Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)

Are you ready to advance your career?

Learn the essentials of working as a Product Owner in this interactive, certified, two-day class. It provides the skills and tools you need to generate business value and fully leverage your Scrum team.

Why a BeardedEagle CSPO course?

No matter what your background or industry is, a BeardedEagle Certified Product Owner workshop training is a great way to get a strong start in how to drive and manage Scrum Projects. Even experienced Agile practitioners will benefit from the highly experiential simulations and “big picture” perspective provided by BeardedEagle Scrum trainers, who are thought leaders in the Agile community and certified by the Scrum Alliance.

Scrum training benefits everyone on the team and gives them tools they can immediately use to accelerate team-building while they master the art and science of incremental delivery. You will discover the keys to planning a Scrum project, managing a product backlog, and coordinating with the Scrum Team. You will be taught techniques and practices that are used by thousands of successful Agile teams throughout the world, you’ll become versed in the practical steps you can take to form a high-performance team and how to successfully avoid the pitfalls that new Agile teams often encounter.

Course Description

While the role and responsibilities of the Product Owner can be described simply enough, very little is said about the day-to-day practice of those fulfilling the role. If you are a new Product Owner, you may be wrestling with competing demands for time and information from your team and stakeholders. Or perhaps you’ve been been a Product Owner for a while. If so, are you working long hours trying to keep up with the work? Either way, join us to learn the tools to maximize your potential.

This hands-on course will teach you how to handle the complex responsibilities of a great Product Owner including: how to manage and prioritize product backlogs utilizing business value and other industry prioritization methods, plan releases, track progress, estimate business value, drive Sprint Review, effectively prepare and participate in Sprint Planning and learn how to scale Scrum projects.

We teach you the techniques to avoid becoming failed Product Owner statistic. Become a successful Product Owner and register today for your upcoming Product Owner Workshop.

Following successful completion of the course, you will be a designated Certified Scrum Product Owner. This certification includes a 2-year membership to the Scrum Alliance, where additional member-only material and information is available.

What You Will Learn

  • Practical, project-proven practices
  • How to write user stories for the product backlog
  • Proven techniques for prioritizing the product backlog
  • How to predict the delivery date of a project (or the features that will be complete by a given date) using velocity
  • Tips for managing the key variables influencing project success
  • Tips and tricks from the instructor’s thirteen years of using Scrum in a wide variety of environments

PDU, SEU, and PMI-ACP Credits

PMI PMP PDUs

PMP® : This course counts for 15 Professional Development Units (PDUs).

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Scrum Alliance Members: This course counts for 16 Scrum Education Units (SEUs).

PMI ACP

PMI-ACP℠ : This course counts is 15 of the 21 contact hours needed to be eligible for the PMI-ACP℠ certification.

You’ll also receive a two-year membership to the Scrum Alliance. 

This course satisfies two of the elements for the Certified Scrum Developer (CSD) track: Scrum Introduction and Elective.

 

Course Agenda

  • Scrum Basics
    (roles, meetings & artifacts)
  • Expectations of a Product Owner
  • Understanding Product vision
  • Release management & estimation basics
  • Establishing & refining the product backlog
Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Product Owner CSPO Training

Who Should Attend?

This course is intended for those who desire a foundational education and wish to explore the benefits of Agile and Scrum including its values, principles and practices. This class is suitable for those who are responsible for setting product direction on a Scrum project. The class is taught in a learning format that is hands-on, experiential and Socratic. Attendees will utilize a variety of exercises, activities, discussions and resources to help them learn and apply Scrum in both software and non-software product development situations.

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Use this PDF one sheet to send your supervisor all of the information about the course you’re interested in.

Roles That Would Benefit From This Class

Product Owner  •  ScrumMaster  •  Aspiring Agile Coaches  •  Portfolio Managers   •  Business Analysts  •  Chief Operations Officers  •  Departmental Leads  •  Product Management Leads  •  Project Managers  •  Product Managers  •  Product Developers  •  Functional/Operational Managers/Directors  •  Project Sponsors  •  Managers of Scrum teams  •  Anyone interested in learning the benefits of Scrum for Product Management

What Past Students Have Said

“I didn’t think I could enjoy the CSPO training as much as CSM, but it was just as enjoyable. How two days can be filled with so much information is beyond me. Excellent training!”  – Bethany M.

“This is the best training session I have taken – ever! Great teacher, great experience!!” – Marsha P.

“I’m surprised I fully assimilated so much information, so completely, in only two days. Excellent instruction.”  – Shannon L.

 

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