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 course are taught by Certified Scrum Trainers.
About the Course
The Product Owner role is critical to maximizing Return on Investment from agile projects and is one of the most challenging and rewarding agile roles. Many Product Owners come from business areas of the organization and have limited familiarity with elements of software development, project management and agile methods that are critical to success in the Product Owner role. For these reasons, it is vitally important that Product Owners gain a solid understanding of their role and responsibilities as well as the knowledge, skills and tools to work effectively with Scrum teams.
This course is most suitable for Product Owners and staff assisting with requirements and their priority (e.g. Business Analysts and Subject Matter Experts), solution architecture (e.g. Solution Architects and Tech Leads), planning and coaching (e.g. ScrumMasters and Agile Coaches).
Part A: Scrum Framework Story: "As a Product Owner, I want to understand the Scrum framework so that I can work in harmony with it. - Agility - Introducing Scrum - Timeboxing - The Empirical Journey - Team and ScrumMaster - Product Owner Role - Defining "Done" - Undone Work Debt
Part B: Activities and Interaction Story: "As a Product Owner, I want to known when and how I should interact with other participants so that I can keep on top of my day-to-day work." - Product Backlog - Constraint Stories - Sprint Planning - Sprinting - Sprint Review - Scrum Values
Part C: Shaping the Product Story: "As a Product Owner, I want to shape my product in an agile way to help ensure that we build the right thing." - Envisioning - User Roles - User Stories - Story Mapping - Prioritisation
Part D: Release Management Story: "As a Product Owner, I want to manage releases using agile techniques to help me maximize Return on Investment." - Release Planning - Grooming the Product Backlog - Agile Release Management - Next Steps