February 24, 2018

Agile Excellence for Product Managers and Product Owners

Learn How to Be a Highly Effective Business and Team Leader in Agile Development Environments

This two-day course teaches students the foundations of Agile and how a Product Manager and Product Owner should interact with each other and engineering teams. The training covers all of the content found in Product Owner certification training courses plus Agile Product Management and team leadership skills. Students will learn the skills needed to succeed with any flavor of Agile: Scrum, XP, Kanban, Lean and Hybrid Agile processes. The highly interactive and extensive exercises used in a small class setting will bring to life techniques needed to align Agile teams with market demands. The goal is to develop excellent Agile skills that will lead to successful and profitable products.

Become Great at Agile Product Management and Product Ownership. Then Get Certified!

  • Work more effectively with your Agile development teams
  • Increase your effectiveness as a Product Manager, Product Owner and/or team contributor
  • Earn the Agile Certified Product Manager and Product Owner™ (ACPMPO) worldwide-standard credential

Why You Should Take This Course

Unlike other courses that only teach the basics of how to be a Scrum Product Owner, this course includes all of the core Product Owner concepts and also covers:

  • How to integrate business strategy and Product Management into your Agile process to drive successful products
  • Product Owner strategies for every phase of the product lifecycle
  • How to influence and lead your Agile teams
  • Best practices to be successful with Agile
  • Concepts beyond Scrum such as Lean, XP and Kanban

Benefits for Managers Sending Their Employees Through the Course:

  • Arm your Product Managers and Product Owners with the skills and knowledge they need to lead Agile teams and drive strategic results
  • Retain and reward your employees by helping them grow their careers and skill sets. Give them the confidence that comes with earning a worldwide-standard certification
  • Increase the visibility and effectiveness of Product Management and Product Ownership in your organization

Benefits for Students Attending the Course:

  • Make your job working with Agile development teams more effective and more rewarding
  • Avoid common, potentially career-limiting mistakes that happen in an Agile environment
  • Increase your marketability by learning valuable skills and earning a highly-respected certification

Course Topics

Day One: Agile Foundations

  • How Agile can help you achieve competitive advantage for your products
  • Agile Release Management
  • Agile Release Planning
  • Story Mapping
  • Prioritization and Ordering the Product Backlog
  • Creating a Product Vision and Roadmap

Day Two: Achieving Excellence

  • Product Lifecycle Strategies for Agile
  • Roles and Responsibilities of Product Managers and Product Owners
  • Organizing Around Agile, including Scaling and Distributed Teams
  • Agile Documentation
  • Lean in an Agile Environment
  • Leadership Skills: How to successfully Influence and Create Alignment with Agile Teams and
  • Stakeholders
  • Becoming a Phenomenal Product Manager and Product Owner

Course & Exam Pricing

  • Course: $1,995 per person for public training (includes $395 exam)
  • Required AIPMM membership to take the exam $125
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