In order for a team to run efficiently, there needs to be a designated leader ready to take on the responsibilities of overseeing the entire work process. Enter a Scrum Product Owner. These individuals ensure that the workflow is functioning properly and team members are able to complete their tasks.
Develop the skill sets needed to guide the delivery of value in a Lean Enterprise by completing the Scrum Product Owner training courses. During this Scrum Product Owner training course, attendees gain an in-depth understanding of how to effectively perform their role in the agile environment. Attendees will explore skillsets such as how to apply Lean thinking to decompose Epics into Features and Stories, refine Features and Stories, manage Program and Team backlogs, and plan and execute Iterations and Program Increments in these training courses.
What Will You Learn?
Since the Scrum Product Owner holds such a high responsibility, they must be able to lead their team through the transition into an agile environment and ensure that members understand their team’s new processes and functions. To perform the role of a Scrum Product Owner, attendees should be able to complete tasks such as:
- Articulate the Product Owner role
- Manage Program and Team backlogs
- Collaborate with Agile teams in estimating and forecasting work
- Represent Customer needs in Program Increment Planning
- Execute the Program Increment and deliver continuous value
To hone these skills and feel prepared to tackle the role of a Scrum Product Owner, there are a handful of topics that must be covered during the Scrum Product Owner training course. These may include:
- Becoming a Scrum Product Owner for your enterprise
- Preparing for and leading PI Planning
- Executing Iterations
- Executing the Program Increment
After completing a Scrum Product Owner training course and acing your certification exam, you’ll have all the tools and resources you need to effectively lead your team to success.
Who Should Take the Course?
You have an idea of what you’ll be learning, but now the question arises — who exactly should be taking this Scrum Product Owner training course? If you don’t have a designated Scrum Product Owner, you may want to consider sending anyone who has the capacity to fulfill the role. Additionally, the following individuals will benefit from this course:
- Product Owner, Product Managers, Product Line Managers, Business Owners, and Business Analysts
- Solution Managers, Portfolio Managers, Program Managers, and members of the LACE
- Enterprise, Solution, and System Architects
Keep in mind that while these are the suggested attendees, anyone is welcome to register for certification courses such as the Product Owner/Product Manager course and complete the Scrum Product Owner training course.
Are There Any Prerequisites?
You may be wondering, “Do I need previous agile experience to attend?” The answer is no! All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended for those who intend to take a Scrum Product Owner certification exam:
- Attend a Leading SAFe® course
- Experience working in a SAFe environment
- Experience with Lean, Agile, or other relevant certifications
If you’d prefer to head into class with a bit of background knowledge, we recommend diving into our guide to agile project management.
The Benefits of Being Scrum Product Owner Certified
In addition to the handy resume boost, taking the Scrum Product Owner training course opens up a world of benefits for both you and your team. Let’s take a look at just a few today.
With a designated set of eyes on the entire work process, you’ll catch small errors which can lead to higher-quality products and services. You’ll also be able to see the big picture of your team’s process and identify problem spots that could be improved. Then, collaborate closely with your team to develop new processes and ultimately create better products or offer more developed services for your clients.
Expand Your Community
Not only will you have the chance to collaborate with fellow Scrum Product Owners within your own company, but you’ll be able to connect with Scrum Product Owners from other businesses during your training course. These are individuals who can share ideas across industries to adopt better and more efficient processes. You’ll have the chance to see how their role emerges within their company and use one another as a knowledge base to grow in your Scrum Product Owner expertise.
Create a Sturdy Agile Foundation
With a deep understanding of the agile principles and values, you’re in charge of making sure your team has everything they need to succeed. The Scrum Product Owner training course can teach you a plethora of skills and provide you with the resources that will help you to establish a sturdy agile foundation that will have your team running smoothly.
Earn Your Certification With LurnAgile
Ready to jump into the certification? Keep an eye on the LurnAgile Eventbrite page to find the next Scrum Product Owner training course! Once you’ve selected a course and registered, you’ll be able to spend two days learning from our qualified coaches and gaining the skills you need to rock your agile role.
Registration for the course also provides you with all of the Scrum Product Owner training materials you’ll need to succeed, including:
- Attendee workbook
- Preparation and eligibility to take the exam
- One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
- Certification of completion
- Scrum Product Owner certification upon passing the exam
Make sure your schedule is clear because you’ll need to attend both days of training in order to qualify for the exam.
Before you go, remember that certifications do expire and you’ll have to pay a $100/year renewal fee to keep your certification active.
Our professional team at LurnAgile is looking forward to working with you!
Contact us today with any questions you may have about the world of agile or if you need assistance with course registration.