Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)

A highly practical and interactive official course that teaches how to become an efficient Product Owner with all the necessary tools to define and build the best possible Product with Scrum.


For the success of a good Scrum implementation, it is absolutely necessary to have qualified Product Owners, knowledgeable and skilled using the relevant agile techniques and who support the use of Scrum in their organization to build high-quality products that satisfy the needs of the users, stakeholders and the market.

The training is eminently practical where the attendees will have to devise with the rest of their classmates a suitable product for the chosen context, define the vision and the users, the objectives, empathize with the users to search for pain points and possible improvements, analyze In more depth the context and the impact, make use of the tools for expectation management and roadmap definition.

The official Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) certification is included in the price.

Who should attend?
  • This training is critical for professionals whose primary roles are product development and highly recommended for any Product Owner, Product Manager and/or Project Manager.
  • Professionals who are or who will perform the role of Product Owner and wishes to obtain a certification of great international recognition.
  • Scrum Masters, Agile Coaches and Change Agents who want to expand their knowledge of Scrum by delving into this key role for the success of the product.
  • Professionals who are interested in techniques/tools for the Product definition and build, Roadmap and Product Backlog management, prioritization, ordering and breaking down in user stories.
What you will learn?
  • Structured syllabus adapted to the Scrum Alliance requirements for official courses.
  • Understand the origins of agile and the main differences with the predictive models (waterfall).
  • Understand the Agile Manifesto and its values and principles.
  • Scrum Values and Principles to implement an agile culture.
  • Be able to describe Scrum correctly with your own words.
  • Become familiar with the Scrum implementation in non-IT environments.
  • Understand as a Product Owner each element of the Scrum Framework, its purpose, interactions, and where commonly used good practices and tools fit in.
  • Become familiar with the Product Owner’s schedule for a two-week sprint.
  • Practice the main activities of the Product Owner: analyze your context with Cynefin, describe in your own words the Scrum framework, describe the responsibilities, knowledge and skills of the Product Owner, define a product and its vision through different tools, define user persona, get a better understanding of the user and identify possible improvements using the product empathy map, get a better context understanding with the context mapping, how to increase transparency and a better understanding of what the product does, what doesn’t do, what it is and what it isn’t, define the roadmap, apply different prioritization techniques, define user stories and acceptance criteria.
  • Identify and deliver the value required by users and the market through regular and frequent deliveries, working side by side with the rest of the Scrum team and stakeholders in a process of continuous product evaluation.
  • Understand techniques that facilitate high-quality product deliveries in short cycles, ensuring that the product is the one needed by the user, customers or market.
  • Through exercises, simulations and practical cases similar to real products, strengthen your Product Owner skills.
How the training is delivered?
  • Live virtual classroom.
  • Expert trainers and facilitators in online training.
  • Breakout rooms for teamwork.
  • Virtual Campus with LMS (Learning Management System) platform for the course material, tests, forums, and complementary materials.
  • Collaborative tools for exercises and practices such as Mural.

The course includes exercises and dynamics based on “learn by doing” so that the attendees, apart from being able to internalize the framework, the cycle and its elements, will obtain a solid foundation on Agile Product Management and learn all the basics and practices necessary to define and create a successful product.

Before the class
We provide to the attendee access to the Virtual Classroom where all the live videoconference sessions with the CST® (Certified Scrum Trainer) are available, as well as official course material, additional material, and reading recommendations.

During the course
The attendee will use tools (Mural and/or similar) to co-create digitally part of the course content. The attendee will learn not only from the experience of the trainer/s but also from the rest of the attendees interacting with as a group. Practice and discussions in pairs and/or groups about different topics will help the attendee to internalize concepts and maximize understanding of Scrum. The practices are carried out in breakout rooms to enhance the group member interaction. The attendee will have a period of 30 days to download all the course material (the one created during the course, boards, any other official material…)

The infrastructure, tools and platform are provided by Estratecno. Having a stable and high-speed internet connection and a computer with a microphone and a camera is enough.

CSPO Certification
Once the attendee has completed the course with the minimum required attendance hours (actually it is 14 hours for this course) and have been actively participated in the activities, s/he will receive an e-mail from Scrum Alliance to download their CSPO certification.

There is no certification exam. The certification is obtained by the continuous assessments done in class and attending the minimum hours required for it.

What is included?
  • 16 hours of official training to obtaining a solid understanding of the Scrum framework and the role of the Product Owner and everything essential for the definition and construction of a product that meets the needs of users, different stakeholders and the market.
  • Certificate: Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) from Scrum Alliance upon completion of the course showing active participation and meeting the minimum attendance hours required.
  • Very practical training material to maximize the attendees learning, knowledge and understanding by creating small communities and working groups between them.
  • Scrum Alliance membership for 2 years.

Following the structure guideline required by Scrum Alliance

Introduction to Agile

  • What its origin is? What are its main characteristics?
  • The Agile Manifesto, its values and principles
  • Differences between agile and waterfall
  • Analyze the application of agile values in your environment
  • How to improve the organizational agile transition?
  • The Cynefin Framework
  • Success rates comparison according to project size and the applied project management

Introduction to Scrum

  • Definition of Scrum
  • The Flow in Scrum
  • Scrum success stories
  • The Scrum Framework
  • The Scrum Cycle from the Product Owner’s Perspective

Product Owner

  • The Scrum Team
  • Responsibilities and competences of the Product Owner
  • The Product Owner during the pre-game and in the Scrum cycle
  • Product Owner self-assessment
  • Tips for self-improvement as a Product Owner
  • Competences required in different environments

Agile Planning

  • Agile Onion Planning
  • Elevator Pitch
  • Product Folder
  • The Product Vision
  • User Persona
  • Empathy Map
  • Context Mapping
  • SMART objectives
  • Constrains on building a product
  • What is this Product? What it isn’t? What does? What doesn’t do?
  • Prioritization techniques
  • Roadmaps

The Product Backlog

  • Creating and refining the Product Backlog
  • User Stories
  • Acceptance Criteria
  • How to Split User Stories



Everyone is welcome to attend the course, regardless of their experience.

Certification and Exam

There is no certification exam. The certification is obtained by the continuous assessments done in class and attending the minimum hours required for it.