On the first day we'll experience using the Scrum framework to develop a product. We'll plan, design and estimate the most valuable items and then build them using iterative and incremental deliveries.

Workshop Activity

As we build the product we'll also use the Scrum framework to discover more about our product and how we're working using the principles of transparency and inspection. Based on what we discover we'll adapt our product and working practices the pursuit of improved outcomes.

Workshop Action

The workshop is highly interactive and structured around group activities and dialogue. It's suitable for anyone who wants an understanding of Scrum including team members, product owners, scrum masters, business analysts, project managers, senior managers, functional managers, users and other stakeholders.

Workshop Integration

The workshop will also provide many deep insights from the course leader's extensive experience.
Workshop Conversations

Whether this is your first step on your agile journey or you're already on a path of continuous learning and exploration, this course provides opportunities for you to experience all the elements of Scrum including:

  • managing product development
  • working in self-managing teams
  • building a product incrementally and iteratively
  • inspecting and adapting
  • identifying impediments
  • facilitation

Course Agenda

We shall cover the following topics during this course:

Day 1:

  • Product Backlog Refinement
  • Estimation
  • Use the Scrum framework to build a product
  • Inspect and adapt
  • Product backlog management
  • Validated learning and product discovery
  • Maximising your Return on Investment and mitigating risks
  • Defining ‘done’

Day 2:

  • Scrum events: Sprints, Planning, Review, Retrospective, etc.
  • Scrum roles: ScrumMaster, Development Team, Product Owner
  • Scrum artefacts: Product Backlog, Sprint Backlog, Increment
  • Product ownership and the product backlog
  • Item refinement
  • Specification by Example

Day 3:

  • Product vision
  • Product roadmapping
  • Release Planning
  • Impact Mapping
  • Contracts and budgeting
  • Implications for your organisation
  • Implications for your development team(s) or vendor



Certification is provided by the Scrum Alliance®, a not-for-profit organisation whose mission is to transform the world of work by guiding organizations to become prosperous and sustainable, to inspire people, and to create value for society.

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Course Leader: Stuart Turner

Stuart’s passion is helping develop outstanding workplaces.

Having introduced Agile practices into his own approach over 15 years ago, Stuart knows the benefits individuals and teams experience when owning the decisions about how they work.

In today’s highly complex world, Stuart helps organisations of all sizes make the smallest of interventions for disproportionately impressive benefits.

Bringing a wealth of experience of both personal and organisational change, Stuart can help you evolve your workplace to support people who thrive and improve outcomes.

Joining the Agile Community upon arriving in Singapore in 2011, Stuart founded and organised the Agile Singapore Conference in 2013 and 2014, and also presented two sessions in 2014. He has spoken at several international conferences, the largest of which was a plenary session for 1,100 delegates at the Global Scrum Gathering in USA, in 2016.

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Singapore 249716

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Registration Fees

The registration fee is $1,888 SGD, including GST @ 7%

Usual price $2,888

For GovTech employees:
Course fee is $1,818 and the certification fee is paid by the participant $70

Under the PIC Scheme businesses can enjoy 400% tax deductions/allowances and/or 60% cash payout


Accolades for the course

“…since the course our Scrum sprints have been improving tremendously! The team is a lot more confident now in executing sprints and the flow is a lot more legitimate. A lot of friction has also been removed as part of me ‘actively doing nothing’ and asking coaching questions based on my observations. I’m extending the knowledge to helping the scrums of other groups as well, so everyone is benefiting from it.” - Jason Mah, The Co-Foundry

I attended Stuart’s CSPO course over nine months ago. I have also attended the PMI Strategic Product Manager course which was four days in duration. I learned a lot more on the CSPO course and continue to be more aware of my thinking and behaviour every day. I recommend Stuart to “keep doing what he’s doing. It’s very effective.” - Jan Donyada, Product Manager at Sypherlabs

The last three days were a meaningful learning journey for me. Today’s session on OpenSpace Agility was impressive. - Srinidhi Raghavendra, SGX (December 2015)

“I came to this course looking for answers to certain problems. I didn’t get straight answers. Instead, I learned an attitude and a way of how we can figure it out for ourselves” - Utsav Kant, Autodesk (January 2016)

“The whole approach of the course was amazing. As it’s a known fact that practical things have an ever-lasting effect on the mind, your exercises/activities were fabulous. I had loads of positive take-aways. My sincere thanks to you for conducting such a wonderful course.” - Bharat Bhushan, DBS (February 2016)