Certified Scrum Product Owner
Though each CSPO course varies depending on the instructor, all Certified Scrum Product Owner courses focus on Scrum from a product owner's perspective. Graduates will receive the CSPO designation. All CSPO course are taught by Certified Scrum Trainers.
The Certified Scrum Product Owner course is a 2-day course introducing the concepts of agile business leadership using the Scrum methodology. Successful participants will become Certified Scrum Product Owners, a first step in the journey towards this more adaptive form of business leadership. This course is based on 23 years of industry experience, including nearly 10 years of experience in the role of Product Owner/Agile Customer and teaching/mentoring others in this role.
Prepare participants to effectively participate on projects using Scrum and to assume the Product Owner role.
Format:<font>The courses is primarily exercises and discussions with some lecture to define terms and concepts. Ample time will be available to learn from real experiences on real projects from the instructors experience teaching coaching Scrum teams. </font>
11-12 Aug 2008
Courtyard Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile
PMPs can claim 14 PDUs for this course.
· What problem are we trying to solve?
· History of software improvement approaches
· History of Scrum
· Comparing Scrum with "Traditional" approaches
Values and Principles of Agile and Scrum
· Role of values in Agile organizations
· Examples of Agile value systems
· Manifesto for Agile Software Development
· Declaration of Interdependence
Roles & Responsibilities
- Delegating and Product Owner Proxies
- Building the Stakeholder Community
Succeeding in the role of Product Owner
Good and Bad Behavior
Tales from the Trenches
Guiding the Project
The Product Backlog: User Stories and other approaches
Determining what is valuable
Release Planning; Minimal Marketable Feature, Alignment to Stakeholders
Guiding the Sprint
- Preparing for a Sprint
- During the Sprint: Attendance; What to look for; Linking stakeholders to the team; Reacting to change and new information
- Observing an effective Scrum Team
- Sprint Review: Participation, Evaluating Results; Leading the Stakeholders; Acceptance of the Deliverable
- Sprint Retrospectives: Attendance, Helping the Team
This course is targeted to the following audience(s):
This course is designed for team members and managers involved in projects who may assume the Product Owner role. Typically the Product Owner is a product manager, business analyst, or business sponsor. In large organizations, it is recommended that Directors who oversee IT projects or functional areas also participate.