Roland Flemm

Professional Scrum Product Owner Workshop

Product owner training for teams by Agile coach and Organizational design expert Roland flemm.

PSPO is the cutting-edge course for Product Owners, Agile product managers, and anyone responsible for a product’s success in the market.
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Professional Scrum Product OwnerTM (PSPO) is a 2-day course that focuses on all of these areas to teach students how to maximize the value of products and systems. PSPO is the cutting-edge course for Product Owners, Agile product managers and anyone responsible for a product’s success in the market. In this course, students will develop and solidify their knowledge of being a Product Owner through instruction and team-based exercises.

The course prepares to take the globally recognized Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO-I) certification exam.

Required skills

No specific skills or experience required. It would make sense if the attendees read the scrum guide prior to following the class. I also invite the attendees to bring their daily challenges and problems so we can discuss them in class. 

Table of contents

Agile Product Management

Why is Agility important for your organization? What is the difference between projects and products? Aligning Vision, mission, and strategies.

Value-Driven Development

What is value and how do we drive product development using value? Understanding empirical process control and metrics. Explore the Product Owner as a “Value Maximiser”, the traits & skills of a Product Owner.

Scrum Theory

Why do you need Scrum? How does Scrum work and what are the underlying principles? How does empiricism control risk and provide predictability in complex environments?

The Scrum Framework

How is empirical process control implemented in Scrum using time-boxes, roles, and artifacts? You will experience why the Scrum framework is structured as it is and how you can use Scrum effectively.

Product Backlog management

Strategies and techniques for creating and ordering the product backlog. Refining techniques, creating user stories, techniques for sizing the Product Backlog, different ways to show the progress at different levels.

Product Development

How do we merge the ideation phase of product development with the realization done by the Scrum team?

Release Management

How predictably create releases while dealing with the complexity of changing requirements. Explore how and when to do Release Planning; explain the purpose of velocity, how to forecast and fund product initiatives.


‍What you will learn

Professional Scrum Product Owners need an understanding of all the things that add value to their products. The Product Owner training helps to develop this knowledge, from stakeholder management to release planning and delivery. The aim is to be able to deliver products with just the right functionality as quickly as possible. The steps to achieve this are discussed in detail. 

Learning objectives

Agile product management    

  • What is agility and why do we want it?
  • What is agile product management?
  • A PO is an agile product manager
  • Techniques for modeling a business strategy
  • Techniques for creating a product vision

Value-driven development

  • What is value?
  • Ways to deliver value
  • How do we measure value?

Scrum theory and principles

  • Complexity
  • Empirical process control
  • Scrum values
  • Agile manifesto

The scrum framework

  • Roles: the purpose of the PO.
  • Artifacts: the only way to deliver value
  • Sprint goals
  • Events
  • The purpose of Done

Product backlog management

  • Connecting the vision to the Sprint backlog
  • Types of product backlog items
  • User stories
  • Techniques for product backlog management

Release planning

  • Reasons to release
  • Agile contracting
  • Estimation techniques
  • Technical debt

Product development

  • The product life cycle
  • Creating an integrated ecosystem of PD

Roland Flemm

Roland Flemm

Scrum Master & Organisational Design consultant

Remote or On-site

You can decide whether you prefer a remote or on-site classroom experience. You are welcome to join us live at our office, following COVID-19 guidelines, or join us via Zoom link for a visual encounter.

Professional Scrum Product Owner Workshop
Professional Scrum Product Owner Workshop

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