Professional Scrum Product Backlog Management Skills

Course Scheduled Date: 27-Mar-24

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Course Overview

The Professional Scrum Product Backlog Management Skills course is an interactive course designed to help Scrum practitioners improve their ability to manage all aspects of the Product Backlog and stakeholder communication

Learn what it means for your Product Backlog to be an emergent, ordered list of what is needed to improve the product; the single source of work undertaken by the Scrum Team.

How to deal with the Product Backlog changing constantly, and what it takes from a Product Owner to consider the many options available to them, when adding to, deleting from, updating, and ordering it.


Who should attend?

This course is ideal for:

  • Product Owners, or anyone looking for practical ways to manage their Stakeholders and Product Backlog.
  • Professionals interested in learning essential Product Owner practises.
  • Scrum Masters wishing to be an effective coach to Product Owners.
  • Anyone looking to improve their Product Backlog management skills, including Product Managers, Business Analysts, Scrum Coaches, Agile Coaches, and Consultants.


This course assumes a certain level of confidence with Scrum, so is not suitable for professionals with little Scrum knowledge or experience.


Learning Experience and Format

The course is delivered either in-person or virtually via Zoom, as specified in the Location field, over one day. The classroom times run from 9 – 5PM UTC+0.

Both methods are delivered using an engaging mix of collaborative exercises, liberating structures, and group discussions – all facilitated by your trainer.

Whilst we do follow a curriculum, how it is delivered from course to course is never quite the same as another. We do this to ensure the experience is adapted to meet your needs and set you up for success!


Assessments and Certifications

All participants completing the Professional Scrum Product Backlog Management Skills (PSPBM Skills) course will receive a password to attempt the PSPBM Skills assessment.

PSPBM Skills class participants who attempt the PSPBM Skills assessment within 14 days of the class and do not score at least 85% will be granted a 2nd attempt at no additional cost.

These credentials, in the form of Credly certifications, and Scrum.Org prides itself on their rigorous assessments.

Additional information


Oscar Styf



What You Will Learn

During the course you will learn about:

  • Practical techniques for creating, refining, and ordering the Product Backlog.
  • Identifying and effectively communicating with Stakeholders.
  • Capturing Stakeholder’s needs on a Product Backlog.
  • Better ways to make the Product Backlog more transparent.
  • How to use empiricism as a competitive advantage.

Before Attending

This class assumes a base level understanding of Scrum. You will get much more out of it if you make sure to do the below:

  • Have at least a PSM I/PSPO I certification, or a year of experience working with Scrum.
  • Read the Scrum Guide.
  • Attempt the Product Owner Open Assessment.
  • Have either a PSM I/PSPO I certification, experience working as part of a Scrum Team, or have taken part in the Applying Professional Scrum course (or similar introductory course on working with complexity).

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