In this highly engaging and interactive Product Ownership course, you will develop skills and knowledge around how teams of people harnessing Agile values and collaborating together, can better empathise with their customers, explore complexity, and react to changing markets and technology to maximise the delivery of value. During the ICP-APO course you will practice Product Ownership techniques that foster innovation and learn how to develop ideas from inception through to implementation with the end user always at the center of the solution.
The ICAgile Certified Professional in Agile Product Ownership helps you understand what Product Ownership really means. Indeed during the ICP-APO course you will go beyond writing user stories and managing Product Backlogs, and consider responsibilities such as setting a vision, market research, strategic thinking, the full product lifecycle and innovation.
You will explore how UX practices can be shared by the whole team, encouraging UX to become everyone’s responsibility. You will discover ways Agile, Lean UX, Lean Startup and Design Thinking allow you to go on a journey of iterative discovery with a focus on building products that rock your customer’s world!
Our ICP-APO course remote trainers are industry leading experts in Product Ownership, and have extensive hands-on experience of practicing the delivery of value using Agility.
Being online, the ICAgile Certified Professional – Agile Product Ownership course is suitable for trainees across the globe. Each day starts at 9:00 am UK BST (10:00 am CEST) and finishes at 5:00pm UK BST (6:00 pm CEST). This makes this ICP-APO course perfect for people in the UK and across Europe in particular.
What you will receive:
- Two days of high-quality interactive training from a leading ICP-APO trainer;
- Official course materials;
- ICAgile Certified Professional – Agile Product Ownership (ICP-APO) certificate (upon completion of the course and assessment of their understanding of the concepts from the ICP-APO class);
Who should attend the Agile Product Ownership (ICP-APO) course?
This Agile Product Ownership class is for Product Owners, Product Managers, Business Analysts, Development Team Members, Designers, Scrum Masters, Agile Coaches or anyone in a role involved in maximising value.
This ICAgile Certified Professional in Agile Product Ownership course takes place online over two days using state-of-the-art technology:
- Monday 14th September – 9:00 am to 5:00 pm UK BST / 10:00 am to 6:00 pm CEST
- Tuesday 15th September – 9:00 am to 5:00 pm UK BST / 10:00 am to 6:00 pm CEST
Being online and interactive, this ICP-APO course is specifically designed to cater for trainees across the globe, and particularly across the UK and Europe. Indeed, the timing of this course supports trainees attending from, for example; from Edinburgh, London, Paris, Amsterdam, Berlin, and Budapest to name just a few locations.
Attendance on all parts of the course (as listed above) is required.
The course includes regular breaks for comfort and effective learning.
Remote/Online Course Logistics
This ICAgile Certified Professional – Agile Product Ownership remote/online course utilises state-of-the-art technology in order to support communication and learning. The course uses a combination of the Zoom video and audio conferencing platform and the Mural and Google Jamboard collaboration platforms.
Upon sign-up of the course, you will be sent a calendar invitation with Zoom video/audio conference details as well as information about using Mural and Google Jamboard.
Your Remote Agile Product Ownership (ICP-APO) Trainer(s)
About your ICAgile Certified Professional – Agile Product Ownership course trainers…
David’s professional experience spans roles of; Agile Trainer, Agile Coach, Scrum Master, Kanban Service Delivery Manager, Team Leader and Software Developer in a variety of industries, including finance, eCommerce, social housing and education.
David believes in servant leadership, and he values environments where empowerment, autonomy and flexibility enable teams to do the best work possible.
He is committed to continuous learning and development in himself and others. He is passionate about getting the best out of teams and seeing people reach their full potential.
David is active in the global Agile community, including blogging, and speaking at conferences and meetups around the world.
Natasha Hampshire Natasha is a multi-disciplinary product, service and user experience designer. During her career she has worked extensively in the financial services and automotive industries utilising her excellent design skills in combination with a strong knowledge of Agile.
She is extremely passionate about creating great user centred products and services by collaborating with others to create a purely human centred design environment.
Natasha is a UX Master with the Nielsen Norman Group, one of only around 200 in the world.
Agile Product Ownership (ICP-APO) Course Coverage
The ICAgile Certified Professional in Agile Product Ownership course covers:
- The Agile Mindset;
- The Product Owner Role;
- Product Management Framework;
- Value Management;
- Lean UX and Design Thinking;
- Integrating UX into Agile Teams;
- MVP and Prototyping;
- Product Backlog Management;
- The User Journey;
- Managing Stakeholders.
What You Will Learn
Trainees on the ICP-APO certification course will gain an excellent foundation in value-based Agile solutions delivery and understand what to do when they return to their organizations.
- The Agile Mindset – Understand the core values and principles of the Agile manifesto;
- Product Ownership – Understand what true Product Ownership really means;
- Value – defining value and what this means in the product lifecycle;
- Empathise with your user – Learn a variety of UX techniques to understand your users and improve the chances of building products they love;
- Collaboration toolbox – Learn how to treat product development as a team sport;
- Build, measure, learn – Learn to take a hypothesis driven approach to either validate product ideas, or fail fast.
Agile Product Ownership (ICP-APO) Course Certification and Assessment Details
The ICP-APO training course is accredited by the International Consortium for Agile (ICAgile). At the end of the training, participants receive the ICAgile Certified Professional – Agile Product Ownership (ICP-APO) personal certificate (ICP-APO) which is recognized worldwide.
There is NO exam. Instead, ICAgile allows for their course accreditors to determine appropriate means for retention of the learning outcomes. Therefore trainees on the ICP-APO course will be asked to complete short assignments between sessions and demonstrate their understanding of the core concepts from the Agile Product Ownership course.
Agile Product Ownership (ICP-APO) Course Prerequisites
Attendees on the ICP-APO course are expected to have an understanding of Agile basics, gained through experience working in an Agile team, or by completing Agile training such as ICAgile’s Agile Fundementals (ICP) course. Other options that would provide suitable pre-rerquisite awareness include the Scrum.org PSM and Scrum Alliance CSM training courses.
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- Cancellation/postponement By Edinburgh Agile – In the very unlikely event that we have to cancel your course, you will entitled to either an alternative course date or a full (100%). In such a scenario, all participants will be informed well in advance via email.
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