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Agile within Learning and Development

  • 26 August 2020
  • 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Virtual Presentation


  • Please note that members that register for events and do not show up to two or more in a twelve month period will lose complimentary access and member event pricing.
  • Event cancellations will be refunded to those who cancel 48+ hours prior to the event.

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The Greater Twin Cities Chapter of the Association for Talent Development Presents

Agile within Learning and Development:

Deliver higher quality learning to your business partners in less time. Agile enables teams to deliver value more quickly with a greater ability to respond to change.  In this session, you will hear from Debbie Taute, Learning Solutions Senior Associate and Kara Wallisch, Learning Solutions Associate, members of an experienced Learning & Development Agile Scrum Team. They will talk about best practices that allow them to meet their clients’ business needs in a short two-week sprint.  Join this session to:

  • Key components of Agile: Define the different roles within an Agile Scrum team and the events that take place.
  • Best practices for overcoming roadblocks: Learn the challenges we have faced as a team (both in the office and working remotely) and the solutions we put in place.
  • Agile in your workplace: Participate in discussions on how the Agile framework could be used at your place of business.

About our Presenters:

Kara Wallisch

Kara Wallisch been a Learning Solutions Associate with Allianz Life for two years. During that time, she has been member of the Learning & Development department’s first Agile Scrum Team, which focuses on designing and developing a large volume of technical training eLearning solutions for various teams in operations. Prior to joining the Allianz Life Learning & Development team, she facilitated new hire training for Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty for over four years. Kara is a certified Scrum Master (CSM) and has a degree in Art from the University of Minnesota.

Debbie Taute

Debbie Taute has been a Learning Solutions Senior Consultant at Allianz Life for almost twenty years, and has over 30 years of experience in the world of learning and development. Allianz Life’s L&D department decided to take on an Agile approach back in 2018 for a huge initiative for technical training. Debbie is currently the product owner and is working with the stakeholders and scrum team members to ensure that we effectively produce viable deliverable training materials for our stakeholders. Debbie attended Brown College and earned her Associates Degree in Applied Science for Graphic Design. Debbie is a certified Scrum Master (CSM), and certified Product Owner (CSPO).

This program is FREE for all ATD-GTC members. 

Members may register one complimentary, registered guest.  

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