Certified LeSS Practitioner: Principles to Practices

Kuala Lumpur

Description :

The objective is to understand what it takes to continuously deliver a large / complex product, while reducing organizational complexity. At the same time, being able to bring real improvement without compromising agility.

Large-Scale Scrum (LeSS) is a simple framework for product development with 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.

The Certified LeSS Practitioner course is an in-depth course covering the LeSS principles, framework, rules, and guides. 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 the interest to the participants.

Audience & Prerequisite 

The Certified LeSS Practitioner course is for anyone involved in a software product delivery. Basic Scrum 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 :


On day one we will focus on the basics of the framework (LeSS rules) and how teams collaborate and deliver by following the framework. The second day focuses on LeSS Principles and organizational aspects. Also, managing the product development with Definition of Done, role of the Product Owner and how (line) managements role changes in LeSS will be discussed. The last day focuses on how different teams coordinate their work, deal with architecture and how LeSS is adopted in organizations.

In more detail:

Day #1:

  • Scrum, LeSS and LeSS Huge Overview
  • Organizing around Customer Value and Feature Teams
  • LeSS Product Backlog Refinement, Sprint Planning, Review and Retrospective

Day #2:

  • What is your product?
  • Definition of Done and its impacts.
  • Feature Team Adoption Map
  • Product Owner and Product Backlog
  • Role of Management
  • ScrumMaster role within LeSS
  • Organizational impacts and typical LeSS organizational structure
  • Distributed teams and offshoring

Day #3:

  • Consideration on technical practices when scaling.
  • Integration & Coordination
  • Adopting LeSS in your organization
  • Case Studies from transport and banking industry

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 all three LeSS books.

Most common feedback

“Viktor has real and deep hands-on experience.”
“After doing many agile practices I realize now what we did wrong and why things didn’t go well”
“Very interactive, adapted to our needs, questions are properly answered.”
“Stories about other companies help a lot understand how this works in reality”
“Systems and lean thinking gave me a whole new perspective on product development and help me think about it much better”
“It is possible to adopt agile principles in large organizations, although not easy"

Price: 9,500 MYR