Supporting learning, developing skills
We do this by:
helping our clients reinvent their organisations using agile and lean methods and thinking, through meetups, training and events.
partnering with the leading minds in the world to bring some of the best business innovations to Australia.
We are a collection of leading agile thinkers, implementers and practitioners, who came together to help clients build great teams that confidently tackle complex projects and respond effectively in a disruptive, competitive landscape.
We bring leading experts to Australia, such as Alistair Cockburn, Jurgen Appelo, Michael Sahota and Bas Vodde, who share their ideas and techniques through training and speaking.
Since 2012, LAST has been our original, community based Lean, Agile and Systems Thinking event. This event is now also in Sydney, Canberra and Brisbane, organised by local practitioners and supported by Tabar.
LAST Conference website
Take a look at what happened at 1st Conference, 2-3 March 2017. Keynote speakers, Jurgen Appelo, Alistair Cockburn and Ange Ferguson joined an array of speakers and workshop facilitators, to delve into the "Heart of Agile"
1st Conference website
REA Group have been long time supporters of Management 3.0 in Australia. They asked Tabar to organise a session with Jurgen Appelo and some of their people, when Jurgen visited Melbourne, recently. Find out what happened when Jurgen visited to help grow "world-class practices and culture" there.
Management 3.0 workshop
Highlights from Norman's talk at LAST Conference Melbourne, 30 June 2017. Norman is known as "The Godfather of Lean", publishing over 200 books, including those of the great Toyota production writers, Shigeo Shingo and Taiichi Ohno.
Find out about our Harada Method course, featuring Norman.
1st Conference is on 26 & 27 February 2018, in Melbourne
Enable Organisational Agility in 2018. 1st Conference is for people who want a deeper understanding of how to bring the principles of Agility to their wider organisation.
Joanne Molesky, co-author of the book Lean Enterprise, will be be visiting us from Canada, and is our first announced keynote speaker.
Spark the Change
Spark the Change is on 1 May 2018, in Melbourne
Change your organisation for the better! Spark the Change helps you to discover meaning and identity at work, to bring real, lasting improvement to your organisation.
Participants of #SparkMEL, have learnt from colleagues from REA Group, TomCar, Seek, The Fitzroy Academy, Westpac, MYOB, Envato, Vinomofo, The University of Melbourne's Centre for Positive Psychology, Buro Architecture, cogent, The Holos Group and more. They have been inspired with ways to stimulate positive change in organisations.
Spark Melbourne is part of a global movement that runs events in Toronto, Montreal, The Netherlands, and London.
Management 3.0 Workout
Management 3.0 was developed by Jurgen Appelo, a leading Agile author, thinker, blogger and inspirational change master.
MGT3.0 develops participants to create high performance teams and lead and manage Agile organizations. Development managers and team leaders need to learn what their new role is in developing and leading Agile organizations.
The 1 day Workout course, takes the most practical parts of the Management 3.0 system and gives you concrete tools to take back to your workplace.
The Harada Method
This one day workshop is about The Harada Method, which was developed by Takashi Harada as the “world’s best process on day-to-day management to develop people to their fullest capability.” It uses a sports analogy and teaches a leader how to be like a highly successful coach, bringing out the best from their employees. The Harada Method is a step-by-step method, with 5 main tools that help you to find your goal, understand your purpose, analyse your past and future, build an action plan and use this plan in your daily routine.
Norman Bodek will be joining the course, live, onscreen from Japan. He will participate in either the first or second session of the day.
Don't miss out on the special introductory rate for this workshop.
Agile and Lean Change Masterclass
In an increasingly complex and agile workplace, it is becoming massively important to be able to skilfully manage change, and our Agile and Lean Change Management experts will give you a powerful framework with which to do this.
Lean Change Management is part of the global Happy Melly network. Tabar has a relationship with Jurgen Appelo's Happy Melly network, stretching back to 2012. We have brought Jurgen out to Australia to speak and teach on multiple occassions.
Masterclasses are scheduled for 2017.
We partner with the legendary Alistair Cockburn to deliver his unique training, when he visits Australia.
Alistair's next visit will be in November 2017.
The 6th LAST Conference was held on 29 & 30 June in Melbourne. LAST was also held in Sydney, Brisbane and Canberra.
LAST Conference is an affordable, grassroots mini-conference for Lean, Agile, and Systems Thinking practitioners.
The emphasis is on:
- sharing of practical skills
- real experiences of lean and agile adoption
- the latest in systems thinking practice
- gaining inspiration from fellow practitioners
Management 3.0 Agile Leadership Practices is innovative, experiential learning that provides insights and practices for dealing with complexity and uncertainty in organisations. It was developed by Jurgen Appelo, a leading Agile author, thinker, and blogger.
Management 3.0 helps participants to create high performance teams and lead and manage Agile organizations. Managers and team leaders need to learn what their new role is in developing and leading Agile organizations.
Tabar pioneered Management 3.0 in Australia and New Zealand, bringing Jurgen to this region for the first time in 2012.
Find out about our Management 3.0 Workout course, that will be returning in 2018.
Business Analysis Masterclass
With course content devised by Tabar's Craig Brown, this masterclass introduces the business analysis practice re-contextualised in an agile environment. The course will inspect the role of the business analyst and business analysis activities in major agile frameworks. The mindset and attitudes of an agile business analyst are also addressed.
Find out about the Business analysis Masterclass
The Kanban method is a popular Agile method for managing work, based on Lean and System Thinking concepts. It has a focus on visualising the work, limiting the work to the team capacity and providing improved time to market and better predictability.
This half day course covers the theory and practice of the Kanban process…