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Professional Scrum Product Owner Certification Course

The Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO) training is a 2-day training on how to maximize the value of software products and systems. Product Ownership in Scrum today requires more than knowledge of how to write requirements or manage a Product Backlog. Professional Scrum Product Owners need to have a concrete understanding of everything that drives value from their products.

Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO) course is THE cutting-edge course for Scrum Product Owners, Agile Product Managers, strategy managers and anyone responsible for a software product’s success in turbulent markets.

Students develop and solidify this understanding through instruction and team-based exercises. The breadth of the role''s responsibilities in delivering a successful product becomes clear from an Agile perspective on product management. Metrics are identified to track the creation of value and the successful delivery of it to the marketplace. This defines the perspective from which the role of the Product Owner in the Scrum framework is taught.


The audience of the Professional Scrum Product Owner course includes those accountable for maximizing the value delivered by products and services, including;

  • Product Managers and Scrum Product Owners responsible for the delivery of a product, from conception to customer usage.
  • IT Development Managers responsible for a line of business or internal company system.
  • Strategy managers responsible for the overarching direction of a product or product family.
  • Scrum Masters can also benefit from this course as their role often includes coaching Product Owners.


Below is a high-level agenda for the PSPO course. If Product Owner's responsibility is only about writing good user stories and mapping it to user persona, attending this course may not bring any benefits. The course consists of modules that build on each other. Modules are exercise-driven, and their success depends on effective group participation and interaction. Attendees should be able to immediately start applying the techniques discussed in this course when they return to work.

Value Driven Development

The primary job of a Product Owner is to maximize the value created by the product for which he or she is responsible. This section covers value drivers, and strategies for measuring them.

Product Management

Agile product management is different than traditional approaches. This section explores those differences, as well as how the Product Owner works in an Agile environment to deliver a product.

Managing Requirements

The Product Backlog is the fuel that feeds the development team, and managing it is one of the primary roles of the Scrum Product Owner. Here you will learn about User Stories, ordering and organization strategies, and Product Backlog grooming.

Planning Releases

What does a good release look like? Why are releases done? What impact can a bad release have on you and your customer? This section explores release strategies and how to optimize the delivery of value with them.

Lean Planning

A release is the first step to realizing value. What better way to learn how to plan a release than to do it? Here students cover the basics of identifying a release goal and requirements, backlog ordering, estimation, adjustment, and baseline planning.

Managing Products

Understanding Total Cost of Ownership is fundamental to successfully managing a product. How do you balance between optimizing the value of a release and maximizing the value of the product or system as an asset for the organization? How does that fit into your product roadmap, and why is your Development Team's "Definition of Done" so fundamental to everything that you do?

Assessment and Certification

All participants completing the official Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO) course will receive a second password to take the PSPO I assessment if the participant cannot pass the first attempt.

These industry-recognized certifications require a minimum passing score on the associated rigorous assessment. Assessment will be done online without having to go to any test centres.

Attendees who are Project Management Institute (PMI) PMP's are eligible for 15 Professional Development Units (PDU) after completing this course.

Course Prerequisites and Expectations of Students

Attendees will be able to make the most of the class if they:

  • Have studied the Scrum Guide (required).
  • Understand the basics of product management.
  • Currently manage a product, or will be managing a product in the future.
  • Have a clear sense of the challenges and opportunities facing their product.
  • Want to know more about how to leverage agility to deliver more value to their customers.

Public Class Schedule

We currenty do not have any public Professional Scrum Product Owner Certification Course course scheduled.

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