Take a deep dive into how a product manager leads sprint planning within a product team. Find out the goal of sprint planning meetings, the role of the product backlog, the ideal frequency for sprint planning meetings, and more.
- Your product team will meet periodically…to stay on the same page and keep momentum moving forward.…A natural way to do this is a sprint planning meeting.…Sprint planning, part of agile development…brings together your whole product team…to refocus, minimize surprises,…and guarantee higher-quality code.…This includes the product manager, product owner,…scrum master, product designer, and engineers.…We won't get too deep into agile in this course,…but agile is a common method of development…in modern software organizations.…
In sprint planning meetings,…your goal is to agree on a scope of work…over a period of time.…The scope of work is the mix of items…from the product backlog that your team…is committing to complete during that sprint.…The product backlog contains short initiatives,…including bug fixes, product functionality, and risks.…The product owner is a role within agile teams…that is in charge of the product backlog.…But in smaller organizations,…the product manager will also likely serve…as product owner and scrum master for the product team.…
In this course, Jay Clouse reviews the roles and responsibilities of the typical product team and explains the nuances of communicating with each group of stakeholders, including senior leaders, company partners such as sales and marketing, and customers themselves. The course includes real-life scenarios that show these communication strategies in action during phases of product management—including customer discovery, road mapping, and sprint planning.
- Product team principles
- Members of the product team
- Product manager responsibilities
- Communicating with senior leaders, sales, marketing, and customer service
- Communicating with customers