This two‑day workshop will empower you with in‑depth knowledge of Scrum and its application to complex project problems. You will earn the Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) designation awarded by the Scrum Alliance; the most widely recognised network of agile software development professionals in the world.
You will gain direct experience with creating, managing and prioritising business initiatives using the Scrum framework. Through direct experience and deep understanding of Scrum, you will have confidence to apply the techniques effectively in your particular project situations.
Learn how to:
The aim of this course is to provide you with a deep understanding of the differences between traditional business analysis and project management approaches and the approaches advocated by the authors of the Manifesto for Agile Software Development and its proponents. The course places special emphasis on working with distributed teams, software quality and technical excellence. The concepts are explored through hands-on simulations where you can test the ideas in a controlled environment.
Practice creating shared project goals and company vision
Explore company values essential for innovation
Practice stakeholder facilitation techniques
Explore customer-supplier collaboration techniques
Apply estimating, planning and project tracking techniques
Practice requirements gathering and business analysis skills
Gain insights into team motivation, agile contracts, risk management & organisational change
- Myths about Scrum and their impact
- The Scrum Framework and its origins in Complex Product Development
- The role of the Product Owner during:
- Sprint Planning
- Daily Scrums
- Sprint Reviews
- Sprint Retrospectives
- Creating a Shared Vision
- User Story myth busting
- Story Mapping
- Other topics depending on the group may include:
- Team Motivation
- Collaborative Techniques such as Behaviour Driven Development
You'll be learning alongside existing and potential product owners, Scrum Masters, developers, DevOps teams, Scrum teams, managers of every stripe, BAs and others who are interested in migrating their organizations to Scrum or boosting their existing Scrum efficiency.
This course requires courage, an open mind and focus. This course is for beginners as well as for experienced practitioners. Both will benefit from the simulations and first-hand experience with product development.