Advanced Certified Scrum Product Owner (A-CSPO)

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Through this Advanced Certified Scrum Product Owner workshop, you will be able to advance the HOW TO dimension of Product Owner role, and grow skills that help you and your organisation build the most fantastic product with concepts and practices with Scrum framework, from product discovery, design thinking, hypothesis driven portfolio management, evaluative experiments. 

Through the workshop, we will go from business problem, product idea, customer understanding, CX and UX, prioritising and validating assumption, and leverage Scrum framework for modern product development.

Performing the Product Owner Role

  • Examining the Product Owner Role
  • Working with
    • Users
    • Stakeholders
    • Development Team
    • Multiple teams

Purpose and Strategy

  • Developing product vision and strategies
  • Conducting advanced release planning 

Customer Research & Discovery

  • Understanding customers
  • Performing product discovery
  • Combining Design Thinking with product development
  • Performing Hypothesis Driven Portfolio Management and Development
  • Utilising concepts and tools such as Customer Journey Map and Personas

Evaluative Experiments

  • Inspecting and adapting the product
  • Identifying and evaluating assumptions, and testing assumptions

Product Backlog Management Techniques

Maximising outcomes and impact

Measuring product value

Ordering and refining items

Through building your selected product idea, you will learn the following concepts.

Customer Research and Product Discovery

  • Concepts, practices and tools

Advanced Product Assumption Testing

  • Concepts, practices and tools

Advanced Purpose and Strategy

  • Product strategy and roadmap
  • Product roadmap and release planning

Product Backlog Management

  • Ordering product backlog
  • Refining product backlog

Examining Product Owner Role

  • Interaction with stakeholders
  • Interaction with development team


  • Dependency handling
  • Scaling consideration and scaling frameworks

Agile Facilitation

  • Facilitation basics
  • Facilitative listening techniques

Summarising Product Owner role and Next Steps

The Advanced Certified ScrumMaster workshop requires previous Scrum knowledge and experience.

This is NOT a session for those who are new to Agile and Scrum.

All attendees must have the Certified Scrum Product Owner certification (CSPO) and with a minimum of one year practice prior to the this workshop. If you don't current have a CSPO certification, please contact us for options.

Managers who want to help your organisation build fantastic products

Product management and portfolio management professionals

Project management professionals

Business stakeholders

UX and CX practitioners, and business analysts

Product development team members

Product Owners, Scrum Masters, and agile coaches

"Was a great course by Evelyn, which I can highly recommend if you want to take your P.O. skills to the next level."- Kristjan Wager, from Denmark, our past A-CSPO graduate

“Thank you Evelyn for a great class! I was worried about taking an on-line class instead of attending in person, but this worked out so much better for me.  I got to work this week without much interruption, so it was a win-win for me and my management. The sessions were informative and fast moving, so there was never a chance to get bored."- Nancy Ross, from Arizona, US, our past A-CSPO graduate

“Thanks Evelyn Tian from amazing online certification program! I learned a lot!

The homeworks has been really good and given me lot to think about. I have adopted some new techniques during this course that are really valuable to me. Thank you for the great course!"- from Finland, our past A-CSPO graduate, returning CSP-PO participant

“I truly enjoyed the great learning experience!

Thank you Evelyn Tian for the great experience and all the shared knowledge. It has been a pleasure working with you, Evelyn on the program! I am proud to become Advanced Certified Product Owner by Scrum Alliance!”- Karolina Kurdybacha, from Poland, our past A-CSPO participant 


Evelyn Tian

Evelyn Tian, is one of the few in the global Scrum community who holds high level coaching and training qualifications. She is:

  • Scrum Alliance Certified Team Coach (CTC) and Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC)
  • Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Trainer (CST)
  • Scrum Alliance Certified Agile Leadership Educator
  • Scrum Alliance Certified Path to CSP Educator

As a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), Evelyn uses accelerated learning techniques like Training From The Back Of The Room to teach the course content in brain-friendly ways that help you maximise learning experience and information retention.

As a Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC) with over twenty years of product development experience, and solid hands-on experience as the head agile coach of Ericsson, Evelyn brings in years of coaching experience to the class, which helps the session to be more beneficial and practical. 

Her training is well known as "two days of fantastic learning and great fun!"

She has track records in coaching organisations and teams with agile and Scrum transformation, and she is an internationally known conference speaker and trainer on Scrum, leadership and coaching. 

In the past decade, she has provided training and coaching support to companies in the sectors of finance, insurance, telecom, automotive, marketing, etc.

Additionally, she is an advisory board member of IEEE Software, where she has main focuses on agile, Scrum, scaling and DevOps.

Date & Time
November 7, 2022
Start - 10:30 AM
November 8, 2022
End - 6:30 PM Europe/Tallinn

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