Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)

Agile Scrum

There's a revolution sweeping the product development world: agile methods. Some Product Managers (sometimes called the Business Owner of the system, for internal systems) and development teams have been applying these practices for years, and they are now spreading worldwide, from London to Los Angeles.

In Scrum, the most popular agile method, a key role is Product Owner. This is a product management role with specific responsibilities in Scrum: responsible for the ROI, release date, release content, and choice of goals each Sprint. In this practical, information-and-tips-packed seminar you will learn the key ideas and practices of agile development, aimed at Product Managers and the Scrum Product Owner.


  • Why is the Product Owner role so central to Scrum and what will you do that's new?
  • Agile Values
  • Scrum Background
  • Lean Thinking
  • Outcomes versus Outputs
  • Outcome-driven Scrum
  • Impact Mapping for Outcomes
  • Measurement Points in Impact Mapping
  • Reducing Waste in Product Management
  • Iterative and Evolutionary Development
  • Definition of Done
  • Release Sprint
  • Adaptive Planning
  • Initial Product Backlog Creation
  • Sprint Review
  • Ideation for Innovation
  • Innovation Games and Game Storming
  • Story Mapping
  • Product Backlog Prioritization with Relative Points
  • Product Backlog Prioritization with Attribute Classes
  • Estimation, Release Planning and Scheduling
  • Estimating with Monte Carlo Simulation
  • Stories and the 3Cs
  • Specification by Example
  • Business Benefits
  • Changes for the Product Owner
  • Kano Model
  • Fixed-Price, Fixed Time, Fixed Scope: Can You Have Your Cake and Eat it Too?
  • Product Backlog grooming or refinement
  • Tracking Progress in Scrum
  • Further education resources for Product Managers

  • Who should attend

    Those involved in product management




    09:00 - 16:30