November 19, 2016

Certified LeSS Practitioner

An in-depth course covering the LeSS principles, framework and rules, and guides.

Large-Scale Scrum (LeSS) is a framework for scaling agile development to multiple teams. 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 the interest to the participants.

Duration: 3 Days

Location: Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Auckland

Day #1:
> Introduction
> Scrum, LeSS and LeSS Huge Overview
> LeSS Principles
> Organizing around Customer Value and Feature Teams

Day #2:
> What is your product?
> Definition of Done and its impacts.
> Feature Team Adoption Map
> Product Owner and Product Backlog
> Role of Management
> Organizational impacts and typical LeSS organizational structure

Day #3:
> LeSS Product Backlog Refinement, Sprint Planning, Review, and Retrospective
> Consideration of technical practices when scaling.
> Integration & Coordination
> Adopting LeSS in your organization
> Case Study: Nokia Networks - two LeSS Huge adoptions
> ScrumMaster role within LeSS
The Certified LeSS Practitioner course is for anyone who is involved in a LeSS effort. Basic Scrum knowledge is expected and can be achieved by attending a Certified ScrumMaster or a Professional ScrumMaster course, or thoroughly reading Scrum introduction material such as the Scrum Primer and practising Scrum.
All participants will be a Certified LeSS Practitioner (Certification fee included in the training price) and will get an account on Here they can find additional information about LeSS, share course information and stay in contact with the other course participants.

What's included?
Certified LeSS Practitioner - Large Scale Scrum
Receive an account on, where your will find additional information about LeSS, share course information and stay in contact with the other course participants.
Certified Practitioner
Become a Certified LeSS Practitioner with certification valid for two years.
All participants get access to the new book: Large-Scale Scrum: More with LeSS

Meet the trainers

Auckland based courses
Bas Vodde

Bas Vodde is a coach, consultant, programmer, trainer, and author related to modern agile and lean product development. He has trained thousands of people in software development, Scrum, and modern agile practices for over a decade.
He is the author of the Scaling Agile and Lean Development: Thinking and Organizational Tools for Large-Scale Scrum and of Practices for Large-Scale Agile and Lean Development, the last two co-authored with Craig Larman.
Bas and Craig are creators of the LeSS Scaling Framework. Bas works for Odd-e, a company which supports organization in improving their product development, mainly in Asia.

Brisbane based courses
Certified LeSS Practitioner
Venky Krishnamurthy

Venky is a computer Scientist and experienced organisational and product development coach. He gained a wealth of experience working on large, complex product developments for various clients in USA, France, Asia is now settled in Australia. He is the first Australian certified LeSS trainer as well as a qualified Innovation games specialist.

Certified Scrum Trainer
Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster
Certified Scrum Product Owner
Registered Education Provider
Certified LeSS Practitioner

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