Professional Scrum Product Owner Live Virtual Class, Aug 17-18, 2020

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Course Overview

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Due to the global Coronavirus outbreak this interactive Scrum training is an Online Live Virtual Class - learn more here

 

Being a professional Product Owner encompasses more than writing requirements or managing a Product Backlog. Product Owners need to have a concrete understanding of all product management aspects, including but not limited to product ownership, that drives value from their products. 

Professional Scrum Product Owner PSPO) is a 2-day course that focuses on all of these areas to teach students how to maximize the value of products and systems. PSPO is the cutting-edge course for Product Owners, Agile product managers and anyone responsible for a product’s success in the market. In this course, students will develop and solidify their knowledge of being a Product Owner through instruction and team-based exercises.

The course also includes a free attempt at the globally recognized Professional Scrum Product Owner I certification exam (PSPO I).

What You Will Learn

Over the 2 days, 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.

The PSPO course is much more than just a set of slides and an instructor. In this course, students work on real-life cases with other classmates together as a team. This course is made up of discussions and hands-on exercises.

View the different Focus Areas covered within this class and others.

Certification Assessments

All participants completing the PSPO course receive one password to take the PSPO I assessment. PSPO class participants who attempt the PSPO I assessment within 14 days of receiving their free password and do not score at least 85% will be granted a 2nd attempt at no additional cost..  As a student of the PSPO class, you are also entitled to a discount on the PSPO II assessment

PRODUCT OWNER - ADVANCED

Mastering the Product Owner Stances

The Product Owner’s role is multifaceted, requiring the practitioner to engage in behaviors and adopt mindsets beyond the core of Agility and the Scrum Framework. This course surfaces these behaviors by challenging the student to adopt several different Product Owner stances:

·       Customer Representative - focused on understanding customer problems, challenges and potential opportunities

·       Visionary - communicating the vision, future state and possibilities in ways that foster common understanding

·       Experimenter - focusing on innovation, hypothesis testing and validating potential value to spark product innovation

·       Influencer - communicating with and influencing stakeholders, customers and the Scrum Team to act with common purpose

·       Collaborator - seeking input, ideas and feedback from others

·       Decision Maker - focusing on creating maximum impact by making clear choices and decisions

 

This 2-day Professional Product Owner - Advanced (PSPO-A) course focuses on helping experienced practitioners expand their ability to establish a solid vision, validate their hypotheses, and ultimately deliver more value to their stakeholders. It is intended for Product Owners who are looking to grow their knowledge and abilities.

 

This course is an interactive, experiential workshop where attendees explore topics through a series of exercises and discussions. Students should have at least one year of Product Owner experience and a practical knowledge of Scrum in order to participate in and benefit from these exercises.

 

Course Topics

·       Understanding your products

·       Who are your customers?

·       Connecting product features to customer outcomes

·       Communicating the product vision and strategy

·       Value and pricing models

·       Innovation and experimentation

·       Stakeholders and stakeholder management

·       Agile governance, budgeting and contracting in relation to Scrum

 

Course Objectives

·       Students are provided with a clear path to moving forward in their Product Owner journey through an exploration of the different stances a Product Owner takes.

·       Students learn about the various types of stakeholders that Product Owners represent and how to best work with them.

·       Students will gain a better understanding of how to use vision, value, and validation to create a competitive advantage for any product.

·       Students are introduced to modern complementary practices through discussions, case studies, and exercises.

 

Who Should Attend

The Professional Product Owner-Advanced course is an advanced course specifically designed for Product Owners and product managers who have practical experience managing or owning a product.

 

It is also beneficial to Scrum Masters and stakeholders who work with Product Owners. It is particularly beneficial for those with at least one year of building products with a Scrum Team.

 

Assessment Certification

All participants completing the Professional Scrum Product Owner - Advanced course receive a password to take the PSPO II assessment and are entitled to a discount on the PSPO III assessment. The industry-recognized PSPO certifications require a minimum passing score on these rigorous assessments.

Price: GBP 850

Course Details

Location

Live Virtual Class
 Europe/London
 
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Date

Aug 17, 2020
Aug 18, 2020

More Information

Language: English

ABOUT THE TRAINER

Jay is a passionate Agilist with deep industry knowledge, gained through over 20 years of working on the front line with teams and leaders across a variety of business environments, including the software development and financial sectors.

Teaching through active, experience-based sessions, using techniques from 'Training from the back of the room', Liberating Structures and NLP, Jay provides rapid learning that gets the ideas in the muscle. 

With an approach designed to help trainees understand where they are within a teams maturity cycle, they then learn to make the right moves to ensure that the team performance improves dramatically and measurably. Those attending Jay’s courses walk away with far more than just a certification, they understand how to use what they know with the right timing to help their clients perform.

Jay’s vision is to assist institutions in empowering their mission-critical teams across many sectors and to facilitate their journey to agility through both people and process development. 

As an active consultant, Jay specialises in business transformations through training, mentoring, coaching and consulting with business leaders and teams to consistently deliver success through close collaboration. His clients reach beyond the IT sector and have included market leaders such as Fidelity Investments, Deutsche Bank, Reuters, Cazenove Capital and Schroders Investment Management.

 

What Our Clients Have to Say

“I have had the great fortune of having Jay's expertise and advice available to me on multiple levels at Schroders. I went on his excellent PSM training course and he has also offered me practical and astute advice on how to improve as a team coach. When I mention to people that Jay also offered me assistance as a mentor, those that have worked with him say things like "he was awesome to work with". I always wholeheartedly agree with them.”

Ben Reynolds, Team Coach & Facilitator
Schroders

“Jay is an exceptional Agile coach and trainer of the highest calibre. I had the pleasure of being instructed by him for a Product Ownership course and he exudes passion in everything he does. His training sessions were highly focused, interactive and collaborative. Jay took the time to make sure we actually learned the theory and challenged us to apply it in our project. Far removed from the usual training methods of rushing through textbooks to pass an exam!”

Prabhjit Bhinder, Business Analyst
Legal & General Investment Management America

“Recently completed a fantastic Scrum Master Course and now officially certified, but I cannot stress how supportive Jay and team have been through this process, he has a unique teaching "collaborative "style which just works. PSMI is truly a great skill to acquire and looking forward to my Agile journey now :)”

Amanda Hilaire, Lead PMO Consultant for Regulatory Enterprise Change Schroders

I attended the PSM1 Scrum Master course run by Jay. It was very interactive and fun. We talked through many real life scenarios, so didn’t just learn the theory. Jay is a great motivator and keeps you on your toes. He gave our group lots of confidence so when the exam was upon us it was a walk in the park!

Lena Touqan, Project/Change Manager at Schroders

Excellent trainer/coach able to combine instruction, practical exercises - give you the knowledge to pass an exam AND have fun. I walked away with not only a certification but the confidence to apply what I had learned to my role in the workplace. Highly recommended.

Karen Faulder, Global Programme Lead at Schroders

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Certification

There are many benefits to be had by mastering Scrum:

  • Increased efficiency, productivity and creativity
  • Highly collaborative and innovative teams
  • Career enhancement and personal development
  • Increased job opportunities

The list could go on and on.

If you want to get Agile and master the most popular framework in the world, sign up now using the link below.

If you have any further questions you can email us on hello@fractalsystems.co.uk or fill up the contact form on our website https://fractalsystems.co.uk/contact-us/

 

 

Venue

Live Virtual Class (Online Remote Training) 

Learn more here: https://www.fractalsystems.co.uk/agile-scrum-training/

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