Certified Product Owner Training Course:
Learn how to prioritize & control the requirements of an Agile Project
Scrum Product Owner Course Summary
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 grooming the Product Backlog, emerging detail with Product Backlog Items and User Stories including Acceptance Criteria and the Definition of Done.
You will participate in exercises, in-depth discussion, case studies and techniques to help illustrate practices and principles. After completing the course, you will earn the Certified Scrum Product Owner credential with the Scrum Alliance. You will also receive a two-year membership in the Scrum Alliance, an organization that provides valuable materials and resources exclusively to CSPOs.
What you will get from our Certified Scrum Product Owner Course
- Official Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) Certification from the Scrum Alliance. We GUARANTEE you pass the exam.
- 14 PDUs with the PMI towards PMP®/PgMP® and PMI-ACP℠ certifications
- Hands-on interactive curriculum from our experienced Certified Scrum Trainers (CST™)
- Fully catered breakfasts & lunches at convenient locations! FREE parking!
- We cover the cost of your exam and 2-year membership to the Scrum Alliance ($50 value)
- Unemployed? We help our Product Owners get hired!
- You are beginning to explore using Scrum at your company and want to learn the fundamentals.
- You want to demonstrate your knowledge of the role of the Scrum Product Owner to advance your career.
- You are required to receive Professional Development Units (PDU’s) through the PMI (14 from our CSM course).
* Bold, highlighted course listings are for ADVANCED CSPO training courses - You will still earn your CSPO.
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Why should you take the CSPO Course?
If you are interested being taught by a Certified Scrum Trainer about the fundamentals, terminology, practices and principles of the role of the Certified Scrum Product Owner for Scrum Team, then this course is right for you. If you have already been using Agile to manage your projects and feel you are versed in Scrum, we would recommend reading about our PMI-ACP course.
Take this CSPO Course if:
Product Owners, Testers, User/Customer Analysis, Business and IT Managers, and Sr. Developers interested in working with Scrum and learning the Scrum Product Owner role.
Scrum Product Owner Instructor
Roger Brown is a Certified Agile Coach who provides training, consulting and coaching services in Agile software development areas including Scrum project management, enterprise agile adoption. Roger also does training and mentoring in agile engineering practices such as Test-Driven Development, automated acceptance testing and continuous integration. Roger is focused on helping companies and individuals find their own best approaches to the use of agile methods.
Roger is one of four people in the world to hold all certifications granted by the Scrum Alliance including Certified Scrum Trainer and Certified Scrum Coach. He is a member of the Scrum Alliance, the Agile Alliance and the Agile Project Leadership Network (APLN). Roger is a founding member and certification board member for the Certified Scrum Coach program.
Roger is an experienced software engineer, technical project manager and staff manager. He has experience working with both large and small companies in many industries. His work experience includes Dartmouth College, Vicinity Corporation, Microsoft and TeleAtlas.
Bob Schatz, with nearly 30 years in the industry, has led teams and companies using agile techniques since the mid-90’s. Bob served as VP of Development for Primavera Systems, Inc. where he was responsible for leading the highly-successful adoption of agile development techniques starting in 2002 for the team that develops Primavera’s software solutions for Enterprise Project, Resource, and Portfolio Management. Bob was coached, mentored, and trained by Ken Schwaber and Bob Martin. Before joining Primavera, Bob spent seven years at Liquent, Inc., managing the development of publishing software targeted for the pharmaceutical market, and 12 years at GE Aerospace/Lockheed Martin, where he held various management positions for large-scale development projects for US government agencies and the Department of Defense. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Temple University and a Masters degree in Organizational Dynamics from the University of Pennsylvania.
Bob is a proven leader in successfully implementing agile development techniques, such as Scrum and XP, and driving culture changes in organizations. He and his team have been featured in a number of industry articles. He often speaks at industry events talking about the benefits and challenges of bringing agile techniques into an organization. He has experience in all aspects of a project from developer to C-level executive. Bob is passionate about creating better software and improving the quality of life for the people that create and use it.
Bob's training and certification expertise spans across the organization to support Executive, Product Owner (Certified/non-certified), Team, and Scrum Master Training (Certified/Non-certified); Project Kick-off; Project Coaching; Team Health Checks/Assessments, Portfolio Management Coaching; Organizational Development and Conflict Management, Project Rescue
Jim Schiel is a Certified Scrum Trainer with a strong background in enterprise level Scrum installations and agile development in a regulated environment. Schiel worked at Siemens Health Services for 23 years, where he worked initially as a developer, then as a manager for 16 years, eventually playing a leading role in creating one of the largest Scrum software development implementations in the world. Starting in 2005, Jim pioneered the use of Scrum with his development teams and, as the practice began to spread, took on a coaching role, planning and executing the implementation of Scrum and XP practices across six products, seven development sites, and over 1,200 developers. As a business process engineer at Siemens, he helped identify, document, and implement best practices for the software development that maintained the organization's ISO-9001 certification and satisfied FDA medical device requirements.
Schiel is a “first-generation” Certified Scrum Trainer and has been training Scrum Masters since 2005. He received his initial Scrum Master certification from one of the co-founders of the Scrum method
- 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
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Jun 11 - Jun 12
Aug 13 - Aug 14
|Redwood City, San Francisco Area||
Jul 8 - Jul 9
Aug 1 - Aug 2
|San Francisco Downtown MicroTek||
Jun 6 - Jun 7
Classes in bold are guaranteed to run!