• Felix Rüssel

    Management Consultant

    Language(s): German, English
  • Brief profile

    Felix Rüssel has gained vast experience in applying Lean & Agile methods since 2004 and leading huge Lean-Agile transformations. Since 2014 he is working as a Management Consultant for KEGON AG, until 2022 in the role of a Managing Partner for the KEGON Academy where he is responsible for the strategic development of our training business.
    Felix was one of the first in Germany to apply the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and since 2013 supported several large enterprises implementing SAFe. He was the first Scaled Agile Framework Practice Consultant (SPC) and the first SAFe Release Train Engineer (RTE) in Germany. He is also one of the first SAFe® Practice Consultant Trainers (SPCT) in Germany. He has a degree in Computer Science and a degree in Economic Engineering.
    Felix is focusing on the optimization of product development processes and strategic portfolio planning according to lean & agile principles. He strives to improve the communication between business departments and product development units.

    • Agility in large companies (agile@enterprise™, SAFe®)
    • Agile Product Management
    • Lean Portfolio Management
    • Introduction of SAFe theory and practices
    • Role based coaching and workshops on Lean & Agile practices
    • Transition and change management
    • Requirements analysis and -management
    • Optimization of product development processes


    Date Training Language Price (Net) Places available
    [Bitte das Element in "" übersetzen:] Book

    23.07.2024 – 26.07.2024

    SAFe® Release Train Engineer (RTE)

    Remote 08:30 – 18:00 h

    German 2.750 EUR 2.550 EUR 14 Book

    Preparation and delivery of standard trainings of Scaled Agile Inc., design, preparation and delivery of customer-specific trainings and workshops in the context of several SAFe transformations. Training delivery in person and via virtual classroom/remote.

    • Line management coaching incl. Executive level workshops
    • Scaled Agile Framework, Agile und Lean training, coaching and consulting
    • Implementing of a new agile delivery organization („Agile Release Trains“) incl. adaption to a customer context with global distributed delivery units (teams)
    • Training & coaching the internal experts (SPCs, RTEs, Product Owners)
    • Support for PI Planning Meetings preparation, execution and postprocessing with more than 150 attendees from Europe, Asia and South America
    • Product Management and Product Owner consulting in terms of structuring and handling of demands

    • Trainer and consultant for the Scaled Agile Framework, Agile and Lean
    • Coach for the Release Train Engineer and the Line Management incl. Workshops for Executive Level
    • Execution of Value Stream Workshops and Design of the Process Organization
    • Establishment of new agile delivery organization ("Agile Release Trains") incl. adaptation to customer context with globally distributed teams and organizational units
    • Support in the preparation, execution and follow-up of PI Planning Meetings with more than 150 participants, partly with several globally distributed locations
    • Support in setting up further implementations/hubs/organizational units
    • Consulting Product Management and Product Owner with regard to structuring and handling the demands

    • Training the top managers of the entire group in the basics of SAFe®
    • Identification (value stream analysis), design and implementation of new agile delivery organization ("Agile Release Trains") S
    • Support in establishing a Lean Portfolio Management

    • Trainer and consultant for the Scaled Agile Framework, Agile and Lean
    • Coach for the Release Train Engineer and the Scrum Master in the agile teams
    • Support in preparation, implementation and follow-up of PI/Release Planning Meetings with more than 100 participants
    • Conduction of various trainings and workshops for different customers, mostly with a focus on the Scaled Agile Framework, Product Ownership and organizational issues

    • Coaching of Scrum Master and Product Owner, teaching the basics of agile methods and practices
    • Coordination of the consultant colleagues and consolidation of the results from the pilot projects