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Professional Agile Leadership – Evidence-Based Management

  • In-House training on request
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Language: EN
  • Certificate included


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Organizations have to adapt more and more quickly to constantly changing market environments and customer requirements. Rigid long-term strategies are no longer suitable; the basis for rapid organizational adaptation and overall Agility is a continuous flow of reliable business information and empirical evidence. To get here, you need to evolve towards Evidence-Based Management: a professional, empirical Agile approach for continuous optimization of Product Value, business results, and resource & capacity utilization.

In this course, you will learn about the Evidence-Based Management™ (EBM) Framework, developed by to support you as a Professional Agile Leader in team management and in the continuous improvement of your organization’s resource planning, capabilities, and business results. PAL-EBM is an empirical (experiment- and data-based) approach for:

  • Continuous improvement of (customer) results and capacities
  • Risk reduction
  • Investment optimization and resource planning

With EBM you increase and accelerate the adaptability of your organization; an absolute must in a volatile market environment!

What you will learn

During this training, you will learn (hands-on!) what EBM is and how to deploy it for your organization’s purposes and goals.

  • Goals & Measures: How do you use EBM to influence the goals, behaviors, culture and values within your organization?
  • Empiricism as a leadership approach: How do you use experiments and data to formulate and achieve your organization’s strategic objectives?
  • Key Value Areas: Unrealized Value, Current Value, Time to Market, Ability to Innovate
  • Targets and Trust: how do these contribute to your organization’s autonomy, transparency and value delivery?
  • Identification, formulation, inspection and adjustment of goals
  • Portfolio planning with EBM
  • EBM for stakeholders & customers

Who it’s for

  • Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Team Leads, coaches, consultants or other executives who want to perfect your Agile leadership using EBM
  • You would like to help your organization boost its Agility
  • You want to expand your knowledge of the Agile mindset for effective leadership


  • You have successfully completed the Professional Agile Leadership Essentials (PAL-E) training and are familiar with the basics of the Agile way of working and Agile transformation.
  • You have read the Evidence-Based Management Guide.


The PAL-EBM exam (plus one retake, provided the exam is taken within two weeks of completing the course) and certificate are included in the training.

After passing the PAL-EBM exam, you will:

  • receive a Professional Agile Leadership – Evidence-Based Management certificate
  • become a lifelong member of the community
  • be included in the global database of Professional Agile Leaders


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