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Virtual 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 virtual classes are designed to be highly interactive and engaging, consisting not only of lecture but also interactive online collaborative exercises, videos, small-group breakout discussions, interactive quizzes, mini-case-studies and group discussion. And because we limit our live virtual classes to about half the size of our in-person classes, we can answer even more of your questions and real-life situations.

The course format is divided equally between lecture, discussion, and exercises, with frequent opportunities to ask questions.

In addition to Scrum theory and practices, the course also 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.)