Whether you are a Product Owner, Portfolio Manager, Program Manager, Product Manager or Business Analyst; or simply responsible for defining product vision or requirements this course is for you.
Prerequisites This course has no prerequisites. However depending on your experience with scrum and agile we recommend you familiarize (or re-familiarize) yourself with the Agile Manifesto and Scrum as defined completely in the Scrum Guide by Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland, the originators of Scrum.
- Overview of Scrum
- Scrum Roles
- Product Backlog
- Agile Portfolio Management
- Release Planning
- Sprint Planning
Following successful completion of the course, each participant will be designated a Certified Scrum Product Owner. There is no exam for this course, full attendance and completion of the group exercises are the only prerequisites for certification. This certification includes a one year membership in the Scrum Alliance, where additional member–only material and information is available.
Project Management Institute (PMI): This course counts as 15 of the 21 contact hours needed of Agile Project Management Training to be eligible for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) certification.
This course also counts for 15 Professional Development Units (PDUs).
Trainer: Colin Bird
Colin is an experienced technical and commercial leader with over 25 years in the IT industry, including the development of many high profile multichannel ecommerce systems. He is passionate about improving software delivery right across the lifecycle, from business idea through to production quality code and has helped many teams of all sizes adopt Agile techniques to dramatically improve their performance.
As an active member of the Agile community Colin has built close associations with other thought leaders and contributed new thinking in areas such as scaling Agile techniques to support large programmes.
As the CTO of Conchango, Colin formed the Agile practice and drove the Scrum for Team System tools group. EMC acquired Conchango in 2008, leading to a new role as Global Head of Agile for EMC Consulting. Along with some very talented colleagues, Colin formed RippleRock in late 2009 to dedicate itself to the task of assisting customers drive dramatic improvements in their software development capability.