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Suggested Resources for Professional Agile Leadership™ - Evidence-Based Management™

Prove Your Knowledge of Evidence-Based Management

Professional Agile Leadership™ - Evidence-Based Management™ (PAL-EBM) includes questions from the following Focus Areas as defined in the Professional Scrum Competencies as well as several additional topics which are not specifically named in the Scrum Competency Model. The resources listed on this page will help you prepare.

  • Understanding and Applying the Scrum Framework:
    • Empiricism - why and when empiricism is needed
  • Managing Products with Agility:
    • Product Value - ways to evaluate the value that a product delivers
    • Business Strategy - applying the concept of Unrealized Value to pursuing potential opportunities
    • Stakeholders & Customers - applying the concepts of Current Value, Unrealized Value to stakeholder and customer management 
  • Evolving the Agile Organization:
    • Portfolio Planning - understanding the concept of applying lean and agile principles for investing in pursuit of greatest business benefit
    • Evidence Based Management™- understanding the concepts of the EBM framework
  • Additional Topics:
    • Forming & Evaluating Hypotheses - running short, focused experiments to make progress toward desired outcomes
    • Setting, Inspecting & Adapting Goals - how organizations seek and progress toward their goals in a complex world using empiricism ​​​​

Where to Begin

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