In this course, you learn to launch and coach effective Team Software Process℠ (TSP℠) teams. You study key TSP concepts and principles from an operational and procedural perspective, and you learn how to recognize and effectively address common problems that occur in TSP launches.
This course is designed for potential TSP coaches, team leaders, and third-party vendors who want to provide TSP training and coaching to their clients.
Topics covered include tools that support the launch process, how to coach a TSP team between launches and checkpoints, the coach’s rights and obligations under the TSP Product Suite agreement, and more.
By the end of this course, you should
- understand the rationale and conceptual foundations of the TSP
- be able to set up and conduct a TSP launch, relaunch, checkpoint, and postmortem
- recognize and be able to deal effectively with common problems that occur in TSP launches
- be able to coach a TSP team between launches, checkpoints, and postmortems
- understand the TSP introduction strategy
- understand role and responsibilities within the TSP Mentoring Program
The downloads for this course include the following:
- Course Notebook
- Exercises and Handouts
- Instructor Guide
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