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SUTD : Certified Scrum Product Owner® (CSPO) – [SSG Funding]

Embark on a transformative journey with our CSPO® course, meticulously crafted to empower you as a proficient Product Owner within the Scrum framework. Immerse yourself in an experiential learning adventure that swiftly equips you with the necessary tools and skills for success.

This hands-on CSPO® experience seamlessly weaves together theory and practical applications, allowing you to delve into real-world case studies and solutions tailored to your role. Gain invaluable insights that would typically take years to accumulate, positioning yourself as an adept professional in Agile product ownership.

As the demand for CSPO professionals skyrockets in today’s corporate landscape, seize the opportunity to be strategically positioned for success. Fortune 500 companies actively seek individuals with CSPO certification, recognizing the pivotal role they play in driving successful product development within Agile environments. Secure your future in the dynamic world of Agile product ownership by enrolling in our course today.

This course is offered in partnership with SUTD with subsidy up to 90%.

15+ Years of Experience

Up to 90% Subsidy

10000+ Professionals

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Course Overview

Embark on a lifelong journey of Agile transformation and unlock the power of Scrum with our Certified Scrum Product Owner® (CSPO) course. This immersive two-day training program, led by highly sought-after International Certified Scrum Trainers, promises a dynamic and engaging learning experience, equipping you with comprehensive knowledge and practical skills in both Scrum theory and practice.

Our CSPO course boasts a robust curriculum featuring interactive scenarios, in-depth case study discussions, mini-project simulations, role plays, quizzes, and engaging games. Through these hands-on activities, delve into real-world challenges and acquire practical skills applicable as a Product Owner.

Obtaining the prestigious Scrum Product Owner Certification serves as compelling evidence of your knowledge and competency in leading Agile teams. It validates your ability to drive successful product development, navigate evolving requirements, and maximize customer value. Join us for our comprehensive CSPO course and empower yourself to unlock the full potential of Agile project management.

SUTD

The Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) is a distinctive institution that focuses on integrating design and technology education. The university places a strong emphasis on innovation, entrepreneurship, and hands-on learning experiences. With a commitment to producing well-rounded graduates who can address real-world challenges, SUTD stands at the forefront of cutting-edge research and education in design, engineering, and technology.

 

Learners who have completed the Certified Scrum Master and Certified Scrum Product Owner will be awarded the SUTD Professional Certificate in Agile Project & Product Management. (Sample Certificate)

FAQ

Q1: How can I obtain the Professional Certificate in Agile Project & Product Management?

To obtain the Professional Certificate in Agile Project & Product Management, register and complete the mandatory Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) courses provided by SUTD. After obtaining both certifications from Scrum Alliance, email SUTD, attaching your CSM and CSPO certifications, along with the Certificate of Completion issued by SUTD. Following verification, SUTD will award you with the Professional Certificate in Agile Project & Product Management.

Q2: If I possess one certification from Scrum Alliance, can I attend the other course to obtain the Professional Certificate?

SUTD allows participants to take either the Certified ScrumMaster or Certified Scrum Product Owner course to qualify for the Professional Certificate. Email SUTD your two Scrum Alliance certifications along with the Certificate of Completion issued by SUTD. Upon verification, SUTD will award you the Professional Certificate in Agile Project & Product Management.

Q3: If I have both the CSM and CSPO certifications from Scrum Alliance, how do I obtain the Professional Certificate issued by SUTD?

To receive the Professional Certificate issued by SUTD, participants would need to take either CSM or CSPO offered by SUTD. You need to email SUTD your two Scrum Alliance certifications along with the Certificate of Completion issued by SUTD. Upon verification, SUTD will award you the Professional Certificate in Agile Project & Product Management.

Q4: How do I register for the course?

To register for the course, click the “Enroll Now” button located on the right side of this page. This will redirect you to the SUTD course registration page. Select the intake dates and click the “Sign Up Now” button. Complete all required information on the registration page and click the “Submit” button. Once your registration is received, SUTD staff will promptly follow up to verify your personal information and provide you with an invoice for payment.

Up to 90% Subsidy

10 Reasons to Register for this course
  1. Sam Bowtell, the visionary founder of Grow Your Agility Pty Ltd, brings over 32 years of diverse roles in Agile, including Scrum Master, Product Owner, and Program Lead. As a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST®), he is well-known for infusing energy, care, and fun into his coaching, contributing significantly to organizational success.
  2. SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) offers substantial funding, covering 70%-90% of the course fee for Singapore citizens, Permanent Residents, and SMEs. This results in a subsidized course fee ranging from $254.00 to $654.00, making it accessible to eligible individuals and entities.
  3. Delivered in collaboration with SUTD Academy, our program integrates design and technology education, emphasizing innovation, entrepreneurship, and hands-on learning experiences. SUTD’s commitment to producing well-rounded graduates positions participants at the forefront of cutting-edge research and education in design, engineering, and technology.
  4. Learners consistently praise Sam Bowtell’s training, deeming it a worthwhile investment of time and money. Almost all participants express a strong inclination to recommend the course to friends or colleagues, underscoring the high satisfaction levels.
  5. This course prioritizes real-world scenario-based learning, guiding participants from Agile basics to addressing complexities in large projects. Practical insights cover product backlog refinement, Scrum anti-patterns, collaboration strategies, release models, minimum viable products, and project risk management. The curriculum ensures a hands-on experience, covering Agile methods for estimation, planning, adapting to changing requirements, and strategies for project delays.
  6. Successful completion of the Certified Scrum Master and Certified Scrum Product Owner courses awards participants the SUTD Professional Certificate in Agile Project & Product Management. This comprehensive certificate, issued by a reputable local university, attests to proficiency in Agile practices, ensuring broad recognition.
  7. Earn 14 PDUs towards PMP/PMI Agile, with this course providing 14 contact hours of training. Submission to PMI for PDU credit is applicable for PMP certification, and it contributes to the training requirement for PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP) certification.
  8. Post-course support is a cornerstone of our commitment to your success. Beyond completion, participants access ongoing support, resources, forums, and updates, fostering a continuous learning journey and a supportive community in the evolving Agile landscape.
  9. The program integrates hands-on workshops, interactive sessions, and comprehensive coverage of Agile practices. This practical approach enhances immediate applicability, covering aspects from product backlog refinement to release models, ensuring a holistic understanding of Agile methodologies.
  10. Joining this course extends beyond knowledge acquisition, offering networking opportunities with like-minded professionals. Engage in a vibrant Agile community, fostering valuable connections and enabling the sharing of experiences, insights, and best practices.

Curriculum

Learning Objectives

Topics Covered:

  • Analyze market trends and digital disruptors to identify opportunities and align products with market needs.
  • Collaborate to generate creative ideas, recognizing customer segments and their needs.
  • Develop business models and incubation plans, aligning products with market conditions.
Day 1

Topics Covered:

  • Reasons for organizations to adopt Agile practices
  • Fundamental concepts of being and doing Agile
  • Agile game for hands-on experience of how agile works
  • Origins of the Scrum framework and a Scrum case study
  • Roles within a Scrum team and collaboration between the roles
  • Impact of technical debt on Scrum implementation
  • Exploration of roles beyond the Scrum team (project managers, line managers)
  • Addressing organizational impediments with case studies of Agile organizations
Day 2

Topics Covered:

  • Checking in and connecting with the Scrum team
  • Managing and refining the product backlog
  • Techniques for writing user stories and estimating effort
  • Introduction to working in Sprints and the reasons behind it
  • The Definition of Done
  • Practice exam
  • Introduction to Scrum events with a fun practical simulation to experience the Sprint planning, Sprint reviews, and Sprint retrospectives
  • Daily Scrum role play to understand good practices

Upcoming Schedule

Please Note:

  • This course is offered with partnership with the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD).
  • All registrations and payments for the short courses will be processed through the SUTD Short Courses Portal.
  • Participants in this virtual class conducted via Zoom are expected to have their internet-enabled computing devices (such as laptops or tablets) with power chargers readily available to access and download course materials. No physical copies of the course materials will be distributed.

Trainers

Sam Bowtell

Certified Scrum Trainer(CST) Energy, Caring, and Fun. Sam brings these to every aspect of his work and life as a Leader, Coach, Trainer, and Facilitator. Sam works for the Commonwealth Bank in Australia, and in his current role, he runs the Bank’s Agility Practice, leading the Bank’s team of Agile coaches and helps people adopt better ways of working and leading. Sam is a Certified Scrum Trainer(CST) from Scrum Alliance. He completed his MBA from Macquarie Business School and BEng (Hons) in Electronic & Electrical Engineering from the University of Nottingham. Sam, with over 32+ years of experience, has played many roles in the teams such as Scrum Master, Product Owner, Practice Lead, Training Lead, Program Lead, and Sales Lead. SUMMARY

  • Global Head of Agile Practice: Agile Practice and Chief Product Owner for Agility across the whole of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia for 8,000 staff working in Scrum and Kanban.
  • Agile Practice Lead Wealth Management: Agile Practice lead and Product Owner for the Wealth Management business unit Agile Practice.
  • Program Lead Scaled Agile project: Program Lead for Customer Engagement Engine scaled Agile project with 8 Scrum teams.
  • Agile Coach Regulatory Project: Agile Coach for the Financial Claims Scheme regulatory project.
  • Scrum Master Finance Project: Scrum Master on the Simple and Easy Procurement Program which delivered a benefits profile of $250M.
  • Program Lead OCM capability: Program lead for Change Capability Program which created the CBA methodology for OCM based on Prosci/ADKAR.
  • Program Lead Infrastructure: Led the Workplace Technologies Improvement Program as Program Lead.
  • Executive Portfolio Manager: Responsible for the successful delivery of Enterprise Services Service Support (ESSS) programs and projects for Wealth Management
  • IT (WMIT) and Group  Governance IT (GGIT).
TOP 5 STRENGTHS OF SAM
  1. Arranger – He loves initiating and managing change
  2. Communication – He loves stories and storytelling
  3. Developer – He loves to see potential and progress in people
  4. Positivity – He loves to live life to its fullest
  5. Relator – He loves close caring mutual relationships

Grant Eligibility

This course is offered in partnership with the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD).

Enhanced Subsidy - Singapore Citizens ≥ 40 years Singapore Citizen Aged below 40 and All PRs ETSS : SME - Sponsored employees
Course Fees $2000.00 $2000.00 $2000.00
Funding 90% 70% 90%
Nett Fees $200.00 $600.00 $200.00
GST $54.00 $54.00 $54.00
Nett Fees + GST $254.00 $654.00 $254.00

Please Note:

  • Our classes are all live online classes that are conducted virtually
  • Participants in this virtual class conducted via Zoom are expected to have their internet-enabled computing devices (such as laptops or tablets) with power chargers readily available to access and download course materials. No physical copies of the course materials will be distributed.

What's Included

  • A copy of The Scrum Guide
  • A full set of course material
  • Complimentary 2-years Scrum Alliance Membership
  • CSM exam fee and one more free attempt

Prerequisites

Who Should Attend?

  • A copy of The Scrum Guide
  • A full set of course material
  • Complimentary 2-years Scrum Alliance Membership
  • CSM exam fee and one more free attempt

Certification Process

Register from a REP Institute

AgileAsia and get in-person coaching by Certified Scrum Trainers®

Login with Scrum Alliance credentials

After the successful completion of the course, Scrum Alliance will send you the credentials. Login with them and create your own.

Use those credentials to take the exam

Answer at least 37 correctly out of 50 questions with-in a 60 minute time frame

CSM License Agreement

Once you pass the exam you will be asked to accept the CSM License Agreement which is valid for 2-years

Congratulations. You are a Certified ScrumMaster!
Maintain your CSM certification by renewing for every 2-years

Why Most Corporate Prefer Us?

At AgileAsia, we pride ourselves on being the go-to destination for all your corporate training needs. Discover why countless businesses choose us as their preferred training provider:

$122k
Certified scrum Master Bags/ Average per Annum
85%
Of the professionals get a job after cSM
97%
of companies now use Agile development methods
Comprehensive Training Solutions

As a leading training provider in Singapore, we offer diverse professional certification courses, ensuring we can meet all your training requirements under one roof. We specialize in bridging the knowledge gap and equipping your workforce with the skills needed to thrive in today’s competitive world.

Trusted by 50+ Corporates

As a leading training provider in Singapore, we offer diverse professional certification courses, ensuring we can meet all your training requirements under one roof. We specialize in bridging the knowledge gap and equipping your workforce with the skills needed to thrive in today’s competitive world.

Expertise in Consulting and Coaching

As a leading training provider in Singapore, we offer diverse professional certification courses, ensuring we can meet all your training requirements under one roof. We specialize in bridging the knowledge gap and equipping your workforce with the skills needed to thrive in today’s competitive world.

Highly Qualified Instructors

As a leading training provider in Singapore, we offer diverse professional certification courses, ensuring we can meet all your training requirements under one roof. We specialize in bridging the knowledge gap and equipping your workforce with the skills needed to thrive in today’s competitive world.

Customized Solutions

As a leading training provider in Singapore, we offer diverse professional certification courses, ensuring we can meet all your training requirements under one roof. We specialize in bridging the knowledge gap and equipping your workforce with the skills needed to thrive in today’s competitive world.

Testimonials

Eugene Lee

Project Manager


Never have I attended such an engaging course and it makes my journey of Agile and Scrum journey much more fun and fulfilling. Trainer Stuart Mitchell has definitely take up the standard of teaching and coaching up many notches. Very insightful views from vast working experiences that Stu has. Highly recommended!

Edwin Anuruddha Chow

Event Manager


Dennis and team are just simply great to work with. They are prompt with their replies and clear with their instructions to ensure that learners get the best experience and learning journey with them. That's why I had chosen to go back to them for my CSPO course after taking my CSM course with them. I am looking forward to the post course gatherings and informal trainings which I heard they they organize after Covid.

Quah Kai Li

Senior Auditor


The class was conducted in the best way possible (online zoom classes)! Stu is really passionate and shares many tips on facilitation. Highly recommend to anyone!

Shibil Poulose

Senior Director at VISA Singapore


Thanks for the CSM course, I found it a rewarding experience. The course was well set out, easy to understand, and had an amazing trainer and coach (Stuart). It wasn’t just about certification, but also gave insights to a lot of engagement techniques and real world experiences. I would highly recommend this course.

Renganayaki Ramasamy

Junior Product Associate


The CSPO course that I took recently from Agile Asia was excellent. The instructor Mr.Sam had made us understand the responsibility of a PO very easily, with good hands-on practices and Q&A sessions after each topic. I would recommend this course for anyone, who would like to acquire Agile skills in a short period.

Abby Zhijun Wu

Software Engineers


Absolutely wonderful course - The 2-day program was concise yet informative, also very engaging. Highly recommend anyone looking to do Certified Scrum Master to go with Agile Asia. The payment was also fuss-free, and if you are Singaporean, Skillsfuture credits were easily utilized

Lydiawati

Junior Product Associate


Excellent course. The trainer was very interactive and provided very useful examples and facilitation techniques that are relatable in the working world. It was a good and enriching experience engaging with the trainer and other team members via the different platforms used throughout the course.

Terry Ng

Software Engineers


The program was concise and practical. I get to walk through the entire scrum process. Stu guided the team into role-playing for experiential learning! Much enjoyed! Word of caution: High energy and focus required throughout the course.

Ajay Kumar Venkatasubramanian

Junior Product Associate


One of the best providers in the agile training space. The facilitators Stu and Sam have been there are done Scrum in large organizations and bring a wealth of knowledge. They convey concepts so well during classes that even people without a prior background can assimilate the knowledge easily.

Herman Shah

Software Engineers


Attended CSM course by Stu Mitchell. Really enjoyed his lesson. Taught us how to be a good ScrumMaster. The techniques and case studies and engagement by the trainer, really showed the role is key in the scrum team. Definitely recommend.

Poh Sing Low

Software Engineers


This is an excellent training program conducted by a highly professional, knowledgeable and practicing trainer supported by a very motivated team. Stu Mitchell demonstrated in the real-life example of how to facilitate a Scrum team as a Scrum Master. His role plays often depict the real-life example

S. Davidson

Executive Director, JP Morgan (October 2017)


Thanks again for the course, I found it excellent and connected directly to all the challenges we talked through (especially as I am in large scale scrum delivery, plugging into multiple waterfall teams/cultures - not easy!).

R. Roach

CSM Trainer (TCS)


As a course participant you will definitely learn how to implement Scrum, but more importantly, exposure to Stuart’s passion will give you both critical insights into the underlying, non obvious, issues and tools and techniques you can use to immediately increase the odds that your orgnanization’s

A. Nath

Trainer (Oracle)


I cleared my Scrum Master certification examination with 100% mark. I am so grateful for your efforts! Stuart is an incredible trainer. I will highly recommend you to my friends and colleagues

C.Popescu

Senior Scientist at Oracle


I had some agile experience going into the training, and it was very helpful to learn what I do well. More importantly, I learned what I don’t do well and how to change that.

FAQ

CSPO Training: Who should take this CSPO course?

Anyone interested in learning more about the product owner role can take this course. But the course is ideal for:

  • Project Managers
  • Product Managers
  • Software Developers
  • Software Testers
  • Product Owners
  • Scrum team members
  • Business Analysts
CSPO Training: Who offers the CSPO certification?

Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) is a designation offered by Scrum Alliance to those who have successfully completed a 2-day CSPO course and demonstrate your expertise and skills in Scrum.

CSPO Training: What is the CSPO exam format?

There is no exam as such to get the CSPO certification.

CSPO Training: How long does it take to complete the CSPO training?

The Certified Scrum Product Owner course takes 2-days’ to complete which include both theoretical and practical sessions.

CSPO Training: Is online/virtual CSPO training available?

Scrum Alliance has encouraged Training Providers to conduct classes virtually and has to meet the highest level of quality and rich learning experience guidelines. We are delighted that our live interactive virtual courses are considered as top 1% in the world.

CSPO Training: What are the prerequisites for taking a CSPO course?

There are no prerequisites to take the Certified Scrum Product Owner training. But, it is recommended to study the Scrum guide and Agile manifesto as it will help you in understanding the concepts discussed in the training faster.

CSPO Certification: What is the average salary of a Certified Scrum Product Owner?

According to PayScale, the average salary of a Certified Scrum Product Owner is $103k and the range may vary depending on one’s experience, skill, knowledge, educational background, company, location, etc.

CSPO Certification: How to maintain the CSPO certification?

To maintain the Certified Scrum Product Owner certification, you need to submit 16 SEUs and pay $100 every 2 years.

CSPO Certification: How long does the certification is valid?

CSPO certification is valid only for 2 years and needs to be renewed after that.

CSPO Certification: Why should you take CSPO certification?

One of the most crucial roles of any Scrum team is the Product Owner. It is a challenging role that requires the Product Owner to make important business decisions about the product. Hence, the demand for CSPO professionals continues to increase and Fortune 500 companies like Accenture, HP, SAP, Dell, Amdocs, Cisco, etc are continually hiring CSPO professionals.

PDUs and SEUs: How many PDUs and SEUs will I get by attending the CSPO course?

On successful completion of the CSPO training, you will receive 14 PDUs and 16 SEUs.

PDUs and SEUs: Where are PDUs and SEUs applicable?

PDUs and SEUs demonstrate your contribution to the Agile environment by providing credits for any professional achievement that you make in your career. Individuals who hold a credential from Scrum Alliance require to earn a certain number of SEUs for every 2 years to get certified. Similarly, an individual who holds a certification from PMI except the CAPM® needs to earn a certain number of PDUs for every 3 years.

PDUs and SEUs: What are PDUs and SEUs?

PDUs (Professional Development Units) and SEUs (Scrum Educational Units) are the credits offered by the Project Management Institute and Scrum Alliance, respectively. Successful completion of educational training or learning opportunities, which serve to validate your participation and continued proficiency, helps you earn these PDUs and SEUs.

UTAP: What is UTAP?

UTAP is a training benefit for NTUC members to defray their cost of training. This benefit is to encourage more NTUC members to go for skills upgrading. NTUC members enjoy 50% *unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP. NTUC members aged 40 and above can enjoy higher funding support up to $500 per individual each year, capped at 50% of unfunded course fees, for courses attended between 1 July 2020 to 31 December 2022.

Please visit NTUC UTAP website for more information and application.

UTAP: Note

Unfunded course fee refers to the balance course fee payable after applicable government subsidy. This excludes material fees, registration fees, misc. fees etc.

GST is also supported by UTAP!

UTAP: Who can apply?

All NTUC members can apply for UTAP. However, the following criteria must be met to be eligible for UTAP:

  • Paid-up NTUC membership before course commenced, throughout whole course duration and at the point of claim
  • Course by training provider must be supported under UTAP, and training must commence within the supported period
  • Course must not be fully funded through company sponsorship or other types of funding
  • You must achieve a minimum of 75% attendance for each application and sat for all prescribed examination(s), if any
  • UTAP application must be submitted within 6 months after course completion
UTAP: NTUC Membership Status check

You may check your NTUC membership status by calling our hotline at 6213 8008 and select the following options:

  • Press 1 for member
  • Provide your NRIC number
  • Press 1 again to check your membership status
UTAP: UTAP Application

Step 1: Click on ‘Search Course under the “Skills Upgrade Available” tab to find out if the course and training provider is supported under UTAP.

Step 2: Register for course with training provider and attend training. For course information and enrolment, please visit AgileAsia website.

Step 3: Login to the U Portal account to submit the UTAP application. NTUC Members should apply for their UTAP claim within 6 months after course ends. Late applications will be rejected.*

For more information, please refer to UTAP Step-by-Step Guide

UTAP: Useful Information
  • To support your UTAP claim, you may be requested to submit a copy of your course certificate/tax invoice/statement of attendance via e-mail. Please ensure that you kept a copy of your supporting documents for audit checks when necessary.
  • Before applying for UTAP, please ensure your training commences within the supported period. Application of UTAP on training that starts after the expiry date will be rejected.
  • Only Ordinary Branch (OB), General Branch (GB) and OB/UCLUB members who are paying $117/year will be eligible.
UTAP: Further enquiries

Please contact NTUC through the following channels:

  1. Live Chat
  2. Online FAQ or Click here to write to us
  3. UTAP FAQ (version Nov 2020)
  4. Membership Hotline: 6213 8008
  5. (Monday – Friday 9.00am to 5.30pm and Saturday 9.00am to 12.30pm)

Next Intake:

July 30, 2024 - July 31, 2024
Course Duration:2 Days (Virtual)

You will be directed to SUTD website to register

$254.00 - $654.00

(Include GST)

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