The FREE Agile in a Nutshell Course - Online

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In the Agile in a Nutshell Online Training & Toolbox, you will get an introduction to Agile by exploring the mindset, principles, and foundation of Agile and how to apply what you’ve learned in your organization or team. Through a series of articles, videos, exercises, and games you will have the chance to learn what it means to have an Agile mindset, how it differs from traditional ways of working and how to work with complex solutions in a fast-paced environment.

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Course materials in the “Agile in a Nutshell” training

All course material are original productions by the Dandy People team of experienced Agile Coaches and Trainers, many of which only can be found here in this training.

  • 12 Videos
  • 4 Exercises and Games
  • 4 Infographic Posters and Models
  • 4 Real Business Cases
  • 14 Articles

At your fingertips at all times

      • You can take this training step by step at your own pace and you can do the exercises by yourself, or with your colleagues.
      • The training is available on your mobile on the fly, as well as in a desktop version.
      • All training material is in English.
      • Buying a one-year membership gives you access to the courses you request and the updates in those modules for a full year.
      • Digital Online Courses available to purchase; Agile in a Nutshell, Agile Team in a Nutshell and Agile Leadership in a Nutshell.

You should take the training

Anyone interested in understanding Agility and Agile ways of working from a holistic perspective, as well as the benefits for individuals as well as for the business.

Executives, Managers, Employees, Associates. In “old” and large companies as well as smaller companies and “start-ups”.

What you will learn

Once you are done with the full training you should have an understanding of what Agility is, when it valuable to work Agile, what benefits other organizations have gotten from changing to an Agile organization with Agile ways of working and leading.

You should also know how Agile teams work, the most common Agile ways of working and what type of leadership is needed to manage in a fast-paced Agile organization. You should be on your way to start working Agile!

Full course contents


      • Agile is for everyone – Video
      • Agile in a Nutshell – Poster

Agile Concepts

      • The Agile Mindset – Article
      • Modern Agile – Video
      • What does Modern Agile mean to you – Print out Worksheet
      • Small Batches and Flow – Video
      • Short Feedback Loops – Game
      • Push vs Pull – Article
      • Lean & Agile Principles – Article
      • Check your Learnings – Follow up Questions


      • Understand Complexity with Cynefin the Sense-Making Framework – Video
      • Obvious – Video
      • Complicated – Video
      • Complex – Video
      • Chaos – Video
      • Disorder – Video
      • Reflection using the Cynefin Framework – Exercise
      • Check your Learnings – Follow up Questions

The Business Case for Agility

      • Interview: Erik Schön, Managing Director – Video
      • Ericsson – Article
      • GE Healthcare – Article
      • Avanza Bank – Article
      • The Stairway to Business Agility – Poster and Article
      • Patterns for Successful Agile Organizations – Article, and Poster
      • Key Takeaways – Question, and Answers

Agile Teams

      • Introduction to Agile Teams – Video
      • Agile Teams in a Nutshell – Infographic Poster
      • What is a Team? – Article
      • Types of Agile Teams – Article
      • High Performing Agile Teams – Article
      • Research: The Power of Teams – Article
      • ROI on Agile Teams – Article

Agile Ways of Working

      • Interview: Robin Elmersson, Developer – Video
      • Terminology Quiz
      • Check your Learnings – Follow up Questions

Agile Leadership

      • Introduction to Agile Leadership – Article

Are you ready to become Agile?

      • Check your learnings – Follow up Questions
      • Next step

Set-up and Duration

  • This is an online self study training that gives you access to all the unique course material and content for a full year from purchase date.
  • Time to work through entire course: Apprx 4-8 hours.


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Organizational Agile Program

The Organizational Agile Program gives everyone in the organization access to online Agile courses from Dandy People with updates, all to enable organizational Agility and change across the organization.

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Digital online Agile courses that engage and involve people in collaboration and help people think and act in new ways can be a great way to enable change across an organization. That is why we at Dandy People created these courses, to support that change and enable people to create better organizations and deliver more business value together.