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Professional Scrum Product Owner

Live Virtual Class, January 23-26, 2023

Class Overview

Discover Scrum’s four success principles in this official Scrum.org Professional Scrum Product Owner training class, leading to and including the industry-recognized PSPO I certification. (This live-virtual class will be offered in English.)

Enjoy the benefits of a live immersive class with like-minded agile peers in the morning hours from 9 am – 1 pm EST.

➕ Tech check & PSPO certification preparation: Additionally to the class itself, we also meet a week before for the tech check. Moreover, we meet a week after the class to share first-hand experience with the PSPO certification and prepare ourselves to pass the certification.

➕ Attend a free refresher class as a former student upon arrangement and availability. Here, a former student may attend a (public) course for a second time to revisit practices and principles. (Attendance does not include recertification, however.)

📈 PSPO I Certification Results 2021/2022

While the focus of any class is on lifting your professional skills to the next level, we are not sidelining the certification. In 2021/22:

  • 95% of course participants took the included PSPO I certification.
  • 77% of exam takers passed PSPO I certification with an average score of 91%. (Required: 85%.)
Professional Scrum Product Owner Training January 2023

🎓 This class is also available as a private or corporate class. Please contact us for further information.

Date: January 23-26, 2023.

Preparation (30 min): One week before the training to get to know each other and check the technology.

Follow-up (30 min): One week after completing the training, participants share their first experiences with PSM II certification.

Where: A live virtual class.

When: 9 am to 1 pm EST. 

Language: English.

Price: Early Bird tickets: $ 1,045. Regular tickets: $ 1,245.

Payment method: Credit/debit card or Paypal.

Tools: Please note: we are using Zoom in public training classes to ensure the best learning experience. If you are required to use other applications, for example, Microsoft Teams, please reach out to us for other options.

Contact: stefan.wolpers@berlin-product-people.com.

Customer Voices:

“The depth is experience that Stefan Wolpers possesses was evident in his ability to answer questions of all levels during the 4 training sessions. I particularly appreciated his willingness to tease apart Scrum answers into application in real life with examples.” (Link.)

“This class was extremely engaging and collaborative. The amount of information conveyed was immense and all of it relative to the work I do on a day to day basis. I highly recommend this class to Product Owners of any level.” (Link.)

“Excellent class, revealing more hands-on practices and strategies to find solutions in the role of PSPO than I expected.” (Link.)
“Clear, instructive, perfectly organized and easy to understand! Loved it!.” (Link.)
“I just passed the „Professional Product Owner I“ exam. Greetings to my class and Stefan Wolpers for the excellent coaching. :-)” (Link).
“Certified Product Owner! Achieving this first milestone on my agile learning path was a real pleasure especially thanks to the great coaching of Stefan Wolpers.” (Link.)
“The class with Stefan was very well structured, delivering a helpful hands-on approach to all the Scrum basics. He managed to cover participants with different levels of expertise and from various fields easily and delivered knew knowledge and value to all of them from my point of view. The culture during these four days was excellent, so that everyone felt capable to speak up. Very much worth the invested time and money! (Link.)”

Why You Don’t Want to Miss this PSPO Class

There are several reasons why you would want to join Stefan’s Professional Scrum Product Owner training:

  • All work will be done in small groups in an engaging live virtual class  
  • There are no more than 12-16 participants
  • It is a hands-on, practical learning experience
  • Up to two attempts to pass the PSPO I certificate included
  • 14 PMI PDUs awarded
  • Comprehensive course material plus several ebooks to ease the life of a Professional Scrum Product Owner
  • You will gain exclusive access to the Hands-on Agile Slack community and continue the exchange with Stefan as a class alumnus
  • You will receive additional discounts for further Scrum classes by Berlin Product People GmbH (20%) and selected Scrum.org certificates.

Class Details

Language

English

Delivery Method

Live Virtual Class
Time Zone: America/New York
Start/End Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Date

Start: January 23, 2023
End: January 26, 2023

Registration & Price

Price: USD 1245
Early Bird Price: USD 1045 (until January 9, 2023)
Participants from the European Union may be subject to VAT. We kindly ask you to contact us for the details.
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More Information

Who Shall Attend the PSPO I Training?

This training is well suited for aspiring Product Owners from all industries—engineering to finance to transportation to pharmaceuticals, to name a few. 

If you are currently working as a Product Owner, a product manager, a business analyst, or a project manager, and you are responsible for delivering products to your customers, this training class is for you.

The PSPO class address issues that Product Owners are facing daily, for example:

  • Satisfying a demanding leadership
  • Supporting ambitious founders and stakeholders
  • Embracing intrapreneurship and entrepreneurship
  • Countering fast-paced competitors
  • Moving from processing requirements to continuous product discovery 
  • Finally, escaping the feature factory by creating emerging, high-risk products successfully.

Professional Scrum Trainer Stefan Wolpers will facilitate the class. Stefan has extensive experience both in startups as well as in stock-listed corporations, is an active contributor to the Berlin agile community, is a licensed Agile Fluency™ facilitator as well as an XSCALE Alliance Business Agility coach.

The training activities will comprise of interactive exploration, discussions, and exercises, for example, based on Liberating Structures, or short teachings. The techniques that you will learn are also immediately applicable after the class in your team environment.

PSPO Training Focus

The PSPO I training will focus on:

  • Value-driven development: The path from product vision to product strategy to product discovery to product backlog to shippable Product Increment
  • The role of the Product Owner as ‘value maximizer’ at the Scrum team level and in the organization in general
  • Product Backlog management and refinement
  • User stories, requirements, and estimations
  • Product metrics and Evidence-Based Management (EBM)
  • Release Management
  • Empiricism & Scrum principles: From roles to events to artifacts to Scrum Values
  • The importance of “Done” for a sustainable product success
  • Preparation for the PSPO I certification.

What Will You Take Home with You from the PSPO I Training?

The Professional Scrum Product Owner training will provide not just the PSPO class manual and the PSPO I certification code. (Including an additional complimentary code within the first 14 days after the completion of the class if the trainee does not achieve 85% the first time.) Additionally, you will also receive several books and ebooks from Stefan, that provide proven hands-on tactics to excel at your position of Product Owner.

Why You Don’t Want to Miss this PSPO Class

There are several reasons why you would want to join Stefan’s Professional Scrum Product Owner training:

  • All work will be done in small groups
  • There are no more than 12-16 participants
  • It is a hands-on, practical learning experience
  • Up to two attempts to pass the PSPO I certificate included
  • 14 PMI PDUs awarded
  • Comprehensive course material plus several ebooks to ease the life of a Professional Scrum Product Owner
  • You will gain access to the Hands-on Agile Slack community and continue the exchange with Stefan as a class alumnus
  • You will receive additional discounts for further Scrum classes by Berlin Product People GmbH (20%) and selected Scrum.org certificates.

How to Prepare Yourself for the Professional Scrum Product Owner Class?

You will experience this PSPO class even better if you invest a few hours in advance, familiarizing yourself with the following articles, guides, ebooks, and assessments:

(Of course, we will support your preparation efforts by providing access to the before-mentioned sources.)

Your Professional Scrum Trainer Stefan Wolpers

Meet your Professional Scrum Trainer and agile coach Stefan Wolpers. Stefan has more than sixteen years of experience in agile product development. During this time, Stefan has been working as an agile coach, Scrum Master, or Product Owner in different organizations: from startups to a Google subsidiary to corporations.

Stefan is specializing in coaching agile practices for change, for example, agile software development with Scrum, LeSS, Kanban, and Lean Startup, as well as product management. He has served in senior leadership positions several times throughout his career. His agile coaching expertise focuses on scaling product delivery organizations of fast-growing, venture-capital funded startups, and transitioning existing product teams in established enterprise organizations. 

Learn more about your Professional Scrum Trainer Stefan Wolpers.

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