Certified Scrum Product Owner [CSPO]

March 23-24, 2023

This intensive two-day course will prepare you to take on the Product Owner role and is taught by a Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Trainer®. We’ll cover the Scrum framework but more importantly, what it means to function as the Product Owner, or Customer, for a Scrum team. You will learn about managing stakeholders, creating and refinement the Product Backlog, emerging detail with Product Backlog Items and User Stories including Acceptance Criteria and the Definition of Done.

This live, interactive 2-day session is intended for anyone who wants to gain an understanding of:

  • The basics of what Scrum is and how it fits into an Agile process

  • What the Product Owner role is and how it differs from a traditional product manager or project sponsor

  • The process for creating, refining and maintaining a Product Backlog

  • How to collaborate with the Scrum team to maximize business value with each Sprint

  • How Scrum can enable your business to respond more rapidly to changing market, business and customer needs

Course Benefits

  • Upon completion of the course, students are eligible for the following benefits:

  • A two-year membership with the Scrum Alliance and the CSPO designation

  • Can earn PDUs (one PDU per contact hour with the Project Management Institute)

  • Satisfy 14 of the 21 required training contact hours for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) as well as a strong foundation for the associated certifying exam

  • Receive SEUs towards your Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) certification

 Course Outline

  • Scrum Overview
  • Product Owner Roles & Responsibilities
  • Product Owner Planning
  • Product Backlog
  • User Stories
  • Prioritization & How To Accurately Estimate
  • Release Planning
  • Working Collaboratively with Teams
  • Scaling Across the Organization
  • Acceptance Criteria
  • Measure, Test & Adapt with Metrics and Reporting