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      December 9, 2019

      Monday   8:30 AM

      2824 Main Street
      Dallas, Texas 75226

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      Creating Your Dojo

      Upskill Your Organization and Create a Culture of Continuous Learning and Improvement Faced with the challenges of multiple new technologies, processes, and ways of thinking, many organizations are embracing Dojos - immersive learning centers - as an effective way of upskilling their staff and creating a culture of continuous learning and transformation. If you are interested in starting your Dojo, then this workshop is for you. Creating Your Dojo is an immersive, experiential workshop covering everything you need to know to create a Dojo that meets the specific learning goals of your organization. The course is based on Dion Stewart and Joel Tosi’s book, "Creating Your Dojo: Upskill Your Organization for Digital Evolution". Dion and Joel have been helping organizations create and run dojos for five years. What You Get: A two-day workshop guided by Dion or Joel, recognized experts in helping organizations create and run dojos. Slides and supporting workshop handouts covering the concepts and practices taught A copy of Dion and Joel’s book, “Creating Your Dojo: Upskill Your Organization for Digital Evolution” 2 Live “Q&A” webinars to support you in creating your dojo (scheduled one month and two months after the workshop) A 1-hour private consultation with Dion and/or Joel to discuss your dojo and your questions A light breakfast, a full lunch, morning and afternoon snacks, and drinks Who Should Attend? Anyone interested in starting and running a Dojo in their organization. This includes: Transformation/Continuous Improvement Champions: to understand how dojos enable organizations to achieve their continuous improvement goals Leaders in product management, agile/lean methods, cloud migrations, DevOps, security, and general engineering practices: to understand how a dojo helps teams learn practices and improve skills Dojo Managers, Product Owners, and Operations Managers: to understand how to define dojo offerings, staff a dojo, and handle the logistical aspects of running a dojo Dojo Coaches: to understand how to effectively deliver dojo experiences for teams and to understand how to leverage the dojo to make organizational improvements What Will You Learn? How to create alignment with the organization and set your dojo up for success: defining outcomes, impacts, and measurements  What makes dojos so effective and how they differ from common training approaches Understanding how to execute the entire dojo life-cycle including an intake process for teams, chartering dojo engagements, coaching the engagements, and following up with teams post-dojo. Defining your initial dojo offerings and practices Designing your dojo’s physical space and equipment needs Staffing your dojo, including required roles and skills Strategies for hiring and growing dojo coaches, product owners, and operations managers Running your dojo offerings Identifying your first teams to participate in your dojo Leveraging your dojo for large-scale organizational change Marketing your dojo inside your organization Keeping your dojo relevant over time Participants will leave this workshop with all the knowledge they need to create and run a dojo in their organization. Like a dojo itself, the workshop is an immersive learning experience combining presentations and interactive exercises covering all aspects of creating and running a dojo. This workshop is also available as on-site workshop. For more information, please contact us at

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