Agile Product Owner Course

Description: This two-day course teaches the foundations of Agile and how a Product Owner interacts with Agile teams. You will learn Product Owner approaches, techniques and skills across Scrum, Kanban and hybrid environments. You will learn how to manage stakeholders and deal with the artifacts and ceremonies of Agile. This highly interactive approach will utilize exercises, in-depth discussions, and workshops in an Agile setting. This course will assist you to align your Agile environment to meet the market demand of modern Agile teams. The goal is to develop excellent Agile Product Owner skills that will lead to successful and profitable products.

Length: 2-Days

CDU/PDU: Earn 14 CDU/PDU for both IIBA and PMI certification

Perquisites: We recommend the Introduction to Business Analysis course or equivalent experience.

Intended Audience: Anyone that needs to perform business analysis but is unsure how to approach it or what to do when in an Agile environment.  

Objectives

  • How to work more effectively with your Agile development teams

  • Increase your effectiveness as a Product Owner and/or team contributor

  • Understand roles and responsibilities of the team

  • Learn how to drive and own business value

  • Understand Agile ceremonies, artifacts and structure

  • Understand the limits of using a proxy as Product Owner

Course Topics

  • An overview of Agile basics

  • The role of the Product Owner on an Agile team

  • Understanding the roles and responsibilities of the team

  • Creating your product vision and your road map to success

  • Personas

  • Backlog creation

  • Story mapping – transform themes and epics into usable stories

  • Prioritization and Grooming of the Backlog

  • Acceptance Criteria

  • Definition of Done

  • Agile Documentation

  • Agile Release Management

  • Agile Release Planning

  • The role of the Product Owner in design workshops

  • Product Owner proxies

  • How to become an extraordinary Product Owner

Instructors

Upcoming Instructor Led Dates: This course is delivered virtually online or in public classrooms. The delivery method is displayed below each scheduled date.

business analyst IIBA endorsed education provider

The Uncommon League is an IIBA Endorsed Education Provider.  This course is aligned with the BABOK 3.0.

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Bob Prentiss

Bob Prentiss

Enterprise Solutions Instructor - Bob Prentiss is our fearless leader and innovator. Bob is passionate about helping you think, learn and work differently. Bob is an awesome trainer, speaker, mentor, coach, and author. Collector of all things dragon related and Dr. Who fan. Bob is CBAP certified with 25+ years of experience in corporate America; with a background in managing BA centers of excellence, assessing and managing BA maturity, quality, and competency. Bob is an award winning curriculum developer. Bob has presented numerous keynote, workshops, seminars, conferences, and training sessions across North America. Bob is a founding member and past President of the IIBA MSP Chapter.

Jen Battan

Jen Battan

Public Course Instructor - Jennifer Battan, the Out of the Box BA, has an energetic passion injecting innovation and creative problem solving techniques into how BAs do their day to day work. Her passion is helping teams apply the art and science of business analysis techniques with fresh, modern perspectives.  Jen is an internationally recognized conference speaker, educator and thought leader within the business analysis and creative problem solving communities. She served on her local IIBA (International Institute of Business Analysis) Chapter board as President and various roles for more than seven years, and led a content development and writing team for the Guide to the IIBA Body of Knowledge.  Jen has been a passionate volunteer with the Minnesota Destination Imagination Affiliate for more than 18 years, serving as an Appraiser, Regional Challenge Master, and Volunteer Dissector (Challenge Editor) inspiring today's learners t