In the Certified Scrum Product Owner® (CSPO) certification course, you will get the understanding of Agile and Scrum, as well as the specific skills necessary to become a successful CSPO.
The students will be able to:
- Understand and describe the Scrum basics (the Scrum Glow, the core components of the Scrum framework and the Scrum vocabulary).
- Describe and define the Roles and Responsibilities in a Scrum based team, particularity the role of the Product Owner.
- Understand why there is no project manager and no agile product manager.
- Understand the importance of having the product vision as an overarching goal and how the vision can be shaped.
- Understand the relationship between vision and product roadmap.
- Accurately estimate the backlog.
- Define and understand the product backlog and its essentials – DEEP (Detailed appropriately, Estimated, Emergent, and Prioritized).
- Prioritize the product backlog
- Understand the goal of release management.
- How to collaborate during Sprint planning.
Module 1: Introducing Agile Principles
- Define Agile values and principles
- Contrast Waterfall and Agile product development philosophies
- Confront the challenges of adopting Agile
- Learn to set up cross-functional Agile teams
Module 2: Defining the Scrum Framework
- The core Scrum framework, team, artifacts, and ceremonies
- Applying core Scrum Values
- Leveraging checks and balances
Module 3: Scrum Ceremonies and Artifacts
- Create a Product Backlog
- Implement a Sprint Backlog
- Develop potentially shippable product increment
- Organize Spring Planning meetings and Daily Scrums
- Demonstrate products in Sprint Reviews
- Participate in the Sprint Retrospective
Module 4: Defining the Product Owner Role
- Develop a product vision and strategy
- Integrate Agile and waterfall teams
- Estimate product scope and delivery
- Engage stakeholders, customers, and end-users in product development and delivery
- Develop positive and strong working relationships with Scrum teams
- Track, manage, and communicate through the right Agile metrics
Module 5: Building Your Product Backlog
- Distinguish between product Vision and Product Strategy
- Validate and revise your Product Vision through research
- Articulate clear and measurable outcomes
- Build and continuously refine the Product Backlog
- Rank Product Backlog item priority at the release, product, and project levels
- Utilize Must Have, Should Have, Could Have, Won’t Have (MoSCoW) and other prioritization techniques
- Apply the Pareto principle to release planning
Module 6: Owning the Product Backlog
- Develop products with progressive elaboration
- Define appropriate acceptance criteria
- Estimate business value through relative measurement
- Continuously refine and reorder your Product Backlog
Module 7: Developing a Product Roadmap
- Choose the right Agile product release strategy
- Focus on continuous program, product, and project improvement
- Release products with Minimal Marketable Features
- Individuals that are the link between the development team and the stakeholders. Individuals that have roles on the business side.