DescriptionWhat we offer

This course focuses on the Business responsibilities and practices needed to effectively drive technology projects.

ObjectivesWhat you learn

  • Giving business managers of agile projects an understanding of the Lean-Agile process
  • Emphasizing the need for driving agile projects from business needs
  • Defining, prioritizing, and planning business increments based on highest business value
  • Preparing analysts, developers and testers to do Lean-Agile projects
  • Creating a focus in the development team towards delivering high value, high quality software in a sustainable manner
  • The learning objectives for this course include:
    • Define the role and responsibilities of a Lean-Agile Product Owner
    • Define and utilize Business Value criteria for prioritization, planning, and decomposing work
    • Learn how to ensure that the highest business value is always focused on and delivered by the team
    • Compare and contrast the difference between a release and iteration
    • Understand how to manage scope and time line using velocity of the team(s)
    • Understand the mechanics of product backlog management
    • Compare / contrast the difference in writing of the business feature and user story
    • Identify challenges that may impede the flow of work
    • Learn how to plan for and manage dependencies
    • Understand how to write stories to address architecture & analysis over the life of the project
    • Learn how to decompose complex work into small stories for the teams
    • Identify tools and techniques that provide visibility for work in progress
    • Execute decision making using Lean thinking and business value

TopicsThe best for you

  • Introduction
    • Challenges
    • Discovery
  • Understanding Lean
    • What is Agility
    • Lean-Agile Context
    • Speed of Realizing Value
  • Lean-Agile Roles
    • Boundaries
    • Roles
  • Business Discovery Practices
    • Business Value
  • Iterative Agile and the Product Owner
    • Iterative Agile
    • Product Owner Responsibilities
  • Business Delivery Practices
    • Vision
    • Business Backlog and Readiness
    • Iteration 0
    • Product Backlog Management
    • Lean-Agile Estimation
  • Iterative Agile for Product Owner
    • Iteration Meetings
    • Writing Stories
    • Product Owner Focus
    • Visual Controls
  • Product Owner Standard Work

PrerequisitesWhat should you know

  • None

AudienceWho should attend

  • Business owners
  • Sponsors
  • Product Managers
  • Product Owners
  • Stakeholders