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Certified Scrum Product Owner®
8/21/2013 12:00:00 AM agile42 St Edwards University Professional Center 9420 Research Boulevard Austin TX 78759 United States of America 30.3853894 -97.7436521 1295



  • Course

    Date: 21-22 August, 2013
    Location: Austin, TX, United States of America

    Regular Price: 1295

    Course Description

    This 2-day course highlights how strong Product Ownership is key to a successful agile transformation.  Not only will the course enable you to understand the product owner role in depth, it will also enable you to learn the practices necessary to succeed as a product owner.

    In this course we will explain how particular agile or Scrum roles typically manifest themselves in enterprise environments.  The course is an interactive workshop filled with lots of exercises whose goal is to demonstrate the difference between traditional and agile approaches to product management and software development. We will also discuss real-world organizational changes such as managing large or multiple teams, release planning and tracking progress through the right metrics.

    Most importantly we will answer your specific questions regarding your individual situation and organization. 

    What You Can Expect to Learn

    • Product Owner (PO) duties and responsibilities

    • The PO's interaction with other Scrum roles and stakeholders (such as customers, users, sales, marketing and management)

    • Understand how product planning, product discovery and product definition work in Scrum including taking advantage of early customer feedback and emergent requirements

    • Establishing and maintaining a product backlog

    • Writing user stories with clear acceptance criteria

    • Estimation of business value

    • How to effectively collaborate with the ScrumMaster and team in sprint meetings

    • How to predict the delivery date of a project (or the features that will be complete by a given date) 

    • How to manage your product portfolio

    • How to successfully scale the role of the PO

    What's included

    • Printed course materials
    • A one-year membership in the Scrum Alliance
    • Recognition from the Scrum Alliance as a Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)
    • Continental breakfast, lunch, snacks and drinks provided
    • 10% off any future Agile Velocity workshops

    Email us at to receive a discount for groups of 4 or more

    Workshop Facilitators

    Get two instructors for the price of one!


    Brad Swanson, Certified Scrum Trainer® (CST)
    Brad Swanson started his software career at age 10 on the Apple IIe and is now a Certified Scrum Trainer® (CST) and Coach (CSC) with 19 years of experience in management, project and program leadership, product management, and software development in both start-ups and large companies. Brad has led agile transformations using XP, Scrum and Kanban at many organizations across the US, Europe, and Asia. He has deep experience with agile software development, starting with eXtreme Programming (XP) in 1999. Brad is President of Agile Denver and a speaker at international conferences.


    David Hawks is an Austinite focused on helping technology organizations accelerate their ability to deliver value.  David brings his broad experience working with Fortune 50 companies and early stage startups to challenge software organizations to think differently about how they build software. He serves as the Education Chair of Agile Austin and holds the following certifications: CSM, CSC (Coach), CSPO, PSM, and PMI-ACP.


    Onsite Workshops

    Have a team which needs to be trained? Want training to come to you? Don't sweat it! Agile Velocity does onsite training workshops at reasonable prices. Contact us at 512-298-AVEL- or via email at to see what we can arrange to meet your needs. 

    Professional Development Units (PDUs)

    PMPs: You can claim 14 PDUs for this course.

    Project Management Institute

    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 courses are taught by Trainers approved by the Scrum Alliance.

  • Details

    Date: 21-22 August, 2013
    Location: Austin, TX, United States of America

    St Edwards University Professional Center
    9420 Research Boulevard
    Austin, TX 78759 United States of America
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    Regular Price: 1295

  • Who Should Attend

    The course focuses on Scrum from a Product Owner's perspective and is ideal for those who are responsible for the functional definition and delivery of products or services.  

    Also individuals of all management levels, such as CEO's, CIOs, product managers, analysts, customer representatives and account managers will benefit from the course. They will learn how the project will be managed and why the attributes concerning product definition and prioritization are important.  


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