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Product Owners

A great product owner is like the CEO of a product. They hold the product vision, drive purpose, and help the team achieve the mission. It is the kind of role that empowers people to design, create and collaborate toward products and services that truly delight customers.

So how do you become a successful Product Owner?

Agile Centre have internationally recognised certification paths, led by Certified Scrum Trainers and Coaches, that will help you move through apprenticeship and journeyman through to mastery.

Product Owner Training Courses

Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)
Advanced Certified Scrum Product Owner (A-CSPO)

Product Owner Resources

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Strategize: Product Strategy and Product Roadmap Practices for the Digital Age

by Roman Pichler Comprehensive and insightful, this book will enable you to make the right strategic…

User Story Mapping: Discover the Whole Story, Build the Right Product

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Would you recommend the CSPO course for entrepreneurs?

Yes. If you are interested in building a new product or service, Scrum and the product owner courses…

How do I progress as a Product Owner?

The product owner role is a dynamic and collaborative role within a scrum environment. You will find…

Do companies invest in CSPO courses?

Very much so. We find a blend of private in-house training as well as individuals attending our publ…

Is the CSPO course theoretical or practical?

It’s a blend of both. We need to introduce aspiring product owners to Scrum theory and the scrum fra…

How long is the CSPO course and how is it configured?

The Scrum Alliance require a minimum of 16 hours of training to award the Certified Scrum Product Ow…

Are there different CSPO certifications and how do they differ?

There are multiple product owner courses you can attend but only one CSPO (Certified Scrum Product O…

Would you recommend the CSPO course for entrepreneurs?

Yes. If you are interested in building a new product or service, Scrum and the product owner courses…

How do I progress as a Product Owner?

The product owner role is a dynamic and collaborative role within a scrum environment. You will find…

Do companies invest in CSPO courses?

Very much so. We find a blend of private in-house training as well as individuals attending our publ…

Is the CSPO course theoretical or practical?

It’s a blend of both. We need to introduce aspiring product owners to Scrum theory and the scrum fra…

How long is the CSPO course and how is it configured?

The Scrum Alliance require a minimum of 16 hours of training to award the Certified Scrum Product Ow…

Are there different CSPO certifications and how do they differ?

There are multiple product owner courses you can attend but only one CSPO (Certified Scrum Product O…