CSPO® Certification Training: Certified Scrum Product Owner®

Level: Foundation
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This highly interactive CSPO® certification training provides you with a fundamental understanding of Agile and Scrum, as well as the specific skills, behaviors, and mindset necessary to become a successful Certified Scrum Product Owner,® (CSPO). With this training, you will prioritize backlogs, effectively communicate with stakeholders, and use the Scrum framework to manage expectations and keep all parties informed.

CSPO® Certification Training: Certified Scrum Product Owner®

Key Features of this CSPO® Certification Training:

  • Instructor-Led Training by a Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Trainer® (CST®)
  • Bring situational questions/concerns for discussion with your peers and input from the CST
  • Highly interactive activities

You Will Learn How To:

  • Become a Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)
  • Follow Agile principles and the Scrum framework
  • Build and prioritize your value-driven product backlog
  • Breakdown epics and themes into actionable user stories
  • Develop positive stakeholder relationships


Scrum Alliance REP CPE 14 Credits PMI 14 PDU

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  • 2-day instructor-led training course
  • Earn 14 PMI PDUs
  • One-on-one after-course instructor coaching
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  • Eastern Time Zone Start Times

  • Jul 31 - Aug 1 ( 2 Days)
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT

    Instructor: Samir Chhibber
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  • Sep 9 - 10 ( 2 Days)
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  • Jan 29 - 30 ( 2 Days)
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Important CSPO Course Information

  • CSPO Certification Training Course Description

    Learning Tree’s CSPO certification training course includes 13 hours of Instructor-Led Training by a Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Trainer (CST). This course will prepare you to become a successful Certified Product Owner and leader to your development team. You will learn to follow Agile principles, the Scrum Framework and apply effective leadership to ensure measurable project outcomes.

  • Course Preparation

    • The Scrum Guide will be emailed to students for pre-course reading.
    • A Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) leads this course.
    • In-person, on-time attendance, and full participation is required for the CST to recommend you to the Scrum Alliance for certification.
  • Exam Information

    • There is no Scrum Alliance or Learning Tree exam.
  • Certification

  • Industry Credits & Certification

    This course offers you the opportunity to earn the following industry credits and certifications:

    The Certified Scrum Master Certification is valid for 2 years. Beginning Feb 2019, renewal requirements include obtaining 20 Scrum Education Units and a $100 renewal fee. More information about how to earn SEUs requirements can be found here.

  • Information for European Citizens

    In line with GDPR legislation we are informing you that your Personal Data, specifically name and contact information, will be shared with Scrum Alliance who have a legitimate business interest in processing your Personal Data to award any earned certifications and to monitor class attendance. Scrum Alliance are based in the United States and your name and address will be transferred to and processed in the United States. Scrum Alliance’s processing of your personal data is covered by their Privacy Policy which can be viewed here. Please review and return the Scrum Alliance GDPR Form to Customer_Services@LearningTree.co.uk.

    • Your Certified Scrum Trainers (CSTs)

      • Vivek Angiras
      • Samir Chhibber
      • Jesse Fewell
      • Aaron Kopel
      • Timothy Korson
      • Bernie Maloney
      • Giora Morein
      • Carlton Nettleton
      • Bob Payne
      • Doug Shimp
      • Aakash Srinivasan
      • Jason Tanner

    CSPO Course Outline

    • Introducing Agile Principles

      • Defining Agile values and principles
      • Contrasting Waterfall and Agile product development philosophies
      • Confronting the challenges of adopting Agile
      • Creating a cross-functional team
    • Defining the Scrum Framework

      Embracing scrum

      • Defining the core Scrum Framework
      • Core Scrum team, artifacts and ceremonies

      Adapting traditional business process to Scrum

      • Applying core Scrum Values
      • Leveraging checks and balances
    • Scrum Ceremonies and Artifacts

      Defining the core scrum artifacts

      • Creating the Product Backlog
      • Implementing the Sprint Backlog
      • Defining the Definition of Done
      • Developing potentially shippable product increment

      The core scrum ceremonies

      • Product Backlog
      • Sprint Planning meeting
      • Daily Scrum
      • Demonstrating products in Sprint Reviews
      • Participating in the Sprint Retrospective
    • Defining the Product Owner Role

      Becoming accountable for product success

      • Holding the product vision and strategy
      • Integrating Agile and Waterfall Teams
      • Estimating product scope and delivery

      Communicating throughout the organization

      • Engaging Stakeholders, customers and end users in product development and delivery
      • Developing positive and strong working relationships with Scrum teams
      • Tracking, managing and communicating through the right Agile metrics
    • Building your Product Backlog

      Creating a product vision

      • Leveraging your customers and users
      • Distinguishing between product vision and product strategy
      • Articulating clear and measurable outcomes
      • Validating and revising your product vision through research
      • Constructing a cover story or vision box

      Building and refining the Product Backlog

      • Building the Product Backlog
      • Continuously refining and ordering the Product Backlog
      • Turning ideas into action

      Prioritizing the Product Backlog

      • Ranking Product Backlog item priority at the release, product and project level
      • Utilizing MoSCoW and other prioritization techniques
      • Applying the Pareto principle to release planning
      • Identifying high-priority items for sprint planning
    • Owning the Product Backlog

      Developing the Product Backlog

      • Evolving product requirements with stakeholder engagement
      • Developing products with progressive elaboration
      • Decomposing epics, features and stories
      • Defining appropriate acceptance criteria

      Refining the Product Backlog

      • Sizing user stories, features and epics
      • Estimating business value through relative measurement
      • Continually refining and reordering your Product Backlog
    • Developing a Product Roadmap

      Planning for long-term product success

      • Comparing Agile product release strategies
      • Adapting to changing requirements
      • Focusing on continuous program, product/project improvement

      Refining product delivery

      • Comparing iterative and incremental delivery
      • Releasing products with Minimal Marketable Features
      • Facilitating frequent product release

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    CSPO® Training Course FAQs

    • What is the CSPO Certification Value?

      Scrum Alliance® certifications fulfill the vision of the Agile Manifesto by fostering greater collaboration, productivity, and success among team members. The Certified Scrum Product Owner® Certification from Scrum Alliance is a validation of your commitment to ongoing excellence in your Agile journey and makes you eligible to take on Product Owner responsibilities and lead successful projects.

    • What is the difference between a Product Owner and a Scrum Master?

      The Product Owner is accountable for the vision, scope, and scale of the product. The Product Owner is the voice of the stakeholders, continuously refining requirements, and managing the backlog. The Scrum Master shields the team from distractions and interferences, enabling progress, and enforces Agile practices.

    • What is the average Scrum Product Owner salary?

      The national average salary for a Scrum Product Owner is $96,746 in United States.

    • What are typical Scrum Product Owner responsibilities?

      The product Owner is responsible for managing the product backlog and product backlog visibility. He/she ensures the business value of the product.

    • How do I receive my PMI PDU credits?

      Follow the directions on our PMI PDU page for instructions on how to submit for PDU credit.

    • How do I get credit for my CompTIA CEUs?

      Log into your CompTIA account and submit your CEUs through their continuing education portals.

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