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Cancelled: Leading Agile Teams for Product Owners and ScrumMasters - Sept 18

Cancelled: Leading Agile Teams for Product Owners and ScrumMasters - Sept 18

Presentation Title: VIRTUAL WORKSHOP: Leading Agile Teams for Product Owners and ScrumMasters
Presentation Date: 
September, 18 (Saturday) 1 day
Time: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM PST
PDUs: 8 / PDUs Category: Technical
Presenter: Anup Deshpande

Cost: Member price: $95/ Non-member price: $130

Presenter Biography

Anup DeshpandeAnup has been teaching the PMI-ACP® since 2012 and all the students who appeared for the exam are now certified. His classes at the PMI San Francisco chapter as well as the PMI Silicon Valley chapter have been greatly successful. He is also associated with UC Berkeley Extension for their Agile Management offerings. He is a Process Consultant for Scaled Agile Framework for the enterprise (SAFe SPC), an Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®), a Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), a Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and a Project Management Professional (PMP®), an Innovation Games® Certified Collaboration Architect (IGCCA), and holds a Bachelor of Engineering and a PG Diploma in Business Management. Anup currently works at Broadcom as Head of Program Management and Business Operations for one of the Security divisions. He is part of Agile Transformation at the enterprise level and has over 25 years of worldwide program and project management experience in the Software Development Industry. He currently serves as the Board President of PMI® San Francisco Bay Area Chapter and has served as Chapter President for PMI® Silicon Valley Chapter in 2012 and Board Advisor for 2013-2015.

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Course Description:  

  • Are you looking for an industry-tested successful path to Agile transformation of your organization? Then here’s your chance to enroll in this workshop. Learn, experience, and take a leap to be the change agent in the real world. This workshop emphasizes the experiential aspects of learning. It’s full of team activities that provide hands-on exercises on Agile concepts especially required for Product Owners and Scrum Masters. You will be able to pick up a simple real-world project and take it to the finish line in terms of learning the Agile concepts.
  • This course will give you all the information required on Agile/Scrum that will groom you to face the challenges of the current waterfall world and provide you with requisite Agile solutions.

A must-attend if you are:

  • A Product Manager aspiring to contribute to Agile environments
  • A Project / Program Manager attempting to leading agile teams
  • A Management / Executive of Engineering, PMO, Product or Operations chartered to transform the existing teams to deliver with Agile Techniques

Learning objectives:

  • Find the pragmatic difference between Theme, Epic, User Story, Task, Defect
  • Epic Splitting with Story Mapping
  • Identify personas.
  • Story Mapping with Personas from Epics
  • Write good user stories, a technical story, acceptance criteria, spike?
  • Techniques to prioritize user stories
  • Techniques to estimate user stories
  • Map stories to features and releases
  • Create a Roadmap and schedule releases out of the roadmap
  • Prioritizing features for Optimal ROI
  • Cost of delay and economics of prioritizing features
  • Prioritizing Technical Stories with FURPS
  • Split Epics / Features to good size stories
  • Efficient Backlog grooming techniques
  • One backlog with User and Technical Stories Release capacity allocation
  • Create a Good Quality Backlog, Stories, and Deliverable and Agile teams
  • Rolling Roadmap maintenance
  • Multiple Team dependencies
  • Introduction to Scaled Agile for the Enterprise (SAFe)


PMO, Senior executives, Line of Business Owners, Business Unit Leaders, CTO, Product/Program Directors, Lean-Agile Leaders, Agile PMO, Agile change agents, Consultants, Senior Product managers, Chief Product Owners, Program Managers and  Project Managers

Program Agenda:

08:30 AM - Sign In and Networking

09:00 AM - Workshop Begins

12:00 PM - Lunch Break

12:30 PM - Workshop Resumes

5:00 PM – Adjourn

Questions: Contact Qayamuddin Usmani (

To Register:

The registration will be administered by PMI-SVC.

Location: This is an Online course, Zoom link will be provided after registration

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Event Date 09-18-2021 8:30 am
Event End Date 09-18-2021 5:00 pm
Cut off date 09-17-2021 5:00 pm
Individual Price $130.00
No. of Technical PDUs 8
Location Virtual Event
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