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Lean Sherpas

To Higher Levels with Agile Coaching.
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Our Services

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Agile Coaching

Lean Startup, Agile Frameworks, Descaling Organisations

We guide you on how to apply lean thinking and agile practices to achieve faster development cycles and deliver value in just a few months.

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Product Ownership

Lean Analytics, Customer Journeys, Growth Hacking

We help you understand how to measure what matters, grow your product and customer base and innovate at a very fast rate.

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Technical Excellence

Continuous Delivery, Clean Code, Test-Driven Development

We teach you how to make changes to the product in an easy, fast and flexible way by applying clear agile engineering practices.

Trainings & Talks

November 26, 2024
Certified LeSS PractitionerEnglishEnglish
CLP®
 - 
Zurich, Switzerland
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GERMAN
ENGLISH
Certified LeSS Practitioner

Learn how to simplify your organization by being agile instead of just pretending. Join Konstantin Ribel (one of very few certified LeSS trainers worldwide) for a three-day course in Zurich to learn the key thinking and organizational tools behind a lean enterprise. This course is in English language.

December 3, 2024
Certified LeSS PractitionerEnglishEnglish
CLP®
 - 
Madrid, Spain
 - 
GERMAN
ENGLISH
Certified LeSS Practitioner

Learn how to simplify your organization by being agile instead of just pretending. Join Konstantin Ribel (one of very few certified LeSS trainers worldwide) for a three-day course in Madrid to learn the key thinking and organizational tools behind a lean enterprise. This course is in English language.

December 3, 2024
Large-Scale Scrum – Certified LeSS PractitionerGermanGerman
CLP®
 - 
Munich, Germany
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GERMAN
ENGLISH
Large-Scale Scrum – Certified LeSS Practitioner

In this 3-day seminar you will learn about Large ScaleScrum (LeSS), the framework for applying Scrum in large organizations. Trainer Mark Bregenzer is the first German-speaking certified LeSS trainer. Mark has experienced LeSS intensively over four years in large scaled development organizations facilitated by Craig Larman and Bas Vodde, the creators of LeSS. Since 2007, Mark has worked in and with LeSS organizations in a wide variety of industries and roles. He brings this experience to the course, thus not only teaching the theoretical basics, but also providing participants with real-world application in each case. After this training, participants are registered as Certified LeSSPractitioners and thus gain access to further valuable information. This course takes place in german language.

Learn how to simplify your organization by being agile instead of just pretending. Join Konstantin Ribel (one of very few certified LeSS trainers worldwide) for a three-day course in Munich to learn the key thinking and organizational tools behind a lean enterprise. This course is in German language.
July 10, 2024
GermanGerman
CLP®
 - 
Munich, Germany
 - 
GERMAN
ENGLISCH
Certified LeSS Practitioner

Learn how to simplify your organization by being agile instead of just pretending. Join Konstantin Ribel (one of very few certified LeSS trainers worldwide) for a three-day course in Munich to learn the key thinking and organizational tools behind a lean enterprise. This course is in German language.

Learn how to simplify your organization by being agile instead of just pretending. Use a unique opportunity to learn from 2 certified LeSS trainers the key thinking and organizational tools behind a lean enterprise. This course is in German language.
July 2, 2024
GermanGerman
CLP®
 - 
Cologne, Germany
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GERMAN
ENGLISCH
Large-Scale Scrum – Certified LeSS Practitioner

Learn how to simplify your organization by being agile instead of just pretending. Use a unique opportunity to learn from 2 certified LeSS trainers the key thinking and organizational tools behind a lean enterprise. This course is in German language.

Organizational Agility is constrained by Technical Agility. The 5-day development practice course is 70% hands-on and 30% lecture and has three main focuses: Large-Scale Scrum, technical practices, and authentic team dynamics.
July 1, 2024
EnglishEnglish
on-site course
 - 
Munich, Germany
 - 
GERMAN
ENGLISCH
Product Developers Practices

Organizational Agility is constrained by Technical Agility. The 5-day development practice course is 70% hands-on and 30% lecture and has three main focuses: Large-Scale Scrum, technical practices, and authentic team dynamics.

In this 3-day workshop, you will explore an organizational design methodology that optimizes your organization for adaptability and simultaneously creates value for your company and customers. Learn how to apply Scrum principles to your entire organization by utilizing LeSS (Large-Scale Scrum), thereby promoting comprehensive integration for effective results in today's dynamic business environment.
June 5, 2024
GermanGerman
CLP®
 - 
Hamburg, Germany
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GERMAN
ENGLISCH
Large-Scale Scrum – Certified LeSS Practitioner

In this 3-day workshop, you will explore an organizational design methodology that optimizes your organization for adaptability and simultaneously creates value for your company and customers. Learn how to apply Scrum principles to your entire organization by utilizing LeSS (Large-Scale Scrum), thereby promoting comprehensive integration for effective results in today's dynamic business environment.

Learn how to simplify your organization by being agile instead of just pretending. Join Konstantin Ribel (one of very few certified LeSS trainers worldwide) for a three-day course in Zurich to learn the key thinking and organizational tools behind a lean enterprise. This course is in German language.
May 13, 2024
GermanGerman
CLP®
 - 
Zurich, Switzerland
 - 
GERMAN
ENGLISCH
Certified LeSS Practitioner

Learn how to simplify your organization by being agile instead of just pretending. Join Konstantin Ribel (one of very few certified LeSS trainers worldwide) for a three-day course in Zurich to learn the key thinking and organizational tools behind a lean enterprise. This course is in German language.

In this 3-day workshop, you will explore an organizational design methodology that optimizes your organization for adaptability and simultaneously creates value for your company and customers. Learn how to apply Scrum principles to your entire organization by utilizing LeSS (Large-Scale Scrum), thereby promoting comprehensive integration for effective results in today's dynamic business environment.
April 24, 2024
GermanGerman
CLP®
 - 
Berlin, Germany
 - 
GERMAN
ENGLISCH
Large-Scale Scrum – Certified LeSS Practitioner

In this 3-day workshop, you will explore an organizational design methodology that optimizes your organization for adaptability and simultaneously creates value for your company and customers. Learn how to apply Scrum principles to your entire organization by utilizing LeSS (Large-Scale Scrum), thereby promoting comprehensive integration for effective results in today's dynamic business environment.

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Who We Are

Like the Sherpas who help Himalayan climbers during their quest by providing deep knowledge and an understanding of the terrain, routes and weather conditions, all of which maximize the chances of reaching the summit, our coaches advise, enable and assist our clients who are on missions of their own.

The teams and organizations we work with, just like the expeditions, must put in the effort, take on challenges and face the risks involved in reaching their goal. Our purpose is to assist them on their journey towards maximum results.

In order to achieve higher levels of productivity, our clients aim to sustainably and quickly deliver value and innovation by creating learning organizations. With our deep knowledge of lean and agile thinking and organizational tools, we provide guidance and support to reach higher heights.

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How we work

We have a comprehensive and proven approach to guiding organizations and individuals to achieving three results: stronger performance, more productive working relationships, and greater individual well-being.

System

Our coaching approach rests on two pillars: Systems Thinking and Servant Leadership. Systems Thinking is a conceptual framework, a body of knowledge and a set of thinking tools to help recognize system dynamics, mental models and uncover local optimizations over system optimizations.

Mindset

Instead of seeing problems as caused by someone or something “out there” and solely reacting to these, it helps to see the bigger picture and how our own actions create the problems we experience. This creates a mindset shift that makes up the core of a learning organization.

Skills

We believe that Servant Leadership in combination with Skilled Facilitation is key to introducing a new way of thinking and operating in an enterprise. With our coaching services, we empower both formal and informal leaders, so that, through their own behavior, they help their team evolve into a performing unit that meets the expectations of its clients, becomes better over time, and contributes positively to the personal learning and well-being of its members.

Initiatives

Our coaches do this by creating and maintaining the conditions that allow individuals to move into the desired direction with clarity, a good structure, an enabling context, and competent coaching. On top of that, our coaches apply a compassionate method for more effective team facilitation based on the Mutual Learning approach.

Our Clients

“.... Thanks to Robert, our Review has become one of the most valuable meetings throughout our rituals and helped us to increase the degree of customer centricity - even through gathering feedback from other teams within the review bazaar..."

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Dr. Stefan Gladbach - Head of Digital Platforms at Yellow Strom GmbH

“Oksana, thanks to you for having the great experience and opportunity to work with you as our Scrum Master and Agile Coach at SAP for more than two years. Your comprehensive skills paired with your unique empathy and social competencies were always inspiring for us. We are all working on a higher efficiency level since you joined us and we miss your talent in organizing events and bring together people."

Jan Kolbe - Software-Architect at SAP SE

“A driven, ambitious individual with an infectious enthusiasm for any project. Robert is a true professional. I would gladly recommend Robert's capabilities any day.”

Matthias Böhmert - VP Head of IT Web & Digital Services at SAP SE

“I always knew that if Robert was managing a project, it would be in good hands!! A lot of SAP Global IT’s success has been thanks to his great work.”

Ran Cliff, VP of Global IT at SAP SE
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