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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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