Certified LeSS Basics
(1 + 2 days PSM II optionally)
Certified LeSS Basics Training (+ PSM II optionally)
The Certified LeSS Bacis course is an introductionary course covering the LeSS principles, framework and rules. It provides essential information for understanding LeSS and how LeSS can help your product development group.
Large-Scale Scrum (LeSS) is a framework for scaling agile development to multiple teams. LeSS.works gives an overview. 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 and guidelines on how to adopt Scrum in large product development.
THE CERTIFIED LESS BASICS TRAINING
The Certified LeSS Basics course is an in-depth course covering the LeSS principles, framework and rules, and guides. It provides essential information for adopting LeSS to your product development group. This highly interactive course ensures you a good overview of the LeSS framework and LeSS principles.
THE PROFESSIONAL SCRUM MASTER II TRAINING
The Professional Scrum Master II (PSM II) course is a 2-day Advanced Scrum Master course designed to support experienced Scrum Masters in their professional journeys. This course is a combination of instruction and facilitated exercises looking at the challenges that Scrum Masters face and how the principles and values of Scrum help them to deal with those situations.
In this 1 + 2 day training the following topics are discussed:
- Why LeSS?
- LeSS Principles & Fundamentals.
- LeSS & LeSS huge overview.
- Feature Teams
Day 2 and 3
- Effects on the organization of a successful Scrum Master
- Dealing with complexity and servant leadership
- Dealing with team conflict
- Removing impediments
- Facilitation techniques
- The Importance of a "Done" Increment
- The Sprint Goal
- Refresh the purpose of the Scrum Events
- The role of management in Scrum
- Successful product delivery
- Measurement in Scrum
- How to support the Product Owner
- Understanding the challenges of middle management
- Scrum Master as a change agent
REFERENCES & CASE STUDIES
Want to learn more about how companies have implemented LeSS? Please read our case study and our white paper Scale Your Product NOT your Scrum. More references can be found at the left side-bar, more case studies can be found at the LeSS Case Studies page.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND THE LESS BASICS TRAINING
The Certified LeSS basics course is for anyone who is involved in a LeSS effort. Basic Scrum knowledge is expected and can be achieved 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.
CERTIFIED LESS TRAINER
The trainer for this course is Cesario Ramos, Certified LeSS Trainer and Professional Scrum Trainer at Scrum.org. Cesario has a MSc in computing science from the University of Eindhoven, and started working with agile teams back in 2001. Nowadays he works as a management consultant on large scale Scrum adoption and as a certified LeSS trainer, Professional Scrum trainer from Scrum.org and Qualified Innovation Games® Instructor.
In the past he was an agile consultant at Xebia, CTO at codecentric NL, a product manager at Atos, a hard-core developer and the lead software architect at PANalytical. Over the years Cesario wrote numerous papers on agile development and is the author of the book ‘EMERGENT – Lean & Agile adoption for an innovative workplace’ and co-author of the book Scrum Patterns. He is happy to be an active member of the ScrumPloP® community and is a frequent speaker at conferences around the world.
PREPARATION FOR THE LESS BASICS TRAINING
Basic Scrum knowledge is expected and can be achieved by attending a Professional Scrum Master Training, Professional Scrum Product Owner Training or thoroughly reading Scrum introduction material such as the Scrum Primer and practicing Scrum.
Price: 850 EUR
Additional Price Information: 1995 for the full 3 days including PSM II