Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO®)

    • Welcome to 3Back's CSPO® Course

    • About Your Instructors

    • Before we begin...

  • 2

    Introduction

    • Overview

    • What Scrum Is

    • My Goal

    • Dictionary of Common Scrum Terms

  • 3

    Module 1: Scrum in a Nutshell

    • Overview

    • The Team

    • The Backlog

    • The Release

    • The Sprint

    • Quiz: Scrum in a Nutshell

    • Group Discussion: Scrum in a Nutshell

    • Group Work: Scrum in a Nutshell

  • 4

    Module 2: The Scrum Team

    • Overview

    • Team Members

    • Other Scrum Team Roles

    • Roles External to the Team

    • Team Values

    • Cross-Functional and Self-Organized

    • Quiz: The Scrum Team

    • Group Discussion: The Scrum Team

    • Group Work: The Scrum Team

  • 5

    Module 3: The Team’s Product Owner

    • Overview

    • The Team’s Relationship with the Product Owner

    • Determining the Team’s Product Owner

    • “Two Yolks, One Egg” Pattern

    • Other Product Ownership Responsibilities

    • Quiz: The Team's Product Owner

    • Group Discussion: The Team's Product Owner

    • Group Work: The Team's Product Owner

  • 6

    Module 4: People Outside The Team

    • Overview

    • Three Basic Patterns

    • Business Owner

    • Discussion of Project, Program, and Product Management

    • Stakeholders

    • Subject Matter Experts

    • The Scrum Master and Outsiders

    • Summary

    • Quiz: People Outside The team

    • Group Discussion: People Outside The Team

    • Group Work: People Outside The Team

  • 7

    Module 5: Leadership

    • Overview

    • Teams and Team Captains

    • The Perfect Team Captain

    • Decision-Making Styles

    • Use Different Styles for Different Decisions

    • Emergent Leadership

    • Developing a Perfect Team Captain through Decision-Making

    • Summary

    • Quiz: Leadership

    • Group Discussion: Leadership

    • Group Work: Leadership

  • 8

    Module 6: What is ‘Product’?

    • Overview

    • Stakeholders Want What They Want

    • It’s All About the Feedback

    • Summary

    • Quiz: What is ‘Product’?

    • Group Discussion: What is ‘Product’?

    • Group Work: What is ‘Product’?

  • 9

    Module 7: The Backlog

    • Overview

    • Backlog Basics

    • Prioritization Buckets

    • Example

    • Comments on Prioritization Buckets

    • Describing Progress to Stakeholders

    • Backlog Terms for Software Development

    • Quiz: The Backlog

    • Group Discussion: The Backlog

    • Group Work: The Backlog

  • 10

    Module 8: Capabilities and Chores

    • Overview

    • A Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

    • Capabilities

    • Chores

    • Related Issues

    • Summary

    • Quiz: Capabilities and Chores

    • Group Discussion: Capabilities and Chores

    • Group Work: Capabilities and Chores

  • 11

    Module 9: Stories and Epics

    • Overview

    • Stories

    • Other Story Distinctions

    • Examples of Stories

    • Epics as Stories the Team Can’t Agree to Do

    • Epics as Containers

    • Summary

    • Quiz: Stories and Epics

    • Group Discussion: Stories and Epics

    • Group Work: Stories and Epics

  • 12

    Module 10: Technical Debt

    • Overview

    • Preventing Technical Debt

    • Removing Technical Debt

    • Summary

    • Quiz: Technical Debt

    • Group Discussion: Technical Debt

    • Group Work: Technical Debt

  • 13

    Module 11: The Story’s Agreement on Done

    • Overview

    • Coding Stories

    • Non Coding Stories

    • Examples for a Mature Team

    • Agreements on Epics

    • Other Topics about Story Agreements

    • Summary

    • Quiz: The Story’s Agreement on Done

    • Group Discussion: The Story’s Agreement on Done

    • Group Work: The Story’s Agreement on Done

  • 14

    Module 12: Velocity, Size, and Effort

    • Overview

    • Velocity

    • Not Everything Provides Velocity

    • Estimation

    • Summary

    • Quiz: Velocity, Size, and Effort

    • Group Discussion: Velocity, Size, and Effort

    • Group Work: Velocity, Size, and Effort

  • 15

    Module 13: Backlog Refinement

    • Overview

    • Backlog Refinement Discussion

    • Basic Prioritization Strategy

    • Prioritization Factors

    • Summary

    • Quiz: Backlog Refinement

    • Group Discussion: Backlog Refinement

    • Group Work: Backlog Refinement

  • 16

    Module 14: Planning Day

    • Overview

    • Product Review (1pm to 3pm)

    • Team Retrospective (3pm to 5pm)

    • Progress Assessment (Dinner Time)

    • Sprint Planning (10am to noon)

    • Summary

    • Quiz: Planning Day

    • Group Discussion: Planning Day

    • Group Work: Planning Day

  • 17

    Module 15: Agreement-Based Planning

    • Overview

    • General Strategy for Agreement-Based Sprint Planning

    • Non-Emergency Stories Should Actually Be ‘Ready’ for Planning

    • Re-Ordering

    • The Team Agrees to the Stories

    • Agreement and Technical Debt

    • Plan of Action

    • Appropriate Sprint Goals

    • Why I Like Agreement-Based Planning

    • Quiz: Agreement-Based Planning

    • Group Discussion: Agreement-Based Planning

    • Group Work: Agreement-Based Planning

  • 18

    Module 16: The Daily Scrum

    • Oerview

    • The Result Is Other Discussions

    • Other Questions

    • Focus on the Story

    • Summary

    • Quiz: The Daily Scrum

    • Group Discussion: The Daily Scrum

    • Group Work: The Daily Scrum

  • 19

    Module 17: Scaling An Organization

    • Overview

    • Growing an Organization

    • Absorbing another Organization

    • Exploiting Economies of Scale and Refactoring

    • Decentralizing some Client Contact

    • Quiz: Scaling An Organization

    • Group Discussion: Scaling An Organization

    • Group Work: Scaling An Organization

  • 20

    Closing

    • About Your Certificate