Professional Scrum Product Owner™(PSPO) Training in Columbia, MD, United States

Maximize value with the Professional Scrum Product Owner™ Certification

  • Equip yourself to maximize the value of products and systems in this (PSPO™) training. 
  • Get a rock-solid grasp of all product management aspects that drive value from their products. 
  • Become an exceptional Product Owner who takes real ownership of the product. 
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Grow your Product Owner skills

Effective Product Owners have a firm grasp on the value drivers for their product along with a keen sense of how to use Agile and Scrum to maximize that value. Our two-day Professional Scrum Product Owner™ I (PSPO™ I) training empowers you with just that. Become a Product Owner who takes real ownership of the product, not just as a scribe, but as an entrepreneur with tactical and strategic directional authority for the product. 

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  • 16 Hours of Live Instructor-Led Online Training

  • Earn 16 PDUs and 16 SEUs

  • Training Material from Co-creator of Scrum

  • Real-World Simulations and Activities

  • Comprehensive Exam Support

  • Exam Fee Included in Course Fee

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Why Professional Scrum Product Owner™ Certification?


Product Owner is the most sought-after role in Product Development today with a significant 49 percent increase in product road mapping as reported by the 14th Annual State of Agile.

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KnowledgeHut has empowered over 150,000 professionals with certifications in Agile and Scrum.

Experiential Workshops

Scrum activities, team-based exercises, practical case studies: High energy workshops with hands-on learning.

Elite Panel of PSTs certified Professional Scrum Trainers with experience across industries.

Mentorship by Industry Experts

One-to-one mentorship, real-world tips and time-tested techniques from highly qualified PSTs.

Continual Learning Support

Webinars, e-books, tutorials, articles, and interview questions - we're right by you in your learning journey!

Post-Class Career Support

Six months of post-training mentor guidance to overcome challenges in your Scrum career.

Steps to get PSPO™ certified

Strengthen your knowledge and practice of the processes and concepts with™ certifications. Validate your expertise as a Scrum professional with the PSPO™ certification and take advantage of networking opportunities with the best in the industry. Not sure where to start with your PSPO™ certification? Just follow these simple steps.

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Prerequisites for the PSPO I training program

  • There is no set of eligibility requirements to attend the PSPO™ Level I training. 
  • Basic knowledge of Scrum in a real-world context is helpful, though not mandatory. The one-day Agile and Scrum Foundation training serves as a good primer.

This course is for:

Project Managers


Product Owners

Managers-Software development

Architects-Software development

Product Managers

Software developers

Software testers

Team leads/Team members interested in learning Scrum

Leadership Team

PSPO™ Certification Course Schedules

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What you will learn in the PSPO I course

Understanding role of Product Owner

Values of agile, responsibilities of Product Owner, leadership quality of the Product Owner.

Managing Products with Agility

Forecasting and release planning, product vision, product value, product backlog management, business strategy, stakeholders, and customers.

Developing and Delivering Products Professionally

Emergent software development, managing technical risks

Evolving the Agile Organization

Evidence-based management

Metrics to track successful delivery

Understanding of business values including KPIs and measuring business value

Successful handling of a Scrum project

Product build up, relevance of user stories, estimating and prioritizing requirements, forecasting capability with Scrum, product development involving multiple teams and total cost of ownership.

Skill you will gain with the PSPO I certification


Agile Product Management

Value-Driven Development

Application of Scrum Principles & Empiricism

Deployment of the Scrum Framework

Product Backlog Management

Release Management

Product build-up

Setting and achieving strategic product goals

Planning with Scrum

Estimating and prioritizing requirements

Forecasting with Scrum

Product development involving multiple teams

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Learning Objectives

On day one, the training focuses on the fundamentals that are essential for understanding and satisfying the role of the Product Owner in the context of product management and Scrum. The course not only provides a greater understanding of the role itself but also gives you a clearer idea of the principles of agile project management by the Product Owner. You will learn:


  • Values of agile development
  • Responsibilities of Product Owner
  • Appropriate meetings with the Product Owner
  • Compulsions of the Product Owner
  • Leadership qualities of the Product Owner
  • Understanding of business values incl. KPIs
  • Measuring business value

Learning Objectives

Day two stresses on a practical approach to teaching the methodological skills the Product Owner needs for successfully handling a Scrum project. You will understand more effectively:


  • Product build up
  • Relevance of user stories
  • Setting and achieving strategic product goals
  • Release strategies and planning with Scrum
  • Estimating and prioritizing requirements
  • Forecasting capability with Scrum
  • Product development involving multiple teams
  • Total cost of ownership

PSPO Training and Certification FAQs

PSPO I Training

The PSPO I course thoroughly prepares you to take on top jobs in Scrum where you are required to maximize product value by making it cost and quality efficient. You will be equipped with all the tools and techniques to:

  • Own the product vision
  • Maximize your team’s ROI
  • Improve business value and ROI
  • Motivate and lead Agile teams and team members.
  • Facilitate transparent, smooth communication channels between the stakeholders and the Scrum team.
  • Carry out sprint meetings effectively. 
  • Create practical efficiency-oriented plans and schedules and work better.
  • Manage risks through predictive pre-planning.
  • Ensure maximum high velocity within time and budget frames.
  • Achieve a higher likelihood of project success

Our PSPO I training aims to equip you with all the skills to be an effective Scrum Master. You will develop practical skills (not limited) to:

  • Be a great facilitator
  • Apply Scrum Principles and Empiricism
  • Effectively deploy the Scrum Framework
  • Manage Product Backlogs
  • Manage releases
  • Product build-up
  • Set strategic product goals
  • Plan with Scrum
  • Estimate and prioritize requirements
  • Forecast with Scrum
  • Manage product development involving multiple teams

The PSPO I certification helps you:

  • Validate your commitment to continued excellence and quality.
  • Demonstrate your proficiency in Scrum
  • Grow your career in Scrum with confidence 
  • Get noticed at interviews or for promotions at your current job
  • Command higher salaries than your non-certified peers
  • Network with industry leaders and Agile professionals
  • Begin your agile journey to Professional Scrum Product Owner II Certification (PSPO II)

Not necessarily. Each course has attendees from a variety of backgrounds, including from non-software fields. The instructor will cover product development of all sorts, so many examples are software related, but no software development experience is required.

The course is for anyone interested in learning a better and faster way to create awesome products, including: 

  • 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
  • Leadership Team 

There are no prerequisites to take the Professional Scrum Product Owner I (PSPO I) training. However, basic knowledge of Scrum in a real-world context is helpful, though not mandatory. The one-day Agile and Scrum foundation training serves as a good primer. 

Once you have completed the PSPO I credential, you can further enhance your Scrum Master skills by pursuing the following credentials:

  1. Professional Scrum Product Owner II (PSPO II)
  2. Professional Scrum Master™ III (PSM™ III) 
  3. Professional Agile Leadership™ (PAL I)
  4. Professional Scrum with Kanban™ Level I (PSK™ I)

Yes, you will get free e-learning access to over 100 courses that will be available at KnowledgeHut for one year.

You can get 16 PDUs and 16 SEUs by participating in the PSPO I training program.

Our blog will help you learn more about how to earn a Scrum Education Unit® (SEU®) from Scrum Alliance®. Get all the information you need to take advantage of SEUs for your professional growth, namely:

  • What are SEUs and why you need them
  • How to earn SEUs
  • What types of continuing education opportunities qualify for SEUs 
  • How to calculate the value of an SEU® for Scrum Alliance certifications
  • How to log SEUs for Scrum Alliance® certifications
  • How recent SEUs need to be
  • How to determine whether a previously accumulated SEU® can be used for Scrum Alliance® certifications
  • List of SEU resources put together by Scrum Alliance 
  • Where you can utilize SEUs you have accumulated

For further information about SEUs and PDUs, please reach us at

PSPO I Certification

The PSPO I certification is offered by the, a world-renowned body dedicated to helping professionals, leaders, and organizations embrace agile by understanding its principles, processes, and values. requires you to clear the PSPO I assessment to get the PSPO I certification. While taking the PSPO I course is not mandatory, it is highly recommended. The objective of the course is far beyond just helping you clear the assessment. Our instructors impart learning from real-world experiences to help you excel in your role as a Product Owner.

  • Step 1: Register for KnowledgeHut’s PSPO I course and attend the 2-day training.
  • Step 2: You will receive the assessment key from by email soon after the course.
  • Step 3: Take the PSPO Level I assessment. Score a minimum of 85% on the assessment during this one-hour open book assessment. 
  • Step 4: Once you have successfully cleared the assessment, you can download the PSPO Level I certificate. will send you the key post successful completion of the PSPO I course.

Yes, you will receive a course completion certificate on completing the course. 

You will have to attend two days or 16 hours of PSPO I training under a Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) following which you will receive a key to the PSPO I Assessment. Once you pass the Assessment, you are declared PSPO I certified and can instantly download your certificate.

PSPO I Assessment or Exam

The PSPO I Assessment is an online assessment. The assessment covers topics from multiple Focus Areas as defined by the Professional Scrum Competencies.  The specific Focus Areas from which questions may be selected during the assessment are listed on the Suggested Reading page.  The assessment is exhaustive and rigorous.  Many questions ask you to think about or interpret the meaning from the Scrum Guide, apply content from the Product Owner Learning Path, and apply your own experience.  Find additional information to help you prepare for the PSPO Assessment and ways to learn about Scrum.

The format is:

  • 80 multiple choice questions and True/False questions
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Pass mark: 85%

PSPO I is an open-book exam and is easy to pass. Our intensive coaching and exam preparation activities are all geared towards helping you pass the exam at the first attempt.

After you complete your 2-day PSPO I course with KnowledgeHut, you will receive an email from with the exam link and key to attempt the exam. 

No, you will have a time limit of 60 minutes and will not be able to pause the test. If you accidentally close the window, then you’ll be able to reopen it immediately. In case your exam page freezes, you can refresh the web browser and you will be able to continue the exam from where you left it. Similarly, if your web browser has a problem, you can go to the start link available in your email and you should be taken back to the last question you were on.

If you lose the internet connection or lose access to the test for an extended time, then you may reach out to to have a new test set up.

There is no re-evaluation for the PSPO I exam. However, if you fail you can re-attempt the exam at no cost within 14 days of receiving the key.

Yes. The allows you to retake the Professional Scrum Product Owner exam if you fail. Two attempts are permitted within 14 days after you receive your key, at no additional cost.

Yes. The allows you to retake the Professional Scrum Product Owner exam as many times as you’d like. However, there is a cost associated for each attempt beyond the first two attempts within 14 days.

You will get your results immediately after you attempt the exam. 

There are no limits to the number of times you can attempt the exam, as long as you pay for it. The allows you to take the PSPO I exam at no cost for the first 2 attempts within 14 days after you receive your key. Every attempt after that is charged.

PSPO I Workshop Experience

The PSPO I workshop at KnowledgeHut is delivered through PRISM, our immersive learning experience platform, via live and interactive instructor-led training sessions.

Listen, learn, ask questions, and get all your doubts clarified from your instructor, who is an experienced practitioner.

The conventional in-person PSPO I training from was earlier delivered as a 16-hour, 2-day training course. The online PSPO I training being offered for a limited time is now 14 hours long. 

The online course is divided into several classes of shorter hours, unlike the in-person class that has 2 classes, each 7 to 8 hours long. The PST uses tools like a webcam for interacting with the participants and participants will also be able to virtually collaborate with one another. 

All of KnowledgeHut’s PSPO I certification training is delivered by Professional Scrum Trainers (PSTs). The PSTs are:

  • Professionals licensed by to teach the official curriculum
  • Masters in Scrum who have immense experience in leading, applying, coaching, and teaching it
  • Expert practitioners of Scrum across a wide range of industries

Our dedicated team of PSTs deliver high quality training at par with the standards of excellence set out by®. Every candidate receives the same standard of training and content, irrespective of the trainer and the location.

Our PSPO I course focuses on engaging interaction. Most class time is dedicated to fun exercises, lively discussions and team collaboration, all facilitated by an instructor who is a Professional Scrum Trainer and an experienced Scrum practitioner. The focus is on practical solutions to real-world, Product Owner challenges drawn from decades of experience as product managers, Agile coaches and Product Owners in Agile environments. 

Software Requirements

  • Internet browser
  • MS Word or Notepad

System Requirements

  • Windows or equivalent environment with Internet browser and high-speed Internet connectivity

Yes, your PSPO I course material will be provided in advance. You will receive an email with a link to set your password a few days in advance of the scheduled course. Once you log in to PRISM, you will have access to the study plan and all the course material.

The PSPO I course material comprises of the course schedule or study plan, workbooks and all relevant assignments, assessments, or case studies.

The PSPO I sessions would be auto recorded on PRISM, subject to permission by® and the PST. Based on the permissions, you would have lifetime access to the video recordings of the sessions as well.

No, you will not yet be able to join the training through phone or tab. Please be prepared to join the training on your laptop or desktop.

If you get disconnected during the training, you will have the option to re-join within about half an hour subject to accreditation body guidelines and the instructor’s preference.

Our workshops are currently held online and anyone with a stable internet from anywhere across the world can benefit from this to get PSPO I certified. You can check out the schedules here.

You will receive a registration link for the PSPO I workshop via PRISM, our learning experience platform, to your e-mail id. You can set your password, log in to PRISM and start your immersive learning journey.

If you miss a PSPO I, you may access recordings of the sessions from PRISM, provided and the PST have permitted recordings. At the beginning of every session, there will also be a 10-12-minute recapitulation of the previous class.

This is a live instructor-led training where you will be coached by Professional Scrum Trainers, authorized by

We currently use the Zoom platform for video conferencing on PRISM and will soon be adding more integrations with Webex and Microsoft Teams. However, all the sessions and the recordings will be available right from within our learning platform, subject to permission from® and the PST. 

Yes, there will be other participants who will actively participate in the class remotely. They can attend online training from office, home, or any other suitable place.

In case of any queries, our support team is available to you 24/7 via the Help and Support section on PRISM. You can also reach out to your workshop manager on your workshop group messenger.

Should you have any more questions, please email us on and we will be happy to get back to you.

What learners are saying

siddhant jain Senior Business Analyst
I had attended the PSPO training by KnowledgeHut. The trainer was Sumeet Madan and the training was really helpful as it was practical-based. The training was well-organized and completed well on time. Sumeet Madan was a good trainer and was always available even after the training to clarify our doubts

Attended Professional Scrum Product Owner™(PSPO) workshop in February 2019

Amanda H Senior Front-End Developer

You can go from nothing to simply get a grip on the everything as you proceed to begin executing immediately. I know this from direct experience! 

Attended Front-End Development Bootcamp workshop in June 2021

Bob Cilliers Full Stack Engineer

The curriculum gave me everything I needed and the learn by doing approach throughout the bootcamp was indeed a work-like experience. 

Attended Full-Stack Development Bootcamp workshop in April 2021

Lauritz Behan Computer Network Architect.

Overall, the training session at KnowledgeHut was a great experience. I learnt many things. I especially appreciate the fact that KnowledgeHut offers so many modes of learning and I was able to choose what suited me best. My trainer covered all the topics with live examples. I'm glad that I invested in this training.

Attended PMP® Certification workshop in May 2020

Matteo Vanderlaan System Architect

I was totally impressed by the teaching methods followed by Knowledgehut. The trainer gave us tips and tricks throughout the training session. The training session gave me the confidence to do better in my job.

Attended Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)® workshop in January 2020

Hillie Takata Senior Systems Software Enginee

The course material was designed very well. It was one of the best workshops I have ever attended in my career. Knowledgehut is a great place to learn new skills. The certificate I received after my course helped me get a great job offer. The training session was really worth investing.

Attended Agile and Scrum workshop in August 2020

Sherm Rimbach Senior Network Architect
Trainer really was helpful and completed the syllabus covering each and every concept with examples on time. Knowledgehut staff was friendly and open to all questions.

Attended Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)® workshop in February 2020

Kayne Stewart slavsky Project Manager

The course materials were designed very well with all the instructions. The training session gave me a lot of exposure to industry relevant topics and helped me grow in my career.

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Professional Scrum Product Owner™(PSPO) Course in Columbia, MD

Columbia is rated as one of the most liveable cities in America. Sectors such as retail, wholesale, technology, healthcare and real estate have been booming in and around the city. Sensing the rapid pace of growth in all domains, and a rising need for competent project management professionals in particular, KnowledgeHut Academy offers several courses that will help you kickstart your career in Columbia including Professional Scrum Product Owner course in Columbia.

What is the Course all about?

The 14-hour Scrum certified tutor-led PSPO training in Columbia offers in-depth coaching to sail through the rigorous PSPO I & II examinations conducted by Participants learn through instruction and team-based exercises. The PSPO I covers intermediate understanding of Scrum while PSPO II covers the advanced learning of Scrum. The institute's competitive cost encourages many professionals to enroll in this immense learning program which sharpens your skills to ensure maximum returns to your organization.

Benefits of this course

On successful completion of PSPO certification in Columbia, participants are awarded 14 PDUs and 14 SEUs. Professional Scrum Product Owner training classes in Columbia is designed to trigger out-of-the-box thinking in participants, giving them the necessary skills to successfully complete the course. This course ensures that participants create and lead high-performance teams.

The KnowledgeHut Way:

KnowledgeHut's training ensures your ability to meet the needs of organizations by applying a diversity of methods to project management. This comprehensive PSPO online in Columbia ensures you are competent in using agile project management concepts and will be a valuable asset to your organization. Register for the comprehensive elaborative course to attain maximum benefits from scrum framework.

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