Certified Product Owner with Abid Quereshi

  2 days


This two‑day workshop will empower you with in‑depth knowledge of Scrum and its application to complex project problems.

You will earn the Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) designation awarded by the Scrum Alliance; the most widely recognised network of agile software development professionals in the world.

You will gain direct experience with creating, managing and prioritising business initiatives using the Scrum framework. Through direct experience and deep understanding of Scrum, you will have confidence to apply the techniques effectively in your particular project situations.

Product Owner Workshop

This course will be offered virtually over 2 full‑day sessions.

Our virtual courses offer the same expert-led, hands-on experience we've offered since 2013 — accessible from the comfort of your own home (office).

You'll join Abid and participants from around the globe in a virtual classroom where you'll utilise a collaboration tools like Zoom, Slack, Google Docs, and Mural to start mastering Scrum.

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The aim of this course is to provide you with a deep understanding of the differences between traditional business analysis and project management approaches and the approaches advocated by the authors of the Manifesto for Agile Software Development and its proponents. The course places special emphasis on working with distributed teams, software quality and technical excellence. The concepts are explored through hands-on simulations where you can test the ideas in a controlled environment.

Practice creating shared project goals and company vision

Explore company values essential for innovation

Practice stakeholder facilitation techniques

Explore customer-supplier collaboration techniques

Apply estimating, planning and project tracking techniques

Practice requirements gathering and business analysis skills

Gain insights into team motivation, agile contracts, risk management & organisational change

About the Author

Abid Quereshi

For over 22 years Abid Quereshi has helped over 50 organisations in 15 countries increase business agility. The insights he brings to the classroom are based on direct experience in developing, testing, specifying and tracking on real software projects.

Available dates

Dates coming soon

Can't make it on any of these dates?
Our team is happy to discuss other options with you.
Contact us at and mention ref: CSPO-AQ-02.
Private tuition and large-group discounts are also available. Find out more here.

Who should take this course?

You'll be learning alongside existing and potential product owners, Scrum Masters, developers, DevOps teams, Scrum teams, managers of every stripe, BAs and others who are interested in migrating their organizations to Scrum or boosting their existing Scrum efficiency.


This course requires courage, an open mind and focus. This course is for beginners as well as for experienced practitioners. Both will benefit from the simulations and first-hand experience with product development.

Course Outline

  • Myths about Scrum and their impact
  • The Scrum Framework and its origins in Complex Product Development
  • The role of the Product Owner during:
    • Sprint Planning
    • Daily Scrums
    • Sprint Reviews
    • Sprint Retrospectives
  • Creating a Shared Vision
  • User Story myth busting
  • Story Mapping
  • Other topics depending on the group may include:
    • Estimation
    • Tracking
    • Team Motivation
    • Collaborative Techniques such as Behaviour Driven Development

Certified Product Owner with Abid Quereshi
Dates coming soon