Greater Philadelphia Chapter

Learning & Development SIG

  • September 15, 2016
  • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Microsoft Technology Center, 45 Liberty Blvd., Malvern, PA 19355


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Agile Project Management for L&D Professionals

Program Description:  

Are you facing a complex project?  The Agile-Scrum Project Management framework may be just what you need! Most professionals have heard about Agile- Scrum however, the approach tends to be associated with software development projects. Agile refers to an iterative, incremental method of managing the design and build activities that aim to provide new product or service development in a highly flexible and interactive manner.  Agile-Scrum project management is not just for IT! It can be applied to your L&D projects for successful delivery and client satisfaction. 

This interactive presentation will review the following topics:

  • Agile-Scrum Myths & Facts
  • What are the different components of Agile – Scrum, etc.
  • How can I use it to help my organization?
  • The value of Agile
  • Why implement an Agile Program?
  • It’s not just for IT
  • Successes

Come out and join with other to learn more about Agile and how it can ensure success of your L&D project delivery.


Jay Polakoff, CSM, CSPO

Jay has over 25 years of IT and Project Management experience. He is a Certified ScrumMaster and Certified Product Owner and has worked with local and global clients in a large variety of industries including Health Care, Insurance, and Banking. He spent 15-years in higher education with Penn State Great Valley, School of Graduate Professional Students, where his last position was Director of Professional Programs. His many duties included development of course materials. Jay has taught classes on the Agile Framework and Kanban, in addition to conducting coaching sessions to assist organizations to better transition to an Agile environment. 


Microsoft Technology Center

45 Liberty Blvd

Malvern, PA 19355


5:30-6:15 Refreshments & Networking

6:15-7:45 Facilitated Group Discussion


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