Coaching Agile Organizations

Creating agile organizations can be a challenging task, requiring patience, humor, and long-term commitment.
It can take many years to discover how to make agility work within your organization.
However, once you have gone through this process, you should be better equipped to respond more efficiently to changing market conditions.

Course Overview

This workshop is designed to provide individuals with practical tools and approaches to support large-scale agile transformation efforts.
In this 3-day workshop, participants explore how to guide an Agile transformation and how it affects the organization design, from product definition, team composition, roles and responsibilities to your appraisal system.
In particular, we delve into:

  • How to guide an Agile organization re-design

  • How to prepare your organization to successfully start your transformation

  • How to successfully launch a group to work in the new organization design

  • How to coach teams after launch

  • How to guide the product ownership at large scale

Be ready to study the system’s dynamics to define the product and prepare the organization for change

Know how to launch a transformation and support change with practical tools



The course is based on the book "Creating Agile Organizations" by Cesario Ramos and Ilia Pavlichenko, and uses a mix instruction and group activities. Participants learn how to adopt Agile at large scale, avoid common mistakes, and make informed transformation decision for their organization.

All participants get a copy of the book "Creating Agile Organizations"

Who should

The workshop is for transformation leads, Agile coaches and Scrum Masters that want to learn practical tools and techniques to support a Large-Sale Agile transformation effort

Preperation For The Course

Scrum knowledge is expected and can be achieved by attending a Certified LeSS Course, a Professional Scrum Master Training, Professional Scrum Product Owner Training or thoroughly reading LeSS and Scrum material such as the Scrum Primer and the LeSS book.

Certified – Coacing Agile Organizations

All participants receive a Coaching Agile Organizations certificate

Course Agenda

DAY 1Organizational design

  • Designing for Adaptability

  • Flow Efficiency v.s. Resource Efficiency

  • Organization Structure: how to structure the product group and surrounding organizational units

  • Processes & Integration: how to Coordinate and integrate across units

DAY 2Preparing the organization

  • Adoption approach

  • Coaching for change

  • Understanding current reality

  • Applying Systems Thinking to optimize for adaptability

  • Defining your Product

  • Designing your Product Group

DAY 3Launching a product group

  • Preparing the first iteration

  • Team lift offs

  • Guiding teams

  • Guiding product ownership

  • People practices


Certified Agile Organizations Trainer

Cesario Ramos

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 ‘Creating 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.


What other people say

Over the past two days I attended the first Creating Agile Organizations Try Out course with Cesario Ramos. He created a true masterpiece. I highly recommend his new book on a systematic approach.
Adrie Dolman MSc CBM Business Agility Coach
An honor to participate in the first training about the fresh new book "Creating Agile Organizations". Understanding organisations from a holistic perspective. Getting deeper into why big agile transformations often underdeliver. Thanks Cesario Ramosand Ilia Pavlichenko for sharing your well of wisdom. I can't wait to bring the knowledge back to Belgium.
Diego CallizoAgile Coach, Trainer and Consultant.
Great content and great teacher, the pace was just perfect and the interaction with the other attendees was priceless.
Fabio FrascellaIndependent Agile Coach
Thank you very much for the interesting course. I enjoyed it. It was engaging, fast paced (which I like!), and thought-provoking.
Peter GeiserAXA Zurich

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