Professional Scrum Product Owner, Exam included

Introduction

This course teaches participants how to be Agile program, product, or IT development managers in a complex environment. It presents the role of the Product Owner and covers the creation and retention of value. Participants learn how to work effectively with the competing priorities of the clients, the marketplace, and their business while managing risks in an ever-changing environment.

Audience

This course is intended for product managers responsible for optimizing the value of their products or line of products.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, participants should:
 
  • Have basic Scrum knowledge
  • Be able to read and understand a multiple choice test (for evaluation)

At course completion

After completing this course, participants will be able to:
 
  • Learn to maximize the ROI
  • Use strategies allowing to maximize the flexibility and responsiveness of existing software products

Course outline

Module 1: Introduction
Introduce the instructor, the class, complexity and Scrum

Module 2: Value-Driven Development
The primary job of a product manager is to increase the value created by the product for which he or she is responsible. This section covers value drivers, and strategies for measuring them

Module 3: Product Management
Agile product management is different than traditional approaches. This section explores those differences

Module 4: Plan a Release
A release is often the first step to realizing value. What better way to learn how to plan a release than to do it? Here participants cover the basics of identifying a release goal and requirements, prioritization, estimation, adjustment, and baseline planning

Module 5: Managing Requirements
The Product Backlog is the fuel that feeds the development team, and managing it is one of the primary roles of the Scrum Product Owner. Here you will learn about User Stories, prioritization and organization strategies, and Product Backlog grooming

Module 6: Release Planning
What does a good release look like? What impact can a bad release have? This section explores release strategies and how to optimize the delivery of value with them

Module 7: Managing Releases
Here we discuss how to manage the development of a release in the most cost-effective, Agile way possible to meet commitments and maximize ROI. Participants also learn how to adapt to realities that emerge during the development of a release

Module 8: Managing Products

Total Cost of Ownership is fundamental to successfully managing a product. How do you balance between optimizing the value of a release and maximizing the value of the product or system as an asset for the organization?

Module 9: Scaling
Understand how to apply all of the above learning in a multi-product, distributed, large organization that supports many customers and users with contractual service level agreements.