Agile Games Producer

May 7th - 28th, EARLY BIRD TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW (ENDS 12th APRIL)

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ūüéģ Unleash your potential as a game producer

Back by popular demand!¬†Our last course garnered a ‚≠ź‚≠ź‚≠ź‚≠ź 4.2 out of 5 stars!

Level up your career in the complex world of game development with our Agile Game Producer course. Designed for junior and aspiring video game producers or more experienced producers that want to learn a more modern and adaptive approach, this course is your ticket to growing your leadership and Agile delivery skills in pursuit of sustainably creating games that people love and that meet the goals of the business.

ūüíįIGEA¬†Members get 20%¬†OFF - contact IGEA to get the discount link / code

ūüďÜ Dates / Duration

A practical, hands-on learning experience, 4 days (4 hours / day) over 4 weeks, followed up by 3 knowledge sharing sessions, over 3 weeks

Half-day learning workshops, over 4 weeks:

  • Tuesdays, 1:00pm - 5:00pm AEST
  • May 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th
  • Virtual delivery¬†(Zoom)

Post-course knowledge-sharing sessions, over 3 weeks*:

  • Fridays, 1:30pm - 3:00pm AEST
  • June 14th, 21st and 28th
  • Virtual delivery¬†(Zoom)

*Optional but recommended

ūüĎĺ Why choose¬†Agile¬†Game¬†Producer?

In collaboration with IGEA, the peak industry association for the video games industry in Australia, this comprehensive course, taught over 4 weeks, brings you unparalleled insights and real-world examples from veteran game producers. Developed by Agile and Lean experts who understand the unique challenges of the games development process, this course is your ultimate guide to becoming a competent leader in the industry.

ūüéď Learning¬†Objectives

  • Understand the effectiveness of Agile and Lean approaches in game development and how they can help you manage complexity.
  • Compare and analyze Producer roles across different game companies to connect to your purpose within your organization.
  • Discover the key factors that contribute to high-performing teams in game development, including individual motivation and the team's journey to success.
  • Master Agile and Lean practices to enhance your skills in delivering value at a sustainable pace, tailored to the unique aspects of game development.
  • Learn and apply strategies for creating and managing effective project plans in game development, including risk mitigation, dependency mapping, progress reporting, and adapting to change.
  • Develop the skills to be an effective leader, capable of managing stakeholder expectations, promoting efficient collaboration, and holding the team accountable for results without micromanagement.

ūüďĚ Course outline

Day 1: Foundations of the Role, the Industry
Co-created with
Playside Studios

  • Game Development is Complex
  • Lean¬†&¬†Agile = The Answer to Complexity
  • The Games Producer Role¬†&¬†Anti-Patterns
  • Psych Safety = Foundation for Great Teams

Day 2: Agile & Lean: Adaptive Ways of Working
Co-created with
Ally McLean-Hennessy

  • Following the Fun
  • Mastering Scrum &¬†Kanban
  • Tracking¬†&¬†Reporting Progress
  • Tools &¬†Tooling
  • Scaling Agile Practices

Day 3: Project Managing & Releasing Games
Co-created with
Morgan Jaffit

  • Agile Release Planning¬†&¬†Prioritisation
  • Managing Risks
  • Fixed Dates,¬†Budgets &¬†Contracts
  • Game Dev Disciplines:¬†Approaches &¬†Challenges

Day 4: Leading People
Co-created with
Loco Games Services

  • Fostering¬†High Performing Teams
  • Intent¬†Based¬†Leadership
  • Active Listening
  • Feedback, Confrontation¬†&¬†Conflict
  • Working with Stakeholders

ūüíĖ Testimonial

"Participating in the Agile Producer course was both a confirmation and an expansion of my existing passion for agile methodologies. The course brilliantly illustrated how an agile mindset can revolutionize our work approaches. One of the most enriching aspects was the diversity of attendees; not everyone was a current producer, which brought a variety of perspectives and insights to our discussions."
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"Engaging with industry leaders who are staunch supporters of this approach was a highlight. Their expertise wasn’t just inspiring; it was practical and immediately applicable. The course emphasized the importance of human capacity and smooth workflow, vital for fostering teams that are both productive and passionate. This experience reinforced a crucial belief for me: the right mindset is more influential than any specific tool. Whether you’re already passionate about agile methodologies or just starting to explore them, this course is invaluable."

Our Module Supporters:

Joshua Birne of Playside Studios
Dylan Miklashek of Loco Game Services
Ally McLean-Hennessy
Morgan Jaffit

Course Summary

7 May
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28 May
'
24
Virtual Delivery - Zoom
Workshop - Face to Face
Online Video
4 days, 4hrs per day
Max
25
people
7
spots left
$ 1,980 
+ GST
10% EARLY BIRD ENDS 12th APRIL
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PLEASE NOTE

IGEA MEMBERS GET 20% OFF, CONTACT IGEA FOR DISCOUNT CODE

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Tailor the course to suit your organisation’s product needs. Mix and match topics from the certified course and the list below.

Agile fundamentals

Beta Testing

Giving feedback

Idea management

Listening skills

Managing products at a program or portfolio level

OKRs

Product strategy

Reporting progress/learnings

Influencing stakeholders

Working with remote teams

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