A Practical Introduction to OKRs
Friday 7th of June 2024 • 09:00
Timezone: Europe / Amsterdam
Online Workshop Timezone:
Europe / Amsterdam
Materials language: English
Hours Total / Per Day:
8 / 8
In a world of constant change and technological innovation, where volatility and response time become a survival factor in organizations, companies are looking for new ways to respond to these changes, including new practices and models. The Practical Introduction to OKRs - Objectives and Key Results - workshop covers the practical aspects of goal-setting and goal alignment in an adaptive networked organization.
After this workshop, you will have a solid foundation of skills to create strategic and team goals in your organisation:
Describe the key differences between a traditional goal-setting and the OKRs practice
Identify a better approach to goal-setting based on continous learning and adapting to the complex, changing world
Actively measure progress towards strategic goals - thereby connecting operative work with strategic priorities
Create an environment which engages everyone in setting goals and in measuring their own progress
Experience hands-on practices from the OKR toolbox, originally developed by Intel and later applied by Google
Identify your own areas of development for your leadership using OKRs
Leaders with authority and responsibility to lead organisations and people through change
Product-, Program-& Portfolio-Managers driving continuous value discovery and delivery
External and Internal Change Agents - Consultants, Agile Coaches and Mentors supporting change
There are no pre-requisites before attending this Practical Introduction to OKRs course.
Format of the Course
A 1 x full day - Live Online course, held on Zoom
Collaborative online learning using templates and reflection exercises on MIRO (online canvas)
Co-active learning: participants will be engaged to speak up, to reflect, to share in small groups
The language of this course will be English.
Please email us if you would like to request a German-language course at a future date.
The slides and materials of the course will be in English.
Why would you like to change the approach to goal-setting in your organisation?
What do you already know about OKRs?
Foundations of OKRs - Objectives and Key Results
How are OKRs different from traditional goals?
The 12 principles for OKR implementation - based on Management 3.0, by Jurgen Appelo
The Purpose of OKRs
The Format of OKRs
Practice: Evaluate basic OKRs - Identify the Objective, the metrics (Key Results) and the Tasks
OKRs as frequent, dynamic learning cycles
Typical cadence for OKRs - Plan, Grade, Review cycle
Tips and Practice: Planning OKRs - Case study
Examples for Vanity vs Actionable Learning metrics
Tips and Practice: Grading OKRs - Case study
Tips and Practice: Reviewing OKRs and Learnings - Case study
Practice: Reflect on your OKR cadence in your organisation
Introducing OKRs in an Organisation
What are enablers for a team level OKR introduction? (clear scope of team's decision-making, autonomy, analytics etc.)
Experience from case studies: How do we scale OKRs beyond teams
Supporting tools for an OKR introduction - live showcase
Pitfalls of an OKR introduction
Live online Workshop delivery and facilitation by an experienced Business Agility Consultant and OKR coach
Digital learning material handouts
The official Management 3.0 Custom Workshop™ completion certificates (in English), issued by Management 3.0 (an organization founded by Jurgen Appelo, the author of 12 principles for metrics ecosystem - included in the training program).
One personal 1:1 coaching session on the course topic - of up to 50 minutes - bookable within 6 months following the program with the trainer
Andrea Darabos is a Business Agility consultant, organisational design and leadership coach. She works with large Fortune 500 multinational organisations as well as ambitious growing middle sized teams on designing and delivering complex business changes.
Andrea is a Certified Management 3.0 Facilitator and Practitioner since 2014, a Professional Scrum Master PSM, Professional Product Owner PSPO, and a Professional Agile Leader PAL I. and she trains and consults on these topics in the field since 15+ years.
You can find more information and past participant feedback on Andrea Darabos's Profile here.
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Other Important Terms and Conditions
We are committed to create an accessible learning environment. If you have any accessibility related requests or anything we can do to make your participation more convenient for you, please drop us an email.
Payment will be collected from registered participants as soon as we reach the minimum 5 registrations. Cancellation is possible, with
100% refund 4 weeks before the training
50% refund 2 weeks before the training
No refund within 2 week or less before the training
How much does the program cost?
The program goes ahead, if we reach a minimum of 5 booked participants
For group bookings of 3 or more people from the same organisation, please select the relevant ticket option to apply a 10% discount on the total price.
We encourage you to invite colleagues and friends from your network who would benefit from this learning experience.
How to register interest of participation?
Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are interested in the possibilities of an in-house workshop, please contact me for training close to you. We deliver in-company trainings both online and face-to-face worldwide.
This workshop is organized by Andrea Darabos. Your registration will be sent to Andrea directly.
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