During this two-day course, students will develop and consolidate their knowledge of the Scrum framework and the responsibilities of a Product Owner through instruction and team exercises. Students will learn techniques that they can use to help them overcome the challenges they often face on a daily basis. They will do so while learning better ways to work with the organization, stakeholders, customers, and their team to bring greater value to the delivered product.
-Increase business agility through the successful execution of the Product Owner role
-Recognize the value of a product rather than the mindset of the project
-Learn how to link business strategy to product execution using Scrum.
-Understand that the Product Owner is an Agile Product Manager Understand
-Scrum principles and empiricism
-Understand the responsibilities of the Product Owner within the Scrum team
-Learn how to align the team around the business strategy, product vision, product goal and sprint goal
-Find ways to effectively communicate the business strategy, the product vision and purpose
-Learn product backlog management, release management and forecasting techniques
-Identify measures that can be used to track the creation of value and successful delivery of the product
-Discover techniques to interact with stakeholders, customers and Scrum team members
The Evidence-Based Management™(EBM) framework is an Agile approach to help leaders guide their teams toward continuous improvement in customer outcomes, organizational capabilities and commercial results. EBM focuses on customer value and intentional experimentation to systematically improve an organization’s performance and achieve its strategic goals.
-Understand the key aspects of goals and measures and how they influence behaviors and the culture and values of an organization
-Help organizations adopt empiricism as a leadership approach. Use experimentation to move incrementally toward organizational goals
-An appreciation of how purpose and trust work together to enable autonomy, transparency and value creation
-Correlate market leadership and sustainability with curiosity, adaptation and empiricism
-Understand how to use EBM and its KVAs to focus measurements on improving market value and operational capabilities
The Scaled Professional Scrum (SPS) with Nexus course is designed as an activity-based workshop where students develop a set of skills that can be applied to overcome challenges when scaling up Scrum. In this two-day course*, students work together in a Nexus to organize and simulate a product development project on a large scale.
-Identify typical scaling challenges and learn principles and techniques to overcome them
-Understand how to find the right scale to your organization and processes, including when to reduce or « downsizing
-Discover the negative impact of inter-team dependencies on value creation on a large scale. Find out how to identify, visualize, minimize and remove dependencies with cross-team refinement
-Learn how the Nexus framework extends and reinforces key Scrum principles to enable value creation at scale
-See the Nexus framework in action – including events, responsibilities and artifacts
-Experience with team organization, work organization and Nexus management techniques. Learn how to create value across the Nexus instead of optimizing the work of individual teams
The Professional Scrum TM with Kanban Level I (PSK I) assessment is available to anyone who wants to validate their knowledge of how Scrum teams can use Scrum with Kanban to support value creation and delivery.
Taking a course is not mandatory. Although it is strongly recommended to take a Professional Scrum with Kanban course
If you feel you already have a high level of knowledge about Professional Scrum with Kanban, you have the option of taking the PSK I assessment directly. The PSK I assessment is based on the areas of Professional Scrum with Kanban: Kanban Practices, Agile Metrics and The Scrum Framework.
The assessment is in place to ensure that you understand how Scrum teams can use Kanban. Many questions ask the candidate to reflect on or interpret the meaning of the Kanban Guide for Scrum Teams and the Scrum Guide and/or apply the content of the PSK domains and, in some cases, apply their own experience.
Prepare for the evaluation
The PSK I assessment is based on the Professional Scrum with Kanban domains. The assessment is comprehensive and rigorous. Many questions ask you to reflect on or interpret the meaning of the Kanban Guide for Scrum Teams and the Scrum Guide, apply the content of the PSK domains, and in some cases apply your own experience. Find additional information to help you prepare for the PSK I assessment and ways to learn more about Scrum.
Professional Scrum with User Experience ™ (PSU) is a hands- on, activity-based course where students discover how Scrum and user experience (UX) align and integrate to create cross-functional teams that connect more closely with end users and customers, ultimately delivering more value and improved outcomes. By working together in a dual-track agile process, Scrum team members can work more effectively to balance discovery work with delivery work.
-Develop a common understanding of what Professional means Scrum
-Dispel many myths about user experience and its relationship with Agile and Scrum
-Discover how the UX mindset and the Scrum framework complement, align and integrate
-Learn about the benefits of viewing work as problems to be solved and the role of the business problem statement in
-Understand how the Scrum team can connect more closely with end users and customers
-Understand how « easily » and « quickly » we can do product development and include UX
-Learn the benefits of viewing work as problems to be solved and how business problem statements can frame the discussion
-Learn common patterns for using UX practices in a Sprint and within a cross-functional team that includes UX professionals…