Agile Product Owner (Online)
Product Owners are responsible for ensuring that Scrum teams are delivering value to the organization and becoming intimately familiar with the needs and priorities of customers and stakeholders. This fully online, two-week program will give you the skills you need to become an effective Product Owner by guiding teams and prioritizing work to meet customer and stakeholder needs.
During four modules delivered over two weeks, participants will learn the key responsibilities and models of effective Product Owners while earning their Agile Product Owner Credential. Each module consists of self-study pre-work and exercises, two live two-hour, instructor-led, interactive learning sessions, and post-session skill application and reflection exercises.
This program is a requirement for the Agile Project Management Track in the Master’s Certificate in Project Management.
Who Should Attend
Individuals and teams, software developers, new product developers and managers, process improvement individuals, product managers, product sponsors
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Continuing Education Units
This course provides 1.2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
How You Will Benefit
- Identify the key responsibilities of a product owner
- Identify how the product owner’s key relationships support the role’s responsibilities and contributions to the Scrum team and project
- Recognize effective and ineffective product owner performance in Scrum environments
- Earn Product Owner Credential
|Module 1 – Introduction to the Product Owner role in Scrum|
|Module 2 – Responsibilities of the Product Owner|
|Module 3 – Product Owner Relationships|
|Module 4 – Impact of Product Owner Performance|
Shawn is a Senior Consultant with Farwell Project Advisors LLC and adjunct faculty with UW–Madison and UW-Platteville. Prior to joining Farwell in July 2017, Shawn was VP - Development and Support, and VP – Professional Services for CloudCraze Commerce (enterprise eCommerce software built on Salesforce). Shawn brings 25 years of project and program management experience to his passion for teaching, research and consulting for businesses, universities and professional organizations.
Shawn has presented at PMI Global Congresses in Sydney, Orlando, Melbourne and Phoenix and at many PMI chapter and SeminarsWorld events. In 2010, Shawn was a visiting professor for a Taiwan cohort for International University of Monaco. Shawn is published in various project management proceedings and publications.
Shawn is certified by PMI as a Project Management Professional and Agile Certified Practitioner, and has a Master of Science in Project Management degree from University of Wisconsin – Platteville. Shawn was awarded a PMI Kerzner Scholarship in 2008. Shawn is also a Certified Scrum Professional (Scrum Alliance).
Shawn is a member of PMI at the national level, a member of Wisconsin’s South-Central (Madison) PMI chapter, and was a founding officer of North-East Wisconsin’s PMI chapter.
June 22 – July 1, 2020
Monday and Wednesdays
3-5 p.m. CDT