Certified Agile Process Owner (DevOps Institute)

This course provides guidance into the process Owner responsibilities so they can describe what they are doing as a process and provides the education needed to oversee the design, re-engineering and improvement of IT Service Management (ITSM) processes; particularly in the context of Agile Service Management. Students learn how to apply Scrum practices to Process Owner responsibilities and use Agile and Lean principles and practices to put in place ‘just enough’ process and how to continually align process performance with overall business goals.

This course prepares you for the Certified Agile Process Owner (CAPO)® certification.

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Learning Objectives

The learning objectives for CAPO include an understanding of:

  • Basic Agile and Agile Service Management concepts
  • Process owner role and responsibilities
  • Managing and prioritizing a process backlog
  • Creating and utilizing user stories
  • Collaborating with process stakeholders and other process owners
  • Overseeing Agile process design and improvement activities
  • Managing organizational change activities
  • Monitoring and measuring process performance
  • Conducting process reviews and identifying improvements


    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Course Introduction
  • Importance of processes, Agility and the role of the Process Owner
  • 1 - Please contact the center for outline details
  • 2 - Process Design Basics
  • The Elements of a Process
  • Process Owner Responsibilities
  • Process sponsorship
  • Process resourcing
  • Process design and improvement
  • Process management
  • Process awareness
  • 3 - Process Owner Knowledge, Skills, and Attributes
  • 4 - Selecting a Process Owner
  • 5 - Related Roles
  • Process Manager
  • Global Process Owner
  • Value Stream Owner
  • Roles of a Service Management Office (SMO)
  • 6 - The Characteristics of an Agile Process
  • 7 - Agile Basics
  • What is Agile?
  • The Agile Manifesto
  • Why Agile Projects are Successful
  • 8 - Scrum Basics
  • Scrum Roles, Artifacts, and Events
  • Scrum Pillars
  • Scrum in a Nutshell
  • Scrum, Kanban, or Both?
  • 9 - Agile Service Management Basics
  • Agile Service Management Value
  • Agile Service Management Roles, Artifacts and Events
  • Characteristics of an Agile Process Two Aspects of Agile Service Management:
  • Agile Process Design
  • Agile Process Improvement
  • 10 - Agile Process Design
  • Creating and Populating a Process Backlog
  • Personas
  • User Stories
  • Themes
  • Epics
  • User Story Mapping
  • Ordering and Maintaining the Process Backlog
  • Process Design Sprints
  • The Process Owner and Sprint Events
  • Process Implementation
  • Potentially Releasable Process Increment
  • Definition of 'Done'
  • Release Planning
  • 11 - Agile Process Improvement
  • Aligning Processes with Strategic Goals
  • CSI Sprints and Plan-Do-Check-Act
  • Sustaining Improvements
  • Assessing Process Maturity
  • Implementing Process Improvements
  • Working with Line Managers
  • Overcoming Resistance to Change
  • 12 - Measuring Value
  • Demonstrating Value
  • Leading and Lagging Performance Indicators
  • Critical Success Factors and Key Performance Indicators
  • Service Level Agreements and Operational Level Agreements
  • Conducting Measurement Reviews
  • Communicating Performance
  • 13 - Process Improvement Tools and Technologies
  • 14 - Getting Started
  • 15 - Challenges and Critical Success Factors
  • 16 - Additional Sources of Information
  • 17 - Exam Preparations
  • Exam Requirements, Question Weighting, and Terminology List
  • Sample Exam Review
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    The target audience for the CAPO course is:

    Process owners

    Process managers

    Employees and managers responsible for designing, re-engineering 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

    Other Prerequisites

    Familiarity with ITSM processes is recommended

    Familiarity with IT and IT services

    Certified Agile Process Owner (DevOps Institute)

    Course Length : 2 Days

    There are currently no scheduled dates for this course. Please contact us for more information.

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