Date: 8-9 March, 2012
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Regular Price: 1870 AUD
Passionate Product Ownership combines the best of Scrum and agile iterative and increment thinking with solid product management, and pragmatic user experience design practice. The result goes beyond the standard 2-day process course to an experience that will expose you to new ways of thinking and working. You’ll leave with tools that help you make better choices about what software to build, and ways to plan and execute software delivery that speed learning and time to market.
What’s taught in Passionate Product Ownership is based on the underlying philosophy that you should:
Judge the success of your process based on the satisfaction of your users and customers with your product
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You’ll learn new concepts and practices:
This course covers concepts and practices you won’t find in other courses such as:
Using a team-based approach to product ownership
Effective collaboration and facilitation skills including techniques for shared problem solving and creating shared ownership
User-centric practices from the user experience design communities to envision the software from the user’s perspective
Outcome-centric design and planning to maximum benefit from the minimum amount of software built
Emphasis on product discovery to learn quickly and collaboratively what should be built. You’ll learn how to structure and facilitate an initial discovery or “sprint 0” phase to build your backlog and plan incremental releases.
Design thinking approaches that emphasize problem understanding, ideation, iteration, and plans that maximize learning and feedback Innovative emergent best practices in agile product design including:
- User story mapping
- Pragmatic personas
- Design sketching
- Paper prototyping
- Lightweight usability testing
You’ll learn by doing hands-on collaborative work:
You won’t spend time dozing to PowerPoint slides. You’ll be up and moving and getting hands-on experience working in a small collaborative group. Along the way you’ll learn:
- Effective approaches to small team collaborative work
- Workshop facilitation
- Techniques for working quickly using lightweight card modeling
You’ll take away material that helps you keep learning
In two days you’ll be exposed to a huge number of concepts and practices, but as you start to make use of them you’ll need more. Printed articles, handouts, quick-reference guides and a great book on product management help you continue learning long after the class.
Take-home material includes:
- A 1 GB USB stick containing slides and articles used in the training and 190 pages of supporting handouts giving full description and advanced discussion on concepts and practices learned
- Quick reference guides that distill practices to a single 2-sided page of simple instruction
- For public courses: a copy of Marty Cagan’s Inspired: How to Create Products Customers Love – 5-star reviews on Amazon.com since its release in 2008
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Though each CSPO course varies depending on the instructor, all Certified Scrum Product Owner courses focus on Scrum from a product owner's perspective. Graduates will receive the CSPO designation. All CSPO course are taught by Certified Scrum Trainers.