Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) – Nashville, TN

Nashville, TN July 30, 2014 July 31, 2014

This class has already passed.   View upcoming classes »
EmailFacebookTwitterLinkedInRedditPrintShare/Bookmark

Event Details Icon Event Details

Venue
Homewood Suites by Hilton® Nashville-Downtown
Address
706 Church Street
Nashville, TN 37203
Begins
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Ends
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Duration
2 Days
Capacity
Only 20 Seats Available

Class Information Icon Class Information

CSPO Icon

Class Overview

7 PDUs

Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) is an in-depth two day immersion into the world of Agile Product Management. The class is full of practical, real world techniques, which can be implemented immediately at your workplace. This class will allow your organization to enjoy the many advantages Scrum has to offer. Hands-on exercises demonstrate key concepts and let you experience the benefits of Scrum firsthand.

Who Should Attend?

  • Product Managers/Business Analysts
  • Functional/Operational Managers
  • Project Sponsors
  • IT Leadership (Managers/Directors/VPs/CIOs/CTOs)
  • Anyone interested in learning the benefits of Scrum

Prerequisites

  • None

Class Learning Objectives

  1. Learn the history of Scrum
  2. Learn the importance of having team values
  3. Understand situations where using Scrum is appropriate
  4. Learn the Scrum framework
  5. Learn the roles and responsibilities in Scrum
  6. Learn how to create a product vision statement
  7. Learn how to create a product roadmap
  8. Learn how to establish user roles and personas
  9. Learn how to seed a product backlog
  10. Learn how to write user stories
  11. Learn how teams relatively size backlog items
  12. Learn how to quickly assess business value
  13. Learn how to tell a good user story from a bad one
  14. Learn multiple ways to prioritize my product backlog
  15. Learn the key meetings in Scrum
  16. Learn how to track team progress
  17. Learn how to play product box
  18. Learn to identify areas where we might get into trouble during Scrum implementation.
  19. Learn to select a product as a real-world example for class exercises.
  20. Learn to list and explain the additional meetings recommended for Scrum.
  21. Participate in an open forum to discuss challenging questions about Scrum, so that I can utilize the collective intelligence of the class participants to brainstorm creative ways to solve problems.

Benefits

  • Learn while not being bored and having fun
  • Retain more information because of our unique hands-on approach; based on the latest research into brain science
  • Be entertained by stories from our real-world experienced and knowledgeable instructors
  • Maximize investments already made by gaining valuable Professional Development Units (PDUs)
  • Increase your personal worth within your company and in the marketplace

Takeaways

  • Easy to use reminders of Scrum
    • Printed class manual
    • Scrum reference card
    • Thumbdrive loaded with; articles, class exercises, whitepapers, etc…
  • 14 PDUs
  • Fulfill one of the requirements for the Certified Scrum Developer (CSD) certification

Testimonials Icon Testimonials

What others are saying:

  • Honestly, this was the best organized and well planned training class I have ever attended. The teaching techniques and styles varied, therefore, kept my interest and attention. Awesome job! Very creative! — Chris
  • I really enjoyed this class. It was both informative an interactive. It had many well-organized simulations, which really helped in the learning process. This was the first class I've ever taken where I didn't nod off at times!! — George
  • Braintrust did an amazing job keeping the class entertaining and incorporated real life issues a product owner could face with Scrum. I had a great time and excited to share what I've learned with my team. — Rachel

Instructor Icon Instructor

Brian M. Rabon, CST, PMP

Brian M. Rabon, CST, PMP

Brian M. Rabon, CST, PMP is the President of The Braintrust Consulting Group, a worldwide leader in Agile transformations. Throughout his 16 years of IT industry experience, Brian has applied Agile methods in order to successfully deliver working product to his customers. Brian holds a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science from Auburn University and a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

When not in the classroom, Brian can be found around the globe evangelizing the benefits of Agile to the likes of Agile 20XX, the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) many chapters, and the Scrum Alliance’s Scrum Gatherings. Brian is an avid blogger, writing for his company’s blog. To contact Brian please e-mail him at brian.rabon@braintrustgroup.com or join him on LinkedIn.

Cancellation Policy: In order to receive a refund of your tuition for this class you must notify us no later than 5 business days prior to the class start date. Cancellation requests received after the 5 day window will be issued a credit that can be applied towards a future class.

Privacy Notice: We may on some occasions share your email address with a limited number of our trusted partners. We do not sell your personal information and we treat your privacy with the utmost regard. Please contact us at info@braintrustgroup.com if you have any concerns.