Product Owner

Product Owner – Requirements and Release Planning with Scrum (1 day course)

Background

In Scrum the Product Owner role is probably the most difficult role to perform successfully. The Product Owner steers the overall Scrum project to deliver a return on investment and bridges the gap between end customers/stakeholders and development. The Product Owner combines the traditional project and product manager roles in one person.

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for those who would play the role of, or would directly support, the Product Owner on a Scrum project. Typical participants would be Product Managers, Business Analysts, Project Managers/leads and project support personnel who will benefit from an understanding of how to define/refine requirements and plan releases in Agile/Scrum.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:
• Leverage Scrum to optimise value creation and customer satisfaction
• Interact with customer/end user stakeholders to understand their needs and define an effective product backlog with prioritised user stories/requirements
• Direct and work with the Scrum team in the creation of a realistic release plan
• Steer the Scrum team by providing feedback and support for the evolving software system to maximise productivity and business value

Topics Covered

Review of Scrum Process and Roles
• Scrum lifecycle and Team roles
• Product owner role in the four Scrum meetings
• Product Owner Characteristics and typical responsibilities
Requirements development in Scrum
• Defining your stakeholders and understanding their needs
• The Product Vision
• Software Overproduction
• From features to user stories - techniques for splitting requirements
• The INVEST criteria for user stories
• Creating and refining the Product Backlog
• User stories and acceptance criteria with examples
◦ Exercise: defining and refining user stories using a workshop approach
• Prioritisation of user stories and other elements of the product backlog
◦ techniques with exercises
• Product and Release scope
Release Planning and Management
• Working with customer stakeholders to build agreements
• Release Management Strategies
• Estimation
◦ The need for estimation with incremental development
◦ Estimation for user stories: story points
Exercise: planning poker for story points
◦ Additional estimation options
ideal days
task estimation
◦ Project velocity and sustainable development
• Creating the Release Plan
◦ Exercise: create a release plan
• Tracking/reporting Project Progress and predicting delivery date/scope
• Dealing with changes
Working with the Scrum team in Sprints
• Formulating Sprint Goals
• Supporting Sprint Planning
• Daily standups, Sprint Demo/Review and Retrospectives
• Exercise: Interpreting the Sprint Progress - taskboards and burndown charts
Working with distributed teams
• Multi-team Planning and Coordination
Pitfalls and how to avoid them

Course Dates, Venue & Timings:

Sl.No. State City Batch1-Date Batch1-Date Batch2-Date Batch2-Date Batch3-Date Batch3-Date Batch4-Date Batch4-Date Venue Contact
01 AP Hyderabad 2-May'11 6-May'11 7-JUN'11 10-JUN'11 2-JUL'11 6-JUL'11 2-Aug'11 6-Aug'11 Flat 617, Annapurna block, Aditya enclave, Ameerpet, Hyd-16 Jason-91-40-64568797
02 Delhi Delhi/Gurgaon/Noida 24-Apr'11 25-Apr'11 28-May'11 29-May'11 25-JUN'11 26-JUN'11 23-JUL'11 24-JUL'11 Orange Business services, Equant Solutions IndiaPvt. Ltd, Tower B, 8th Floor, DLF Infinity Tower -Phase II, DLF Cybercity, Sector 25, Gurgaon -122002, India Arun : 9810 328046
03 Karnataka Bangalore 7-May'11 8-May'11 4-JUN'11 5-JUN'11 2-JUL'11 3-JUL'11 6-Aug'11 7-Aug'11 DBS House 26, Cunningham Road ,Opp Indian Express Building, Bangalore - 560 052 Vijay : 96636 06107
04 Maharashtra Mumbai 21-May'11 22-May'11 18-JUN'11 19-JUN'11 16-JUL'11 17-JUL'11 20-Aug'11 21-Aug'11 DBS Heritage,Prescot Road,Opp. Cathedral Sr. School,Fort, Mumbai 400001. DBS Heritage (From Airport instruct the car / cab driver to drive to Fort, Fashion Street. It’s near Siddharth College, Budha Bhavan. Also there are schools like J. P. Pettit School & Cathedral Sr. School Mr.Vasudev
05 Maharashtra Pune 30-Apr'11 1-May'11 2-JUN'11 3-JUN'11 30-JUL'11 31-JUL'11 2-Aug'11 3-Aug'11 Hotel Raviraj , Deccan Gymkhana Mr.sameer
06 Tamilnadu Chennai 14-May'11 15-May'11 11-JUN'11 12-JUN'11 9-JUL'11 10-JUL'11 13-Aug'11 14-Aug'11 DBS House 31A, Cathedral Garden Rd ,Between Hotel Palmgrove and Valluvarkottam Nugambakkam,Chennai - 600034 Mr.Solomon
07 Westbengal Kolkata 30-Apr'11 1-May'11 2-JUN'11 3-JUN'11 30-JUL'11 31-JUL'11 2-Aug'11 3-Aug'11 DBS House 10/2, Hungerford Street,Opp. Exit Gate of Saturday Club,Kolkata - 700017 Mr.Sandeep
08 Kerala Trivandrum 21-May'11 22-May'11 18-JUN'11 19-JUN'11 16-JUL'11 17-JUL'11 20-Aug'11 21-Aug'11 DBS center Mr.Manoj
09 Kerala Cochin 24-Apr'11 25-Apr'11 28-May'11 29-May'11 25-JUN'11 26-JUN'11 23-JUL'11 24-JUL'11 DBS center Mr.Manoj
10 Tamilnadu Coimbatore 7-May'11 8-May'11 4-JUN'11 5-JUN'11 2-JUL'11 3-JUL'11 6-Aug'11 7-Aug'11 DBS center Mr.Balaji
11 Gujarat Baroda 2-May'11 6-May'11 7-JUN'11 10-JUN'11 2-JUL'11 6-JUL'11 2-Aug'11 6-Aug'11 DBS House Mr.Alok
12 Gujarat Ahmedabad 14-May'11 15-May'11 11-JUN'11 12-JUN'11 9-JUL'11 10-JUL'11 13-Aug'11 14-Aug'11 DBS center Mr.Alok

Contact Details:

Mr. Vijay Bhaskar Reddy

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Phone: 040-6456 8797

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