Professional Scrum Product Owner

Maximise the Return on Investment and optimise the Total Cost of Ownership of products and systems.

Certification

Scrum.org – Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO I)

Duration

Online: 4 half-days
In-person: 2 days

Cost

Early Bird $1,620.00 excl. GST
$1,800.00 excl. GST

Course overview

The Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO) programme teaches people how to maximise the Return on Investment (ROI) and optimise the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of products and systems. Agile Product Ownership today requires more than knowledge on how to write a User Story or manage a Product Backlog. Professional Product Owners need to have a concrete understanding of everything that drives value from their products.

Who is this for?

The following individuals will benefit from this course:
  • Executives and leaders, managers, directors, CIOs and VPs
  • Development, QA and infrastructure management
  • Programme and product managers
  • Product and product line management
  • Portfolio managers, PMO and process leads
  • Enterprise, system and solution architects

What’s covered?

  • How to be an Agile programme, product or IT development manager in a complex environment
  • A look at the creation and retention of value
  • Specific tactics and strategies for maximising the flexibility and responsiveness of software product creation
  • Techniques for fulfilling these responsibilities
  • How to optimise the value of current systems
  • How to progressively order requirements and become more agile

Learning outcomes

  • How to increase the value created by the product for which you are responsible
  • An understanding of the differences between traditional and agile product management
  • How the product owner works in an agile environment to deliver a product
  • The basics of identifying a release goal and requirements, backlog ordering, estimation, adjustment and baseline planning
  • An understanding of Total Cost of Ownership and how it is fundamental to successfully managing a product

Certification

If you complete this course, you’ll receive a password to take the PSPO I assessment once. You’ll have 60 minutes to take the assessment. If you pass, you’ll receive the PSPO I certification. For more information, visit Scrum.org

Prerequisites

  • A knowledge of iterative, incremental techniques is required
  • A basic knowledge of Scrum is useful
  • Attendees will get more out of the class if they have read the Scrum Guide

“The course was well-balanced with subject content, team discussions and practical examples, which made it truly interesting.”

Course Attendee

“Jacob was a great facilitator and made the course flow well. Using Mural/Zoom helped make the online experience an enjoyable one.”

Nicholas Maw
Web Product Owner, Serato

Course Schedule

Online learning guarantee

Our online courses have been designed to offer a rich and engaging learning experience.

If you’re not 100% satisfied with the online format, you have the option to join the next available in-person class at no extra cost.

Private classes

This course can be run privately at your organisation allowing us to tailor the training to your needs and create a more rewarding team experience.

Contact our Education Team for details.

Experts in business and training

Our courses are developed and taught only by people who are in practice at Assurity. Every single day of the week…except when they’re in the classroom teaching you!

Jacob Creech

Principal Agile Consultant

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Kay Johnson

Principal Consultant

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Fabio Sanches

Senior Agile Consultant

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Jacob Creech

Principal Agile Consultant

Jacob is an experienced entrepreneur and Agile coach. He has worked in his own and other businesses to help them grow and develop high-value work through the application of Agile, Lean Start-up and other modern business techniques.

Jacob has worked with a wide range of businesses across Asia-Pacific and the United States, from very small (1 team) to very large (400+ team) Agile transformations with both software/IT and non-IT teams, in industries including Ecommerce, Finance, Healthcare, Mobile, Gaming, Telecommunications, and Advertising.

Jacob is passionate about empowering and motivating people, with a constant focus on business value, to ensure not only are we delivering high quality work, but the right, most valuable work as well.

Kay Johnson

Principal Consultant

Kay is a trusted advisor to clients, helping them define their digital transformation strategy and the cultural changes needed to achieve it.

After assessing a client’s current capabilities, Kay is well versed in create a roadmap to outline the processes, practices, tools, and education needed to enable continuous improvement.

An expert in Business Agility, Agile, Cloud Adoption and DevOps, Kay makes it easy for clients to understand how adopting these approaches can benefit their organisation.

She’s also an accomplished trainer in Facilitation, Agile Project and Delivery Management, Agile Coaching, Foundations of DevOps, and is passionate about helping students see tangible results.

Fabio Sanches

Senior Agile Consultant

Fabio has a background in Electrical Engineering, a Master’s degree in Engineering and work experience in software development in a variety of industries, including Retail, Telecommunications, Banking, Educational, Healthcare and Startups.

As a Consultant, he works to improve value delivery and complex problem-solving. He translates vision into actionable plans to deliver customer-centric outcomes.

His focus is to help organisations achieve a sustained competitive advantage by adopting agile values and principles to deliver the highest possible quality products.

Fabio is also a coach and mentor to Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Agile Coaches, and Agile teams.

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About Assurity

We believe that our clients’ future depends on better meeting their customers’ needs. At Assurity, we use our skills and extensive experience to help our clients develop their business and make their future in a fast-changing digital world.

We partner with the country’s largest organisations and government agencies, collaborating with them and guiding them on their digital transformation journeys, delivering proven capabilities to innovate, deliver complex projects with quality and speed, and improve their operations’ efficiency and effectiveness.

We take a human-centred approach to everything we do and co-design the right outcomes with our clients. We achieve this by forming unique solutions teams from our analysis, testing, DevOps, design thinking, intelligent process automation, agile, customer experience and education service lines.

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