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Professional Scrum Product Owners need an understanding of all the things that add value to their products. The Product Owner training helps to develop this knowledge, from stakeholder management to release planning and delivery. The aim is to be able to deliver products with just the right functionality as quickly as possible. The steps to achieve this are discussed in detail. The course also includes a free attempt at the globally recognized Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO-I) certification exam.
Professional Scrum Product OwnerTM (PSPO) is a 2-day course that focuses on all of these areas to teach students how to maximize the value of products and systems. PSPO is the cutting-edge course for Product Owners, Agile product managers and anyone responsible for a product’s success in the market. In this course, students will develop and solidify their knowledge of being a Product Owner through instruction and team-based exercises.
What you will learn
Agile product management
- What is agility and why do we want it?
- What is agile product management?
- A PO is an agile product manager
- Techniques for modelling a business strategy
- Techniques for creating a product vision
Value driven development
- What is value?
- Ways to deliver value
- How doe we measure value?
Scrum theory and principles
- Empirical process control
- Scrum values
- Agile manifesto
The scrum framework
- Roles: the purpose of the PO.
- Artefacts: the only way to deliver value
- Sprint goals
- The purpose of Done
Product backlog management
- Connecting the vision to the Sprint backlog
- Types of product backlog items
- User stories
- Techniques for product backlog management
- Reasons to release
- Agile contracting
- Estimation techniques
- Technical debt
- The product life cycle
- Creating an integrated ecosystem of PD
Why choose PSPO by Roland Flemm?
This training is provided by Roland Flemm. Roland has a broad experience as an entrepreneur and supporting Product Owners in the role of Scrum Master. He currently provides services as an Organisation Design Consultant and Scrum Trainer across Europe. He worked for many companies including ING Bank, Rabobank, Raiffeisen Bank Moscow, Backbase, ABN-AMRO, Independer, DSG, Thales,…) He is a strong facilitator and provides lively high speed and interactive trainings. Each session is tailored to contain everything you need to use in the daily life of a Scrum team. There will be lots of surprises, laughter and deep thinking.
When taking a class from Roland, your personal challenges will be addressed. With many years of experience and through numerous collaborations and research in neuroscience, Roland has enriched the scrum.org training material designed to maximise your learning experience: The material covers the standard contents plus some, your understanding will be deeper and the retention will be better.
Roland provides after-care to prevent you from getting a “workshop hangover”. You have the opportunity to stay in touch with Roland and your fellow candidates via a closed knowledge forum. Via this network of peers, many initiatives are initiated to support you with your challenges and to stay engaged.
Price: EUR 1395
Early Bird Price: EUR 1195
Agile Product Management
Why is Agility important for your organisation? What is the difference between projects and products? Aligning Vision, mission and strategies.
What is value and how do we drive product development using value? Understanding empirical process control and metrics. Explore the Product Owner as a “Value Maximiser”, the traits & skills of a Product Owner.
Why do you need Scrum? How does Scrum work and what are the underlying principles? How does empiricism control risk and provide predictability in complex environments.
The Scrum Framework
How is empirical process control implemented in Scrum using time-boxes, roles and artifacts? You will experience why the Scrum framework is structured as it is and how you can use Scrum effectively.
Product Backlog management
Strategies and techniques for creating and ordering the Product backlog. Refining techniques, creating user stories, techniques for sizing the Product Backlog, different ways to show the progress at different levels.
How do we merge the ideation phase of product development with the realisation done by the Scrum team?
How predictably create releases while dealing with complexity of changing requirements. Explore how and when to do Release Planning; explain the purpose of velocity, how to forecast and fund product initiatives.
Professional Scrum Product Owner certification
To become a Certified Scrum Product Owner, the attendees need to pass the PSPO exam. This is an online exam for which the price is included in the course.
Preparation for the training:
To get the best Return on Investment on this training, participants are advised to:
- Read the Scrum Guide.
- Read a book about Scrum such as “Software in 30 days” or “Agile Project Management with Scrum”.
- General knowledge of product management.
- Have some experience in product management.
The language of the training is English or Dutch spoken. Course material is in English.
The following is included in the training fee:
- Registration at scrum.org
- Two attempts for the Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO) I certification exam (if taken within 14 days of the course)
- $ 100 discount for the PSPO II certification exam
- An electronic copy of the course materials