Learn the secrets of the most successful Scrum Product Owners
What if you could feel confident that your product backlog holds just the right details at the right time?
The best Product Owners know how to make that happen every day. And you can learn their secrets in Agile For All’s two-day Certified Scrum Product Owner® workshop.
Discover how you can quickly figure out where to start, get feedback fast, and recognize what to do next. Explore a new way to think about complexity. Gain the ability to identify early value and mitigate risk—even on large projects—as you become a more effective Product Owner for any Scrum team.
Come prepared to participate! Instead of death-by-PowerPoint, Agile For All’s brain-friendly training style means you’ll dig deep into a real-world project, learn by doing, and practice your new skills.
You’ll find out how to harness complexity and change for your advantage. You’ll see how to build learning into your projects. And you’ll uncover new ways to communicate effectively with your team and stakeholders.
With successful course completion, you achieve the designation of Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Product Owner®.
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Course Topics & Learning Objectives
Take advantage of our industry experience and immerse yourself in the major skillsets and practices you need to succeed as a Scrum Product Owner. Throughout this CSPO course, you’ll:
By the end of our time together, you’ll be able to:
Define good Product Ownership and illustrate that definition with examples from your own experience
Explain the Scrum Framework with emphasis on the Product Owner’s role in it
Explain why things are predictable sometimes and not others—and how to tell the difference in advance
Explain the seven Lean Disciplines and what they have to do with effective Product Ownership
Describe how to structure work for a project or product to benefit from change
Write a clear Product Vision statement
Use Feature Mining to find a first slice of a big idea (such as a project or new product) that will produce early value, learning and/or risk mitigation
Write clear, valuable user stories
Slice big user stories into small ones
Structure a product backlog to have just the right amount of detail at the right time—not too early or too late
Forecast a release (date/scope) over a product backlog and account for risk
Who Should Attend
This course is for you if:
You’re Product Owner on a struggling project and want to find your smartest next step FAST
You’re Product Owner for an IT team with multiple systems and diverse stakeholders and you need tools to make everybody happy while maximizing value for your organization
You have a big idea for a new product or project but you don’t know where to start
You’re a ScrumMaster who wants to help your Product Owner be more effective in their role
You’re making the transition from traditional product management to an agile approach
Professional Development Units (PDU) for PMPs
Project management professionals can get 14 PDUs for this CSPO course. All CSPO courses from Agile For All are taught by Certified Scrum Trainers. Successfully completing a CSPO course and accepting the license agreement designates you as a Certified Scrum Product Owner and indicates you’ve been introduced to and understand the basic concepts needed to perform as Product Owner on a Scrum team.
About the Course Facilitator
Steve Spearman is a Trainer and Agile coach with over 30 years of experience in corporate software development settings. In his last corporate role, he was the sponsor for his business unit’s transition to Scrum. Steve is a Certified Scrum Trainer® (CST) with great passion for Scrum but who is pragmatic enough to engage with you at different levels of transformational maturity. Steve’s varied experience as an engineer, architect, project manager and leader at Bell Labs, Lucent, Avaya and Cisco systems helps him relate to your real world transformational challenges. Steve’s other certifications include:
Our Denver, CO-based Agile For All business-to-business training and coaching group hosts the exciting annual Humanizing Work, an advanced training event exclusively for Agile for All alumni.
Onsite Courses & Training
Bring this training into your organization! Agile For All comes to you with onsite training workshops by some of the top Scrum Alliance Certified Enterprise Coaches and a Certified Scrum Trainers. For information about private workshops, group discounts or questions, contact us or call 303-766-0917.
What Participants Say
“This course presented a variety of techniques and skills to help me become a better Product Owner. The subject matter was directly applicable to my role.”
“The hands-on and interactive design of this training helped me learn how to apply the knowledge gained.”
“Very engaging instructor – great use of examples and humor gets points across.”
Just 4 days to CSPO and CSM Certification – Save $200!
“FastTrack” your Agile skills and receive both Certified Scrum Product Owner® and Certified ScrumMaster® training at this location in only 4 days. Find out how to get our FastTrack discount by emailing [email protected] or calling 303-766-0917.
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