Overview The Certified Scrum Product Owner course is a 2-day course introducing the concepts of agile business leadership using the Scrum methodology. Successful participants will become Certified Scrum Product Owners, a first step in the journey towards this more adaptive form of business leadership. This course is based on 23 years of industry experience, including nearly 10 years of experience in the role of Product Owner/Agile Customer and teaching/mentoring others in this role.
Audience This course is designed for team members and managers involved in projects who may assume the Product Owner role. This is often a product manager, business analyst, or business sponsor. In large organizations, it is recommended that Directors who oversee IT projects or functional areas also participate.
Prerequisites Participants must be knowledgeable on Scrum by reading one of the Scrum books or other self-study. A basic knowledge of Scrum is assumed. Experience on a Scrum project is desirable.
Goals Prepare participants to effectively participate on projects using Scrum and to assume the Product Owner role.
Format The course is primarily exercises and discussions with some lecture to define terms and concepts. Ample time is available to learn from real experiences on real projects from the instructors experience teaching coaching Scrum teams.
Certification Taking a Certified Scrum product Owner course designates you as a Certified Scrum Product Owner.
This designates that you have been introduced to the basic concepts you
need to perform as a Product Owner on a Scrum Team.
History of software improvement
History of Scrum
Comparison of Scrum with traditional approaches
Values and Principles of Agile & Scrum
Role of values in Agile Organizations
Manifest of Agile Software Development
Declaration of Interdependence
Roles & Responsibilities
Delegating Product Owner responsibilities
Building the Stakeholder Community
Succeeding in the Role of Product Owner
Good and Bad Behavior
Case Studies of Real Product Ownership
Guiding the Project
Product Backlog: User Stories and other approaches
Determining what is valuable
Expressing the Vision
Release Planning and Forecasting
Guiding the Sprint
Preparing for a Sprint
Supporting the Sprint: Attendance, what to look for, what to do
Observing an effective Team
Sprint Review: participation, evaluating results, leading the stakeholders, acceptance of the deliverable
Sprint Retrospectives and Helping the Team
Courses are provided both as public, open enrollment courses or on-site, private courses. Public courses provide a way for a small number of people to be trained and expose the attendees to the concerns and experience of other students from different companies. On-site courses provide the lowest price per student and allow the course to explore any topic without concern about disclosure outside the company.
On-site Courses For on-site courses, please contact us.
Public Courses Oobeya Group offers public courses in Chicago Chicago courses are taught at local hotel conference facilities and can be purchased though this website.