Professional Scrum Product Owner Utrecht, May 1-2, 2018


Course Overview

“Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.”

In this 2-day Professional Scrum Product Owner training you will learn how to get the best out of Scrum as a Product Owner. The training is a unique mix of theory & practice, optimized for the best learning experience. Unlike many unofficial Scrum trainings, this is one of the official that helps you prepare for the Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO I) certification.

“An increase in oxygen is always accompanied by an uptick in mental sharpness.”

In this class, we do not teach students, we make them learn. The training is entirely based on flipcharts, videos, team cases\exercises & interactive discussions. The location & training room is shaped towards optimal collaboration between the students. The maximum number of students for this training is 12, to make sure that we have enough room for discussion and sharing thoughts.

The content of the Professional Scrum Product Owner training is continuously updated by the community of Professional Scrum trainers. By using the latest training material, we make sure you are always aligned with the content of the “PSPO I”-assessment.

    Course Details


    Utrecht, Netherlands


    May 1, 2018
    May 2, 2018

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    Language: Dutch

    “The Product Owner is responsible for maximizing work & value. He’s the sole person responsible for managing the Product Backlog.”

    At the end of this training:

    • You are aware of the fundamental elements & principles to make Scrum successful
    • You have gained a deep understanding of the Scrum Framework
    • You are aware of the skills & responsibilities for being a good Product Owner
    • You have received several directly applicable, practical implementation-tips
    • You know the difference between traditional & Agile project\product management
    • You have gained knowledge about value driven product development
    • You know how to translate customer value\requirements into a Product Backlog
    • You know how to answer the ultimate stakeholder question (“When is it ready?”) in an Agile way
    • You are prepared for the certified “PSPO I”-assessment

    Students will receive:

    • All original training slides from
    • A digital version of the official slide deck
    • The book “Scrum: A Pocket Guide” by Gunther Verheyen (PST trainer at
    • A notebook with printed illustrations of all flipcharts produced
    • After completion of the training: a code for an attempt to the PSPO I assessment
    • A 40% discount for an attempt on the “PSPO II”-assessment
    • Lunch during both training days

    Target audience

    The training may be interesting to all involved in developing products using the Scrum framework, but has been specifically conceived for those responsible over products from a business perspective and taking up the highly accountable role of Scrum Product Owner


    Attendees make the most of the class if they:

    • study the Scrum Guide
    • pass the Scrum open assessment
    • possess a solid understanding of Scrum (have either worked on a Scrum team or completed the Professional Scrum Foundation training, or similar course)
    • have been on or are closely involved in building or enhancing a software product or application using Scrum
    • read any book on Scrum by Ken Schwaber

    Some statistics on the training & the “PSPO I”-assessment

    • In 2016 & 2017 Ron trained 209 students on PSPO I
    • 35% of those students actually took the assessment
    • 74% of the students who took the assessment succeeded with an average score of 88% (85% is the score needed to get the PSM I certification)
    • On a scale of 1 to 10, students have rated this training with an average of 8,3
    • On a scale of 1 to 10, students have rated Ron as a trainer with an average of 8,6

    What people say about this training

    • “Useful & good tempo”
    • “Good link to practical situation”
    • “Lots of new knowledge, combined with nice exercises”
    • “Dynamical, energetic. I learned a lot!”
    • “Good explanation of Scrum. I liked the game regarding Product Value.”
    • “Although there is a lot of theory to digest, the way it was presented was interactive & energizing.”