get your tech team to hyper-productivity

upgrade your skills for a role on an agile tech team

certification for every member of a multi-disciplinary agile team

rhubarb studios

rhubarb studios provides the resources needed to build technology for startups and enterprise. We're solving real problems with cool technology and smart people.

cauri has been creating technology for 25 years. Over the years he has taught entrepreneurship in London and Paris. He designed the General Assembly product course in LA and taught GA product and UX instructors, occasionally guest lectures at UCLA.

cauri has done targeted Agile transformation, coaching and repair for medium and large enterprises as well as runs consultancy workshops for these blue chip clients

cauri also runs rhubarb studios in downtown Los Angeles, which has launched 16 startups in the last year and consulted on many more. cauri acts as entrepreneurial and agile coach for many of these startups and for the studio at large.

cauri often publishes blogs and comments on all aspects of entrepreneurship including investment, product, design, business and team building. He invests in tech and lives & breathes product and loves to pass on that knowledge.

about your instructors

Agile certification for coaches and teams - tools and tactics for an effective, innovative and happy tech team

course details

what people are saying

$1,600 (includes iPad)

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scaling agile

  • What is Agile?

  • The Agile manifesto and how to apply it

  • Different Agile methodologies: Scrum, Kanban, XP

  • How Agile scales in an organisaiton

  • How Agile works with UX, Lean and human-centered design

  • Backlog management tools (JIRA, Pivotal Tracker, Mingle, Trello)

  • Burndowns and other metrics

  • Tracking velocity

  • Release schedules

  • Epics

  • Definition of ready (DoR) and definition of done (DoD)

  • Continuous delivery

  • Test-driven development

  • Pair programming

  • Writing user stories

  • Story mapping

  • Iterative wireframing (basics)

  • Estimation

  • Stand-ups

  • Retrospectives

  • Story grooming

  • Iteration/sprint planning meetings

  • Demos

  • Workshops

  • Workbursts

  • Design studios

  • Applying learnings from retrospectives

  • Agile budgeting

  • Agile governance

  • Agile companies

  • Balanced teams



get certified in Agile 

setting up

  • Agile team members and what they do

  • Setting up the physical space

  • Defining the flow of an Agile week

Ryan has been creating businesses for 12 years. He has founded 4 companies and advised 15 more to get off the ground - the most successful of which, Raft, was acquired in 2014. He is most passionate about running Agile teams and the product development process of starting new companies.

Ryan is a co-founder of rhubarb studios in downtown Los Angeles, which has launched 16 startups in the last year and consulted on many more. He acts as an entrepreneur in residence at the studio, coaching founders and their teams in lean, agile and design thinking to create validated products that users love.

Ryan writes on aspects of entrepreneurship including product, team culture, innovation process and founder stamina. He loves sharing the knowledge gained over many successes and failures. Ryan is driven by the philosophy: “why let others create the world for you, when you can build it yourself?”

This course will teach you everything you need to know to set up, run and work on a successful agile team.

  You get an iPad which you will load up with apps and resources during the course.

cauri jaye

Ryan Prust






years of experience


graduated students


portfolio companies


agile teams trained


product manager at Disney

agile coach at Riot Games

Theron James

Will Rogers


what you'll learn


 "Cauri provided our team with inspiring and innovative thinking as well as visionary leadership. He throughly understands how to enable Agility and high performance teamwork in a technology organization and how to bring out the best in an organization."

" I implemented some of the AGILE principals taught at rhubarb studios to optimize our team's work week. This immediately resulted in higher productivity and increased team moral. I value the AGILE techniques taught at rhubarb, because they are team focused. "

Info session

Startup DTLA, Wells Fargo tower

7:00 - 8:30 PM Tuesday, 19th July

Meet the course instructors, discover what you'll learn, and find out former student success stories.

7th, 8th and 9th of October, 2016
Friday/Saturday/Sunday, 10am to 4pm