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 and cross-functional self-managing teams. And LeSS provides a framework for applying that at scale. It provides simple structural rules and guidelines on how to adopt Scrum in large product development.


  • Persons involved in a Less effort, or persons that have basic Scrum knowledge and/or experience.


  • 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 practicing Scrum.


  • Understand and focus on the LeSS Overview, the LeSS Principles and organizational aspects.
  • Learn to manage the product development with Definition of Done, role of the Product Owner and how (line) management role changes in LeSS.
  • Learn how the different teams coordinate their work, how LeSS is adopted in organizations and the role of the ScrumMaster.


  • Introduction.
  • Scrum, LeSS and LeSS Huge Overview.
  • LeSS Principles.
  • Organizing around Customer Value and Feature Teams.
  • What is your product?
  • Definition of Done and it's impacts.
  • Feature Team Adoption Map.
  • Product Owner and Product Backlog.
  • Role of Management.
  • Organizational impacts and typical LeSS organizational structure.
  • LeSS Product Backlog Refinement, Sprint Planning, Review and Retrospective.
  • Consideration on technical practices when scaling.
  • Integration & Coordination.
  • Adopting LeSS in your organization.
  • Case Study: Nokia Networks two LeSS Huge adoptions.
  • ScrumMaster role within LeSS.