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The Professional Scrum Product Backlog Management Skills – New training course

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In today’s fast-paced business environment, agility is no longer a buzzword—it’s a necessity. Scrum has proven itself to be an invaluable framework for teams aiming to deliver high-quality products. Central to the Scrum framework is the idea of the Product Backlog, a dynamic and ordered list of everything that is known to be needed to meet a Product Goal. Managing this artefact effectively is crucial for the success of any product. That’s where Optilearn’s Professional Scrum Product Backlog Management Skills™ training, accredited by, comes into play.

Product backlog management is a fundamental aspect of Agile project management. In Agile, continuous improvement is key. You’ll need to be able to:

  • Prioritise ruthlessly: Focus on items that provide the most value to your customers.
  • Collaborate transparently: Keep the backlog visible to all stakeholders.
  • Refine continuously: Regularly review and update the backlog to adapt to changing requirements.
  • Communicate clearly: Effective communication is crucial to ensure everyone understands the backlog’s status and priorities.

…and this class aims to reinforce how you can do these things effectively.

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What is Professional Scrum Product Backlog Management Skills™?

This one-day, skills-building course is designed to equip Scrum practitioners with the tools they need to manage all aspects of the Product Backlog and stakeholder communication effectively. Created by Ken Schwaber and, the course aims to help you:

  • Define your product and its goals
  • Apply practical techniques to create, refine, and order your Product Backlog
  • Identify and communicate effectively with stakeholders
  • Make your Product Backlog more transparent
  • Use empiricism as a competitive advantage

In conclusion, mastering product backlog management in Scrum is essential for Agile project success. Our **Professional Scrum Product Backlog Management Skills™** the course is your ticket to gaining the expertise you need to excel in this critical role. Ready to embark on your Agile journey? Enrol in our course today and unlock the full potential of Scrum!

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Who is it for?

Current Product Owners: Enhance your skills in managing stakeholders and the Product Backlog.

Aspiring Product Owners: Gain essential practices needed to fulfil the accountability.

Scrum Masters: Learn how to coach Product Owners more effectively.

Product Managers and Business Analysts: Improve your Product Backlog management skills.

Benefits of Attending

Enhanced Skill Set

Learn how to bring order and clarity to your Product Backlog, making it a more effective tool for achieving your product goals.

Improved Stakeholder Communication

The course teaches you how to identify and communicate with stakeholders effectively, ensuring that their needs are captured accurately in the Product Backlog.

Competitive Advantage

Understanding and applying empiricism in managing your Product Backlog can give you a competitive edge in the market.

Career Advancement

The skills and certification you gain can significantly boost your career, making you a more valuable asset to your organisation.


As usual, all participants completing the course will receive a password to attempt the Professional Scrum Product Backlog Management Skills assessment. Those who do not score at least 85% on their first attempt within 14 days of the class will be granted a second attempt at no additional cost. For now, it is not available to purchase an assessment code directly without attending the class.

Optilearn is thrilled to offer this course with a 10% discount for our first class (use ‘pspbms10’ at checkout). We’ve even got a completely free practice assessment you can try right now at – there are only 20 spots available for this class.

Our first class will be on October 30 and October 31 (two-half days) at 12:30-4:30pm GMT OR 0830-12:30 EDT. View the course.

In a world where change is the only constant, the ability to manage a Product Backlog effectively is invaluable. Optilearn’s Professional Scrum Product Backlog Management Skills™ training offers a comprehensive, hands-on approach to mastering this critical aspect of Scrum. With a 10% discount on our first class, there’s never been a better time to invest in your professional development. 

Join us and bring order to your Product Backlog today.


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