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In-Person Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)

Our two-day Certified Scrum Product Owner training course provides a comprehensive and in-depth training in Scrum theory and practice, taught by a Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Trainer.

Our in-person classes are designed to be highly interactive and engaging, combining live discussion with a creative use of interactive online collaborative technologies, videos, small-group discussions, interactive quizzes, mini-case-studies and lots of time for question-and-answer.

The course includes coverage of the following topics:

  • The Agile Manifesto
  • The Scrum Framework
  • The 5 Scrum Values (Commitment, Focus, Openness, Respect, and Courage)
  • The 5 Scrum Events (Sprint, Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospective)
  • The 4 Scrum Roles (Scrum Team, Scrum Master, Product Owner, Developers)
  • The 3 Scrum Artifacts (Increment, Product Backlog, Sprint Backlog)
  • The 3 Scrum Commitments (Product Goal, Sprint Goal, Definition of Done)
  • Writing Agile requirements with User Stories
  • Product Backlog Refinement
  • Defining and estimating value: Linear and Fibonacci
  • Techniques for prioritizing the Product Backlog: ROI / MoSCoW
  • Agile project estimation, including Velocity and Relative estimation
  • Techniques for relative estimation: Planning Poker
  • Techniques for estimating velocity: Historical / Proxy Project / Simulated Sprint / Best-Case + Worst-Case
  • Estimating fixed date and fixed scope projects
  • Release models: All-at-once / release train / release every Sprint
  • Minimum Viable Product
  • Definition of Done and managing project risk
  • Strategies for splitting Product Backlog Items: Workflow Steps / Business Value / Simple-Complex / Positive-Negative / Investigate-Implement
  • Managing requirements change while still delivering on schedule and within budget
  • Release Backlog and Release Burndown Chart
  • 7 Strategies to responding to behind-schedule projects

Attendees who are PMI® PMP®'s are eligible for 14 PDU's. ("PMI", "PMP", and "PMI Agile Certified Practitioner" are registered marks of Project Management Institute, Inc.)