Verified Expert in Project Management
Lars is an accomplished senior agile coach with various certifications in coaching and Agile management methodologies. He worked as a scrum master and agile and leadership coach in the banking and tech industries, using the OKR, Obeya, Katas, design thinking, LeSS, and SAFe approaches to drive organizational change. Lars excels in coaching senior leaders to thrive personally and become agile professionals, aiding both individuals and organizations in their agile journey.
Senior Agile Coach
- Set up an Obeya room, which enabled a 360° view of strategy, portfolio, OKRs, and risks.
- Implemented Agile practices in a product management department focusing on the organizing around the flow principle.
- Used the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) in software design and maturation.
Agile Coach and Senior Leadership Coach
- Worked with an Obeya approach, getting a 360° view of strategy, portfolio, OKRs, and risks to support continuous improvement and quarterly planning.
- Built high-performing teams through effective facilitation and coaching techniques.
- Introduced OKRs as a management concept, integrating it into an Obeya framework.
Senior Agile Coach
- Introduced the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) in a new business unit.
- Synchronized the SAFe planning interval (PI) across different Agile Release Trains.
- Trained scrum masters and product owners in the Agile and SAFe methodologies.
Scrum Master and Agile Coach
- Implemented the Scrum framework in a pilot project targeting training and facilitation.
- Rolled out Scrum from one team to an entire department.
- Established an Enterprise Scrum (ES) team to implement and scale Scrum and Agile methodologies companywide.
OKRs Introduction in Business Banking
Introduced OKRs as a leadership system in a business banking department.
Obeya Setup in Business Banking
Introduced the concept and usage of an Obeya room as a management system.
Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Implementation
Introduced and established the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) in a business unit.
Master's Degree in Economics, Business and IT
University of Wuppertal - Wuppertal, Germany
Professional Certified Coach (PCC)
International Coaching Federation
Organization and Relationship Systems Coaching (ORSC) Fundamentals
Integral Master Coach
Integral Coaching Canada
Leadership Circle Profile Certification (LCPC)
Training from the BACK of the Room Certified Trainer
Professional Scrum Master II (PSM II)
Certified LeSS Practitioner
The LeSS Company
SAFe Program Consultant
Scaled Agile Inc.
ISTQB Agile Tester Extension
ISTQB — International Software Testing Qualifications Board
Lego Strategic Play Facilitator
Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)
Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)
Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
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