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Advanced Certified Scrum Product Owner

Washington DC, Houston, Atlanta, Columbus, & Private Onsite

The Advanced CSPO is a two-day course which acts as the second step in the three-part Product Owner Path to CSP.  It helps Product Owners who have already been practicing Scrum to take their art to the next level in a deeply interactive experience that is tuned to the particular organizational and personal needs of each class. 

The course is structured so that each exercise has multiple benefits, acting both as an engaging exploration of a subject and as a model for facilitation itself.  This allows students to experience a wide range of advanced tools that they can then use on their own following the course.  Far from a dry lecture or recanting of well-worn theories, this workshop aims to deliver personalization and practicality in the most engaging manner possible.  All materials are provided in perpetually updated digital format for a rare level of accessibility and reusability.

To earn an Advanced CSPO, you first must have an active CSPO® certification with Scrum Alliance®, as well as at least one-year work experience specific to the role of Product Owner. 

Professional Benefits  

  • Earn 16 PMI PDUs & 16 Scrum Alliance SEUs
  • Merit recognition as a A-CSPO on the Scrum Alliance Website

Who Should Attend

  • Product Owners
  • Team Leads
  • Development Managers
  • Delivery Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Agile Coaches

The LitheSpeed Experience

  • Digital copies of all training materials
  • Catered breakfast, lunch and snacks
  • Access to our free retrospective tool Sensei

What You'll Learn

Some topics that will be covered in this class include:

  • Improving your ability to effectively sell the role of the Product Owner in Scrum
  • Assessing and advancing your expertise as a Product Owner
  • Managing large groups of stakeholders with competing interests
  • Exploring how to best engage with the broader organization
  • Tuning the way Scrum events are run and facilitated
  • Improving the PO’s relationship with the team
  • Utilizing Kanban classes of service and other advanced prioritization methods to build pull systems
  • Gaining and spreading empathy for customers and users
  • Dealing elegantly with technical debt in evolving and legacy systems
  • Understanding and using agile engineering practices and DevOps appropriately
  • Grasping the host of available scaling methods
  • Acting as a PO or Chief PO in scaled environments
  • Scaling while maintaining ownership and effective feedback loops
  • Advanced methods for facilitating big room planning sessions
  • Understanding and visualizing value streams
  • Addressing waste through process and application redesign
  • Exploring large scale case studies of business-driven agile transformations
  • Applying appropriate divergent brainstorming techniques
  • Advanced techniques for roadmapping and release planning
  • Modeling user and customer archetypes and using them for design and prioritization
  • Getting the team engaged in usability testing
  • Testing assumptions using both qualitative and quantitative methods
  • Finding and tracking effective metrics
  • Refining the backlog more fluidly and easily