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Professional Agile Leadership - Essentials

Amsterdam, December 12-13, 2024

Class Overview

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.

Class Details



Delivery Method

In Person Class
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands (venue details)


Start: December 12, 2024
End: December 13, 2024

Class Format




Registration & Price

Price: EUR 1885

More Information

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

Professional Agile Leadership - Essentials (PAL-E)

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

What else should I know?


Attendees make the most of the class if they:

  • Study the Scrum Guide

  • Have been or are closely involved in building or enhancing a software product or application using Scrum

  • Read any book on Scrum by Ken Schwaber

Additional Information:

The content of the PAL-E training is continuously updated by a community of Professional Scrum Trainers (PST’s). With over 190 PSTs around the world teaching the materials, that provides a fantastic number of people to provide excellent feedback to improve the content and quality of the courseware.

Participants will receive:

  • A digital version of the official slide deck

  • A book on Agile Leadership

  • A notebook with printed illustrations


Xebia Office Amsterdam
Wibautstraat 200/202
1091 GS Amsterdam

Train station Amsterdam Amstel is at walking distance.

Lunch, snacks and drinks are included in the training.