Product Owner Fundamentals for Business Value

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Product Owner Fundamentals for Business Value
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Introduction

The objective of the course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to participate in, facilitate, and manage Product Owner duties, applying the Scrum framework within the Lean-Agile philosophy.

Objectives

At the end of this course students will be able to:

  • Understand Scrum and the role that the Product Owner plays in it.
  • Act as an effective Product Owner on a team.
  • Determine appropriate user stories for a product.
  • Collaborate with their team to take user stories from raw to ready to done.
  • Implement analysis techniques to appropriately detail user stories.
  • Manage a product backlog and determine effective prioritization.
  • Leverage their practice in the Product Owner role to deliver value to the organization.
  • Use empiricism to measure the value delivered.
  • Understand how to show leadership within a project team.
  • Respond to the challenges of the Product Owner role.

Student Profile

This course is recommended for anyone interested in knowing and applying the Scrum framework, and especially those who work or will work in a Product Owner role on project teams.

Prerequisites

Participants should have basic knowledge of project management and be familiar with the philosophy of agile work.

Course Materials

Each student will receive a copy of the course documentation prepared by Netmind.

Methodology

Engaging and interactive face-to-face course. The instructor introduces content using the demonstrative method; the participants learn new concepts through exercises and real application practices.

Certification

There isn’t an official certification associated with this course. However, students will earn 14 credit hours for their attendance.

Accreditation

A certificate of attendance will be issued to students who attend the course for at least 75% of the duration.

Course Outline

  1. Introduction
    1. What is Agile?
    2. The Agile Manifesto
    3. Scrum Basics – Ceremonies/Artifacts
    4. Roles on an agile project
  2. The Role of the Product Owner
    1. Working with the Product Manager
    2. Working with the project team
    3. Working with other stakeholders
    4. Skill set of the Product Owner
    5. Leadership and Conflict Resolution
  3. Agile Team Basics – SCRUM
    1. Sprint Planning
    2. Daily Stand-ups and Execution
    3. Reviews
    4. Retrospectives
  4. Inception Analysis and Planning
    1. Understand your customer
    2. Person
    3. Journey Map
    4. Create a product vision and roadmap
    5. Prioritization and value management
    6. Story sizing
    7. Story Maps
    8. Managing stakeholder expectations
  5. Using Analysis to Get Stories Refined and Ready
    1. Techniques for detailing user stories
    2. Acceptance Criteria
    3. Process flows
    4. Prototypes
    5. Use Cases
    6. Definition of Ready
    7. Definition of Done
  6. Minimum Viable Product and Minimum Marketable Product
  7. Metrics for the Scrum Team
    1. Burndown
    2. CFD
  8. Review – Retrospective – Closing

Public Classes

Currently, we don't have any public sessions of this course scheduled. Please let us know if you are interested in adding a session.

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Course Details

Reference

JJM 481

Duration

2 days

Delivery Mode

Face-to-Face
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