Agile: Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)


April 17 - 09:00 am


April 18 - 05:00 pm

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188 Valley Street Trilix Training Room, Providence, RI 02909

Providence, RI, US, 02909

Wednesday, April 17th – Thursday, April 18th 
9 am – 5 pm (daily)

Member rate: $995.00
Non-member rate: $1295.00

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About the Course

Build High Value, High Quality Products 

Experience an intense 2-day event where students learn how to work with customers and development teams to build the highest quality, highest value products while reducing waste.

Since the CSPO certification was created in 2009, Artisan has provided more than 120 iterations of the Certified Scrum Product Owner training to more than 1,000 students with an unsurpassed level of quality.

What is included:

• 2-Year Scrum Alliance Membership
• 2 Prepaid Certification Test Attempts**
• Highly-detailed Information Handouts
• Lifetime Access to Class Materials


The CSPO Course is a 2 day class from 9AM-5PM, a light breakfast is served at 8:30AM and Lunch is provided mid-day.

What You Will Learn

How to Focus on the Customer
Building a successful product is all about understanding the customer’s needs and building the most effective solutions in response. Created originally for software development projects, Scrum is focused on satisfying the customer by collaborating closely with the customer and, in doing so, delivering the value the customer needs.

Maximize the Return on Investment

Managing successful product development is about creating maximum product value for the customer while minimizing unnecessary delays and costs and eliminating unwanted functionality and defects. Scrum focuses the
team on the importance of value-driven prioritization of work and the relentless elimination of waste in the product
development effort.

On Time, On Budget Delivery

Product value can’t be realized and customers aren’t satisfied when projects are delayed and product deliveries are postponed. Scrum allows the development team to complete high-value, high-quality work and deliver what the customer needs when the customer wants.


To earn your CSPO certificate you are required to complete the 2 day CSPO Course from an Authorized Certified Scrum Trainer. No specific work experience is required for the course, however CSM certification or some Scrum knowledge is recommended.

Exam Details

The CSPO exam is administered online and sent via email after attendance is recorded and reported by your Scrum Alliance Instructor. The link is sent 24-48 hours after class concludes. You have 90 day access to take the exam and 2 attempts towards passing. The exam is in multiple choice format.


 Jim Schiel is a Certified Scrum Trainer with a strong background in enterprise level Scrum  installations and agile development in a regulated environment. Schiel worked at Siemens  Health Services for 23 years, where he worked initially as a developer, then as a manager for 16 years, eventually playing a leading role in creating one of the largest Scrum software development implementations in the world. Starting in 2005, Jim pioneered the use of Scrum with his development teams and, as the practice began to spread, took on a coaching role, planning and executing the implementation of Scrum and XP practices across six products, seven development sites, and over 1,200 developers. As a business process engineer at Siemens, he helped identify, document, and implement best practices for the software development that maintained the organization’s ISO-9001 certification and satisfied FDA medical device requirements.

Schiel is a “first-generation” Certified Scrum Trainer and has been training Scrum Masters since 2005. He received his initial Scrum Master certification from one of the co-founders of the Scrum method and was also certified as a trainer by the same individual. Jim has taught and coached over 1,000 Scrum Masters, Product Owners, and Scrum Teams from California to Finland since receiving his certification.

Jim is the author of Enterprise-Scale Agile Software Development

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