Maximize your impact!
As a Product Owner, you know all the ins and outs of Agile product ownership. Along the way, you have encountered challenges that made you wonder how to maximize your day-to-day impact. That's what the Professional Scrum Product Owner - Advanced will teach you. We move from working with a Scrum Team to working with the entire organization. We answer questions like: How to best collaborate with stakeholders? How to realize a unified understanding of value, and how to respond to a tough situation?
This Professional Scrum Product Owner - Advanced training is perfect for
This training is an advanced Product Owner course, the perfect PSPO followup. Ideal for Product Owners who want to reflect on their role and deepen their Scrum knowledge. The training is also excellent for Scrum Masters, Agile Coaches, Chapter Leads and Managers who wish to support Product Owners in their professional growth. This is an Expert level course, which means there are recommendations for participation*:
- You have studied the Scrum Guide and have a solid understanding of Scrum
- You have at least one year of experience as a Product Owner
- You are part of a Scrum Team and/or have completed a Product Owner training
We recommend the above to ensure the training meets your needs at this part of your journey. To offer you the best experience, we also want participants’ prior knowledge to match. The PSPO I certificate is not required for participation, but we do advise you join the PSPO I first.
What will you learn during the Professional Scrum Product Owner - Advanced?
Robbin and Chris developed the Six Stances of the Product Owner, a validated concept that now forms the foundation of Professional Scrum Product Owner - Advanced. This training is not just another Product Owner training; it is a new way of looking at your role. So, what topics will we cover?
Assuming you know the basics of Scrum, we dive straight into specifics, like Agile Governance, Contracting and Budgeting. We also address scaling. How to scale the Product Owner role without sacrificing Scrum values. We will explore a variety of Agile User Experience techniques, like Persona’s and Customer Journey Mapping, to make better decisions and create better products. You will learn to combine Business Model Innovation and Product Innovation and maximize value by using experiments, impact mapping and practical measures. Throughout the training, we will ask you to share your experience, to discover how you can best maximize your impact.
- Product Owner stances: get to know the different stances to navigate everyday challenges
- Customer/User Value: define, estimate, measure and evaluate value and organizational impact
- Stakeholders: identify and communicate with all stakeholders in a way that works
- Product Vision: learn how to use Storytelling to communicate your vision better
- Product Development: prioritize development by using outside-in techniques
- Product Innovation: define and design actionable experiments to encourage product innovation
Am I ready for the Professional Scrum Product Owner - Advanced?
If you are wondering which Product Owner training is best for you, the difference is this: A Professional or Certified Scrum Product Owner course gets you started as a Product Owner, while the Professional Scrum Product Owner - Advanced focuses on your experiences and how to do an even better job. Professional or Certified Scrum Product Owner teaches you the basics of Scrum product ownership. The advanced course provides you with the latest insights and skills to help you maximize your day-to-day impact.
Xebia Academy’s Scrum gurus Chris Lukassen and Robbin Schuurman developed this Professional Scrum Product Owner - Advanced training. Chris and Robbin are both bestselling authors and Professional Scrum Trainers who work in close collaboration with the Professional Scrum Trainer Community. They look forward to sharing their insights and experiences with you.
PSPO II Certification
The PSPO II exam (plus one retake) and Scrum.org certificate are included in the training. The exam is taken online at your moment of choice. Please note, only if you take the exam within two weeks of completing the training will you receive a free second chance. After passing the PSPO II exam you will:
- receive a Scrum.org Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO-II) certificate
- become a lifelong member of the Scrum.org community
- be included in the global Professional Scrum Product Owner database
Product Owner Learning Journey
The Learning Journey of a Product Owner starts with learning the basics on the job or during our Product Owner Foundation training. The next step is the Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO) training on professional level. Want to become an expert? One year of practice gets you into our Professional Scrum Product Owner - Advanced (PSPO-A) training. Do you dream of becoming a Product Leader? Continue your journey with our Leadership for Product Managers training.
Yes, I want to increase my impact
After registering for the Professional Scrum Product Owner - Advanced course, you will receive a confirmation email with practical information. A week before the training, we will ask you about any dietary requirements and share literature if there's a need to prepare. See you soon!
What else should I know?
- Prior to this course, study The Scrum Guide by Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland
- Travel & accommodation expenses are not included