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It is desired that participants have basic knowledge of Agile to attend this course. In order to appear for the certification, candidates must present the 2-day CSPO course certificate, which will be provided by our trainers on successful completion of the course.
On successful completion of an in-person, two day (16 hour) CSPO course taught by a Certified Scrum Trainer (such as this course), you will receive a Certificate from Scrum Alliance designating you as Certified Scrum Product Owner. The certification includes a two-year membership in Scrum Alliance.
The trainer was confident of what he was teaching and delivered an excellent training.Attended Certified Scrum Product Owner®(CSPO) Certification workshop in February 2019
Marcos passion for Agile Scrum really comes out when he is teaching on the subject. His expert level of training and presentation really shows when he is providing the training for Certified Scrum Product Owner. Our training team was very diverse and Marco was able to maintain a strong focus in the group by combining theory with interactive practical exercises. I highly recommend Marco for anything Agile Scrum related and I'm sure to be opting for another course of his soon!Attended Certified Scrum Product Owner®(CSPO) Certification workshop in March 2019
I had done the CSPO course on 18th & 19th Sept and the trainer was Steve Spearman. It was a good informative experience that started with Agile concepts and then went into Product Owner responsibilities. Steve brings with him decades of IT experience and of implementing Agile in top IT companies as well as lot of Agile course training experience. He was patient enough to answer all of the queries and gave good insights on how a Product Owner should manage various tasks and situations.Attended Certified Scrum Product Owner®(CSPO) Certification workshop in September 2018
A well-structured course that was both interactive & interesting. Thumbs up for the coach!Attended Certified Scrum Product Owner®(CSPO) Certification workshop in November 2018
In Agile terms, a Product is something that you build as per your client’s requirements to achieve a certain goal.
The Product Owner is an individual on the Scrum team, who represents the user community or business, and is responsible for working with the user group to find the features that will be included in the product release. They are the leaders, managing the team and guiding the product’s progress toward success. The role of the Product Owner is critical to all types of product development, specifically in the Agile methodology.
The Scrum Product Owner responsibilities list includes the following:
As a Certified Product Owner, you will be given the responsibility of heading an Agile project, liaising with the Scrum Master to achieve objectives and ensuring satisfied customers. The CSPO course will enable you to improve the effectiveness of Scrum artifacts and give you the knowledge necessary to increase the business agility in your organization.
The Product Owner and the Scrum Master are two different roles in the Scrum (Agile) development model. However, both have the same objective of adding value to project management. While the Scrum Master focuses completely on the team and its operations, the Product Owner studies the project from a customer’s perspective. The Product Owners are responsible for managing the product backlog and securing its visibility all the time. On the other hand, the Scrum Master is responsible to motivate the team and help remove any impediments in order to facilitate the timely completion of the project.
Your next step in your Agile journey after earning your foundational CSPO certification and a year of experience working as a CSPO on a Scrum Team is to achieve your Advanced Certified Scrum Product Owner (A-CSPOSM) certification.
Through this membership, you can join local user groups, online social networks, gain access to deep discounts on gatherings, and additional member-only resources. In addition, CSPOs get to use a specially designed logo to highlight their credentials.
Here are some of the top industries and companies that have hired Product Owners:
This training and certification is ideal for Project Managers, Developers, Product Owners, Managers-Software development, Architects-Software development, Product Managers, Software developers, Software coders, Software testers, Team Leads or Team Members who are interested in learning more about Scrum and leading Agile projects.
It is the Product owner’s responsibility to ensure that an Agile project goes as planned, customer requirements are met and the end product is delivered on time, within budget and is of the highest quality. While practical learning of these skills is essential, a CSPO certificate will ensure your commitment to the profession and teach you the tools and techniques needed to ensure project success. A CSPO certification paves the way for better and bigger opportunities in the field of Agile. Our CSPO course will teach you how to gain the all-important practical skills required by a Product Owner, making you a success at the workplace.
Yes, of course. The CSPO training is right for you if you fall under any of the following categories:
There are no prerequisites for attending this course. But it will be helpful if candidates are aware of basic Agile and Scrum concepts.
No, there is no online/virtual course for CSPO. Scrum Alliance believes that understanding Scrum requires a greater level of personal interaction than can be delivered in a virtual environment.
Our Certified Scrum Trainers® (CSTs) are:
Our dedicated team of CSTs delivers training on par with the standard of excellence as set out by Scrum Alliance. So, every candidate receives the same high-quality content irrespective of the trainer and the location. They help you further develop the competencies and skills you need to make a difference in your organization.
The Certified Scrum Product Owner®(CSPO®) designation is provided by Scrum Alliance. The Scrum Alliance Product Owner certification enhances your industry credibility and recognition. It also amplifies your earning potential as it validates your commitment to your Agile journey, making you eligible to take on the responsibilities of an Agile Product Owner and lead projects successfully.
Certified Scrum Product Owner® is a much sought after credential in the Agile space, and the value of the CSPO certification has gained momentum since the last few years. In today’s constantly changing industry environment, businesses have realised the value in adopting Agile methodology to achieve higher profitability with better utilisation of resources. By recruiting experts who are well versed in agile methods, they can ensure that teams are better tuned-in to the Agile mindset, thus ensuring project success. CSPO certified professionals have the knowledge and skills to enable them to make the right decisions as an effective customer to the Scrum team, motivating their team members to perform better and maximizing ROI which is the need of the hour.
CSPO is a participation-based certificate. On successful completion of an in-person, two day (16 hour) CSPO course taught by a Certified Scrum Trainer (such as this course), you will receive a Certificate from Scrum Alliance designating you as Certified Scrum Product Owner®. The certification includes a two-year membership in Scrum Alliance.
The course fee paid includes the first 2 years of Certified Scrum Product Owner® certification cost.
CSPO certification renewal needs to be done every 2 years. You need to pay $100 to extend the credential for a further 2 years from the date of your current expiration. In order to renew your Scrum Product Owner certification, login to Scrum Alliance, go to your dashboard and choose the ‘Renew Certification’ option available under the heading ‘Actions’.
Note that starting from February 4, 2019, you will be required to earn 20 Scrum Educational Units (SEUs) within the past two years, in addition to the $100 renewal fee that has to be paid.This new requirement has been mandated to validate your participation and continued proficiency in the fundamental principles and practices of Scrum. You can earn the required SEUs by completing an educational training or a learning opportunity.
There is no Scrum Alliance Product Owner certification exam to earn a CSPO credential.
PDUs and SEUs are Professional Development Units and Scrum Educational Units, issued by the Scrum Alliance. They can be earned by completing educational training or learning opportunities, which serve to validate your participation and continued proficiency in the principles and practices of Scrum. To maintain your certification from Scrum Alliance, you are required to earn a certain number of PDUs and SEUs every two years.
PDUs and SEUs are credits awarded by the Project Management Institute and the Scrum Alliance respectively. They recognize your dedication to the Agile world through the award of credits for every educational effort you make throughout your career. Scrum Alliance members who hold a credential from Scrum Alliance need to earn SEUs to get recertified every two years. PDUs are offered by the PMI®, and every PMI® certification, except the CAPM®, requires you to earn a specific number of PDUs per three-year certification cycle.
You can get 14-16 PDUs and SEUs by participating in our 2-day training program.
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