Certified ScrumMaster vs. Certified Scrum Product Owner

  Certified ScrumMaster?

Certified ScrumMaster?

Certified Scrum Product Owner?

Certified Scrum Product Owner?

Course Type

Virtual

Virtual

Duration

2 days

2 days

Certification

Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) awarded by the Scrum Alliance

Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) awarded by the Scrum Alliance

Exam Required

Online multiple-choice exam required. Passing score is 74%. Test fee is included in your course registration. You can re-take the exam (if needed) at no charge one time. The Scrum Alliance charges $25 per attempt after that.

No exam required.

Scrum Overview
  • Agile
  • Scrum
  • Scrum
Product Backlog
  • Responsibilities & Attributes
  • User & Job Stories
  • Two Ways of Adding Detail
  • Progressive Refinement
  • Organizing the Backlog
  • Story Splitting
  • What Is a Product Backlog?
  • Progressive Elaboration
  • User Stories
  • Adding Detail To User Stories
  • Job Stories
  • Technical Stories
  • Themes & Epics
  • Getting it Right-Sized
  • Who Contributes Items?
  • Story Writing Workshop
  • Story Mapping
The Product Owner
  • What is a Product Owner?
  • Rights & Responsibilities
  • Managing Stakeholders
  • What Is a Product Owner?
  • Characteristics
  • Responsibilities
  • Product Owners in Different Contexts
  • Quarterly Activities
  • Involvement Over Time
  • Asking For Clarifications, Not Changes
  • Dealing With Difficult Situations
  • Business Analysts & Product Managers
  • Scaling the Product Owner Role
The Scrum Master
  • Rights & Responsibilities
  • Four Facilitation Techniques
  • Coaching, Mentoring, Teaching & Facilitating
  • The Scrum Master in Dual Roles
  • Servant Leadership
  • Responsibilities
  • Description of Role
The Development Team
  • Rights & Responsibilities
  • Self-Organizing
  • Cross-functional
  • Collaborating
  • Component and Feature Teams
  • Responsibilities
  • Component and Feature Teams
Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Functional Managers
Customers and Users
  • Validating Assumptions
  • User Roles
  • User Role Modeling
  • Personas
  • Roles vs. Personas
  • Decorated Roles & Extreme Characters
Visioning
  • Specifying The Problem, Not The Solution
  • Creating a Concise Vision
  • Five Techniques for Communicating Vision
Prioritizing
  • Key Concepts in Prioritization
  • Factors in Prioritization
  • Formal Approaches
  • What Different Stakeholders Value
  • Collaborative Prioritization Techniques
Estimating
  • Relative Estimating
  • Story Points
  • Ideal Time
  • Affinity Estimation
  • 3 Ways to Estimate Velocity
Planning
  • Fixed-Date Plans
  • Fixed-Scope Plans
  • Creating the Plan
  • Burndown Charts
  • Technical Debt
  • Accuracy and Precision
  • Velocity
  • Using a Velocity Range
  • Fixed-Date Plans
  • Fixed-Scope Plans
Sprinting
  • Time Boxes
  • No Changes Allowed
  • Reciprocal Commitments
  • Defining Done
  • Sprint Types
  • Potentially Shippable Product Increments
  • Introducing Change into a Sprint
Sprint Planning
  • Meeting Responsibilities
  • The Sprint Goal
  • The Purpose
  • Capacity-Driven Sprint Planning
  • Velocity-Driven Sprint Planning
  • Decomposing Stories into Tasks
  • Working Out of Order
  • What To Do When the Product Owner is Missing
Other Scrum Meetings
  • Daily Scrum
    • Common Dysfunctions
  • Sprint Review
    • Responsibilities
    • When to Demo
  • Sprint Retrospective
    • Retro Technique
  • Product Backlog Refinement
  • Story Writing Workshop
Scaling Scrum (video only)
  • Scaling Guidelines
  • Scaling the Planning Meeting
  • Scrum of Scrums
  • Communities of Practice