Following the PAL-E course, you'll have learned how to perform the following:
- Enable organizations to realize the benefits of Agile and pursue organizational agility.
- Support Agile teams by helping them understand organizational goals and direction and empowering self-organization.
- Explain the needs of Agile teams and leadership priorities in developing them.
- Describe the relationship between Agile maturity and situational leadership.
- Measure Agile progress along with the benefits and impacts of agility.
The PAL-E course is a mix of lecture, case studies and interactive exercises as you collaborate with other students:
- Why Agile Matters
- Case Study – The Agile Transformation.
- Complexity of Product Development.
- Relating Complexity and Management Style.
- Why Pursue Agility?
- The Scrum Framework
- Developing People
- Understanding Motivation.
- Exploring Self-Organization.
- Benefits of an Agile Leader & Scrum Roles.
- Agile Maturity.
- Leadership and Delegation.
- Measuring Agility
- How to Measure Agile Progress.
- Metrics for Different Maturity Levels.
- Four Key Value Areas.
- Leaders Grow Agility
- Complex Environments.
- Organizational Priorities.
- Key Preconditions for Agile Teams.
- Hiring Agilists.
- Personal & Team Values.
- Challenges of an Agile Leader
- Project Mindset and Product Mindset.
- Focus of Agile Leaders.
- Importance of Done.
After participating in a Professional Agile Leadership - Essentials course, you'll receive credentials to attempt the Professional Agile Leadership (PAL) assessment and earn the industry-recognized PAL Certification. These credentials never expire, however should you attempt the PAL assessment within 14 days after receiving your credentials and not receive a passing score, you'll be granted a 2nd attempt for no additional fee.
Earning your PAL Certification makes you part of an elite community of 3,000+ PAL badge holders from around the globe and unlike other Scrum training and certification organizations, your certification will never expire nor require future renewal fees.
Public and Private Training
Please visit our public training schedule to find our upcoming public PAL-E classes.
Interested in private on-site or Live Virtual Training? If so, private classes are available with group discounts! Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 844.BE.AGILE so we can discuss your needs.
PMI PDU Credits
Students of Scrum.org courses are able to claim Project Management Institute (PMI) PDU credit: 14 PDUs. Please note that PMI PDUs are earned for course attendance and not for earning a Scrum.org certification. Students can claim PDUs under PMI’s "Education courses provided by other third party providers” category. You can claim your PDUs here.
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Why Train with Scrum.org?
Scrum Leadership – Scrum.org is led by the co-creator of Scrum, Ken Schwaber.
Scrum Guide Alignment – Scrum.org's training is aligned with the Scrum Guide that is published and maintained by Scrum co-creators Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland.
Consistent Quality – Scrum.org has developed and regularly enhances 1 body of content for each of its courses in collaboration with Scrum.org's 300+ global Professional Scrum Trainer to help ensure consistency and high quality. Scrum.org's approach of integrating lectures with team-based case studies and interactive exercises helps enable a great learning experience and preparation to begin effectively applying Scrum.
Meaningful Certifications – Scrum.org's Assessment & Certification Program includes rigorous assessments with the opportunity to examine your knowledge of Scrum, earn highly respected certifications and be recognized on Scrum.org. And unlike other Scrum training and certification organizations, your certification will never expire nor require future renewal fees.examine your knowledge of Scrum, earn highly respected certifications and be recognized on Scrum.org.
About Madison Henry
The Madison Henry Group helps clients realize the benefits of agile software development and pursue organizational agility.
Founded in 2005, Madison Henry enables high performance and optimizes the value delivered by complex software through three lines of professional services: Agile Transformation with coaching and consulting across the enterprise; Training & Certification in partnership with industry leaders such as Scrum.org, Kanban University and Scaled Agile (SAFe); and Staff Augmentation for the key roles of Scrum Masters, Scrum Developers and Kanban Delivery Managers.
We are passionate about our work. We value insight, commitment and innovation. We maintain an unwavering pledge to client success and satisfaction.