The essentials of working as a Product Owner

Scrum is a proven framework to deliver products and projects at minimal cost while maximizing delivered business value. A good understanding of the Product Owner role is essential for a successful implementation of Scrum because it will multiply the value of the delivered product and the project's return on investment.

That is why this 2-day certification training focuses on how to become such a great Product Owner. You will learn how to use the Scrum framework to handle your stakeholders, manage your requirements and build a trustworthy and realistic planning for your project. You will also learn how to optimally interact with the team to build the product your customers really need.

We will discuss and practice the principles of Agile, Lean and Scrum that are vital for implementing Scrum in your specific context. By also exploring typical pitfalls and proven implementation approaches, your chances of being a successful Product Owner are maximized by this course.

Optimal learning!

This course is designed to offer optimal learning for every participant, so don't expect a typical classroom training. You will be engaged and invited to bring in your specific challenges and questions. We will combine theoretical concepts, practical exercises, games, discussions and real-life examples into a great learning experience. After this course, you will be ready to become a great Product Owner delivering great products!


The main benefit of this top quality course is the huge amount of new insights and practical ideas you will gain about being a great Product Owner. This will allow you and your Scrum team to realize immediate benefits such as better planning, higher productivity and increased customer satisfaction.


The main benefit of this top quality course is the huge amount of new insights and practical idea's you will gain about being a great Product Owner. This will allow you and your Scrum team to realize immediate benefits such as better planning, higher productivity and increased customer satisfaction.

Next to the 2-day training, our offer also includes:

  • Course documentation, checklists, further reading tips and a copy of your favorite Scrum book
  • Access to our experienced Scrum coaches to hands-on support you when implementing Scrum
  • The Scrum Alliance CSPO certificate after succesful completion of the training (2 days). You do not have to take any exam.
  • A 2-year membership of the Scrum Alliance, providing access to very interesting Scrum resources
  • 14 PDU credits needed for PMI certification
  • Kluwer Training is recognized by the Project Management Institute as Registered Education Provider. One day of training equals 7 PDU's.

All Scrum courses untill summer will run live online! What makes our virtual trainings so powerful?

High quality experience

We are confident we can deliver a high quality experience similar to the one you would get in a face-to-face training. Our trainers have gained extensive experience in providing online training and workshops and they are supported by the Scrum Alliance (the accrediting organisation).

Small groups with large interactivity & fun

The training is highly interactive and we even use games (building houses, paper snowflakes …) to make it fun and interactive. Also we regularly have breaks in between the workshops so that you can stay focused during the training.

ZOOM for remote learning

This platform is perfectly suited for remote training and offers a lot of possibilities for interaction such as using a whiteboard and working in sub-groups. A few days before the start of the training, we provide you with the instructions so that you can prepare carefully for your online training. At the start of the training we run with you through the setup so that you are confident that everything runs smoothly during the training

Why is this virtual classroom so worthwhile according to our participants?

We have already received a lot of positive reactions from participants who followed an online Scrum training with us in the past few weeks. Here we listed a couple of testimonials:


"Just try and you will see how great it is. We ( team of 9 persons ) did this, you may like it too."


"Don't be hesitant (as I was). It went much better than I could ever expect and it was very interactive."


"The experience is different but the overall feelings and learnings of an online training are the same as an offline training."

Uw resultaten

When the capabilities of the Product Owner are optimized, an Agile team will experience immediate benefits that lead to improved effectiveness and customer satisfaction as well as increased return on investment (ROI).

  • Boost Product Owner capabilities
  • Optimize Agile teams
  • Increase Scrum functionality
  • Enhance planning and scheduling
  • Gain practical, proven techniques
  • Improve estimating skills and results
  • Maximize delivery capabilities
  • Reduce risk
  • Improve ROI
  • Leverage proven experience
  • Obtain thought-leader guidance and insight

Bestemd voor

This course is suitable for anyone working as a Product Owner, business analyst, functional analyst, tester or project manager in a Scrum environment. It is also very interesting for people in the product, sales and marketing departments of an organization, as well as other interested managers and directors. Since the Product Owner role overlaps with the typical responsibilities of a project manager, we highly encourage project managers and project leads to follow this course if they want to implement Scrum for their projects. And this course is also recommended for ScrumMasters that want to support and coach their Product Owner into doing a great job

In terms of experience, this course does not require any previous knowledge or experience in Scrum. Both people new to Scrum as people with experience in Scrum will find great value in this training. If you have no Scrum experience, however, we do need you to prepare this course by doing some minimal reading on Scrum. You will get the necessary reading materials after registration.


The way participants are kept sharp by a fun and varied way of teaching and the build up of the course is very positive. Participants do have input on the content, but well kept within the bounderies of the certificattion, the quality of the content and documentation.

Mark Steuperaert, Senior Functional Analyst, Telenet

A lot of interaction, very experienced trainer, high quality documentation and a refreshing approach!

Filip De Bondt, Functional Analyst, Telenet

This seminar filled up gaps that I had in my experience as a Product Owner. I'm able now to continue my work with more confidence.

Ilse Van de Velde, Product Owner, AXA Belgium

I'm a fan of training without PowerPoint presentations, with lots of interaction, fun and an excellent coach!

Peter Van Perck, Telenet

A training on scrum by doing and teaching scrum. Excellent choice!

Geraldine Nolf, stafmedewerker Geodata, AGIV Agentschap Geografische Informatie Vlaanderen


We will apply Scrum to run this course, so it will be fun and the content will be adapted to your specific needs.

What we will definitely cover are:

  • Agile and Lean principles and values
  • The Scrum framework and its roles, rituals (meetings) and artifacts
  • The Product Owner role in detail
  • Defining a vision and roadmap
  • Managing the Product Backlog to reduce risk and maximize return on investment
  • Writing and documenting requirements (user stories, acceptance criteria, ...)
  • Estimating cost and business value
  • Project and release forecasting, planning and follow-up
  • Initiation and kick-off of Scrum projects
  • Collaborating with the team during the Sprints
  • Testing and acceptance of the product

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Tiago Garcez

Tiago Garcez is a Scrum Coach and Trainer with more 15 years of experience in the IT industry. He has worked on Agile initiatives with companies such as bpost, Belgacom, TUI Hotelbeds, Vueling, eBay and BNP Paribas Fortis.

Tiago is also an active speaker in the Agile conference tour, having previously presented in conferences such as Agiles (Latin American Agile conference), XP Days, Agile Portugal, and Agile Tour Brussels.

He is based in Brussels, Belgium and is an active member of the Agile Belgium community. He works as a coach and trainer with organisations of different sizes and industries across Europe.

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Joke Vandemaele

Joke is an Agile Coach and Trainer and experienced Product Owner with an MBA in Marketing Management. She worked many years in the software areas of companies and her early work in the area of visualizing conversation and decision making during collaborative refinement workshops is considered an important contribution to the agile community and has been recognized with awards, endorsements and invitations to speak at international conferences. A request from the manufacturing industry set off two years of experimenting with the application of Scrum, Kanban and Visual Management outside of the software product development domain.She likes to experiment with Agile approaches to anything: process improvement, change initiatives, organising events and also administrative work.

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