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Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) – St. Louis, MO

St Louis, MO

October 4, 2018 October 5, 2018

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Event Details

Venue
HoteLumiere and Casino
Address
999 N. 2nd St.
St Louis, MO 63102
Begins
Thursday, October 4, 2018
Ends
Friday, October 5, 2018
Time
8:30am – 5:00pm
Duration
2 Days

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Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) – St. Louis, MO

Class Overview

Prerequisites:

None

SEUs 16
PDUs 16
CDUs 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

Julie Chickering, CSP, PMP, CST

Julie Chickering was an an Agilist with CA Technologies (formally Rally Software in Boulder, Colorado) for 9 years. She has the proven ability to transfer job knowledge and skills to all levels, and has a solid track record coaching through the challenging transition from waterfall to Agile practices. Julie brings more than 20 years of experience in the software development industry, she was an internal coach at Travelocity before joining Rally as an Agile Coach.

Julie believes that Lean and Agile practices are packed with potential — to enable positive culture change, business agility, and breakthrough results. She has a strong track record of helping organizations of all sizes in various industries successfully execute Lean and Agile transformations. Julie brings personal, real-world experience to every training and coaching engagement, working with people at all levels — executive, program, and team — to adopt and roll out realistic Agile strategies organization-wide. Customers appreciate her pragmatic approach, strong collaboration skills, and smart sense of humor to guide them along their Agile journeys.

"This course was very hands on and encouraged learning through exercises and interaction rather than just reviewing materials. This was one of the more engaging courses I've participated in."

Brian, H&R Block

"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

"The course was extremely well organized. Instructor kept all participants engaged and thinking throughout the course-catered to my learning styles."

Nicole, Emory University

I arrived with a good understanding of Scrum and still found the course tremendously valuable. They did a great job of providing a great value for all skill levels.

Karl, Guthy-Renker

"Good flow, great instructor with a passion for his topics. Lots of new information. Left me wanting more."

Tracy, Ingersoll-Rand

Class Information

Class Learning Objectives

As a Scrum Product Owner class participant, I want…

    1. To describe the Scrum framework, so that I can clearly comprehend the Scrum process
    2. To describe the roles and responsibilities in Scrum, so that I can understand who does what
    3. To do a Scrum simulation; so that I have a real-world example to base the class exercises on
    4. To demonstrate how to create a product vision statement, so that I can establish a guiding light for the product, with the help of my stakeholders
    5. To demonstrate how to create a product roadmap, so that I can chart a course for the team and help build consensus with my stakeholders
    6. To demonstrate how to establish user roles and personas, so that I can ensure that I don’t miss an important stakeholder’s business need
    7. To understand story mapping, so that I can walk my stakeholders through my product and avoid missing some major functionality
    8. To understand how to test product assumptions, so that I build what my customers truly need
    9. To explain how to seed a product backlog, so that I can quickly establish enough backlog items so that the team can start sprinting
    10. To demonstrate how to write user stories, so that I can clearly articulate the who, what, and why behind a backlog item
    11. To demonstrate how to quickly assess business value, so that I can establish an initial priority for the backlog items in my product backlog
    12. To list several ways to prioritize my product backlog, so that I can determine the best approach for the situation at hand
    13. To refine my product backlog, so that it is ready for sprint planning
    14. To demonstrate how to create a release plan, so that I can determine the best time to put the product increment in my stakeholders’ hands
    15. To understand my role as a Product Owner during the sprint, so that I know how I can best support my team
    16. To list areas where we might get into trouble so that I know what to look out for as my organization implements Scrum

Benefits

  • Learn while 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 Education Units® (SEUs) and Professional Development Units (PDUs)
  • Increase your personal worth within your company and in the marketplace

Who Should Attend?

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

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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