Enterprise Agility for the Modern Agile Executive

Enterprise Agility for the Modern Agile Executive


Certification by SCRUM.org™


Skill Level

2 Days





Be the leader that you would follow with Professional Agile Leadership™ (PAL-E) Essentials certification.

this course will help you:

Manage agile operations, from strategy to delivery

Reduce operating costs

Improve quality and reduce rework

Improve organisational performance and change resilience

Apply agile OKRs and value-metrics

Apply Lean-Agile portfolio management

Who is the course for?

  • Senior Managers
  • Directors and Assistant Directors in the public service
  • Product Managers and Business Owners
  • Team leads and managers 
  • Business stakeholders who work with agile teams


Familiarity with Scrum and other agile frameworks.

What's covered?

  • How to use agile to improve predictability and productivity: Empiricism, agile teams, and agile events.
  • Making faster to market a reality.
  • How to reduce costs and improve quality.
  • Shifting from traditional management to an agile leadership minset.
  • Facilitation and leadership styles for agile organisations.
  • Usign self-management and self-organisation to produce hyper-productivity.
  • Agile OKRs and KPIs with Evidence Based Management.
  • Forecasting, understanding and measuring value, stakeholders and customers.
  • Agile budgeting, contracts, financial management and product management.
  • Hiring agile vs growing agile.
  • Skills to look for when hiring.
  • Managing, investing in, and measuring capability growth.
  • Leading with an agile mindset.
  • Working in a hybrid world.
  • Managing and growing agility.
  • Agile operating models: projects, service management, BAU and product management.
  • Scaled agile frameworks – Nexus™, SAFe® and Scrum @ Scale™.
  • Lean-Agile portfolio management.
  • Leading an agile business transformation.

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Why ZXM?

Small classes

You get more time to ask questions and interact with the trainer and other attendees


Deep dive

Look at real problems facing you and your organisations with access to some of the most experienced agile practitioners in APAC

Real-world scenarios

Work through case studies from over 15 years of ZXM's experiences with agile in software and non-software organisations

No death by PowerPoint

Use Mural, brainstorm with other attendees, share your experiences, and avoid PowerPoint slides

Latest practices

Agile has evolved, so this course delivers you the latest practical and pragmatic ways to deliver with Scrum

Scrum.org™ certified trainers

Ensure you're getting the most up-to-date knowledge with certified Professional Scrum Trainers™ and the approved global curriculum


This course is run by executives for executives, with our Company Directors Mia Horrigan and Matthew Hodgson – both of whom are Scrum.org Professional Scrum Trainers.

People who attend this class and pass the exam will receive the PAL-E certification from Scrum.org. After attending the two-day course, you’ll receive a key to attempt the Professional Agile Leadership (PAL – E) assessment. PAL-E participants who attempt the PAL-E assessment within 14 days of receiving their free password and do not score at least 85% will be granted a 2nd attempt at no additional cost by Scrum.org™.


The assessment covers topics spanning 14 Focus Areas defined in the Professional Scrum Competencies . Attendees are recommended to read the material on Scrum.org’s Suggested Reading page. The assessment is in place to ensure you understand how Scrum Teams can benefit from having a leader reinforce and support agile practices and therefore detailed in its questions and required answers. Many questions ask the test-taker to think about or interpret how they would handle scenarios and to apply their own experience along with content from the PSM I course and the PSM subject areas.

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