Advanced Certified Scrum Product Owner (A-CSPO) in Washington, DC, USA

December 18-19 2019

Advanced Certified Scrum Product Owner (A-CSPO)

You’re a Certified Scrum Product Owner® (CSPO) who’s focused on maximizing business value and Product Backlog optimization to understand how to do the best possible job to satisfy key stakeholders. The next step in your Agile journey is to achieve your Advanced Certified Scrum Product Owner® (A-CSPO) certification in this interactive two-day class.

What You’ll Learn
This course builds on foundational knowledge and implementation techniques and skills that go beyond the basics. It will help you stand out in your industry and distinguish yourself in a global market. The curriculum includes:
-Manage multiple business initiatives from competing stakeholders
-Clearly order and express Product Backlog items
-Define a clear product vision that ensures your product remains
focused on the features your customers and end-users will actually use
-Communicate effectively with various stakeholder groups to achieve
alignment
-Identify the crucial opportunities and avoid wasting time
-Define and validate business value
-Understanding and working with advanced discovery techniques
-Understanding and using validation techniques to validate product
assumptions
-Increase your credibility as a product expert and become recognized as
a person who delivers real business results

Certification
Upon completion of the course, students will have an active A-CSPO certification as long as the student:
-Holds an active Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) certification
with the Scrum Alliance.
-Validates at least 12 months of work experience specific to the role of
Product Owner (within the past five years).
-Successfully completes our A-CSPO course*.

Additionally, this course allows students to claim 14 PMI® Professional Development Units (PDUs)* that can be applied to Project Management Professional (PMP®) and PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®) certifications.

*Note that students can still attend our A-CSPO course even without the first two requirements above and can complete the CSPO and/or the work experience later to claim their certification.

What’s Included
The cost of registration includes exam and certification fees, and a two-year membership to the Scrum Alliance. Breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snacks will be provided on both days of class.

Location
The class will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the MicroTek Washington, DC Training Center at 1110 Vermont Avenue, NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20005. MicroTek DC is conveniently located two blocks north of the Vermont Avenue exit of the McPherson Square Metro station on the Orange/Blue/Silver lines.

Who Should Attend
This course is great for anyone interested in advanced concepts and techniques for product management as well as:
-Product Owners
-Product Managers
-Project Managers
-Executives
-ScrumMasters
-Agile Coaches

About Your Trainer
Richard Cheng, Chief Product Owner at Excella Training, provides training and consulting services to commercial and federal clients in the Washington, DC area. Richard coaches, mentors, and trains clients in understanding and implementing Agile and Scrum.

A graduate of Virginia Tech, Richard has authored several publications on project management, presented at Agile and PMI sponsored industry events, is a member of Mensa, and holds certifications including Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), Certified LeSS Practitioner, Project Management Professional (PMP), PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), and SAFe Program Consultant (SPC). Richard is a founder and on the executive committee of the Agile Delivery for Agencies, Programs, and Teams (ADAPT), an Agile government task force.

Cancellation Policy
Students submitting cancellation requests 10 business days or more prior to the start of the course are entitled to a full refund. Students submitting cancellation requests less than 10 business days prior to the start of the course will be offered a credit toward a future Excella Training course of equivalent value, or a refund less a processing fee of $100. Should the organizer cancel the course for any reason, each registered student will be issued a full refund.

* PMI is a registered trademark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Location: MicroTek Washington, DC Training Center, 1110 Vermont Avenue, NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20005