Leaders, Managers, Product Owners, Scrum Masters, and Support Roles
who have prior Scrum or Kanban training or experience (including scaled agile),
want to refine their framework skills,
improve their roadmap and release planning,
and go beyond mechanics into what makes teams higher performing.
Understand where you are and where you need to be with your Agile mindset.
Complete a product canvas and redefine what a backlog provides.
Write user stories that provide a value driven definition to the development team.
Prioritize the backlog using a variety of assessment methods.
Benchmark a user story value system and conduct estimating sessions.
Develop Agile roadmaps using four different techniques.
Identify a strategy for working with customers and stakeholders on an Agile roadmap.
Demonstrate techniques for determining a release path and create release map examples.
Discuss team culture and how it impacts ability to reach high-performance with any framework.
Ensure that interactions, events, and activities create value.
Part of the Solution
Real life, real learning
Learning by Doing
What is the course outline for this program?
Chapter 1: Agile Mindset & Principles
Chapter 2: Product Vision
Chapter 3A: Product Themes and Backlogs Redefined
Chapter 4: User Stories In-Depth
Chapter 5: Acceptance Criteria Deep Dive
Chapter 6: Slicing Stories and Addressing Non-Functional Stories
Chapter 7: Managing the Backlog
Chapter 8: Roadmaps
Chapter 9: Releases
BONUS: Team Culture
What do I need to do to prepare for the program?
- Ability to be clear of distractions with a calm quiet place to participate.
- Willingness and time to put in the work outside the weekly group sessions.
- Interest in setting aside pre-conceived ideas and opening mind to new techniques.
- Camera, microphone, computer, appropriate internet bandwidth.
- Mobile phone with data plan for activity check-in when away from computer.
- Basic understanding of online tools or willingness to take extra time to learn.
How is the Masterclass presented?
All content is posted on the Thinkific dashboard. All Zoom sessions are recorded and posted to the dashboard as well. In addition, we have an online support community to share and ask questions.
What if I want 1-to-1 coaching?
We offer a limited number of 1-to-1 VIP coaching sessions each quarter for which members must pre-qualify based on their goals and where they are on their journeys. The VIP coaching packages are for 12 hours over 4 months.
Is there a bundle discount if I want to enroll in more than one journey?
Yes. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for details. Likewise we offer a bundle discount if multiple people in one organization enroll.
Can I get a refund if I don't like it?
If after 4-sessions you discover that this program is not for you, you can get a 50% refund.