Product and Delivery Practitioner

Embark on an engaging journey with our two-day Agile practitioner course, designed to immerse you in the dynamics of agile team collaboration and product development.

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2 days
Led by: Cristina Maireles

Available dates

Tuesday 30 July 2024

9:30 am - 4:00 pm

(2 days )

Wednesday 14 August 2024

9:30 am - 4:00 pm

(2 days )

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Who is this course for and Prerequisite:

This course caters to individuals with a minimum of 6 months’ experience in the public sector in following roles:

  • Business Analysts
  • Product Managers
  • Delivery Managers

Participants should have completed the “Why Agile” and “Scrum” courses or possess equivalent knowledge and experience.  If you haven’t attended the courses (“Why Agile” and/or Scrum) you may not receive the full benefit of the learning.

Please feel free to reach out and discuss with the academy team to understand if this is a suitable course for you.

What will my 2 days look like?

  • Through interactive activities and real-world simulations, you’ll work in teams while you delve into the fundamentals of building a new product from inception to prototype testing. 
  • On Day 2, the majority of the course time will be spent on working with your team building up to a final presentation.  On the whole, we estimate 50% working with your team in breakout room and 50% will be spent learning together.  You will be supported by your facilitators throughout these 2 days.
  • In order to make the most of this course, you should feel at ease collaborating with team members while organising tasks within an entirely activity-based setting utilising breakout rooms on Microsoft Teams and Mural.
  • We recommend having your camera on during the course as you will be part of a team, working together in a small group.

What will I learn:

During this learning journey, you will develop insights and skills, encompassing:

  • Remembering techniques for productive meetings and workshops, including strategies for team setup and effective communication.
  • Understanding methods for identifying user needs and validating them, along with crafting product visions to guide development.
  • Applying knowledge to create user story maps and collaborative workshops, as well as define measurable goals and metrics for product success.
  • Analysing risks, communication strategies, and workflow management techniques to mitigate issues and ensure transparency with stakeholders.
  • Creating experiments for iterative improvements, fostering a culture of continuous learning, and conducting self-assessments to devise personalised learning plans for ongoing development.

How will this relate to my job role?

We will be leveraging competence aspects you require to perform your job role using the Digital, Data and Technology framework

This course will help you develop the knowledge associated with the following DDaT skills: 

1. Agile Ways of Working and Digital Perspective

  • Learn and apply an agile mindset, principles, practices and tools from a digital perspective 
  • Maintaining momentum throughout the product lifecycle by optimising processes and visualising your work
  • Collaboratively inspect and adapt your team’s ways of working while ensuring a user-focused approach
  • Innovate! Be Creative! Try by doing 🙂 

2. User Focus and Product Vision

  • Ensuring user needs are validated and prioritised in creating a clear product vision
  • Understand the difference between a vision, a roadmap and a product backlog
  • Learn how to conduct experimentation, importance of metrics and how to facilitate story mapping workshop

3. Team Dynamics and Collaboration

  • Creating a collaborative environment conducive to team dynamics.
  • Visualising and managing team workflow to aid collaboration
  • Working together in a team and self organising

Join us for this experience that will empower you to grow in your agile journey and create impactful outcomes for your projects and teams.

Additional information

Once you have registered, you will be required to complete an application form.  Thereafter your application will be reviewed and you shall receive a response no later than one week prior to the commencement of the course. 

The course joining instructions will be issued one week before the course start date at your registered email address.

Fees and funding

The course is funded by the Scottish Digital Academy.  Please read our terms and conditions and note that a fee may be payable for late cancellation or non-attendance.

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