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Agile Bootcamp for Scrum Product Owner

You will learn the conditions of success for agile methods, how to scale the agile approach for large teams, and how to adapt your current development methods to become more agile. 

The agile method Scrum will be used as a reference method during the course, but many of the techniques described also apply to other agile methods.

You will apply what you learn in a series of hands-on activities using a realistic case study that takes you through the Scrum process, with example solutions.

 

Duration: Classroom - 2 Days | Virtual - 3 Days 
Why to Take This Course:

During this two-day course, participants will have the opportunity to explore the most difficult role in Scrum – the Product Owner.  Through exercises, discussions, and case-studies, participants will learn the fundamentals of Scrum as well as the responsibilities of the Product Owner. Topics addressed include techniques for developing a Product Vision, how to create, maintain and order a Product Backlog, how to identify user needs and an overview of sizing (estimating) in Scrum.

Learn How To:

The course will help you practically learn on the following areas:

  • Explain the role of product owner in Agile development .
  • Understand the Scrum Framework, its roles, ceremonies, and artifacts. And the role that Product Owner plays.
  • Planning in a Scrum Environment (product, release, and sprint planning)
  • Envisaging the product
  • The role in developing and grooming the Product Backlog
  • Sizing and estimating Product Backlog items
  • Role in the Sprint cycle including:
    • Sprint planning
    • Populating the task board
    • Daily Scrum meetings
    • Sprint Reviews and Retrospectives
Contents:

Introduction

  • Scrum Values

Scrum Basics

  • Scrum Theory
  • Empirical Process vs. Defined Process
  • Products vs. Projects
  • The Building Blocks of Scrum
  • Definition of Done
  • Scrum Artifacts

Scrum Roles

  • The Development Team
  • ScrumMaster
  • Product Owner

Product Vision

  • The Importance of the Product Vision
  • Visioning Techniques

Product Roadmap

User Roles

Personas

Product Backlog

  • User Stories
  • Ordering the Product Backlog

Sizing

  • Why size?
  • Effort vs. Duration
  • Accuracy vs. Precision
  • Sizing Techniques

Release Planning

  • Answering the key questions of Product Development

The Product Owner and the Sprint

  • Selecting a Sprint Duration
  • The Sprint Events

Monitoring Progress

  • Monitoring Progress toward a Goal
Format: The course delivery includes extensive practical exercises for both the group and the individual.  Interactive games stimulate participation and discussion; workshops reinforce the learning experience.
Who Should Attend:

This course is appropriate for project professionals, including Business Analysts and Project Managers, working in organizations looking to shift to an agile development environment.

Prerequisites: None.

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