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Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) – Des Moines, IA

West Des Moines, IA

September 7, 2017 September 8, 2017

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Event Details

Venue
Staybridge Suites – West Des Moines
Address
6905 Lake Dr
West Des Moines, IA 50266
Begins
Thursday, September 7, 2017
Ends
Friday, September 8, 2017
Time
8:30am – 5:00pm
Duration
2 Days
Capacity
Only 25 Seats Available

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Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) – Des Moines, IA

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

Lonnie Weaver-Johnson, CST

Lonnie Weaver-Johnson, CST is the Agile Practice Lead for The Braintrust Consulting Group. She obtained a degree in communications and then went on to a 20+ year career implementing IT projects and leading people through change. Lonnie enjoys transforming people through; coaching, conflict resolution, performance management, and imparting knowledge. Lonnie started working with Scrum in 2006 and her experience has taken her across the United States and to foreign lands such as India and Canada. Helping teams learn and grow together until they reach a high performing stage is Lonnie’s passion. Her candid and patient coaching style helps people understand how to make the necessary behavioral changes to make Scrum work for their teams. She also enjoys partnering with leaders to help them understand how the changes will impact their organization. Lonnie has been an IT leader, a business analyst, a corporate trainer, a ToastMaster officer, a public speaker in her community, and a volunteer at local high schools training kids in team development. In all cases Lonnie brings high energy to her classes, motivates the learners, and uses humor and stories to keep people engaged. To contact Lonnie please e-mail her at lonnie.weaver-johnson@braintrustgroup.com or join her on LinkedIn.

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

Kristina, Ingenico

This class helped expand my limited knowledge of Scrum & better explained the role of Product Owner. The class also helped clarify the differences between ScrumMaster and Product Owner.

Elizabeth, LexisNexis

"It was very informative and fun. The instructor is very knowledgeable and relates the class to real world situations."

Terri, XSP

"This class not only brought me closer to my workmates, but gave me a good core understanding and appreciation for Scrum."

Jim, Ingenico

"The course taught the past two days has been fun and exciting. It sets the framework for our Scrum foundations. While we probably will encounter issues, I believe we are armed with the right knowledge. Thanks."

Glenn, GFI Software

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 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.

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