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Bent Myllerup

  

Agile Coach and Trainer, agile42

Location: Copenhagen/Aarhus, Denmark

+4528349084

Certifications

Certified Scrum Trainer
Certified Enterprise Coach
Certified Agile Leadership Educator
Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster
Certified Scrum Product Owner
Registered Education Provider

Credentials


My Courses

Certified ScrumMaster®
13-14 December, 2017
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Certified Scrum Product Owner®
10-11 January, 2018
Location: København, Denmark

Certified Agile Leadership I
24-25 January, 2018
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

Certified ScrumMaster®
19-20 February, 2018
Location: København, Denmark

Agile Team Coaching Course
4-5 April, 2018
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

More Courses

Groups I belong to

Agile Copenhagen

Denmark

Biography

Enrolling as a boy scout in the 1970’s, it has probably always been Bent’s destiny to become an Agile Coach. However, the real journey started many years later with an education as a Systemic coach. This has been the center of his perspective ever since: Helping people and organizations to achieve their full potential is his primary mission. For that, Agile is a great platform and Systemic coaching is its valuable companion in his opinion.

Bent is based in Denmark where he is leading the local agile42 team. The Nordic culture, humor and mindset are great cultivators for Agile and Bent is actively using these as basics in his approach. In late 2008 Bent became the first Europe based Certified Scrum Coach (now Certified Enterprise Coach) and since then, he has also become a Certified Scrum Trainer and a Certified Agile Leadership Educator.

Bent is a member of the team behind The Hitchhiker's Guide to Agile Coaching which is aiming to be the de facto reference for Agile Coaches.

Bent has personal experiences in various contexts: From junior developer to being on the board of directors, working in a range from garage start-ups to internationally well-recognized cooperations. In the major part of his career, his responsibility has been leading and coaching people.

Bent takes agile approaches beyond software and has for a number of years been working with Scrum in an embedded environment of software, firmware, electronics and mechanics.

As a Certified Scrum Trainer, Bent brings his professional coaching skills to the classroom to work with students as they “cross the edge” from one mindset to another. He has an easy-going manner, yet razor-sharp insight into whatʼs *really* going on in the classroom.

Bent is a passionate owner of a sailboat and he has a couple of basses collecting dust in the basement of his family residence.

Organizations I Train Through

Approved Courses

CSM

  • Certified ScrumMaster

CSPO

  • Certified Scrum Product Owner

Continuing Education

  • Agile Team Coaching Course

CAL1

  • Certified Agile Leadership I

AEVP

  • CAL II—Advanced Education and Validated Practice

PW

  • CAL II—Peer Workshop

Work experience

agile42, Agile Coach and Trainer (CSC/CST)
March 2012 - Present, Aarhus, Denmark
Coach and trainer at agile42 in Denmark

TC Electronic, Agile Coach, Program Manager
September 2007 - September 2012, Aarhus, Denmark
Personnel manager, responsible for the software department of 20 developers and testers. Responsible for implementing Scrum as software development process and agile hardware development processes in the company as well as in TC Group. For TC Group, more specific TC Applied Technology in Canada and Lab.gruppen in Sweden, the assignment has been training and guiding the companies in their Scrum implementation and serving as coach for their local ScrumMasters and Product Owners.

Agile Coaching DK, Agile Coach, Owner
January 2007 - February 2012, Aarhus, Denmark
Independent consultant specialised in implementing agile development methods (hardware and software), team building and coaching.

Kamstrup, Agile Coach, Program Manager
April 2005 - September 2007, Skanderborg, Denmark
At Kamstrup the primary goal has been reforming the system software group from an organisation with almost anarchistic processes and limited success, to be manned by high performance teams who use Scrum to deliver quality software on monthly basis. Bent has been into program management in the company and has been in charge of projects that included overseas development groups

Systematic Software Engineering, Project Manager
June 1997 - April 2005, Aarhus, Denmark
Bent has primarily been employed as a project manager, but he has also worked as a developer in his first year in the company. In recent years, he was occasionally engaged in business development. Bent took an active part in the company’s effort in climbing the steps of the CMMi ladder by implementing and enhancing process improvement initiatives in the teams he was part of. In a 3-year period Bent was serving as a Working Director in the company.

Danvaegt, Software Engineer
August 1996 - May 1997, Hinnerup, Denmark
Development and implementation of weighbridge systems to customers in the gravel pits and ferry services industry. Bent made a great effort to bring the company into the object oriented world and to use real SQL databases in their solutions.

Gram Equipment, Electrical Engineer
November 1995 - July 1996, Vojens, Denmark
Specification of control panels and development of PLC programs for packaging solutions for the ice cream industry. One of Bent’s professional goals here was to bring aspects of designing software before implementing it into practice of the group he was part of.

Flex Products, Software Engineer
February 1992 - October 1995, Haderslev, Denmark
At Flex Products, Bent was responsible for the system software in the central part of their solution for remote reading of electrical meters. In his years of employment, he moved the system from being implemented in standard C to take advantage of the features that C++ offered. He was also responsible for drifting and maintaining the computer network of the company.

Engineering College of Aarhus, Laboratory Engineer
August 1991 - December 1991, Aarhus, Denmark
In his post educational time at Engineering College of Aarhus, Bent was employed in the area of building up a process control laboratory. This included developing amplifiers for controlling DC motors and research in neural networks.

Bang & Olufsen, Engineering Trainee
January 1987 - January 1988, Struer, Denmark
Bent took part in the development of automatic test systems for the production of television sets. This included the development of diverse electronic circuits for 19" rack systems and programming in Pascal Poly on the CP/M platform.

Articles I've written

Coaching Scrum Teams
High-performing teams are the Formula Ones of cooperation. Systemic leadership, teambuilding and coaching are key elements for a successful implementation of Scrum. Implementation of Scrum is more than just new working procedures; it also can be a showdown with the traditional management role and business rules. This article describes how you as the leader can support and develop your team by considering your own role in light of the team’s stage of development.

Why Agile Does Matter in an Embedded Development Environment
The software industry has achieved great results by introducing agile methods like Scrum. Agile methods create outcomes that benefit customers as well as management and employees of the business. The results have been proven in the form of increas...

Agile & Systemic Coaching
 By Sigi Kaltenecker & Bent Myllerup Over the last few years coaching has become a prominent issue in the agile world. There is a growing number of agile practitioners who call themselves agile coaches - and the Scrum Alliance even h...

 

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