Course Description

The Product Manager is a visionary who can envision the final product and communicate the vision” - Roman Pichler

This program will immerse participants in key lessons and practices to build a successful career in Product Management. The program adopts the Scrum framework with other techniques practices in building successful, scalable and competitive products. Earn the Scrum Product Owner Certified (SPOC™) qualification.

Agile and Lean thinking has delivered a paradigm shift in how individuals collaborate, communicate and operate to deliver solutions that meet customer needs and business goals. Agile requires an "all in" mindset from both business and technology where all individuals work together to deliver business value in the form of working software. 

The Agile Scrum for Product Owners course will provide the knowledge to understand and apply the principles of agile. At the end of the course, participants will be able to effectively plan, prioritize and manage a product roadmap to deliver business value, understand the role of the Product Owner and the development team within an iterative process, and gain the skills necessary to become an agile leader to drive your organization to the next level.

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Module 1 - Agile and Scrum Overview

    • What is agile?

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    • Why adopt agile?

    • The agile manifesto

    • 12 Principles of the agile software development

    • Agile Methodologies and Frameworks

    • Scrum Overview

    • Professional Experience and Summary

    • Test your learning

  • 2

    Module 2: Scrum Roles

    • Scrum Roles

    • The Product Owner

    • The Scrum Master

    • The Scrum Team

    • Advantages of Cross-Functional Teams

    • Test your learning

  • 3

    Module 3: Planning in Scrum

    • Requirements explained

    • Scrum Flow

    • Requirements in Scrum

    • User Stories

    • Acceptance Criteria

    • INVEST criteria for good user stories

    • Backlog prioritisation factors

    • Prioritisation techniques

    • Definition of Done

    • Requirements estimation

    • MoSCoW Prioritisation

    • Burndown and Velocity

    • Risk

    • Information Radiators

    • Test your learning

  • 4

    Module 4: Sprint Planning

    • Sprint Planning

    • Test your learning

  • 5

    Module 5: Implementation of Scrum

    • Daily Stand-Up Meeting

    • Sprint Review Meeting

    • Sprint Retrospective Meeting

    • Product Backlog Grooming

    • Test your learning

  • 6

    Product Definition/Visioning Games

    • Product Definition Exercise

    • Agile Inception Deck

    • Inception Kick Off

    • Roadmapping

    • Sketching for Understanding

    • Innovation Generator

  • 7

    Prioritization Games

    • 100 Hundred Dollar Test

    • 20/20 Vision

    • Forced Ranking

    • 35

  • 8

    Brainstorming Techniques

    • About Brainstorming

    • Structured Brainstorming

    • Unstructured Brainstorming

    • Idea Cards

    • Brainwriting 6-3-5

    • Angel's Advocate

  • 9

    Drawing/Visualization Games

    • Draw Toast

    • Squiggle Birds

    • Draw the Problem

    • How Visualization helped a Team Deliver More Value

  • 10

    Next steps

    • Congrats! Here's what's next...

    • More resources for you

    • Before you go...

Pricing Information

For this online course, you will have access to the online course, followed by the certification examination proctored by ScrumStudy. You will also be granted access to our communities of practices where we share career information, networking, provide coaching and mentoring from time to time, at no extra cost.

FAQ

  • Who can become a Product Manager or Scrum Product Owner?

    Anyone who interfaces with, or plans to, customers/stakeholders or works as a Product Owner in a Scrum Team. You must be comfortable with interacting with customers to understand their needs, provide leadership and an effective communicator.

  • What do I get by ordering this course?

    This course is split into 3 offerings. 1. Regular Course which comes with an On-Demand course and a certificate of completion. 2. Regular Course with Exam and Certification (ScrumStudy). This is a globally recognized certification which qualifies you to work anywhere. 3. Regular Course + Exam and Certification + Mentoring. This offering include online course, Exam and Certification as discussed above plus access to a Professional Mentor.

  • Do I get a Certificate at the end of the Course?

    Yes. Applicants will be awarded the Scrum Product Owner Certified (SPOCTM) certificate by SCRUMstudy upon successfully passing the certification exam.

  • Do you have a Community of Practice where I can ask questions and get support?

    Yes, we do. This is one of the advantages our delegates benefit from at WayMaker. We have existing platforms (Slack, WhatsApp, Google Classroom) where our delegates can rub minds and ask ANY question regarding professional life. Our membership boasts of Agile Business Analysts, Agile Delivery Managers, Designers, Scrum Masters, Product Managers, Project Managers, Product Owners, Software Developers, Solution Architects, Testers and many more.

  • What level of support do you provide?

    We support all our delegates to achieve career success. We provide ongoing support (through the Community), CV Branding, LinkedIn Profile Optimization, Work Reference, One-on-One Mentoring and so many others. PS: Some of these additional services are not FREE.

  • How do I get the SPOC™ Certification?

    WayMaker Learning will provide you with access to an online platform (immediately you order this course with the Exam+Certification option), where you can quickly refresh your knowledge of Scrum and also take the exam. Exam Format: Multiple choice, 140 questions per exam, No negative marks for wrong answers, 180 minutes duration, Proctored online exam, Current pass rate: 93%.

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