What is most important for management to understand about LeSS? That it is not a process or method. LeSS is organizational design, a design then optimizes for adaptability by learning fast about the market needs. LeSS impacts the organizational structure, the Hierarchy, team composition, roles, positions, and processes.
The Certified LeSS for Executives Training
The Certified LeSS for Executives training is an interactive 2-day training where the LeSS principles, LeSS adoption and the role of management are discussed in detail. The course contains lots of real-world examples and consists of various group exercises. Apart from that, there is a substantial part of specific questions and discussion about your context.
LeSS For Executives certification
All attendees will receive the Certified LeSS for Executives certification and an account on less.works where you can find background information. You also receive a copy of the books Large-Scale Scrum: More with LeSS and the book: EMERGENT – Lean & Agile adoption.
Certified LeSS Trainer
Cesario Ramos is a senior Agile Management coach & product development expert. He founded AgiliX, a network organization that guides agile adoptions throughout provides training world wide. He works on large and small scale Scrum adoption at his clients and as a certified LeSS (Large Scale Scrum) trainer, and a Professional Scrum trainer from Scrum.org. 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 with Jeff Sutherland, James Coplien et al of the book ‘Scrum Patterns’. In his spare time, he co-organizes the international Large Scale Scrum conferences and is happy to be an active member of the ScrumPloP® community. Cesario strongly believes that fun at the workplace is essential for success.
References & LeSS 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. We guide various companies in LeSS adoptions. You can find case studies at the bottom of this page. More case studies can be found at the LeSS Case Studies page.
Agenda for the LeSS For Executives Training
Systems Thinking Organizational Design, and the Contract Game
- Designing your organization for Perfect.
Principles & Management Implications
- Empirical Process Control for the Entire Organization
- Lean Thinking in LeSS: Across All Functions
- Systems Thinking: From Local to Global Optimization
- Whole-Product Focus: Group and Role Impacts
- Customer-Centric: Process and Group Impacts
- Adopting LeSS in your organization.
- What is your product? A LeSS perspective
- The business-driven Product Owner
- LeSS Organizational structure
- Role of Management & Human Operations.
Certified LeSS for Executives is offered In-Company
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What other people say
Certified LeSS Practictioner | Aldert Polman
“Cesario is a very experienced trainer with lots of real-world examples. Besides that he is a nice and warm person with a true heart for SCRUM, LeSS, Lean and Agile. This made the LeSS pratitioner course very inspiring and worthwile!”
Certified LeSS Practitioner | Brigitte Thie
Inspirational, eye opener. A course I can recommend to everybody working on the transition towards agile working or working within an agile environment.
Brigitte Thie – Delta Lloyd
Certified LeSS Practitioner | Diego Callizo
I am so happy I decided to participate in this training!. Cesario is a rare to find Agile Genius. I got tons of value by responding a lot of my old questions.
I.e. What are the musts in order to facilitate a successful Agile adoption?
I liked that the training is not based on prescribing roles and structures but mostly on changing the way we understand and think about complex systems. Some of the concepts explained like i.e. system thinking transform the way I understand big scale software development forever.
Certified LeSS Practitioner | Fabio Frascella
Great content and great teacher, the pace was just perfect and the interaction with the other attendees was priceless.
Independent Agile Coach
Certified LeSS for Executives
Thank you very much for the interesting course. I enjoyed it. It was engaging, fast paced (which I like!), and thought-provoking.
Peter Geiser – AXA Zurich
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