Scrum Alliance Advanced Certified Scrum Product Owner(A-CSPO)

Why should you attend a Scrum Alliance Advanced Certified Scrum Product Owner (A-CSPO) training and workshop:

You’re a Certified Scrum Product Owner with minimum 1 year experience, who’s focused on maximizing business value and Product Backlog optimization to understand how to do the best possible job to satisfy key stakeholders. The next step in your Agile journey is to achieve your Advanced Certified Scrum Product Owner(A-CSPO®) certification. 

Through the A-CSPO, you’ll learn to:

  • Manage multiple business initiatives from competing stakeholders
  • Clearly order and express Product Backlog items
  • Define a clear product vision that ensures your product remains focused on the features your customers and end users will actually use
  • Communicate effectively with various stakeholder groups to achieve alignment
  • Identify the crucial opportunities and avoid wasting time
  • Define and validate business value
  • Increase your credibility as a product expert and become recognized as a person who delivers real business results

Pre-requisites

  • Hold a Certified Product Owner® (CSPO) certification with the Scrum Alliance. 
  • Complete your Scrum Alliance membership profile.
  • Validate at least 12 months of work experience specific to the role of Product Owner (within the past five years).

Who should attend:

  • Programmers
  • Architects
  • Managers
  • Executives
  • Managers
  • Business Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Senior Executives
  • Start-up owners
  • Entrepreneurs

Course Outline:

  • Examining the Product Owner’s Role
    • Understanding the PO’s role
    • Why Product ownership is important
    • Key skills to become
  • Working with Stakeholders
    • Understanding Various Stakeholder Groups
    • Working with stakeholders effectively
    • Involving Stakeholders in Scrum ceremonies
    • Creating Transparency and Visibility
    • Essential Communication Skills for a team
    • Effective Listening and Facilitative Listening
    • Facilitating Meetings
    • Problems with Open Discussions
    • Facilitating Decision making
    • When NOT to Facilitate
  • Working with the Developers
    • Focus on Quality
    • Technical Debt and its consequences
    • Engineering Practices to eliminate technical debt
  • Product Strategy
    • Introduction to your new product (Sample Product)
    • Differentiating traditional Product Management and Agile Product Management
    • Defining Purpose and Vision
    • Identifying Product Strategy
    • Creating a Product Plan
    • Lean Canvas Introduction
  • Customer Research and Product Discovery
    • Connecting teams and customers
    • Story Telling Sessions
    • Customers as design partners
    • Various Product Discovery techniques
  • Validating Product Assumptions and Hypotheses
    • Difference between Assumptions and Hypothesis
    • Validating Assumptions
    • Validating assumptions in a sprint
    • Creating a hypothesis
    • Testing a hypothesis
    • The importance of Sprint Review and creating a PSI
    • Cognitive Biases and their effect on the Product and Sprints
  • Working with the Product Backlog
    • Revisiting Product Backlog
    • Creating PBIs
      • Integrating Feedback from multiple sources
    • Effective Product Backlog Refinement
    • Ensuring sufficient backlog items for your team
  • Ordering the backlog
    • Outcome vs Output
    • Identifying and Measuring customer value
    • Prioritization factors
    • Different Prioritization Techniques
    • Aligning Product Backlog and Product Roadmap
      • Requirement Areas
      • Story Mapping
  • Scaling Scrum
    • Base structures of scaling in an Agile environment
    • Creating and managing feature teams
    • Resolving dependencies between teams
    • Introduction to various frameworks for Scaled programs and products