One of the most critical Lean Startup concepts is the Minimum Viable Product. This workshop is for product managers and owners who wish to be strategic and tactical with MVPs that fit an agile culture of continuous development and learning. You’ll learn and practice building MVPs that reduce waste, build a shared team understanding, and create a path for successful innovation.
This workshop will take place at the Hotel Weitzer near the center of Graz. Details about the location will follow via mail.
Who is the workshop for?
People involved in product development (designers, developers, engineers, product managers, product owners, startup founders, entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs)
Organizations interested in, intrigued by, or passionate about Lean Startup or Agile development
Organizations and teams that would like more structure and process around their experimentation, validated learning, and customer development.
MVP definition and confusion
Why MVPs work
Keys to effective MVPs:
13 types of MVPs
Exercise 1: Designing an MVP
Assumptions about problem, market, & product
Metrics and KPIs
What can go wrong
Planning an MVP experiment
Exercise 2: The Concierge MVP
Define a problem
Ideate a solution
Plan a manual way to provide value
The Concierge MVP board
Experimentation cycles and culture
The MVP threshold
Exercise 3: Fake doors
The button to nowhere
Serving an MVP to customers
Why asking “would you pay for it?” is bad and actually asking for payment is great