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Scrum Product Owner Certified

Scrum Product Owner Certified

Scrum Product Owner Certified

About Course

The Product Owner represents the interests of the business & user community to the Scrum Team. The Product Owner is responsible for ensuring clear communication of product or service functionality requirements to the Scrum Team, defining Acceptance Criteria, and ensuring team is working on prioritized work and output is meeting those criteria.  He or she must understand and support the needs and interests of all stakeholders, while also understanding the needs and workings of the Development Team.

Applicants will be awarded the Scrum Product Owner Certified (SPOC™) certificate upon successfully passing the exam.

Course Outline

Agile and Scrum Overview

  • What is Agile?
  • Why use Agile?
  • The Agile Manifesto
  • Principles of the Agile Manifesto
  • Agile Methods
  • Other Agile Methods
  • Scrum Overview
  • Scrum Summary

Scrum Roles

  • Scrum Roles
  • The Product Owner
  • The Scrum Team
  • The Scrum Master
  • Advantages of Cross-functional Teams

Planning in Scrum

  • Scrum Flow
  • Requirements in Scrum
  • Prioritizing the Product Backlog
  • Adaptive Project Management
  • Scrum Planning
  • User Stories
  • The Concept of Persona
  • Acceptance Criteria
  • Generic Done Criteria
  • Criteria for a Good User Story
  • Estimation
  • Importance of Value
  • Risk Burndown Graphics
  • Scrum Board

Sprint Planning

  • Sprints (from Product Owner’s point of view)
  • Sprint Planning Meeting
  • Planning Game
  • Task Estimation
  • The Sprint Backlog

Implementation of Scrum

  • Daily Stand-up Meeting
  • Sprint Review Meeting
  • Sprint Retrospective Meeting
  • Product Backlog Grooming

Scrum for Large Projects

  • Scrum for Large Projects
  • The Chief Product Owner
  • Distributed teams in Scrum
  • Transition to Scrum
  • Mapping Traditional Roles to Scrum
  • Maintaining Stakeholder Involvement


Anyone who is going to represent the interest of end-users and project sponsor should take this course. Those people who takes the requirements from customer or users, defines product acceptance criteria, explains requirements to the development team will be highly benefited from this workshop.

  • Business Analyst
  • Project Managers
  • Product Owners
  • Project Sponsors


There is no formal prerequisite for this certification. However, SDC™ or SMC™ Certified professionals will be able to better understand the concepts required for this certification exam.


2 Days

Course Takeaway

  • 16 PDU Certificate, which can be used by PMI-ACP and PMP credential holders to renew their certificate.
  • Understand the true meaning of agile and how it helps in delivering business values at the earliest
  • Understand responsibilities of core roles for the success of project.
  • Understand in what situation Agile will not work and where agile is not required.
  • Understand how to define & prioritize requirements
  • Understand how development team estimate and plan a sprint
  • Understand why agile may not work for you and how to create a team where agile works.
  • Agile Project Metrics

Delivery Method

  • Role play
  • Exercises
  • Concept Explanation