Agile training: CAL for Organizational Leaders + certificate

Calling all Agile Leaders! This 2-day Agile Leadership course dives into case studies to deliver faster results, higher quality, and unparalleled innovation. We focus on your role, responsibilities and opportunities to create a superb Agile transformation. Including Scrum Alliance certificate.

Become an Agile Leader!

Are you an organizational leader working with Agile teams? Or, maybe you are involved in the adoption of Agile? This 2-day Professional level training is great for anyone with Agile leadership aspirations. Agile transformations require a leader who supports but also guides and enables autonomy, mastery and purpose. Exactly what we set out to teach you!

This Agile Leader training is perfect for

This Certified Agile Leadership Essentials for Organizational Leaders training is perfect for executives, (middle) managers, coaches, consultants and leaders, currently supporting or interacting with Agile teams. If you are responsible for an upcoming Agile transformation, you are more than welcome to join us. This training offers an accessible way to learn about Agile and lead the organization to true Agility, together with like-minded professionals who experience the same challenges. 

What will you learn during the Certified Agile Leadership Essentials for Organizational Leaders training?

This training focusses on three key leadership factors: people operations, self-management and organizational transformation. The goal is to bring awareness and understand the practices and principles of agility in the organizational and business setting. Case studies will be analyzed and through assessments, discussions and evaluations, and you will learn how to lead real change across your organizations. During this course you will learn to shift your mindset, evolve and lead to empower employees and to become an Agent of Change. 


  • The context for Agile: the importance of agility in today’s always changing environment and  the benefits for customers and employees. You will also get to know the Business Agility Sparks®: specific areas to build whole business agility 
  • Agile overview: Agile values, principles and behaviors at an organizational level.  
  • Leadership in an Agile context: required mindset shifts, the characteristics of a true Agile leader and the challenges you might face  
  • The Agile organization: from organizational structure and factors that impact this structure to ways to increase trust and collaboration. 
  • Agile approaches to change: From the importance of transparency to proven tools to assist through change  

You will gain hands-on experience in: 

  • Identifying opportunities and gaps in your current Agile organization 
  • Defining and refining your role as a leader of Agile teams 
  • Developing a plan to improve your ability as an Agile leader 
  • Building a fast, collaborative organizational climate that takes full advantage of agility 
  • Crafting what agility looks like in end-to-end value streams 
  • Developing a plan to “steer from the edges” and enable team self-organization 
  • Creating concrete steps to improve your personal and organizational agility over the next quarter 

You will have the ability to: 

  • Operate effectively as an agile team leader amid uncertainty, complexity and rapid change 
  • Design an end-to-end agile organizational value stream 
  • Develop short and long-term plans to drive better application of the agile mindset and techniques at an organizational level 
  • Adopt agility in both development and non-technology contexts 
  • Find creative solutions through increased self-awareness, a growth mindset and team engagement 

CAL Essentials for Organizational Leaders Certification

The CAL Essentials for Organizational Leaders  training is not concluded with an exam. Instead, after you have fully participated in the two-day CAL Essentials for Organizational Leaders training (this is an official requirement) you can apply for your CAL-E + CAL-O certificate with Scrum Alliance. In short:

  • You receive a Scrum Alliance CAL-E (Essentials) and CAL-O (Organizations) certificate. 
  • Your certificate and Scrum Alliance membership are valid for 2 years, renew after that period. 
  • You are included in the global Agile Leader database. 

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Certified Agile Leader Learning Journey

The Learning Journey of an Agile Leader starts with getting to know the basics. A good start for Agile leaders is our 1-day Agile Awareness for Managers training. The CAL Essentials for Organizational Leaders is a Professional level training, which can be followed up by the Expert level CAL II.

Yes, I want to become a Certified Agile Leader

After registering for the CAL Essentials for Organizational Leaders training, you will receive a confirmation email with practical information. A week before the training we will ask you about any dietary requirements and share literature if there's a need to prepare. See you soon!

What else should I know?

  • The Scrum Alliance CAL Essentials for Organizational Leaders certificate is included in the price of the training. 
  • Literature and a nice lunch are included too. 
  • Travel & accommodation is not included. 
  • We offer this Agile Leader training in English. 


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