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Course Description

Being a professional Product Owner encompasses more than writing requirements or managing a Product Backlog. Product Owners need to have a concrete understanding of all product management aspects, including but not limited to product ownership, that drives value from their products. The 2-day Professional Scrum Product Owner course focuses on all of these areas to teach students how to maximize the value of software products and systems.

 

Professional Scrum Product Owner is the cutting-edge course for Product Owners, Agile product managers and anyone responsible for a software product’s success in the market.  In the course, students will develop and solidify their knowledge of being a Product Owner through instruction and team-based exercises. The breadth of the role's responsibilities in delivering a successful product will become more clear from an Agile perspective. Metrics are identified to track the creation of value and the successful delivery of the product to the marketplace.

 

The PSPO course is much more than just a set of slides and an instructor.  In this course, students work on real-life cases with other classmates together as a team.  This course is made up of discussions and hands-on exercises and other exercises including based in real-life cases.

 

Course Topics

·         Agile Product Management

·         Value-Driven Development

·         Scrum Principles & Empiricism

·         The Scrum Framework

·         Product Backlog Management

·         Release Management

Course Objectives

Students are challenged to think in terms of Scrum and the Scrum principles to better understand what to do when they return to their workplaces, and their specific challenges.

·         Students will have a clear understanding of the mechanics of Scrum and how the role of the Product Owner fits in

·         Students can act as a Product Owner for Scrum Teams and stakeholders

·         Students can effectively increase the business agility of their organization

Who Should Attend

The PSPO course may be interesting to all involved in software development upon the Scrum framework, but has been specifically conceived for those responsible over products from a business and product management perspective and taking up the highly accountable role of Scrum Product Owner.

 

Why Professional Scrum Trainers (PSTs)

 

Each trainer candidate is put through a rigorous process to ensure that they have the right set of capabilities to be a Professional Scrum Trainer. The process includes a combination of interviews, assessments, training, train-the-trainer events and more. It takes more than a solid understanding of Scrum and a deep knowledge of the Scrum Guide to become a PST. Successful candidates are skilled in software development and product management. They are experts in Scrum and have extensive experience applying, leading, teaching and coaching it. They have been servant-leaders at an organizational level. They live Scrum daily.

 

Scrum.org continuously evaluates a trainer’s abilities while the trainers also evaluate and improve themselves through the use of student feedback and student assessments. Many spend a significant amount of their time embedded in software Scrum Teams as coaches, Scrum Masters and other roles to stay in tune with reality. Essentially, PSTs do more than just train; they walk the walk.

Assessment and Certification

 

All participants completing the Professional Scrum Master course receive a password to take the PSPO I assessment and are entitled to a discount on the PSPO II assessment.  The industry-recognized PSPO certifications require a minimum passing score on these rigorous assessments.

 

Scrum.org maintains a public list of all PSPO I certificate holders and PSPO II certificate holders.

Additional Course Offerings

 

Scrum.org offers five different training classes in public and private settings.

·         Professional Scrum Foundations

·         Professional Scrum Master

·         Professional Scrum Developer

·         Scaled Professional Scrum

 

Courses are provided around the world. Our PSTs can work with you to plan a private course to meet your organization’s specific needs. For globally distributed organizations, our PSTs work together to provide training for your staff wherever they reside, ensuring that they are all learning the same thing. Consistent training is critical for large scale efforts where many teams are working together on the same products.

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Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO) official class from Scrum.org
  • Course ID:
    266752
  • Duration:
    2 days
  • Price:
    $1,500
  • Date:
    Tuesday 6/5/2018
  • Time:
    9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Location:
    Scrum.org International Headquarters
    131 Middlesex Turnpike
    Burlington, MA 01803