Online PSPO class on 23/24 June 2022 (Professional Scrum Product Owner)

Professional Scrum Product Owner is the cutting-edge course about organizing product ownership with Scrum in the most effective way. It explores the worldwide challenge that many Scrum implementations run into, i.e. how business people and product managers should engage in an environment of Scrum and in collaborating with a Product Owner and Scrum Teams. It is the class for awesome Product Owners and for anyone responsible for or involved in optimizing the value that products and services maintained with Scrum deliver.

Professional Scrum Product Owner is a 2-day interactive class that covers the role and accountability of a Product Owner within the organization  (as an Agile product manager) and on a Scrum Team. The class builds on the core expectation for Product Owners to maximize the value of the work done for a product, thereby serving customers, users and the organization.

Professional Scrum Product Owner is an interactive experience in which Gunther Verheyen, independent Scrum Caretaker and Scrum practitioner since 2003, collaboratively explores with you what embedding product ownership in the wider organization and being a great Product Owner for a Scrum Team entangle, thereby drawing on nearly two decades of practical experience. All materials used in the class are in line with the 2020 version of the Scrum Guide.

Course Topics

  • Agile Product Management
  • The Scrum framework
  • Managing Product Backlog
  • Releases
  • Value-driven development

Practical Information

  • Dates: 23/24 June 2022 (9-17h CET)
  • Language: English
  • Price: 1295€ + VAT (if applicable) (An discounted price of 1095 € currently applies), which includes:
    • Two attempts on the Professional Scrum Product Owner level I assessment (“PSPO I”). The total value is 2 x 200$.
    • The official course materials.
    • A signed copy of “Scrum – A Pocket Guide,” the acclaimed book by the class facilitator, Gunther Verheyen.

Your workshop facilitator

Gunther calls himself an independent Scrum Caretaker on a journey of humanizing the workplace with Scrum. He started practicing Scrum in 2003, has partnered with Ken Schwaber (co-creator of Scrum) and has worked with diverse teams and organizations. The Scrum services that he offers (training, coaching, consulting and speaking) build on these accumulated experiences. Ullizee-Inc is his business vehicle. Gunther is the author of the acclaimed book “Scrum – A Pocket Guide” and editor of the book “97 Things Every Scrum Practitioner Should Know”. Check out the reviews of Gunther on TrustPilot.

What to expect in an online setting?

Our online workshops and classes are very much case-driven with plenty of room for interaction and conversation. We keep them as low-tech as possible:

  • We will connect on Zoom and use Zoom break-out rooms for discussions in smaller teams.
  • We will use Google Jamboard in a virtual team space on Google drive.
  • The workshop facilitator might occasionally use a PowerPoint slide deck and a physical flip chart.
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Mueve tu Scrum al Centro del Campo (Seis Rasgos Esenciales del Juego)

In my paper “Moving Your Scrum Downfield” I have described the six essential traits of the game of Scrum. They are the traits to make Scrum work, and underly the rules of the game.

Francisco López, aka Paco Cacheda, has kindly translated my paper to Spanish, as “Mueve tu Scrum al Centro del Campo (Seis Rasgos Esenciales del Juego)”. Paco said it helps him to better understand my words. Maybe it does that for other Spanish speaking people too.

How the six essential traits of the game are indicative of Scrum coming to life?

  1. Scrum Is Simple, Yet Sufficient. The players unfold the potential of Scrum by using the simple rules that apply and explore how tactics, interactions, behaviors, and the six essential traits make Scrum work.
  2. Scrum’s DNA. The players form a self-organizing unit around the challenge of collectively creating observable, Done Increments of work, while employing empiricism to manage all work and progress.
  3. Players Demonstrate Accountability. The players contribute to valuable system outcomes through spirited collaboration, and sharing and challenging rules, agreements, skills, practices, ideas, and viewpoints.
  4. Transparency for a Flow of Value. The players use the Scrum artifacts to uphold transparency over all work done and work to be done, manage for a flow of value and preserve the ability to capitalize on unforeseen opportunities.
  5. Closing the Loops. The players regularly and repeatedly close the many intertwined loops within a Sprint toward full closure by the end of a Sprint and preserving unburdened adaptability at the macro level.
  6. The Scrum Values. The Scrum Values of Commitment, Focus, Openness, Respect, and Courage take prominence in the behaviors, relationships, actions, and decisions of the players and their ecosystem.

Cómo los seis rasgos esenciales del juego son indicativos de que Scrum cobra vida:

  1. Scrum es simple, pero suficiente. Los jugadores despliegan el potencial de Scrum usando las simples reglas que se aplican y exploran cómo las tácticas, interacciones, comportamientos y los seis rasgos esenciales hacen que Scrum funcione.
  2. El ADN de Scrum. Los jugadores forman una unidad auto-organizada en torno al desafío de crear colectivamente incrementos de trabajo observables y hechos, mientras emplean el empirismo para manejar todo el trabajo y el progreso.
  3. Los Jugadores Demuestran Responsabilidad. Los jugadores contribuyen a los valiosos resultados del sistema mediante una colaboración enérgica, y compartiendo y desafiando reglas, acuerdos, habilidades, prácticas, ideas y puntos de vista.
  4. Transparencia para un Flujo de Valor. Los jugadores utilizan los artefactos Scrum para mantener la transparencia sobre todo el trabajo realizado y el trabajo por realizar, gestionar un flujo de valor y preservar la capacidad de capitalizar oportunidades imprevistas.
  5. Cerrando los Ciclos. Los jugadores regularmente y repetidamente cierran los muchos ciclos entrelazados dentro de un Sprint hacia el cierre total al final de un Sprint y preservando la capacidad de adaptación sin trabas a nivel macro.
  6. Los Valores de Scrum. Los Valores del Scrum de Compromiso, Enfoque, Franqueza, Respeto y Coraje toman prominencia en los comportamientos, relaciones, acciones y decisiones de los jugadores y su ecosistema.

About our Scrum Services

1. Scrum Consulting Services

Gunther Verheyen started practicing Scrum in 2003, has published two best-selling books about Scrum, was the partner of Ken Schwaber (co-creator of Scrum) and has worked with a multitude of teams and organizations. His Scrum consulting services build on these accumulated experiences. Ullizee-Inc is his company and the vehicle through which he offers his services to the market and the communities.

Ullizee-Inc offers, through Gunther acting as an Enterprise Scrum Coach, following consulting services to support organizations in increasing their agility and related aspirations through Scrum:

  • Coaching teams, Product Owners, Scrum Masters and their stakeholders in enacting Scrum from their specific accountabilities and involvement.
  • Kicking off and guiding specific Scrum development initiatives.
  • Mentoring CxO leadership and management teams towards an improved understanding of Agile and Scrum and the shifting role of management in it.

2. Scrum Training Services

Since he started practicing Scrum in 2003, Gunther has created and facilitated numerous Scrum workshops and classes. He obtained his license as a Professional Scrum Trainer for Scrum.org from Ken Schwaber (co-creator of Scrum) in 2011. His company, Ullizee-Inc, is a member of the Professional Training Network of Scrum.org. Next to teaching Professional Scrum classes, Gunther delivers his Scrum Pocket Classes, a series of half-day workshops based upon his acclaimed Scrum Pocket Guide.

Ullizee-Inc offers, through Gunther, following Scrum learning products and services. Their purpose is to facilitate the learning, unlearning and understanding of the Scrum framework of people regardless of their role, level or seniority:

  • The facilitation of the 2-day Professional Scrumcourses: PSM (“Professional Scrum Master”), PSM II (“Professional Scrum Master II”) and PSPO (“Professional Scrum Product Owner”). These are the official Scrum.org courses that include a voucher for the corresponding Professional Scrum certification assessment.
  • The facilitation of the half-day Scrum Pocket Classes (“SPC”). It is a series of specific modular learning opportunities based on, and therefore named after, Gunther’s book Scrum – A Pocket Guide (“A Smart Travel Companion”).
  • The creation and facilitation of custom trainings and workshops to help teams and organizations (re-)imagine their Scrum. The duration and content is tuned to specific customer demands and circumstances.

3. Scrum Talks and Speaking Engagements

Since becoming the inspiring force behind some large-scale enterprise transformations in 2010, Gunther grew into becoming an acclaimed speaker at events around the world. His independent position as a Scrum Caretaker has contributed to his credibility.

In 2012, Gunther worked with Ken Schwaber (co-creator of Scrum) to initiate the first edition of the Scrum Day Europe event in Amsterdam. Gunther has since then supported various organizers of such Scrum Day events around the world.

Gunther has delivered numerous keynotes at events around the world, has participated in a multitude of podcasts, meetups and panel conversations and has facilitated many open conversations about Scrum. Gunther has done so online as well as in-person, privately as well as publicly, in English as well as in Dutch.

Online PSPO class on 24/25 February 2022 (Professional Scrum Product Owner)

Professional Scrum Product Owner is the cutting-edge course about organizing product ownership with Scrum in the most effective way. It explores the worldwide challenge that many Scrum implementations run into, i.e. how business people and product managers should engage in an environment of Scrum and in collaborating with a Product Owner and Scrum Teams. It is the class for awesome Product Owners and for anyone responsible for or involved in optimizing the value that products and services maintained with Scrum deliver.

Professional Scrum Product Owner is a 2-day interactive class that covers the role and accountability of a Product Owner within the organization  (as an Agile product manager) and on a Scrum Team. The class builds on the core expectation for Product Owners to maximize the value of the work done for a product, thereby serving customers, users and the organization.

Professional Scrum Product Owner is an interactive experience in which Gunther Verheyen, independent Scrum Caretaker and Scrum practitioner since 2003, collaboratively explores with you what embedding product ownership in the wider organization and being a great Product Owner for a Scrum Team entangle, thereby drawing on nearly two decades of practical experience. All materials used in the class are in line with the 2020 version of the Scrum Guide.

Course Topics

  • Agile Product Management
  • The Scrum framework
  • Managing Product Backlog
  • Releases
  • Value-driven development

Practical Information

  • Dates: 24/25 February 2022 (9-17h Brussels time)
  • Language: English
  • Price: 1295€ + VAT (early bird discount of 200€ until the end of January 2022), which includes:
    • Two attempts on the Professional Scrum Product Owner level I assessment (“PSPO I”). The total value is 2 x 200$.
    • The official course materials.
    • A signed copy of “Scrum – A Pocket Guide,” the acclaimed book by the class facilitator, Gunther Verheyen.

Your Class Facilitator

Gunther calls himself an independent Scrum Caretaker on a journey of humanizing the workplace with Scrum.
He started practicing Scrum in 2003, has worked with diverse teams and organizations, was the partner of Ken Schwaber (co-creator of Scrum) at Scrum.org and has authored the acclaimed books “Scrum – A Pocket Guide” and “97 Things Every Scrum Practitioner Should Know”. The Scrum services that he offers (training, coaching and consulting) build on his accumulated experiences. Ullizee-Inc is his company and business vehicle to deliver value to anyone seeking help with Scrum.

What to expect in an online setting?

Gunther offers an online, yet highly interactive experience that is very much case-driven with plenty of room for interaction and conversation. Gunther keeps his classes as low-tech as possible:

  • We will connect on Zoom and use Zoom break-out rooms for discussions in smaller teams.
  • We will use Google Jamboard in a virtual team space on Google drive.
  • Gunther will occasionally use PowerPoint and a flip chart.

Check out the reviews of Gunther on TrustPilot.

Online PSPO class on 25/26 October 2021 (Professional Scrum Product Owner)

Professional Scrum Product Owner is the cutting-edge course about organizing product ownership with Scrum in the most effective way. It explores the worldwide challenge that many Scrum implementations run into, i.e. how business people and product managers should engage in an environment of Scrum and in collaborating with a Product Owner and Scrum Teams. It is the class for awesome Product Owners and for anyone responsible for or involved in optimizing the value that products and services maintained with Scrum deliver.

Professional Scrum Product Owner is a 2-day interactive class that covers the role and accountability of a Product Owner within the organization  (as an Agile product manager) and on a Scrum Team. The class builds on the core expectation for Product Owners to maximize the value of the work done for a product, thereby serving customers, users and the organization.

Professional Scrum Product Owner is an interactive experience in which Gunther Verheyen, independent Scrum Caretaker, collaboratively explores with you what embedding product ownership in the wider organization and being a great Product Owner for a Scrum Team entangle, thereby drawing on nearly two decades of practical experience. All materials used in the class are in line with the 2020 version of the Scrum Guide.

Course Topics

  • Agile Product Management
  • The Scrum framework
  • Managing Product Backlog
  • Managing releases
  • Value-driven development

Practical Information

  • Dates: 25/26 October 2021 (9-17h Brussels time)
  • Language: English
  • Price: 1195€ + VAT
  • Price includes:
    • Two attempts on the Professional Scrum Product Owner level I assessment (“PSPO I”). The total value is 2 x 200$.
    • The official course materials.
    • A signed copy of “Scrum – A Pocket Guide,” the acclaimed book by the class facilitator, Gunther Verheyen.

Your Class Facilitator

Gunther calls himself an independent Scrum Caretaker on a journey of humanizing the workplace with Scrum.
He started practicing Scrum in 2003, has worked with diverse teams and organizations, was the partner of Ken Schwaber (co-creator of Scrum) at Scrum.org and has authored the acclaimed books “Scrum – A Pocket Guide” and “97 Things Every Scrum Practitioner Should Know”. The Scrum services that he offers (training, coaching and consulting) build on his accumulated experiences. Ullizee-Inc is his company.

What to expect in an online setting?

Gunther offers an online, yet interactive experience that is very much case-driven with plenty of room for interaction and conversation. Gunther keeps his classes as low-tech as possible:

  • We will connect on Zoom and use Zoom break-out rooms for discussions in smaller teams.
  • We will use Google Jamboard in a virtual team space on Google drive.
  • Gunther will occasionally use PowerPoint and a flip chart.

Check out the reviews of Gunther on TrustPilot.

Online PSPO class on 2/3 June 2021 (Professional Scrum Product Owner)

Professional Scrum Product Owner is the cutting-edge course for organizing product ownership in the most effective way. It explores the worldwide challenge that many Scrum implementations run into, i.e. how business people and product managers should engage in an environment of Scrum and in collaborating with Scrum Teams.

Professional Scrum Product Owner is a 2-day course that covers the role and accountability of a Product Owner within the organization  (as an Agile product manager) and on a Scrum Team. The class builds on the core expectation for Product Owners to maximize the value of the work done for a product, thereby serving customers, users and the organization.

In this interactive workshop, Gunther Verheyen, independent Scrum Caretaker, collaboratively explores with you what embedding product ownership in the wider organization and being a great Product Owner for a Scrum Team entangles, thereby drawing on nearly two decades of practical experience. All materials used in the class have been updated to the 2020 version of the Scrum Guide.

Agenda

  • Agile Product Management
  • The Scrum framework
  • Managing Product Backlog
  • Managing releases
  • Value-driven development

Basic information

  • Dates: 2/3 June 2021 (9-17h Brussels time)
  • Language: English
  • Price: 1195€ + VAT
  • Price includes:
    • Two attempts on the Professional Scrum Product Owner level I assessment (“PSPO I”). The total value is 2 x 200$.
    • The official course materials.
    • A signed copy of “Scrum – A Pocket Guide,” the acclaimed book by the trainer, Gunther Verheyen.

Your workshop facilitator

Gunther calls himself an independent Scrum Caretaker on a journey of humanizing the workplace with Scrum. He started practicing Scrum in 2003, has partnered with Ken Schwaber, co-creator of Scrum, and has worked with diverse teams and organizations. The Scrum services that he offers (training, coaching and consulting) build on these accumulated experiences. Ullizee-Inc is his company. Gunther is the author of the acclaimed book “Scrum – A Pocket Guide” and editor of the book “97 Things Every Scrum Practitioner Should Know”.

What to expect in an online setting?

Our online workshops and classes are very much case-driven with plenty of room for interaction and conversation. We keep them as low-tech as possible:

  • We will connect on Zoom and use Zoom break-out rooms for discussions in smaller teams.
  • We will use Google Jamboard in a virtual team space on Google drive.
  • The workshop facilitator will occasionally use PowerPoint and a flip chart.

Online PSPO class on 16/17 February 2021 (Professional Scrum Product Owner)

Professional Scrum Product Owner is the cutting-edge course for organizing product ownership in the most effective way. It explores the worldwide challenge that many Scrum implementations run into, i.e. how business people and product managers should engage in an environment of Scrum and in collaborating with Scrum Teams.

Professional Scrum Product Owner is a 2-day course that covers the role and accountability of a Product Owner within the organization  (as an Agile product manager) and on a Scrum Team. The class builds on the core expectation for Product Owners to maximize the value of the work done for a product, thereby serving customers, users and the organization.

Scrum.org selects only the most qualified instructors to deliver this course and maintains the defined curriculum and materials to assure consistency and quality for students worldwide. All materials used in the class have been updated to the 2020 version of the Scrum Guide.

Agenda

  • Agile Product Management
  • The Scrum framework
  • Managing Product Backlog
  • Managing releases
  • Value-driven development

Basic information

  • Dates: 16/17 February 2021 (9-17h CET)
  • Language: English
  • Price: 1195€ + VAT
  • Price includes:
    • Two attempts on the Professional Scrum Product Owner level I assessment (“PSPO I”). The total value is 2 x 200$.
    • The official course materials.
    • A signed copy of “Scrum – A Pocket Guide,” the acclaimed book by the trainer, Gunther Verheyen.

What to expect?

My online classes are very much case-driven with plenty of room for interaction and conversation. I keep them as low-tech as possible:

  • We will connect on Zoom and use Zoom breakout rooms for discussions in smaller teams.
  • We will use Google Jamboard in a virtual team space on Google drive.
  • I will occasionally use PowerPoint and a flip chart.
  • After the class the full courseware and pictures from the flip charts will be shared via the Google Drive.
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My PSM class of May 2020 will be online.

A virtual and integral learning experience.

In April 2020, I facilitated my first PSM course (‘Professional Scrum Master’) in an online mode. Ever. Looking at the feedback received, I needlessly worried over the ability to have some great conversations and interactions:

I was pleasantly surprised with the online setup. It did really work and definitely with the size of our group. It was a job well done!

It was amazing to see how Gunther can tell a story and take you into the wonders of Scrum seamlessly. I read the guid upfront but he made it comprehensible and into one story.

So, that certainly increased our confidence and allow our next Professional Scrum Master course to happen online again. Check your agenda for your availability on 28 and 29 May 2020. Seats are limited. Get in touch via my partner Sugar-Me.

Online PSPO class on 26/27 April 2021 (Professional Scrum Product Owner)

Professional Scrum Product Owner is the cutting-edge course for organizing product ownership in the most effective way. It explores the worldwide challenge that many Scrum implementations run into, i.e. how business people and product managers should engage in an environment of Scrum and in collaborating with Scrum Teams.

Professional Scrum Product Owner is a 2-day course that covers the role and accountability of a Product Owner within the organization  (as an Agile product manager) and on a Scrum Team. The class builds on the core expectation for Product Owners to maximize the value of the work done for a product, thereby serving customers, users and the organization.

In this interactive workshop, Gunther Verheyen, independent Scrum Caretaker, collaboratively explores with you what embedding product ownership in the wider organization and being a great Product Owner for a Scrum Team entangles, thereby drawing on nearly two decades of practical experience. All materials used in the class have been updated to the 2020 version of the Scrum Guide.

Agenda

  • Agile Product Management
  • The Scrum framework
  • Managing Product Backlog
  • Managing releases
  • Value-driven development

Basic information

  • Dates: 26/27 April 2021 (9-17h Brussels time)
  • Language: English
  • Price: 1195€ + VAT
  • Price includes:
    • Two attempts on the Professional Scrum Product Owner level I assessment (“PSPO I”). The total value is 2 x 200$.
    • The official course materials.
    • A signed copy of “Scrum – A Pocket Guide,” the acclaimed book by the trainer, Gunther Verheyen.

Your workshop facilitator

Gunther calls himself an independent Scrum Caretaker on a journey of humanizing the workplace with Scrum. He started practicing Scrum in 2003, has partnered with Ken Schwaber, co-creator of Scrum, and has worked with diverse teams and organizations. The Scrum services that he offers (training, coaching and consulting) build on these accumulated experiences. Ullizee-Inc is his company. Gunther is the author of the acclaimed book “Scrum – A Pocket Guide” and editor of the book “97 Things Every Scrum Practitioner Should Know”.

What to expect in an online setting?

Our online workshops and classes are very much case-driven with plenty of room for interaction and conversation. We keep them as low-tech as possible:

  • We will connect on Zoom and use Zoom break-out rooms for discussions in smaller teams.
  • We will use Google Jamboard in a virtual team space on Google drive.
  • The workshop facilitator will occasionally use PowerPoint and a flip chart.

Terms and conditions

Amounts mentioned

All amounts mentioned are exclusive VAT.

  • For customers in Belgium, 21% VAT will be added.
  • For EU customers that cannot provide a registered VAT number, 21% VAT will be added.
  • For EU customers that provide a registered VAT number, no VAT is charged.
  • For non-EU customers, no VAT is charged.

All amounts mentioned apply for students with residence in following countries:

  • Australia
  • Canada
  • The European Union (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, The Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden)
  • New Zealand
  • United Kingdom (UK)
  • United States of America (USA)

In all other countries, additional discounts apply. Inquire for your discount by sending a mail to info@gunther.verheyen.com.

Registrations and cancellations

Orders and registrations for courses are considered final after payment, regardless the payment option chosen. A course seat cannot be guaranteed until payment has been done.

Following policy for cancellations and refunds applies:

  • If you cancel your registration at least 3 working days before the first day of the course, you can either opt for an alternative course date or get a full (100%) refund. Alternative course dates are subject to our schedule and availability cannot be not guaranteed.
  • No refund is possible if you do not contact us 3 working days (or more) in advance or if you do not show up on the day of the workshop.
  • In the unlikely event that we have to cancel your course, you can either opt for an alternative course date or get a full (100%) refund. In such a scenario, all participants will be informed well in advance via email.