In this course you’ll learn how to execute and release value across many teams, how to build an Agile Portfolio, and how to lead a Lean-Agile transformation at enterprise scale. You will gain an understanding of the Lean-Agile mindset and how to apply the principles and practices to support Agile teams, programs, program portfolio management, and to coordinate large Value Streams.
In this course, you will learn how the roles of Product Manager, Product Owner, Solution Manager, and Epic Owner drive the delivery of value in the enterprise. You’ll get an overview of the Lean-Agile mindset, and an understanding of how the Product Manager and Product Owner roles operate in the enterprise to drive the delivery of value. Finally, you will get an in-depth understanding of the specific activities, tools, and mechanics used to effectively deliver value to the enterprise.
By the end of this course, you should be able to write Epics, Capabilities, Features, and User Stories and have a solid foundation for managing backlogs and programs in a Lean-Agile enterprise.
Project Portfolio Management:
In this course, attendees will gain the tools and techniques necessary to organize around value for optimal business results, implement Lean-Agile Program Portfolio Management, Governance and Budgeting. You will also learn how to use and implement the Portfolio Kanban system to accelerate value flow to the programs.
Attendees will leave with a set of practices that accelerate Value Flow and support Lean-Agile Program Portfolio Management, Lean-Agile Budgeting and Software Capitalization, and Agile Lifecycle Governance.
Program Management Foundation & Practitioner:
This course prepares current Project managers to transition to being Scrum Masters for their leadership role in facilitating Agile team, program, and enterprise success. The course covers facilitation of cross-team interactions in support of the program execution and relentless improvement. It enhances the Scrum paradigm with an introduction to scalable engineering and DevOps practices; the application of Kanban to facilitate the flow of value; and supporting interactions with architects, product management, and other critical stakeholders in the larger program and enterprise contexts. The course offers actionable tools for building high-performing teams and explores practical ways of addressing Agile and Scrum anti-patterns in the enterprise.
This course also teaches teams who are part of a larger program how to work in an Agile environment using Scrum, Kanban, and XP. The teams will learn how to become Agile Teams, build their backlog, and plan and execute iterations. Agile teams learn about their ART and their role in it, planning, executing, and improving with other teams. This class prepares teams to run a Program Increment (PI), including all meetings at the Team and Program level with a specific focus on the upcoming PI planning.