Certified Large-Scale Scrum Practitioner: Principles to Practices (In Person) with Ben Maynard


  3 days


Want to learn how to adopt and continuously improve your organisation using various thinking tools?

The Certified LeSS Practitioner® workshop is a highly interactive, in-depth workshop covering the LeSS principles, framework, rules, and guides. It provides essential information for adopting and continuously improving LeSS in your organisation using various thinking tools.

The flow and focus of the workshop will be tailored to the expertise and growth areas of the people in the room to create a unique and agile experience that learners get the most from.

The workshop contains an overview of LeSS, stories on LeSS adoptions, exercises and extensive Q&A sessions to ensure that the topics most of interest to the participants are investigated in detail.

Reserve your spot at Ben's website

Learn how to:

In this workshop, you will learn how to
  • How to answer "why LeSS?"
  • How to explain the LeSS principles
  • How to redesign any organisation for agility
  • The reasons behind the LeSS organisational design
  • Systems modelling techniques
  • How to define your product
  • How to advise on LeSS adoption
  • How to coach the events in a LeSS Sprint
  • How to coach the LeSS roles
  • Separating the myths from the facts
  • Real-world examples from an instructor with 14+ years of experience

Participants can expect to get:
  • Three days of high-quality instruction from one of the most experienced LeSS trainers in the world
  • A detailed workbook and course materials to take away
  • Certification as a Certified LeSS Practitioner®
  • An account on the website which contains additional information about LeSS, course information and options to stay in contact with course participants
  • 24 Scrum Alliance SEUs
  • Soft copies of all three published LeSS books

What others are saying about Ben Maynard's Provisional Certified LeSS Practitioner workshop

"The style of delivery is so encouraging and delivered with humility in an incredibly enjoyable and fun "psychologically" safe environment by a subject matter guru without a shred of arrogance or ego despite the incredible competence and subject matter expertise of the trainer.

I cannot recommend this course strongly enough to any organisation looking to adopt agile or wondering how to make agile work better for them. ”

— Rachelle Harvey, previous attendee

“Ben is a fantastic guy. He has deep knowledge, skills and experience in Agile. He is a great listener. This virtual LeSS Practitioner course has provided our EY team with important insights that will help us support our clients in their adoption of Agile frameworks.”

— Jefferson Cowhig, previous attendee

"This course provides a great overview of LeSS and gives an opportunity to explore the principles behind it through the many group exercises. Ben brings it all to life with his real world experience, insightful discussions with the group and humorous approach."

— Mark Gravestock, previous attendee

After the workshop, continue your LeSS learning journey.

Join Ben Maynard in his exclusive Mentorship Circle, where he will support your LeSS implementation year-round.

Learn more about the LeSS Mentoring Circle

About the Author

Ben Maynard

Founder, Sheev Ltd

Available dates

Dates coming soon

Can't make it on any of these dates?
Our team is happy to discuss other options with you.
Contact us at and mention ref: LESSPRACT-BM-01.
Private tuition and large-group discounts are also available. Find out more here.

Who should take this workshop?

  • Product Managers
  • Development Managers and Product Owners
  • Anyone who is involved in a large agile adoption
  • Anyone who already has basic Scrum knowledge


Participants will need to read the following:

Workshop Outline

Module 1: Why LeSS, Framework & LeSS Huge
  • Describe to others why traditional organisations lack a Lean-Agile Mindset
  • Articulate why LeSS
  • Explain how LeSS is a Scrum-based approach to scaling
  • Describe Scrum, LeSS and LeSS Huge at a high level
Module 2: LeSS Product, Product Ownership & Feature Teams
  • Explain Why creating a useful model of product matters in LeSS
  • Identify what your product is
  • Clearly articulate the role Product Owner in Scrum & LeSS
  • List what is and what makes a good Product Backlog
  • Explain the importance and organisational effect of Organizing around Customer Value and Feature Teams
  • Teach others the organizational impacts and typical LeSS organizational structure
Module 3: LeSS Scrum Master & Definition of Done
  • Describe the difference between a perfect and imperfect Definition of Done
  • Explain the system impact of perfect and imperfect Definitions of Done
  • Make a compelling argument for the role of Scrum Master within LeSS
Module 4: Technical Excellence & LeSS Manager
  • Describe the importance of technical practices & excellence when scaling
  • Explain the Role of Management and how it differs from "traditional" management
  • Explain what is meant be organising around Customer Value and Feature Teams
Module 5: LeSS Events, LeSS Adoptions and You
  • Explain the purpose and effect of effective:
    • LeSS Product Backlog Refinement
    • LeSS Sprint Planning
    • LeSS Sprint Review
    • LeSS Sprint Retrospective
    • Articulate the importance and impact of the LeSS Rules and Principles
    • More deeply describe & understand the Organizational impacts and typical LeSS organizational structure

    Book today at Ben's website

Certified Large-Scale Scrum Practitioner: Principles to Practices (In Person) with Ben Maynard
Dates coming soon