Agile Mindsets

This course introduces you to what it means to be agile and what mindset you need to work in an agile way.

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2 hours
Led by: Jonah Coman

Available dates

Wednesday 28 August 2024

9:00 am - 11:00 am

( 2 hours)

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Wednesday 24 July 2024

9:30 am - 11:30 am

( 2 hours)

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This course introduces you to agile ways of thinking and why having an agile mindset is essential for anyone developing products and services in the public sector. 

Who is it for?

This course is for anyone working in the public or third sectors in Scotland. Although the course is aligned to the DDaT Profession Capability Framework, you do not need to be a DDaT professional to attend. The course is suitable for anyone wishing to learn more about agile.

What are the benefits?

By attending the course, you will learn: 

  • The ideas, values and principles we need to adopt an Agile mindset as well as the essential characteristics of high performing teams.
  • To understand the importance of aligning teams around shared purpose and common goals.
  • To demonstrate knowledge and describe an Agile mindset and how you will be able to apply it in your working environment.
  • To identify your next steps.

DDaT skills

Skill level: Awareness

This course develops knowledge associated with the following skills: 

  • Life-cycle perspective
  • Agile working
  • Methods and tools 

Delivery format

The course is delivered as follows:

  • Online delivery via MS Teams
  • Regular breaks during training

We encourage you to turn on your camera, however this is not a mandatory requirement. If you have any learning requirements, please contact us before the course begins.

Fees and funding

This course is funded by the Scottish Digital Academy. Please read our terms and conditions and note that a fee may be payable for late cancellation or non-attendance.  

Additional information

Once you have registered, you will receive a confirmation email from us. There may be additional information contained within the email. The course joining instructions will be issued one week before the course start date to your registered email address.

Explore our learning pathways

The development of digital skills can often be a confusing landscape. Our pathways are not intended to be prescriptive, but rather to illustrate breadth and depth of learning and indicate skills progression across DDaT job roles.

Explore our pathways if you’re looking for inspiration on what to learn next.

What is DDaT?

DDaT means the Digital, Data and Technology profession.


What is the DDaT Profession Capability Framework?

It described the digital, data and technology (DDaT) roles in government and the skills needed to do them. Find out more here: Digital, Data and Technology Profession Capability Framework – GOV.UK (

Where can I learn more about DDaT careers and vacancies?

Scotland’s future will be forged in a digital world. A world in which digital skills and technologies will transform our lives. You can learn more about DDaT careers and vacancies within the Scottish Government by visiting Digital, Data and Technology Jobs – Digital Jobs.

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