Gladwell Academy is a global provider of training courses with a focus on Agile transformations.

During the Professional Agile Leadership Essentials (PAL-E) certification training, you are trained by experienced professionals. Gladwell Academy trainers are all experts in their field.

consultants with practical experience in leading organizations. They work daily with the Gladwell Academy themes, enabling them to effectively link theory to practice.

They also have strong teaching skills, which allow them to convey their knowledge and experience to participants in an inspiring and interactive manner.

SPCT's en SPCs

Gladwell Academy is one of the first Scaled Agile Gold SPCT partners in the Netherlands. The trainers are Certified SAFe Program Consultants (SPC) and SAFe Program Consultant Trainers (SPCT). The SPCT certificate is the highest certificate awarded by Scaled Agile.

We do also work with a few dozen SPCs as a trainer. These too are only experienced consultants who make the switch to the training room with enthusiasm.

Professional Scrum Trainer Network

Gladwell Academy is a recognized member of the Professional Scrum Trainer Network. For example, we are authorized to offer Scrum training courses all over the world, given by Scrum.org's recognized Professional Scrum Trainers.

COIN Gold Partner

Gladwell Academy is the first publisher of the Continuous Innovation Framework (COIN) with which large organizations can better feed and manage their often vulnerable innovative impulses.

Global partner in excellence Gladwell Academy offers training courses to professionals around the world. We help them to increase speed, improve quality, reduce costs, decrease risk and add value for their customers.

Our customers include:

  • Societe Generale (India)
  • Philips (Nederland, U.S., Australia, China, India)
  • General Electric (Switzerland, Slovakia, U.S.)
  • AirFrance KLM (France, Netherlands), ING Bank (Netherlands)
  • Aveva (UK)
  • Bosch (Germany)
  • Amadeus (Spain)

Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) Laurens Bonnema about the PAL-E course:

Online environment

Gladwell Academy works with an online learning environment. Our learning management system (LMS) connects all the people, content, and systems that fuel your education. Our course participants and trainers collaborate in this user-friendly environment for everything, from uploading assignments to administering quizzes to communicating directly with each other. Digitalizing the classroom experience through a comprehensive LMS has irreversibly changed the classroom. Students can receive personalized, one-on-one feedback from trainers, and can communications with each other – an enriching experience for everyone - on a regular basis.


You can attend Gladwell Academy trainings from all over the world!
Our trainings take place in venues known for their high standards, with modern technology for ultimate learning efficiency and enjoyment.

A healthy lunch and organic snacks are included as part of your training too.