Professional Scrum Product Owner Seattle, Jan 21-22, 2019
Professional Scrum Product Owner is a 2-day course that provides the foundational knowledge needed to work with Scrum in a highly practical way. The course is a combination of instruction and team-based exercises where students experience how the Scrum framework improves product development efforts.
What You Will Learn
Over the 2 days, students will develop and solidify their knowledge of being a Product Owner through instruction and team-based exercises. The breadth of the role’s responsibilities in delivering a successful product will become more clear from an Agile perspective. Metrics are identified to track the creation of value and the successful delivery of the product to the marketplace.
The PSPO course is much more than just a set of slides and an instructor. In this course, students work on real-life cases with other classmates together as a team. This course is made up of discussions and hands-on exercises
Who Should Attend
The Professional Scrum Product Owner course may be interesting to all involved in software development upon the Scrum framework, but has been specifically conceived for those responsible for products from a business and product management perspective and taking up the highly accountable role of Scrum Product Owner. No pre-existing knowledge of Scrum is required to attend.
- Have a clear understanding of the mechanics of Scrum
- Know how the Product Owner fits into Scrum
- Successfully work with Scrum Teams and stakeholders
- Effectively increase business agility
- Agile Product Management
- Value-Driven Development
- Scrum Principles & Empiricism
- The Scrum Framework
- Product Backlog Management
- Release Management
Certification & Assessments
All participants completing the Professional Scrum Product Owner course receive a password to take the Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO I) assessment. If you attempt the PSPO I assessment within 14 days of the class and do not score at least 85%, you will be granted a 2nd attempt at no additional cost. You are also entitled to a 40% discount on the PSPO II assessment.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is included in the price?
The price includes course materials, the PSPO I assessment, lifetime certification from Scrum.org and a 40% discount on the PSPO II assessment.
How do I achieve the Professional Scrum Product Owner I (PSPO I) certification?
The PSPO I 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 Product Owner I (PSPO I) certification?
The PSPO I assessment is comprised of 80 multiple choice questions that must be completed in 60 minutes. The pass mark is 85%. The course fee provides up to 2 attempts at the PSPO I assessment.
What are the course hours?
Courses start at 09:00 and finish at 17:00 each day.
How many people will attend?
Our courses are capped at around 10 attendees to ensure a premium experience.
How should I prepare for the course?
The only preparation required is to read the Scrum Guide.
I'm not sure if I have enough experience to take the course. What should I do?
Email the trainer at firstname.lastname@example.org and he will advise you.
Can I claim PMI PDU credits for attending the course?
Yes. You can claim 14 PDU's for attending a course.
Can I pay via credit/debit card?
Yes. Please select the 'Pay with Credit/Debit card' option when you register.
Can I register now and pay via invoice later?
Yes. Email us at email@example.com with your details.
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 the trainer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Price: USD 1295
About The Trainer
John Gillespie is a Scrum.org Professional Scrum Trainer and technology/transformation executive. He has guided organisations in the adoption of Lean/Agile methodologies and has been integral in leading enterprise-wide transitions.
He earned an MBA in finance and leadership from NYU Stern School of Business, an MS in Computer Science and has founded two successful technology companies.
John is based in New York, USA. He is always happy to arrange private training for your company. Please get in touch to find out more.
What Clients Have To Say About John:
“John provided our group of 8 new Product Owners an excellent course. We discussed real-life scenarios, John's experiences, and how to put the classroom material together with his experience into our business model. It was an excellent experience. Additionally, this course provided the material and requirements necessary to pass the 80 question Professional Scrum Product Owner I exam. I passed the exam one day after the course ended! Thanks for your expertise and for such a great course, John!”
- Peter Gorman. U.S. Department of Homeland Security
"I took the Professional Scrum Master certification training from John. This training is for folks who would like to understand the basics of scrum framework and dive deep in roles/responsibilities for a scrum master. John is an amazing teacher who focuses on explaining the course with examples and use cases. He is always open to questions and encourages them (either in class or over the email). He made the entire learning process very interactive, which made it so easy to understand.
I highly recommend taking the class with him."
- Swati Gupta. Oracle
"John is a skilled Scrum instructor. His presentation makes everyone feel comfortable, no matter their skill level or experience; John's disarming charm accepts everyone where they are. He also has a deep well of real life experience with project management that he humbly draws from to refresh whatever content he's dispensing. A skilled practitioner and trainer, making the world better one Scrum at a time."
- Tommy Poole. Scrum Master
"John was a very patient and informative instructor. He made sure that everyone understood every concept before moving forward, and took time to answer any questions that was asked with great detail. Thank you for the great class!"
- Hanna Heaps. PayScale Inc.
"John has an encyclopedic knowledge of what it takes to be a Scrum Master, as well as plenty of real world examples to contextualize that knowledge. After spending the two days with John during his course, I was able to not only pass the PSM I exam, but more importantly, I was able to bring his guidance back to my organization and help us improve our own practices. It also helps that he is a nice guy, a patient instructor, and impossible to stump with a question. I recommend John to anyone looking to improve their knowledge of Scrum."
- Bracken Hipp. Dataworks Development, Inc
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