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   Certified Scrum Product Owner®

Certified Scrum Product Owner®


Certified Scrum Product Owner®

Certified Scrum Product Owner

Though each CSPO course varies depending on the instructor, all Certified Scrum Product Owner® courses focus on Scrum from a product owner's perspective. Graduates will receive the CSPO designation. All CSPO courses are taught by Trainers approved by the Scrum Alliance.

Learn from a Certified Scrum Trainer who has experience as a Scrum Product Owner! 

About the Course

Dates: Tuesday 23rd - Wednesday 24th May 2017 for this training workshop with certification

Places Available, Register Now!

This workshop is run as a small group with some hands on practical exercises and simulations, discussion and lecture with real world examples.

Learn the skills of great Product Ownership. Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) Training is specifically intended for those individuals who will become, work with, or select Product Owners. The CSPO course only covers Scrum from the point of view of the Product Owner Role, and then goes into more detail on this role as well as spending time on “skills training” such as Roles Workshops, Project Chartering and User Stories.


This course is most suitable for Product Owners, Business Owners, Producers, business-focused Project Managers and staff assisting with requirements and their priority (e.g. Business Analysts and Subject Matter Experts), solution architecture (e.g. Solution Architects and Tech Leads), planning and coaching (e.g. ScrumMasters and Agile Coaches). Whilst there is some overlap in material between the CSM and the CSPO, many students, especially those going into the ScrumMaster role have found it valuable to attend both classes as the perspective the material is approached from differs.


This course is taught by the highly experienced Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Trainer Simon Bennett. Simon has over 20 years real-world experience in software and hardware development, and Chair of the Product Owner Panel at the Munich Scrum Gathering. From 2008 through 2010 Simon was also the Product Owner for the Scrum for Team System TFS process template.

Previously the Global Head of Lean, Agile & Systems Thinking with a major blue chip company and Agile Consultant for what was Europe's premier Agile consultancy, Simon has recently returned from the UK to share his knowledge and experience.

Simon has considerable experience in organisational agile adoption, large scale Scrum and using Scrum in an offshore environment, as well as successfully blending Scrum with other methods including UCD. Over the last 12 years have been focused on using Agile frameworks and methods including Scrum, XP, Crystal & Kanban. His wealth of experience and passion for Product Ownership brings a unique depth and flavour to the course, as students will learn from real world case studies rather than only theory and simulations.

Simon is a renowned speaker at Agile (Agile 2009,2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014) and Global Scrum Gatherings (2002, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013) and User Groups, Agile Australia, GOTO Berlin, Agile Vietnam, LKNA13, ALM Summit3, the London Scrum Gathering, South Africa Scrum Gatherings (including the opening & closing keynotes), LeanUX NYC the definitive conference for Design Thinking, Lean Thinking, Complexity & Dev Ops and From Business To Buttons

Course Outline

This course combines theory, real world examples and practical exercises. At the end of the two day CSPO class, each participant should at a minimum know:

  • What Agile is and how it differs from Waterfall 
  • How empirical process control differs from predictive process control and what this means for measuring project success. 
  • What the Scrum Framework is and how it promotes Agility 
  • The Responsibilities & Authority of each of the roles inside the Scrum Framework with a focus on the responsibilities of the Product Owner role 
  • A working knowledge of Agile estimation principles 
  • Product Owner Relevant Artefacts  
  1. The Definition of Done
  2. The Lag to Live
  3. A detailed understanding of the Product Backlog and Product Backlog Items 
  4. A detailed understanding of the enhanced Release Burndown Chart 
  • Scrum Meetings relevant to the Product Owner 
  1. Project Chartering
  2. Release Planning
  3. Sprint Planning 
  4. Sprint Review 
  • In Sprint Activities relevant to the Product Owner
  1. Product Backlog Grooming
  2. Release Management 
  • Relevant Agile Skills
  1. User Roles
  2. User Stories
  3. Story Splitting Strategies
  4. Creating and Managing a Release Plan 


Simply select the "Register Now!" button below to begin online registration through the Equinox IT website. Alternatively, you can call Equinox on +64 9 307 9450 or email


NZD $1,900 excl GST

Included in the booking:

  • Certification (on meeting participation requirements)
  • 2 years membership with the Scrum Alliance
  • 2 full days training with a Certified Scrum Trainer & highly experienced Product Owner
  • Letter of course completion for your employer and/or a professional body (PMI/ACS) for PDUs upon request
  • Hearty lunch & pastries during the course
  • Workbook
  • Electronic course materials


Conveniently located in Wellington CBD. Lunch and morning & afternoon tea is provided to suit most diets but please let us know if you have any allergies or special needs


23-24 May 2017


Wellington, New Zealand


100 Willis St
The Majestic Centre, Level 28
Wellington, New Zealand


NZD $1,900 excl GST


Discounted seats available. Contact Equinox IT for more information.


Dates: 23-24 May, 2017
Location: Wellington, New Zealand

Level 28
The Majestic Centre
100 Willis Street
Wellington, 6011 New Zealand

Regular Price: NZD $1,900 excl GST

Course Outline

Understanding Agile

Shift in Focus - What it Means to Work in an Agile Way


Complex Product Development & the Empirical Process

Getting Started - Visioning, User Roles & User Stories

When Will We Deliver? - Measuring Progress, Agile Estimation & Failure States

Working Day to Day

Scrum at Scale



This course is most suitable for Product Owners, Product Managers, Project Managers, CIO's, Business Analysts, ScrumMasters, Agile Coaches, Iteration Managers as well as any staff working with requirements.