COST LiveOnline: USD$1,195 DURATION
In-person: 2 days
LiveOnline: 3 sessions of 4.5 hours each

20% off for group bookings of three or more.



How do we balance the holistic view of product value creation with the delivery of enterprise value? And how do we make sure we are building the right product at the right time for the enterprise?  

This course is designed for senior Product Owners and Product Managers to extend their view of product ownership and management to the enterprise perspective. In this advanced program you will analyse and understand the holistic value of an initiative in terms of customer value, enterprise value and strategic alignment.

You will learn how to identify and track enterprise level value through the entire life of an initiative, applying this lens through the ideation, discovery and delivery stages. You will be exposed to the tools and techniques that support the alignment of product management approaches with the enterprise strategic visionYou will also learn how the product management team can work with other key enterprise decision makers to maximise the value of delivery of an initiative and build shared understanding and consensus with your stakeholders.

 

Intended for:
  • Product Manager
  • Senior Product Owners 
  • Portfolio Managers 
  • Program/Senior Project Managers 
  • Enterprise Architects 
  • Product Subject Matter Experts 
  • Auditors 
  • Sponsors 
  • Key Stakeholders 
  • Financial Decision Makers 
  • Risk Managers 
  • Those that form part of the extended team supporting enterprise decision making activities

Prerequisites:

You will need to have completed formal agile training such as our Agile Fundamentals course. You need to understand your organisationproduct development processes and your organisation’s project and portfolio management approaches. You will also need to understand basic stakeholder engagement and management approaches. Prior exposure to strategic decision making and enterprise risk management concepts would also be beneficial. 

Learning outcomes:

During this course you will learn:

  • To construct a portfolio level backlog understanding the construction and prioritisation processes 
  • To evaluate and articulate initiative alignment to enterprise strategy 
  • A variety of decision-making approaches that can be used in forming the portfolio backlog 
  • To apply value-based thinking and negotiation skills 
  • How to articulate the various aspects of value (beyond monetary) that are important to the Enterprise decision making frameworks 
  • To prepare end-to-end value stream mapping for an Initiative 
  • Tool and techniques for ideation and discovery activities in an Initiative’s lifecycle 
  • Analysis and evaluation approaches for Initiative feedback loops and metrics 
  • Evaluation tools for recommending prioritisation, start/stop, pivoting, and sequencing of Initiatives within the portfolio backlog 

 

Content: 
  • The enterprise product ownership craft 
  • The enterprise product management team 
  • Understanding vision and strategy 
  • Defining strategic outcomes 
  • Aligning customer value with enterprise strategy 
  • Defining enterprise value from multiple dimensions 
  • Modelling and mentoring value-based thinking 
  • Decision making for value optimisation 
  • Articulating value propositions at the enterprise level 
  • Enterprise-wide initiative analysis 
  • Building for discovery versus building for delivery 

 

Method used:

This is an interactive course using group discussions and paper-based exercises to understand the concepts and how they can be applied to your individual circumstances.

 

Delivery:

This program is offered as a classroom-based course as well as a LiveOnline program. Our LiveOnline delivery is over three days (each four and a half hours in duration). The instructor is live and interaction and learning objectives are the same as our in-person classes with the added benefit of being able to take this course from your home, your office or your home office.  We use Zoom for our LiveOnline classes.  Zoom is an easy to use and reliable cloud platform and we have in place robust security settings to ensure our users and their privacy are protected. For more information please check out our FAQ page.  

 

Course outline:

Enterprise Product Owner (PDF).




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