Achieving Industrial Agility - Extreme Manufacturing

 The workshop is for leaders and thought leaders in modern industrial organizations: entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs, senior executives and their direct reports, and other movers and shakers.

The course is intended for executives, managers, founders, and leaders from industries like Automotive, Manufacturing, Machinery, Oil & Gas, Engineering and Construction, Robotics, etc. Participation is for individuals and for entire business units. 

Today, many companies realize that speed of innovation is a key competitive advantage. If your are not able to develop products quickly, the market may go elsewhere. Younger competitors may able to disrupt you before you realize what happened! The competition to attract and retain talented staff is intense.  

As a startup you may be looking to scale production, even though your product is still being refined.

If you are faced with any these issues, this workshop is for you!


Are you experiencing these issues?
  • Projects that run out of money before a viable product can be developed
  • Lack of alignment among Internal functions slows progress
  • Unexpected changes after industrialization cause delays and cost overruns
  • Competitive products emerge faster than you can develop your responses
  • Endless change requests as new products fail to meet customer expectations
Discover how to:
  • Accelerate your development efforts and reduce time to market to increase your competitiveness and profitability.
  • Set clear priorities and develop according to priority.
  • Create flexible product and process platforms for simplified product updates-
  • Close the gap between development and industrialization for more flexible innovation.
  • Achieve innovation and operational excellence simultaneously.

The course is intended for executives, their direct reports, as well as employees, partners and suppliers from key planning, approval, and funding functions. Participation is for individuals and for entire business units.

Our course is appropriate for all levels of business agility skills and there are no prerequisites for attending. A Certified Scrum Master course is recommended.

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What you get

In this program you get access to:

  • Two-day face-to-face training with Peter Stevens, Certified Scrum Trainer®
  • Participant's handbook in printed and electronic form with content and exercises
  • Access to repository of course materials, templates, checklists, guides & useful information
  • 16 SEUs/PDUs
  • Lunches and breaks
  • Certificate of attendance

Schedule a company workshop!

All course dates are guaranteed!

Our focus is currently on private training. Contact us here, to find out about Training and Coaching for your organization.

Select the package which meets your needs

  No-Frills Standard Economy
Description Lowest Price, No changes, no refunds Booking Flexibility
Cancellation allowed No Up to 15 days before the workshop, full refund*
Change of participant allowed No up to 3 days before workshop, no charge
Postponement to a later date allowed No Up to 15 days before the workshop, subject to availability, no charge*
Electronic copy of Scrum For Hardware, Explained Offered for free Offered for free
Printed Course Book Yes, Full Color Yes, Full Color
Electronic Course Materials Yes Yes
Lunch provided at the Venue Yes Yes
Advance Purchase Required 2 months/1 month 1 day
Payment terms 15 days 30 days
Payment with Purchase Order No Service Charge Applies
Electronic access to all course materials Yes Yes
Discounts Apply No Yes
Train The Team Discounts No Yes
Price (per person, excluding VAT) CHF 2'050.-- (book at least 2 months in advance)
CHF 2'350.-- (book at least 1 month in advance)
CHF 2'650.--

Discounts may apply to Standard Economy tickets. To qualify for a discounted price, on time payment by the date stated in the invoice is required.

Discounts on two-day classes and workshops

We grant discounts of CHF 400 to Students, Unemployed, swissICT members, participants paying with their own money, and Mentoring group members on all tickets except "No Frills". We also grant "Train the Team" discounts on Standard Economy Packages, depending on the number of people booked and invoiced together:

  • 3 to 6 people: CHF 400.-- per person
  • 7 to 9 people: CHF 500.-- per person
  • 10 or more people: CHF 600.-- per person

To qualify for a train-the-team discount, all participants must be booked at the same time. If after your initial booking, you wish to book additional participants to the same class, the same discount will be applied as for your initial booking.

* Note: Cancellation is not allowed and postponement is limited if a train the team discount was applied.

In general, if multiple discounts would apply, only the most beneficial discount will be applied.

Your Benefits

This course is ideal if you need:

  • To understand Agility in the industrial sector
  • To create an understanding of implementing agile-driven transparency and adaptability 
  • To apply domain-specific skills to reduce delivery risk 
  • To improve commercial success and engagement
  • To address design, engineering, production, engineering, test, procurement, finance, and marketing challenges across each development milestone.

Our course is appropriate for all levels of business agility understanding, and there are no prerequisites for attending.

Your Trainers

Our team consists of founders of the XM movement.

Joe Justice has worked in Tesla, Toyota, Ford, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Bosch, Saab, MAN, the US Air Force, the Australian Army, and their suppliers, among others. He also worked in the technology giants HP, Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Cisco, and their partners. He has been referenced in the Harvard Business Review, CNN Money, Forbes, The Asahi Shimbun and Nikkei in Japan, and mainstream financial news coverage globally.

Peter B. Stevens is an Executive, Coach, Author, and Certified Scrum Trainer. He is best known as the creator of the Personal Agility System, the simple, scalable approach to effective leadership. Collaborating with Joe Justice, he documented and defined the principles of Extreme Manufacturing, the technical foundation of Scrum for Hardware. 

“Executives come to me to achieve their corporate objectives faster than they ever thought possible!” Today he supports executives and leaders from companies of all sizes, including producers of virtual, physical and hybrid products.


Paolo Sammicheli Portrait

Paolo Sammicheli

Paolo Sammicheli is an Italian entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience, international speaker, and author of the books "Scrum for Hardware," the world's first significant publication on the subject, "Scrum for Hardware Explained," and "Scrum in AI - Artificial Intelligence Agile Development with Scrum and MLOps," which includes a foreword by Jeff Sutherland, co-author of Scrum and the Agile Manifesto. Today, Paolo works as a Registered Scrum Trainer and Coach for Agile Education by Scrum Inc. and helps organizations worldwide discover better ways to delight their customers. He is also a Lean-Agile Procurement and Management 3.0 trainer. He holds an "Executive Certificate in Management and Leadership" from the Sloan School of Business at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


  • Day 1 - Scrum/Agile
  • Day 2 - XM and engineering practices and patterns

The course includes stories and examples from top companies like:

  • Haier
  • Tesla Motor
  • Space X
  • Saab Aeronautics

And detailed case studies covering:

  • How to start the first team
  • How to scale up with multiple teams on multiple locations
  • How to scale beyond the company with vendors and partners
  • How to deal with multiple teams working on multiple projects
  • How to extend agility in production

Topics include presentations, small group discussions, practical exercises, and questions and answers. The content will be tailored to the attendees’ interests during the class.

What do recent participants say about Peter Stevens?

Participants are enthusiastic! Net Promoter Score from October 2013 to April 2014: +63%! (Read more about my commitment to top quality courses!). Here's a selection of recent comments:

Scrum Product Owner Roles

Interactive learning helps you genuinely understand Scrum

Scrum Product Owner Training. Create an analogue version of the product you wish to create.

Creating an"analogue version" of a cool new product -- yours!

Take home many "A-Ha!" moments as you figure out why Scrum works the way it does!

Take home many "A-Ha!" moments as you figure out the why of Scrum!

You'll leave the course with clear ideas on what & how to improve!

You'll leave the course with clear ideas on what & how to improve!

  • Experienced trainer, well-working course, good food for thought¨ -- Roland Lüthi in Zürich, August 2018
  • I thought the class size, room and hotel worked really well. Along with the materials I feel like I received value for money all things considered. -- Richard Kearney in Zürich, July 2018
  • It was an amazing class. I learn a lot about scrum. -- Meera Kaneswaran in Zürich, June 2018
  • Thanks peter ! You are a great mentor, I wish to connect with you in future. -- Rahul Rajpal in Delhi, April 2018
  • Great organizing and outstanding expert. -- Naveen Shekar in Bangalore, April 2018
  • Thanks for a great 3 days - money and time well spent! -- participant in Zurich, March 2018
  • Thank you for these amazing three days. -- Stefan Steiner in Zurich, March 2018
  • I learned A LOT in these three intense days! It was well organized and the program was very diversified. I found the exchanges with the pairing partner very helpful for the learning process. Thank you, Peter! -- participant in Bern, January 2018
  • I enjoyed the course and feel its time well invested.-- participant in Zürich, February 2018