Scaling Agile Practitioner - 2 day training

Jul 13 - 14, 2015 · London, United Kingdom
Are you working in an organisation that is scaling Agile? Are you in some way responsible for making it work?
If so, then this 2 day Scaling Agile Practitioner course in London is going to significantly improve your chance of success.
It is taught by Simon Powers, who coaches organisations to adopt Agile at scale. He is founder of the only global community of practice on scaling Agile and organisational change. He is an SPC (SAFe), LeSS Practitioner and the only qualified DAD instructor in the UK. 
However, we know frameworks out of the box don't work. Context is everything. This gives you a way to choose the right tools based on your context.
There is no other course like this and you will learn important tools from all the scaling frameworks and how combine them for your situation.
This course is expected to sell out so buy your tickets asap to avoid disappointment.
This course is ideal for Agile coaches.

What you will learn on the Scaling Agile and Organisational Change course.
This 2 day Scaling Agile and Organisational Change Training Course is the perfect introduction to understanding the natural progression of organisational development through the use of Agile frameworks, tools and mindset.
No other course takes you on a journey of raising organisational consciousness, changing structure and aligning large numbers of people around common purpose. This course gives you the real big picture of what is going on, why Agile is so contextual, and the detail of how to make it work at your workplace.
You will take away with you a practical tool kit to make Agile work in your organisation. 
We will cover how the scaling frameworks DAD, SAFe and LeSS fit into organisational development as well as tools like the theory of constraints, systems thinking, sociocracy, queueing theory, servant leadership, motivation, community, removing the social mask and much more.

You should take this course if you:

• Want to become, or improve as an Agile Coach or Advanced Scrum Master
• Want to increase your chance of a succesful Agile adoption / rollout.
• Overcome common (and not so common) obstacles.
• Want to learn the frameworks and wider organisational change tools

Topics covered include diving into the big picture:

Mining useful tools from the Scaling Frameworks
• Large Scale Scrum (LeSS)
• Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD)
• Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
• Lean / Kanban
Organisation big systems thinking design tools
• What are you optimising for?
• Causal Loop Diagrams
• Theory of Constraints
• Real Options 
Putting it all together
Workshop / QA on real world problems
You can submit problems you are having in advance or ask on the day.


A basic knowledge of Agile. Ideally with some experience at a team level of iterative development. This course will not compare Agile and Waterfall, we assume you have already made the decision to become more agile.

Simon Powers : CSM, CSP, SPC, DAD Green Belt Trainer, LeSS Practitioner.
Simon is a motivational speaker, who has trained with Craig Larman co-creator of Large Scale Scrum, Dean Leffingwell creator of the Scaled Agile Framework and Scott Ambler, co-creator of the Disciplined Agile Delivery Framework. 
He is the only qualified DAD instructor in the UK.
Simon runs the only global Community of Practice for scaling agile and organisational change. - Adventures with Agile. 
Simon who has real world experience in helping large organisations, such as Barclays, BNP Paribas, NYSE, Goldman Sachs, Bloomberg and Tesco, to implement Agile and organisational change. 
You can find out more about Simon Powers here.

What Else?
The course includes breakfast, lunch & all refreshments.
Each person you bring gives you 10% off your ticket price.
Early bird price available.
Limited tickets.
You will get a certificate from AWA - Certified Scaled Agile Practitioner.
Recent AWA Course Feedback

“The delivery was outstanding and the supporting material vast and detailed.” – Simone Zecchi
“Amazing. The highlight for me has been the experiential learning with a mixture of structured content and hand on learning.” – Karina Bernacki
“The questions and answers from the group have been hugely beneficial” – Cuan Mulligan  
Reviews of the last LeSS course with Craig Larman and other Adventures with Agile events can be found here:

Refund Policy
If for some reason, we have to cancel the course, you will of course get a full refund. We need a minimum amount of people to make it feasible.  If you wish to cancel your place, you may do so and receive a full refund minus any transaction fees up until 1 month before the course. We are able to offer a 50% refund up until 2 weeks before the course. After this period we are unable to offer a refund as we will have committed to costs for your place.
If however, someone takes your place then we would offer a refund at any time, minus any costs incurred with the transaction. 
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