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Scaling Scrum: Certified LeSS Basics - More with LeSS (Toronto, ON)

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Chestnut Conference Center

89 Chestnut Street

Toronto, ON M5G 1R1


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Workshop Objectives:

All Certified LeSS Basics (CLB) workshops are taught by "LeSS Friendly" Scrum Trainer as per CLB Learning Objectives. Learning Objectives include

  1. Why Large Scale Scrum (LeSS) ?

    • Clearing misconceptions about what is Scrum and what is not

    • Why LeSS (and Scrum) are "barely sufficient" and "intentionally incomplete"

    • Systems Thinking, System Goal and System Optimization

      • Local vs Global Optimization (a.k.a Scaling vs DeScaling)

      • Understanding Org Design for (De)Scaling

  2. What is Large Scale Scrum?

    • Multi-team Scrum vs. Multiple Scrum Teams

    • The LeSS Complete Picture - Principles, Rules, Guide and Experiments

      • (Smaller) LeSS Framework (upto "8" teams)

      • LeSS Huge Framework (beyond 8 teams)

    • The Roles

      • TeamComponent Teams vs Feature Teams

      • Product Owners

      • Scrum Master

      • Role of Management

    • LeSS Events

      • Sprint Planning

      • Daily Scrum,

      • Sprint Review

      • Sprint Retrospective

      • Product Backlog Refinement

    • The Artifacts

      • Product Backlog

      • Sprint Backlog

      • Increment

    • Coordination and Integration practices

    • Importance of Technical Excellence

  3. Implementing LeSS

    • Understanding your Organizational Landscape

    • LeSS Adoption

      • A Guide to getting started with LeSS

      • Initial Product Backlog Refinement

      • Definition of Done

      • Beyond "8" teams - LeSS Huge Adoption guidelines

      • LeSS Resources

Target Audience:

Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Developers, Agile Coaches, Managers and Leaders who are interested in learning how to scale their Scrum adoption beyond a single Development Team.

After the workshop, the participants will be able to

  • Understand that LeSS is multi-team Scrum
  • Understand what is LeSS, what is not LeSS, and the principles behind LeSS
  • Understand how the current organizational design comes in the way of the organization being Agile
  • Evaluate what changes need to be made to help the organization adopt LeSS

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is awarding the certification? Will this certification show up in my Scrum Alliance profile?

The certification will be awarded by The LeSS Company B.V.

Once certified, your CLB certification will show up in both your profile and your Scrum Alliance profile (because of the partnership between The LeSS Company and Scrum Alliance)

Where can I learn more about LeSS Company and Scrum Alliance partnership?

You can see the press release from Scrum Alliance here and here

Does the workshop include the cost of certification?

Yes, the course fee includes the cost of certification.

Is there a test after the workshop?

There is no test, you attend the workshop, participate (to instructor's satisfaction) and you are certified

Is my registration/ticket transferrable to another person?

Yes, it is. You would have to let the organizer know about it ahead of time. There is no charge for transferring your registration to another person

Can I update my registration information?


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

If you are transferring the ticket, please bring the original ticket to the event

What is the refund policy?

Due to the administrative overhead involved in refunds, these tickets are non-refundable. But you can always send a friend/colleague/family member in your place. If there is an extremly extenuating circumstance (e.g. death of a family member) that prevents the participant from attending, you may be able to transfer your ticket to later event for a fee.

The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?

If you are registering on behalf of someone else, please let the organizer know

What about food?

A light breakfast and an afternoon snack will be provided. Participants are encouraged to make their own arrangements for lunch based on their dietary restrictions. Coffee and tea will be available throughout the day

What can/can't I bring to the event?

Please bring a notepad and pen to take notes (some locations supply it, some locations do not). Please also bring your water bottles so that you can avoid water spills. While we try to accommodate food allergies/preferences as much as possible, unfortunately, not all venues can accommodate all requests. So if it is a concern to you, please feel free to bring a snack bar / juices.

You DO NOT need a laptop/tablet for the workshop

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Yes, you can. Please email "". (yes, it is a plus sign. I use GSuite and Gmail lets you use "+" sign in the email to create email filters. And I use this so that I can respond to you faster)

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