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Preparation guide for the PAL I exam

PAL I exam is a bit expensive, so we have provided a guide for the candidates to prepare, practice and pass it according to our experience.

Professional Agile Leadership exams and in this case PAL I exam are challenging and a little bit expensive. So people want to know how they can pass these exams with more confidence. Therefore, we have decided to prepare a series of preparation guides for the exams.
Each guide contains minimum mandatory actions that should be done for passing the exam in a suitable timeframe. has introduced PAL I (Professional Agile Leadership I) certificate for all people who have a management position. Indeed, it helps people to transform their mindset from the management world to the leadership world. I believe PAL I exam is tough and for passing it, you should be really prepared before the exam.
In this post, we will introduce the PAL I exam (Professional Agile Leadership I) step by step preparation guide as follows:

Books and Articles

  1. Read “The Scrum Guide” carefully word by word
  2. Read ” Evidence-Based Management (EBM)”
  3. “Scrum Insights for Practitioners: The Scrum Guide Companion” book by Hiren Doshi
  4. “Agile Leadership Toolkit” book by Peter Koning
  5. The Scrum Values” blog post by Gunther Verheyen
  6. If you can, attend a PAL-E (Professional Agile Leadership – Essentials) course
  7. Do Agile Leadership open assessment many times
  8. Do Agile Measurement open assessment many times
  9. Practice PAL I sample questions of by Simon Kneafsey
  10. Do all scrum open tests (scrum, product owner, developer, Nexus)

Complementary Materials

  1. “The Heart of Leadership” book by Mark Miller
  2. “Reinventing Organizations” book by Frederic Laloux 
  3. “Creativity, Inc” book by Ed Catmull
  4. “Managing for Happiness” book by Jurgen Appelo
  5. Manage the time carefully and be in your highest energy state when you want to take the exam

Also, there are a lot of complementary resources that you can find in this link for the PAL I exam.

Related posts:

1- Preparation guide for the PSM I exam (Professional Scrum Master)

2- Preparation guide for the PSD I exam (Professional Scrum Developer)

3- Preparation guide for the PSPO I exam (Professional Scrum Product Owner)

4- Preparation guide for the PSM II exam (Professional Scrum Master II)

5- Preparation guide for the PSM III exam (Professional Scrum Master III)

6- Preparation guide for the PSK I exam (Professional Scrum with Kanban I)

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