Agile Product Management

Learn how to harness the Agile methodology from the Product Management perspective to build products that matter -- faster and more effectively. You’ll learn all the core skills needed to become an Agile Certified Product Manager and Product Owner™.
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$1,495

Study the complete curriculum online at your own pace. Includes quizzes, exercises, and a self-study guide to help cement learnings.

You’re in good company

Learn Agile from the Product Management perspective so you can rapidly and more effectively delight your customers’ needs.

Prepares you for the independent Agile Certified Product Manager and Product Owner™ exam administered by the Association of International Product Marketing and Management (AIPMM).

  • A unique Agile course

    Only 280 Group offers training on the Agile methodology aimed at the unique needs of Product Managers and Product Owners.

  • Play your position

    Understand the difference between the Product Manager and Product Owner roles so each role can perform more effectively.

  • Empower your team

    Learn what an Agile team really needs from their Product Manager so you can properly define the Product Vision and deliver the data they need to succeed.

  • Harness the power of Agile

    Learn how to build a Product Roadmap that will delight executive stakeholders, but also aligns with Agile best practices to provide the balance of predictability and market-responsiveness that only Agile can provide.

Learn It Your Way

Advance your career through the training method that best matches your learning style. Each method prepares you to earn the industry-standard Agile Certified Product Manager and Product Owner™ certification from AIPMM.

Self-Study

Study at your own pace with this online learning system. Get started anywhere at any time, and complete when you’re ready.

  • 7 learning modules provide comprehensive coverage
  • Quizzes, interactive exercises, and study material help you prepare and confirm your knowledge
  • Practice exam provides different sample questions every time you take it and gives you a score, so you can be confident you are ready for the exam
Features
In-Person

Learn with other students in the same room, led by an expert instructor. Choose from times and locations that work for you.

  • Small classes ensure personal attention
  • Ability to learn from each other with team exercises and in-class dialogue
  • Our unique training retention system includes the self-study course for one year — free!
Features
Custom Training

Transform your Product Management team by focusing on the specific needs and issues of your organization.

  • Your team learns the specific skills and concepts they need most
  • Learn best practices tailored to the needs of your market and your organization
  • Include Product Managers, Product Owners, and other key stakeholders so the team learns Agile best practices together
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What Our Students Say

  • “I completely enjoyed the two-day session and applaud the team for pulling together a succinct training that hits the core values of a Product Management and Product Ownership role within Agile. You have set a new level that other institutional trainings will look up to.”
    Tim Frech
    Director of Product Management, Tivo
  • “The role distinction was a wonderful takeaway in addition to various Agile methodologies. The Agile training was excellent and exactly what my team needed. I will definitely be looking into further courses from 280 Group.”
    Kristin Weir
    Director of Product Management, TriZetto
  • “The training makes it easy to understand not just the Agile methodologies and process but also clearly defines the roles and responsibilities of different team members, especially the role of a Product Manager/Product Owner which is critical to the success of any project.”
    Shiva Mogallur
    OEM Project Manager, Topcon Positioning Systems
  • “Our team of Product Managers have been reinvigorated. They used the training to learn, discuss and now try out new tools and approaches to increase the quality of their work.”
    Lesley Hanly
    VP of Product Management, Informatica
  • “I completely enjoyed the two-day session and applaud the team for pulling together a succinct training that hits the core values of a Product Management and Product Ownership role within Agile. You have set a new level that other institutional trainings will look up to.”
    Tim Frech
    Director of Product Management, Tivo

More Than Just Training

CHOOSE YOUR LEARNING STYLE

Study at your own pace with this comprehensive online course. Get started right away from the convenience of your home or work, and complete when you’re ready.

  • Agile Product Management: Self-Study

    This online learning system allows you to study the complete curriculum at your own pace, and provides additional resources to prepare for the certification exam.

    • 7 learning modules provide comprehensive coverage
    • Quizzes, interactive exercises, and study material help you prepare and confirm your knowledge
    • Practice exam provides different sample questions every time you take it and gives you a score, so you can be confident you are ready for the exam
  • AIPMM Membership + Certification Exam

    Membership in the Association of International Product Marketing and Management (AIPMM) demonstrates your commitment to your career.

    • Includes two opportunities to take the Agile Certified Product Manager and Product Owner™ online exam
    • One year AIPMM Basic Membership (usually $125/year)
    • Eligible for all other AIPMM certification exams (at additional price)
    • Access to AIPMM resource library
    • Join the private AIPMM LinkedIn group to network with other PM professionals
    • Personal resume review and career advice
  • Digital Certificates – Course Completion and Certification

    Take pride in your accomplishments and share with others.

    • Share your course completion on your favorite social networks
    • Print your certificate to demonstrate your achievement
    • Include Certification badges on your LinkedIn profile

Need Agile training customized for your Product team?

We can tailor this course to meet your team’s unique needs with private custom training, delivered live online or in-person.

Upcoming Courses

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Agile Certified Product Manager and Product Owner
This self-study course helps you prepare to become an Agile Certified Product Manager and Product Owner

We look forward to offering in-person training in 2021, just as soon as it is safe and practical to bring students and our great instructors together again.

We can tailor our courses to meet your product team’s unique needs with private custom training, delivered live online or in-person. Chat with one of our experts so you can learn to build products that matter.

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What You Will Learn

Uniquely designed for Product Managers and Product Owners, this course explains the Agile Methodology at the right level of detail, with an emphasis on how PMs can best serve the development team. You’ll learn to unleash Agile’s power so you can respond to customer needs quickly and deliver new value to the market rapidly.

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Course Goals
  • Understand how the Agile methodology works and the competitive advantages it offers
  • Learn how to supply Agile development teams with the right market and customer data they need
  • Grasp how to build a predictable product roadmap that satisfies executives while still benefiting from the speed and flexibility that Agile provides to meet ever-changing customer and market needs
  • Be prepared to take and pass the Agile Certified Product Manager and Product Owner™ exam from AIPMM
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Topics Overview
  • Agile and Scrum core concepts including key skills, strategies, tactics, and terminology
  • Overview of Kanban, Lean, XP, and hybrid processes to know how to use the best techniques from each
  • Product Manager and Product Owner roles and objectives within Agile teams
  • Product Management strategies and leadership skills to help you become a true product leader
  • All information necessary to pass the Agile Certified Product Manager and Product Owner™ exam
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Review and Exam Preparation Materials
  • Course Materials provide a reference guide to best practices
  • Study Guide helps you remember key concepts and prepare for the certification exam
  • Online practice exam provides different sample questions every time you take it, and gives you a score, so you can be confident you are ready for the exam

Course Curriculum

No other course explains the Agile methodology to a Product Management and Product Owner audience so they can learn how to best support the methodology to build better products faster.

Compared to other Product Owner-only courses (e.g. CSPO), our course provides additional coverage on how to integrate business strategy into your Agile processes, gives tips on how to influence and lead your Agile team, and provides best practices for every phase of Agile development in the Product Lifecycle. Download our syllabus to learn more.

Modules

  • The Agile Competitive Advantage
  • Keys for Agile Success
  • Scrum and Release Management
  • Creating Shared Understanding
  • Release Planning and Story Mapping
  • Optimizing Value Delivery
  • Prioritization, Vision, and Roadmap
  • Practical Product Leadership

Key Topics & Tools

  • The Agile Manifesto in Practice
  • Scrum Team Composition
  • Sprint Goals & Planning
  • Sprint Ceremony Best Practices
  • Optimizing the PM & PO Roles
  • Writing Epics & User Stories
  • Story Mapping
  • Lean / Kanban / XP
  • Prioritizing the Backlog
  • Release Management & Planning
  • Product Vision & Roadmaps
  • Influence & Team Alignment

Get to Know Our Instructors

280 Group instructors are chosen for their experience and passion to teach – a hard combination to find. With both technical and business skills under their belt, they have worked at high levels in companies such as Apple, Amazon, and Intuit, and have driven successful exits at startups.

  • Bill Haines - B2B Marketing Rules
    Bill Haines
    Principal Consultant & Trainer
    Droll skeptic devoted to Family, Formula 1 and Fine whiskey (not necessarily in that order)
    25+ years
    Experience from
  • Colleen Product Manager Skills
    Colleen O’Rourke
    Principal Consultant & Trainer
    Doctoral student, because there is just so much to learn in this world!
    20+ years
    Experience from
  • John Haniotis
    Principal Consultant & Trainer
    SCUBA diver from Down Under
    20+ years
    Experience from
  • David Nash
    Vice President, Products And Services
    Guitar player. EV, Aerospace & NYC Subway fanboy
    25+ years
    Experience from
  • Ken Feehan
    Principal Consultant & Trainer
    Beginner Python Programmer
    25+ years
    Experience from
  • Kenny Kranseler
    Principal Consultant & Trainer
    Road (not mountain) cyclist
    25+ years
    Experience from
  • Roger Snyder - VP of Marketing
    Roger Snyder
    Vice President of Marketing
    Backpacking & Hiking Junkie
    20+ years
    Experience from
  • Susannah Axelrod
    Principal Consultant & Trainer
    The law-abiding kind of Soprano
    20+ years
    Experience from
  • Tom Evans
    Senior Principal Consultant & Trainer
    Lived & worked in Brazil & speak Portuguese
    25+ years
    Experience from

Frequently Asked Questions

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