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Great live virtual class

John managed to deliver a great remote session breaking the distance barriers and making us all feel like we were in the same room. The information was clear and easy to follow and the real life examples provided by John from his own experience are making the theory so much easier to digest. I left the course with a great list of videos to watch and book to read, it was a complete experience.

PSM II with John Coleman

I have participated to the Scrum.org PSM II training with John in June 2020. John was extremely professional in making sure that the training would take place virtually, despite COVID and lockdown. John is extremely knowledgeable in SCRUM and other Agile methodologies and his training was very interactive and insightful. I particularly appreciated the fact that John does the extra mile to ensure his students are well trained to pass the certification exam, providing extra coaching as required. I strongly recommend John for Agile trainings.

Training with John Coleman was super!

Training with John Coleman was a great experience! Very good teaching assistance, even going beyond the timing initially scheduled, and very open to discuss situations that I was bringing up from my personal experience. Super preparation for the exam. I highly recommend.

John Coleman - PROFESSIONAL SCRUM WITH USER EXPERIENCE course by Scrum.org

I've attended the PSU course with John Coleman. John is an inspiration, an excellent trainer. He is a very well connected professional who has extensive experience with Agile concepts. I highly recommend him for his unique setting for the training, real-world examples/advice, and great follow up material after the two-day course was complete. It was a great experience, and I am planning to bring up everything I've learned in my day-to-day!

Great workshop!

It was a great 2 days workshop. I have learnt so much within the given limited time as someone with no background at Scrum. John was patient, answered all the questions thoroughly and explained everything in details. I was up to speed in no time, and nailed assesments right away. I recommend this workshop by John to anyone who wants become a product owner.

PSPO/PSUX/PSK1 /PSM 2training in Bucharest Nov 2019

Excellent training course -great combination of theory and real world/life practical examples. Objectives of course clearly outlined at the start and no veering off in a tangent for example enough lets move on ELMO etc...great use of working in teams and group dynamic - encouraging individual and team creativity...recommend doing this scrum training course....

Scrum.org PSU with John Coleman

Attended the Scrum.org PSU course with John Coleman. John is an excellent trainer, highly recommended, unique setting for the training, real world examples/advice and great follow up material when 2 day course was complete.

John Coleman Review: 2-Day PAL-E Training

I thoroughly enjoyed my 2-day PAL-E training with John Coleman, even though it was changed to a fully remote session due to COVID-19. Amidst the pandemic, John was very proactive in communicating and organizing beforehand in order to remain flexible and adapt to the needs of all of his students. Though there are disadvantageous to online workshops, John's training was very organized and used a wide variety of tools to maximize value with very few technical challenges. John was very attentive to the group and frequently touched base to ensure that the pace and language worked for non-native speakers, and that our expectations were being met. He is obviously very well read and extremely knowledgeable about Scrum, Agile, and a wide range of topics/leaders related to these frameworks. I truly enjoyed that he focused on providing us with tangible, actionable tools and resources that add immediate value, rather than purely focusing on preparing us to pass a test. We were able to cover valuable, relatable topics that weren't part of the template syllabus, and Mr. Coleman even went above and beyond to provide additional touchpoints free of charge to help us prepare for the exam. Thank you for all of your support and extra time!

John's PSPO I training on 2-3 March '20

I really enjoyed John's course - well-structured and with a good content. Our PSPO I (fundamental) 2 day "journey" was a good mixture between case studies, classroom learning and group discussions /exercises. Well done, knowledge transfer up to the point! Highly recommend John's training's, whether you are just starting your agile world journey or if you are already experienced, we can always learn more.

Great Agile leadership remote training with John

I had the chance to attend John's Professional Agile Leadership training. Although it was my first experience with remote training, it was a very valuable experience, as John makes the training very efficient with his deep knowledge and pedagogy. I have found this session to be very valuable for me. Therefore, I would definitely not hesitate to participate in another of John's sessions in the future, whether it is on line or face to face .

PAL-E training

The content of the PAL-E course is really interesting, it adds a lot of value to the PSM training. Also John Coleman is a great teacher. He is like a living book and loves to share his knowledge. He also provides a lot of example from his experience. I fully recommand his course.

Great experience

John is an inspiration. Was my first hands on training remotly - Professional Scrum with UX - and it was much better that I was expected. I loved the Lean UX canvas, it was the confirmation that I'm in the right path, on my daily work. I hightly recommend John as a PST because of his expertise with UX, it's not everyday I find a non UX person with his mindset. It was really a great experience.

Great Virtual Scrum.org training!

Great virtual training with John Coleman. He is so patient and full of experience to share with us! I do strongly recommend his trainings.

John takes training his students to the next level

John takes training his students to the next level. He takes a personal interest in growing people who have attended his classes long after they have completed the course. I was fortunately enough to have attended John’s Professional Agile Leadership Essentials which was packed with John’s real-world experiences to support the course material. John provides a unique learning style and also provides post classroom mentoring sessions and access to a vast amount of useful material to help people cement what they have learned. I highly recommend that people join one of John’s training sessions, whether they are just starting on their journey in the agile world or if they have years of experience, you can always learn more.

John takes training his students to the next level.

John takes training his students to the next level. He takes a personal interest in growing people who have attended his classes long after they have completed the course. I was fortunately enough to have attended John’s Professional Agile Leadership Essentials which was packed with John’s real-world experiences to support the course material. John provides a unique learning style and also provides post classroom mentoring sessions and access to a vast amount of useful material to help people cement what they have learned. I highly recommend that people join one of John’s training sessions, whether they are just starting on their journey in the agile world or if they have years of experience, you can always learn more.

PSM II training 2020

John is super available, super detailed and extremely experienced and handsome. He does not delete any kind of training event even if there is only one attendee. He likes very much what he does and you can see it and feel it in every activity done. Strongly recommended to anyone who wants to find someone who can give guidance and provide knowledge about the agile world.

PSM II Training

I recently completed a two day PSM II training course with John and got a lot out of it. I was the only attendee which made me nervous at first but John made the sessions relaxed and it also meant he was able to tailor it my current situation which was really beneficial for me. I would definitely recommend one of John's courses to others.

Great course, well structured with good content.

I really enjoyed the two-day course we had with John Coleman. It was notable how much experience John has in the area of agile methodologies as he had a number of great work-life examples to illustrate a lot of the theory he was teaching. I found the course touched on a lot of great points on how a PO should work both within scrum and other methodologies. Some of the extra materials and reading provided by John I found to be very helpful. I found there were a lot of takeaways from this course that I could implement into my day-to-day work.

John is a great scrum trainer and coach

John is one of the few Professional Scrum Trainer’s who believe in giving back to the community by helping, supporting and grooming future agile coaches and trainers. I am extremely thankful for his mentorship and guidance. Thank you John.

Very good course held by a real professional

Participating in the Professional Scrum Master II 2 days course was a very good decision. I had the opportunity to learn new things, to remember or clarify some aspects which either I forgot or which I was simply applying in a wrong way. John has done a very good job not only because he involved us continuously in different games but also because he bravely managed a conflict inside the group of participants. I'm a very difficult to satisfy person but John managed to keep my focus active during both days. The logistic was very good and I'm very pleased with the results after participating to this course. Thank you John !

PSM II & Liberating Structures -- Excellent

On November 16-17 I had PSM II classes with John Coleman. There was a lot of practical exercises for Scrum Masters, new experiences and conflict solving techniques. I loved the training really much! John is very good coach!

PSM II Training in Sofia

Along with the new things that I have learned, the training was very useful for me as a validator for my current knowledge and a place to share my experiments with the experienced person like John. Thank you so much for your time, effort and attention.

PSM II - John is an excellent trainer!

John is an excellent trainer! I was sad when the 2 days of the PSM II training ended because I enjoyed it so much. He dedicates a lot of time to create materials for his training and he has a lot of knowledge regarding Agile and Leadership. What I've learned there and in the calls that followed the training changed the way I interact with people not only at work but also in my personal life. Thank you John!

A lot of value in the 2 days of PSM-II training

Attended PSM-II in Bucharest this year. It helped me ace the exam and more importantly it enables me to help my teams shed the myths of basic scrum and start the journey to an advanced scum practice centered around a truly self-organized scrum team. At the same time it enables me to support my Siemens division to continue on the path of adopting agile. There was a lot of value in those 2 days.

John is a great coach

John is a great coach, patiently teaching and mainly concentrating on real life experience. He also tries to approach individually to each member of class, even though it is very challenging.

It was one of the best trainings that i have participated

It was one of the best trainings that i have participated. John is a very good trainer and is very involved in teaching others.

A lot of value in the 2 days of PSM-II training

Attended PSM-II in Bucharest this year. It helped me ace the exam and more importantly it enables me to help my teams shed the myths of basic scrum and start the journey to an advanced scum practice centered around a truly self-organized scrum team. At the same time it enables me to support my Siemens division to continue on the path of adopting agile. There was a lot of value in those 2 days.

John's Less Basics course is a must have for anyone that wants to introduce Less within his/her organization

John's Less Basics course is a must have for anyone that wants to introduce Less within his/her organization. John did a great job presenting us the main features of the framework, gave us all the reasons for why Less might be a very good choice for us while in the same time supplied a rich set of tools and techniques that can be used during the adoption process. The training is not limited to Less, but also covers to a good extend the most used agile frameworks out there. On this part, John used his extensive experience to provide us with enough information so that we can better understand the agile ecosystem and be able to extract the meaningful knowledge from each system. Overall, i recommend John's training for people migrating to an agile world as well as for people that are already working with an agile framework but looking to see what other options are available or simple to upgrade their knowledge on their framework of choice.

Certified LeSS Basics

I recommend John Coleman, He is a great coach, and a incredible person. If you have a chance to catch him, on a conference, attend it, you will not regret it

Certified LeSS Basics

I attended the LESS Basics training with John Coleman having high expectations. I was delighted to see that John raised the bar over what I wanted to achieve. We went not only through LESS basics principles, but we reviewed SCRUM ( a nice refresher on the day before workshop). On the day we compared frameworks and different approaches. We went in depth of LESS and all was explained in plain English. I congratulate myself to choose this training with John in Bucharest. He has the skills and a natural approach on passing knowledge to Scrum Masters and Developers alike. Will definitely go to the next level of LESS as I found it's utility in large scale organizations.

PSM I - Thanks for all the learning and hints, can't wait to meet again in Cluj again:)

Awesome! We had a lot of fun and now I am not only prepared for the PSM I and II, I received insides for PSK, Nexus and LeSS as well. Thanks for all the learning and hints, can't wait to meet again in Cluj again:)

PSM I - very intense, interactive and fun! I strongly recommend it.

The PSM I course was very intense, interactive and fun! I strongly recommend it. All your questions will be answered. :)

PSM I - Excellent course and instructor

John is very knowledgable and friendly, he is willing to answer all your questions and gives you all the support you need!

PSK - Excellent trainer/coach

Excellent trainer/coach. First day was tough and I found it difficult to digest but all becomes clear on day two. Great patience from John!

PSK - Learned some great techniques and clarified many points

John was very thorough going through SCRUM values. He got us all up to speed before starting the course with exercises based on current experiences. Learned some great techniques and clarified many points I was uncertain about regarding SCRUM.

PSM I - Great two days training with John.

Great two days training with John. Did not expect this course to be so full on so have come away with a lot of different mental models and a reading list. A lot of my questions were answered and I've definitely got a better understanding. Would thoroughly recommend

PSK - Engaged from the first til the last minute

Engaged from the first til the last minute. Even going the extra mile by setting up follow ups with all participants in the trainings

PSK - Excellent training

Excellent training content, supported with numerous examples, videos, games and fun atmosphere. John has a fantastic presence and an ocean of relevant practices to support the material. John recommended this course for us after our initial chat and now I could say it was the most suitable one. Thank you, John, for the extra time you dedicated as well and looking forward to stay connected!

PSK - John's style was easy to apprehend, full with practical real life examples. He was delivering the topics with nice humor and loads of patience.

I am very inspired to grow my knowledge and experience practicing Scrum and Kanban(and whenever possible Nexus and LeSS) in my daily work with teams. John's style was easy to apprehend, full with practical real life examples. He was delivering the topics with nice humor and loads of patience. Kept the attention of the audience to its maximum.

PSM I - really learnt a lot!

He taught me a lot, in a really effective, interactive way. Really enjoyed my 2 day Scrum Course. He provides support not just during the course, but also afterwards. Fantastic communicator!

PSM I - Excellent trainer with a wealth of commercial experience

I attended the Professional Scrum Master course in Manchester at the start of June. The course was fantastic and full of great content. John is an excellent trainer with a wealth of commercial experience and knowledge. He made the course interactive, fun and covered quite a bit of extra material. I thoroughly recommend the PSM course to anyone considering using the SCRUM framework in future and also to existing SCRUM masters who want to refine and better their knowledge.

PSM I - A really good course but intense with a lot of information to absorb.

I attended the professional scrum master course in Manchester at the beginning of June. John made the training interactive, shared relevant experiences to bring the theory to life. A really good course but intense with a lot of information to absorb. I would recommend this course for anyone who wants to understand Agile and the Scrum framework. Post course support has continued to be good.

PSPO - I attended John's PSPO trainin and I was impressed with both his story telling competence as well as the way he have real life examples mapped to the theory that we discussed.

I attended John's PSPO trainin and I was impressed with both his story telling competence as well as the way he have real life examples mapped to the theory that we discussed. He did a great job in delivering information in a very short amount of time; and the best thing is that the information was laid out in such a manner that you remember make sense of it. I also appreciate his dedication in helping his students after the training too, by providing support materials and one on one support.

PSPO - You really see John cares for what he does.

I attended John's 2 day training on PSPO 1 in Bucharest. It was a real pleasure to attend the class which was a very good mix of theory, practical examples and interactive exercises. John's way of presenting and keeping the audience engaged on the topic was a big plus. The materials provided after the course and also the 4 zoom calls were extremely helpful for me to nail down the PSPO I exam. You really see John cares for what he does.

PSPO - Excellent teaching & training skills, I like his sense of humor, wonderful story teller.

Excellent teaching & training skills, I like his sense of humor, wonderful story teller. I appreciate the fact that he made himself available for preparing us for the final assessment (zoom calls)

PSPO - it was one of the best training experience I ever had, really helping me to further my understanding of this framework and my position as a PO.

I was part of the PSPO I training held by John Coleman. This took place over two days and it was one of the best training experience I ever had, really helping me to further my understanding of this framework and my position as a PO. John has an excellent way of communicating and engaging with the trainees while also making sure he tailors the experience based on the audience's needs. The course itself is followed up by regular calls focused on exam preparations + a lot of useful material sharing.

PSPO - I can say that I've learned a lot regarding my role (PO) and all that is needed to add values to my work

I attended a two days training & preparation for PSPO (Professional Scrum Product Owner) exam with John Coleman in Bucharest and his class delivered exactly what I was looking for: - a lot of exercises related to a PO role and SCRUM framework that helped me understand the topics that were discussed - Examples, stories and short movies related to each important subject added even more clarity to the outcome of the discussed topic - the pace was excellent, we were able to complete each exercise and be happy with our results At the end, I can say that I've learned a lot regarding my role (PO) and all that is needed to add values to my work: - I have a deeper understanding of SCRUM values and pillars - I understand what a PO mindset truly is and how to focus on delivering value - I know how to use and document lean, business & values proposition canvases helping me generate a better User Story Map that can be easily created to be focused on value - The cherry on top for this class was an introduction to EBM (Evidence Based Management) which I highly recommend to be studied by any SCRUM team member

LeSS Certified LeSS Basics (CLB)

I attended a one day LeSS Certified Basics training taught by John Coleman. John, is an excellent trainer and has a ton of suggestions for what to read and where to go to solve problems. Some major takeaways from the training for me were - Systems Thinking, Monte Carlo Simulation tool, Cynefin Framework, just to name a few. The follow-up to the course my peer Scrum Master and I have had quite a few zoom calls with John to discuss relevant questions about our enterprise as we are implementing Agile etc. Fantastic investment and industry connection, highly recommend this training.

PSM I - plenty of current real life stories and examples.

Great course. John is a very knowledgeable, enthusiastic who delivers high energy and fun training With plenty of real life stories and examples.

PSK - I learned a lot from his teaching.

John is patient and has a calm, helpful and knowledgable approach to his coaching. I learned a lot from his teaching.

PSPO

Complete satisfaction with John's lesson. I can just suggest to anyone who is interested in Scrum Product Ownership.

PSK, mentoring - Really enjoyed learning from John

Really enjoyed learning from John He is very focused on helping you to solve your problems. Plus the fact that he is opened to any agile frameworks helps a lot.

PSM I - Course was interesting, informative & provided practical ways to incorporate into my day to day activities

Course was interesting, informative & provided practical ways to incorporate into my day to day activities

I really enjoyed John's PSM II course,

I really enjoyed John's PSM II course, i got a lot of exposure to thought leaders in different area such as system thinking, team dynamics to name a few, and also first hand experience of Liberating Structures. The class was participant driven, John facilitated it really well, which meant that we learned by doing, as we collaborated with other participants on the course. I would recommend to a friend.

PSPO - John is an excellent coach and works hard to keep his students engaged and listening through the sessions.

John is an excellent coach and works hard to keep his students engaged and listening through the sessions. I really appreciate his effort on customizing the classes such that each student has something of value to take away from the course. I would highly recommend him as a coach anywhere.

Excellent work on PSU(x), John!

I really enjoyed John's PSU 2 days course. The class was participant driven, John facilitated it really well, which meant that we learned by doing, as well as collaborating with other participants on the course. I would recommend it to a friend.

PSM II & PAL-E - It was just excellent.

It was just excellent. He even adopted the course on the first day to cover desires and needs of the participants on the second day. The course was very practical, not just boring slides. The topics that were not covered because of lack of time, ware covered in online meetings after that.

PSK, PSM II, PSPO, PSU - Excellent interactive training good balance of theory and hands on work and real life work

Excellent interactive training good balance of theory and hands on work and real life work Company scenarios explained along the way. Highly recommended., difficult to find any room for improvement in any area.

PSM II, PAL-E - his interactive training supported our Engineering Managers in better understanding the Agile approach.

John delivered Professional Scrum Master II and Agile Leadership - Essentials, customized training program for Paysafe. This interactive training supported our Engineering Managers in better understanding the Agile approach.

PSK, PSM II - John's scrum.org classes are great from my point of view...

John's scrum.org classes are great from my point of view. Besides the excellent learning opportunity on the subject matter, John's acute focus on ensuring everyone is engaged and able to contribute, voice concerns and receive answers to questions during the classes provided me with opportunities to witness and learn what excellence in training delivery looks like. My deepest thanks.

PSM II & PAL-E - John is just an amazing trainer, coach and person...

John is just an amazing trainer, coach and person. We have so much to learn from him, that I wish the training was 5 days and not just 2.

PSK, PSM II - Very good mixture of theory, experiences and exercises.

Very good mixture of theory, experiences and exercises.

PSM II - excellent training by John

excellent training by John - Thank you John for one of the best trainings I have ever attended and supporting me in passing not only the PSPO-I but now also the PSM-II

PSM II - John is a great tutor with a great personality

John is a great tutor with a great personality. I really enjoyed the class and learned a lot from him. The training was very involving and focused on learning and understanding rather than just passing the exam. I can only recommend John and I will for sure myself visit further courses of his, as well as ask him to be my tutor :)))

PSM II & PAL-E - Excellent command over the training

It was a privilege having John amongst us. The only thing that might have been better is having more time in order to further benefit of his immense experience

PSU

Awesome course

Best learning facilitator -John Coleman

So glad and thankful for an opportunity to have John Coleman as my learning facilitator.The classes he was giving,were so informative and inspiring.Just within 3 days of his very consistent, passionate and fun workshop,I was able to absorb so much knowledge about the Scrum....After what have made me feel even more influenced towards becoming a skilled Scrum Master....Therefore my personal note for those who wish to just memorize the Scrum guide,look elsewhere.But if your goal is to learn the actual skills of becoming a quality Scrum Master,I highly recommend John Coleman as your learning facilitator.

PAL-E - Feedback on John Coleman

Enjoyed learning process with John so much! He is a great trainer, very knowledgeable, experienced, professional, caring, passionate about adding value thru teaching, coaching and mentoring. Thank you John snd looking forward to learn more from you!

PSM II - John Coleman Scrum Training

Very good & thorough trainer. Keeps things interactive and interesting throughout.

PSM II - Top rating for a top trainer

Really enjoyed learning from John and the support given on my journey in Scrum!

PAL-E, PSK, PSPO, PSM II, PSU, CLB - Wonderful breadth and depth in leadership and agility

Wonderful breadth and depth in leadership, Kanban, Scrum, Lean UX and scaling

PAL-E, PSPO - Praising of the Master

Who is John Coleman for me and many of my friends? He is a legend! He is the wisdom! He is the true inspirer!

LeSS Certified Basics Training

I attended a one day LeSS Certified Basics training taught by John Coleman. John, is an excellent trainer and has a ton of suggestions for what to read and where to go to solve problems. Some major takeaways from the training for me were - Systems Thinking, Monte Carlo Simulation tool, Cynefin Framework, just to name a few. There has been follow-up to the course as well over the span of a few months. My peer Scrum Master and I have had quite a few zoom calls with John to discuss relevant questions about our enterprise as we are implementing Agile etc. Fantastic investment and industry connection, highly recommend this training.

PSPO I Training

I was part of the PSPO I training held by John Coleman. This took place over two days and it was one of the best training experience I ever had, really helping me to further my understanding of this framework and my position as a PO. John has an excellent way of communicating and engaging with the trainees while also making sure he tailors the experience based on the audience's needs. The course itself is followed up by regular calls focused on exam preparations + a lot of useful material sharing.

PSPO training & exam preparation course

I attended a two days training & preparation for PSPO (Professional Scrum Product Owner) exam with John Coleman in Bucharest and his class delivered exactly what I was looking for: - a lot of exercises related to a PO role and SCRUM framework that helped me understand the topics that were discussed - Examples, stories and short movies related to each important subject added even more clarity to the outcome of the discussed topic - the pace was excellent, we were able to complete each exercise and be happy with our results At the end, I can say that I've learned a lot regarding my role (PO) and all that is needed to add values to my work: - I have a deeper understanding of SCRUM values and pillars - I understand what a PO mindset truly is and how to focus on delivering value - I know how to use and document lean, business & values proposition canvases helping me generate a better User Story Map that can be easily created to be focused on value - The cherry on top for this class was an introduction to EBM (Evidence Based Management) which I highly recommend to be studied by any SCRUM team member

PSPO - Insightful training, great storytelling and Real life application of theory

I attended John's PSPO training this weekend and I was impressed with both his story telling competence as well as the way he have real life examples mapped to the theory that we discussed. He did a great job in delivering information in a very short amount of time; and the best thing is that the information was laid out in such a manner that you remember make sense of it. I also appreciate his dedication in helping his students after the training too, by providing support materials and one on one support.

PSPO - Excellent!

John is an inspirational trainer who caters to all levels and is a top expert in his field. He is clearly passionate about what he does and is incredibly generous with his expertise.

PSPO - Inspirational trainer

a minute ago John is an great trainer! He is an inspiration for everyone interested in agile! His passion for agile is what makes him amazing at his work! I cannot wait to attend more trainings organized by him

Excellent PSK class and assessment preparation

I attended a two-day Professional Scrum with Kanban training conducted by John Coleman in London. The class itself was fun, interesting and very much new to learn. We went through all of the relevant PSK content, did simulations and John took time to answer all of our questions. The class and after class preparation for the PSK assessment were excellent as there were additional links to relevant and interesting blog posts and videos and free coaching calls with John. Would recommend the Class and John Coleman as teacher anytime!

Professional Scrum with Kanban in Sofia

Engaged from the first til the last minute. Even going the extra mile by setting up follow ups with all participants in the trainings.

Professional Scrum with Kanban in Sofia

This training came just on time for me and the projects I am involved at the moment. Content, supporting videos, games and presentation were great. Thank you John!

PSK - Very good and practical content

Very good and practical content. Impressed by innovative and participant-oriented approach to presenting. Great use of training material, videos, practical exercises and real-life examples, that made the course more engaging and interesting. The only downside, I think the overall course structure wasn't well communicated, as I couldn't track the progress. Overall, extremely satisfied and totally recommend it.

Great PSK course with great trainer

This was great. Presentation, style, content, knowledge. I’ll be back!

Agile for the tax function in a big 4

I work in the VAT department of a big 4 in Switzerland. I joined the PSK training in London recently, we were a small group, however quite challenging in terms of objectives and expectations. I am relatively new to the agile environment, however with scrum and kanban pratices in place with my team. My goal for the training was to gain best practice examples on how to run agile better in a non-agile working environment (tax). John was not only extremely patience to me at explaning concepts, theories, etc. in a very easy way, but he also managed to support my understanding of the theory to translate it into something useful and practical to my team. John has so much practical experience and I know I can contact John whenever I have a question; which I really appreciate. I would recommend his trainings to anybody. Thank you very much John!

PSK - Agile for the tax function in a big 4

I work in the VAT department of a big 4 in Switzerland. I joined the PSK training in London recently, we were a small group, however quite challenging in terms of objectives and expectations. I am relatively new to the agile environment, however with scrum and kanban pratices in place with my team. My goal for the training was to gain best practice examples on how to run agile better in a non-agile working environment (tax). John was not only extremely patience to me at explaning concepts, theories, etc. in a very easy way, but he also managed to support my understanding of the theory to translate it into something useful and practical to my team. John has so much practical experience and I know I can contact John whenever I have a question; which I really appreciate. I would recommend his trainings to anybody. Thank you very much John!

PAL-E - Thank you John

John is of all the trainers the most knowledgeable and practiced I met after attending several Scrum courses at Scrum.org and Scrum Alliance. With ease, he built strong and positive relationships with our class. His support during and after the class is extraordinary, way beyond expectations. He adapted his teaching style to his trainees with great facility and professionalism. With his passion and experience in Scrum and Agile Leadership he enthuses his students and makes learning a pure joy. John is a role model as a Scrum Trainer and Agile Leadership Professional. Highly recommended!

PAL-E - Excellent trainer!!

John Coleman is an excellent trainer and coach. His commercial experience is invaluable as he is able to give real life examples where he has applied a new method or process which has created successful outcomes. I would have no hesitation recommending John.

PSM I - Great content, trainer and mentor

I had a pleasure of being a part of the 2 day PSM 1 course in Dublin at the end of February 2019. My thoughts below: The course is intensive and relaxed at the same time. John is a great trainer who knows how to keep high energy levels during the course. He frequently asks questions and give you business challenges and videos to get you thinking. It is a hands on workshop explaining insights of the scrum rules. Theory supported by many practical, real life examples so you can apply them immediately to make your team even better. You leave the course motivated with head full of practical ideas and valuable lessons drawn from John's own experience. If you need John also offers a few mentoring calls which adds to the overall value of the course. I highly recommend John's PSM course and cannot wait to the next one.

PSM I - Excellent beginners guide to Scrum

I attended John's 2 day Professional Scrum Master course at the end of February and I would highly recommend the course. I myself have worked on a Scrum team for nearly 3 years and left the course with a whole new understanding of what Scrum actually is. I learnt a lot in those 2 days which I can now bring back to my day job and implement in my future career, in the hope to improve processes for my team and company. John is an excellent teacher and has a wealth of knowledge and understanding, drawing on his past experiences to put things in to perspective.

PSM II - Great mentor

John offered to mentor me, free of charge. I wanted to take the PSM II after a fantastic PSM I Course he did. He was very helpful giving me really great tips & going through the type of questions. I learnt a lot about the Scrum Master role from these sessions. I then decided I wanted a Scrum Master (with no experience) & John provided the best advice for the interviews. 3 interviews later I have the job. I can’t thank him enough. Johns passion, knowledge & his desire to help people learn more & better themselves is next to none. I can’t recommend him enough. Thanks John!

PSM II - PSM Manchester

John offered to mentor me, free of charge. I wanted to take the PSM II after a fantastic PSM I Course he did. He was very helpful giving me really great tips & going through the type of questions. I learnt a lot about the Scrum Master role from these sessions. I then decided I wanted a Scrum Master (with no experience) & John provided the best advice for the interviews. 3 interviews later I have the job. I can’t thank him enough. Johns passion, knowledge & his desire to help people learn more & better themselves is next to none. I can’t recommend him enough. Thanks John!

PSK - Excellent training

Excellent training content, supported with numerous examples, videos, games and fun atmosphere. John has a fantastic presence and an ocean of relevant practices to support the material. John recommended this course for us after our initial chat and now I could say it was the most suitable one. Thank you, John, for the extra time you dedicated as well and looking forward to stay connected!

PSK training with John Coleman

Outstanding lecturer! This was one of the most intensive and meaningful trainings I have ever attended. Highly recommended for anyone with passion to deliver value in their field of expertize.

John is one of the great natural educators in the complex world of software delivery.

I've known and worked with John on and off for twenty plus years and have always been struck by one overriding quality. John is one of the great natural educators in the complex world of software delivery. He comes at it from the point of view of someone who has been an innovator and an innovative developer. He's lived through all the transformations we've experienced over the past 25 years. Having seen what can go wrong he has the calmness and good sense to teach people what they need to know to make sure they get things right.

PSM1

Great two days training with John. Did not expect this course to be so full on so have come away with a lot of different mental models and a reading list. A lot of my questions were answered and I've definitely got a better understanding. Would thoroughly recommend

PSM Course

Had a great time on the PSM course with John in Manchester. Interactive & fun & covered lots of extra material. He makes sure you are ready for not only the sssesment, but your journey becoming a Professional Scrum Master. His passion & knowledge is truely inspiring. I would definitely recommend this course with John. No doubt I’ll be back for the PSM II. :)

PSM1 Manchester.

John was very thorough going throw SCRUM values. He got us all up to speed before starting the course with exercises based on current experiences. Learned some great techniques and clarified many points I was uncertain about regarding SCRUM.

PSK1 Course with John

Undertook the 2 Day PSK1 course with John last week which ultimately I found hugely helpful and really well constructed. There is an awful lot of material to go through, and towards the end of Day 1 I was wondering what on earth I had let myself in for. However, by entrusting John to make it all fall in place, midway through Day 2 the light bulb came on and I feel it has been fantastic. Only reserved the 1* as I'm yet to take the assessment!! John's delivery style was very easy to take on board and his use of pragmatic analogies and examples was excellent. John also inundated us with additional resource, suggestions, videos, blogs etc to really get stuck in to which will be really useful to help supplement the learning. The ONLY thing I would come away with slightly unsettled by was the revelation during the course that we need to buy a specific book to help make the course understandable. The cost of the book ultimately isn't a huge amount but it begins to feel like the slippery slop of upselling etc. etc. The book could quite easily be absorbed as a cost of the course. Maybe that's just the Yorkshireman in me. All being said I really hope to be able to meet up with John again at another course in the near future. Cheers John !!

Awesome!

Awesome! We had a lot of fun and now I am not only prepared for the PSM I and II, I received insides for PSK, Nexus and LeSS as well. Thanks for all the learning and hints, can't wait to met again in Cluj again:)

Professional Scrum Master

Really good course with John, covered a lot of material in 2 days in order to get ready for PSM1 / 2. Recommended.

PSM I

Excellent course and instructor, John is very supportive and is there to answer all your questions !

PSM 1 Training

Did the PSM 1 training with John, it was a great experience refreshing my SCRUM toolset

PSM I

The PSM I course was very intense, interactive and fun! I strongly recommend it. All your answers will be answered. :)

Feedback for John Coleman from Octavian Recean (ref LESS training 17-08-2018)

I attended the LESS Basics training with John Coleman having high expectations. I was delighted to see that John raised the bar over what I wanted to achieve. We went not only through LESS basics principles, but we reviewed SCRUM ( a nice refresher on the day before workshop). On the day we compared frameworks and different approaches. We went in depth of LESS and all was explained in plain English. I congratulate myself to choose this training with John in Bucharest. He has the skills and a natural approach on passing knowledge to Scrum Masters and Developers alike. Will definitely go to the next level of LESS as I found it's utility in large scale organizations.

John's LeSS Basics course

John's Less Basics course is a must have for anyone that wants to introduce Less within his/her organization. John did a great job presenting us the main features of the framework, gave us all the reasons for why Less might be a very good choice for us while in the same time supplied a rich set of tools and techniques that can be used during the adoption process. The training is not limited to Less, but also covers to a good extend the most used agile frameworks out there. On this part, John used his extensive experience to provide us with enough information so that we can better understand the agile ecosystem and be able to extract the meaningful knowledge from each system. Overall, i recommend John's training for people migrating to an agile world as well as for people that are already working with an agile framework but looking to see what other options are available or simply to upgrade their knowledge on their framework of choice.

I recommend John Coleman

I recommend John Coleman, He is a great coach and an incredible person. If you have a chance to catch him, on a conference, attend it, you will not regret it

PSM course

I really enjoyed the PSM course from scrum.org that I attended. John was great; he share part of his experience with us and made referrences to books and various videos. By the time you finish the course, you have a clear image of what scrum is from the theory perspective and ideas that you want to try and see how you can improve your own scrum team.

Great PSK course in Bucharest

Excellent talks on enhancing SCRUM with KANBAN. Really nice forecasting models one can use.

Great content, great experience

I liked the class, I’ve never felt completly lost or confused. It is a great experience and a good quality of the information learned, for sure it can be reused in my projects. The interactions and the study cases are carefully chosed, they make you reconsider the things you think you know. Great overall experience!

Excellent LeSS course

John's LeSS course was excellent! John's style is very engaging, with many interactive exercises, learning techniques and valuable discussion. I found the LeSS basics course a really useful way to get an introduction to some of the concepts and bring LeSS to life a bit more for me. Would highly recommend this course, and John, to anybody looking to improve their knowledge of LeSS.

Professional Scrum with Kanban Training was PHENOMENAL!

This class was one of the best training classes I have ever attended. It moves quickly, keeps you engaged, and best of all, you leave the class with additional tools and skills you can immediately use to lead change with your teams. This is a class that I would recommend for any organization that is currently on an Agile journey or transformation. Excellent trainer. Excellent class.

Definitely Worth Attending

This course is very hands on and that is what clicks for me. It was very valuable to our IT infrastructure team. We were using a Kanban board, but now it is better suited for transparency into the work. We just used the new board for PI planning. We received compliments on how it made the process easier to understand and shortened the meeting.

Great course and instructor!

I took the PSK course in May 2018 and it was one of the best courses I have taken so far. John was great with the flow of the class and adjusted to our needs to enable us getting most out of the course. I loved the exercises and games that helped us learn concepts in an effective way. I would highly recommend this class and John is one of the best to teach this class!

PSK Cork

Cracking course, two very complimentary learnings explained simply with great practical examples

Professional Scrum with Kanban

John is a brilliant facilitator and instructor. The course itself provides a great blend of practical workshops and well paced theoretical content. I 100% recommend this course.

PSK

Excellent course, John's use of videos, tailoring to the company and interactivity really made it

PSK - Professional Scrum with Kanban

Excellent course delivered by John Coleman for a team of 21 IT people in Musgrave in Cork. Great active simulations and learning by doing as opposed to theory overload. A lot learnt and a lot to digest to go back to the office to dwell on and implement.

PSK

Fantastic, I learned a lot.

video testimonial

John Coleman has such huge breadth and depth that he brings into class. John is an active practitioner at scale, and he answered all of our questions really well. I really enjoyed John's PSM class in London.

Pre-Certification Mentoring

John mentored me ahead of taking the Professional Scrum Master (PSM) , Professional Product Owner (PSPO) and Scaled Professional Scrum (SPS) certifications.    He has a true depth of knowledge around these subjects along with a great way of getting the learning across which builds confidence by linking with what you already know.  I particularly appreciated John's "outcome focussed" approach, with some really helpful heuristics on how to approach answering some of the more tricky questions.   I got 100% on my PSM I at the first attempt thanks to John's help - I can't think of a better recommendation :-)
Thanks John!

Great start to a new journey

John was fantastic in explaining the concepts of the scrum framework and ho it applied in the real world. A lot of interactive exercises and open discussion allowed attendees to form the foundation of knowledge to pass the PSM I exam. Would recommend.

Making sense of LeSS!

Great 3 days with Jurgen and John on the Certified LeSS Practitioner training course! Jurgen's real life experience with implementing LeSS shone through and made the content come alive with real examples, not just a theory trainer, he has actually been fighting in the trenches!

More with LeSS

I got a lot out of this course and would definitely recommend it. Jurgen and John helped make it an engaging and enjoyable experience. I particularly enjoyed the Systems Modelling techniques. Thanks guys!

The quality of people at Scrum.org, the depth of experience brought into class

The quality of people at Scrum.org, the depth of experience brought into class underpin the rating. The Scrum and... tools such as Monte Carlo, limiting work in progress to improve cycle time, and User Story Mapping really brought this course to life. 

Future Scrum Master

Had a great time at the two day Professional Scrum Master course in Dublin - plenty of lessons to take away and implement back at the office. The structure of the training course was well set out by John with a good balance of theory and activities.

Bottom Line

Taking this course with John Coleman was exciting and straight to the point.  I was able to get to bottom line messages and important items as you go.

Great interactive course

Very interactive course with John in Jan 2018. Loads of great examples to explain principles and concepts. The two days fly by with loads of interactive content

Product Backlog Refinement workshop

We really enjoyed the couple of days and it went way beyond my expectations, it was great to see that everyone was so willing to change and we all wanted the same thing

Scrum Master to be

I’m still buzzing from the course it was brilliant and I really feel I found something I will love as much as I have loved being a PM.