Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)

Scrum is an Agile software development framework. Work is structured in cycles called sprints, iterations of work that are typically two to four weeks in duration. During each sprint, teams draw from a prioritized list of customer requirements (AKA product backlog), called user stories, so that the features that are developed first are those of the highest value to the customer. At the end of each sprint, a potentially shippable product is delivered.

Scrum defines three roles: Scrum Team, Scrum Master and Product Owner.

The Product Owner has a unique and critical role covering the following responsibilities:

  • Definition of the features of the product
  • Decision about the release date and content
  • The profitability of the product (ROI)
  • Prioritization of the features according to market (business) value
  • Adjusting features and their priority every 30 days, or as needed
  • Acceptance or rejection of the work results.

The course officially certifies participants as Certified Scrum Product Owners (CSPO) by the international Scrum Alliance organization.

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Course Curriculum

 

Introduction to Scrum & Agile

  • Agile manifesto
  • Artifacts
  • Ceremonies
  • Visibility
  • Roles and responsibilities

Your role as product owner

  • Creating and grooming of the product backlog
  • Release planning
  • Sprint planning
  • Sprint review
  • Sprint retrospective
  • Tracking the project’s status (Metrics & reporting)
  • Handling more than one team
  • Handling a portfolio level

Cracking the mystery of the product backlog

  • Agile Planning
  • Agile estimation
  • The creation of the right User stories
  • INVEST in your backlog
  • Creating & Prioritizing business value user stories (themes, epics)
  • Communicating with the customers and stakeholders

Planning

  • Ideal estimate vs. relative estimates
  • Handling fixed date planning
  • Handling fixed scope planning

Advanced product owner abilities

  • Choosing the right projects (pick your own fights)
  • Agile contracts
  • Handling distributed teams
  • Brooks’ law
  • Conway’s law

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