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Certified Scrum Product Owner®

Michael Kelley Harris
Michael Kelley Harris
Michael Kelley Harris


22-23 March, 2018
Sacramento, CA, United States of America
UC Davis Extension, Sutter Square Galleria Center
2901 K St, Room 305
Sacramento, CA 95816 United States of America
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$1295 investment in yourself.

Product & service creators, managers, stakeholders, developers, test professionals, and anyone who wants to learn a better faster way to create products with more awesomeness. While a great fit for software products, Scrum can also help develop hardware, media, services, and beyond.


This class will be a good place to network with people interested in Scrum and Agile principles and practices, and who's doing what.

Certified Scrum Product Owner® (CSPO)

Mar 22-23, 2018, Sacaramento, CA   (more courses)


Two-day training to obtain this widely used and recognized Scrum & Agile certification

  • Learn the Scrum & Agile mindset and common practices, via hands-on exercises
  • Learn numerous ways to prioritize work and communicate the vision to the team.
  • Be ready to apply Scrum immediately after the training


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Class Overview

This course teaches the fundamental concepts of the Scrum framework, Agile principles and values. It provides real-life examples of core Scrum and common practices to help you and your team be more successful quickly. Learn the essentials in a fun and engaging way using simple tools and interactive techniques that you can apply right away.

If the class is interested, we'll also add in other topics useful to a Scrum team. e.g. Lean Startup, Design Thinking, Scrum for hardware products, Kanban, etc.

Feedback from Attendees

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  • "Highly informative, interactive, hands on activities. The instructor Kelley is an excellent facilitator and instructor, very engaging. The course is an overview of Agile/Scrum principles and practices and focuses on the Product Owner role, and the related events/activities." -- Steven, CSPO, Sr. Business Analyst, Sacramento, California

  • "It was a great experience. Two fun days. It really went by quickly. I came to the class as a Certified ScrumMaster (CSM). I came here to deepen by Scrum knowledge, and learn more about the Product Owner role, to more efficiently work and collaborate with Product Owners. What I really like about Kelley is that his style is really clear and very engaging. He brought tons of activities to the class room, and got us up and moving around, which was great, very engaging. I also enjoyed that he had a lot of information about the latest terminology. ... We also learned a little bit about Lean Startup and some other concepts. Overall a very solid Product Owner class that I can highly recommend." -- Steffi Zacke, CSPO, CSM, Sr. Project Manager and Producer, Agile Professional, Honolulu, Hawaii
  • (more testimonials)

Who Should Attend?

Scrum training, either CSM or CSPO, is the most known introduction to Agile, and hence it is often attended by the full range of people in an organization, CEOs aspiring to be supportive "servant-leaders."

The Agile mindset and Scrum framework can be applied to any type of product or service. Scrum started in software industry in early 1990's, but has since be used for coordinating more activities, including senior management, sales, human resources, education, hardware, and beyond. In the class it is common to see meet people from leadership, marketing, project management, software development, test, and more.

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  • None officially. But, we highly recommend that you read The Scrum Guide, by the creators of Scrum. It's a brief 15 pages, and will serve you well in the class, and beyond.
  • Optional: SourceCell's Scrum Resources for some useful & fun links to more info and videos.


  • Learn & practice in a safe environment.

  • Get the vocabulary down.

  • Dispel common myths.

  • Increase your insights, both strategic and tactical.

  • Increase your influence, and options

  • Save time & frustration by getting it clear.

  • Stay current as the industry becomes increasingly Agile. (Scrum is the most comonally used Agile framework by far, so it's good to know it.)
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What You Will Get

  • High-quality training from an experienced Agile coach & practitioner, with diverse experience in software, hardware, & more. (See below)
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner® title from the Scrum Alliance.
  • Two-year membership in the Scrum Alliance membership, a $100 value
  • 16 SEUs and 14 PDUs that can be used toward the CSP and PMI certifications
  • Free Planning Poker cards
  • Useful references and handouts
  • Simple Refund & Cancelation Policy -- If your plans change, let us know and we'll help you find an alternative class, or give you a full refund. If we need to cancel a class, we'll give you the choice of a full refund or a seat in another class. We strive to never cancel a class, but something may happen.
  • 100% Money-back guarantee, if not satisfied. Just tell me by the end of the course.
  • Discount to repeat the course, in the future. You'll have even more fun. Solidify knowledge. Get new insights. Meet new people. Practice more to get even better. Email describing your situation and which course you want to take. We'll make it happen.
  • A LinkedIn Alumni group to help you stay in touch for new info & jobs.
  • Follow-up coaching options to keep you moving forward.


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Instructor Kelley Harris

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Kelley has been using Agile & Scrum since 2002. He will help you learn the surprising power & simplicity of Scrum, and get you certified in the process. With a deep background in software development, Kelley provides the added perspective of the full life cycle, utilizing Design Thinking, and Lean Startup principles, all the way through Agile/XP engineering practices, deployment, and maintenance. His courses deliver a solid foundation in Scrum, yet based on his broad experience, he can emphasize the core parts that matter most and are easiest to put into action.    (more info)

When possible, Kelley invites in a local Scrum Master or Agile coach to give you some extra perspective and contacts.


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Private courses & coaching available for your whole team.

More details on the class content

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Organizations we've helped


Apple    Bosch    Cisco    Discovery    Google    HP    Intel    LinkedIn    Nike    PayPal    Stanford   

9:00-5:00 Course

You're free for lunch. There are numerous restaurants within a 5-minute walk.


If you have special circumstances of any kind, contact me in advance and we'll explore options.


I look forward to meeting you, and helping you however I can.



Michael Kelley Harris


CSPO Agenda

  • Scrum Basics (Framework, flow, vocabulary, principles)
  • Roles & Responsibilities (PO, SM, Development Team, Others)
  • Product Vision (Chartering, roadmap)
  • Estimating (Levels, accuracy)
  • Product Backlog (Refinement, DEEP)
  • Prioritizing (Benefits, various criteria)
  • Release Management (Planning, velocity, forecasting)
  • Sprints (PO’s role)
  • Scaling the Product Owner
  • Extra: Lean Startup Principles