CSPO Cert. Class (6/13/23-6/16/23)

Power Skills

Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) Certification Class

Description: In working toward creating an agile culture, it’s about finding the right path and support. One role that will be influential in your transformation is the product owner. This course provides product owners the foundational tools and knowledge to master the responsibilities of product ownership.

Learning Objectives: You’ll leave the course with in-depth, practical knowledge of the product owner’s role in agile product development using the scrum framework, including:
   • Overview of agile principles and scrum roles, artifacts, and events
   • Establishing business cases, product strategy, and product goals
   • Identifying opportunities based on feasibility, usability, and value
   • Understanding customers and users through journey and empathy maps, as well as personas
   • How to effectively interview customers to define needs
   • Applying the scientific method to product discovery and testing assumptions
   • Visualizing product roadmaps to assess collaboration needs & identify dependencies & gaps
   • Managing and prioritizing product backlogs to deliver better ROI
   • Mapping user experiences
   • Creating customer-centric purpose-driven user stories that highlight product requirements
   • Responding to challenges in scrum transitions

Who Should Attend?
   • Product managers and business analysts
   • Project managers and quality assurance staff
   • Executive, client, and management roles
   • Project and product team members
   • Anyone who works on a scrum team

The following services will be provided by Platinum:

   • 16 hours of training - four half days (online)
   • Access to course materials and resources.
   • Includes 2 year membership with Scrum Alliance.
   • Includes 2 attempts within 90 days after the student is registered with the Scrum Alliance
     (after the 2nd attempt it is $25 to retake the exam).


CSPO - Meeting Day, Date, Time
Days:              Tuesday to Friday
Dates:            6/12/2023 - 6/16/2023
Time:              01:00 PM - 05:00 PM


Speaker Bio - Steve Ostermiller


Steve Ostermiller is a trainer, coach, and mentor helping organizations evolve to maximize business value and minimize risk through lean and agile principles and practices. He facilitates Platinum Edge’s agile transformation engagements through assessment, recruiting, training, embedded coaching and mentoring.

Steve’s expertise comes from nearly 20 years of successes and failures as project manager, product manager, operations executive, scrum master, agile coach, trainer and consultant. He has become a thought leader and contributor as:
   • Co-author of Agile Project Management For Dummies, published by Wiley & Sons
   • Founder and executive director of Utah Agile - committed to increasing agility for Utah businesses, technology and people
   • Advisory board: Ensign College project mgt program
   • Agile speaker: local & regional industry conferences

Knowing that one size does not fit all, Steve takes a pragmatic approach to helping organizations optimize value delivered to their customers and minimize organizational chaos and confusion through portfolio prioritization, progress exposure, waste minimization and simplification.

   • BS, Business Management / Organizational Behavior – Brigham Young University
   • Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) – Scrum Alliance
   • ICAgile Certified Professional - Agile Coaching (ICP-ACC) & Agile Team Facilitation (ICP-ATF)
   • Certified LeSS Practitioner (CLP) – The LeSS Co.
   • Certified Scrum@Scale Practitioner (CS@SP) – Scrum@Scale
   • SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) – Scaled Agile Inc.
   • AgilityHealth Facilitator (AHF) – AgilityHealth
   • Project Management Professional (PMP) & Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) – PMI


Cancellation Policy

Registration fees, less a non-refundable $20 processing charge, are refundable if cancellation is received by noon on the date registration closes. There are no refunds thereafter.


To request a refund, send email to fred.stein@pminyc.org and provide the Order # and Event Start Date

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PDU's earned

Attendees self-report 16 PDU's:
   6 Way of Working
   8 Power Skills
   2 Business Acumen



Early Bird Pricing

(To – May 5)

Regular Pricing

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Type of category: Education Classes

Type of activity: Power Skills, Ways of Working, Strategic

Date: June 13th, 2023

Hour: 1:00PM to 5:00PM

Registration close date: June 5th, 2023 at 12:00PM

# of PDUs: 16


Members: USD$875.00

Non members and Guests: USD$925.00

Event Information

Live Virtual