The Effective Product Owner

Trainers: Dan Nicola, Florin Cardasim
Duration: 2 days

The Product Owner is often the one driving the success of the product, a bridge between the stakeholders and the team, making sure every increment delivers as much value as possible. Our course teaches you how to be an effective Product Owner, specifically how to manage the Product Backlog, how to collaborate with both the stakeholders and the team, how to define realistic product roadmaps and release plans, and how to respond to change. Following our training you will have what it takes to succeed as a Product Owner in an Agile project.


Sprint 1 - What is Scrum

Values and principles of Agile and Scrum
Scrum Overview (roles, artefacts, ceremonies)
Scrum Dynamic Model (DoR and DoD)

Sprint 2 - The Product Owner Rols

The qualities of an effective Product Owner
Working with the Team and Scrum Master
Engaging stakeholders
Strategies for different types of products

Sprint 3 - The Product Backlog

Understanding the Product Backlog
Writing effective user stories
Business value and prioritisation

Sprint 4 - Scrum Ceremonies

Choosing the right sprint goal and planning a sprint
Going from iteration to iteration
Responding to change and updating the backlog

Sprint 5 - Release Planning

Release planning techniques
Determining velocity and forecasting progress
Agile Contracts

PSM Certification

Our PO course gives you the in-depth knowledge you need to pursue a Professional Scrum ProductOwner level I (PSPO I) certification. You can apply and take the assessment on There is a separate fee for taking the assessment, which you can pay on Otherwise we can arrange it for you and the fee will be added to the course fee, just let us know.

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Dan Nicola

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