Certified Scrum Product Owner® - CSPO® Certification


LIVE ONLINE; INSTRUCTOR - led Workshop

By Certified Scrum Trainer from Scrum Alliance®

We are North America's Number#1 provider of Scrum Training, Consulting & Certification; proven by words from our past participants: Read Google Reviews

What Participants Get

  • CSPO® certification after completing  the workshop
  • No formal exam requirement; trainer might conduct an internal assessment
  • Digital workbook and reference guide
  • 2-year membership with Scrum Alliance
  • Access to a specially designed logo to highlight your certification
  • Profile page on the Scrum Alliance website
  • 14-16 PDUs & SEUs where relevant
  • Payments towards this workshop may be eligible for tax purposes
  • Tips and tricks from our experienced CSTs’ years of using Scrum in a wide variety of environments   

        We have a 100% certification record till now.


Why Get CSPO® Certified?

CSPO® certified individuals:

  • Earn 15% more on average (Source: Payscale.com)
  • Has higher resume visibility
  • Has more credibility in the industry
  • Is apart from the crowd
  • Stays marketable



UPCOMING SCHEDULE

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June 24-25
Week Day

9:00AM - 5:00PM  
Eastern time
Sekhar Burra$495  $995

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June 26-27
Weekend

9:00AM - 5:00PM  
Eastern time
Jan Beaver$495  $995

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July 08-09
Week Day

9:00AM - 5:00PM  
Eastern time
Jan Beaver$495  $995
 

July 17-18
Weekend

9:00AM - 5:00PM  
Eastern time
Steve Spearman
$495  $995
 

July 26-27
Week Day

9:00AM - 5:00PM  
Eastern time
Jan Beaver
$495  $995 


Topics Covered

  • Scrum Theory: The three pillars of Scrum: Transparency, Inspection and Adaptation.
  • Scrum Framework: The meetings, ceremonies, artifacts and roles which make up the Scrum framework.
  • Scrum Practices:  Product Vision, Estimation, Sprint, Backlog and release planning.
  • Scrum Leadership: What is it and why is it important for a Product Owner
  • People Management: Helpful tips and techniques to resolve conflicts for building strong teams
  • Portfolio, Release & Sprint Planning: What is done for each and how to do it
  • Dealing with Stakeholders: Coaching scenarios and techniques commonly used by Scrum Product Owners
  • Advanced Techniques: Going beyond the basics. Potential issues. Being great. Going forward.


Our workshops are not a one-way knowledge transfer. Participants Play, Build, Debate and Collaborate throughout the learning process. 


What Past Participants are Saying

  'Completed my CSPO certification from Skillbook Academy. Excellent trainer and very well managed event' - Rose Cantwell, Project Manager 

   'Very engaging and lively CSPO workshop - we worked through a product life cycle using games and role play. Amazing mentor' - Pranjal, Product Owner

   'Hands on training style, agile consulting experience and up to date trends knowledge made learning experience both resourceful and fun' - Sheraf Sam, Project Manager


Is CSPO® certification right for you?

If you are a Current or Aspiring:

  • Product Manager/Owner
  • Project Manager/Middle Manager
  • Business Analyst
  • Scrum Master
  • Technical Lead, Architect
  • Developer or QA/Test engineer
  • Any other Management related roles

Then this workshop is built just for you.


TRAINER PROFILE


STEVE SPEARMAN:

Steve Spearman is an AGILE GURU who has taught more than 6000 students across the globe. Steve has over 30 years of real-world experience in software/hardware development.

 Some of his certifications include:

  • Certified Scrum Trainer (CST)
  • Path to CSP Trainer
  • CSM, Advanced CSM, CSP-SM
  • CSPO, Advanced CSPO, CSP-CSPO
  • Less Certified Practitioner
  • (former) SAFe Program Consultant (SPC)
  • PMP, PMI-ACP

Industry Experience: Product development, Technical service, Leadership in Agile, Large corporate, New venture (startup) among others

Agile Superpower: Helping organizations migrate over from dated frameworks such as waterfall to agile scrum

Clients include: Bell, Lucent, Avaya, Cisco and many more


SEKHAR BURRA:

Sekhar is one of the most respected Mentor Coaches in the Agile community. He is constantly globetrotting around the world training individuals and corporations in scrum: from Asia to Europe and North America. 


Sekhar is a technocrat, management consultant and an Enterprise Agile Transformation Coach. He has over 20+ years of experience using methodologies from Agile to Waterfall.

He is also a reviewer and contributor of the book titled- “The Human Side of Agile”, and the “The Agile  Mind-Set” authored by Gil Borza.

He is an editorial Board Member of http://www.transition2agile.com/

Certifications: CST, CEC, CSM, CSPO, CSP-SM, CSP-PO,  Certified LESS Practitioner, Certified Change Management Practitioner, SAFe SPC4, PMP and PMI-ACP

Industry Experience: Product development, Technical service, Finance, Retail & New venture (startup) among others

Agile Superpower: Helping organizations migrate over from dated frameworks such as waterfall to agile scrum

Clients include: ADP, IBM, Citibank, Ericsson, Dell & many more.


JAN BEAVER

Jan Beaver is a Certified Scrum Trainer(CST®) & Agile Coach who has taught more than 5000 students across the globe. 

With a 30+ years of experience in software industry and systems development, Jan prides himself in coaching professionals towards becoming creative, self-sufficient, problem solvers. He specializes in Scrum, Agile and lean practices, helping teams becoming effective, productive and self sustaining.

He has worked with a variety of wide assortment of company sizes in an extensive verities of industries including telecommunications, medical, insurance, financial services, media, utilities, education and smart grid-energy..

Some of his certifications include:

  • Certified Scrum Trainer (CST)
  • Path to CSP Educator
  • CSM, Advanced CSM, CSP-SM
  • CSPO, Advanced CSPO
  • Scrum Foundations Educator


RICK WATERS:

Rick Waters is a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST®) and Agile Coach. Rick has over 15+ technical software development experience and 10+ years of Agile Leadership experience. He is a veteran of the US Military. He has an in-depth background in customer service, and software development.

Rick’s strengths are focused on Scrum, enterprise Scrum, business agility and Kanban. He has contributed to the success of some of the largest Agile transformations in the Chicagoland area, since 2013. His dedication to service is underscored by his volunteer involvement in educating youths, and helping veterans re-enter the civilian workforce in national non-profit organizations 

Some of his certifications include:

  • Certified Scrum Trainer (CST)
  • Path to CSP Educator
  • Scrum Foundations Educator
  • CSM, Advanced CSM, CSP-SM
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)
  • Certified Agile Leadership

Expertise: Management Consulting · Training · Change Management · Leadership Development · Team Building · Corporate Training · Educational Consulting


PETER SADDINGTON:

Peter Saddington is a 3x startup founder, Angel investor, Agile Coach and Certified Scrum Trainer who has been in software development for 20+ years.

Peter's courses are 100% experience - you will experience a full-team scrum simulation over 2-days and shall become more than just a CSM, you'll become a better leader.

Learn from a proven enterprise coach and startup founder with experiences of moving a 12,000 person business unit to agile, building his own startups, going through venture funding and acquisition. 

Peter has been in software development since 1997, starting out as a developer at Johnson & Johnson. He is a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) and an Organizational Scientist. Prior to scrum training, he founded Action & Influence, which was named the Best Training Company in Atlanta in 2013. 

He writes for AgileScout.com which is one of the top 20 agile software development blogs in the world. He is also a published author of the book The Agile Pocket Guide (Wiley, 2012). 

Specialties: Agile, Extreme Programming, SCRUM, TDD, Refactoring

Clients: Blue Cross Blue Shield, T-Mobile, Home Depot, Accenture, Capital One, IHG, Cisco, ING and many more.


ERIC TUCKER:

Eric Tucker, a serial start-up entrepreneur, is the mastermind behind two successful companies and is constantly advancing towards new ventures and opportunities. With a 24+ year background in software and systems development, Eric prides himself in coaching professionals towards becoming creative, self-sufficient, problem solvers. 

His favorite aspect of Agile is watching students level up in their careers, and offers free coaching for current and alumni students. Eric has deep knowledge of scrum, kanban, extreme programming, and test-driven development. 

Some of his certifications include:

  • Certified Scrum Trainer (CST)
  • Path to CSP Trainer
  • CSM, Advanced CSM, CSP-SM
  • CSPO, Advanced CSPO, CSP-CSPO
  • CAL-E & CAL-T
  • IB-Agile Certified Coach
  • PMI-ACP
  • Training from Back of the Room (Radtac)

Industry Experience: Product development, Large corporate, Technical service, New venture (startup) among others

Agile Superpower: A deep understanding on how scrum is and should be implemented in the Real world

Clients include: Microsoft, Deloitte, Cognizant, Cisco and many more.


CHET HENDRICKSON:

Chet is an AGILE MASTER to say the least - He is the FIRST signatory to the Agile Manifesto.

  • Chet has been a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) since 2009.
  • Chet has been involved with Agile Software Development since 1996, when as a member of Chrysler’s C3 project he helped develop Extreme Programming.
  • In 2000, Ron Jeffries, Ann Anderson, and Chet wrote Extreme Programming Installed. It detailed XP’s core practices, how to do them, and how they work together to help teams be successful.
  • Since 2002, Chet has been an independent consultant, coach, and trainer.
  • In 2009, he was asked by the Scrum Alliance to help develop the Certified Scrum Developer (CSD) program. Chet and Ron Jeffries taught the first CSD course and continue to offer them in the United States and Europe.

Certifications: CST, CSM, CSPO, CSP-SM, CSP-PO, CSD . Certified Scrum Trainer

Specialties: Agile, Extreme Programming, SCRUM, TDD, Refactoring