SCRUM Training: Becoming a Great Product Owner


Course Delivery

Live Instructor-Led Training

Course Description

The course Becoming a Great Product Owner (SCRUM Training) includes concrete techniques for requirements elicitation & stakeholder management and discusses the creation & maintenance of the Product Backlog in detail. Product Owners are shown how to idenitify epics, features & sprintable PBIs as they perform backlog grooming. This course shows you how to write great user stories through constant interaction with product stakeholders. SCRUM core concepts are mastered through detailed group discussions & extensive practice exercises that allow you to experience the complete SCRUM lifecycle.

Course Dates and Pricing


Feb 19 - 20, 2018$1,675.00Mar 19 - 20, 2018$1,675.00May 3 - 4, 2018$1,650.00

Course Outline

The SCRUM Product Owner Role

Overview of the Product Owner Role
Desirable Characteristics in a Product Owner
Working with the Team
Collaboration with the Scrum Master
Working with Customers and Other Stakeholders
Scaling the Product Owner Role
Common Mistakes

Envisioning the Product

The Product Vision
Desirable Qualities of the Vision
The Minimal Marketable Product
The Importance of Simplicity
Customer Needs and Product Attributes
The Birth of the Vision
Techniques for Creating the Vision
Visioning and the Product Roadmap
Minimal Products and Product Variants
Common Mistakes

Working with the Product backlog

The DEEP Qualities of the Product Backlog
Grooming the Product Backlog
Discovering and Describing Items
Prioritizing the Product Backlog
Getting Ready for Sprint Planning
Sizing Items
Dealing with Non-Functional Requirements
Scaling the Product Backlog
Common Mistakes

Planning the Release

Time, Cost and Functionality
Quality is Frozen
Early and Frequent Releases
Quarterly Cycles
About Velocity
The Release Burndown
The Release Plan
Dealing with Large Products
Common Mistakes

Collaborating in Sprint Meetings

Sprint Planning
Definition of Done
Daily SCRUM
Sprint Backlog and Burndown
Sprint Review
Sprint Retrospective
Meeting in Large Projects
Common Mistakes

Becoming a Great Product Owner

Instructor led discussion on what it takes to become a great product owner

Course Locations

  • Ottawa

  • Montreal

  • Toronto

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