Certified Product Owner Training



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This class is also offered as a private, company-specific class. Please contact us if you would like to discuss scheduling this class for your teams.   

Do you want to be a Certified Scrum Product Owner?

Get trained by Ken Rubin, the person who wrote THE BOOK on Scrum. Ken Rubin

You know, the Amazon #1 Best Seller
Essential Scrum that you've probably seen on peoples' desks as their “go to” reference for Scrum knowledge.

Essential Scrum

The book that's available in 10 languages.

Essential Scrum English    Polish    BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE    Russian    Chinese

Simplified ChineseFrenchGermanKorean


Ken's classes closely align with the content of Essential Scrum, so the book is a great post-class complement to the hands-on class learning.



Ken's Certified Scrum Product Owner class uses graphically rich and visually appealing 3D images to communicate agile and Scrum concepts. For example, here is an image of the Scrum framework.

Scrum Framework


If you want to see the full collection of these vibrant images, you can find them at the Innolution website.



With Ken as your instructor, you get someone who is not only an expert trainer, but also someone who has been in the trenches guiding large organizations with their agile journeys.


Check out some facts about Ken

 Attribute  Number
Technical and Business People Trained  > 33,000
Companies coached (Fortune 10 to startup)  > 200
Years involved with Agile (originally the Smalltalk Community)   > 30
Year of 1st Scrum implementation (Genomica Corp)  2000
Successful Enterprise Agile Transformations Personally Lead > 10
Largest number of teams involves in an agile transformation > 1100
Largest single agile project in terms of people > 2500


Ken was also the first Managing Director of the Scrum Alliance.



sampling of the companies Ken has trained and coached

Google  Audible Fitbit  JP Morgan Chase  New York Times

John Deere CNN  Intel  Microsoft


What students are saying

I generally don't give out all high marks - the class was outstanding. Best class I have ever attended.

— Eric Sritalsti, McKesson


Extremely useful and relevant. Ken was very good at addressing questions and explaining the reasoning behind Scrum.

— Michael Reynolds, Ellucian


Ken is very knowledgeable on the subject matter with the practical experience to back it up. Well done!

— George Plowman, Rockwell Automation



Special Bonus

As a special bonus, students who attend this live virtual training get a free license to Ken's on-line video training course “Learn Scrum the Visual Way.” This class provides an end-end overview of the Scrum Framework in a visually appealing way using the images from Ken's Essential Scrum book. There are 22 video lessons (each a few minutes long) as well as quizzes to reinforce your knowledge. There is also audio versions of each lesson as well as text transcripts. And, there are PDF bonus materials for each lesson. This is an $89 value included free with your registration in Ken's Certified Scrum Product Owner class.




You will be attending a Scrum Alliance approved certification class. Two of the requirements for becoming certified are to attend and to participate. So, please make sure that you are present for all in-classroom sessions and that you are engaged in the discussions.

This class includes a two year membership with the Scrum Alliance.  



PDU and SEU Credit

This course earns 16 PMI PDUs. It also earns 16 SEUs of the 70 needed for the Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) certification. 

Additionally, if you currently hold an active CSPO certification with the Scrum Alliance, attending this course will automatically extend your existing certification for two years.




This class is a two-day live instructor-led online training.




We will use two tools during the class.

Tool Purpose Tech Requirements
Zoom Remote video meeting. We use Zoom breakout rooms for team-based exercises. Zoom App downloaded on your computer. Zoom in a browser does not support “breakout rooms,” which we will use for team exercises.
Mural Logo Collaborative shared canvas for team-based exercises. MURAL is a HTML5 web application and works best with Chrome, but also supports Edge, Firefox and Safari.



In addition to our Early Enrollment discount, we offer discounts when multiple seats are purchased at the same time. Please contact us for details.



Cancellation Policy

If you cancel or reschedule more than 7 days before the first day of the class you will receive a full refund. If you cancel or reschedule within 7 days of the first day of class, a 50% fee will be charged, and the remaining 50% can be used as a credit toward a class to be taken within 6 months from the date of the canceled class. Refunds or credits will not be issued for no shows, partial attendance or cancellations within 24 hours.




The CSPO course includes the following topics:


Agile Principles

Agile Principles

Scrum Framework

Scrum Overview

Product Backlog

Product Backlog


Focus of Product Ownership

Product Owner   

Product Owner

  Product Vision

Product Visioning

Customers and Users

Customers and Users

Product Backlog Item

Product Backlog Items

Release Planning







Who Should Attend

There are no pre-requisites for this class. You don’t need to be a Product Owner to attend this Certified Scrum Product Owner training! This class is appropriate for both software and non-software professionals.

If you are working in a company that is adopting Scrum, and you are interested in understanding the foundational agile principles and their application in a Scrum environment, you should take this class.

Traditional roles that frequently attend include:

  • Product Owners
  • Product Managers
  • Program Managers
  • Business/Requirements Analysts
  • Technical Writers
  • QA professionals
  • Operations professionals
  • Design and User Experience professionals
  • Functional (Technical) Managers
  • CMOs
  • Sales professionals
  • Risk and compliance
  • HR professionals