You have thought about the next best idea forever, but could never get started? This course provides easy to use facilitation tools and tips for executing on your great idea!
This course has been designed for entrepreneurs (veteran or up-and-coming) and product designers who want to quickly convert their product or service ideas to actionable plans.
After completing this course you will be able to:
As a bonus, charting your business destiny and product niche determination section have been added. These will help you understand if you are following your true passion!
This course is very important if you need to develop quick visions and next steps for your new product or service so you can quickly collect feedback or pitch the idea to an investor.
The course is structured in a series of video lectures with practical explanations on how to use the presented ideas. No special software required - Grab your pens, index cards, sticky notes and some friends and show them the next best thing!
This lecture guides students through the steps to determine their business destiny.
This lecture provides guidance to students on how to determine their business niche.
This lecture provides guidance to students on determining the main key words for their product or service idea.
In this exercise you will document your product or service niche and associated key words.
This lecture walks students through the vision creation exercise steps.
The sample product vision exercise is summarized in this lecture. The result is a completed product vision template for the sample product.
In this exercise you will complete your own product vision template.
This lecture will demonstrate a method for creating feature cards.
Exercise - Create your feature cards
An overview for the Kano and MoSCoW analysis techniques.
This lecture demonstrates an example using the Kano analysis.
This lecture demonstrates an example using the MoSCoW analysis.
This lecture provides an overview of the value card game.
This lecture demonstrates running a value estimation game.
This lecture provides an overview of the effort estimation game.
This lecture demonstrates running an effort estimation game.
This lecture demonstrates prioritization. The Weighted Shortest Job First model is used.
In this exercise you will estimate your features then perform the prioritization.
With over 20 years of business analysis experience, Andrew provides facilitation expertise with the tools and techniques to bring your success with your projects.
After working intensively with small and medium businesses, Andrew sought out other ways to communication business ideas faster and more effectively than traditional modeling diagrams and reams of documentation. This lead him to explore Lean Agile methodologies which he continues to apply today.
Andrew has been coaching and assisting others all his life and enjoys providing knowledge to others to help them grow and attain their goals.