Certified Scrum Product Owner – 160413 – DFW North

  • April 13, 2016 - April 14, 2016
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

“I’ve been in a Scrum PO Role for almost two years, I wish I had taken this course two years ago!!” – Michael Czyz, Dallas, TX, January 2014

Course Description

While the role and responsibilities of the Product Owner can be described simply enough, very little is said about the day-to-day practice of those fulfilling the role. If you are a new Product Owner, it’s likely that you are wrestling with competing demands for time and information from your team and stakeholders. If you’ve been in the role for a while, you’re likely working long hours to try to keep up with the work because its different than anything you’ve done before.

Certified Scrum Product Owner Workshop teaches you the essentials of working as a Product Owner in this interactive, two-day certification class. It provides the skills and tools you need to generate business value and fully leverage your Scrum team.

This intensive hands-on course will teach you how to handle the many responsibilities of a great Product Owner. Including how to manage and prioritize product backlogs utilizing business value and other industry prioritization methods. Plan releases, track progress, estimate business value, drive Sprint Review , effectively prepare and participate in Sprint Planning, learn how to scale Scrum projects.

Let us help you avoid becoming one of the statistics of failing Product Owners. Join the ranks of successful Product Owners by attending this Product Owner Workshop.

Following successful completion of the course, each participant will be designated as a Certified Scrum Product Owner. This certification includes a two-year membership to the Scrum Alliance, where additional member-only material and information are available.

PMP’s: This course counts for 15 Professional Development Units (PDUs).

Scrum Alliance Members: This course counts for 16 Scrum Education Units (SEUs).

PMI-ACP: This course counts is 15 of the 21 contact hours needed to be eligible for the PMI-ACP certification.

What you will learn

  • Practical, project-proven practices
  • How to write user stories for the product backlog
  • Proven techniques for prioritizing the product backlog
  • How to predict the delivery date of a project (or the features that will be complete by a given date) using velocity
  • Tips for managing the key variables influencing project success
  • Tips and tricks from the instructor’s thirteen years of using Scrum in a wide variety of environments

About the Instructor

Devon Morris is a Coach, Open Space facilitator and Certified Scrum Trainer with over 13 years of experience with Scrum. He has helped with the adoption of Scrum and Agile at numerous companies both large and small. Devon brings this broad range of experience to every training event and coaching session to boost performance when applying techniques. He holds the following certifications – Project Management Professional, Agile Certified Practitioner and Certified Six Sigma Black Belt.

“Wow! The PO class provided a multitude of tips and techniques I never knew existed!” – Ed Enriquez, Dallas, TX, December 2013

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for those who wish to explore the benefits that Agile and Scrum and who desire a foundational education in Agile and in Scrum, including its values, principles and practices, and those who enjoy a learning format that is hands-on, experiential and Socratic. Attendees will utilize a variety of exercises, activities, discussions and resources to help them learn and apply Scrum in both software and non-software product development situations.

Roles That Would Greatly Benefit From This Class

  • Product Owner
  • ScrumMasters
  • Aspiring Agile Coaches
  • Portfolio Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Chief Operations Officers
  • Department Leads
  • Product Management Leads
  • Project Managers
  • Product Managers

Agenda

  • Scrum Basics (roles, meetings & artifacts)
  • Expectations of a Product Owner
  • Understanding Product vision
  • Release management & estimation basics
  • Establishing & refining the product backlog

Refund Policy

Please refer to our Refund / Cancellation Policy.

Venue:  

, ,

Venue Phone: (214) 615-0634

Venue Website:

Address:
5430 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy Suite 300, Dallas, Texas, 75240, United States

Description:

MicroTek Training Center – Suite 300 at the Southeast corner of LBJ and the Tollway.

For directions to venue follow this link:    http://www.the-resource-center.com/seminars/Locations/Dallas_MicrotekLincolnCntr.htm