Certified Scrum Product Owner

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Description

This course is full of practical, real world techniques that you can implement immediately at your workplace. You will gain a better understanding of all of the advantages Scrum has to offer in your organization. Hands-on exercises demonstrate key concepts and let you experience the benefits of Scrum firsthand.

Audience

  • Technical professionals associated with product specification, design, development, and testing
  • Product managers and business analysts
  • Functional managers, operational managers, and directors
  • Project sponsors
  • IT managers, directors, vice presidents, CIOs, and CTOs
  • Anyone interested in learning the benefits of Scrum for product management

Learning Objectives

  • Properly align your development efforts around building the highest business value features first
  • Effectively and efficiently incorporate new insights into the product during the project lifecycle Seed a product backlog to quickly establish enough backlog items
  • Demonstrate how to write user stories to clearly articulate the who, what, and the how
  • Relatively estimate backlog items to factor in implementation complexity
  • Quickly assess business value and establish an initial priority for the backlog items in your product backlog
  • Key meetings in Scrum to verify what is happening, before, during, and after each sprint
  • Determine a good user story from a bad one and create a better product backlog
  • Ensure that the right features are being implemented for the right reasons at the right time
  • Demonstrate how to track development team progress and make more informed prioritization decisions and forecast possible release dates
  • Gain organizational trust and improve your team's reputation for on-time and on-budget delivery by setting them up for frequent successes
  • Rapidly respond to changing market conditions and increase customer satisfaction and time-to-market delivery

1. Introduction

  • Where Do You Stand
  • Standing Survey
  • Learning Objectives

2. Scrum's History

  • Origins of Agile and Scrum
  • Agile Umbrella
  • Agile Manifesto
  • Market Share
  • Scrum Alliance

3. Scrum Usage

  • Think and Write
  • Types of Work
  • Defined Process Control
  • Empirical Process Control

4. Values

Scrum Leadership Based on Five Values

5. Scrum Framework

  • Scrum Process
  • Agile and Scrum Concepts

6. Roles and Responsibilities

  • Team
  • Product Owner
  • ScrumMaster
  • Pair Share

7. Scrum Simulation

8. Product Vision

  • Create a Compelling Vision Statement to Guide Your Team

9. User Roles and Personas

  • User Roles
  • Personas

10. Backlog Seeding

  • Product Backlog
  • Iceberg

11. User Stories

  • Documenting Product Backlog Items
  • Acceptance Criteria

12. Relative Estimation

  • Complexity of Implementing a Specific Backlog Item
  • Planning Poker

13. Assessing Business Value

  • MoSCoW Rules

14. Ceremonies in Scrum

  • Sprint
  • Sprint Planning "The What"
  • Sprint Planning "The How"
  • Daily Scrum
  • Sprint Review
  • Sprint Retrospective

15. User Story Writing Workshop

  • Good vs. Bad User Story
  • INVEST Criteria for Good User Stories
  • Best Practices

16. Advanced Prioritization

  • Priority
  • Kano Analysis
  • Financial Models
  • Advanced Prioritization Techniques
  • Fire Fighting
  • Pair Share

17. Tracking Team Progress

  • Velocity
  • Burn-Up Charts
  • Burn-Down Charts
  • Information Radiators
  • Scrum Boards
  • Beat the Clock

18. Additional Ceremonies

  • Product Road-Mapping
    •  Company Milestones
    •  Market Timing
    •  Technology Architecture
  • Product Road Map Example
  • Release Planning
  • Cadence
  • Release Plan Example
  • The Planning Onion
  • Backlog Grooming
  • Estimating
  • Pass that Question

19. Product Box

20. Areas to Watch

  • Gaining Consensus
  • Technical Debt
  • Definition of "Done"
  • Abnormal Sprints
  • Scrum "Buts"
  • Scrum Smells

21. The Scrum Caf� or Open Space Technologies