The CSPO training course uses Scrum to teach Scrum and provides a stimulating, experiential learning experience through the use of game play, hands on practical exercises, real life case studies and in depth discussions of the various parts of the Scrum framework and how the parts fit together.
On completing the course, candidates are designated as a Certified Scrum Product Owner by the Scrum Alliance. Candidates will then also become members of the Scrum Alliance and can work towards achieving the higher level Certified Scrum Professional designation.
The Scaled Agile Framework is a brilliant and detailed framework referred to when Agile is used in larger organisations. SAFe is a good framework to understand since it adds a few additional roles and ceremonies to KANBAN and SCRUM forming a framework that can scale for large teams and organisations. Should you be looking for answers to scaling an Agile implementation or Agile for larger cross-functional teams, SAFe is a good course to consider.
The SCRUM framework also has many scaling options for instance by introducing SCRUM or SCRUM ceremonies or looking into due track SCRUM.
The SCRUM course does not cover KANBAN. DVT does, however, combine SCRUM and KANBAN in a 3-day course that covers both. SCRUM and KANBAN can be combined in forming an Agile framework specific to your environment yet utilising the best elements of two brilliant frameworks. Agile Coaching is a vital part in customising an Agile framework to work for your unique environment and unique challenges.
The core idea of Lean is to maximise customer value while minimising waste. All Agile Frameworks (including SCRUM and KANBAN) are based on the Lean principle with regards to value-driven focus and minimising any waste. In fact Lean is more focused on the mindset and thinking which overlaps brilliantly with regards to any Agile framework as both is based on the same principles and values.
Business Analysts can certainly benefit from Agile training as well as training in the most popular frameworks, SCRUM and KANBAN. Business Analysts can specifically benefit from the mindset changes required to excel in Agile.
Project Managers can certainly benefit from Agile training as well as training in the most popular frameworks, SCRUM and KANBAN. Project Managers can specifically benefit from the mindset changes required to excel in Agile.
Requirements gathering is facilitated in a different manner, and the focus is shifted to the team who are customer value driven. We would recommend the following courses in sequence as a general path to gain Agile knowledge:
Agile is most commonly used within the software development space. Agile training is a must for any role within the software development industry as Agile is the start of continuous delivery which is giving organisations a competitive edge. Software Development Managers can certainly benefit from this training course. In fact the Certified Product Owner and SCRUM training would be our first recommendation for Development Managers.
The following courses are geared towards the role of the Business Analyst and Product Owner and will address product and role-related questions:
The following courses will specifically address the role and need of a BA in Agile:
Agile training in South Africa is not yet SETA certified. The DVT Academy is in the process of getting the Agile training within the Academy SETA certified.
Agile Coaching is very specialized and is a natural career path for good Scrum Masters and Facilitators. DVT does present Agile Coaching training on request. It is ICAgile Certified training. You are welcome to contact us to elaborate on this subject. DVT is considered thought leaders in the Agile Coaching domain.
The Agile training does not address organisational transformation as a learning objective, yet touches on some of the elements. We would recommend that you contact DVT for a free 1-hour session to discuss organisational transformation. DVT is considered as thought-leaders in the Agile Coaching and transformation area assisting some clients with this challenge.
The course does not address Agile tools, however the Agile Coach and trainer can give you certain recommendations.
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