Management 3.0 Workshop

Management 3.0 is a workshop about the future of work and management, designed to inspire managers and team members, who face the challenge of transforming their organizations to be more innovative, with a higher productivity. It helps managers doing the right thing for your team, involving everyone in improving the system and fostering employee engagement.

Management 3.0 Workshop

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Compared to Management 1.0, used in traditional hierarchical organizations and Management 2.0 that encourages individual goal-setting, status updates to the management team and superior-subordinate relationships, Management 3.0 represents a new and improved version of an organization.


Management 3.0 addresses slow adapting to market changes, a common problem in traditional, hierarchical organization, by decentralization or distribution of the intelligence in the decision-making process.  Management 3.0 workshop is designed to inspire managers and team members, who face the challenge of transforming their organizations, to be more innovative and instructs them on how to boost their productivity. It helps managers doing the right thing for their team - by involving everyone in improving the system and fostering employee engagement.

Who is Management 3.0 course for?

Management is not only the managers’ responsibility. It is everyone’s job! Management is too important to leave to the managers.


If you’re a team leader, development manager, delivery manager, middle manager, CEO, human resources manager, project manager, product owner, agile developer, scrum master, or want to be a great people leader regardless of title, this workshop is for you!

What You Will Learn

The basics of complexity thinking and agile management; How to energize people by learning what motivates people; Empowering Teams and making them hyper-productive; Aligning Constraints by enabling self-organizing teams; Developing Competence and fostering a craftsmanship attitude; how to Grow Structure and create the right environment for success; and Improve Everything by learning how to use Lean Change guidelines in practice.


The course offers a maximum learning experience by parting theory and practice in small chunks; clear and effective visuals; inspiring stories and metaphors; fun games and exercises; focused group discussions; and concrete practices with tangible results. Everyone will receive materials of the course exercises and an official Management 3.0 certificate upon completion this course.

Topics Day 1

Agility: Agility represents a proven approach to leadership and governance of creative teams and people. Leaders and practitioners using Management 3.0 become agile and adaptive, and more resilient, innovative and creative. You will learn about different methods, popular practices, challenges in Agile adoption around the world, and the contribution of the manager and team leader in Agile organizations.


Complexity thinking: Management 3.0 is driven by establishing a deep understanding of complexity theory and providing people with multiple tools and insights to effectively work in complex contexts and situations, and respond to them in agile ways. Complexity thinking is the cornerstone of an Agile mindset. You will learn what complexity theory is, how to think in terms of systems, about the difference between complex and complicated, about fallacies of traditional linear thinking, and suggestions for complexity thinking.


Motivation in your team: Since people are the most important part of an organization and managers must do all they can to keep people active, creative and motivated, we made this topic one of the take-aways from day 1. You will understand the difference between extrinsic and intrinsic motivation, the ten intrinsic desires and the importance of one-on-one meetings, personal assessments, 12 most important questions and 360° evaluations.


Self-organizing teams: In order to make self-organization of teams work in your organization, we will focus on its foundation: how to establish self-organizing teams, authorization distribution, the challenges of empowerment, how to grow relationships of trust, and several techniques for distributed control, such as the 7 levels of delegation, and authority boards.

Topics Day 2

Goal setting: It’s necessary to give people a clear purpose and define goals. We will go through the difference of managing and leading, how to use different criteria to create useful goals, the challenges around management by objectives, and how to protect people and shared resources from any bad effects of self-organization.


Competence development: Teams are only able to achieve their goals if team members are capable enough, and managers must therefore contribute to the development of competence. You will learn how and when to apply the seven approaches of competence development, how to measure progress in a complex system, the effect of sub-optimization, and several tips for useful metrics.


Organizational structures: Many teams operate within the context of a complex organization, and thus it is important to consider structures that enhance communication. You will learn how to grow an organizational structure as a fractal, how to balance specialization and generalization, how to choose between functional and cross-functional teams, about informal leadership and widening job titles, and about treating teams as value units in a value network.


Change management is one of the things people in all kinds of organizations struggle with most and it is important managers and leaders act as change agents. We will discuss the 4 facets of change management which address the system, the individuals, the interactions, and the boundary of the system.

Games and Exercises

Each of the eight topics includes at least one game or exercise. In groups of four to six people, attendees put the newly earned knowledge into practice. Sometimes the attendees play a role of different managers and work against each other. Sometimes they act together as one manager, sharing their thoughts while working on a problem.


Every social activity ends with a debrief and a discussion, so everyone can think about how what they’ve learned functions in their real-life situations. This is also a time to bring up questions and experiences to be addressed by the whole group.

About the trainer

Voranc is an agile enthusiast who thrives on working with teams and helping them embrace agile values and principles to build better products, faster. He is one of the leading agile experts in Slovenia with extensive experience in helping organizations to improve their agility through the implementation of Scrum.


After working in IT for 10 years he founded his first company in 2011 and since then he offers training, coaching and consulting in all aspects of agile product development. He does regular public trainings in Ljubljana, as well as private trainings in companies all around the country. Every year he organizes the conference Agile Slovenia, which is the most popular agile event on the sunny side of Alps.


He is a Management 3.0 Licensed TrainerCertified ScrumMaster, Certified Scrum Product Owner and Certified Scrum Professional.


Voranc Kutnik, @voranck



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EARLY BIRD PRICE 790,00 EUR + VAT (before March 1st 2018)