This Innovel 1-day course is for any professional seeking to understand the foundations of Agile Leadership.

No previous training required.


This Agile Leadership Essentials (ALE) course is for professionals seeking to understand the foundations of Agile leadership. Exploring the way Agile leaders think, focus, and behave will allow you to begin your Agile journey and recognize a valuable approach to leadership that benefits a modern workplace.


Organizations today are striving to stay on top of rapidly changing business needs and are coming to understand that the need to respond and adapt quickly is becoming increasingly important.

Business leaders are now required to shift the way that they think about their role as a leader, their relationship to their employees, and the culture of their organization. Agile leaders are needed to help their organizations thrive in a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) world.

This is an introductory training and discussion about Agile Leadership to help start the Agile journey with clarity and confidence, adopting knowledge that can be used right away for your career and in your workplace.

Every Workshop Includes

  • pre-reading materials and course preparation advice
  • course materials.
  • recommended reading lists.
  • PDFs, videos, and links to other learning resources.
  • All classes typically run 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. for 1 day.
  • Innovel certificate of completion provided.


Robin and the Innovel trainers offer a highly engaging, hands-on, interactive experience. He ensures students receive the information outlined for certification requirements with Scrum Alliance with useful, practical insights, games and applications throughout the course.


  • Why new thinking and approaches are required for an increasingly volatile, uncertain, complex, ambiguous (VUCA) world
  • Management Trends
  • Organization Transformation
  • The Mindset shift to support Agile approaches
  • Self, Situational and Social Awareness
  • Growth Mindset
  • Respectful Engagement
  • Engaging without Micromanaging

This highly interactive, fun class leaves room for group work, breaks, discussions with participants and your Agile trainer.


How long has Innovel provided Scrum & Agile training?

Our Innovel trainers are highly regarded Certified Scrum experts with real world experience in many project management and software methodologies. They have been using Scrum since 2002 and have trained over 5000 professionals throughout Europe, North American and Canada since 2006. Robin Dymond, CST® is the Innovel managing partner and lead trainer. He is one of only seven Certified Scrum Trainers® qualified to deliver Certified Scrum training in Canada, and one of the most experienced CSTs to be part of the exclusive Certified Scrum Trainers worldwide network.

Is there an exam to become Certified?

This is a proprietary Innovel certification course that goes beyond the content and training expectations of other industry certified courses. There is no exam to be Innovel Certified. You simply need to attend the full day of training and participate in discussions and activities, engaging with the trainer and the team.