SAFe Product Owner / Product Manager

Develop the skillsets needed to guide the delivery of value in a Lean enterprise by becoming a SAFe® 5 Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM).
2 days
Exam fees included
Language: English
Virtual: via zoom

Summary

During this two-day course, attendees will gain an in-depth understanding of the Agile Release Train (ART), how it delivers value, and what they can do to effectively perform their role.

They will also learn how to apply Lean thinking to write Epics, break them down into Features and Stories, plan and execute Iterations, and plan Program Increments. Finally, attendees learn about the Continuous Delivery Pipeline and DevOps culture, how to effectively integrate as Product Owners and Product Managers, and what it takes to relentlessly improve the ART.

Learning Goals

To perform the role of a SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager, attendees should be able to:

  • Articulate the Product Owner and Product Manager role

  • Connect SAFe Lean-Agile principles and values to the PO/PM roles

  • Decompose Epics into Features and decompose Features into Stories

  • Refine Features into Stories

  • Manage Program and Team backlogs

  • Collaborate with Agile teams in estimating and forecasting work

  • Represent Customer needs in Program Increment Planning

  • Execute the Program Increment and deliver continuous value

Topics Covered

  • Becoming a Product Owner/Product Manager in the SAFe enterprise

  • Preparing for PI Planning

  • Leading PI Planning

  • Executing Iterations

  • Executing the PI

  • Becoming a Certified SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager

What Attendees Get

The class registration includes:

  • Attendee workbook

  • Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe® 5 Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM) exam

  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform

  • Course certificate of completion

Attendees must attend both days of the course in order to qualify for the exam.

Who will Benefit ?

The following individuals will benefit from this course:

  • Product Managers, Product Line Managers, Product Owners, Business Owners, and Business Analysts

  • Solution Managers, Portfolio Managers, Program Managers, PMO personnel, and Process Leads

  • Enterprise, Solution, and System Architects

Prerequisites

All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended for those who intend to take the SAFe® 5 Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM) certification exam:

  • Attend a Leading SAFe® course

  • Experience working in a SAFe environment

  • Experience with Lean, Agile, or other relevant certifications

Exam Details

  • Exam name – SAFe® 4 Product Owner/Product Manager Exam – or – SAFe® 5 Product Owner/Product Manager Exam

  • Exam format – Multiple choice , multiple response

  • Exam delivery – Web-based (single-browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed

  • Exam access – Candidates can access to the exam within the SAFe Community Platform upon completion of your SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager course.

  • Exam duration – Once the exam begins, candidates have 90 minutes (1.5 hours) to complete the exam.

  • Number of questions – 45

  • Passing score – POPM4 = 35 out of 45 (77%); POPM5 = 33 out of 45 (73%)

  • Language – English

  • Exam cost – First exam attempt is included as part of the course registration fee if the exam is taken within 30 days of course completion. Each retake attempt costs $50.

  • Retake policy – Second attempt on exam (first retake) can be done immediately after first attempt. Third attempt requires a 10-day wait. Fourth attempt requires a 30-day wait.

Once you pass the exam

Becoming a Certified SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager requires an exceptional range of skills and is a career path for many servant leaders. Certification includes:

  • Certified SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager PDF certificate

  • Certified SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager digital badge to promote your accomplishment online

  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform, which includes access to the POPM Community of Practice

  • Access to Meetup groups and events that connect you with other Certified SAFe Professionals

  • A variety of learning resources to support you during your SAFe journey

 
Upcoming Product Owner Classes

SAFe Product Owner/ Product Manager 5.0 - Canada | EasternTime zone

9am EST Canada | Online Instructor Led

SAFe Product Owner/ Product Manager 5.0 - Florida | Eastern Time zone

10am EST Florida: Online Instructor Led

SAFe Product Owner/ Product Manager 5.0 - Virginia | Eastern Time zone

9am EST Virginia: Online Instructor Led

SAFe Product Owner/ Product Manager 5.0 - Canada | EasternTime zone

10am EST Canada | Online Instructor Led

SAFe Product Owner/ Product Manager 5.0 - Florida | Eastern Time zone

10am EST Florida: Online Instructor Led

Tel: 001-703-945-6060

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