Certified Scrum Product Owner
Advanced Requirements with Innovation Games®
Though each CSPO course varies depending on the instructor, all Certified Scrum Product Owner courses focus on Scrum from a product owner's perspective. Graduates will receive the CSPO designation. All CSPO course are taught by Certified Scrum Trainers.
Certified Scrum Product Owner Training
Modern product development is more than just think-and-build. Organizations are finding that to satisfy their customer and constituents, more advanced techniques are needed in the areas of providing vision, requirements, planning, and the Product Owner role. This course will present these concepts in a highly interactive and collaborative format with elements of lecture, classroom discussion, exercises, games, and video interwoven throughout the class.
This course will also provide a deep-dive in the modern product innovation method, Innovation Games. Innovation Games are a collection of qualitative research and problem solving techniques, based on the collaborative facilitation of customers, colleagues, partners and the community at large. The techniques include both open ended and more focused methods for achieving actionable insights and results.
Who Should Sign Up
The class is great for current Scrum Product Owners, business analysts, ScrumMasters, testers or anyone involved with creating requirements, gathering needs, and managing projects. Note: The advanced CSPO course assumes that attendees already have a basic understanding of Scrum through another agile training program or equivalent Scrum experience.
Upon completion of the course, students will be credentialed as Certified Scrum Product Owners. Additionally, this course counts towards 14 PMI Professional Development Units (PDUs)/contact hours.
This course starts with an overview of the Agile and Scrum frameworks. From there, the curriculum includes:
- What a Product Owner Does
- What to Look for in a Product Owner
- Vision and Mission Definitions
- Product Roadmaps and Story Maps
- Project Scope via Product Backlog
- User Stories and Agile Specifications
- Estimates and Release Planning
- Meeting Facilitation
- Tracking Progress
About Your Trainers
Jesse Fewell is a writer, speaker, and trainer for LeadingAgile. In addition to speaking for Agile, Scrum, and PMI conferences, he has collected a broad array of experiences in several sectors such as National Security, Aerospace, GIS, Stock Multimedia, Telecom, and Hospitality. A leader in the advancement of management practices, he founded the PMI Agile Community of Practice, co-created the PMI-ACP agile certification, and is co-authoring the upcoming Software Extension to the PMBOK Guide. A graduate of Johns Hopkins University, he is the world's only certified Project Management Professional (PMP) to also hold the agile designations of Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), and Innovation Games Qualified Instructor (IGQI).