Help! I’m a Product Owner!

Have you asked yourself any of the following?

Certified Scrum Product Owner Training may help“How is my role as a product owner different from traditional product manager or project sponsor?”

“How can I accurately tell management when they’ll get their requests?”

“What are the daily tasks and responsibilities of the Product Owner?”

“How do I know if our product is meeting our customers’ needs?”

“What makes a good user story?”

“How can we build better software at a faster pace?” You are not alone. In fact, this course was designed specially for YOU!

This course is different

While this course covers the details needed to fulfill or support the Product Owner role, understanding the role and its responsibilities isn’t enough. In Aaron’s course you’ll experience how to describe product solutions in a truly collaborative way. You’ll be confident in your ability to:

Certified Scrum Product Owner Training can help people to Stop, Collaborate and Listen better
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  • Perform the Product Owner daily work practices
  • Get support for discovering the right product to build
  • Understand users and how best to serve their needs
  • Practice effective collaboration

The Nitty Gritty Details
aka: Learning Objectives

Build foundational knowledge

  • Scrum Framework overview
  • Understanding the
    Product Owner Role
  • Backlog refinement

Describe product solutions

  • Card modeling and affinity mapping
  • Story map to describe outcomes
  • Incremental release planning

Collaborate effectively

  • Gain shared understanding
  • Check completion and consensus
  • Understand when to facilitate

Understand users and customers

  • Performing User Research
  • Segmenting the target market
  • Create Persona Sketches & Empathy Maps
Working with the Product Backlog

  • Differentiate outcome from output
  • Define value
  • Create, order and refine items

Practice deliberate discovery

  • Frame the solution context
  • Invest in right-fidelity prototyping
  • Test the product hypothesis

paper prototyping in Certified Scrum Product Owner training

How is this course designed?

This course builds foundational Scrum knowledge and then we work through describing a product solution.

  1. Describing the simple Scrum Framework and its purpose
  2. Defining the role of the Product Owner
  3. Enabling effective collaboration
  4. Describe an opportunity for a product solution
  5. Perform user research and sketch personas
  6. Detail the product solution via user stories and acceptance criteria
  7. Establish a broad shared understanding by co-creating a user story map
  8. Create an incremental release plan for the product
  9. Review everyone’s work in a tradeshow style format
  10. Demonstrate effective collaboration techniques
  11. Discuss various Product Owner scenarios
  12. Describe how to define and measure value

Who should attend?

  • Product managers, business stakeholders, and product marketing professionals: to help make valuable products
  • User experience practitioners, and business analysts: to help make usable and desirable products
  • Senior engineers: to help make feasible products
  • Project managers, Scrum Masters, and agile coaches: to guide successful product discovery and delivery

What do I get?

  • Scrum Alliance’s Certified Scrum Product Owner license
  • Course materials and handouts
  • 16 Scrum Alliance SEUs and PMI PDUs
  • A wealth of knowledge to take back to your organization

What else will the CSM do for me?

  • It expands your career opportunities by staying relevant and marketable across all industry sectors adopting Agile practices.
  • You will be able to demonstrate your attainment of core Scrum knowledge to employers and peers.
  • Gain access to a community of recognized experts who are committed to continuous improvement with Scrum.

Where is this course happening?

You can find Aaron’s public courses listed on his events and on the Scrum Alliance website. If you’d like to bring him to your organization, that too can be arranged!

Who is this guy anyway?

You can find out more about Aaron on LinkedIn. And check out his web site while you are at it!

What do past participants say?

“Clearly knowledgeable, interesting, patient.”

“Aaron is the real deal and would recommend him with no reservation. He truly adapts to your organization needs and practices what he coaches.”

“Ability to keep full engagement and positivity.”

“Aaron is a great teacher and coach. I worked with him on a major agile transition. I found his teaching style very compelling and I really like the work he has done to integrate product discovery with agile delivery. I hope to work with Aaron again and look forward to that time.”