07-04 | The most important skills of a product owner

A good product owner has strong communication skills, works well together, solves problems quickly and makes decisions. Very nice, such a list of skills, but not always useful to understand what’s really important to succeed as a product owner. Because every sector, organization and product owner is different.

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The program

15:30-15:45 Coffee
15:45-15:55 Welcome & short introduction
15:55-16:30 Main skills of a PO in different situations - Tony
16:30-17:00 Retraining colleagues to becoming a PO - Jochem
17:00-17:30 The key success factors for a PO when working with a nearshore software development partner - Ivan

Our speakers

Tony van Driel

Tony van Driel is partner at productowner.nl. With over 10 years of experience as a product owner, implementation and project manager, he will share his vision from the customer's (or user's) perspective during this session. Tony is able to present abstract and complex matters in a simple way with a large dose of enthusiasm. Because of the variety of customers and types of assignments that Productowner.nl works for, he has a good idea of ​​why the skills often differ depending on someone's background, role, the product and the weight of the project. Based on various practical examples, exercises and statements, Tony will map out the critical skills of a successful product owner in 2022.

Jochem Beek

Jochem Beek works as Head of Product Development at Transdev. Transdev is an internationally operating public transport company. With his previous experience at the GVB, Jochem now has 8 years of experience in Product Development. That POs are scarce is nothing new for anyone. That is why Jochem is working on a retraining program for his colleagues to become product owners. In this session he will share his insights, tips and experiences with us.

Ivan Roth

Ivan Roth is CCO at NetRom for 2 years and therefore a relatively new addition to NetRom! With more than 12 years of international commercial and marketing experience and his drive for results, he will start the discussion with the various speakers with bold questions so that practical examples, success stories and pitfalls are shared with each other.

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Register now for one of these masterclasses. We look forward to welcoming you at our new office at Papendorpseweg 83 in Utrecht. Act fast, because the available seats are limited. First want to know more about the role of the product owner? Then read our free whitepaper: Successful and happy product owners.

Whitepaper: Succesful and happy product owners

Good product owners are scarce. In 2022, there is an enormous demand for people with experience within a certain sector and who have the demanding list of skills that are required of a product owner. Moreover, product owners know better than anyone how to find out what is required from the business, and gradually convert a vision into reality. That is why they must be able to do their work motivated, effectively and enthusiastically. In this whitepaper we give 8 tips on how to do that.

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