Professional Scrum Product Owner Advanced

A course that helps expand your ability to establish a solid vision, validate hypotheses, and ultimately deliver more value to stakeholders

Course Overview

Through a case study-based series of exercises, combined with instruction, students gain the entrepreneurial product leadership skills and practices critical to growing as a successful Product Owner.

The Product Owner role is multifaceted, requiring them to engage in behaviors and adopt mindsets beyond the core of Agility and the Scrum framework. Students explore these techniques and how to pivot among them by exploring several Product Owner "stances" including:

The Customer Representative

Focus on understanding customer problems, pains and opportunities
Get into the mindset of the customer, placing yourself in their world, understanding their needs
Deliver value by connecting product features to customer outcomes

The Visionary

Champion the future state, possibilities, goals and chances
Communicate the product vision, strategy and Product Goal
Understand value and pricing models

The Experimenter

Focus on innovation through experiments, hypotheses, tests, learnings, data and validation of value
Understand the Product Owner’s role in a scaled environment

The Decision Maker

Focus on making better decisions
Navigate conflicting customer feedback

The Collaborator

Seek collaboration with stakeholders and the Scrum Team
Work beyond the Scrum Team including contracts, finance, budgeting and governance in an agile way

The Influencer

Lead the stakeholders, customers and Scrum Team, to move in the right direction and to change their minds, when necessary
Learn how to create a stakeholder management strategy

Learning Objectives

Learn different stances that Product Owner takes in order to navigate everyday challenges

Discover current additional practices through discussions, case studies, and exercises

Get a clear understanding of Agile Product Management and continue Product Owner journey

Learn about the various types of stakeholders product owners face and how best to work with them


Professional Scrum Certification

All participants completing the Professional Scrum Product Owner - Advanced course will receive a password to attempt the Professional Scrum Product Owner II (PSPO II) assessment. The industry-recognized PSPO II certification requires a minimum passing score of 85%. PSPO-A class participants who attempt the PSPO II assessment within 14 days of receiving their free password and do not score at least 85% will be granted a second attempt at no additional cost.

Who Should Attend
this class

Product Owners, Product Managers, and Business Analysts focusing heavily on Product Management skills, tools, techniques, and knowledge as part of their work on the Scrum Team. Participants should have at least one year of experience as a Product Owner or Product Manager.

Scrum Masters / Agile Coaches
Company leaders might benefit from the PSPO-A course as well.

Course Agenda

DAY 1Product Owner "stances"

  • The Customer Representative

  • The Visionary

  • The Experimenter

DAY 2Product Owner "stances"

  • The Decision Maker

  • The Collaborator

  • The Influencer


Professoinal Scrum Trainers

Cesario Ramos

Cesario Ramos works on large-scale transformation all over the world in banking, insurance, and high-tech industries. He is also a Certified LeSS Trainer and Professional Coach. In 2010 he founded AgiliX, a consulting company, that provides consulting and training worldwide

Cesario is the author of the books ‘Creating Agile Organization’, ‘EMERGENT – Lean & Agile adoption’ and co-author of the book ‘A Scrum Book’.

He is a frequently invited speaker at conferences around the world and organizer of the international Large Scale Scrum (LeSS) conferences.

Roman Doroshenko

With a background as a developer, Roman was first introduced to the Agile world in 2007 through his very first job in an eXtreme Programming team. Years later, Roman discovered that there are other ways of working, involving handoffs, excess documentation, bureaucracy and boredom. These experiences inspired Roman to help guide workplaces and organizations towards being meaningful and purpose driven.

Since 2013, Roman has been focusing on product development and product management expertise. Roman’s areas of interest lay within product development and cutting edge engineering practices.

He is a big fan of data and quantitative analytics and also loves metrics and measurements.

What other people say

Great training. Really enjoyed Cesario’s interactive training methods. He did a great job tailoring the content of the course to the needs of the group. I can recommend this training to anyone who wants to understand SCRUM beyond just passing the assessment.
Jean KuppersProfessional Scrum Master
I had been working as a Scrum Product Owner for quite some time before taking the Product Owner course from Cesario. It was a great experience, as there was a lot of time for questions and to go more in depth into the subject matter. It really helped me to become a better product owner!
Niels MonshouwerWeirdBeard
Cesario is a very experienced trainer with lots of real-world examples. Besides that he is a nice and warm person with a true heart for SCRUM, LeSS, Lean and Agile. This made the course very inspiring and worthwile!
Aldert PolmanWebcollective

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