Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) Training
During this two-day course, participants will have the opportunity to explore the most difficult role in Scrum – the Product Owner. Through exercises, discussions, and case-studies, participants will learn the fundamentals of Scrum as well as the responsibilities of the Product Owner. Topics addressed include techniques for developing a Product Vision, how to create, maintain and order a Product Backlog, how to identify user needs and an overview of sizing (estimating) in Scrum.
Upon completion of the course, all students will be eligible for the Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) certification from the Scrum Alliance. Attendees will also receive a two-year membership in the Scrum Alliance, an organization that provides valuable materials and resources exclusively to CSPOs.
Length and Learning Modes
In person classes: 2 days; Discounts available for teams and for private offerings.
PDUs: 14 SEUs: 16 CEUs: 1.4
This 2-day class is suitable for those practicing or looking to serve as a Product Owner, but is also highly valuable for anyone involved in Scrum (Formal Leaders, ScrumMasters, Team Members, Product Managers, etc.).
Prior to attending this course, attendees must watch/read the following:
- Agile Manifesto
- Scrum Guide
- Scrum Alliance Scrum Foundations Video
Students are required to view the video series prior to attending the Certified Scrum Product Owner course. A short quiz will be given at the beginning of the class to validate that you have fulfilled this prerequisite.
- Fundamentals of the Product Owner
- Stakeholder Management
- Product Strategy
- Roadmaps and Release Planning
- Customer Research and Product Discovery
- Testing Product Assumptions
- Working with the Product Backlog
- Defining Value
- User Stories
- Ordering the Product Backlog
- Identifying Releases
- The Product Owner and the Sprint
- Monitoring Progress
"I liked that it was a good sized class, everyone was open to discussion, and there were great analogies that helped drive the information home."
"The class interactions and the instructor's breadth of knowledge were great. I'll be able to help others with Agile and help to increase efficiency on the job with what I learned."
"I really liked the instructor's stories on practical examples. I will be able to better influence our product leadership after this class."
"I'm looking for a new career so this class helped me clearly understand the roles in Scrum. The group activities to apply knowledge were great. This class will help me in moving forward within this role."
"The instructor's wealth of real world examples and experience was great! I'll be able to apply what I learned as I step into a PO position of a new dev team."
"The practical application is essential to my learning style, the information flow was optimal for absorption and retention. I’ll be rethinking, in an accessible way, the way I’ve worked and will refocus my job search on PO rolls."
"The instructor's enthusiasm, knowledge of the subject matter, and ability to convey and communicate the nuances of the role were outstanding."
"The instructor was very knowledgeable and humorous. I really liked the learning techniques for ordering. As someone new to Scrum, I'll have a framework to draw from. I'm looking forward to refining the backlog in a potential new role."
Virtual Classroom CSPO Courses