Advanced Certified Scrum Product Owner (A-CSPO℠)

Level-up Your Skills and Keep Your Team on Track

Course Dates

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Overview

You’ve been a Product Owner for over a year now. Taking the CSPO® course helped, yet still you struggle with things like:

  • Switching from delivering features to owning outcomes
  • Solving real-world problems for users and customers
  • Collaborating effectively with business owners, designers and developers
  • Feeling like you’re part of the Scrum team
  • Keeping the team inspired and informed
  • Working on challenges that cut across multiple teams

Really feel like you own the product. Experience how to discover and deliver lovable products by:

  • Effectively working together continuously
  • Practicing what advanced Product Owners and teams do
  • Applying product discovery and design practices
  • Gaining empathy with users and understanding their goals
  • Sharing understanding and ownership of products

Audience

  • Product managers, business stakeholders and product marketing professionals looking to help make valuable products
  • User experience practitioners and business analysts looking to help make usable and desirable products
  • Senior engineers seeking to help make feasible products
  • Project managers, Scrum Masters and agile coaches seeking to guide successful product discovery and delivery

Prerequisites

You must already hold the CSPO license and be an active member of the Scrum Alliance®.

Certification

What you’ll receive:

  • Scrum Alliance’s Advanced Certified Scrum Product Owner license
  • Course materials and handouts as well as soft copies
  • 16 Scrum Alliance SEUs and PMI PDUs
  • A wealth of knowledge to take back to your organization

Benefits

  • Build on your foundational knowledge with enhanced skills for the advancement of these techniques within your company and teams.
  • Distinguish yourself in the global marketplace. This new certification provides an opportunity to take the next step and stand out among the global Scrum community.
  • Learn how to advance your potential as a highly valued professional.

Objectives

Performing the Product Owner Role

  • Examining the Product Owner Role
  • Working with:
    • Users
    • Stakeholders
    • Development Team
    • Multiple teams

Purpose and Strategy

  • Developing product strategies
  • Advanced release planning

Customer Research and Discovery

  • User interviews and observation
  • Perform a design studio
  • User story mapping

Testing Product Assumptions

  • Inspect and improve the product
  • Build prototypes to test hypotheses
  • Create and validate Persona Sketches

Product Backlog Techniques

  • Maximize outcomes and impact
  • Measure product value
  • Ordering and refining items

Agenda

In this course, we work through a design challenge and build a product solution. You will organize into balanced product ownership teams and work together to:

  • Define and prioritize real-world problems from a consumer’s view
  • Model and critique different opportunities
  • Perform user research to test product assumptions
  • Sketch personas to target with the opportunity
  • Build models to help envision the whole product story
  • Ideate and iterate through specific challenges and refine solutions
  • Prototype and test a viable hypothesis
  • Detail the product solution
  • Review your work and that of the other teams in a tradeshow format
  • Evaluate your team’s approach to product discovery and delivery

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