Scrum Alliance®
Certified Scrum Product Owner® Training

The introduction of Scrum has progressed rapidly in most countries, but there are stories such as “failure” and “ambiguous role”. In fact, product owners play an important role in successfully guiding and causing succeeding projects. In this seminar, you will learn about the role of product owners and their methods.

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<Class learning content>

  • Coordinating multi-team and large projects
  • Budgeting and delivery management
  • 7 important personas
  • Visual vision statement
  • Release plan
  • Fast and effective decision-making strategy
  • Agile negotiations
  • How to create a user story
  • How to split backlog items

<Certified Scrum Trainer>

Joe Justice
Joe teaches Scrum at many major global companies and is active in more than 20 countries around the world. Guidance on the practice of Scrum in a wide range of fields including the manufacturing industry.

<Learning format>

This is an online class that utilizes Zoom. We will form a team in the breakout room, and we will invite all the participants to participate in the lecture, including the workshop format.

Learn through hands-on experience by practicing Scrum as a team while leveraging virtual boards created with Miro.

<About qualification>

This seminar includes all the curriculum required for certification. After two days of training, all participants will be given the opportunity to adopt the Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) certification. Adopting this certification will give you certification from the Scrum Alliance. The tuition fee includes the Scrum Alliance certification fee. There is no exam required for the Certified Scrum Product Owner credential beyond the endorsement of your Certified Scrum Trainer instructor.

It is possible to apply collectively for companies and arrange seminars according to your needs.
Please contact us for details.

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Basic knowledge of Scrum

“Scrum” is one of the agile methods and is used by many companies.

We divide the project into short periods of several weeks, and within that short period we carry out a series of tasks from planning, execution, testing to completion. It is a framework that completes a project step by step while repeating the work of completing a part.

Leveraging Scrum increases flexibility, allowing you to respond quickly to market needs and accelerate organizational innovation.

Responsible for maximizing the value of your products and prioritizing your work.

Responsible for promoting and supporting Scrum.

Make available increments.

A short activity cycle from project planning to completion. Make sure to complete the increment when the sprint is complete. (Sprint is an event that includes the following four)

The entire Scrum team will participate. The developer creates a sprint backlog to complete the top priority product backlog item.

The product owner considers the goals to be achieved in the sprint and the product backlog items.

The shortest meeting to re-plan your day’s work for optimal output.

At the end of the sprint, we will inspect the increments and, if necessary, scrutinize the product backlog. The Scrum team and stakeholders review the sprint outcomes.

Check the status of the Scrum team and the improvements in the next sprint. Do this after the sprint review and before the next sprint planning begins.

A list of sprint-sized projects, products, and services. The product owner is responsible and the team helps.

A plan for developers to work on top product backlog items to meet the definition of completion and acceptance criteria within the sprint.

A project, product, or service that is up and running.

In the column or list just to the left of the product backlog, you can consider options for future work.

In a meeting that everyone attends, scrutinize the items in the “Not Ready” column and prioritize the product backlog. The product backlog meets the definition of ready.

A ready product backlog item is less risky as it is more than 80% likely to complete its work within the sprint, demonstrating sufficient clarity and business integrity.

A place to place work waiting for external dependencies, such as another team or vendor, or a robotic process that is out of the control of the team.

The team’s commitment is that every work completed must meet its defined quality standards.

A column for each sprint. Scrolls back four or more sprints to show what meets the definition of completion and has been accepted by the team’s customers in each previous sprint.

It is usually above the sprint backlog. Shows to what the team members have agreed. The list is usually less than 10 items for you to remember and use.

A time chart showing what items meet the definition of completion and when they were completed. Sprint burndown charts can quickly answer the question of when a particular scope will complete.

A time chart that shows when and what met the definition of completion as you forecast release of a larger product from your current or past sprints.

Usually just to the right of the completion board, users, buyers, maintainers, purchasing influencers, people who fund projects, or potential impacts that are likely to impact the release or use of the product. Shows stakeholders, compliance officers, etc. within a company. For each persona, make a short list of short names, pictures you imagine, what you want from the product or service you’re building, and related dislikes and causes of dissatisfaction. Create a backlog to please each persona to assess value and mitigate risk. Maximize profits for any persona.

By looking at recently completed projects, teams can quickly and accurately predict the effort and complexity of the next project. Then, by predicting the completion time according to the definition of completion and acceptance criteria, you can know when it will be completed and whether the team is speeding up or slowing down.

Reference projects are based on how much revenue you ultimately make, how much impact you ultimately have on your company’s mission, how much you mitigate risk, and whether you have learned new abilities. This will create a value score. Value scores that can be referenced from past projects allow product owners to quickly assess their rough value to the company. Considering the size of the effort and the technical dependencies, we will work on the most valuable and least labor-intensive work first.

A large board with rows for each team working and columns for each team to see each completed sprint. It shows the KPIs needed to run the entire business. In reality, these KPIs are usually the amount or resources each team spends on that sprint, and the amount or resources that the output of that sprint brings to the company. The board may also include the number of points of work the team completed in the sprint, quality issues and quality scores in the output of the sprint, and specifically what was completed in the sprint.

Certified Scrum Product Owner

Certified Scrum Product Owner® is a certification provided by the Scrum Alliance®.

The main roles and responsibilities of Scrum product owners are:

Prioritize the work of the Scrum team
Product prioritization
Selection and approval of work
Keep customers up to date on status and get feedback

Product owners and Scrum Masters play different roles in the Scrum (Agile) development model. However, both have the same purpose of adding value to project management. The Scrum Master focuses on the team and its operations, while the product owner thinks about the project from the customer’s perspective. The product owner is responsible for managing the product backlog and keeping it visible and visible at all times. The Scrum Master, on the other hand, is responsible for motivating the team and helping to remove obstacles to facilitate the progress of the project.

The process for obtaining a Certified Scrum Master qualification is as follows:

1. Take face-to-face or online classes from a certified Scrum trainer.
2. Upon completion of the class course, the Scrum Alliance® will grant you a Certified Scrum Product Owner® certificate.

* There is no test.
* It is recommended but not required to first obtain a Certified ScrumMaster® credential.

Those who are active as product owners
Those who want to build a career as a product owner
Those who want to prioritize Scrum teams and promote Scrum development
Those who want to maximize the benefits of the Scrum project
Team manager

CSPO class training

This class provides essential basic training for experienced Scrum Product Owners and those who will become Scrum Product Owners in the future. It is recommended but not required to first obtain a Certified ScrumMaster® credential.

Those who are active as Scrum Product Owners
Those who want to build a career as a Scrum Product Owners
Scrum team of product owners and developers
Those who want to introduce Scrum
Team manager