Date: 13-14 September, 2017
Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Regular Price: US$500
Taught by an expert in onshore/offshore Scrum
This class is taught by Pete Deemer, CEO of GoodAgile and a well-known figure in the global Agile community. Pete is the lead author of The Scrum Primer
, one of the most widely read introductions to Agile development, as well as The Distributed Scrum Primer
, a guide to multi-location Scrum. Pete serves on the Board of Directors of the Scrum Alliance, which provides the globally-recognized Certified ScrumMaster certification. Pete has provided Agile training and consulting to some of the largest companies in the world, including services companies like Infosys, Wipro, and TCS, and product companies like HP, Microsoft, SAP, Oracle, Cisco, Dell, GE, EMC, Fidelity, JP Morgan, Verizon, Philips, Walmart, and Target. Pete divides his time between India, Singapore, and Sri Lanka.
Our students love the training!
97% of our students say "the GoodAgile CSPO class was worth the time and money - even aside from the value of the certification". And 98% said they were likely to recommend it to a friend or colleague! We get comments like this one from Ashok Rai all the time: "This was the best training I have ever attended. Pete, you rock!".
Real-world knowledge Product Owners need to succeed
The course is about using Scrum to deliver powerful results and success with real-world projects, especially challenging ones! We cover the following topics in depth: Estimating business value (Recursive HML, Customer segment value grid) / Prioritizing the Product Backlog (ROI, MoSCoW) / Agile project estimation, including Velocity and Relative estimation / Relative estimation (Planning Poker, Recursive SML) / Estimating Velocity (Historical, Prior Non-Agile Project-based, Theoretical Sprint, Best-Case+Worst-Case) / Estimating fixed date, fixed scope, fixed cost projects, and fixed/variable projects / Estimating large / multi-team projects / Agile Contracts: contract structure and commitment validation / Release models (All-at-once, Release trains) / Minimum Viable Product / Definition of Done and managing project risk / Strategies for splitting Product Backlog Items (Workflow Steps, Business Value, Data Subset, Simple-Complex, Happy-Sad) / Managing requirements change while still delivering on schedule and within budget / Release Backlog and Burndown Chart: Single team / Multi-team / 7 Strategies to rescue behind-schedule projects.
If you are not 100% satisfied with the course, it's free!
If you are not fully satisfied with the course, we will refund 100% of what you paid. (Details here.
Includes Mike Cohn's book "Agile Estimating and Planning"
All attendees at our public CSPO courses receive a complimentary copy of Mike Cohn's Agile Estimating and Planning
. This book, priced at $35 in the US, is widely considered the best guide to Agile project estimation and planning.
You get two Scrum minibooks by Pete Deemer
Every attendee also receives two high-quality, bound Scrum minibooks by Pete Deemer: The Distributed Scrum Primer
(an in-depth guide to distributed development using Scrum) and The Manager and Scrum
(a guide for managers and executives leading organizations that use Scrum).
You get full online access to class materials + exercises + useful resources... forever!
Unlike many classes, we provide full electronic access to the course materials, which you can use to train your colleagues. You get the course slides, plus many of the exercises, along with step-by-step instructions for leading them. Plus you get access to a variety of useful Scrum resources and templates. And your access is valid forever - so as new materials are added, you will get access to those as well.
You earn 16 PDU's from PMI, towards PMP or PMI Agile Certification
Our CSPO course includes 16 contact hours of training, which can be submitted to PMI for PDU credit if you are a PMP or working towards PMI Agile Certification.
Last but not least... you get Planning Poker cards!
Every attendee gets two packs of high-quality Planning Poker cards, enough for a team of 10 people. Our cards include printed instructions for use and five colors per deck.
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 Trainers approved by the Scrum Alliance.