Date: Monday, 29th January – Wednesday 31st January 2018
Time: 09:00 to 18:00 each day
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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 Practitioner course is an in-depth course covering the LeSS principles, framework and 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 interest to the participants.
Want to learn more about how companies have implemented LeSS? Please visit the LeSS Case Studies page.
The Certified LeSS Practitioner course is for anyone who is, or will be involved in a LeSS effort.
Basic Scrum knowledge is expected and can be achieved by attending a Scrum.org Professional Scrum Master course, or thoroughly reading Scrum introduction material such as the Scrum Guide or the the Scrum Primer and practicing Scrum.
No assessment is required to achieve certification. The LeSS Practitioner Certification will expire after 2 years and will require a renewal fee.
The following topics will be covered in the Certified LeSS Practitioner course:
- Why LeSS?
- Scrum, LeSS and LeSS Huge Overview
- LeSS Rules and Principles
- Organizing around Customer Value and Feature Teams
- What is your product?
- Definition of Done and its impacts
- Product Owner and Product Backlog
- Role of Management
- Organizational impacts and typical LeSS organizational structure
- LeSS Product Backlog Refinement, Sprint Planning, Review and Retrospective
- Consideration on technical practices when scaling
- Integration & Coordination
- Adopting LeSS in your organization
- ScrumMaster role within LeSS
The course will be held at:
School of Visual Concepts.
2300 7th Ave B,
About the Trainer
Elad Sofer is a Certified LeSS Trainer with LeSS.works. He was one of the first LeSS Trainers following the creation of LeSS by Craig Larman and Bas Vodde.
While working for Nokia in 2007, Elad began using Scrum and helping organisations scale the successful use of agile practices. He was inspired by the first LeSS books (Scaling Lean And Agile by Vodde/Larman) and was practicing LeSS before it was called LeSS.
Elad is on a journey to help spread the agile mindset and help improve the well-being and success of organizations and their employees. He has vast experience working on a large number of software projects with many organizations. These vary from small to large and lightweight startups to enterprises and government departments.
You can read more about Elad Sofer on LinkedIn, www.practical-agile.com and you can contact him here.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do you offer discounts for group bookings?
Yes, we offer generous discounts for bookings of 3+ places. Please get in touch to find out more.
Are there still spaces available on this course?
Yes, there are still spaces. Course pages are removed once they are full.
How much does LeSS Practitioner certification cost?
The certification fee is included in your course fee.
How do I achieve the LeSS Practitioner certification?
The certified LeSS Practitioner status is achieved by attending the course. The instructor issues the certification subject to full participation.
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Feedback from recent clients
“I hired Elad to introduce Scrum in our 30 developers team and Elad was capable to run an engaging training where every individual developer felt empowered. Later on, Elad provided practical coaching to the team leaders and help us developing our agility. I truly recommend Elad a true Agile and Scrum expert with deep expertise and pragmatic approach.”
Philippe Cohen. Founder of Shefing – Innovation as a service
“I had the pleasure working with Elad for over a year, helping me and the organization assimilate the Scrum framework. Elad is an excellent coach and teacher that really understands the dynamics and challenges within the organization, and gives very good and productive advice. I can say that his help changed dramatically what I and all team members think about Scrum and the way we practice it today.”
Ofer Meged. 3DSecure R&D Manager, CISSP
“I had the pleasure of working with Elad for several months. Elad guided us to transform into a strong, united, focused team. Our productivity raised, our quality improved and all my team members are more satisfied. It was a challenging process, and I am very happy Elad coached us throughout it. Elad is very professional and not surprisingly, Elad himself is very agile.”
Maya Nakim. Scrum master & Java Team leader at Redbend
“Elad is a talented professional both in developing software and in guiding others. I’ve worked and learned a lot from him about managing time and goals, as well as about building good software. He is open minded and always thinks two steps ahead.”
Oz Madar. Software Developer at Equalum
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