What is Certified Scrum Product Owner?
The Certified Scrum Product Owner is a certificate given to the Product Owner by Scrum Alliance. Certified Scrum Product Owner plays a vital role in Scrum teams. They work in close collaboration with various stakeholders, including Scrum Master, customers and end-users of the product. As a Certified Scrum Product Owner professional, you will be responsible to create value in every sprint, do effective customer interaction, get their feedback, prioritization of the product and so on. You will also be required to work closely with the Scrum team to deliver the prioritized items in every sprint. A specialized Product Owner adds value to the Scrum team, stakeholders, product and Scrum as a whole. So, ultimately CSPO certification helps you understand the scrum fundamentals and prepares you to become a successful Product Owner.
We have been successfully conducting CSPO® certification training in Hyderabad for the last four years. According to the current scenario, the demand for Certified Scrum Product Owner® is also growing in Hyderabad, Secunderabad, Warangal, Nizamabad, Raichur, Latur etc. Various companies such as Infosys, Tata Consultancy Services, Deloitte, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Amazon, Accenture, Wipro, Oracle, Tech Mahindra, Microsoft, Genpact, IBM, Capgemini, HCL Technologies, etc are hiring Certified Scrum Product Owner’s to grow their business. Our Certified Scrum Product Owner® certification training is now also available in the online mode for the convenience of our esteemed customers.
Our two day of Certified Scrum Product Owner® Certification Live Virtual Training in Hyderabad will also cover the Product Owner’s role in detail as defined by the Scrum Guide for better understanding.
Certified Scrum Product Owner® Online Session
We offer two days of a virtual live session. The course is designed specifically for busy professionals who are passionate about building great products, working with stakeholders, and having an entrepreneur mindset with innovative ideas to solve problems. Our online live CSPO® program would be an enriching experience to ensure that you have a knowledge and understanding of agile product management, product creation and distribution from the product owner’s eye. You will be required to have approx. 20 hours of self-study for better understanding. It is recommended that one should complete the reading of theory before the session so that they can actively participate in all the activities and conversations. For all the participants, complete content is available at eLearning.izenbridge.com. To get Certified, one must complete all assignments and attend live virtual sessions. Upon successful completion of the course, professionals will receive certification from the Scrum Alliance.
Critical Skills to succeed as Certified Scrum Product Owner –
There are various qualities and skills that one should possess to be a successful Certified Scrum Product Owner and some of them are given as follows:
- Clear and transparent communication.
- Ability to take right decisions and implement them.
- Commitment to the project, vision, team and the organization.
- Stick to deadlines and agreed value items.
- Prioritization, estimation, facilitation and collaboration skills.
- Conflict resolution, Subject matter expertise, vision for the product.
Roles and Responsibilities of Product Owner-
The roles and responsibilities of a Product Owner in a Scrum team are as follows:
- Responsible for creating value at the end of every sprint.
- Owns and prioritize the product backlog.
- Communicates priorities to the team.
- Collaboration and feedback from customers, other stakeholders, Scrum team.
- Participate in sprint, backlog meetings, ceremonies with Scrum Master.
- Assist Scrum Master in ensuring Scrum values and principles.
- Ensures stakeholder’s satisfaction.
- Creates and validates definition of done.
- Get timely feedback from end users.
Benefits of a Certified Scrum Product Owner certification:
The Certified Scrum Product Owner can benefit the individual as well as organization in the following ways i.e you will get chance to:
- Learn the Scrum fundamentals
- Understand the scope of the product owner’s role.
- Demonstrate your understanding of Scrum philosophy and Agile Mindset.
- Adopt Agile practices which opens new career opportunities.
- Engage with Scrum experts from around the globe.
- Continuous learning and improvement as professionals.
- Understand the core Scrum as defined in Scrum Guide.
Upcoming Virtual Trainings
Who should do CSPO Certification?
Hyderabad is also commonly known as the “Cyberabad”. There are various US-based companies that have established their operations in Hyderabad. Hence, CSPO certification is highly in demand over here too. Certified Scrum Product Owner® certification training in Hyderabad is recommended for:
- Business Analyst/Senior Business Analyst
- Quality Assurance professional
- Product Manager/Product Owner
- Product owners/Existing scrum professional
- Scrum Enthusiast
- Software Developers/Software Resters
- Manager and Architects – Software development
- Team leads interested in learning Scrum
What is the Certification process for CSPO® Workshop?
The Certified Scrum Product Owner® virtual program will be delivered via a webinar platform (Zoom). Once you enrol, you will receive an email with Certified Scrum Product Owner® online session details.
- Attend all the live sessions.
- Go through the lesson insights from e-learning portal.
- Submit all the assignments
- Give feedback about the course.
- Claim your certificate.
Your CSPO® certification will be received via email. On successful completion of this Certified Scrum Product Owner® training process, you will be awarded the designation of Certified Scrum Product Owner® (CSPO®) by Scrum Alliance.
What will you get in our CSPO Class?
There are several industry-friendly practices and environments created in and around Hyderabad that are making many companies to stay here for a long time. The largest incubation centre for start-ups in Hyderabad – T hub is also very famous, as here people walk in with an idea and walk out with a product or a solution promoting entrepreneurship. The government is also putting efforts to make Hyderabad the next Silicon Valley. Most of the Hyderabad companies are hiring CSPO’s as they help in improving a product value by increasing the speed of delivery of product features, leading the Scrum teams and coordinating with the Stakeholders. In our CSPO training, you will get the following:
- CSPO® Online Training with 100% success rate
- Training by an elite panel of Certified Scrum Trainers (CSTs)
- You will earn 16 PDUs and 30 SEUs.
- 100% Assured Scrum Alliance certification
- 2-year membership with Scrum Alliance
- Continuous learning and support to advance your Scrum understanding
- Full money back, if you don’t like or unable to attend the class
Product Owner Career Path
Why Certified Scrum Product Owner® certification with iZenBridge?
iZenBridge is your reliable partner for professional training and certification. Our training and certificates will always add a feather in your cap. Since 2012, we have trained thousands of professionals and companies across different countries. We believe in going beyond traditional presentations by sharing our broad and diverse expertise in implementation. You will receive pre-reading study material immediately after registering for the course. It is recommended that one should complete the reading of theory before the Certified Scrum Product Owner® online session so that they can actively participate in all the activities and conversations. Our CSPO® session is a value for money Scrum Workshop. Everything you learn, you can apply to your job as a Product Owner. We have an expert team of Agile coaches who will help you design a career path of your choice inside Agile and Scrum, help you grow faster in your career and also guide you perfectly throughout the journey.
- Trained 5000+ professionals worldwide
- Facilitated 100+ virtual sessions
- Mentored professionals across 30+ countries
- Experience the practical Scrum Workshop
- Real-world support and grooming
- Complete career path guidance in Scrum and Agile
- 100+ videos on our YouTube channel
- 40,000+ subscribers are getting the benefit
- 500+ enrollments every month
- Full money back, if you don’t like or unable to attend the class
Certified Scrum Product Owner® Online Live Certification Course in Hyderabad
Hyderabad is home to an Information Technology (IT) industry and a thriving startup culture. Hyderabad’s IT sector is growing with the time because of the availability of proper infrastructure, skilled manpower, various technical education institutions, and a proactive local government. Hyderabad is also well known for its tourist destinations. There are many places to see in the city such as Charminar, Falaknuma Palace, Qutub Shahi Tombs, Golkonda fort, etc. Hyderabad is also famous for it’s popular cuisine that is “Biryani”. Indeed, various Startups in Hyderabad like Frissbi, SwoopTalent, Investopresto, Giveaway.ly, Labyrinth.io, Carsplus, InCights Mobile Solutions, Shipmile, Banyan Nation, Zero Meetings, Kaddy, Risk Edge Solutions, Sollet Soft Solutions, DataCurve, Servesy DotCom, and so on have also started gradually scaling up. Global multinationals such as Deloitte, Accenture, TCS, Capgemini, Novartis, Amazon, Microsoft, HCL Technologies, General Electric, Xilinx, WellsFargo, Genpact, Headstrong, ADP, Google, Oracle, Cybage, Citrix Systems, Bank of America, Thomson Reuters, DE Shaw, Salesforce, Dell, CommVault, CA Technologies, Qualcomm, Cognizant, CGI and so on, all have centres herein Hyderabad.
Exam & certification
Q. Which training do you conduct in Hyderabad?
A. Hyderabad is a hub for IT professionals. Keeping in mind your certification needs, we organize regular batches of CSM, CSPO, SAFe Agilist, Agile Coaching and Kanban. CSPO is among popular certificates for Product Owners, so we conduct regular CSPO batches in Hyderabad.
Q.What is Product Owner Certification?
A. Certified Scrum Product Owner or CSPO is a popular Scrum Alliance Certification that defines the role of Product Owner in Scrum. The workshop is led by a CST and covers PO roles in depth. This is good for both beginners as well as experienced Product Owners.
Q. How much do Product Owners make?
A. Product Owner’s median salary in India is around 18 Lakhs per annum at the experience level of 5+ years. As per Glassdoor and Linkedin Salary data, Bangalore, Hyderabad have better salaries to offer to Product Owners as compared to Delhi. Companies which pay great salaries to Product Owners are IBM, Sapient, Wipro and Bank of America. This is based on 1000+ salary information shared on Glassdoor and Linkedin Salary insights data.
Q. Which Product Owner certification is best?
A. Here is a brief of the certificates
|Certificate name||Certification body||Key Features|
|Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO)||PScrum.org||
|Certified Scrum Product Owner||Scrum Alliance||
|Professional Business Analyst By PMI (PBA)||Project Management Institute||
|SAFe POPM||Scaled Agile Academy||
|Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)||IIBA||
Q. What is the role of a Product Owner?
A. Product Owner represents the business side of a project. He is the one responsible for Product vision and delivery. He would interact with various stakeholders to take the product forward and create value for the customer. He would own, maintain and prioritize the product roadmap and coordinate various Scrum ceremonies.
Q. Can a Product Owner become an Agile Coach?
A. If you have gained an experience of working as a Product Owner, you can be really effective as an Agile Coach. The Product Owner role teaches you to collaborate with various stakeholders. It also improves your facilitation skills. Overall, you understand the product vision and how the scrum team works. Product owners are also great at conflict resolutions which makes them a perfect candidate for Agile coaching.
Q. Can I become a Product Owner in Hyderabad?
A. It’s a transformational role for a Project Manager to become a Product Owner. It’s not a straightforward transition. A Project Manager will have to go through a learning curve in order to become successful as Product Owner. In a PO role, you do not have powers to direct people. It’s more of a communication and other soft skills that matters. You need to develop a servant leader mindset. Here is your quick checklist to get started –
- Drop the command and control mindset, try to coordinate, cooperate and communicate, everyone in the Scrum team has a servant leader’s mind.
- Take the team together to deliver value.
- Interact with various stakeholders and take a stand for product value.
Q.Can the Product Owner and the Scrum Master be the same person?
A. Product owner and Scrum Masters are critical roles for a Scrum team. For the interest of the team, it’s important that two separate people play this role. Product Owner has a distinct responsibility of managing the product delivery, whereas Scrum Master keeps the team motivated. A single person will not be able to justify both the roles.
Q. Business Analyst different from a Product Owner?
A. Business Analyst plays a similar role in a traditional waterfall project. Here is a quick snapshot of both the roles
|Product Owner||Business Analyst|
|Product Owner maintains the product backlog.||A Business Analyst will gather the requirements for the product.|
|Product Owner follows incremental product development||A Business Analyst will not necessarily follow an incremental process.|
|Product Owner will take customer feedback and ensure that the product is matching with the customer’s expectations||A Business Analyst’s role is limited to requirement gathering only.|
|Both Product Owner and Scrum Master have a similar role to take a product to success. A Product Owner is much more proactive and involved in product delivery, feedback, customer interaction etc.|
Q. What are the popular Agile Certifications?
A. Popular Agile Certifications are:
|Certifications||Who is it for?|
|Certified Scrum Master®||
|Certified Scrum Product Owner®||
|PMI – ACP||
Q. Who is the owner of product backlog?
A. The product backlog is owned by the Scrum Product Owner. He has the primary responsibility of maintaining, developing, prioritizing the product backlog items.
Q. What is the Certification process for CSPO?
A. Here is the brief process of Certification for CSPO –
- Attend 2 days CSPO Certification Workshop by Scrum Alliance
- Complete in class assignments as given by CST
- CST submits your data to Scrum Alliance after the in-class assessment
- Scrum Alliance will release your certification with 2 years validity
Q. Is there any Exam for CSPO?
A. No, CSPO certification is provided based on the participation. Your trainer will decide based on your performance of in-class assessments. Scrum Alliance may introduce an exam in future.
Q. What is the difference between CSPO and PSPO?
A. CSPO and PSPO both are reputed certificates for Product Owners. If you are in a Product Owner role, then both certifications can add great value to your career. Consider following facts before choosing any of the certificate-
|Parameters of Comparison||CSPO||PSPO|
|Certification process||Participation based||Online exam|
|Defined Syllabus||Yes, Scrum Product Owner objectives 2020||Yes|
|Validity||2 years, can be renewed||Lifetime validity|
|Community support||Comprehensive (Offline Scrum User groups and meetups)||Limited (Mostly online)|
|Branding||Globally Accepted||Globally Accepted|
|Recommended For||Product Owners working in Scrum||Product Owners working in Scrum|
Q. Are there any pre-requisites for CSPO Certifications?
A. No, Any professional with experience of Scrum or even a beginner can go for a CSPO certification. There is no defined eligibility Criteria. Ideally, someone with experience of working in a Scrum team should do this certification.
Q. How do I renew my CSPO Certification?
A. You need to earn 20 Scrum Education Units in 2 years to keep your certification active. Once you have completed this requirement you can login to the Scrum Alliance community portal and renew your certification by paying USD 100. The Certification is renewed for two years minimum.
Q. How many PDUs Do I get by doing CSPO Certification in Hyderabad with iZenBridge?
A. In general, a 16 hours training will offer you 16 PDUs. iZenBridge has designed a package with online content which can offer you upto 30 PDUs for PMI Course renewal.
Q. How do I get membership of Scrum Alliance?
A. Once you have completed your CSPO training, the trainer will submit your data to Scrum Alliance, which in turn will send you details of your community portal login. You can create an account using the same email address.
Q. How do I make the best use of the Scrum Alliance community portal?
A. As a Certified Scrum Product Owner, you are expected to actively participate in various community events. By being active, you can earn Scrum Education Units, people will recognize you as a go to person for queries related to Product Owner roles.
Q. How do I enrol for the CSPO Certification in Hyderabad?
A. You can enrol by paying on iZenBridge website. Once you have made the payment, You will receive an automatic confirmation email with details of the class and our online program on Scrum.
Q. How do I pay for CSPO Hyderabad course?
A. You can make an online payment to confirm your enrolment. Just click on the book now button and you will be taken to the payment gateway. We have a number of payment options
- Credit card (Visa & Mastercard)
- Debit Card
Q. Can I Cancel my enrolment? What is the process?
A. Yes, You can cancel or postpone your enrolment. You need to intimate us a week in advance so that we can adjust your enrolment in future batches or process your refund as desired by you.
Meet Our Trainers
Sekhar’s journey to transform the world of work, so that everyone enjoy coming to work everyday. He is an Enterprise Transformation Coach has over 18+ years primarily focused on building great teams that build great organizations, inculcating agile ways of working, lean thinking, promoting innovation and help leadership transitioning through change that enables business agility.
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Madhavi is a transformational enthusiast with a technology background. She has an end-to-end development experience with MS technologies. She has a keen interest in delivering customized workshops that include User Story, Product Owner, Scrum Master, Design Thinking, Release Planning & Portfolio workshops. She is passionate about building teams that are focused on the outcome instead of output. She also works with leadership & teams to guide them through transformation.
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