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Agile Product Ownership

November 15, 2023 November 17, 2023

SoftEd – Software Education
What is the course like?

How do we ensure that the right product is built in the right way to most effectively solve the right business problem? To answer this question, product owners need clarity of vision, alignment with organisational strategy, an understanding of the development process and the ability to communicate with a wide variety of stakeholders.

Through our Agile Product Ownership course, you will gain the techniques and tools to enable you to become an effective product owner who is equipped to guide product development, and lead product ownership teams. Our course focuses on business value, the leadership needed to ensure product fit, and how these practices work in an agile development process. You will also cover value management, and how collaboration is so important to identify the most important aspects and features of a product.

You’ll gain

ICAgile accredited course: The ICAgile Certified Professional, Agile Product Ownership is granted on the successful completion of this course. This certification is part of the ICAgile Product Ownership Track along with our Agile Fundamentals and Enterprise Product Ownership courses. We offer the complete ICAgile Product Ownership Track for those looking to become an ICAgile Certified Expert in Product Ownership (ICE-PO).

This course will contribute 14 PMI® Professional Development Units (PDUs) towards your chosen certification (4 leadership hours and 10 technical hours).

You’ll learn

During this course you will learn about:

The roles and responsibilities involved in product ownership
How to help identify which products should be built to maximise business value using tools such as purpose alignment model, kano analysis, value stream mapping
How to build a product roadmap and link that to business outcomes
How to use personas and product design workshops to help define features and quality goals for building a product roadmap
The shape of a well-formed backlog and how to populate it progressively
Techniques such as story mapping, prioritisation and backlog grooming to build a release plan
How to use paper prototyping and usability heuristics to guide the design of the product
Stories for development on a just-in-time basis while ensuring the design principles and architectural guidelines are adhered to.

Great for those doing the roles of:

Product managers
Product owners
Product champions
Agile customers
Subject matter experts

And those that form part of the extended team of people supporting the product owner including:

Technical architects
UX designers
Business analysts
IV & V specialist testers

You’ll need

To get the most out of this course, you will need to have completed formal agile training such as our Agile Fundamentals course. You will also need to have a good understanding of your organisation’s product development process and to have mastered the skill of building user stories.

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