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Professional Scrum Product Backlog Management Skills

Live Virtual Class, November 7, 2023

Class Overview Professional Scrum Product Backlog Management Skills Course

The Product Backlog is an emergent, ordered list of what is needed to improve the product. It is the single source of work undertaken by the Scrum Team. It changes constantly and requires a Product Owner to consider many options when adding to, deleting from, updating, and ordering it.

What You Will Learn

In this one-day skills-building course, participants will learn techniques and methods to effectively manage a Product Backlog that clearly expresses the future vision of the product and brings transparency to what is most valuable for the Scrum Team to work on to delight stakeholders and customers. Students will get hands-on experience with refinement techniques such as decomposing and slicing Product Backlog items, while learning how simplicity can cure complicated and complex Product Backlogs.

Students will be able to connect the Product Goals they are investing in to the work being done to ensure that they are delivering value as well as how to understand and manage their relationships with the stakeholders involved.

The course covers all the topics related to Professional Scrum Product Backlog Management Skills (PSPBM Skills) certification assessment. 

You can download the course datasheet for offline reading.

Who Should Attend

This course is appropriate for students who are currently working as a Product Owner and are looking for practical ways to manage their Stakeholders and Product Backlog. The course also caters to a range of roles involved in agile development and product management. The Product Backlog Management course is for:

  • Professionals interested in learning essential Product Owner practices
  • Product Owners looking to better understand their customers and stakeholders
  • Scrum Masters wishing to be an effective coach to Product Owners will also find valuable insights in this course
  • Product Managers and Business Analysts looking to improve their Product Backlog management skills

Course Objectives

  • Apply practical techniques to create, refine, and order the Product Backlog
  • Identify and effectively communicate with stakeholders
  • Capture stakeholder’s needs on a Product Backlog
  • Find better ways to make the Product Backlog more transparent
  • Use empiricism as a competitive advantage

Course Topics

  • Understanding Your Stakeholders
  • Defining Your Product Backlog
  • Product Backlog refinement
  • Creating Transparency

Certification & Assessments

All participants completing the Professional Scrum Product Backlog Management Skills course will receive a password to attempt the Professional Scrum Product Backlog Management Skills assessment. PSPBM Skills class participants who attempt the PSPBM Skills assessment within 14 days of the class and do not score at least 85% will be granted a 2nd attempt at no additional cost.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is included in the price?
The price includes course materials, the PSPBM Skills assessment, lifetime certification from

How do I achieve the Professional Scrum Product Backlog Management Skills (PSPBM Skills) certification?
The PSPBM Skills certification is achieved by taking and passing an online assessment in your own time following the course. It can be taken from any internet-connected computer.

What is required to achieve the Professional Scrum Product Backlog Management Skills (PSPBM Skills) certification?
The PSPBM Skills assessment is comprised of 20 multiple choice questions that must be completed in 30 minutes. The pass mark is 85%. The course fee provides up to 2 attempts at the PSPBM Skills assessment

Why learn with
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What are the course hours?
The course hours are shown further down this page.

Can I attend from my country?
Yes. Everyone is welcome at all of our courses. You can attend from anywhere!

Can I attend on a different date?
Yes. We run courses regularly and you can find all our upcoming dates on our public course page.

How many people will attend?
Our courses are kept small to ensure a premium experience.

How should I prepare for the course?
The only preparation required is to read the Scrum Guide. We provide a range of free additional resources to help you learn more in advance if you wish.

I'm not sure if I have enough experience to take the course. What should I do?
Email us at and we will advise you.

Can I claim PMI PDU credits for attending the course?
Yes. You can claim 7 PDU's for attending a course.

Do I need to pay VAT?
It depends where you live. If you are outside the UK then usually not! Find out more.

Do you offer discounts?
We usually offer discounts for group bookings, not for profit organisations and hardship cases. Find out more at our Discounts page.

Can I pay via credit/debit card?
Yes. Please select the 'Register now and pay via Credit Card' option when you register.

Can I register now and pay via invoice later?
Yes. Please select the 'Register now and pay later via Invoice' option when you register.

Where can I find more answers to common questions?
Visit our full FAQ page for more answers to frequently asked questions.

Where can I contact the trainer with further questions?
You can email us at

Class Details



Delivery Method

Live Virtual Class
Time Zone: Asia/Dubai
Start/End Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Start: November 7, 2023
End: November 7, 2023

Class Format


Registration & Price

Price: USD 850

Registration for this class has closed

More Information

About The Trainer

Fanny Ndengue is a Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) and Agile Consultant providing coaching and training to help organisations build great solutions.

She is passionate about helping leaders create cultures that develop better solutions. She has helped many organizations become more Agile such as Orange telecom, La Francaise Des Jeux, Eurosport, and more.

What Clients Have To Say About The Trainer:

"I have thoroughly enjoyed working with Fanny, she has lot of energy, is funny and friendly, and somebody who I very much enjoyed speaking with."
Benoît d'Oncieu - Eurosport

"The flow is seamless. The teaching material is easy to digest and the explanations are clear."
Ronald Phillip Cui

"All questions were answered both theoretical and realistic scenarios. I will definitely go for the second PSM class"
- Dennis Nganga Learn Scrum

Contact The Trainer:

Phone:      +44 7547 341 301


 This will be a Live Virtual Remote/Online Course. Find out more about our online courses.

Course hours are listed further up this page.

Full details on how to participate will be sent to you by email shortly before the class.

Live Virtual Course Requirements:
– Computer with an internet connection, Microphone, Speakers & Webcam
– Free install of Zoom
– We can assist you with the set-up on the days before the class if required.
– The trainer will be available for 30 minutes each day before the course starts to offer any technical assistance required.