Certified LeSS Practitioner Training
For development companies who need to scale Scrum for large development groups, LeSS is a set of principles, rules, and guides that provides validated experiments for scaling Scrum in your specific context. Unlike prescriptive & big method alternatives LeSS scales Scrum without adding extra layers and processes and engages people to create the necessary changes themselves.
Cesario Ramos works on large-scale transformation all over the world in banking, insurance, and high-tech industries. He is also a Certified LeSS Trainer and Professional Coach. In 2010 he founded AgiliX, a consulting company, that provides consulting and training worldwide.
Cesario is the author of the books ‘Creatint Agile Organization’, ‘EMERGENT – Lean & Agile adoption’ and co-author of the book ‘A Scrum Book’.
He is a frequently invited speaker at conferences around the world and organizer of the international Large Scale Scrum (LeSS) conferences.
The Certified LeSS Practitioner course is an in-depth 3-day course covering the LeSS organization design principles, framework and rules, and guides. It provides essential information for adopting LeSS to your product development group. This highly interactive course ensures you are ready to start adopting LeSS in your organization! The course covers the fundamental LeSS principles and thinking tools, hands-on tools, stories on LeSS adoptions, exercises, and extensive LeSS Q&A to ensure we discuss the topics most of the interest to the participants.
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 a copy of the book: Large-Scale Scrum: More with LeSS.
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.
The Certified LeSS Practitioner course is for management, Scrum Masters, and 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.
Want to learn more about how we have implemented LeSS? Please read our case studies at the bottom of this page including our paper, Why your current approach to Scaling Agility Isn’t working and Scale Your Product NOT your Scrum.
In this 3 day training the following topics are discussed:
First, in a blog series about the upcoming book: Creating Agile Organizations – A Systemic Approach by Cesario Ramos & Ilia Pavlichenko. What does it mean to be Agile on a large scale? According to Craig Larman, a renowned consultant, reducing switching costs by learning is resisted most by any organization. Speed of delivery […]Lees meer
On September 12 2019, we ( Nadine, Joris, Vaishal and Cesario ) provided the keynote at the LeSS conference in Munich. We shared the story about how we improved the Spotify inspired ING model with LeSS. My friend Rowan Bunning was present at the keynote and wrote a super nice summary of the talk. You […]Lees meer
The paper ‘Why Isn’t Your Current Approach to Scaling Agile Working?” written by Cesario Ramos co-authors with Kurt Bittner was recently published on InfoQ. Having trouble scaling your agility? You’re not alone; even organizations who have agile success in isolated pockets have trouble scaling that agility to the broader organization. The challenges express themselves in […]Lees meer
Patrick Kasper from ti&m interviewed Cesario Ramos on Large Scale Scrum (LeSS). In this interview Cesario answers some common questions that people have about LeSS. Like for example “The slogan of LeSS is: “more with LeSS” – what does this mean?”. The original results of this interview can be found here. You can find a copy […]Lees meer
The sixth blog, in a blog series about the upcoming book: Creating Agile Organizations – A Systemic Approach, by Cesario Ramos & Ilia Pavlichenko. A successful team works together towards serving the business goals. The team skills required to do that are always changing. For example, a top technology at the moment will likely not be […]Lees meer
In this blog, I talk about how you could deal with the challenges of defining your product in a LeSS adoption. Why do you need to define your product? In a LeSS adoption, you need to have a product definition because your product definition determines what organisational elements (people; components; processes and systems) will be […]Lees meer
I was talking to a company that is implementing the Spotify model and needed some help. They wanted to know the difference between LeSS and their Spotify model. We first discussed what LeSS is. I told them that LeSS is an organisational design that optimises for shortest lead time, flexibility and learning. What single team Scrum does […]Lees meer
Some companies develop 1 product with 10s to 100s of people using Scrum. And they do that without adding any roles, events or processes to Scrum. They can do this because they use an organisational design that optimises for the right goals. Design Goals An organisation has a design, just like a truck or a […]Lees meer
These days scaling Scrum is a hot topic. How can I use Scrum to deliver a big product with multiple teams? The most common approach I see at my customers is scaling Scrum by adding more Scrum teams with a Product Owner and Scrum Master per team. Scaling using Copy-Paste Scaling is about increasing in […]Lees meer
Interessante training van Cesario Ramos van Agilix. Bij dit type trainingen is de dynamiek en het succes in mijn ogen sterk afhankelijk van deelnemers en trainer. Het deelnemer veld was divers en interessant wat leidde tot goede constructieve discussies en verschillende inzichten op dezelfde problematiek. De facilitatie van Cesario was constructief, uitdagend en de focus lag erop om de oplossing in de groep te vinden. Ik ben met een aantal goede inzichten en contacten weg gegaan, ik kan de training van harte aanraden.
Joost Looij – Essent
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.
Perfect LeSS training in 3 days and compliments for Cesario Ramos for all the inspiration and answers!
Very usefull and hands-on training; a lot of best practices and many tips and tricks from the real world where discussed by an enthousiastic trainer (Cesario). I feel that I can use LeSS right away in my assignment.
By Cesario Ramos, Mr. X, Ms. Y and Mr. Z. BECAUSE OF LEGAL REASONS I CANNOT USE THE REAL NAME OF THE COMPANY AND PEOPLE(...)Lees meer
This is a story about how to simplify a 16 team product group using LeSS. Scaling Scrum & Agile has become a very(...)Lees meer
By Cesario Ramos & Kurt Bittner Having trouble scaling your agility? You’re not alone; even organizations who(...)Lees meer
Learning Journey This ia a story about a LeSS adoption MTS telecommunications. When I look at the case study text I see(...)Lees meer
This is a story of how Thales Surface Radar TU Processing, a high-tech embedded software development department(...)Lees meer