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Certified Scrum Product Owner®
10/14/2010 12:00:00 AM Pichler Consulting Limited 15Hatfields 15 Hatfields London SE1 8DJ United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 51.5067811 -0.107101 £1050 plus VAT


Pichler Consulting Limited


  • Course

    Date: 14-15 October, 2010
    Location: London, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

    Regular Price: £1050 plus VAT

    Learn what it takes to work as an effective product owner from a leading expert on product ownership and agile product management. Roman has a long track record in teaching and coaching Scrum product owners. He is the author of two influential books on Scrum including the product owner's guide to creating successful products with Scrum.

    Attending this course will enable you to understand the product owner role in depth and learn the practices necessary to succeed as a product owner. This includes the product owner duties, the role's authority, and its interaction with the other Scrum roles and stakeholders such as customers, users, sales, marketing, and management. You will understand how product planning, product discovery and product definition work in Scrum including taking advantage of early customer feedback and emergent requirements. The course also teaches you how to turn a product vision into a successful product by forecasting the project progress, grooming the product backlog, and effectively collaborating with the ScrumMaster and team in the sprint meetings. (Please click on the "Agenda" tab for more details.)

    This interactive course teaches practical techniques through instructions and hands-on exercises. For attendee feedback visit

    This course is also available for onsite delivery. For more details, please contact Roman.

    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.

  • Details

    Date: 14-15 October, 2010
    Location: London, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

    15 Hatfields
    London, SE1 8DJ United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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    Regular Price: £1050 plus VAT


    Participants should be familiar with the basics of product management and should prepare for the course by reading Ken Schwaber's Scrum Guide and Roman Pichler's book Agile Product Management with Scrum.

    The course starts at 9 am and finishes at 5 pm on both days.

    A 10% discount is available if two or more employees from the same company attend the course.

    Hotel accommodation is not included in the course fee.

    Maximum number of attendees is 15.

  • Agenda

    Scrum Refresher

    • Agile values and Scrum origins
    • Scrum flow
    • Empirical management
    • Definition of done

    Understanding the Product Owner Role

    • Product owner, team and ScrumMaster: authority, responsibility and collaboration
    • Product owner team and hierarchies
    • Desirable qualities of the product owner
    • A day in the life of the product owner
    • Common product owner mistakes

    Envisioning the Product

    • The product vision
    • Benefits of the product vision
    • The vision in action
    • Desirable qualities
    • The minimal marketable product
    • Simplicity and Ockham’s Razor
    • The vision and the product roadmap
    • Techniques for creating a powerful vision

    Working with the Product Backlog

    • Product discovery and requirements in Scrum
    • Product backlog characteristics
    • Product backlog structure and form
    • Grooming the product backlog
    • Identifying and describing items: user stories on the product backlog
    • Prioritising the product backlog
    • Getting the backlog ready for sprint planning
    • Progressively decomposing and refining items
    • Collaborative grooming workshops
    • Non-functional requirements on the product backlog

    Planning the Release

    • The project levers and the cone of uncertainty
    • Software quality
    • Timeboxed releases
    • Early and frequent releases
    • Quarterly cycles
    • Estimating product backlog items with story points and planning poker
    • Choosing the right sprint length
    • Determining velocity
    • Working with the release burndown chart and bar
    • Creating the release plan
    • Tracking and reporting the project progress

    Leveraging the Sprint Meetings

    • Sprint characteristics
    • Formulating powerful sprint goals
    • Sprint planning, Daily Scrum, sprint review, and sprint retrospective

    Succeeding with Large and Distributed Scrum Projects (optional)

    • Brook’s Law
    • Organic growth and Conway’s Law
    • Team set-up
    • Multi-team planning and coordination
    • Shared norms and assets
    • Dispersed teams
    • Distributed Scrum project tips

    Establishing Scrum Product Ownership (optional)

    • Becoming a great product owner
    • Developing great product owners
    • Making Scrum product ownership stick



  • Who Should Attend
    • Product owners
    • Product managers
    • Product marketers
    • Creative directors
    • Producers
    • Business analysts
    • Requirements engineers
    • UX Designers
    • Project managers
    • ScrumMasters and coaches who would like to deepen their understanding of product ownership in Scrum



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