Certified Scrum Product Owner

Duration: 
2 days
Codes: 
PBPSCPO
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Overview

About the Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) certification

DDLS offers certification and training in Scrum Product Owner and ScrumMaster through a third party.

Please contact DDLS for information on private course availabilty and pricing.

The Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) is one of the most sought-after and globally recognised Agile certifications, governed by the peak industry body, the Scrum Alliance. Home to the largest network of professional Scrum practitioners in the world, the Scrum Alliance applies the most stringent trainer certification process in the industry to ensure that you receive truly world-class Scrum training.

About the course

The Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) training is an engaging two-day course designed to immerse you in Scrum's fundamental principles while also offering a wide range of highly practical tactics, techniques and tips that work in the 'real world'. This interactive course features a blend of activities, exercises, in-depth discussions and presentation segments to ensure that all learning styles are engaged.

This globally recognised certification comes with a two-year Scrum Alliance membership, giving you unique access to a growing community of Scrum practitioners. In addition, you will receive a complimentary copy of Scrum Shortcuts Without Cutting Corners, the latest book in the 'Mike Cohn Agile Signature Series'.

An abridged, one-day version of this course is available for private teams. Please see the course outline linked at right or enquire for more information.

Audience

Business analysts, product managers, Human Resource specialists, in addition to anyone practising Scrum, can benefit from understanding the role of the Product Owner. The Product Owner on a Scrum team is typically the individual who works closest to the "business side" of the project; charged with prioritising the backlog to satisfy the stakeholders.

Skills Gained

  • Understanding the business benefits of Scrum
  • Understanding the cost of delay and minimal viable products
  • Vision creation templates and considerations
  • Agile requirement techniques including User Stories and Behaviour-Driven-Development techniques
  • Requirement mapping techniques & planning releases
  • Understanding scope-boxed and time-boxed releases
  • The creation of meaningful User Roles
  • Quantitative prioritisation techniques including Kano Analysis and Relative Epic Weighting
  • Effective Product Backlog refinement and understanding the Definition-of-Ready
  • Defining key exit criteria – the 'Definition of Done'
  • Relative estimation and longer-term forecasting
  • Release tracking metrics and charts
  • Product Owner operational engagement patterns within Sprints

Prerequisites

Important Course Information Important Course Information Course Preparation: Course Preparation:

  • The Scrum Guide will be emailed to students for pre-course reading.
  • A Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) leads this course.
  • In-person, on-time attendance, and full participation is required for the CST to recommend you to the Scrum Alliance for certification.

In-person, on-time attendance, and full participation is required for the CST to recommend you to the Scrum Alliance for certification. Exam Information: Exam Information:

There is no Scrum Alliance or Learning Tree exam.
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Course Outline

  • Introducing Agile Principles
  • Defining Agile values and principles
  • Contrasting Waterfall and Agile product development philosophies
  • Confronting the challenges of adopting Agile
  • Creating a cross-functional team
  • Defining the Scrum Framework

Embracing scrum

  • Defining the core Scrum Framework
  • Core Scrum team, artefacts and ceremonies

Adapting traditional business process to Scrum

  • Applying core Scrum Values
  • Leveraging checks and balances
  • Scrum Ceremonies and Artefacts

Defining the core scrum artefacts

  • Creating the Product Backlog
  • Implementing the Sprint Backlog
  • Defining the Definition of Done
  • Developing potentially shippable product increment

The core scrum ceremonies

  • Product Backlog
  • Sprint Planning meeting
  • Daily Scrum
  • Demonstrating products in Sprint Reviews
  • Participating in the Sprint Retrospective
  • Defining the Product Owner Role

Becoming accountable for product success

  • Holding the product vision and strategy
  • Integrating Agile and Waterfall Teams
  • Estimating product scope and delivery

Communicating throughout the organisation

  • Engaging Stakeholders, customers and end users in product development and delivery
  • Developing positive and strong working relationships with Scrum teams
  • Tracking, managing and communicating through the right Agile metrics
  • Building your Product Backlog

Creating a product vision

  • Leveraging your customers and users
  • Distinguishing between product vision and product strategy
  • Articulating clear and measurable outcomes
  • Validating and revising your product vision through research
  • Constructing a cover story or vision box

Building and refining the Product Backlog

  • Building the Product Backlog
  • Continuously refining and ordering the Product Backlog
  • Turning ideas into action

Prioritising the Product Backlog

  • Ranking Product Backlog item priority at the release, product and project level
  • Utilising MoSCoW and other prioritisation techniques
  • Applying the Pareto principle to release planning
  • Identifying high-priority items for sprint planning
  • Owning the Product Backlog

Developing the Product Backlog

  • Evolving product requirements with stakeholder engagement
  • Developing products with progressive elaboration
  • Defining appropriate acceptance criteria

Refining the Product Backlog

  • Sizing user stories, features and epics
  • Estimating business value through relative measurement
  • Continually refining and reordering your Product Backlog
  • Developing a Product Roadmap

Planning for long-term product success

  • Comparing Agile product release strategies
  • Adapting to changing requirements
  • Focusing on continuous program, product/project improvement

Refining product delivery

  • Comparing iterative and incremental delivery
  • Facilitating frequent product release

Exam

Participants who complete the course successfully will be designated Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO). This Certification includes a one-year membership in the Scrum Alliance, where additional materials and information is available exclusively to CSPO's

If you would like to have Scrum training delivered in-house then please contact us directly or visit our in-house training section.

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