Professional Scrum Product Owner - Advanced


2 Days

Prerequisite Classes






1295 CHF

class Overview

Mastering the Product Owner Stances

Professional Scrum Product Owner™ – Advanced (PSPO-A) is a hands-on, activity-based course that focuses on helping experienced Product Owners and Product Managers expand their ability to establish a vision, validate their hypotheses, and ultimately deliver more value to their stakeholders. The course goes beyond the topics explored in the Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO) class by deepening the attendee’s understanding of the role through the exploration of the many stances of a professional Product Owner.

Students should have at least one year of Product Owner experience and a practical knowledge of Scrum in order to participate in and benefit from these exercises. Having previously taken the PSPO class is recommended, but not required.

The course also includes a free attempt at the globally recognized Professional Scrum Product Owner II (PSPO II) certification exam.

Course Overview

In this two day class* students will gain a better understanding of what it means to deliver value and how to express that value inside and outside of their organization. Through a case study-based series of exercises, combined with instruction, students gain the entrepreneurial product leadership skills and practices critical to growing as a successful Product Owner. 

The Product Owner role is multifaceted, requiring them to engage in behaviors and adopt mindsets beyond the core of Agility and the Scrum framework. Students explore these techniques and how to pivot among them by exploring several Product Owner “stances” including:

  • The Customer Representative: 
    • Focus on understanding customer problems, pains and opportunities 
    • Get into the mindset of the customer, placing yourself in their world, understanding their needs
    • Deliver value by connecting product features to customer outcomes
  • The Visionary: 
    • Champion the future state, possibilities, goals and chances
    • Communicate the product vision, strategy and Product Goal
    • Understand value and pricing models
  • The Experimenter: 
    • Focus on innovation through experiments, hypotheses, tests, learnings, data and validation of value
    • Understand the Product Owner’s role in a scaled environment
  • The Decision Maker: 
    • Focus on making better decisions
    • Navigate conflicting customer feedback
  • The Collaborator: 
    • Seek collaboration with stakeholders and the Scrum Team
    • Work beyond the Scrum Team including contracts, finance, budgeting and governance in an agile way
  • The Influencer: 
    • Lead the stakeholders, customers and Scrum Team, to move in the right direction and to change their minds, when necessary
    • Learn how to create a stakeholder management strategy

View the different Focus Areas covered within this class and others.

*  When offered in-person, this course is generally delivered over two consecutive days. When offered as a Live Virtual Class, the course may be broken up into more, shorter days.

Course Learning Objectives

What you will get

Students are challenged to think within the Scrum Framework and the underlying values and principles to better understand what to do when returning to the workplace and facing complex decisions.

Hands-on Instruction

1 days of high-quality instruction from a Trainer and Agile expert with over 20 years’ training and consulting experience

Digital Handbooks

Course materials handbook (PDF) and Access to electronic copies of other reference documentation.

Double Exam Attempts

Password to take the PSM I assessment and 2nd Attempt is included if taken within 14 days of the course

Lifetime Certification

Recognition by the as a Professional Scrum Master after passing the exam

Who Should Attend this class?

This course is designed for Product Owners, Product Managers, and Business Analysts focusing heavily on Product Management skills, tools, techniques, and knowledge as part of their work on the Scrum Team. The course does not address the Scrum framework (much), and we assume people have a proper understanding of the Scrum framework. Participants should have at least one year of experience as a Product Owner or Product Manager, while multiple years of experience and having attended the Professional Scrum Product Owner course and passing PSPO is preferred, but not mandatory.

Other people that might benefit from the PSPO-A course include:

  • Scrum Masters / Agile Coaches
  • Company leaders

Professional Scrum Certification

All participants completing the Professional Scrum Product Owner course receive a password to take the Professional Scrum Product Owner I (PSPO I) assessment. The industry-recognized PSPO I certification requires a minimum passing score of 85%. PSPO class participants who attempt the PSPO I assessment within 14 days of receiving their free password and do not score at least 85% will be granted a second attempt at no additional cost.

Students of official Professional Scrum Product Owner classes are also entitled to a 40% discount on the PSPO II assessment once passing PSPO I.

About the trainer:

Ciprian Banică is a Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) and experienced leader, coach, business agility and digital transformation consultant. Ciprian is passionate about helping people and organisations reach their true potential.

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The price includes all course materials, the original reference guide (English), the assessment (and a free retry, according to instructions), lifetime certification from and PMI PDUs (7 for each day of class).

No. As a participant you do not need to purchase any licence.
However, you will be required to install Zoom on your device and to be able to access Mural or Miro (as mentioned in class instructions, sent before class).
If you are joining from a company device, please make sure that there are no firewalls in place that can prevent you from doing that.

A computer (a smartphone or tablet alone will not give you the best experience) equipped with a webcam, headphones, and a microphone.

A silent place where you can concentrate.

A stable internet connection.

No. As a participant you do not need to purchase any licence.
However, you will be required to install Zoom on your device and to be able to access Mural or Miro (as mentioned in class instructions, sent before class).
If you are joining from a company device, please make sure that there are no firewalls in place that can prevent you from doing that.

The assessments offered by are optional. They are taken online, in your own time, after your course is complete. You will receive full instructions and your personal assessment code form
For all our classes, participants can receive up to two assessment codes from
You will receive your certification from after passing the assessment with the required score.

The course starts at 9:00 and finishes at 17:00 each day, in the course timezone.
Small brakes are provided, as needed or requested, every hour or so and a lunch break is included (at least 45 minutes, usually one full hour).

Our classes are intentionally kept small to ensure premium experience. For our public courses that exceed 16 students we will have a second trainer or facilitator.

Please check the class details for more info. If still in doubt, please email us at and we will advise you.

An email with any required Pre-Work or preparation for classes is usually sent one week prior to the class.

Yes. Since we have limited seats in our classes, the payment should be made and received at least one week before class. Please email and we will guide you.

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