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Professional Agile Leadership Essentials (PAL-E)


The Professional Agile Leadership™ Essentials (PAL-E) is a 2 day training that provides a foundation for the role that leaders play in creating the conditions for a successful Agile transformation. The training is a unique mix of theory & practice, optimized for the best learning experience.

Leaders and managers are critical enablers in helping their organizations be successful, yet the role of leaders and managers in an Agile organization can be quite different from what they are used to. To succeed in a changing world, organizations need to become more Agile, more responsive to customer needs and market changes. This training will equip leaders and managers to help their organizations change.

Is Professional Agile Leadership Essentials (PAL-E) training right for me?

You are a leader who is involved in the adoption of Agility in your organization:

  • You are a manager/leader, responsible for leading one/more Scrum teams, including Scrum Masters, Product Owners and members of a Development Team

  • You are a (HR/PMO) manager/leader, responsible for developing people in the Scrum teams

  • You are a Senior Executive, acting as a sponsor for the Agile transformation and want to know how to develop the leadership for the Agile transformation


What will I achieve by completing this training?

You will learn:

  • An overview of what "Agile" is, why organizations need it to survive and thrive in a changing world, how it works, and how to quantify its benefits from a business perspective

  • The means to identify the potential opportunities and impacts of Agile in terms of business value

  • An understanding of how Agile addresses the root causes of business uncertainty and IT project failure and/or dissatisfied customers

  • The ability to compare and contrast Agile practices with alternative business practices and discuss how Agile fosters a culture of innovation and enhances financial performance

  • An understanding of how to help form and support Agile teams using an empirical approach to product delivery

  • An understanding of typical challenges that Agile teams face and how to support them by removing impediments

You will know: 

  • Why we need Agile Leadership

  • How to do value driven product development for your business

  • How your organization can benefit from empiricism

  • The fundamental elements & principles to make Scrum successful

  • The difference between a traditional and an Agile Leader

  • Several applicable, practical implementation-tips for becoming an Agile Leader

  • How to develop an education roadmap for the different roles in a Scrum team

  • How to measure the success of a Scrum team

  • Success/failure criteria for an Agile transformation


You will gain hands-on experience as you:

  • Participate in interactive discussions using merely flip charts and a slide deck as support & background information

  • Execute team cases & exercises

  • Watch videos

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