekly flow

  • How to navigate the agile planning process in your live environment

What you get

Helpful tools you can use tomorrow.

  • Activity workbook

  • Physical creation of your agile wall

  • Toolkit of items to support your new agile workflow

  • 2 coaching calls/video chats per month

  • Process guidance and support

  • Additional support planning and setting goals


Learn from Overlappers

Real designers teaching you the tools we actually use in our work. Learn about some of the people that deliver our courses.


Brock Hart
Co-Founder, CEO

Brock is an award-winning creative director, design strategist and facilitator. He is passionate about the power of human-centered design to make things better for his clients, their customers and stakeholders. His experience includes leading multi-channel national advertising campaigns, system transformation, design strategy, customer research and facilitation of executive and leadership level teams. 


Rachel Hofstetter
Vice President, People & Services

Rachel is a natural coach who inspires people to work collaboratively toward new outcomes, while developing organizational cultures that support continuous learning and innovation. With 20+ years of experience as a senior manager, facilitator, trainer, course developer and account director—Rachel has always valued the importance of empathy and understanding needs as the basis for good decision-making.


Ryan Voisin
Director, Innovation Programs

Ryan blends his background in human-centred design and computer science to coach clients as they engage stakeholders across a variety of organizational initiatives, including IT strategies, healthcare system transformation, leadership development and large change programs. Ryan is an agile coach for Overlap’s clients and monitors Overlap’s internal agile teams.  

This is the best training I’ve ever taken.
— Heather Kerr, Executive Director, Stonehenge Therapeutic Community

Why HCD: Agile for your team

  • Learn new ways to approach project management that are iterative, flexible and focused on delivering value

  • Build new skills that make sure the work you’re doing is the most important work

  • Constant change requires new approaches to getting work done

  • Have added support from your agile coach to bring agile into your organization

This course will help you

  • Identify and work toward delivering value to your most important stakeholders

  • Learn new skills that support collaboration and iteration

  • Practice agile and use it in your environment

  • Lead agile project management


Talk to an Overlapper and book training for your team