Maximize the Value of Your Organization's Products 

Scrum.org’s 2-day Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO) course provides leading-edge training for Product Owners and anyone utilizing Scrum and the Scrum Framework to help maximize the value of software products and systems.

Through a combination of instruction and exercises, you’ll learn about the role of Product Owner and key practices such as agile product management and value-driven development that can help you deliver successful products. You’ll also learn techniques and strategies for Product Backlog and Release Management. Finally, this course identifies metrics for tracking the creation of value and successful delivery of products and systems.

After participating in this class, you'll receive credentials to attempt the PSPO I assessment and earn the industry-recognized PSPO I Certification. Earning your PSPO I Certification makes you part of an elite community of 75,000+ PSPO I badge holders from around the globe and unlike other Scrum training and certification organizations, your certification will never expire nor require future renewal fees.

 

Who Should Attend?

Anyone involved in product delivery using the Scrum Framework. The PSPO course is particularly beneficial for people dedicated to helping organizations maximize the value of software products and systems.

Learning Objectives

Following the PSPO course, you'll have learned how to perform the following:

  • Apply Scrum related to the Product Owner role as described in the Scrum Guide.
  • Serve in the role of Product Owner for Scrum Teams and stakeholders from an in-depth understanding of delivering and optimizing value.
  • Effectively increase the business agility of your organization.

 

Topics

The PSPO course is a mix of lecture, case studies and interactive exercises as you collaborate with other students:

  • Agile Product Management
    • Why is Agility Important to Your Organization?
    • Product and Project Mindsets.
    • Techniques for Modeling Business Strategy and Creating a Product Vision.
  • Value-Driven Development
    • Defining, Delivering & Measuring Value.
    • Optimizing Business Value Over Time.
    • Value Metrics.
    • Measurement Strategies.
  • Scrum Theory & Empiricism
    • Complexity of Product Development.
    • Defined and Empirical Processes.
    • Requirements of Empiricism.
  • The Scrum Framework
    • How Scrum Roles, Artifacts & Events Relate to the Product Owner.
    • The Purpose of a Product Owner.
    • Key Points for a Product Owner.
    • The Product Owner & Development Team Relationship.
    • Definition of Done and the Product Owner.
    • Scaling the Product Owner Role.
  • Product Backlog Management
    • Key Characteristics of Product Backlogs.
    • Product Backlogs & Roadmaps.
    • Managing Vision, Value and Validation.
    • Visualizing and Planning Upcoming Work.
    • Techniques for Product Backlog Ordering.
  • Release Planning
    • Release Strategies.
    • Techniques for Estimating Effort.
    • Measuring Progress.
    • Refining Product Backlogs
       
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Scrum.org Certification

After completing a Professional Scrum Product Owner course, you'll receive credentials to attempt the Professional Scrum Product Owner I (PSPO I) assessment and earn the industry-recognized PSPO I Certification.  These credentials never expire, however should you attempt the PSPO I assessment within 14 days after receiving your credentials and not receive a passing score, you'll be granted a 2nd attempt for no additional fee.  

Earning your PSPO I Certification will make you part of an elite community of 75,000+ PSPO I badge holders from around the globe and unlike other Scrum training and certification organizations, your certification will never expire nor require future renewal fees.

 

Public and Private Training

Please visit our public training schedule to find our upcoming public PSPO classes.

Interested in private on-site or Live Virtual Training?  If so, private classes are available with group discounts! Please contact us at training@madisonhenry.com or 844.BE.AGILE so we can discuss your needs.

 

PMI PDU Credits

Students of Scrum.org courses are able to claim Project Management Institute (PMI) PDU credit: 14 PDUs. Please note that PMI PDUs are earned for course attendance and not for earning a Scrum.org certification. Students can claim PDUs under PMI’s "Education courses provided by other third party providers” category. You can claim your PDUs here.

 

About Scrum.org

Scrum.org is the home of Scrum, leading the evolution and maturity of Scrum to improve the profession of software development.

In addition to defining industry-leading Scrum training for practitioners at all levels, Scrum.org provides all of the tools and resources needed by Scrum practitioners to deliver value using Scrum. It hosts the Scrum Guide in 30 languages, provides assessments to allow people to evaluate themselves and improve and hosts community blogs, forums and resources to foster discussion and knowledge transfer.

 

Why Train with Scrum.org?

  • Scrum Leadership – Scrum.org is led by the co-creator of Scrum, Ken Schwaber.

  • Scrum Guide Alignment – Scrum.org's training is aligned with the Scrum Guide that is published and maintained by Scrum co-creators Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland.

  • Consistent Quality – Scrum.org has developed and regularly enhances 1 body of content for each of its courses in collaboration with Scrum.org's 300+ global Professional Scrum Trainer to help ensure consistency and high quality. Scrum.org's approach of integrating lectures with team-based case studies and interactive exercises helps enable a great learning experience and preparation to begin effectively applying Scrum.

  • Meaningful CertificationsScrum.org's Assessment & Certification Program includes rigorous assessments with the opportunity to examine your knowledge of Scrum, earn highly respected certifications and be recognized on Scrum.org. And unlike other Scrum training and certification organizations, your certification will never expire nor require future renewal fees.examine your knowledge of Scrum, earn highly respected certifications and be recognized on Scrum.org.

 

About The Madison Henry Group

The Madison Henry Group helps clients realize the benefits of agile software development and pursue organizational agility.

Founded in 2005, Madison Henry enables high performance and optimizes the value delivered by complex software through three lines of professional services: Agile Transformation with coaching and consulting across the enterprise; Training & Certification in partnership with industry leaders such as Scrum.org, Kanban University and Scaled Agile (SAFe); and Staff Augmentation for the key roles of Scrum Masters, Scrum Developers and Kanban Delivery Managers.

We are passionate about our work.  We value insight, commitment and innovation.  We maintain an unwavering pledge to client success and satisfaction.