Large-Scale Scrum (LeSS)

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Reduce unnecessary overhead with Large-Scale Scrum.
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  • A comprehensive Certified LeSS Practitioner Training on
    organizational agility

  • Globally recognized Certified LeSS Practitioner® Certificate from the LeSS Company®

  • Experience true agility during a simulation building a product

  • Practice new thinking tools that guide you in your transformation

  • Leave with action plans and resources

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Certified LeSS Practitioner Training Content

Quickly delivering value and innovating in ever-faster cycle times has become a key differentiator between good and great enterprises. Large product-development organizations are turning to agile principles and large-scale Scrum to sustainably deliver that innovation at a fast pace.

The key questions many large product development organizations face are:

  • How to apply what works well on a small scale to large scale developments?

  • What’s the design of an organization that optimizes for learning, agility and customer value?

  • Can I redesign my organization to create an environment to succeed in the long run?

What is Large-Scale Scrum (LeSS)?

Large-Scale Scrum (LeSS) is to organizations what Scrum is to teams: a simple, powerful, large-scale product development framework designed to evolve into something that fits perfectly within any unique context. LeSS builds on top of Scrum principles such as empiricism, cross-functional, self-managing teams, and provides a framework to apply them at scale. It presents simple structural rules and guidelines on how to adopt Scrum in large product development.

In this 3-day Certified LeSS Practitioner Training you will learn the LeSS rules, the principles, guides and experiments. Key learnings of this Certified LeSS Practitioner Course are:

  • Explain what LeSS is and what LeSS is not

  • Explain the LeSS roles and their purpose

  • Explain how LeSS is a Scrum-based approach to scaling

  • Explain the dynamics of component teams vs. feature teams

  • Summarize the impact of LeSS on organizational design (structures, policies, etc.)

  • Understand how your current organizational design influences the agility of your organization

  • Understand whether and how your organization can benefit from implementing LeSS

  • Explain how LeSS scales over approx. 8 teams

Agenda

The following topics will be covered in the Certified LeSS Practitioner course:


  • Why LeSS?

  • Scrum, LeSS and LeSS Huge Overview

  • LeSS rules und principles

  • Organizing around customer value and feature teams

  • What is your product?

  • Definition of Done and its impacts

  • Product Owner and Product Backlog in LeSS

  • Role of management

  • Organizational impacts and typical LeSS organizational structure

  • LeSS Product Backlog Refinement, Sprint Planning, Review and Retrospective

  • Consideration on technical practices when scaling

  • Integration & coordination

  • Adopting LeSS in your organization

  • Scrum Master role within LeSS

Who is this Certified LeSS Practitioner Course for?

  • Team- and organizational coaches

  • Agile coaches

  • Scrum Master

  • Organizational leaders and senior managers

  • Product Owner, produkt managers and stakeholders

  • Software engineers, hands-on technologists, designers

  • Business consultants

  • Eveyone who wants to know more about Scrum

Prerequisites

The only prerequisite to the Certified LeSS Practitioner Course is basic Scrum knowledge. That can be picked up by attending a Certified Scrum Master or a Professional Scrum Master course, or thoroughly reading Scrum introduction material such as the Scrum Primer and practicing Scrum.

Recommended Preparation

Certified LeSS Practitioner participants should review Scrum introduction material such as the Scrum Primer. Another great preparation for this Certified LeSS Practitioner Course is the Scrum Test on less.works. It’s strongly encouraged to do this test before attending the course.

Event Information

  • What awaits you in a Certified LeSS Practitioner course:


Centricity: Our locations are as central and as easy to reach as possible.

Engagement: Our courses are designed to incorporate interactive tasks as well as group exercises, in order to create the best possible learning experience.

Equipment: All equipment required for the course (e.g. workbooks) is provided for you by us.

Food & drink: We provide vegan and gluten-free catering options and are happy to accommodate other allergies/intolerances as well. Just let us know your preferences.

Upcoming Trainings

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Large-Scale Scrum – Certified LeSS Practitioner
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CLP®
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Date: 
March
 
3
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5
2023
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Fri
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March 3 - 5, 2023 (Fr-So)
Time: Daily from 
9:00 am
 to 
6:00 pm
 (CET)
Location: 
San Diego, USA
Language: 
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Trainer: 
Robert Briese
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Large-Scale Scrum – Certified LeSS Practitioner
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CLP®
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Date: 
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14
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16
2023
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March 14 - 16, 2023 (Tue-Thu)
Time: Daily from 
9:00 am
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6:00 pm
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Location: 
Nuremberg, Germany
Language: 
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Trainer: 
Wolfgang Steffens
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Large-Scale Scrum – provisional Certified LeSS Practitioner
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Date: 
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20
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24
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March 20 - 24, (Mon-Fr) CST time zone (USA)
Time: Daily from 
9:00 am
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4:00 pm
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Location: 
Online
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Trainer: 
Robert Briese
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Large-Scale Scrum – Certified LeSS Practitioner
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Date: 
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27
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29
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March 27 - 29, 2023 (Mon-Wed)
Time: Daily from 
9:00 am
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Location: 
Munich, Germany
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Trainer: 
Konstantin Ribel
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Prices

3-day Certified LeSS Practitioner (CLP®)

The standard price is 2490.00€ (netto) excl. VAT. The early bird price, 5 weeks before the training is 1990.00€ (netto) excl. VAT

5-day Online LeSS Practitioner (pCLP®)

The standard price is 2200.00€ (netto) excl. VAT. The early bird price, 5 weeks before the training is 1850.00€ (netto) excl. VAT

About the Trainer

Robert is one of 23 certified LeSS Trainers globally and one of the few with hands-on experience in LeSS and LeSS Huge. As a change agent for 15+ years consulting and coaching, he has worked with over 30 companies, including DAX-listed global brands such as Adidas, BMW, BP, Dr. Oetker, Henkel, Hilti, Hugo Boss, SAP, Volkswagen, and ZF.

From 2015 to 2016 he led a LeSS adoption at a Global Player in the Software Industry, scaling development from 3 to 7 teams and coaching the development and the management team on how to lead a scaled agile organization. In 2018 he contributed to significant improvements in product delivery at one of the biggest LeSS Huge adoptions in the world at BMW AG. Working with over 30 teams, including large groups of over 400 employees, he led them to deliver bi-weekly product increments consisting of hardware and software.

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Feedback from participants

“Robert used innovative ideas and tools in his online Certified LeSS Practitioner class. He was very friendly and patient with regards to questions and illustrated many aspects with anecdotes from the "real world". He mastered the technology well!”

Kai Radtke, founder and partner of Metanoia Berlin GbR

““I enjoyed the content as well as the Certified LeSS Practitioner presentation using Miro. The diversity of the group was very interesting which lead to good questions and conversations.  Robert approached the training very much coming from the values side of LeSS (and Scrum).”

Nadja Krombach, Sr. Innovation Consultant at zero360 GmbH

“Small group, verry efficient, online Certified LeSS Practitioner course, very good tools, every question answered.”

Christian Strenge, Startup Coach