Professional Agile Leadership™ Essentials

Agile Leadership™ Essentials

Learn about current research in the area of self-organizing teams and learn how to support and develop such teams.

Learn basic knowledge and skills of how to lead a change in culture and behavior and contribute to the success of agile transformation.

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Who should attend

Managers and leaders who work with agile teams, starting or experienced. Middle managers involved in an agile transformation.

Target audience

  • Agile team managers and leaders
  • Managers involved in an agile transformation
  • Scrum Masters and Product Owners

Course objectives of
Professional Agile Leadership™ Essentials

To succeed in today's ever-changing world, companies need to be more agile, faster and more responsive to customer needs and market changes. This course will equip you with the knowledge and skills to increase the agility of your organization.

What will you learn?

  • Measure the impacts and benefits of agile transformation
  • How an agile approach will increase your competitive advantage
  • Practical skills in leading, coaching and supporting agile teams
  • How you, as a manager or leader, can contribute to the success of an agile transformation


  • Introduction to agile
  • Team maturity model
  • Wilbur's model with examples
  • How to choose agilists for teams
  • Evidence Based Management™
  • Hybrid model (agile + traditional approach)
  • How agility contributes to the success of your organization
  • Research in the field of self-organizing teams
  • Conditions for a successful self-organizing team

Certification PAL-I

Globally recognized certification assessment Professional Agile Leadership I demonstrates your understanding of how an agile approach contributes to the success of your business and how you can contribute to the success of agile transformation.

  • Exam: 36 questions / 60 minutes
  • Pass mark: 85%
  • Lifetime validity, no renewal necessary

If you attempt the assessment within 14 days of receiving a code and fail, you will be granted a 2nd attempt at no additional cost.

Why is one of the largest global organizations providing Scrum training and globally recognized certifications. In 2009 it was founded by Ken Schwaber, Scrum co-author. is on a mission of improving profession of product development .

  • Professional Scrum Trainers (PSTs) are selected based on demanding criteria to ensure their high quality, deep experience and knowledge.
  • Consistent training materials are created and maintained by the whole community of trainers and supervised by Ken Schwaber.
  • trainers bring to the classes their rich experience from real projects and agile transformations.
  • certification is not granted just for attending a class, but for passing a difficult assessment which proves your knowledge and experience.

Your trainer

Karel Smutný

Karel Smutný

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Professional Scrum Trainer™
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Karel is a team and organizational coach with more than 10 years of experience with Scrum adoptions and agile transformations. During that time he worked with more than 70 teams in dozens of companies of ... Show all

Course schedule
Professional Agile Leadership™ Essentials

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9:00 – 12:00

Why Agile

  • Agile principles and values
  • How agility contributes to your success
12:00 – 13:00


13:00 – 17:00

People and Teams

  • Developing people
  • Developing self-organizing teams
9:00 – 12:00

Benefits of agility

  • Meassuring agility
  • Evidence Based Management™
12:00 – 13:00


13:00 – 17:00

Agile transformation

  • How to increase agility
  • Challenges of hybrid world
Lenght of block 90 minutes
Total lessons 16 hours
Refreshment Yes
Exam Yes
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You can reach us every business day at 9:00 to 17:00.

+420 222 553 101 [email protected]