Certified LeSS Practitioner: Principles to Practices

Large-Scale Scrum (LeSS) is an approach and body of knowledge for scaling agile development to multiple teams.

Venue Time
Helsinki, Finland 6.2.2024 – 8.2.2024 → Register
Nürnberg, Germany 12.3.2024 – 14.3.2024 → Register
Toronto, ON, Canada 14.5.2024 – 16.5.2024 → Register

LeSS builds on Scrum principles such as empiricism, cross-functional self-managing teams and provides a body of knowledge for applying that at scale. It provides simple structural rules and guidelines on how to adopt Scrum in large product development.

The Certified LeSS Practitioner course is an in-depth course covering the LeSS body of knowledge. It provides essential information for adopting and improving LeSS to your product development group. The course contains an overview of LeSS, stories on LeSS adoptions, exercises and extensive LeSS Q&A to ensure we discuss the topics most of interest to the participants.

Who is it for?

The Certified LeSS Practitioner course is for anyone who is involved in organizational redesign. Basic Scrum and Agile knowledge is expected and can be achieved by attending a Certified ScrumMaster or a Professional ScrumMaster course, or thoroughly reading Scrum introduction material such as the Scrum Primer and practicing Scrum.

Agenda

The course is three days. The first day has the focus on the LeSS Overview, the LeSS Principles and organizational aspects. The second day focuses on managing the product development with Definition of Done, role of the Product Owner and how (line) managements role changes in LeSS. The last day focuses on how the different teams coordinate their work, how LeSS is adopted in organizations and the role of the ScrumMaster.

In more detail:

Day #1:
Introduction
Scrum, LeSS and LeSS Huge Overview
LeSS Principles
Organizing around Customer Value and Feature Teams

Day #2:
What is your product?
Definition of Done and its impacts.
Feature Team Adoption Map
Product Owner and Product Backlog
Role of Management
Organizational impacts and typical LeSS organizational structure

Day #3:
LeSS Product Backlog Refinement, Sprint Planning, Review and Retrospective
Consideration on technical practices when scaling.
Integration & Coordination
Adopting LeSS in your organization
Case Study: Nokia Networks LeSS Huge adoption
ScrumMaster role within LeSS

Details:

After course completion

All participants will be a Certified LeSS Practitioner and will get an account on less.works. Here they can find additional information about LeSS, share course information and stay in contact with the other course participants.

All participants get access to books: Large-Scale Scrum: More with LeSS and Scaling Lean & Agile Development: Thinking and Organizational Tools for Large-Scale Scrum

One video of LeSS