Professional Scrum Product Owner Training Course

Professional Scrum Product OwnerTM Training Course

  • Learn professional product ownership.
  • Plus get two attempts of the PSPO I certificate exam.

PSPO Course in Oceania

(Australia, New Zealand)
PSPO Course in Oceania

What is the PSPO training course?

Professional Scrum Product Owner™ (PSPO) is a hands-on, activity-based course where students explore Professional Scrum and develop an understanding of the critical role that the Product Owner plays on the Scrum Team. Throughout the class, students learn a number of Product Ownership practices that they can use once they leave the classroom while also receiving an introduction to Agile Product Management.

General

  • Course Name: Professional Scrum Product Owner
  • Short Name: PSPO
  • Course Creator: Scrum.org
  • Duration: 16 hours
  • Level: Fundamental
  • Related Certificate: PSPO I
  • Usual Used Tools for Live Virtual Classes: Zoom, Google Meet, MS Teams, Skype, Mural, Miro, etc.

Course Material

Steward Model

There are two stewards behind each Scrum.org course who are responsible for updating and maintaining the course material

PSPO Course Stewards

Chuck Suscheck Chuck Suscheck
Anastasios Psarros Anastasios Psarros

Material

Consistent unique material is used by all trainers while bring their own style and experience to the classes

Course Objectives

  • Increase business agility through the proper execution of the Product Owner role
  • Recognize the value of a product over project mindset
  • Learn how to bridge business strategy to product execution using Scrum
  • Understand that the Product Owner is an Agile Product Manager
  • Understand the Scrum Principles and Empiricism
  • Understand the Product Owner accountabilities on the Scrum Team
  • Learn how to align the team around the business strategy, product vision, Product Goal, and Sprint Goal
  • Find ways to effectively communicate the business strategy, product vision, and Product Goal
  • Learn techniques for Product Backlog Management, Release Management, and Forecasting
  • Identify metrics that can be used to track value creation, and successful product delivery
  • Discover techniques to interact with stakeholders, customers, and the members of the Scrum Team

Who Should Attend

  • Professionals interested in starting a career as a Product Owner
  • Product Owners with some experience in the role that are looking to improve their understanding or fix their misconceptions of Scrum and the Product Owner role
  • Scrum Masters wishing to be an effective coach to Product Owners will also find valuable insights in this course

PSPO Course Prerequisites

There is no special prerequisite for the PSPO course. However, reading the Scrum Guide would be a good idea.

How do students benefit from learning Scrum?

Scrum Future based on 15th Annual State of Agile Report 2021
  • We are living in a super-fast-changing world. Agile approach was born to be a great answer to such a world. In addition, Scrum is the most used and famous framework under the Agile umbrella.
  • Based on the 15th annual state of Agile report, published by Digital.ai company 2021, Scrum itself has 66% of the market of all companies using the Agile way of working. It is noticeable that this number in the previous report, the 14th annual state of Agile report, was 58% which clearly shows a significant increase in Scrum usage.
  • It means more demands for employees who know how to work in the Scrum framework and more opportunities for all companies, teams, and individuals who seriously invest in learning Scrum and improving their Agile mindset.
14th Annual State of Agile Report 2020
14th Annual State of Agile Report 2020
15th Annual State of Agile Report 2021
15th Annual State of Agile Report 2021
Scrum Future based on the Enterprise Agile Transformation Services Market Research
(Done by Allied Market Research)
  • Allied Market Research has done a research about the Agile transformation services market size and forecasted its growth and opportunities for years 2018 – 2026.
  • The global enterprise agile transformation services market size was valued at $15.4 billion in 2018, and projected to reach $64 billion by 2026, with a 19.5% annual growth rate.
Market Size Growth Forecast
$15.4 billion
19.5% annual growth rate
$64 billion
2018
2026
  • According to the charts, Scrum is projected as one of the most lucrative used segments which means Scrum will still keep its position as the world-leading Agile framework and get a stronger position compared to other frameworks and methodologies.
  • Moreover, in addition to the software industry, other industries will be significantly using the Agile approach in their way of working.
  • All of these forecasts show that there are extraordinary opportunities for all companies and individuals who weaponize themselves with Agile mindset and learning Scrum.
Market Growth - Chart 1
Scrum Market Size Growth
Market Growth - Chart 2
Scrum Market Size Growth

Product Owner (Agile Product Manager) Salary & Job Opportunities

Rank 3

Best Job

In the list of 50 best jobs in America

Glassdoor - 2021

Rank 5

Most Promising Job

In the list of 15 most promising jobs with 101k USD annual salary

Linkedin - 2019

Rank 3

Median Base Salary

In the list of 50 best jobs in America with 121k USD annual salary

Glassdoor - 2021

PSPO Classes in Oceania

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Oceanian countries number of trainers (PSTs) teaching the PSPO course

3

Australia

2

New Zealand

Last data update: November 2021

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PSPO I Certificate

Number of PSPO I Certificate Holders:

117,242 (1 November 2021)

Exam Attempts:

All class attendees get two PSPO I exam attempts. Both included in the class cost. A second attempt will be granted if you don’t pass the exam at the first attempt within 14 days after class. The minimum passing score is 85%.

PSPO II Exam Discount:

If you participate in a PSPO class, you are also entitled to a discount on the PSPO II exam once passing the PSPO I.

PMI PDU Credits:

All class attendees are able to claim Project Management Institute (PMI) PDU credit. They will get 14 PDUs.
*PDU= Professional Development Unit

Professional Scrum Product Owner Certificate

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Why Scrum.org

Founded:

2009

Governance:

Founded and governed by Ken Schwaber (He is one of the Scrum co-creators)


Mission:

Improving professionalism in complex product delivery

Training Materials:

Created and maintained by Scrum co-creator Ken Schwaber, Scrum.org, and the PST community members. PSTs use the same unique consistent material for classes while bring their own style and experience to the classes.

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