Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) is an in-depth two day immersion into the world of Agile Product Management. The class is full of practical, real world techniques, which can be implemented immediately at your workplace. This class will allow your organization to enjoy the many advantages Scrum has to offer. Hands-on exercises demonstrate key concepts and let you experience the benefits of Scrum firsthand.
Who should attend?
Product Managers/Business Analysts
IT Leadership (Managers/Directors/VPs/CIOs/CTOs)
Anyone interested in learning the benefits of Scrum
Class Learning Objectives:
As a CSPO class participant, I want...
To explain Scrum’s history, so that I can better appreciate Scrum.
To explain the importance of having team values, so that I can understand how the team has
agreed to work together.
To list situations where using Scrum is appropriate, so that I can better understand why
Scrum will benefit my organization.
To describe the Scrum framework, so that I can clearly comprehend the Scrum process.
To describe the roles and responsibilities in Scrum, so that I can understand who does what.
To select a product, so that I can have a real-world example to base the class exercises on.
To demonstrate how to create a product vision statement, so that I can establish a guiding
light for the product, with the help of my stakeholders.
To demonstrate how to create a product roadmap, so that I can chart a class for the team
and help build consensus with my stakeholders.
To demonstrate how to establish user roles and personas, so that I can ensure that I don’t
miss an important stakeholder’s business need.
To explain how to seed a product backlog, so that I can quickly establish enough backlog
items so that the team can start sprinting.
To demonstrate how to write user stories, so that I can clearly articulate the who, what, and
why behind each backlog item.
To list how the team will relatively size backlog items, so that I can factor-in implementation
complexity, when I assess the overall priority of a backlog item.
To demonstrate how to quickly assess business value, so that I can establish an initial
priority for the backlog items in my product backlog.
To explain how to tell a good user story from a bad one, so that I can create a better product
To list several ways to prioritize my product backlog, so that I can determine what is the best
approach for the situation at hand.
To list and explain the key meetings in Scrum, so that I know what is happening, before,
during, and after each sprint.
To demonstrate how to track team progress, so that I can make more informed prioritization
decisions and forecast possible release dates.
To list and explain the additional meetings recommended for Scrum, so that I can improve
the overall efficiency of the Scrum process.
To demonstrate how to play product box, so that I understand the key features that my
customer(s) want(s) in my product.
To list areas where we might get into trouble, so that I know what to look out for as my
organization implements Scrum.
An open forum to discuss challenging questions about Scrum, so that I can utilize the
collective intelligence of the class participants to brainstorm creative ways to solve
Learn while not being bored and having fun
Retain more information because of our unique hands-on approach; based on the latest
research into brain science
Be entertained by stories from our real-world experienced and knowledgeable instructors
Maximize investments already made by gaining valuable Professional Development Units
Increase your personal worth within your company and in the marketplace
Easy to use reminders of Scrum
Printed class manual
Scrum reference card
Thumbdrive loaded with; articles, class exercises, whitepapers, etc...
A two year membership to the Scrum Alliance
The Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) designation (upon successful class completion)