Professional Scrum Product Owner

The 2-day Professional Scrum Product Owner level 1 (PSPO 1) course provides the foundational knowledge needed to work with Scrum in a highly practical way, specifically from the viewpoint of the role of Product Owner role. The course is a combination of instruction and team-based exercises where students experience how the Scrum Framework improves product development efforts.

Throughout the course, students will develop and solidify their knowledge of being a Product Owner through instruction and team-based exercises. The breadth of the role’s responsibilities in delivering a successful product will become more clear from an Agile perspective. Metrics are identified to track the creation of value and the successful delivery of the product to the marketplace.

Participants are eligible to claim 14 PDUs from Project Management Institute (PMI), upon attending this course.

At the end of the training, the participants shall be able to:

Have a clear understanding of the mechanics of Scrum
Know how the Product Owner fits into Scrum
Successfully work with Scrum Teams and stakeholders
Effectively increase business agility
Module 1 – The Agile Framework (1.5 hrs)

ACTIVITY: The Stand-Up Meeting (for participant introductions)
Introduction to Agile
History of Agile Movement
The Agile Manifesto of Software Development (Values and Principles)
ACTIVITY: Linking Agile Principles to Values
Module 2 – The Fundamentals of Scrum (1.5 hrs)

Scrum Basics and Project Lifecycle
Product Strategy
Release Planning
Sprint Zero
ACTIVITY: Create a Vision Box and high-level Release Plan
Module 3 – Roles and Responsibilities in Scrum Teams (1.0 hrs)

Scrum Teams: Cross-functional and Self-organising
Fundamentals of the Product Owner Role
Working with Stakeholders
Working with the Development Team
The Scrum Master
ACTIVITY: Creating a Scrum team, establishing team norms
Module 4 – Value-Driven Development and Product Backlog (5.0 hrs)

Customer Research and Product Discovery
Testing Product Assumptions
User Story Lifecycle
ACTIVITY: Identifying key epics and writing user stories
Differentiating Outcome and Output
Defining Value
Ordering Items using MoSCoW
Creating and Refining Items (Compound and Complex Slicing)
ACTIVITY: creating a Prioritised Backlog for the product
Module 5 – Sprint Planning and Execution (5.0 hrs)

Sprint Planning
Estimating Size of Epics and Stories using Planning Poker
ACTIVITY: Use Planning Poker to size the Stories in the Backlog
Sprint Backlog and Task List
ACTIVITY: Creating a detailed Sprint Plan
The Burn Down and Burn Up Charts to track progress
Sprint Review
ACTIVITY: Conducting a Sprint Review with the Product Owner and Customer
Sprint Retrospective
Module 6 – Release Management (2.0 hrs)

Product Ownership with Multiple Teams
Scaling Scrum to larger projects (Scrum of Scrums)
ACTIVITY: Create a Release Plan for a Multiple Team project
Summary and Class Closure

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BridgingMinds Network Pte Ltd was founded in 2011, with a mission in advocating the engagement and development of human capital. With a strong belief in enabling people as the next milestone in productivity growth, we started looking for the right formula to create this story. Today, we are position as the leading Talent Management and Development Company with an unsurpassed ability to provide key services to our clients. We are able to do this, starting from transforming a company via competency framework, which leads to greater alignment to organization strategic requirements to providing various options to develop these competencies. As a human resource solution provider, we provide organisations, expertise in Skills Framework for Infocomm Technology plus library of competency matrix from other parts of the world. With it, we also provide a suite of cloud-based solutions to better manage human capital assets, skills inventory and enablement. In the area of talent development, we cater to a wide variety of needs from classroom training, courseware distribution as well as online learning system. We work on a variety of training programs, combining various methodologies & development mix such as online with classroom facilitation for our clients.