Jimmy Janlén and Joakim Sundén both have long experience from working at Spotify and have been involved in developing several of the concepts of “the Spotify Model”. In this newly developed course they invite you to take a look under the hood to really understand Spotify’s culture and way of working. You will explore the underlying principles as well as go into specific practices and mechanisms that will inspire you and help you to improve your organization.

During the course Jimmy and Joakim will cover topics such as…

  • The history of Spotify
  • How to build great autonomous teams (a.k.a. Squads)
  • Organisational structure to support the squads (Chapters, Tribes and Guilds)
  • The Spotify Rhythm & OKRs (Cross team, strategic business alignment and prioritization)
  • Team and Tribe leadership
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Competence and development frameworks
  • Culture, principles and values
  • How Scrum, Kanban and XP fits into the Spotify culture
  • Think It, Build It, Ship It, Tweak It – The Spotify Product Development Framework
  • Sharing and spreading knowledge
  • Transparency and communication
  • Challenges, lessons learned and failed experiments

Read more about the course here