Scrum Product Owner Certified (SPOC)


About this course:    

Scrum Product Owner Certified (SPOC™) certification exam is designed to confirm applicants practical and working knowledge of Scrum that equips them to handle the business aspects and stakeholders in a Scrum environment. Product Owner represents the interests of the stakeholders in the Scrum Team. Commonly called ‘the voice of the customer’, the Product Owner is responsible for ensuring clear communication of product or service functionality requirements. The Product Owner also prioritizes the requirements from the point of view of an end user, for maximum business benefit, defines the Acceptance Criteria, and ensuring those criteria are met.

Applicants will be awarded the Scrum Product Owner Certified (SPOC™) certificate upon successfully passing the certification exam.

Duration: 2 days

Course outline:

● Agile and Scrum Overview
○ What is Agile?
○ Why use Agile?
○ The Agile Manifesto
○ Principles of the Agile Manifesto
○ Agile Methods
○ Other Agile Methods
○ Scrum Overview
○ Scrum Summary

● Scrum Roles
○ Scrum Roles
○ The Product Owner
○ The Scrum Team
○ The Scrum Master
○ Advantages of Cross-functional Teams

● Planning in Scrum
○ Scrum Flow
○ Requirements in Scrum
○ Prioritizing the Product Backlog
○ Adaptive Project Management
○ Scrum Planning
○ User Stories
○ The Concept of Persona
○ Acceptance Criteria
○ Generic Done Criteria
○ Criteria for a Good User Story
○ Estimation
○ Importance of Value
○ Risk Burndown Graphics
○ Scrum Board

● Sprint Planning
○ Sprints (from Product Owner’s point of view)
○ Sprint Planning Meeting
○ Planning Game
○ Task Estimation
○ The Sprint Backlog

● Implementation of Scrum
○ Daily Stand-up Meeting
○ Sprint Review Meeting
○ Sprint Retrospective Meeting
○ Product Backlog Grooming

● Scrum for Large Projects
○ Scrum for Large Projects
○ The Chief Product Owner
○ Distributed teams in Scrum
○ Transition to Scrum
○ Mapping Traditional Roles to Scrum
○ Maintaining Stakeholder Involvement

Exam Format
Multiple Choice, 140 questions per exam
180 minutes duration
Completed online after you have completed the course, an exam voucher is supplied with the course.

Course accreditation and prerequisites

There are no pre-requisites for this course however a SDC™ or SMC™ certified professional will be able to easily understand the concepts required for the certification exam.


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