Professional Agile Leadership Essentials

The Professional Agile Leadership Essentials (PAL-E) is a 2-day hands-on workshop that uses a combination of instruction and hands-on exercises to help managers and other leaders who work directly with agile teams understand how to best support, guide, and coach their teams to improve their agile capabilities.

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Professional Agile Leadership Essentials (Scrum.org) Training ONLINE

PAL E - Professional Agile Leadership Essentials

Agile leadership has a lot to offer businesses today. Organizations have changed a great deal over the years and are no longer the static, structured entities they once were. Agile teams and agile leadership respond to these changes, offering a new way to achieve better results.

PAL-E training is designed to help managers, and other leaders, understand how to approach an Agile transformation, and to guide teams to be successful. 

Agile teams and leadership bring real benefit

Agile organisations and teams thrive in unpredictable and changing environments. They are able to improve efficiency and react quickly to changing markets and customer needs.

Achieving this is not something that just happens. The transformation to become an agile organisation is profound, requiring senior leaders, managers, and team members to change how they organise themselves and others, alongside how they work and measure results. 

According to consultancy McKinsey: "the key to a successful Agile transformation is for leaders, particularly senior leaders, to develop substantially new mind-sets and capabilities." Scrum Training is a perfect first step in this.

Professional Agile Leadership Essentials training

The Professional Agile Leadership Essentials (PAL-E) course is a certified 2-day online workshop for team managers and leaders. It will show managers how to effectively develop, support, and guide agile teams to improve their performance.

Agile teams are different from traditional structures. There is much more focus on continuous development and learning, as well as self-organisation. The course provides a foundation for managers' and leaders' roles in creating the conditions for a successful Agile transformation.

Through detailed instruction and practical exercises, this course will teach leaders and managers how to form, support, and enhance Agile teams. It will guide them through the business, cultural and behavioural changes that must be made to take full advantages of the possibilities of Agile teams.  

PAL-E Course contents and key objectives

The Professional Agile Leadership Essentials course will provide a solid grounding in the background and importance of agile leadership and how to apply it in leading teams. 

The main content and learning includes:

  • An understanding of what Agile is, the benefits and impact it can have on business, and the role a manager plays in achieving this.

  • Challenges and techniques of Agile management, and the role management plays in an Agile organisation.

  • How to develop and support Agile teams.

  • How to measure and guide Agile product delivery, and an understanding of core problems in product development.

  • An understanding of how to measure the benefits and impacts of agility in your organisation.

Expected Outcomes from a PAL-E workshop

PAL-E training highlights how Agile teams perform and the role of leaders and managers in establishing and developing their teams. Agile can help an organisation thrive through a framework that provides a flexible approach to challenges and problem solving. Thje Professional Agile Leadership Essentials course enables you to lead your teams and implement core Agile frameworks that deliver real business benefits.

Who Should Attend This Course?

Professional Agile Leadership essentials course is designed for leaders and managers in Agile organisations. It is suited to anyone responsible for setting up or establishing Agile techniques and for those managing teams and improving ongoing methods and techniques.

After completing the course, participants can obtain industry-recognised certification. This will require passing a rigorous online assessment following the training.

There are then plenty more courses that can take you further into Agile techniques. Scrum Master Training, for example, will guide participants through the industry-leading scrum framework for Agile practices.

Your Professional Scrum Trainer

Meet Jay, founder of Fractal Systems and a dedicated Professional Scrum Trainer. With over 20 years of experience in team and leadership roles, Jay is well-versed in delivering continuous value. His unique teaching approach involves zero PowerPoint and instead relies on engaging, experience-based sessions using techniques from Liberating Structures and Neuro Linguistic Programming. Jay's expertise lies in business transformations, offering training, mentoring, coaching, and consulting to foster success through collaborative efforts. Rapid learning and practical application are the hallmarks of his approach.

Jay & the entire Fractal team are invested in your learning journey and are here to support you from start to end, including offering additional valuable support:

  • Free practice assessments for certification success
  • Free resource bundle to master Scrum
  • Free exam revision sheets
  • Free access to an exam simulator
  • Free exam coaching sessions for first-time success
  • Free 1:1 coaching to excel at work

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