Certified Agile Leader® 1 (CAL 1™)

TRAINER(s):

Dave Sharrock

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Dave is an acclaimed Scrum and Agile trainer, dedicated to helping individuals master Scrum methodologies for their personal growth and improved project management skills. His engaging and practical training approach empowers individuals to embrace an Agile mindset, driving their professional development and effectiveness in various team environments.

What will you receive?

  • Pre-work materials and activities
  • A PDF download of the workbook
  • A PDF download of all in-class artifacts
  • All certifications and applicable exam fees included (i.e. CSM exam)
  • 1-on-1 optional follow up session with facilitator
  • 16 PMI PDU's and 16 Scrum Alliance SEU's
  • 2-Year free membership with Scrum Alliance (where applicable)

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The Certified Agile Leader® 1 (CAL 1™) training is an immersive exploration of the agile leadership mindset, culture and practices critical for harnessing the power of your organization and re-imaging it in the face of complexity.  While focusing on the role of agile executives and leaders, this training provides tools and techniques necessary to transform and sustain the organizational change needed to evolve while continuing to deliver business value.  

IncrementOne’s interactive classes are designed to maximize engagement, understanding and retention, blending lecture and classroom discussion with exercises, games, case studies and simulations. Whether online or in-person, leaders work together on practices, exploring their own challenges and developing potential solutions for challenges they bring into the class that they can take further after training.

Every course covers the core learning objectives, while leaving room for deeper conversations led by the questions and scenarios leaders bring up in class. The class includes comprehensive case studies focused on applying leadership concepts and techniques.

KEY CONCEPTS

  • The leader’s role in creating the culture necessary to enable organizational agility and value creation
  • A deep dive into the latest thinking on complexity and how to apply it to how your own organization works

  • Understanding principles behind organizational design, their impact on behaviours, results, governance and organizational flow
  • Understanding organizational structures and patterns to scale agile practices across multiple teams
  • Using the empirical process to transition, support and sustain a learning organization
  • Explore and apply tools leaders use when adapting to personal, situational and social awareness
  • Use of case studies that show how agile leadership concepts and practices have been applied in real-world scenarios

When are the courses offered?

WHAT IS THE AGENDA?

Lean and Agile Primer

  • Core principles
  • Common approaches

Business Agility

  • Agile leadership mindset
  • What does Business Agility mean?
  • Leadership agility models

Complexity Thinking

  • Understanding complexity with Cynefin
  • Situational analysis and delivery methods

Organizational Structure & Design

  • Understanding organizational value streams  

Creating a Learning Organization

  • Leveraging the empirical process  
  • Organizational metrics
  • Change management and culture change

Which training do I need?

What are the prerequisites?

  • No prior certification required
  • Experience in a leadership role
  • Set up of a Zoom and Mural account as per details provided in the registration email (Virtual Classes Only)
  • Completion of the pre-course homework included in the pre-course email

format for training

  • Executives wishing to understand their role and impact on agile environments and culture
  • Leaders and managers driving organizational change
  • Managers exploring how to help their organization build high performing teams  
  • Leaders interested in leadership models and complexity thinking

What other benefits will you gain?

  • Course qualifies you for 16 Professional Development Units (PDUs) and 16 Scrum Education Units (SEUs)
  • Registration includes two years of Scrum Alliance membership
  • Alumni of the CAL course qualify for access to our coaching support platform, including community forums and additional education aids and templates
  • Pre- and post-course emails with recommended readings and videos
  • Copy of the workbook as well as of the in-class artifacts
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TRAINER(s):

Dave Sharrock

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Dave is an acclaimed Scrum and Agile trainer, dedicated to helping individuals master Scrum methodologies for their personal growth and improved project management skills. His engaging and practical training approach empowers individuals to embrace an Agile mindset, driving their professional development and effectiveness in various team environments.

What will you receive?

  • Pre-work materials and activities
  • A PDF download of the workbook
  • A PDF download of all in-class artifacts
  • All certifications and applicable exam fees included (i.e. CSM exam)
  • 1-on-1 session with facilitator
  • 16 PMI PDU's and 16 Scrum Alliance SEU's
  • 2-Year free membership with Scrum Alliance
  • Membership to IncrementOne Community and Alumni
  • Discount on future courses    
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Luis M., Senior Engineer, Major Retail Industry

CSM

One of the best courses I've attended. It helped me understand better the concepts have read and even lived through the lens of the Scrum framework.

Natasha H., Senior Business Analyst, Metals and Mining Industry

CSPO

Dave's course is clearly the gold standard for Agile training. I will be back for more. I've taken several other product owner courses and training in this subject, and although they were helpful, the methods and execution of this course raised the bar in a major way.

Al S., Scrum Master/Agile Coach, Telecommunications Industry

A-CSM

A-CSM with Dave is a beautiful opportunity to bring your scrum knowledge to another level. With a group of other experienced scrum masters, you have the opportunity to talk about the wicked topics that you always wanted to get insights/answers on that are real-world related.

Jill B., People Relationship Manager, Insurance Industry

CAL-E/O:

Complete Certified Agile Leadership training with Increment One. Wow! My brain is full, I learned so much. I have been taught many new ideas and practice approaches can ways to approach leadership in an agile or new-to-agile environment. Thanks for the excellent learning experience.

Martin F., Change Coach, Telecommunications Industry

CAL-E/O

Highly recommendable course. The content is relevant for anyone who is trying to develop a resilient workforce and drive an agile mindset throughout the organization. Dave is an expert in the area and a very skilled facilitator.

Jill B., People Relationship Manager, Insurance Industry

CAL-E/O

Complete Certified Agile Leadership training with Increment One. Wow! My brain is full, I learned so much. I have been taught many new ideas and practical ways to approach leadership in an agile or new to agile environment. Thanks for the excellent learning experience.

Jenny J., Scrum Master, Major Retail Industry

CAL-E/O

I found this course to really tie together known and unknown concepts in a practical way. I'm extremely excited to leverage my learnings immediately. The content was well laid out in an easy to digest way and I would recommend this course to anyone looking to improve their own leadership and or the leadership of those around them.

Upcoming Trainings

Oct 28 & 29, 2024
9am-5pm (Pacific Time)
Regular:
$1,811.00
Early Bird:
$1,611.00
Super Early Bird
:
$1,411.00
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Certified Agile Leader® 1 (CAL 1™)

Leadership course for those managing agile teams or leading agile organizations exploring the agile leadership mindset, culture, and practices.

Upcoming courses

Oct 28 & 29, 2024
Virtual
9am-5pm (Pacific Time)
Dave Sharrock
Regular Pricing:
$1,811.00
Early Bird Pricing:
$1,611.00
Super Early Bird:
$1,411.00
Instructor
Dave Sharrock
Founder & CEO
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Course Description

Overview

The Certified Agile Leader® 1 (CAL 1™) training is an immersive exploration of the agile leadership mindset, culture and practices critical for harnessing the power of your organization and re-imaging it in the face of complexity.  While focusing on the role of agile executives and leaders, this training provides tools and techniques necessary to transform and sustain the organizational change needed to evolve while continuing to deliver business value.  

IncrementOne’s interactive classes are designed to maximize engagement, understanding and retention, blending lecture and classroom discussion with exercises, games, case studies and simulations. Whether online or in-person, leaders work together on practices, exploring their own challenges and developing potential solutions for challenges they bring into the class that they can take further after training.

Every course covers the core learning objectives, while leaving room for deeper conversations led by the questions and scenarios leaders bring up in class. The class includes comprehensive case studies focused on applying leadership concepts and techniques.

Key Concepts

  • The leader’s role in creating the culture necessary to enable organizational agility and value creation
  • A deep dive into the latest thinking on complexity and how to apply it to how your own organization works

  • Understanding principles behind organizational design, their impact on behaviours, results, governance and organizational flow
  • Understanding organizational structures and patterns to scale agile practices across multiple teams
  • Using the empirical process to transition, support and sustain a learning organization
  • Explore and apply tools leaders use when adapting to personal, situational and social awareness
  • Use of case studies that show how agile leadership concepts and practices have been applied in real-world scenarios

Agenda

what is the agenda?

Lean and Agile Primer

  • Core principles
  • Common approaches

Business Agility

  • Agile leadership mindset
  • What does Business Agility mean?
  • Leadership agility models

Complexity Thinking

  • Understanding complexity with Cynefin
  • Situational analysis and delivery methods

Organizational Structure & Design

  • Understanding organizational value streams  

Creating a Learning Organization

  • Leveraging the empirical process  
  • Organizational metrics
  • Change management and culture change

Prerequisites

What are the prerequististes?
  • No prior certification required
  • Experience in a leadership role
  • Set up of a Zoom and Mural account as per details provided in the registration email (Virtual Classes Only)
  • Completion of the pre-course homework included in the pre-course email

Who it's for

  • Executives wishing to understand their role and impact on agile environments and culture
  • Leaders and managers driving organizational change
  • Managers exploring how to help their organization build high performing teams  
  • Leaders interested in leadership models and complexity thinking

Benefits

What the benefits will you gain?
  • Course qualifies you for 16 Professional Development Units (PDUs) and 16 Scrum Education Units (SEUs)
  • Registration includes two years of Scrum Alliance membership
  • Alumni of the CAL course qualify for access to our coaching support platform, including community forums and additional education aids and templates
  • Pre- and post-course emails with recommended readings and videos
  • Copy of the workbook as well as of the in-class artifacts

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CSM

One of the best courses I've attended. It helped me understand better the concepts have read and even lived through the lens of the Scrum framework.

Luis M., Senior Engineer, Major Retail Industry

CSPO

Dave's course is clearly the gold standard for Agile training. I will be back for more. I've taken several other product owner courses and training in this subject, and although they were helpful, the methods and execution of this course raised the bar in a major way.

Natasha H., Senior Business Analyst, Metals and Mining Industry

A-CSM

A-CSM with Dave is a beautiful opportunity to bring your scrum knowledge to another level. With a group of other experienced scrum masters, you have the opportunity to talk about the wicked topics that you always wanted to get insights/answers on that are real-world related.

Al S., Scrum Master/Agile Coach, Telecommunications Industry

CAL-E/O:

Complete Certified Agile Leadership training with Increment One. Wow! My brain is full, I learned so much. I have been taught many new ideas and practice approaches can ways to approach leadership in an agile or new-to-agile environment. Thanks for the excellent learning experience.

Jill B., People Relationship Manager, Insurance Industry