Certified LeSS for Executives

Course in ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN for large-scale product development, with the optimizing goal of ADAPTIVENESS.
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Certified LeSS for Executives

Who is the training for:

Executive Management

Responsible for the company's strategy and in need of tools for adaptability in a dynamic environment.

Product Managers

Coordinating multiple teams working on a single product, in need of the LeSS approach and systems thinking.

Organization and HR Specialists

Creating organizational structures and career paths, interested in deeper organizational design.

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Certified LeSS for Executives

This 3-day ORGANIZATION DESIGN COURSE, led by industry expert Craig Larman, focuses on shaping adaptive and scalable structures in organizations that aspire to effectively develop large-scale products. In an era of dynamic market changes, the ability to quickly adapt is key to success. This course offers tangible tools and deep knowledge essential to meet these challenges.

After the training:

  • You will uncover the secrets of creating effective internal policies and processes in areas such as finance, HR, and development departments.
  • You will gain skills in optimizing the structure of locations, groups, and teams, facilitating collaboration on a single product.
  • You will learn how to define clear career paths and positions in the company that will inspire and motivate employees.
  • You will acquire the competence to apply systems thinking and the LeSS approach in adaptive development with multiple teams.
  • You will get to know methods for implementing a new organizational project, taking into account system optimization and the crucial role of management.
  • You will face the challenge of understanding and implementing the LeSS idea, focused on simplifying rather than complicating the structure.

Training scope:

LeSS Overview
  • De-scaling and simplifying better than scaling: more with LeSS LeSS principles,
  • frameworks, guidelines,
  • and experiments Two LeSS frameworks: basic and LeSS Huge
Adoption
  • Preparation for implementation: building interest
  • Guidelines for adoption
  • 3 LeSS principles Beginning of changes
  • Scope of the first implementation
  • LeSS implementation stories
Local optimization and system optimization
  • system optimization: local vs global
  • local optimization in the backlog
  • local optimization in product definition
  • local optimization in planning
  • local optimization in analysis and design
  • local optimization in programming
Product Definition
  • redefining product scope and its impact on global
  • optimization portfolio management
Why LeSS?
  • shu-ha-ri and frameworks
  • empirical process control
  • why 'More with LeSS'?
  • system optimization
  • work psychology
LeSS Sprint
  • coordination and integration: from community to system architecture scaling
  • Product Backlog Refinement,
  • Sprint Review,
  • and Retrospective multi-site product development
LeSS Huge Framework
  • Requirement Areas Area
  • Product Owners role of the Overall
  • Product Owner Area
  • Product Backlog implementation
More about roles in LeSS
  • Managers in a LeSS organization
  • Scrum Masters in a multi-team environment
  • Product Owners in LeSS

Recommended by students:

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Steve Alexander

It was inspiring to discuss LeSS with Craig Larman. The content of the course was top-notch.

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Simone Zecchi

The delivery was outstanding and the supporting material vast and detailed.

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Simon Powers

The best course I have ever been on. Totally blown away.

As part of the Certified LeSS for Executives training, you will receive:

  • digital versions of the first, second, and third LeSS books
  • access to LeSS training materials (videos, etc.)
  • PDF materials and photos of everything created during the course that was on the walls a network of acquaintances with all course participants
  • a certificate of course completion

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