16 hours – On-site or Virtual with live certified trainer

Being the operational equivalent of a Certified Scrum Product Owner, the Certified Agile Process Owner (CAPO) is responsible for maximizing the value of a process and the work of the process improvement team.

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  • Official DevOps Institute student material
  • Practical exercises
  • Simulation exams
  • Course completion diploma
  • Official certification exam from the DevOps Institute
  • 16 PDUs
    Course details
  1. What will I achieve?
  2. Who is this course for?
  3. What are the exam characteristics?
  4. What are the course contents?
  5. Payment methods

What will I achieve?

  • Be able to oversee the design, reengineering and improvement of IT Service Management (ITSM) processes in the context of Agile Service Management.
  • Use Agile and Lean principles and practices to put in place ‘just enough’ processes.
  • Continually align process performance with overall business goals.
  • Learn to use the tools that can assist in the definition and maintenance of Agile processes.
  • Enhance process management and collaboration skills.
  • Develop organizational change management capabilities.
  • Get an increased focus on process improvement.
  • Obtain the Certified Agile Process Owner (CAPO) certification.

Who is this course for?

  • Process owners
  • Process managers
  • Employees and managers responsible for designing, reengineering or improving processes
  • Consultants guiding their clients through process improvement initiatives
  • Anyone responsible for:
    • Managing process-related requirements
    • Ensuring the efficiency and effectiveness of processes
    • Maximizing the value of processes

What are the exam characteristics?

  • Time allocated: 60 minutes
  • Number of questions: 40 multiple-choice
  • Passing score: 65% (26 correct answers)
  • Format: Online or Paper; closed-book
  • Prerequisites: Be familiar with SCRUM, IT and IT services. Study the Agile Service Management Guide (provided upon course registration). At least 4 hours of personal study during the course are recommended.
When will I know my exam results?

When the exam is paper-based, the results will be notified to the participant afterwards through email. When it is web-based, the participant will get the results immediately after finishing the exam.

What happens if I fail the exam?

The participant who fails the exam may take it again any times at extra cost. No time window between exams is required.

What are the course contents?

  • 1 Course Introduction
    • 1.1 Why Processes are Important
    • 1.2 Why Agility is Important
    • 1.3 Why the Process Owner Role is Important
  • 2 Process Design Basics
    • 2.1 The Elements of a Process
    • 2.2 Process Owner Responsibilities
    • 2.3 Process Owner Knowledge, Skills and Attributes
    • 2.4 Selecting a Process Owner
    • 2.5 Related Roles
    • 2.6 The Characteristics of an Agile Process
  • 3 Agile Basics
    • 3.1 What is Agile?
    • 3.2 The Agile Manifesto
    • 3.3 Why Agile Projects are Successful
  • 4 Scrum Basics
    • 4.1 Scrum Roles, Artifacts and Events
    • 4.2 Scrum Pillars
    • 4.3 Scrum in a Nutshell
  • 5 Agile Service Management Basics
    • 5.1 Agile Service Management Value
    • 5.2 Agile Service Management Roles, Artifacts and Events
    • 5.3 Characteristics of an Agile Process
    • 5.4 Two Aspects of Agile Service Management
  • 6 Agile Process Design
    • 6.1 Creating and Populating a Process Backlog
    • 6.2 User Story Mapping
    • 6.3 Ordering and Maintaining the Process Backlog
    • 6.4 Process Design Sprints
    • 6.5 The Process Owner and Sprint Events
    • 6.6 Process Implementation
  • 7 Agile Process Improvement
    • 7.1 Aligning Processes with Strategic Goals
    • 7.2 CSI Sprints and Plan-Do--Check-Act
    • 7.3 Sustaining Improvements
    • 7.4 Assessing Process Maturity
    • 7.5 Implementing Process Improvements
  • 8 Measuring Value
    • 8.1 Demonstrating Value
    • 8.2 Leading and Lagging Performance Indicators
    • 8.3 Critical Success Factors and Key Performance Indicators
    • 8.4 Service Level Agreements and Operational Level Agreements
    • 8.5 Conducting Measurement Reviews
    • 8.6 Communicating Performance
  • 9 Process Improvement Tools and Technologies
  • 10 Getting Started
  • 11 Challenges and Critical Success Factors
  • 12 Additional Sources of Information
  • 13 Exam Preparation

Payment methods:

  • Check
  • Wire transfer
  • Credit card (via PayPal)

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