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Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) — Minneapolis, MN

June 4, 2019 - June 5, 2019


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Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) — Minneapolis, MN — June 04-05 2019$1,260.00 $1,080.00
Early bird sale ends 05/28/19


Date and Time
June 4-5 2019
9:00am - 5:00pm daily
Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)


Senior Agility Instructor & President


Normandale Community College
9700 France Ave South
Bloomington, MN 55431 United States

Partnership Center – Room P0806


Duration: 2 days
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge or experience with Scrum or agile
Required Reading: Scrum 101: A Pocket Guide
Outcome: CSPO certification


Agile Foundations

  • Agility: Values and Principles
  • Agile Framework: Roles, Artifacts, and Ceremonies

Agile Visioning

  • Problems and Solutions
  • Stakeholders and Users
  • Needs and Features
  • Assumptions, Dependencies, and Constraints
  • Other Requirements

Agile Roadmapping

  • Layers
  • Releases and Milestones
  • Elements and Dependencies

Working with User Roles, User Stories, and Acceptance Tests

  • Understanding Context and Users
  • User Stories and Gathering Techniques
  • INVEST in Good Stories
  • Acceptance Tests and Detailing User Stories
  • The Product Owner in the Enterprise

Course Goals and Objectives

  • Create compelling visions and actionable roadmapping
  • Use three roles, three ceremonies, and three artifacts to manage the flow of work
  • Work with user roles, user stories, and acceptance tests

What you get…

  • Engaging Scrum training from a leading industry expert with years of practical experience
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) designation upon successful completion of the 2 day course
  • Certification by the Scrum Alliance as a Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)
  • Two (2) year membership to the Scrum Alliance ($50 value)
  • PMP’s – 14 PDU’s from PMI® upon completion of this course.
  • An introduction to the latest thinking about scrum, which we call ScrumH.
  • Free download of Scrum 101 the e-Book. Get the introductory scoop on Scrum. Learn the basics on Scrum roles, events and artifacts.
  • Refreshments and lunch served both days
  • Course kit includes a color workbook/reference guide, sprint planning cards, and job aids

Discover ScrumH, the scale-ready extension of Scrum.

Single Team Scrum Handbook

  • Identify how ScrumH transforms Team roles in Development.
  • Leverage your knowledge of ScrumH with groundbreaking insight to make Scrum work better in your reality.
  • Interested in learning more? Join us for the Scrum Zone Conference in Chicago on November 5-9, 2018.

Why Attend 3Back’s Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) Training?

Who Should Attend

This course is suited for people–

  • Representing the needs of users and customers in development of agile products
  • Facing complex product/project development efforts on all levels of the corporate structure dealing with rapidly changing demands and complex efforts
  • Project Managers, Product Managers, Architects, Analysts, Developers, Testers,
  • Operations, Sales and Support Team Members
  • Directors, Managers and Executives (CIO’S, CTO’s, CMO’s, and CEO’s)

Why a Scrum Product Owner

  • Product Owners hold a key role in delivering and developing complex products.
  • Managing the feature work of a story is a critical Product Owner skill.
  • Adapting between an outward and an inward facing product development vision is the key to success.

High Quality Training from Top Scrum Experts at 3Back

  • Delivered by leading Scrum trainers in the US
  • Training utilizing modern adult learning practices
  • Robust simulations and relevant Scrum applications

Recommended Prerequisites

  • Although this is an introductory class, it is strongly recommended that students have a basic understanding of Scrum and Agile concepts.
  • To enhance your basic knowledge in advance of the course, consider reviewing some of the following resources on exploringscrum.com and blog.3back.com
  • Practical agile or Scrum experience.

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Get To Done®
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Scrum Dictionary
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Optional Reading for the Course

Exploring Scrum: The Fundamentals 
by Dan Rawsthorne and Doug Shimp
This book takes a deep, exploratory, look into the Scrum framework, and offers advice about how to think about it, and how to use it. Some of this advice is philosophical, some is pragmatic, some is practical, and some of it is controversial. This book is not an introductory text.

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