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Certified Scrum Product Owner Course

About

This intermediate level training is recommended for all profiles who wish to successfully understand how to function effectively as the product owner, or customer, for a Scrum team. You will learn about activities such as managing stakeholders, ROI, backlog grooming, creating effective stories, acceptance criteria for stories, defining done, and so on.

CSPO training provides an applied understanding of the Scrum framework and helps participants begin to develop the tools, insights, and skills required to apply Scrum on their projects and across their organizations.

This training is given by Xavier Quesada Allue, former head coach at Belgacom, founding member of Agile Belgium, international conference speaker, author of the “Visual Management Blog” and one of the few people in the world with both top level certifications from the Scrum Alliance: Certified Scrum Coach (CSC) and Certified Scrum Trainer (CST). Xavier is one of the most experienced Agile Coaches in Belgium and he shares many stories on how to implement Scrum successfully in large and small Belgian companies in this training.

Who should attend

The CSPO is for managers, analysts, product managers, and anyone interested in working on or with a Scrum team. You will leave with solid knowledge of how and why Scrum works. Through practical, hands-on exercises and small-group discussion you will be prepared to plan your first (or next) sprint immediately after this class. ScrumMasters can benefit from this course, because they must coach Product Owners in these skills.

Testimonials

“I trust myself to start doing the PO job better”
Iulian L., Cluj-Napoca

“The group activity was the most intersting. The structure of the training was nice organised.”
Dan M., Cluj-Napoca

“I took away what needs to be done to be a good PO. I can’t wait to put in practice. Thank you!”
Tudor S., Cluj-Napoca

“I enjoyed being able to share knowledge and even though I am a PO for two years, I did collect new knowledge and was reminded some of the principles.”
Cosmin C., Bucharest

“We have a very complex structure in the company so scalling agile topic was very important&helpfull.”
Bianca T., Cluj-Napoca

Topics covered

Through a combination of immersive team-based learning, exercises, and real-world case studies, you will learn how to:

  • Plan, initiate and lead a Scrum project
  • Develop the initial Product Backlog
  • Improve the identification of Business Value
  • Establish a shared vision for the entire team
  • Generate an agile release plan utilizing user stories and story point estimation
  • Manage the Gap between customer expectations and the Team’s ability to deliver
  • Improve business value engineering
  • Balance new features against digging out of technical debt
  • Refactor the Product Backlog continuously
  • Lead the Team and yet have the Team remain self-managing
  • Work with Stakeholders to make them more effective

Product Owner certification (CSPO)

Following the course, each participant is enrolled as a CSPO (Certified Scrum Product Owner). The certification also includes a two-year membership in the Scrum Alliance, where additional Scrum materials and information are available.

Participants receive 15 PDUs for this 2-day training.

This course qualifies as 15 Scrum Educational Units (SEUs) toward the 70 required to become a Certified Scrum Professional (CSP).

Prerequisites

Participants can read before the training Scrum and XP from the trenches and/or The Scrum Guide.

Practical details

  • Included: welcome coffee, lunch and coffee breaks
  • Training language: English
  • Participants will receive a certificate of attendance
  • PMP®: This course counts for 15 PDUs

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