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Receive your Scrum Product Owner Certification (CSPO) from the most experienced Scrum trainer in the Midwest
“I felt lucky to attend a class from such a skilled, knowledgeable instructor.”
Learn from someone with actual Product Management experience. This includes profit accountability for multiple businesses. Lowell is one of just a few Certified Scrum Trainers that has actually been a Product Manager.
Certified Scrum Product Owner® professionals have been taught the Scrum terminology, practices, and principles that enable them to fulfill the role of Product Owner on a Scrum team. CSPOs are typically the individuals who are closest to the “business side” of the project. They are charged by the organization to “get the product out” and are expected to do the best possible job of satisfying all the stakeholders.
This course will help you understand how Scrum works by focusing on your role as the Product Owner, or customer, for a Scrum team. Topics that are covered include managing stakeholders, ROI, backlog grooming, creating effective user stories, acceptance criteria for user stories, and defining “Done.” This two day (16 hour) CSPO course is taught by a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST). You will be eligible for 16 Scrum Education Units (SEUs) upon successful completion of this course.
Your Instructor: Lowell Lindstrom
No other Agile or Scrum instructor can match Lowell’s credentials:
30+ years software development industry experience
Launched XP Immersion, the industry’s first agile training course, in 1999
Authored the industry’s first agile business course in 2000
Created the industry’s first Agile Transformation service offering in 2000
Organized XP Universe, the first Agile conference in the US, in 2001
Co-Author of the Declaration of Interdependence and co-founder of the Agile Leadership Network in 2005
Certified Scrum Trainer (certified by Ken Schwaber) since 2005
Managing Director of the Scrum Alliance in 2009-10
Services Executive for VersionOne (leading agile platform) 2013-2016
Read Lowell’s thoughts on the product owner here:
The Seven Skills You Need to be a Great Product Owner
Lowell’s students have gone on to become successful leaders in the Agile community and of their companies, including:
Co-founder of the Scaled Agile, Inc.
Co-Founder of the Agile Marketing Association
Hundreds of successful agile coaches
CTO’s and other executives of successful agile companies
ROLE OF THE PRODUCT OWNER
Fundamentals of the Product Owner Role
Working with Stakeholders
Working with the Development Team
Product Ownership with Multiple Teams
DESCRIBING PURPOSE AND STRATEGY
Roadmaps and Release Planning
UNDERSTANDING AND EMPATHIZING WITH CUSTOMERS AND USERS
Customer Research and Product Discovery
TESTING PRODUCT ASSUMPTIONS
WORKING WITH THE PRODUCT BACKLOG
Differentiating Outcome and Output
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