Certified Scrum Product Owner®(CSPO) Certification Training in Chicago, IL, United States

Be an efficient Product Owner to raise product value & manage product backlog effectively!

  • Get trained by Scrum Alliance approved Certified Scrum Trainers® (CSTs)
  • Get certified from the globally acclaimed accreditation body, Scrum Alliance
  • Earn 16 PDUs and SEUs in just 2 days
  • Excel in addressing challenges through Scrum as an effective Product Owner
  • Advance your knowledge with an experiential learning format
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Why should you go for a CSPO certification?

Every high-functioning Agile team that you see has a well-trained Product Owner making critical product decisions. These fresh new cohorts of Certified Scrum Product Owners ensure on-time delivery of high-value releases and maximize the ROI. A globally recognized CSPO certification, therefore, is a career-defining credential for anybody willing to take up challenging roles in agile coaching or higher positions in an organization.

Individual Benefits:

An individual wishing to be a good Scrum professional can prefer CSPO certification for the following benefits:

  1. Widen the scope of your career with the knowledge of popular Agile practices.
  2. Stack the top skills and demonstrate your Scrum knowledge.
  3. Actively engage with the community of Agile practitioners dedicated to continuous Scrum practice and improvement.
  4. Create a better product for leading and implementing Scrum in the team.

Organizational Benefits:

CSPO has been gaining more popularity since the past few years. The reason is, almost every organization is hiring Product Owners to sustain in today’s competitive marketplace. The Certified Scrum Product Owner can upskill the organization in the following ways:

  1. Defines the product vision and directs the team members to yield the value at the end.
  2. Helps the team members in delivering the high-value product.  
  3. Helps to carry out smooth communication between the Stakeholders and team members.
  4. Increase your probability of landing the best jobs with good pay in the market.

Increasing Demand for CSPO® Certified Professionals  

The industry today is ripe with endless opportunities for Product Owners. With 90% of modern teams using Scrum, the demand for Certified Scrum Product Owners (CSPO) has seen a steep rise. A Certified Product Owner will drive ROI while maximising business value and a globally recognized CSPO certification can help you earn this exact value in the industry.

As Scrum Alliance captures it:

  • 38% of the Product Owners act as an intermediator and is responsible for restoring the relationships with the Stakeholders.
  • 24% of the Product Owners set project business priorities and works directly with the customers.
  • 15% of the Product Owner works directly with the Scrum team.


The Scrum Product Owner Certification from the globally renowned Scrum Alliance endorses and validates your Scrum expertise while enabling you to take on the Product Owner role and responsibilities with dexterity, as you lead successful projects and ensure high-velocity releases of marketable products.

Process to Become a Certified Scrum Product Owner

Steps to attain CSPO certification

  • Step 1: Find one good institute which is a Registered Education Provider (REP) of Scrum Alliance.

  • Step 2: If you are not well versed with the Scrum concepts then go through the Scrum Guide and Agile Manifesto for software development to prepare for the training.

  • Step 3: Attend the 2-day CSPO course and get instructed by Certified Scrum Trainers® (CSTs).

  • Step 4: After completing the course, Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) will update your details to the Scrum Alliance website.

  • Step 5: Scrum Alliance will send a welcome email to log in to your Scrum Alliance account and accept your CSPO license.

  • Step 6: Login through this link to reset your Login credentials and accept your license.

  • Step 7: Download your CSPO certificate by accepting your license.

What You Will Learn

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites to take the Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) training. But having command on the Scrum basics will be easy to get the concepts soon. In order to brush-up your Agile and Scrum knowledge, you can take the Agile and Scrum training from KnowledgeHut to strongly build your Agile and Scrum skills.

Who Should Attend

  • Project Managers
  • Developers
  • Product Owners
  • Managers-Software development
  • Architects-Software development
  • Product Managers
  • Software developers
  • Software testers
  • Team leads/Team members interested in learning Scrum

KnowledgeHut Experience

EXPERIENTIAL WORKSHOPS

Learn from the real-world experience of accredited industry experts and advance your knowledge with in-class activities and simulations.

ELITE PANEL OF CSTs

Interact with accredited CSTs who also have years of experience as active Scrum practitioners.

LEARN FROM PRACTITIONERS

Learn directly from active practitioners engaged in implementing Scrum principles in real projects.

GATEWAY TO SCRUM COMMUNITIES

Get access to a wider community of active Scrum professionals and enhance your practical knowledge of Scrum.

CONTINUOUS LEARNING AND SUPPORT

Avail continuous support through monthly webinars, e-books, and conferences and keep pace with the latest industry updates.

HANDY RESOURCES

Get Access to tutorials, articles, interview Q&A and case studies prepared by the industry experts with latest updates in the Agile industry.

Curriculum

  • Understand the Scrum Flow, the core components of the Scrum framework, and the Scrum vocabulary
  • Understand the principles/legs of empirical process control
  • Understand the work culture Scrum creates
  • Understand the scope of the Product Owner, ScrumMaster and the team role in detail
  • Understand why there is no project manager and no agile product manager
  • Understand the importance of having the product vision as an overarching goal galvanizing the    entire Scrum team
  • Understand the desirable qualities of the vision and how it can be shaped
  • Understand the importance of carrying out just enough prep work
  • Understand the relationship between vision and product roadmap
  • Understand the different estimation levels in Scrum
  • Understand that the accuracy of an estimate is more important than the precision of the estimate
  • Understand that estimates of size and duration can be done separately
  • Understand the impact of pressuring team members to provide low estimates
  • Understand the difference between estimating and committing
  • Understand what the product backlog is, and what it is not
  • Understand product backlog grooming
  • Understand the importance and benefits of prioritizing the product backlog
  • Understand the implications of saying everything is mandatory
  • Understand who should have input into prioritization decisions
  • Understand that proper prioritization of a product backlog is based on multiple factors
  • Understand and know how to apply formal approaches to prioritizing (i.e. beyond just ‘gut feel’ or intuition)
  • Understand how much latitude to give a team in adjusting the sequence of work
  • Understand the goals and how-tos of release planning
  • Understand that planning is adaptive, iterative and collaborative
  • Understand why quality is frozen and the concept of technical debt
  • Understand why software should be released early and frequently
  • Understand and measure velocity
  • Understand release burndown charts
  • Understand how a release plan can help predict the future
  • Understand the product owner’s role in Scrum meetings, and how the Product Owner and Team collaborate
  • Understand why sprints are timeboxed and protected
  • Understand the concept of sustainable pace
  • Understand team commitment

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Meet your instructors

Bill

Bill Li

CSM, CSPO & Agile

Bill Li, is a CST (Certified Scrum Trainer) by qualification and a prolific consultant, mentor and coach active in China and Asia, Managing Principal of UPerform Consulting Group. With over 20 years of cross-functional experiences in IT sector, Bill is among the pioneers who promoted Scrum and Agile since 2007, and is an active contributor and speaker at agile community, including major Scrum and Agile conferences - See more at: https://www.scrumalliance.org/community/profile/gli3.

Bill enjoys developing people and organizations through high quality Scrum and Agile training and consulting services. His passion lies in helping clients’ product development organizations and teams to become more effective, having less waste and fewer impediments in their processes, less pressure, more expertise, higher enjoyment, and producing better product and services, in an open, transparent, creative, and self-organized environment.

Bill translated Agile Project Management with Scrum by Ken Schwaber into simplified Chinese and published it in 2007. He also co-translated Ken's next book on Scrum & Enterprise and Mike Cohn’s User Stories Applied, together with other 2 titles in Project Management area. Bill is MBA from Schulich School of Business, York University, and Bachelor of Engineering from South China University of Technology. He lives in Shanghai, China and Vancouver, BC, Canada. - See more at: https://www.scrumalliance.org/community/profile/gli3.

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Zuzana

Zuzana Sochova CST

CSM. CSPO, CAL I, CSD

Zuzana Sochova has over 14 years of commercial experience in IT, beginning as a software designer/engineer and moving up into project management, program management, and into executive management at a company that provides SW services for international customers (USA, Germany, Austria, Great Britain, …) that are operating in mission critical and life critical sectors – i.e. air traffic control management systems, extensive healthcare applications, and public safety systems.

She started with her specialization in Agile and Scrum back in 2005, where she was involved in implementing the Agile methods at Medtronic, USA. From that time, she was responsible for Agile transformation and implementation of Agile and Scrum to many companies and teams.

She works as Agile coach, counsellor, consultant and trainer for both large and small organizations. As an Agile expert, she is sought after as a regular speaker at Agile international conferences. She is also a founder of the Agile Association (AgilniAsociace, agilniasociace.cz) Czech Republic, organizing the Agile Czech community and annual Agile Prague Conference (agileprague.com).

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Timothy

Timothy Korson

CSM, CSPO, CAL I, Advanced CSM, Scaling

Timothy Korson is a Scrum trainer and coach. He has had many years of substantial experience working on a large variety of systems developed using modern agile techniques. This experience includes distributed, real time, embedded systems as well as business information systems in an n-tier, client-server environment. Dr.Korson’s current focus is on helping organizations implement high value products using Scrum through mentoring and training employees and helping them gain expertise on Scrum. 

As a leader in the field of agile software development, Tim has authored articles, given numerous tutorials on agile techniques, and worked with numerous organizations transitioning to Scrum.

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Evelyn

Evelyn Tian

CSM, CSPO, CAL I, CSD, Advanced CSM & Advanced CSPO

Evelyn Tian has been working as a Lean and Agile Coach, passionately helping organizations with Lean and Agile transformation. She has over 20 years of product development experience, and her primary interests include product development improvement, scaling, change management, leadership and software craftsmanship.

“Evelyn is one of the Path to CSP Educators, who can help grow into Advanced Certified ScrumMaster and Advance Certified Scrum Product Owner, and Certified Scrum Professional.”

She has worked with media, modem, IT services, core and radio products in telecom, digital transformation, and has unique insights and rich experience in large scale Agile transformation.

Evelyn switches from Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC), Certified Agile Leadership Educator (CALE) to Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) as needed when coaching organizations. She is also a professional coach (Certified Master Coach, Executive Coach and Performance Coach) who draws pleasure from helping individuals and companies continuously improve, and generates positive energy.

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Iain

Iain Mckenna

CSM, CSPO & Agile

Iain McKenna is an experienced trainer, coach and practitioner who has successfully used Scrum together with other agile and lean frameworks over a number of years both in project recovery and greenfield projects.

Iain has also been extremely successful in helping many organisations adopt or improve their use of Scrum through training, coaching and mentoring, including United Health, BBC, Cisco and BSkyB. Having worked with IT for over 30 years, Iain has a wealth of experience ranging from operations, analysis, testing, software engineering, project and programme management through to IT Leadership.

Iain has also been a customer and user of many software products over the years. This breadth of experience helps Iain to work with teams to build high quality products that meet the needs of all stakeholders, often exceeding expectations through innovation and focus on value and eliminating waste. - See more at: https://www.scrumalliance.org/community/profile/imckenna#sthash.N0XFpvpm.dpuf

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Alexandre

Alexandre Magno CST

CSM, CSPO & CSD

Alexandre helps creative workers, teams and organisations to learn better by facilitating unique learning and training experiences on agile, self-organising teams and learning 3.0. He really believes that emergent learning and learning facilitation are the keys to creative workers' success and expertise in this complex and fast-paced new world of work. 
Alexandre is the author of 'How Creative Workers Learn', the first book in the Learning 3.0 series, and founder of the Learning 3.0 brand at Happy Melly. Throughout his career, he has moved from programming computers to software development; then moving back into to database development; product, project and team leadership; agile coaching...and finally: business management. In all those fields Alexandre was in someway involved with learning initiatives and mentoring, realising that was where he is able to make a huge social impact, and so identifying this as his calling in life.

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The training session was really beneficial as the trainer was well experienced and one of the top educators in the field. 

Venkatesh Macherla

Engagement & Delivery Lead at Cognizant from Chicago
Attended Certified Scrum Product Owner®(CSPO) Certification workshop in April 2018
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The trainer was excellent and her global exposure helped set a multidimensional view of the topics covered. She displayed good control over the flow and timing. Would certainly recommend this training

Gitan Shah

AVP
Attended Certified Scrum Product Owner®(CSPO) Certification workshop in July 2018
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Attending the Product Owner training was a great experience. The instructor was extremely knowledgeable in all areas of Scrum. I highly recommend this training class for anyone interested in, or currently working as, a Product Owner. An invaluable session indeed!

Bridget Taylor

Attended Certified Scrum Product Owner®(CSPO) Certification workshop in February 2018
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Lizzy is the best Instructor I have had thus far. I highly recommend her for any course. She is engaging, knowledgeable and passionate.

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Atlanta GA
Attended Certified Scrum Product Owner®(CSPO) Certification workshop in March 2019
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The training was well-arranged. Trainer knew what he was talking about. A decent session altogether!

Varun Nair

Product Owner
Attended Certified Scrum Product Owner®(CSPO) Certification workshop in July 2018
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I liked the way that Stuart presented the materials each day. it was light on slides and heavy on hands-on activities. There was so much to learn about being a Product Owner and the Scrum processes and this class gave a good summary on both.

LaToya Lockett

Attended Certified Scrum Product Owner®(CSPO) Certification workshop in April 2018
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Awesome course and I have already started implementing at work the knowledge I gained from the course

Anusha Datla

Business Analyst
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The lecturer was very knowledgeable and provided excellent real-world examples.

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KnowledgeHut Support On Your CSPO Journey

Here is why you should choose KnowledgeHut to help you get CSPO certified:

  • Global Registered Education Provider of Scrum Alliance
  • Provided over 1,20,000+ professionals with unique learning opportunities
  • Delivers training that meets the exact needs of every individual
  • Hires only CSTs approved by Scrum Alliance
  • We focus on your training needs so you can focus on your career and business
  • 24/7 technical support
  • Provides world-class training 
  • Embeds skills needed to land top-paying jobs
  • 100% satisfaction guaranteed 

Our energetic and dedicated trainers are your best choice. As highly skilled professionals with vast experience in delivering courses, our instructors invest their time in understanding the various challenges involved in enterprises and know what is required to succeed in the fast-paced and dynamic world.

 

Our instructors keep themselves up to date on developments and trends in their respective fields. With years of industry experience, they aim at delivering the training in a way that helps you build expertise in your field and get ahead in your career.

The venue will be listed on the KnowledgeHut website under the selected workshop. If it is not, then you can please contact our supporting team.

We provide the hard copy of the courseware for our classroom participants.

KnowledgeHut’s CSPO training program is a live classroom training. This training is ideal for every aspiring individual who wants to build a career in project management.

Yes, but this needs to be done at least 10 days prior to the training start date. 

Note: In some instances, it also depends on the location, trainer, discounts/offers availed.

We do not provide transportation. Yes, refreshments and lunch will be provided by Knowledgehut.

Finance Related

We offer a variety of discounts with the dates and time that fits your requirements. The larger the group, the larger the overall discount. Our discounts vary depending on various factors such as size of the group, training location, etc.

The process of enrolling for CSPO classroom training is simple. The payment can be made through different options by using a debit/credit card which includes MasterCard, Visa Card, American Express or through PayPal. Acknowledgment will be issued automatically via email to the candidates once payment is done.

Any registration cancelled within 48 hours of the initial registration will be refunded in FULL (please note that all cancellations will incur a 5% deduction in the refunded amount due to transactional costs applicable while refunding). Refunds will be processed within 30 days of receipt of written request for refund. Kindly go through our Refund Policy for more details: https://www.knowledgehut.com/refund-policy

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Certified Scrum Product Owner®(CSPO) Certification Course in Chicago, IL

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