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Certified Scrum Product Owner®

2/5/2009 12:00:00 AM Pichler Consulting Limited Trifork Scandinavian Congress Center Margrethepladsen 4 Aarhus 8000 Denmark 56.1527586 10.1954023 DKR 12.500 exl. VAT


Pichler Consulting Limited


  • Course

    Date: 5-6 February, 2009
    Location: Aarhus, Denmark

    Regular Price: DKR 12.500 exl. VAT

    Scrum is a simple but powerful agile management framework. Key to itssuccess is the role of the Product Owner: The Product Owner steers and guides the Scrum project, bridges the gap between end customers, business and development/IT and is responsible for customer satisfaction and the return oninvestment (ROI). The Product Owner combines the customer or product managerand the project manager role in one person.

    This two-day interactive course equips you with all you need to know about being an effective Product Owner. At the end of the class, you will understand how you can leverage Scrum to optimise value creation and customer satisfaction. You will be able to create a product vision, stock and manage the product backlog, prioritise the backlog, write user stories, systematically refine requirements. You will also be able to create a realistic release andknow how you can increase productivity, level the workload, and steer the project proactively
    Each participant is trained to assume the responsibilities of a Certified Scrum Product Owner.
    Product managers, innovation managers, marketing and sales staff, business analysts, project managers or ScrumMasters who would like to deepen their understanding of the Product Owner role and related practices.
    Participants should be familiar with the basics of project and requirements management. It is desirable that the participants have already some initial training or experience in applying Scrum. Participants are required to read the following article and books prior to class:
    • Mike Cohn. User Stories Applied: For Agile Software Development. Addison Wesley. 2004
    • Roman Pichler. Creating Product Owner Success. InfoQ, May 2008.
    • Ken Schwaber. Agile Project Management with Scrum. Microsoft Press. 2004


    • Agile Values
    • Scrum Benefits and Origins
    • Companies Using Scrum

    Scrum Process and Roles

    • Scrum Flow
    • Scrum Roles: Product Owner, Team, ScrumMaster
    • Product Owner Characteristics
    • A Day in the Life of the Product Owner

    From Product Idea to Product Launch

    • The Development Stage of the Agile Product Lifecycle
    • Characteristics of the Agile Product Lifecycle
    • Product Vision, Backlog and Release

    The Product Vision

    • The Product Vision
    • Benefits of the Product Vision
    • The Vision in Action
    • Desirable Qualities
    • Techniques for Creating a Powerful Vision
    • The Kano Model

    The Product Backlog

    • Requirements in Scrum
    • Product Backlog Characteristics
    • Product Backlog Structure and Form
    • Stocking the Backlog
    • Grooming the Backlog
    • Prioritising the Backlog
    • Getting the Backlog Ready for Sprint Planning
    • Progressive Requirements Decomposition
    • Refining Requirements
    • Collaborative Requirements Workshops
    • User Stories on the Product Backlog
    • Non-functional Requirements

    Release Management

    • Sustainable Pace
    • The Project Levers
    • Estimating Product Backlog Items with Story Points and Planning Poker
    • Choosing the Right Sprint Length
    • Determining Velocity
    • Creating the Release Plan
    • Tracking and Reporting the Project Progress

    Sprint Management

    • Sprint Workflow and Characteristics
    • Formulating Powerful Sprint Goals
    • Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review and Retrospective
    • Understanding the Sprint Progress

    Portfolio Management

    • The Planning Onion
    • Why Portfolio Management Matters
    • Levelling the Demand
    • Portfolio Management Steps
    • The Portfolio Bubble Chart

    Largeand Distributed Scrum Projects

    • Brook’s Law
    • Organic Growth and Conway’s Law
    • Master Product Backlog and the Product Owner Team
    • Team Set-up
    • Multi-team Planning and Coordination
    • Shared Norms and Assets
    • Dispersed Teams
    • Distributed Scrum Project Tips


    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 courses are taught by Certified Scrum Trainers.

  • Details

    Date: 5-6 February, 2009
    Location: Aarhus, Denmark

    Trifork Scandinavian Congress Center
    Margrethepladsen 4
    Aarhus, 8000 Denmark
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    Regular Price: DKR 12.500 exl. VAT


    Hotel accomodation is not included in the course fee.


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