- 23rd Sep 19 - 24th Sep 19
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Venue: Leeds - Cosmopolitan Hotel
The Cosmopolitan Hotel is situated in the heart of Leeds City Centre. Although one of the oldest hotels in Leeds the bedrooms and public areas are modern and contemporary and cater for the today’s traveller whether on business or leisure.
From the M1/M62:
Follow signs for the M621 – Leeds City Centre. Take junction 3 off of the M621 and continue to follow signs for Leeds City Centre. You are on a one way system. Follow this for approximately 1 mile. Once you have passed the Cable & Wireless building on your left, take the far right hand lane. At the next set of traffic lights, follow the road to the right and ASDA house will be on your left. At the next lights, turn left and cross Leeds Bridge and turn left. The hotel is located immediately on your right on this road (Swinegate).
From the A1:
Take the A64 York turning off of the A1, following signs for Leeds. On the inner ring road flyover turn left, signposted for the M1 and M62, until you reach the city centre loop. Follow signs for city centre passing Leeds Parish Church on your left. The road curves to the left and you will approach traffic lights. Follow the road round and at the second set of lights, cross over. The hotel is on your right. The road and hotel is on the city centre loop road.
The parking bay opposite the hotel is for drop off only. The car park the hotel recommends is called “Q park” where discounted overnight rates are available when resident at the hotel. Q park is located a further150 metres down the road (Swinegate), located on the left hand side of the road, just past Bibis Restaurant. This is a multi story car park with 24 hour security surveillance. Information for Q-Park Criterion Place can be found here.
Leeds Rail Station – 2 minutes walk.
M621 (Junction 3) – 1.5 miles.
Leeds-Bradford Airport – 10 miles
Click here for an interactive map and route finder for our Hotel.
Trainer: Tom Reynolds
Tom is a highly experienced certified trainer and coach whose insights into the Agile mindset make his training and coaching both effective and genuinely transformative.
He has spent more than 30 years working in IT, with a track record of success at major blue chip clients, and has focused on Agile since 2007. Today, as a certified Scrum trainer, certified Kanban trainer, Agile coach, Organisational Relationship Systems Coach and Personal/Life Coach, he draws on these and other practices to help individuals and teams embrace smart new ways of working that deliver remarkable results.
Tom believes passionately that Agile is not just a new framework or set of processes – it’s a new way of thinking. To be truly Agile means wholeheartedly embracing change, examining everything you do, being willing to try and fail on the way to your goals, and putting complete trust in your team. Taught and coached in this way, Agile can transform the way individuals and teams think and work together.
Tom’s training and coaching are delivered with a freshness and energy that make the process of embracing change an enjoyable as well as challenging experience. In an inclusive environment that fosters courage, transparency and trust, he inspires individuals and teams to become the best version of themselves, and reveals that change can be exciting, rewarding and above all highly productive.
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