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CSPO Melbourne - April

LASTing Benefits Pty Ltd

Monday, April 22, 2013 at 9:00 AM - Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 5:00 PM (AEST)

CSPO Melbourne - April

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About the Course

Dates: Monday 22nd & Tuesday 23rd April for this training workshop with certification - Places Available, Register Now!

Learn the skills of great Product Ownership. Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) Training is specifically intended for those individuals who will become, work with, or select Product Owners from an experienced Product Owner & Trainer. The CSPO course only covers Scrum from the point of view of the Product Owner Role, and then goes into more detail on this role as well as spending time on “skills training” such as Roles Workshops, Project Chartering and User Stories.


This course is most suitable for Product Owners, Business Owners, Producers, business-focused Project Managers and staff assisting with requirements and their priority (e.g. Business Analysts and Subject Matter Experts), solution architecture (e.g. Solution Architects and Tech Leads), planning and coaching (e.g. ScrumMasters and Agile Coaches). Whilst there is some overlap in material between the CSM and the CSPO, many students, especially those going into the ScrumMaster role have found it valuable to attend both classes as the perspective the material is approached from differs.


This course is taught by the highly experienced Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Trainer Simon Bennett. Simon has over 20 years real-world experience in software and hardware development, and Chair of the Product Owner Panel at the Munich Scrum Gathering. From 2008 through 2010 Simon was also the Product Owner for the Scrum for Team System TFS process template.

Simon has considerable experience in organisational agile adoption, large scale Scrum and using Scrum in an offshore environment, as well as successfully blending Scrum with other methods including UCD. Over the last 12 years have been focused on using Agile frameworks and methods including Scrum, XP, Crystal & Kanban. His wealth of experience and passion for Product Ownership brings a unique depth and flavour to the course, as students will learn from real world case studies rather than only theory and simulations.

Simon is a renowned speaker at Agile and Scrum conferences and User Groups, most recently presenting at Agile2012, the London Scrum Gathering, South Africa Scrum Gathering (including the closing keynote) and Agile2011.

Course Outline

At the end of the two day CSPO workshop, each participant should at a minimum know:

  • What Agile is and how it differs from Waterfall 
  • How empirical process control differs from predictive process control and what this means for measuring project success. 
  • What the Scrum Framework is and how it promotes Agility 
  • The Responsibilities & Authority of each of the roles inside the Scrum Framework with a focus on the responsibilities of the Product Owner role 
  • A working knowledge of Agile estimation principles 
  • Product Owner Relevant Artefacts 
  1. The Definition of Done
  2. The Lag to Live
  3. A detailed understanding of the Product Backlog and Product Backlog Items 
  4. A detailed understanding of the enhanced Release Burndown Chart 
  • Scrum Meetings relevant to the Product Owner 
  1. Project Chartering
  2. Release Planning
  3. Sprint Planning 
  4. Sprint Review 
  • In Sprint Activities relevant to the Product Owner
  1. Product Backlog Grooming
  2. Release Management 
  • Relevant Agile Skills
  1. User Roles
  2. User Stories
  3. Story Splitting Strategies
  4. Story Mapping (time permitting) 


Please register online here with a credit card or contact us if you would like to book by invoice


An early bird price of $1595 including GST is available if you register by 1st April.

$1695 including GST from 2nd April onwards.

Discounts for charities and groups available, please contact us.

Included in the booking:

  • Certification
  • 2 years membership with the Scrum Alliance
  • 2 full days training with a Certified Scrum Trainer & highly experienced Product Owner
  • Letter of course completion for your employer and/or a professional body (PMI/ACS) for PDUs upon request
  • Lunch during the course
  • Workbook
  • Electronic course materials


Have questions about CSPO Melbourne - April? Contact LASTing Benefits Pty Ltd

When & Where

Lonsdale Urban Workshop, Madam Brussels Lane
29 Little Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000

Monday, April 22, 2013 at 9:00 AM - Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 5:00 PM (AEST)

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LASTing Benefits Pty Ltd

LASTing Benefits provides Lean, Agile & Systems Thinking consulting. Contact us for in-house training, bespoke training, executive coaching & mentoring and whole team Agile and Lean adoption consulting.

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