Course Description

Designed for Business Leader, Product Owner, Product Manager and Product Leadership roles, this ICAgile certification focuses on the behaviors and skills necessary to transform an output-based enterprise into one that is impact- and outcome-driven. You will practice defining, prioritizing and delivering value that aligns with corporate vision and strategy, engaging stakeholders at broad levels, and measuring and maximizing customer value at scale. You will learn about the skills and practices for Product Ownership at the team and enterprise levels.

Course Outline

This is a 21-hour course:

  • Product Ownership as an Agile Discipline and Craft
    • Enterprise Product Ownership Context
  • Skills and Behaviors for Enterprise Product Ownership
    • Value Leadership
    • Defining Enterprise Value
  • Seeking Value
    • Value Context Around Initiatives
    • Value Beyond Initiatives
  • The Discovery Process
    • The Bigger Picture
    • Analyzing Beyond an Initiative
  • The Continuous Discovery of Value
    • Building for Discovery vs. Building for Delivery
    • Discovery Beyond an Initiative

Learner Outcomes

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify and classify the variety of roles that could be present in a Product Ownership team, and explain the rationale for each role.
  • Categorize, select and apply a number of different tools to identify strategic outcomes based on organization goals and objectives (e.g., SWOT, Purpose Alignment Model).
  • Formulate and explain ways to role model value -based thinking and how Product Owners can act as mentors to other team members.
  • Discuss different negotiation tactics and how to help teams achieve consensus.
  • Express customer/client value in measurable terms.
  • Apply tools and techniques to predict and measure value over time.
  • Discuss and present a portfolio, applying techniques for negotiating and articulating value across programs and change initiatives.
  • Explain concepts of organizational change and discuss how any change impacts people.
  • Identify the solution components that will prove / disprove risky assumptions and plan them into the delivery schedule.
  • Explain when initiatives should be stopped, using enterprise value as a guide.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates


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Classroom: Instructor Led
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8:30AM to 4:00PM
May 05, 2020 to May 07, 2020
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Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $1,495.00
Section Notes

Parking, lunch and refreshments are provided.

Enrollment Deadline is Friday, April 24, 2020, at 5:00 PM CST. Beyond this date, please call 314-935-4444 to register.


A full refund will be given when a registrant cancels more than five business days prior to the start of the class. Cancellations received within 5 business days of the start of the class and no-shows will be billed in full. Another person may be substituted at any time at no additional charge. 

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