This course focuses on the business responsibilities and practices needed to effectively prioritize and drive technology projects to achieve the highest business value faster.


  • Stakeholders
  • Sponsors
  • Product Managers
  • Product Owners
  • Stakeholders


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  • Defining the role of the Business Product Owner and how it guides and drives development.
  • Defining effective business value vision and focus.
  • Defining, prioritizing, and planning business increments based on highest business value.
  • Creating a focus in the development team towards delivering high value, high quality software in a sustainable manner.
  • Addressing the challenges, approaches, and mindsets faced by the Business Product Owner.
  • Define business value increments.
  • Describe how to manage scope, timeline, and delivery of value based on capacity of teams.
  • Identify how to create a prioritized list and manage active work-in-progress.
  • Execute decision making using Lean thinking and Lean-Agile reporting in a timely manner.


  • Introduction.
  • Mindsets.
  • Challenges.
  • Discovery.
  • Projects vs. Products.
  • Lean-Agile Overview.
  • What is Agility.
  • The context for Lean-Agile.
  • Speed of realizing value.
  • Roles and boundaries.
  • Lean-Agile business practices.
  • Business value.
  • Value stream / queues.
  • Business prioritization.
  • Business planning.
  • Business readiness / staging.
  • Ready to pull.
  • Reports for the BPO.
  • Visual controls.