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Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) – Charleston, SC

Mt. Pleasant, SC

May 10, 2017 May 11, 2017

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Event Details

Venue
Omar Convention Center
Address
176 Patriots Point Blvd
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
Begins
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Ends
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Time
8:30am – 5:00pm
Duration
2 Days
Capacity
Only 20 Seats Available

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Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) – Charleston, SC

Class Overview

Prerequisites:

None

SEUs 16
PDUs 16

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.

Instructor

Tom Mellor, CST

Tom Mellor has been actively involved in business and IT for over 36 years. A seasoned professional, he has worked in both large and small companies serving in a multitude of capacities and functions. With a rich history in Agile, Tom is passionate about the adoption and use of agile-based product development approaches and in 2004 introduced Agile and Scrum framework into a Fortune 50 company. He trained over 1,000 employees and hundreds outside of the company in the practices and principles of Agile and Scrum and coached and nurtured the use of Scrum on many of project teams. Tom has been a Certified Scrum Trainer since 2008 and served on the Scrum Alliance Board of Directors from March 2008 through October 2010 including a term as chair from September 2009 until October 2010. Purpose driven work for Tom means helping organizations, their leaders, and their teams do modern Agile-based product development processes effectively and he helps them do this through consultation, training and coaching.  Tom grew up in Montana and earned a BS Degree in Business Administration from The University of Montana. He now lives in Bloomington, Illinois with his wife, Maryann, and their 3 daughters – Lindsey, Kristen, and Amanda and dog, Penny.

"I was able to learn all the details on the Scrum process in an interactive and informative environment."

Kristina, Raytheon

"I found the pace was excellent. An awful lot was accomplished in 2 days. I learned some interesting instructional and team-collaboration techniques that I hope to be able to apply. I highly recommend Braintrust for this class!"

Paxton, Ebasco

"Brilliantly run, entertaining & very educational."

Nigel, Stratera

"This was a very good class with a very good instructor. There was NEVER a moment of anything even close to boredom and his methods of mixing up the class to create different dynamics really made a difference. Probably the best class I've had in many years of employment here."

Cathy, Supermedia LLC

"Very fun and highly informative. One of the best classes I've ever been a part of."

Kristina, Ingenico

Class Information

Class Learning Objectives

As a Scrum Product Owner class participant, I want to learn…

    1. To list situations where using Scrum is appropriate
    2. The importance of having team values
    3. To describe the Scrum framework
    4. To experience Scrum in real world situations
    5. To describe the roles and responsibilities on a Scrum team
    6. To understand how to create a product roadmap
    7. To demonstrate how to establish user roles and personas
    8. To explain how to seed a product backlog
    9. To demonstrate how to write user stories
    10. To list how the team will relatively size backlog items
    11. To demonstrate how to quickly assess business value
    12. To understand story mapping, so that I can walk my stakeholders through my product
    13. To tell a good user story from a bad one
    14. To list multiple ways to prioritize my product backlog
    15. To demonstrate how to create a release plan
    16. To list and explain the key meetings in Scrum
    17. To demonstrate how to track team progress
    18. To identify areas where we might get into trouble during Scrum implementation.
    19. 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 Scrum Educational Units (SEUs) and Professional Development Units (PDUs)
  • Increase your personal worth within your company and in the marketplace

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

Take Aways

  • Easy to use reminders of Scrum
    • Printed class manual
    • Scrum reference card
    • Copy of the Braintrust book Scrum for the Rest of Us
  • 16 SEUs/16 PDUs
  • A two year membership to the Scrum Alliance

Cancellation Policy: In order to receive a refund you must notify us no later than 10 business days prior to the class start date. Cancellation requests received after the 10 day window will be issued a credit that can be applied towards a future class within the next 12 months.

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