Certified Scrum Product Owner®(CSPO) Certification Training in Columbia, MD, 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

Why should you go for a CSPO certification?

Every high-functioning Agile team has a well-trained Product Owner making critical product decisions. A Certified Scrum Product Owner® (CSPO®) is one such certification that helps holders become successful product owners by training them on aspects of on-time delivery of high-value releases and maximizing the ROI. A globally recognized CSPO certification, therefore, is a career-defining credential for anybody willing to take up the challenging role of a Product Owner on a Scrum team in an organization.   

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 has seen a steep rise. Their presence on an Agile team is guaranteed to ensure early ROI while maximizing business value. 

As Scrum Alliance captures it:

  • 38% of the Product Owners act as an intermediary and are responsible for maintaining relationships with the Stakeholders.
  • 24% of the Product Owners set project business priorities and work directly with the customers.
  • 15% of the Product Owner work 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.

An individual wishing to be an effective Scrum professional can gain from a CSPO certification in the following ways:

  1. Widen the scope of your career with the knowledge of popular Agile practices.
  2. Stack the top in-demand Scrum 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 by leading and implementing Scrum in the team.

CSPO certification has been gaining increased popularity since the past few years. The reason is, almost every organization is hiring Product Owners to keep ahead of their peers in today’s competitive marketplace. The Certified Scrum Product Owner can benefit the organization in the following ways:

  1. Defines the product vision and directs the team members to yield high value at the end.
  2. Helps the team members in delivering a high-value product.  
  3. Helps to carry out smooth communication between the Stakeholders and team members.
  4. Get a skilled workforce who are all on the same page with respect to the Agile mindset.

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Process to Become a Certified Scrum Product Owner

Steps to attain CSPO certification

  • Step 1: Identify a reputed institute which is a Registered Education Provider (REP) of Scrum Alliance.
  • Step 2: To understand fundamental Scrum concepts and terminology go through the Scrum Guide and Agile Manifesto to prepare yourself for 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. However, having a good command over the Scrum basics will prove effective in understanding the Product Owner’s role at an enterprise level. If you are a Certified Scrum Master® (CSM®), taking up the CSPO training should be your next career move. 

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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Peter

Peter Borsella

CSM CSPO CSD

Peter Borsella is the founder of Winnow Management Corporation, based in Pompano Beach, Florida. Peter is an IT professional with over 25 years of experience in application development and IT leadership. He also holds qualifications as a Project Management Professional (certified by the PMI) and a Certified ScrumMaster Trainer (certified by the Scrum Alliance). His ability to contribute across a wide range of environments has taken him to organizations such as First Data Corporation and eFunds Corporation and outside the United States to Taiwan, Israel, and Hungary.

Peter is an expert in administering all aspects of project management, as well as providing authentic leadership to create effective teams. An active and contributing member to both the PMI and the Scrum Alliance, Peter’s speaking engagements focus on bridging the gap between traditional Project Management and Agile Project Management. As a trainer, counsellor and mentor, his goal is to help others understand how to get the best return from any project by achieving higher levels of software quality, increased customer satisfaction, and cohesive teams that enjoy increased productivity.

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Michael

Michael Stuedemann

CSM CSPO CSD

Mike Stuedemann, PMP, CST, PMI-ACP is currently an Agile Coach with agilityIRL.   In this role, he is responsible for educating, mentoring and advising his clients in Agile methods and working with all levels of an organization to help them produce software that people want to use.  

He has presented on Agile at numerous industry events including PMI-Minnesota's Professional Development Days, the Minneapolis-St.Paul Chapter of IIBA, and Agile Development West.    

Prior to founding agilityIRL, Mike worked in a number of roles within the IT and Product Development industry including Savigent Software as an Engagement Manager, Medtronic in a number of IT Leadership roles, Data Recognition Corporation as a Business Analyst and for Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) as a Staff Consultant.  Mike was also worked for Collaborative Leadership Team.

He has undergraduate degrees in International Management and Japanese from Gustavus Adolphus College and an MBA from the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management.

Mike lives in Andover, MN with his wife, Erin, and his sons, Joe, Ray and Will.

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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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Peter

Peter Green

Executive Agile Leadership Coach, Trainer, and Speaker

Peter Green led a grass root Agile transformation at Adobe from 2005 to 2015, starting with his own team, Adobe Audition. His influence includes the teams behind such software flagships as Photoshop, Acrobat, After Effects, Flash, Dreamweaver and Premiere Pro, as well as dozens of internal IT and platform technology teams and groups such as marketing and globalization. His work and mentorship were major factors enabling Adobe product teams to successfully transition from perpetual desktop products to the subscription-based service, Creative Cloud.

His hands-on Scrum and Agile training and coaching at all levels of the organization including executives helped lay the groundwork to shift teams from two-year product cycles to the frequent delivery of high-quality software and services.

Peter’s qualifications include Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), Innovation Games® Qualified Instructor, Conteneo Collaboration Architect, and a Leadership Agility™ 360 Administrator certification. He is also a much sought after instructional designer, coach, trainer, and facilitator. He is a frequent speaker and thought leader on Agile transformation, combining Lean Startup with scrum, Agile leadership, and emergent organizational models.

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Vivek

Vivek Angiras CST

Scrum

Vivek is an Agile coach and trainer. He is a certified TBR (Training from the Back of the Room) trainer and speaker who started his career in scientific research more than a decade ago. He has experience working with clients from Fortune 500 to start-ups, spanning the State Department, banking, retail, non-profits, insurance, and healthcare.
His expertise includes large-scale Agile transformations, organizational change, and leadership development. Vivek is actively involved in the Agile community and frequently speaks at global conferences and at local practitioner groups.
Vivek's other certifications include CLP, PMI-ACP, SPC, and IGTF. Vivek holds a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts and is currently based out of Washington, DC.

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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 

Take a quick look at the complete details of CSPO certification course before you register

CSPO CourseDetails
CSPO certification costINR 23999 in India, USD 995 in the US, CAD 1195 in Canada
DiscountUp to 20%
CSPO certification exam
No Exam
CSPO certification validity
2 Years
CSPO Renewal Fees
$100
CSPO Salary
$101,459 per year
Refund Policy
100% if canceled within 48 hours

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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.

KnowledgeHut is a leading registered education provider (REP) of Scrum Alliance offering good knowledge to corporate organizations and professionals across the globe. It is the fastest growing certification training firm, with footprints in 70+ countries. We frequently conduct CSPO training in all the cities across the globe and here are a few listed for your reference:

Bangalore Hyderabad Mumbai
Delhi Kolkata Gurgaon
Noida Chennai Cochin
Pune New York Chicago
San Francisco Atlanta Washington
Houston Austin Los Angeles
Dallas Boston Seattle
San Jose Singapore Kuala Lumpur

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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.

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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 Columbia, MD

For more than 250 years, Columbia has been a leader in higher education in the United States and around the world. At the core of the wide range of academic inquiry is the commitment to attract and engage the best minds in pursuit of greater human understanding, pioneering new discoveries and service to society.
KnowledgeHut enrols aspirants for the Agile Management CSPO in Columbia via classroom training.

What is the course all about?

The CSPO certification in Columbia programme shoulders the responsibility of leading the project strategically, collaborating with customers and the team on a daily basis, and managing the business value. Though one does not need to be an expert in the process, the product owner must have sufficient understanding of the Agile manifesto and enough knowledge to assist the Scrum Master if the need arises.

Benefits of the course:

The Certified Scrum Product Owner training in Columbia highlights the importance and benefits of prioritizing product backlog with a focus on who should input prioritization decisions and measure of velocity. The Certified Scrum Product Owner certification in Columbia also helps to understand the release burn down charts and why sprints are time boxed and protected.
The Certified Scrum Product Owner course classes in Columbia will be conducted by experienced Scrum Alliance Certified Instructors (CSTs) and also includes Scrum Alliance Certification along with a 2-year membership with Scrum Alliance through Scrum Alliance approved courseware and hands-on activities with real-life examples.

The KnowledgeHut Way:

The two-day Certified Scrum Product Owner Course offers blended-learning combining classroom study, group discussions and hands-on practice exercises for a keen understanding of Scrum from the point of view of a Product Owner, enabling you to be an effective customer of the Scrum team.