Large-Scale Scrum (LeSS) Workshop

March 25, 2017 @ Pune

Do you work on large scale product development involving multiple teams, comprising of anywhere from 25 to 1000+ team members? If yes, you might be well familiar with the challenges such as communication gaps, dependencies, rapid changes, increased risk, lack of clarity, ambiguity, etc. Large scale brings in additional complexity, non-linear behavior, and risk to the product development.

Large-Scale Scrum (LeSS) is a framework for scaling agile product development to multiple teams. LeSS builds on top of the Scrum principles such as empiricism, cross-functional self-managing teams and provides a framework for applying that at scale. It provides simple structural rules, guides, and experiments on how to adopt Scrum in large scale product development.

This Large-Scale Scrum (LeSS) workshop is focused on being Agile while developing products at large scale. The workshop covers the LeSS principles, framework, rules, and guides. It provides essential information for adopting LeSS to your product development group and benefiting from it. The training contains an overview of LeSS framework, Lean Principles applied at scale, exercises in scaling, LeSS adoption case studies, and essential LeSS focused Q&A to ensure that we discuss the topics that are of most interest to the participants.

This is a two day workshop. On the first day the focus is on the LeSS Framework Overview, the LeSS Principles, product definition, roles and organizing value around feature teams. The second day focuses on managing the product development with extended Definition of Done, multi-team co-ordination, organizational design aspects and techniques to effectively adopt LeSS.

Benefits from the course:

  • Learn to apply the LeSS framework for scaling Scrum, Lean and Agile to your organization
  • Understand the LeSS Framework overview and how to apply LeSS principles
  • Learn to define the product
  • Understand how best to organize value around feature teams
  • Get a handle on multi-team coordination and aspects of organizational design
  • Tools and techniques to adopt LeSS
  • Case studies to reinforce your learning

 

Agenda

Day1:

  • Introduction
  • LeSS Principles
  • Introduction to LeSS and LeSS Huge Overview
  • What is your product?
  • Product Backlog and LeSS Product Backlog Refinement
  • Product Owner role within LeSS
  • ScrumMaster role within LeSS
  • Role of Management, SMEs and Experts
  • Organizing around Customer Value and Feature Teams
  • Feature Team Adoption Map
  • Case Study

 

Day 2:

  • Organizational impacts and typical LeSS organizational structure
  • Extending Definition of Done and its impacts
  • Sprint Planning, Review and Retrospective
  • Multi-team Coordination
  • Adopting LeSS in your organization
  • Case Study

 

  • Change Agents
  • Change Leaders
  • Agile Coaches
  • Agile Champions
  • Program Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Scrum Master
  • Product Owner
  • Product Manager
  • Agile / Lean / Scrum Consultants
  • Marketing and Business Development
  • Director of Products
  • Director of Technical Delivery
  • Director
  • Vice President
  • Head of Department

Anyone working in large scale product development environment. If you are responsible for leading organization, business unit, group, and/or large scale product development, you can gain practical insights from this workshop.

  • Participant Workbook
  • Kindle version of LeSS book: Scaling Lean and Agile Development
  • Certificate of Participation
  • Post workshop reading content
  • Attendees will also get 16 SEUs / PDUs towards CSP/CTC
  • Schedule one hour personalized coaching call with Kamlesh with a focus on helping you implement LeSS – At no cost to you.
Kamlesh Ravlani

Preparing for the LeSS Workshop:

Basic Scrum knowledge is expected and can be achieved by attending a Scrum Alliance Certified ScrumMaster or Scrum.org Professional ScrumMaster course. Thorough knowledge of Scrum Guides, or Scrum Primer and practicing Scrum is essential.

The workshop instructor – Kamlesh Ravlani, strongly recommends that the participants go through a basic two day Scrum training before registering for this class.

Upon successful registration, we send you pre-workshop reading content. Would you like to receive some free reading content?

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