What will you learn?

  • Perform your Product leadership role effectively
  • Manage, connect and measure discovery and development activities for high impact
  • Gauge and decipher problems, solutions, and craft relevant business models to achieve product-market fit
  • Plan and manage sprint activities and deliver targeted results
  • Operate with Scrum & Kanban principles for high quality process management
  • Plan and manage fast-paced effective releases that are made up of multiple sprints
  • Create and maintain high clarity stakeholder alignment via use of vision, project charter roadmap and product backlogs


There is no prerequisite for this course


New technologies such as Mobile and Cloud have altered the business landscape and changed delivery models in the arena of software products. The pace of business is increasing rapidly and hence Time-to-market has turned vital for companies looking to lead markets. Customers too have become increasingly demanding as they capitalise on social media platforms to provide feedback and assessment on the products they are use. Companies therefore are required to adapt to such marketplace changes. They can do so by using agile methodologies to co-create value propositions with their customers and deliver it a quicker pace than their competitors.

This course will help you understand and apply the concepts relevant to Agile Software Development. Learners will also be able to use Scrum framework and its principles that are required for effective implementation. They will also be able to conceptualize,design and create product roadmaps, agile metrics, product-market fit, prioritization techniques, and work effectively in high performing agile teams.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Context Setting

  • 2

    Chapter 1 - Agility for Product Development

  • 3

    Chapter 2 - Product Manager & Product Owner Roles

    • Introduction
    • Two sides of achieving product-market fit
    • Visualization of PM and PO Roles
    • Measuring success
    • Mindsets
    • Other roles
    • Recap
    • Chapter Quiz
    • Additional Learning Resources
  • 4

    Chapter 3 - Product Thinking

    • Introduction
    • The user and personas
    • Problem statement
    • Vision
    • Product-market fit
    • Problem definition
    • Solution definition
    • Business model definition
    • Lean validation overview
    • Story mapping
    • Chapter Quiz
    • Additional Learning Resources
  • 5

    Chapter 4 - Managing Up and Across

    • Introduction
    • Product Charter
    • Roadmapping
    • Product Backlog Prioritization
    • Product steering
    • Chapter Quiz
    • Additional Learning Resources
  • 6

    Chapter 5 - Scrum Framework

    • Introduction
    • What is Scrum
    • Roles in Scrum
    • Scrum Events
    • Product Backlog
    • Chapter Quiz
    • Additional Learning Resources
  • 7

    Chapter 6 - Working in an Agile Team

    • Introduction
    • Story Writing
    • Agile Estimating
    • Agile Planning
    • Managing the Sprint
    • Technical Practices and Quality
    • Chapter Quiz
    • Additional Learning Resources
  • 8

    Chapter 7 - Metrics for Agile Product Management

    • Introduction
    • Interpreting burndown charts
    • Three levels of planning and estimating
    • Chapter Quiz
    • Additional Learning Resources
  • 9

    Chapter 8 - Kanban

    • Introduction
    • Why kanban?
    • Creating flow
    • Kanban in action
    • Chapter Quiz
    • Additional Learning Resources
  • 10

    Chapter 9 - Wrap-up

    • Wrap-up
  • 11

    Recommended Readings and Books

    • Recommended Resources