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Certified Scrum Product Owner Training - Bellevue, WA

Jan Beaver, PhD, Certified Scrum Trainer® - Greyrock Agile Inc. Questions? Call 970.305.7838
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Jan 30 9:00AM - 5:00PM

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Certified Scrum Product Owner

Practical, Interactive Scrum Training

Also earn 14 PDUs for PMP/ACP*

The Product Owner as Linchpin

The Product Owner is the linchpin of product development with Scrum. The Product Owner is the one and only member of a Scrum Team who is accountable for the success of the product the Team produces. How can an individual live up to that lofty standard? The answer lies in the Product Owner's authority over the content and ordering of the Product Backlog - and also in the rapid feedback built into Scrum that allows the Product Owner to ensure that the right product gets built, with the right features, at the right time.

Join us in this practical, interactive class to learn about Scrum and how the Product Owner works with the ScrumMaster, Development Team, customers/stakeholders, and the organization at large to build and sustain successful products. This course meets allScrum Alliance learning objectivesrequired for the Certified Scrum Product Owner credential.

What's in it for me?

What you get from this course is a thorough introduction to the vital Product Owner role as well as practical experience working on a sample product throughout the course. You will learn how to produce and manage the key Scrum and associated Agile/Lean artifacts that fall within the authority of the Product Owner: Product Vision, Roadmap, Release Plan, Product Backlog, and customer/stakeholder product feedback. You will also learn how to work effectively with a Scrum Team using high-bandwidth communication and continuous collaboration.

Finally, upon successful completion of this course you will be designated a Certified Scrum Product Owner and be provided a two-year membership in the Scrum Alliance, giving you access to a wealth of additional information and membership in a worldwide Scrum Product Owner community.

Course Objectives

  • Achieve a deep understanding of Agile and Scrum values and principles
  • Learn the fundamentals of the Scrum framework
  • Understand how to work with the ScrumMaster and Development Team to build great products
  • Learn how to work with customers and business stakeholders
  • Learn communication and collaboration skills critical to working in a high-performance team environment
  • Learn how to create a Product Vision, Roadmap, and Release plan
  • Understand how to write, refine, and prioritize User Stories
  • Learn how to order the Product Backlog effectively
  • Use empirical data to forecast releases and content
  • Discussion and practice in dealing with organizational challenges and impediments
  • Gain an introduction on how to scale products to a multiple Team environment
  • Understand some of the challenges of working with dispersed and distributed Teams

Course Outline

There are just a few straightforward sections that make up this course:
  • Intro to Agile &Scrum
  • Scrum Roles
  • Scrum Events
  • Product Vision
  • Understanding Customers & Users
  • Product Backlog
  • Creating Stories
  • Backlog Refinement
  • Ordering the Product Backlog


This course is modular and flexible, with short presentation sections interspersed with exercises that provide concrete practice to build deeper understanding of and skill with the topics covered.

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed specifically for Product Owners, business sponsors, stakeholders, and others who need to understand how to use Scrum to build products that delight customers and deliver maximum business value.

Recent Participant Comments

  • I was very pleased with the training Jan delivered. He conveyed the material in an easy to understand manner with the right mix of hands-on labs and textbook.- TF, Philadelphia
  • I can vouch for Jans knowledge of Agile software development and project management practices, as well as his professional presentation skills and ability to accommodate a diverse and demanding group of participants.- RW, Burbank, CA
  • Jan was highly effective, quickly gaining the confidence of managers and team members, including several who had been highly skeptical of Scrum. His typical approach effectively blended questions, examples from his own experiences as a hands-on developer and short, sometimes impromptu, tutorials on Scrum to enable teams to work through their impediments.- JF, Boston
  • Now this makes sense!- TS, Ottawa

*14 Category B PDUs upon completion of the class

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