Agile Development Leadership

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Agile Product Development Training

Programs to build New Agile & NPD Skills for Teams & Leaders

Concise, Practical NPD Learning Programs

Since 2002, Auxilium has helped hundreds of product development teams and thousands of individuals build new skills through practical learning programs that get results. Our programs focus on key roles as well as the application of agile processes to increase speed, focus on customer needs and to drive innovation efforts. A summary of our programs include:

  • Agile for Hardware Development – For teams to learn the methods of agile when more than software is involved.
  • Engineering Leadership – Designed for engineering and technical leaders at all levels using a practical and logical approach to leadership development.
  • Product Owner and Management Excellence – For product leaders to write powerful user stories, lead strategy and direct market-leading products.
  • Agile Innovation Techniques – For technical and marketing leaders to apply agile skills to drive new ideas and innovation into their product efforts.

Learn On Your Schedule

We provide flexible online or in-person programs that fit your needs. Each session can range from 2-hours to a full day and be customized to your process, challenges, products and industry. 

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Auxilium was effective working with the leadership team to develop a strategic product plan and then building the organization to put the plan into action. I highly recommend this team.

Dennis Gagne

President, Gagne Audio

Auxilium helped us focus on project priorities and improve communication. I would not hesitate to use his company’s services again in the future.

Dennis Bonciolini

CTO & VP of Engineering, CyberOptics Semiconductor

Auxilium provided practical advice we could use immediately. Their program was very helpful and their experience made a big difference!

Mel Greenberg, Manager

Portland General Electric

Auxilium provided great information, delivered every aspect of the program in a professional manner and hit every item on our target list. 

Dwaine Gilmer, Escalation Engineer

Microsoft Corp.

Auxilium's consultants led our team to enhance product quality and prioritize the new product development portfolio. They consistently offered fresh insights that helped us make improvements.

Mike Detmer, VP of Sales

Consumer Audio Client

Auxilium consultants exhibited strong and deep knowledge of engineering product development, especially agile techniques. They are smart, dedicated, and would be an asset to any organization.

- Marcos Alonso

CFO, Niles Audio

I give Auxilium a '10' in terms of program content and delivery. We found our engagement useful and were able to make improvements right away.

Sushil Nema, Engineer

Triquint Semiconductor

The program was extremely valuable. We had great interaction between our teams and the investment was well worth it!

Paul L. Fernandez, Jr., Sr. Engineer

Mitsubishi Digital

Agile Excellence Course Summaries

Below are summaries of Auxilium’s concise 4-hour courses in each area of product development training: Agile for Hardware Methods, Engineering Leadership, Product Owner and Management Excellence, and Agile Innovation Techniques. 

Project and Engineering Leadership

Build new personal, team and company level leadership and management skills to resolve conflicts, stay focused, guide teams and take your career to the next level.

Agile Product Owner and Management Excellence

Build new strategic skills in creating customer value,  developing high-impact communications, creating powerful product strategies, writing effective requirements and optimizing profit and loss for your products and markets. 

Product Management Excellence

Powerful Requirements to Deliver the Right Products

Product requirements provide the critical translation between customer needs and competitive advantage to product features and attributes. This course gives product leaders the skills and tools to write powerful, accurate and effective requirements.

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Product Management Excellence

Identifying and Quantifying Customer Value

At the core of every market-leading product is an amazing value proposition. This course gives you the skills, methods and tools to clarify who your target customer is, what they value and how to quantify and communicate this to others.

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Agile for Hardware Development Framework

At the core of Auxiilium’s agile product development training is the MAHD Framework. This provides a flexible, practical approach to agile development for physical products along with specific tools and templates to quickly manage any project more effectively. Learn more about the Modified Agile for Hardware Development Framework.

Agile for Hardware Development

Foundations of Agile for Hardware Development

A complete overview and toolkit to apply the Modified Agile for Hardware Development (MAHD) framework to any project that can benefit from a focused kickoff, consistent stakeholder feedback and iterative development cycles.

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Applied Innovation with Agile Techniques

Skills and methods to translate customer needs into valuable new product capabilities, identify new, high-potential opportunities and manage a pipeline of innovation projects.

Applied Innovation Techniques

Managing Innovation Project Pipelines

You’ll build new skills in innovation management with methods for evaluating a portfolio of projects, forecasting the market potential of new products, calculating the ROI of innovation efforts as well as how to make tough decisions.

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Applied Innovation Techniques

Leading Innovation Projects and Teams

You’ll learn new skills to overcome the unique challenges presented by innovation projects by adapting the basic tools of agile and project management to the world of innovation to lead teams and gain new commitment for your projects.

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Applied Innovation Techniques

Building the Case for New Innovations

Getting support and funding for new projects takes more than a great idea… it takes a solid business case. You’ll build new skills to systematically build concise, complete and compelling proposals.

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Applied Innovation Techniques

Seeing Innovative Features and Opportunities

Learn the tools and methods for both individuals and teams to build, filter and prioritize a consistent pipeline of innovative ideas for new features and opportunities that are based on real customer needs and market trends.

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Are You Ready to Build Your Agile Product Development Skills?

Join thousands of product professionals who have seen their career take off. We look forward to hearing from you.​

With So Many Choices, Why Auxilium?

Five Reasons...

Practical, Proven Tools and Methods

Every method and tool we provide, with either a training or consulting program, has been proven in real-world projects.

Live, Experienced Consultants

You'll work directly with senior consultants who have over 20 years of PD experience. No inexperienced trainers or fresh MBA's.

Cost Effective

As a virtual team with low overhead, you'll get the experience of a tier one consultancy group at a fraction of typical fees.

Concise, Comprehensive Programs

We focus every training or consulting program on the essential skills and implementation to get immediate results.

A Passion for Results

We understand the risk and expense of getting outside help. Our goal is to ensure you get the results you need.

Contact us to schedule a complimentary discussion of your situation.