This live online two-day Advanced Certified Product Owner (A-CSPO) SM training is a highly interactive, in-depth course, building on the concepts first learned in the Certified Product Owner (CSPO) training.
Led by world class Scrum practitioners, this RedAgile course provides both practical guidance for adopting Scrum at an advanced level, and proven techniques aimed at continuously improving your role and your organisation.
The Advanced Certified Scrum Product Owner course is your opportunity to consistently deliver the highest possible value.
Show your commitment to the Product Owner role with higher level training
Demonstrate your clear vision in knowing what GOOD looks like
Distinguish yourself through greater professionalism
Enhance your own value within your organisation
The A-CSPO course will teach you how to deliver outstanding products within highly effective Scrum teams. You’ll learn how Vision, Value and Validation are crucial to the Product Owner role, as an A-CSPO you will build the right thing and then you will build it right .
With the RedAgile A-CSPO playbook you’ll gain enhanced Scrum techniques, expanding your role into value identification, facilitation and coaching, and gaining the confidence and skills to be an exceptional Product Owner.
Anyone may attend the A-CSPO course, however for certification, it is necessary to have one-year experience working as a Product Owner (or equivalent), and, to have previously completed the Certified Product Owner (CSPO®) certification course.
Why should you attend a RedAgile Advanced Certified Product Owner Training Course?
Our lead Scrum trainer Stuart Mitchell (CST) gives you an insight into what you can expect from the live online Scrum Alliance endorsed A-CSPO training course
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The A-CSPO Certification Training Course
A great Product Owner has a complete understanding of the framework, events and artefacts in Scrum. At the highest level a Product Owner will also have the experience, knowledge and confidence to solve more difficult challenges that an effective team and an Agile organisation might experience.
The Advance Certified Product Owner Certification course puts you in the best possible position to advance your career to the next level. The training is focused on higher level coaching and facilitation techniques. In the RedAgile A-CSPO course you will benefit from our years of Scrum experience and knowledge based on real world situations.
This course equips Product Owners the hands-on skills to guide your team and organisation to utilise the full power of the Scrum Framework and Agile ways of working.
The A-CSPO certification is a globally recognised accreditation established by the Scrum Alliance.
What you will get on the Online A-CSPO Course?
Taking this course with a Certified Scrum Trainer means you will be acknowledged and recognised by the Scrum Alliance as an Advanced Certified Product Owner. Included in the course:
• A remote 2-day (16 hours) immersive learning experience facilitated by a highly respected Certified Scrum Trainer® (CST)
• Access to RedAgile supporting course materials
• 2 years membership of the Scrum Alliance worth $175
• 16 Scrum Education Units® (SEUs)
• 16 PMI Professional Development Units (PDUs)
Benefits of the A-CSPO certification
Build on your foundational knowledge with enhanced implementation skills
Distinguish yourself in the global marketplace
Stand out in your industry as a member of the Scrum Alliance globally recognised community
Show advanced value to your employer (or potential employer) as a highly trained Agile professional
As an A-CSPO you will have the capacity to raise engagement to deliver the highest possible value to your organisation with the impact and credibility of a fully trained Scrum Professional
What you will learn
Who can attend?
The Advanced Certified Product Owner course is your opportunity to claim a higher degree of mastery in Scrum .
On this advanced course we will take you learning around Scrum to a deeper level, extended your Scrum Master toolkit further and provided you with an elevate level of confidence in your abilities as a Scrum Master.
Anyone can attend the course, however, to attain the ACSPO certification you require:
Manage multiple business initiatives from competing stakeholders
Clearly order and express Product Backlog items
Define a clear product vision that ensures your product remains focused on the features your customers and end users will actually use
Communicate effectively with various stakeholder groups to achieve alignment
Identify the crucial opportunities and avoid wasting time
Define and validate business value
Increase your credibility as a product expert and become recognized as a person who delivers real business results
A Certified Product Owner® (CSPO) certification with the Scrum Alliance (whether current or expired)
1 year of work experience specific to the Product Owner role within the last 5 years. This experience may be gained after attending the course, at which point the full certification may be claimed.
If you do not qualify for the above, take a look at the entry-level Certified Scrum Product Owner course which has no prerequisites and is the step before this course. Also take a look at ways to get more Product Owner experience.
Training Course Structure
The A-CSPO learning objectives fall into the following categories:
1. Product Owner Core Competencies
2. Advanced Purpose and Strategy
3. Empathizing with Customers and Users
4. Advanced Product Assumption Validation
5. Advanced Techniques for Working with the Product Backlog
The A-CSPO Certification
Virtual attendance and active participation across the two days will result in the registration for the Advanced Certified Product Owner certificate. Login to your Scrum Alliance account, register your Product Owner experience, and the Scum Alliance will award your certificate.
More details of the course outline can be found on the Scrum Alliance website.
The course was very engaging even though it was done online. There are lots of interaction between the course mates as well. You can also see that Stu is really enthusiastic about Scrum and Agile. His knowledge of the subject matter is great.
Stu and his team far exceeded my expectations and made it EXCEPTIONAL in my learning journey. I have just completed the CSPO course and I will be signing up for the CSM course soon!
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A-CSPO Live Online Training
We've moved all of our Advanced Certified Product Owner (A-CSPO) training and examinations into a live online training environment to makes sure we can still deliver high quality and valuable education to Scrum students around the World.
Here is a little taster of what you can expect on the RedAgile live online A-CSPO training course. Stuart Mitchell (CST) runs the Scrum training direct and Live from our virtual training studio to give you an interactive and valuable learning experience.
We have used our years of Scrum training experience to adapt our Advance Certified Product Owner (A-CSPO) into an online course to give you an unrivalled learning experience.
Limited Class Numbers: At RedAgile we know the importance of great learning environments, so to ensure we maximise the value you get from this A-CSPO course we always limit our class number.
Frequently asked questions
Why become an Advanced Certified Product Owner (A-CSPO)?
The Advanced Certified Product Owner (A-CSPO) certification is a globally recognised accreditation established by the Scrum Alliance. It has since become the most globally recognised and Agile training path worldwide. This advanced certification however will put you above your peers and attain that recognition as only a small percentage of people have attained the Advanced certificate.
Does this course include an exam?
No exam is required to attain your A-CSPO certification. You only need to complete the 2-day course and to register at least 1-year of recent relevant work experience in a Product Owner or equivalent role.
Are there any prerequisites for the A-CSPO course?
Some pre-work course work may be requested by your trainer, however there are no prerequisites for the course aside from those set by the Scrum Alliance. Completion of the Scrum Alliance Certified Product Owner Course and one year’s experience working in a Product Owner role or equivalent.
My CSPO certification has expired, do I need to re-sit the CSPO course and exam before I can complete the A-CSPO?
If you have an expired CSPO but wish to attend an A-CSPO course, it is not necessary to renew your CSPO certification. After successfully completing the A-CSPO course and registering 12 months of work experience with the Scrum Alliance, you will earn A-CSPO certification which will automatically renew the previously expired CSPO.For example, if your CSPO expired in 2017 and you gain certification as an A-CSPO in October 2020, both your CSPO and A-CSPO will be active until October 2022
Can I attend the A-CSPO course without the required work experience?
Yes. You can take the course and then work towards getting your required 1-year work experience. Once you have the experience you can update your profile in your Scrum Alliance members dashboard, and you will be awarded your A-CSPO certification.
Will there be regular breaks given the CSPO course is online?
Yes. We understand the online learning environment can be more challenging that in a classroom, so we have structured the training with regular breaks including a longer break for lunch to keep concentration and energy levels up.
What is the cancelation policy?
We offer a full refund prior to the 48 hours before the course start date and after that time we offer 10% of the fee or offer a transfer of registration to an alternative class.
If you can no longer attend but wish to transfer your place on the course to another person, we are very happy to arrange that at no additional cost.
Disclaimer: RedAgile reserves the right to change venue or cancel any course for reasons including, but not limited to, trainer illness or bad weather. In the event of cancellation, we will offer a transfer to a different course or a full refund.
What do I need to participate in the Live Online CSPO course?
We will use Zoom for this online training so we will require you to have this installed on your PC/Laptop. The speaker, camera and microphone will all have to be fully functioning for this highly interactive training. To optimise your training experience, you should have a fast, stable, secure internet connection.
How and when do I need to renew my A-CSPO certificate?
Your A-CSPO certification is valid for 2 years. To renew, you will need to attain 30 Scrum Education Units (SEUs) and submit the $175 renewal fee via the Scrum Alliance website. More information on renewal and SEUs can be found on the Scrum Alliance website.