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Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) with a Design Thinking Focus, Melbourne - June

LASTing Benefits Pty Ltd

Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 9:30 AM - Friday, June 22, 2018 at 5:00 PM (AEST)

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CSPO Early Bird
CSPO Early Bird delegate registration, $1,350 + GST
Jun 1, 2018 A$1,485.00 A$0.00
CSPO delegate registration, $1,590+GST
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Learn from a highly experienced Scrum Trainer and Practitioner, and the only Certified Scrum Trainer in Australia who has worked as a Scrum Product Owner! The workshop will be small and hands-on

About the Course

Dates: Thursday 21st - Friday 22nd June for this training workshop with certification
Places Available, Register Now!

This workshop is run as a small group with some hands on practical exercises and simulations, discussion and lecture with real world examples.

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 Conferences (Agile 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014) and Global Scrum Gatherings (2002, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2017) and User Groups, Agile Australia, LKNA13, ALM Summit3Agile2013Agile2012, the London Scrum Gathering, South Africa Scrum Gatherings (including the opening & closing keynotes), GOTO Berlin & Agile Vietnam. Most recentlly speaking & delivering the Keynote at Agile Israel and in Sweden at From Business to Buttons for UX, Service Design & Sustainability and in NYC at LeanUX the definitive conference for Design Thinking, Lean Thinking, Complexity & Dev Ops, and spoke about Product Ownership at Scrum Australia in Melbourne last September

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 


Please register online with credit or debit card. Please contact Saffron Bennett if you would like to book by invoice or have any questions.


$1,590 + GST

Discounts for charities and groups available, please contact us.

Included in the booking:

  • Certification (on meeting participation requirements)
  • 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
  • Hearty lunch, pastries & fruit during the course
  • Coffee & tea on demand 
  • Workbook
  • Electronic course materials

About the Venue

Conveniently located in central Melbourne. Lunch and morning & afternoon tea is provided to suit most diets but please let us know if you have any allergies or special needs

Have questions about Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) with a Design Thinking Focus, Melbourne - June? Contact LASTing Benefits Pty Ltd

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Cliftons Melbourne
440 Collins Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000

Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 9:30 AM - Friday, June 22, 2018 at 5:00 PM (AEST)

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