Scrum Product Owner

Course Description

This 2-day course provides the foundations of being a Product Owner.

The Product Owner is responsible for ensuring clear communication of product functionality to the Scrum Team, defining Acceptance Criteria, and ensuring those criteria are met. The Product Owner must understand and support the needs and interests of all stakeholders, while also understanding the needs and workings of the Scrum Team.

Successful candidates will be awarded the Scrum Product Owner Certified (SPOC™) certification by SCRUMstudy after successfully completing this course and passing the online proctored certification exam.

  • 40 ScrumStudy RCUs

  • ScrumStudy Exam fee included

  • 3-year membership with ScrumStudy

  • Scrum Book of Knowledge (SBOK) and learning materials provided.

Course Overview

Agile and Scrum Overview

We’ll discuss the history of Agile and Scrum, why they came to be, and dive into the Agile Philosophy.

Scrum Framework

We’ll introduce the Scrum Process, and the roles involved in Scrum. We’ll discuss how Scrum treats time, and how it improves the quality of the resulting product by defining what it means to be done.

The Role of the Product Owner

We’ll present the qualities of an effective Product Owner, and the role they take as the voice of the customer

Personas

We’ll discuss the purpose of Personas and how spending the time creating them leads to designing and delivering effective software for your customers.

User Stories and Product Backlog

We’ll discuss User Stories, how to create them and how they form the Product Backlog

Practical Applications

There will be a classroom exercise throughout the duration of the course, which will apply the concepts being learned, by producing a product vision, personas, user stories and backlogs.

What you will learn

Be a Product Owner

You will be able to describe how Scrum works, and how to function as a Product Owner in your organisation.

The Scrum Process

You will understand the Scrum process and use this knowledge to build better products.

The Scrum Roles

You will understand the 3 main roles of Scrum. The Scrum Master, the Product Owner, and the Scrum Team. Build a Scrum team from the ground up using this knowledge.

The Scrum Artifacts

You will understand the difference types of artifacts in Scrum, why they’re important, and when and how to use them.