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Professional Scrum Product Owner - Advanced

Live Virtual Class, September 26-29, 2022

Class Overview

This 4-half day Professional Product Owner - Advanced (PSPO-A) course focuses on helping experienced practitioners expand their ability to establish a solid vision, validate their hypotheses, and ultimately deliver more value to their stakeholders. The PSPO-A course is intended for Product Owners who are looking to grow their knowledge and abilities.

The course goes beyond the topics explored in the Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO) class by deepening the attendee's understanding of the role through the exploration of the many stances of a professional Product Owner. This course is an interactive, experiential workshop where attendees explore topics through a series of exercises and discussions. Students should have at least one year of Product Owner experience and a practical knowledge of Scrum in order to participate in and benefit from these exercises.  Having previously taken the PSPO class is recommended, but not required.

The course also includes a free attempt at the globally recognized Professional Scrum Product Owner II certification exam (PSPO II).

 If you're looking for more information about private classes, coaching or group discounts, reach out to Chris@agileforreality.com or visit our site - we'd be happy to answer any additional questions.

Why take a class from Chris?

  • Shorter, more spread out sessions give the brain space to process
  • Engaging, fun exercises designed for you
  • I’ve been in your shoes in multiple contexts, so learn from my failures and successes
  • I combine principles (why) with practices (what + how)
  • 10 years experience as:
    • Product Owner
    • Product Manager
    • Product Owner Coach
    • Scrum Training Lead for a Fortune 500 company

Clients I've Worked With

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Quotes from our students:

"Chris' PSPO-A class was among the best I have taken. I walked away feeling like I gained knowledge, skills, and tools to do my job better. Absolutely recommended."

"Chris' PSPO-A is a hands on class that teaches a Product Owner how to maximize their day-to-day impact to ultimately deliver more value to their stakeholders."

"Chris has personal experience plus a passion for the content that made his PSPO-A training a worthwhile investment on my agile journey. "

Special Platinum Student Ticket Packages

Want to Take Your Learning Up a Notch? Upgrade Your Student Ticket to Platinum!
A platinum ticket allows you two hours of Live Virtual Coaching with your instructor (who has been in your shoes and helps agilists every day).

You can use your two Live Virtual Coaching hours however you choose, including:

  • Applying - take the concepts we talked about in class and apply in your context.
  • Exploring - learn more about stuff we may have talked about in class or other topics that you choose.
  • Certification - Obtain advice on passing assessments and earning certifications related to your course.

Interested? Leave a note when registering and we'll coordinate with you to schedule your Live Virtual Coaching hours. Or contact us at chris@agileforreality.com with any questions

Class Pricing Options:

  • Platinum Student Ticket Package: USD 1895
  • Best Deal Price: USD 1095 until 4 weeks before start date
  • Early Bird Price: USD 1295 until 2 weeks before start date

Class Details

Language

English

Delivery Method

Live Virtual Class
Time Zone: America/New York
Start/End Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Date

Start: September 26, 2022
End: September 29, 2022

Partner

Unstuck Agile

Registration & Price

Price: USD 1495

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More Information

The Product Owner's role is multifaceted, requiring the practitioner to engage in behaviors and adopt mindsets beyond the core of Agility and the Scrum Framework. This course surfaces these behaviors by challenging the student to adopt several different Product Owner stances:

Customer Representative - focused on understanding customer problems, challenges and potential opportunities

Visionary - communicating the vision, future state and possibilities in ways that foster common understanding

Experimenter - focusing on innovation, hypothesis testing and validating potential value to spark product innovation

Influencer - communicating with and influencing stakeholders, customers and the Scrum Team to act with common purpose

Collaborator - seeking input, ideas and feedback from others

Decision Maker - focusing on creating maximum impact by making clear choices and decisions

Over the 2 days, students will learn about areas critical to growing as a successful Product Owner and through a series of exercises combined with instruction, students gain a better understanding of what it means to deliver value and how to express that value inside and outside of the organization.

Subject Areas

  • Product Vision
  • Scaling
  • Leadership Styles
  • Evidenced Based Management
  • Organizational Design and Structure

Who Should Attend

Professional Product Owner - Advanced (PSPO-A) course is appropriate for practitioners who are looking for additional tools to improve their Scrum teams.

Assessment & Certification

Upon course completion, attendees will have the opportunity to take an online assessment of their skills and earn their Professional Scrum Product Owner II (PSPOII) certification.

In class, you will learn the importance of inspection, adaptation, and fast feedback cycles. To reinforce those concepts, if you attend this Scrum.org class and attempt the PPO II certification assessment within 14 days but do not achieve a score of at least 85% you will be given a 2nd attempt at no cost.

What Is Included

  • One free attempt at the PSPO II assessment (does not expire) - a $250 value
    • If you attend this Scrum.org class and attempt the PSPO II certification assessment within 14 days but do not achieve a score of at least 85% you will be given a 2nd attempt at no cost

About Our TrainersPTN

From Chris: "Uplifting the art and science of Product Ownership - that is what drives me. All of the classes that I teach are either focused on Product Owners or those leading or working with Product Owners. Product Ownership is the most pivotal and most misunderstood role in organizations, and I want to help set Product Owners up for success. Through my career as a Product Owner, Product Manager, Scrum Master, Business Analyst, and Agile Coach, I believe in bringing the human focus back to organizations. We all spend a large percentage of our waking hours "doing work", so we would be well-served to make that time as enjoyable and purposeful as we can."

Scrum.org maintains a defined curriculum for the Professional Scrum courses and selects only the most qualified instructors to deliver them. Each Professional Scrum Trainer is a practitioner and brings their experiences and areas of expertise to bear, but all students learn the same core course content. This consistency and quality helps students effectively apply Scrum in their organizations.

Additionally, Agile For Reality is officially recognized as a member of the Scrum.org Professional Training Network. This means we align with the Scrum Values, have Scrum.org trainers who teach a qualifying number of Scrum.org Professional Scrum classes, and are committed to improving the profession of software delivery in part by providing Scrum.org training.

 

For More Information

If you have further questions or want to inquire about private and/or on-site classes, coaching, or group discounts, reach out to chris@agileforreality.com or check out our website: www.agileforreality.com for more information.

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