mSME- Agile Management for HR

Agile Project Management for Collaborative HR

Duration and Delivery Mode:
Full-time / Part Time

Agile Project Management for Collaborative HR

Duration and Delivery Mode:
Full-time / Part Time

Course Brief

The course provides a tailored and transformative experience for HR professionals, equipping them with a comprehensive set of skills and practical tools to excel in the dynamic and competitive landscape of human resources. Upon completion, participants can expect to harness the power of Agile principles and practices, fostering a culture of adaptability, collaboration, and continuous improvement within the HR function. The course’s instructional units are specifically designed for HR professionals, ensuring they emerge as agile HR leaders with the ability to understand and navigate complexity, employ empiricism, and apply Scrum methodology effectively within the realm of HR.

The course begins with “Adapt to Complexity using Empiricism and Scrum,” where participants delve into the core principles of Agile Management. Learners will gain practical understanding of managing complexity in the HR environment, applying empiricism to reduce risks, and mastering the Scrum framework within the context of HR practices.

“Manage Agile Teams and Organizations Effectively” explores Scrum’s application in HR leadership and decision-making, focusing on successful approaches to HR organizational agility through data-based decision-making. This instructional unit instills the skills required to create strategies for growth, define metrics to measure progress, optimize HR business processes, and create the necessary ecosystem and culture that supports agility within the HR function.

“Create Efficient Workflows and Plan HR Initiatives” equips participants with the skills to create efficient workspaces for Agile HR teams, practical facilitation techniques to ensure effective Scrum events, and release planning strategies to deliver HR initiatives predictably. Moving forward, “Build Effective Scrum HR Teams & Prioritize Valuable Outcomes” focuses on team dynamics and HR projects management, ensuring HR professionals are equipped to drive the development of high-performing Agile teams. A practical case study is included, detailing examples of Agile implementation in HR.

“Conduct Effective Scrum Events for High Performing Teams” further hones participants’ skills in Scrum events, providing real-world HR case studies for application. “Implement Continuous Growth and Development” concludes the core instructional units by exploring the learning loop concept and how it fits into the broader HR ecosystem.

Participants will also engage in hands-on projects to apply the skills learned and develop their ability to implement the Agile principles and Scrum framework within their HR context. The practical HR project integrates hands-on application of the Scrum framework and Agile leadership strategies and best practices, guiding participants to effectively implement Scrum events, design Agile ecosystems, deliver customer-centric outcomes, and enhance HR organizational adaptability.

Further, the Capstone project encompasses real-world business application through hands-on implementation in the context of HR. Participants map out HR business value, define strategic HR outcomes, and use Scrum to deliver projects with measurable impact. The Capstone nurtures Agile HR leadership skills, enabling participants to drive organizational agility in the HR context and cultivate an Agile HR ecosystem. It also strengthens participants’ ability to plan and execute empirically driven HR initiatives, ensuring streamlined releases and positive impact. This will lead to enhanced business agility, reduced waste, accelerated outcome delivery, and a more competitive and adaptable organization.

By completing this course, participants will emerge as Agile Management champions in the HR context, capable of navigating the complexities of today’s HR demands and challenges, propelling HR functions toward sustainable success in an Agile world.

Knowledge, Skill, Ability Summary

At the end of the course, you will be able to acquire the following:


  • Analyze complexity in business environments and its impact
    on decision-making.
  • Demonstrate mastery of Scrum methodology for agile project
  • Explain the principles of evidence-based management for
    data-driven decisions.
  • Identify key factors influencing high-performance agile teams.
  • Describe the Agile ecosystem and its role in organizational


  • Apply empiricism to assess and adapt to changing business
  • Facilitate productive sprint planning sessions and daily scrum
  • Construct well-organized product backlogs and release plans.
  • Lead agile teams effectively with a focus on business value
  • Conduct productive project retrospectives to drive continuous
Upon completing this course, participants will be able to skillfully employ Agile principles, Scrum methodology, and evidence-based decision-making to manage complexity, lead high-performance teams, optimize project delivery and learning loops, and foster an adaptive and value-driven ecosystem within the HR context.

Blended Learning Journey
(121.0 Hours)


12 Hours

Flipped Class

24 Hours

Mentoring Support
(Assignment Sync)

12 Hours

Mentoring Support
(Project Mentoring Sync)

60 Hours

Mentoring Support
(Project Implementation Async)

12 Hours


1 Hours

Module Summary

Module Brief

In today’s dynamic business landscape, the application of Agile principles and the Scrum framework is increasingly crucial for HR professionals navigating the complexities of the human resources field. Embracing the Agile manifesto and its underlying principles enables HR teams to respond adeptly to evolving organizational requirements, fostering a culture of collaboration, adaptability, and employee-centricity.

The positive impact of Agile methodologies is evident in improved talent management, increased employee satisfaction, and enhanced organizational efficiency. This tailored training module delves into the application of Agile and Scrum specifically for HR professionals, offering a comprehensive, hands-on approach to human resources management with Agile.

The instructional units within this module are meticulously designed to equip HR participants with the skills needed to navigate the intricacies of modern HR management and organizational agility. “Adapt to Complexity using Empiricism and Scrum” introduces the fundamental principles of empirical process control and explores how Scrum, with its iterative and incremental approach, facilitates adaptation to ever-changing HR requirements.

Moving forward, “Manage Agile Teams and Organizations Effectively” delves into the nuances of leadership and organizational dynamics in an Agile context, emphasizing the importance of servant leadership and fostering a culture of collaboration within the HR function and throughout the organization.

“Create Efficient Workflows and Plan HR Initiatives” guides participants through the intricacies of workflow optimization and planning HR initiatives, emphasizing the role of Agile in streamlining HR processes and maximizing value delivery.

The module further explores the establishment of high-performing HR teams with “Build an Effective Scrum Team and Prioritize Valuable Business Outcomes.” This unit delves into team dynamics, roles, and the pivotal aspect of prioritization, ensuring that HR professionals gain insights into constructing teams that can deliver optimal HR value.

“Conduct Effective Scrum Events for High Performing Teams” provides a detailed examination of Scrum events, homing in on their purpose and the techniques for executing them efficiently, thus contributing to the overall success of HR initiatives, Agile teams, and business goals.

Lastly, the module tackles the concept of sustainable growth and improvement with “Implement Continuous Growth and Development” encouraging a culture of continuous improvement and learning within HR and throughout the organization.

Throughout the module, HR participants will acquire practical skills on applying Agile principles, navigating HR complexity effectively, managing high-performing Agile teams, planning and

optimizing HR workflows, and implementing Scrum practices for employee-centric HR delivery. The emphasis on practical application ensures that HR professionals acquire the skills necessary to implement Agile principles in real-world scenarios. By the module’s conclusion, participants will be equipped with a robust toolkit for Agile HR management, poised to drive organizational success through adaptive strategies and a commitment to continuous improvement in HR practices.

Other Information
  1. SSG Module Reference No: TGS-2019503276
  2. Module Validity Date: NA
Module Session Plan
Module Brief

In the Agile Management Capstone, participants will apply acquired knowledge, skills, and principles to deliver a transformative HR project using Scrum.

The capstone begins with mapping business value and strategic outcomes, leading to the creation of an HR-specific Product Vision, Product Goal, Product Backlog and Release Plan. Participants will engage in Sprint Planning and Product Backlog Refinement with their Scrum teams to manage the iterative delivery of value and outcomes for their HR initiatives, ensuring a steady pace of progress. Participants will also identify and track specific metrics for success to ensure optimal use of resources and a customer-centric approach to HR projects and initiatives. Participants will also implement Scrum practices within their HR teams and the wider organization and formulate a Learning Plan using Scrum events and Agile Principles to integrate continuous learning into the organizational culture.

Throughout the capstone, participants actively execute Scrum events, actively assuming the Scrum roles of Product Owner, Scrum Master, and Developers throughout the project. This involvement aims to foster collaboration, enhance team communication, and improve responsiveness and adaptability to HR-related changes. As part of project delivery, participants engage in Daily Scrum, Sprint Reviews, Sprint Retrospectives, Project Reviews, and Continuous Development Plan Reviews that provide opportunities to reduce project risks, acquire critical feedback, increase the adaptability of the team and develop expertise.

The Agile HR Management Capstone equips participants with a practical skill set for successful HR project delivery using Scrum, encompassing Agile planning, collaborative communication, servant leadership, and continuous improvement that are essential for navigating the complexities of contemporary HR project management and organizational HR leadership in the modern business world.

Other Information
  1. SSG Module Reference No: TGS-2019503137
  2. Module Validity Date: NA
Module Session Plan

Target Audience & Prerequisite

Target Audience

  • Enterprises who would like to implement agile project management for a hyper-productive digital workforce
    with enhanced adaptability, continuous improvement, and cross-functional.
  • Individuals who are working in HR department


  • Academic: Minimum one credit in N Level or its equivalent
  • English Proficiency : Minimum IELTS 5.5 or its equivalent
  • Age: Minimum 21 years
  • Work Experience: Working in HR division of the company

Graduation Requirements

Each learner must meet the following requirements to secure academic qualifications, eduCLaaS job role certification and /or Statement of Attainment (SOA) from SSG (whichever is applicable)
  • Minimum 75% attendance in all sessions.
  • Minimum pass grade in the summative assessment of each module


Academic Qualification NIL
Statement of Attainment
Agile Project Management (Implementation) (SF)
  • ICT-PMT-4026-1.1 Project Management
  • ICT-PMT-3026-1.1 Project Management
Digital Innovation (SF)
  • ICT-SNA-5003-1.1 Business Innovation
  • ICT-SNA-4003-1.1 Business Innovation
Industry Skills Certification
EduCLaaS Job Role Certification
Digital Transformation Executive

Other Information

SSG Course Reference No:NA
Course Validity Date:NA
Course Developer: Lithan Academy

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