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Agile Portfolio and Product Management


As the key stakeholder, the agile product owner role is very hands-on and a significant role that can make or break an agile team. It’s not just about writing some user stories or acceptance criteria. It’s about understanding the business and what it needs in order to drive value from its products and services.


This course will lead you through the steps it takes to be an effective Product Owner using workshops and real-life examples.


After this course, attendees will be able to:

  • Understand Scrum and the role of the Product Owner
  • Act as an effective Product Owner on a team
  • Determine appropriate user stories for a product
  • Collaborate with their team to take user stories from raw to ready to done
  • Implement analysis techniques to appropriately detail user stories
  • Manage a product backlog and determine effective prioritization
  • Leverage the Product Owner role practice to deliver value
  • Use empiricism to measure the value delivered
  • Understand how to show leadership within a project team
  • Respond to the challenges of the Product Owner role
  • Understand the structure and roles within the Scaled Agile Framework

Perfil de los alumnos

People who in work in a Product Owner or Business Analyst role on agile teams for projects.


Our Instructors are both practicing in the field as Agilists and Business Analysts as well as adult education specialists. What this means to you is that they are highly qualified to not only effectively transfer knowledge to your team, but also bring current, relevant examples and experiences to the sessions. Our instructors are passionate about what they teach, love what they do and meet the highest professional standards.


Student handbooks with the full course materials.

Contenidos del Agile Portfolio and Product Management

  1. Introduction
    1. What is Agile?
    2. The Agile Manifesto
    3. Roles on an agile project
    4. Teams in an agile project
    5. Fundamentals of scaled agile
  2. The Role of the Product Owner
    1. Working with the Product Manager
    2. Working with the project team
    3. Working with other stakeholders
    4. Skillset of the Product Owner
  3. Inception Analysis and Planning
    1. Define features and stories
    2. Understand your customer
      1. Personas
      2. Journey Maps
    3. Create a product vision and roadmap
    4. Prioritization and value management
    5. Story sizing
    6. Determining MVP
    7. Managing stakeholder expectations
  4. Using Analysis to Get Stories Refined and Ready
    1. Techniques for detailing user stories
      1. Acceptance Criteria
      2. Process flows
      3. Prototypes
      4. Use Cases
    2. Definition of Ready
    3. Splitting User Stories
  1. The Product Owner and Ceremonies
    1. Sprint Planning
    2. Daily Stand-ups and Execution
    3. Reviews
    4. Retrospectives
  2. Fundamentals of SAFe
    1. SAFe structure
    2. Roles in SAFe
  3. Action Plan and Closing
    1. What Have we Learned?
    2. Next Steps – Action Plan
    3. Class Retrospective


This course is highly interactive and participative. The instructor will introduce concepts using demonstrative methods and hands-on activities and workshops. The participants will assimilate the concepts by discussing and applying the concepts using real-life situations.


Continuous evaluation based on the activities carried out in groups and / or individually.

Earn 16 IIBA CDUs and 16 PMI® PDUs by attending this course.


PMI es una marca registrada del Project Management Institute® , Inc.


Se emitirá Certificado de Asistencia sólo a los alumnos con una asistencia superior al 75% y Diploma aprovechamiento si superan también la prueba de evaluación.

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