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Professional Scrum Product Owner

Live Virtual Class, December 4-5, 2023

Class Overview

Professional Scrum Product Owner Course: Mastering the Heart of Agile Product Management

Embark on a transformative journey to unlock the true essence of agile product management with the Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO) course. This meticulously designed course takes a deep dive into the critical role of a Scrum Product Owner and emphasizes not just the theoretical aspects, but the real-world applications of these principles.

Why Choose the PSPO Course? 

Scrum is much more than just an agile framework; it’s a mindset change. At the heart of this transformative framework is the Product Owner - the individual responsible for maximizing value and ensuring a product's alignment with both user needs and business objectives. 

Our PSPO course arms you with the tools, techniques, and knowledge you need to excel in this pivotal role.

What Will You Learn?

  • Vision Crafting: Discover how to create and communicate a compelling product vision that resonates with both stakeholders and development teams.
  • Backlog Management: Dive deep into effective product backlog management, ensuring that it's an actionable tool that drives product development.
  • Stakeholder Collaboration: Learn the art of engaging stakeholders, understanding their perspectives, and ensuring their feedback is integral to product evolution.
  • Value-driven Approach: Grasp the importance of delivering continuous value by prioritizing features and tasks that align with business goals.
  • Release Management and Validation: Understand how to effectively manage product releases, ensuring validating value delivery and stakeholder satisfaction.


Why Learn From Ralph Jocham? 

Ralph Jocham isn’t just a trainer; he’s an institution in the world of Scrum. As the author of "The Professional Scrum Product Owner" and former long-time official course steward for's PSPO course, Ralph brings unparalleled insights to the curriculum. 

He played an instrumental role in shaping this course, leveraging his vast experience as a professional product owner, agile coach, and professional scrum trainer (PST). When you learn from Ralph, you're not just gaining knowledge; you're absorbing wisdom from one of the finest minds in Scrum.

Learning Outcomes: By the end of this course, participants will be equipped to:

  • Understand the 3Vs – Vision, Value and Validation
  • Drive product development with a clear and actionable vision.
  • Manage product backlogs effectively, ensuring they're continually refined and prioritized.
  • Engage and collaborate with stakeholders, ensuring their feedback is integrated into product iterations.
  • Ensure products align with business objectives, maximizing ROI and customer satisfaction.
  • Confidently lead agile teams, fostering an environment of collaboration and continuous improvement.

Join the ranks of elite product owners who understand the intricacies of delivering unparalleled value in an agile world. The PSPO course isn’t just a learning experience; it's a transformational journey curated by Ralph Jocham, one of the pioneering voices in Scrum.

To delve deeper into the world of agile product ownership and to be part of this transformative journey, enroll today!

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About Effective Agile

Ralph Jocham is a Change Agent in Scrum // Agile // Coaching // Evidence Based Management as well as a Professional Scrum Trainer based in Europe.

As one of the first Professional Scrum Trainers in the world, Ralph has worked directly with cocreator of #scrum, Ken Schwaber, and has played an integral part in the course development of the #PSPO (Professional Scrum Product Owner) as well as the delivery of all certified courses.

Ralph was also a co-author of the 2020 version of the Scrum Guide.

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Professional Scrum Trainer

Ralph, a German computer scientist, is an agile veteran. His first contact with agile was through eXtreme Programming (XP) in late 1999. Ralph setup test automation, continuous integration systems (CI) and build pipelines while working at Oracle in the UK years ahead the curve.

During the dotcom-high-days in 2000 he moved to New York doing some consulting and technical work at various banks. Around that time he immersed himself into Scrum. In 2001 he moved to the Bay Area to help Applied Biosystems (now Thermo Fischer) to kickstart their agile transition in various areas: technical, team level and management.

After six years he joined ThoughtWorks, the first agile consultancy, out of their San Francisco office. While at ThoughtWorks his clients included: The Gap, Inveneo, LinkedIn, Google and Roche Pharmaceuticals.

Since 2011 Ralph is a lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences in Bern where he teaches an agile living case in the medical science department.

He is a senior Scrum trainer with since 2010 (personally trained by Ken Schwaber and the first trainer in continental Europe), a Management 3.0 facilitator since 2014. Ralph is the author of the best-selling book ‘The Professional Product Owner’.

 Talk  Book

All of our classes are delivered using Zoom (or Microsoft Teams) and Mural as live interactive workshops that enhance participation and keep focus .


OnlineDynamic Prices based on your part of the world!

  • Primary Market Ticket EUR 1450 - This ticket is for residents of Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States
  • Secondary Market Ticket EUR 950 - Tickets for all countries not listed as primary. You may be asked for evidence of residence after processing.
  • Tertiary Market Ticket EUR 600 - This ticket is for residents of African and some Asian countries. You may be asked for evidence of residence after processing.

Attending this class entitles you to 1 hour of free coaching.

If you did attend one of my classes in the past, even with a different vendor, you can claim a 30% discount. If you are attending the same training once more, you can claim a 70% discount.

All prices are exclusive VAT. All countries apart from Switzerland are exempt.

The first 10 registrations receive a complementary hardcopy of the bestselling The Professional Product Owner book delivered to their homes if you are based in the EU/CH.

Class Details



Delivery Method

Live Virtual Class
Time Zone: Europe/Zurich
Start/End Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Start: December 4, 2023
End: December 5, 2023

Class Format



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