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Certified Scrum Product Owner(CSPO) 16-17 Jan Virtual Training from Bill Li

Toronto, ON

CSPO Virtual training delivered by Bill Li(CST) - SimpliAxis LLCAbout this EventCourse Overview:This Certified Scrum Product Owner course is a 2-day intensive introduction to the product visioning & feature exploration and requirement management based in the Scrum framework detailing how Scrum and related product management & agile practices are applied by Product Owner and Scrum teams to rapidly validate product ideas, evolve requirements, and deliver potentially shippable products in frequent, time-boxed iterations. The course uses a combination of lecture and experiential learning to instill a practical understanding of Scrum focusing on the activities the Product Owner, Team and other stakeholders perform while delivering to their commitments and aspiring to achieve hyper-productivity and product greatness.The course covers or reviews high level of the core concepts of Scrum framework and Agile including: values/principles, roles, activities, and artifacts that are applied to realize product requirements and project delivery; the Product Owner role including responsibilities and behavioral characteristics; and how he/she collaborates with and the role of a self-organizing, cross-functional development team as the primary organizational unit through which the product is developed and delivered. We will appropriately cover some effective agile product strategy and managment tools and related practices which may include Visioning with Golden Circles-Start with "WHY", Customer Insights, Impact Mapping, Story Mapping, Lean Startup, and Design Thinking etc. The Scrum framework will be applied in a mini-project simulation where the concepts of user stories, agile estimation, prioritization, and adaptive release planning are practiced in detail assuring participants have a practical understanding of the techniques.In addition, we will cover views on agile project management principles, how to steer a release with full life-cycle view and start with the "end" in mind, with quality-driven mindset and establish a sprint goal to frequently deliver potentially shippable product increments in series of time-boxed iterations. Collaboration between the Product Owner and development team and stakeholders will be explained as well. Lots of hands-on exercises, games and class discussions.Bill Li, the primary trainer and Managing Principal of UPerform Consulting Group, has over 25 years of domestic and oversea IT experience and is the Chinese translator and co-translator of 3 Scrum books written by Ken Schwaber and Mike Cohn. Bill brings significant practical experience in agile and traditional project delivery including XP, PMBOK based methodology etc.About a week before coming to class you'll receive via email pre-requisite Scrum overview reading material. Additionally, as part of the two-day class each participant will receive the following:• Many valuable reference materials including electronic copy of training materials, checklists, case studies, experience reports, and recommended reading and video watching list etc.• Planning poker cards• 2-year membership with the Scrum AllianceParticipants can also claim 16 PDUs with the PMI.This course is organized by UPerform Agile Academy and SimpliAxis - Leading providers of Scrum and Agile Training and Coaching Services.Cancellation Policy: CSPO courses are taught by Certified Scrum Trainers. Taking a CSPO course, and accepting the license agreement designates you as a Certified Scrum Product Owner, which indicates that you have been introduced to and understand the concepts and techniques you need to perform as a Scrum Product Owner or anyone supporting, collaborating or coaching the Product Owner.Details:Group Discounts:• 3 Participants 7% Discount• 5 or more Participants 12% Discount• 10 or more Participants please contact us at or +1-361-998-XXXX, +1-249-500-XXXXThe course is delivered by 1 most experienced enterprise agile coach and trainer: Bill Li.Bill Li, CST (Certified Scrum Trainer), and consultant & coach active around the globe, Managing Principal of UPerform Consulting Group. With over 25 years of cross-functional experiences in IT sector, Bill is among the pioneers who promoted Scrum and Agile since 2007, and is active contributor and speaker at agile community in China and across the world, including major Scrum and Agile conferences.Bill enjoys developing people and organizations through high quality Scrum and Agile training and consulting/coaching services. His passion lies in helping clients’ product development organizations and teams to become more effective, having less waste and fewer impediments in their processes, less pressure, higher enjoyment, and producing better product and services, in an open, transparent, creative, and self-organized environment.Bill translated Agile Project Management with Scrum by Ken Schwaber into simplified Chinese and published it in 2007. He also co-translated Ken's next book on Scrum & Enterprise and Mike Cohn’s User Stories Applied, together with other 2 titles in Project Management area. Bill is MBA from Schulich School of Business, York University, and Bachelor of Engineering from South China University of Technology. He lives in Shanghai, China and Vancouver, BC, Canada.This course is organized by UPerform and SimpliAxis - Leading Provider of Scrum and Agile Training and Coaching services. With outstanding references from highly satisfied corporate clients and individual CSM and CSPO students, we are your clear choice for all of your Scrum and Agile training needs.Agenda:1. Product ownership Thinking exercise: Success in product development/project management and what brings that?2. Great product ownership: Parable of Stone video interview by Steve Jobs3. Agile Foundation Reviewa. Agile is a stateb. Empirical v.s. Defined Processc. High performance teamd. Exercise: Agile Culture – Competitive Values Frameworke. Agile Values and Principlesf. The healthy eco-system of product deliveryg. Agile Product Development/Delivery Life Cycle: the Risk-Value-Tail curveh. Scrum: The Delivery Framework & The Learning Framework4. Start with WHY – The Golden Circle5. Product Visioninga. Characteristics of good visionb. IRACIS – Connecting Vision and Business Goalsc. Exercise: Lean Canvas or Product Vision Board for product visioning and positioning6. Impact Mapping Framework Intro: WHY-WHO-HOW-WHAT7. The WHO – customer insightsa. Actors: different approachesb. User roles and Personasc. Exercise: Defining your WHO and create a Persona8. The HOW – the real Impact to/of your customers and usersa. Vs. Epic and Themeb. Where is the IMPACT (from 2 different perspectives)c. Empathy on your WHOsd. Exercise: create your HOWs9. The WHAT – the solution to bring the IMPACTa. DEEP principle of healthy Product Backlogb. Exercise: what types of items in Product Backlog?c. User Stories & Technical Storiesd. 3C model & INVEST principle and vertical slicinge. Exercise: create your WHATs (your PBIs)f. Product Backlog granularityg. User story and acceptance criteriah. Different approaches in breaking down requirementsI. Backlog Refinement: The S.Q.A.M – an effective pattern for requirement group workshop (Scope-Questions-Assumptions-Mockup)10. Prioritization and Ordering the Product Backloga. Do you really need those features: the art of “Say No”b. Different Techniques: MoSCoW, Simple Prioritization, Kano Model, Theme Scoring etc.c. Value, Cost, Risk, Time-to-Market, Dependencies and Learning11. Video: Design Thinking by Ideo12. Validation of your ideas with Validation Board13. Exercise: Story Map and Product Roadmap14. MMF & MVP (Minimum Marketable Feature & Minimum Viable Product)15. Release Planning, Tracking and Sprintsa. Agile project triangleb. Agile Planning and Estimation overviewc. Release Planningd. Release Burn-down and Release Burn-upe. DoR: Definition of Ready for a Sprintf. DoD: Definition of Done (different levels?)16. Scrum Framework Review Exercise: Create your own Scrum17. Scrum Simulation (Optional): During one Sprint, the 4 Scrum meetings18. The Scrum Roles and Product Ownera. Exercise: Create your Product Ownerb. Team & ScrumMasterc. Desired characteristics of Product Ownerd. Product Owner’s collaboration with self-organizing teame. Product Owner’s collaboration with others in the eco-systemf. Video: The Product Owner in a nut-shell19. Scaling Product Ownership in a large organization20. The balancing art of Product Owner and great Product Ownership21. Final Q&AWho Should Attend:This 2-day class is targeted to individuals practicing or looking to perform as a Product Owner or member of a Scrum Team including the ScrumMaster, but is also highly valuable for anyone interested in Scrum including Product Managers, Business Analysts, Line and Functional Managers, Software Quality Assurance Team Members, Project Managers, Team Leaders, Development Team Members, , Software Testing Team Members, etc.
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