[Full] Certified Agile Leadership (CAL 1)-Toronto-Sep-2016

SKU: CAL20160912


Participants are expected to complete 2-3 hours of videos and readings in advance of the training. Then there is more time to focus on discussion and exploration. The reading guide will be shared with participants after registration.



Certified Agile Leadership (CAL 1) Training

Your success as a leader in an Agile organization requires looking beyond Agile itself. It requires a deep understanding of your organization and your own leadership path. To equip you for this journey, you will gain a strong foundation in understanding organizational culture. From there, you will learn key organization and leadership models that will allow you to understand how your organizational culture really works.

Now you are ready to start the journey! You will learn about organizational growth - how you may foster lasting change in your organization. Key is understanding how it invite change in a complex system. You will also learn about leadership - how you may show up more effectively. And how to help others.

Though each Certified Agile Leadership course varies depending on the instructor, all Certified Agile Leadership courses intend to create awareness of, and begin the journey toward, Agile Leadership.

Graduates will receive the Certified Agile Leadership (CAL 1) designation.

See Scrum Alliance Website for further details.


Pre-requisites: Agile fundamentals. Normally you need CSM or CSPO. Alternatively, you may demonstrate that you have the fundamentals or may request a pre-event webinar to ensure key fundamentals.


What People are saying about this Training

"“Effective, Relevant, Informative. I learned how to initiate transformation to move towards high performance. In particular, the VAST model (Vulnerability, Authentic Connection, Safety and Trust) was valuable.” – Tissa DeSilva, Director

"“Thought-provoking, Clarifying, Motivational. I gained deep insights into my desire for change vs. my organization’s. I now have a clearer view of the role of the leadership team, the negative organizational impact of well-intentioned efforts and on the role of Agile.” – D.B., CIO

"“Insightful. Collaborative. Engaging. Different models exist for culture which work for different companies. We can choose what aspect of each that will work for us.” – Ray Shum, QA Manager

"“Educational. Insightful. Interesting. It was engaging and cooperative. I now understand non-traditional org structures.” – Sean McKaig, Sr. Manager UI Dev

"“Active, Engaging, Open. The culture of our firm is a key driver. There are opportunities of change for the good. I liked the interaction, open discussions and mix of activities.” – Rahul Mehra, Associate

"“Engaging, Enlightening, A-HA moments. We went beneath the surface to get the true culture change. Employee engagement is the secret sauce.” – Angie Smith, Culture Enthusiast (Yes, that’s her official title)

"“I think that the training session will cause a fundamental shift in our company, which has been long overdue, and that it will ultimately result in a much healthier organization (or organism depending on how deeply you want to think about it). I believe that it will cause us all (leads) to make space for others so that there is room for each person to grow and flourish.” – John McTaggart, VP Business Systems

"“Inspiring, Humbling, Overdue. I found the following valuable: VAST (vulnerability, Authentic connection, safety, trust) model, communications, and focus. Excellent facilitator, fearless, makes it look easy, practices what he preaches.” – Mitch van Huuksloot, CIO


About Michael:

I believe people deliver astounding results when they have passion and purpose, joy and meaning, creativity, trust and a sense of belonging. I believe we can foster work environments where people can grow and evolve to unleash their best every day.

I invite people to cultivate a more conscious way of being and relating, and to evolve organizational structures and practices that foster new ways of working.

I guide leaders to navigate the world of organizational re-invention. I support learning and growth through training, coaching, consulting, and facilitation. I increase awareness of the connection between actions and outcomes. I invite change. I walk the talk.

Since 2001, I have been fostering an Agile way of working. For the past six years I have been helping organizations evolve their culture to create places where Agile may flourish. I am a Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC), and I help leaders bridge the world between Agile and organizational reality. Check out my website to discover more about me.




Certified Scrum Coach, ScrumAlliance.org

Certified ScrumMaster, ScrumAlliance.org

Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Master Practitioner, International Network For Humanistic Neuro-Linguistic Psychology™


EARLY BIRD PRICING - Extended until 26th Aug 2016


LOCATION: At the beautifully refurbished Don Valley Brick Works, also known as Evergreen Brick Works, which is a former quarry and industrial site located in the Don River valley. Wikipedia

Parking Available | Shuttle Bus from Chester Station


PDUs: This training provides 14 PDUs in support of certifications offered by the Project Management Institute, including the PMI­ACP as well as the PMP certification.


Toronto, Ontario
Start Date: 
Monday, 12 September, 2016
Event Continues On...: 
Tuesday, 13 September, 2016
Start and end time: 
9:00am - 5:00pm
Price: $2,400.00
Evergreen Brick Works: 550 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON. M4W 3X8
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