Ag Agile Scaling Fundamentals

Course Code: AGI1BIG


1 Day(s)

Course Type

Private only

Max Delegates


Delivery Style


An introduction to key considerations when attempting multi-team Agile.

Scaling is a contentious topic with the Agile community, through this course we will consider why to scale, compare and contrast some of the common frameworks and discuss some of the most frequently observed anti-patterns when scaling Agile.

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Who is this course for

Anyone involved in facilitating or sponsoring Agility at a larger scale.

You will learn how to

  • Apply Agile principles at scale.

  • Assess the various scaling frameworks and their suitability for your context.

  • Work with the organisation towards a valuable scaled-Agile rollout.


Delegates should already have attended our AgilePM®, ScrumMaster or Agile Awareness Seminar before attending this course, or have substantial experience of working within, or with, an Agile team.

Benefits for you as an individual

A greater understanding of the various scaling frameworks.

Benefits for your organisation

Reduced confusion and increased alignment around what scaling Agile really means.

An appreciation of the various frameworks and an insight in which might best serve the organisations context.

What is Scale?

  • Defining Scaled Agile
  • What are the building blocks of scale?
  • Why would we scale?
  • What are the common drawbacks of scaling?

Scaling Challenges

  • Working towards a common goal
  • Ensuring quality
  • Decision making at scale
  • The effects of scale on individuals

Scaling Frameworks

  • DAD
  • Nexus
  • SAFe
  • LeSS
  • Where do they agree and disagree?

(Optional) The Agile Enterprise

  • Agile Portfolio Management
  • Beyond project based accounting
  • Creating more Agile management structures
Excellent and informative instruction. Pleased to see some intelligent use of the short time frame to use Agile to resolve our questions.
- Mark Wilson Ramsay, Jaguar Land Rover (Whitley)
The tutors were superb, and I learnt far more than expected, the way the training was tailored was excellent. It far exceeded my expectations.
- Mark Ellison, Jaguar Land Rover (Whitley)
Tim is a fantastic tutor and really brings the content to life. He made us all very relaxed about the next stage of the course.
- Isobel Walker, University Of Birmingham
Excellent course content delivered clearly by Tim - the structure was excellent and the content was memorable because of the excellent delivery
- Rose Hannant
The trainer Tim Finch was brilliant. At first when I did the pre-reading I expected the course to be really dull but he brought the content to life and was…
- Emily Muscat, University Of Birmingham

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