Agile Product Ownership (ICP-APO)

*Price: 1150 EUR 850 EUR
*Early Bird: 950 EUR 750 EUR
4 - 6 November 2024
09:00 - 14:00 CET - Europe/ Berlin (GMT +01:00)
Live Online Training
Early Bird Price ends 2 weeks before the training starts. *All prices are exclusive of VAT.
About the training

The ICP-APO is one of two knowledge-based certifications on the Product Ownership Track. The certification focuses on value-driven software delivery, the accompanying mindset, and essential agile practices to emphasize customer value.


The course also looks at creating organizational and team environments conducive to frequent and transparent collaboration between the business and development teams. During this course, you will learn specific techniques and practices such as lightweight requirements, prioritization methods, progressive elaboration, product/project road mapping, story mapping and much more.

The training program is accredited by the International Consortium for Agile (ICAgile). At the end of the training, participants receive the ICAgile Certified Professional – Agile Product Ownership (ICP-APO) personal certificate (ICP-APO) which is recognized worldwide.
What you get as a participant
ICP-APO Certificate
Participants who actively work throughout the training receive the ICAgile Certified Professional – Agile Product Ownership (ICP-APO) personal certificate which is recognized worldwide and a personal profile on ICAgile.com.
ACCESS TO FACILITATION TOOLS
You will get access to facilitation tools and PDF files with the results of exercises.
PDU/SEU POINTS
By attending the course, you can earn up to 15 Category C SEU points and up to 14 PDU points to use towards your future training.
How can I get SEU?
POST-PACK
A letter with additional materials, a list of articles and literature for self-study.
15 HOURS OF TRAINING
Three-day intensive training will cover the required learning outcomes for this certification.
This program covers:
1. The Need for Value Management - What is Value Management; Levels of Value Management; Relating to the Agile Manifesto; Value Management in Various Agile Flavors.
2. Role Scope and Diversity - Role, Not Job Title; Adapting the Role to the Context; Bridge not Ferry; Keeper of Responsible Decisions; Big Picture View.
3. Thinking Skills - Critical Thinking; Systems Thinking; Be Comfortable with Ambiguity; Flexibility of Thinking.
4. Value Management Behaviors - Ask the Tough Questions; Show, Don't Tell; Collaboration & Cooperation; Flexibility in Communication; Influence, not Power; Give the Bad News Early and Often; Standing up for the Value.
5. Determining Value in the Initiative - Defining Value; Determining Planned Value; Defining Scope; Identifying Measurable Outcomes & Goals; Creating Delivery Roadmap.
6. Communicating Value - Articulate Value Proposition at the Initiative level; Holder of the Value Context.
7. Understanding Stakeholders - Stakeholder Analysis; Think Like a Customer; User Needs and Habits; Bridge Understanding Gaps.
8. Analyze To Determine Value - Amount of Context Needed; Type of Context Needed; Maintaining Value In the Initiative; Knowing the Constraints; Identifying Initiative Risks.
9. Exploring the Solution - Setting the Scene; Exploring Needs and Solutions; Communicating with Examples; Modeling to Understand; Defining Quality; Quality Tradeoffs.
10. Managing Artifacts - Gathering Artifacts; Managing Artifact Change; Long-Lived Artifacts.
11. Enabling Valuable Delivery - Defining Done at multiple levels; Progressive Elaboration; Understanding what is Doable; Assessing and Validating Delivered Value; Slicing and Chopping; Adapting based on feedback and knowing when to stop.
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