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Fri, 01 Dec


Online, self-paced

Designing Agile Ecosystems - self-paced video course

This online course lets you embark on a journey to master the fundamental principles of Org Topologies™. This course is a video-based program that consists of about 25 lessons with a total of approximately 3 hours of running time.

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Designing Agile Ecosystems - self-paced video course
Designing Agile Ecosystems - self-paced video course

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01 Dec 2023, 00:00 CET

Online, self-paced

About the event


Org Topologies™ is a framework-agnostic visual approach to communicate the direction of organizational development for digital product development and beyond. Come and learn with us.


Language: You will learn to use the visual language of Org Topologies™.

Goal: This toolset will help you assess, design, and sustain the direction of your organization's development.

Practical: Case studies, experience reports, and exercises help you master these org design mapping techniques.

Adaptivity: This course will help you to leverage your organization's adaptivity.


This course will help your organization to stay relevant for its customers in the long run. Alexey Krivitsky and Roland Flemm, creators of Org Topologies™, will show you how to apply Org Topoplogies™ maps to assess and improve the design of your development organization. The material contains exercises and guidance on how Org Topologies™ can be applied to drive real change.

Format: Self-paced online

Instructors: Alexey Krivitsky & Roland Flemm

Course length: 25 video lessons and exercise videos

Total runtime: ~3 hrs

Approximate time to invest: ~1 week of daily self-paced education

Recommended reading: Org Topologies™ Primer


Chapter 1: Focus on Agile Ecosystem Design


  1. Introduction
  2. Frameworks and the power or Org Topologies™
  3. The two Agile waves
  4. The Axes on the map
  5. The startup
  6. The Scale-up
  7. Systemic change 
  8. The Y-level archetypes
  9. Summary and Questions

Chapter 2: Assessing and Designing Agile Ecosystems


  1. Identifying teams on the map
  2. Mapping techniques
  3. Studying Ecosystems
  4. Improving Ecosystems
  5. Mapping SAFe
  6. Mapping Team Topologies
  7. Mapping more frameworks
  8. Six enablers of business agility
  9. Three steps to drive your change
  10. Summary and Questions

Chapter 3: Dependencies & Productization


  1. Ecosystem dynamics
  2. Three types of dependencies
  3. Dealing with reciprocal dependencies
  4. Dealing with sequential dependencies
  5. Dealing with pooled dependencies
  6. Horizontal Scaling techniques
  7. Vertical Scaling techniques
  8. What is Productization
  9. Practices of higher archetypes
  10. Higher archetypes and hybrid work
  11. Case studies
  12. Summary and Questions

Chapter 4: Dealing with Stickiness and Transformations


  1. What is stickiness in org design
  2. Paradigm shifts
  3. Mapping examples
  4. More case studies
  5. Mapping special archetypes
  6. Scrum Mastery & Product Ownership 
  7. Designing transformation options
  8. Applying Org topologies
  9. Further learning
  10. Summary and Questions
  11. Closing


1. Video Course

  • access all videos 
  • practice on your own
  • share a Slack channel with other students doing this course

2. Video Course + Q&A call with the authors and community

  • access all videos
  • practice on your own
  • share a Slack channel with other students doing this course
  • join a Q&A call with the authors of Org Topologies™ plus the active community members to answer your questions in Zoom


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"This training has proven extremely valuable in assessing our progress on our agile journey. An engaging and interactive workshop, where we collectively explored and discovered  new insights."


"Thank you so much for igniting/ boosting my inspiration to continue coaching organizations."

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"For me OrgTopologies™ concept brought new light and joy into scaling conversations and I would highly recommend it for any organization no matter how far they are on their agile journey."

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"Highly recommended! This training shows the disadvantages of how organizations tend to scale and the pitfalls of a framework approach... It shows the way in the transformation journey towards the perfection state of high adaptivity and innovation, with tips and tools to move from working as a group of teams to working as one team (of teams)."

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