Certified Scrum Product Owner - London - 15-16 November 2012

Thursday, 15 November 2012
Certified Scrum Product Owner - London - 15-16 November 2012
Thursday, 15 November 2012 09:30 -
Friday, 16 November 2012 17:30 (GMT)

One Kingdom Street
Paddington Central
W2 6BD
United Kingdom

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Course Cost

£995 + VAT (Standard Price)
£895 + VAT (Earlybird Price - more than 3 weeks prior to the course start date)

About the Course

This two-day, interactive course investigates the Scrum framework in detail from theory and foundations to practical application and pitfalls, covering all the team roles, activities, and artifacts but focuses specifically on the role played by the Product Owner.  You will learn about activities such as managing stakeholders, vision definition, ROI management, Product Backlog definition and grooming, creating effective stories, defining acceptance criteria for stories and defining “done” with the rest of the Scrum Team.

What Will You Learn?
The two-day Certified Scrum Product Owner course will give you a sound understanding of Scrum principles and practices in order that you can:
  • Participate actively as a Scrum Team member generally
  • Function effectively as the Product Owner for the Scrum Team specifically
  • Deliver a successful Scrum project
  • Explain and sell Agile and the Scrum framework to other key stakeholders
  • Collaborate effectively with key stakeholders and customers
  • Create and maintain the Product Backlog
  • Fulfil your essential role in Sprint Planning and Sprint Review meetings
  • Participate in Daily Scrum Meetings and Sprint Retrospectives
  • Understand and use the full range of Scrum Artifacts (Sprint Backlog, Burndown Charts etc.)
  • Understand how to operate Scrum with fixed price contracts and third party supplier relationships
  • Help your team or organisation to transition to a more Lean and Agile way of working using Scrum
  • Understand how to combine the use of Scrum with other Lean and Agile approaches such as Kanban, eXtreme Programming and AgilePM

In addition, given the instructor's substantial experience and knowledge about the full range of Agile methods available, you will also benefit from the opportunity to gain a high level understanding of alternative and complementary Agile methods including Kanban, Lean, XP, DSDM and Agile Project Management and how they fit with Scrum. David Hicks will use his consulting experience, built over the last 17 years, to illustrate the topics covered.

What Will You Receive?
  • 2 days high quality instruction from a Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Trainer and Agile expert with almost 20 years’ training and consulting experience.
  • For courses on our public schedule, refreshments before and during the course, including a substantial buffet lunch
  • Course materials handbook
  • Access to electronic copies of course materials and other reference documentation
  • Agil8 Planning Poker® cards for use in planning
  • Recognition by the Scrum Alliance as a Certified Scrum Product Owner
  • Two years’ membership to the Scrum Alliance
  • Agil8 Community membership including face-to-face and virtual networking and knowledge sharing opportunities, access to industry experts, special offers and invitations to special events
  • For PMI PMPs, this course provides 14 PDUs
Certification Process

In order to receive your Scrum Product Owner Certification (CSPO), you will need to attend the 2 day course (your attendance will be registered each day). Following attendance on the course, your name will be registered with the Scrum Alliance. You will be then be sent an automated confirmation from the Scrum Alliance which confirms your certification.  Two years' membership to the Scrum Alliance are is included in the course cost.

 Course Suitability

  • Anyone who wants to be successful using Scrum
  • Those newly setting out on their Agile journey
  • Those who have gained previous experience but now want to consolidate their knowledge or address questions that have arisen based on their experience
  • Those with the following roles within their organisation:
    • Product Owners
    • Product Managers
    • Business Analysts
    • Project Managers
    • Agile Coaches
    • ScrumMasters and Team Leaders
    • Process Owners and Managers
    • Functional / Departmental Managers
    • Any other role that requires a deeper understanding of how the Product Owner role operates

Your Course Instructor

Your course instructor is David Hicks. As a Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Trainer, you can read about David in more detail here. David has been doing Agile consulting, training and coaching in a whole range of different contexts for nearly 20 years, using the full range of Agile approaches including Scrum, Kanban, Lean, XP, DSDM, Agile Project Management and the Open/Agile Unified Process. He became a Founder Member of the Agile Alliance in 2002 and is a regular speaker on the Agile conference circuit. David holds a wide range of Agile qualifications including the following:
  • Certified Scrum Trainer
  • Certified Lean IT Trainer
  • Certified PMI Agile Certified Practitioner
  • Certified APMG Agile Project Management Trainer
  • Certified DSDM Agile Trainer
  • Certified Agile Leadership Practitioner
Today, in addition to having trained in excess of 1,000 Certified ScrumMasters (both via public and in-house training courses), a large part of his role is to provide Agile consulting and coaching services to clients large and small across a range of industry segments. This means that the training he delivers is based on extensive experience of Agile in the real world.

Contact Details

  • Tel: +44 (0)207 681 6078
    Email: training@agil8.com
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