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Certified Scrum Product Owner®
7/12/2010 12:00:00 AM 3Back Scrum Consulting & Training Marriott Courtyard - Schaumburg 1311 American Lane (847) 619-8100 Chicago IL 60173 United States of America 42.0467637 -88.0460894 1260


3Back Scrum Consulting & Training

  • Course

    Date: 12-13 July, 2010
    Location: Chicago, IL, United States of America

    Regular Price: 1260


    This intense interactive training workshop focuses on Scrum’s Product Owner role, which focuses on visioning, release planning, roadmapping, and driven by stories.

    Scrum is a proven lean and agile approach to delivering results, a simple “inspect and adapt” framework used to organize work for maximum efficiency and effectiveness using three roles, three ceremonies, and three artifacts wherein stories express requirements and tasks express work.

    While the Product Owner role is conceptually simple and involves a few guidelines, the role emphasizes a particular mindset. Many product owners enact the role, but don’t readily internalize the mindset, and thus don’t experience the benefits of the role.

    This workshop not only provides participants with the skills for creating compelling visions, actionable roadmaps, and useful requirements using agile techniques, but it also gives participants practical hands-on experience applying these techniques throughout the workshop. Participants will be introduced to agility and create a vision, roadmap, and work with user roles, user stories, and acceptance tests.

    This is not mere presentation-based training but a workshop using experiential learning (learning by doing, including robust simulations and discussions). It is facilitated by active practitioners / coachs with decades of real-world industry experience, which is used to highlight and expose participants to many common pitfalls. Experiential learning techniques are used to illustrate key concepts in a comprehensive manner that is interactively tailored to the participants’ particular needs. Participants will not only gain a foundational understanding, but will also gain practical insight around the nuances of putting the techniques into practice to maximize results.


    Read Scrum In A Nutshell to get upto speed quickly on foundational topics.


    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: 12-13 July, 2010
    Location: Chicago, IL, United States of America

    Marriott Courtyard - Schaumburg
    1311 American Lane
    (847) 619-8100
    Chicago, IL 60173 United States of America

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    Regular Price: 1260


    Examination & Scrum Alliance Membership

    Upon successful completion of the 2 day course and online exam, you will receive the Certified ScrumMaster designation as well as a 1 year membership into the Scrum Alliance.

    Professional Development Units (PDU's)

    PMP's - You can receive 16 PDU's upon successful completion of this course.

    Other Event Details

    •  Morning and afternoon breaks will be served
    •  Parking is free and conveniently located right outside  
    •  Lunch is served


  • Agenda


                Agility: Values and Principles
                Agile Framework: Roles, Artifacts, and Ceremonies

    Agile Visioning: Crafting a Vision
                Problems and Solutions
                Stakeholders and Users
                Needs and Features
                Assumptions, Dependencies, and Constraints
                Other Requirements

    Agile Roadmapping: Crafting a Roadmap
                Releases and Milestones
                Elements and Dependencies

    Working with User Roles, User Stories, and Acceptance Tests
                Understanding Context and Users
                User Stories and Gathering Techniques
                INVEST in Good Stories
                Acceptance Tests and Detailing User Stories

    The Product Owner in the Enterprise (for more reading review scrum topics and other sources)



  • Who Should Attend

    This course is for people who have some background in agile project work. It is intended to help experienced agile practitioners focus on the difficult challenges of tuning aspects of their agile implementation:

    • Product management and marketing professionals (directors and product managers, technical product managers, and product marketing managers)
    • Product development professionals (analysts and user-experience/interaction/visual designers, application architects and designers, developers, and testers)
    • Project management professionals (project managers and project/team leaders)
    • Scrum course students (e.g. attendees of “Certified ScrumMaster”) desiring a "deep dive" into techniques for more effective Sprints
    • ScrumMasters who wish to improve their team's sprint planning effectiveness
    • Agile development team members who want to better support product owners
    • Project managers who want to integrate agile plans with their organization's traditional project management needs
    • Product Owners seeking better inform both strategic views and tactical team realities
    • Coaches for Product Owners and Scrum Transitions



    • Participants should have some familiarity with Agile, either by attending beginner Agile training or through some practical Agile experience.
    • Participants should be prepared to review the problem domain background material prior to attending the session.





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