SAFe® Product Owner / Product Manager

Delivering value through effective Program Increment execution With SAFe® 5 Product Owner/Product Manager Certification Based on version 5.0 of SAFe®

Scaled Agile Product Owner Product Manager, Scaled Agile POPM WorkshopDevelop the skillsets needed to guide the delivery of value in a Lean enterprise—and learn about the activities, tools, and mechanics used to manage backlogs and programs—by becoming a SAFe® 5 Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM). 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:


  • Apply SAFe® in the Lean enterprise
  • Connect SAFe® Lean-Agile principles and values to the PO/PM roles
  • Collaborate with Lean Portfolio Management
  • Explore continuous value with Program Increment Planning
  • Execute the Program Increment and deliver continuous value
  • Articulate the Product Owner and Product Manager roles
  • Create a role action plan
Early bird price ends on 7-27-2020
Private Training
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  • Applying SAFe® in the Lean enterprise
  • Relating a Lean-Agile Mindset to the Product Owner and Product Manager roles
  • Collaborating with Lean Portfolio Management
  • Continuously explore customer needs
  • Executing the Program Increment
  • Defining the Product Owner/Product Manager roles and responsibilities
  • Creating a Product Owner/Product Manager action plan

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.

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

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

Attendees who pass the certification exam will receive:

  • SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager certificate
  • A SAFe® 5 Product Owner/Product Manager digital badge to promote your accomplishment online
  • A one-year certified membership as a SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager, which includes access to the POPM Community of Practice
  • A SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager certification usage guide with POPM certification marks
  • Access to a variety of learning resources to support certified professionals during their SAFe® journey

Certificates expire one year from the date the certification is earned.

  • Renewal fee is $100
  • Exam name: SAFe® 5 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 the exam within the SAFe® Community Platform upon completion of the SAFe 4 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.

Attendees may be eligible to apply for 15 PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP, PgMP, and PMIACP certifications.

Attendees may be eligible to apply for SEUs under category C, toward earning or renewing their CSP through Scrum Alliance.

Activity Number SAFePO/PM Duration 2 days
PMI Certification Technical Leadership Strategic Total
PMP® 10.5 3 1.5 15
PgMP® 10.5 3 1.5 15
PMI_RMP® 0 3 1.5 4.5
PMI_SP® 0 3 1.5 4.5
PMI_ACP® 10.5 3 1.5 15
PfMP® 0 3 1.5 4.5
PMI_PBAsm 0 3 1.5 4.5

In order to provide the most experienced instructors and a superior classroom environment, we must ask you to adhere to our cancellation policy. If it is necessary to cancel or reschedule this registration, please notify us immediately. Our cancellation policy is as follows:

  • 15 or more days prior to class, 100% refund of tuition.
  • 8-15 days prior to class, no refund, but may reschedule another class within one year of the cancellation date.
  • 7 days or less from the course start date, neither refund of tuition nor any rescheduling allowed. No changes are allowed to make.
  • In the event any cancellation occurred due to low enrollment or unforeseen natural events, we will issue a 100% refund.
  • What tools do we utilize during the remote sessions?
    We utilize a combination of Zoom and Miro Board. 
  • Does the enrollment fee include the exam fee?
    The enrollment fee includes the first exam attempt.
  • When can I take the exam?
    You can take the exam within 30 days from the course completion date.
  • When will we restart our On-site sessions?
    Currently, because of the COVID-19 situation all our classes are held online. We will start on-site sessions on August 2nd.
  • Which SAFe Certification Course is right for me?
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  • Do we offer a group discount?
    Yes! We offer a group discount. The Group price will appear after you attempt to enroll.
  • How can I schedule a private event?
    Yes! Please visit this link
  • Can I claim PDUs and SEUs ?
    Yes! The PDUs vary depend on the class you take. Please ask us about the PDU claim code.
  • Can I finance my ticket?
    Yes you can!  Please select PayPal when you checkout then select Paypal Credit!
  • Are our instructors outsourced from different countries?
    No! All of our instructors are in North America.
  • What type of credit card do we accept?
    We accept all kinds of credit cards and you have the option to checkout via Paypal.
  • When do we close the enrollment ?
    1 hour before the starting time of the class.
  • Do I have to be in the same city to take a remote class?
    No! Anyone is welcome to enroll in our live remote training sessions.
  • Why is the timezone in CST?
    Because we are based in Dallas, Texas. Click here to convert to your local time.
  • Can I retake the class if I joined in a remote session?
    Attendees that have enrolled in our remote training sessions are welcome to retake the class on-site. However, the class will run in limited cities.
  • Where can I take the exam?
    You can take the exam online, from anywhere you have an internet access.

    Todd Williams

    Todd Williams is a proven Agile Coach/Trainer with over 10 years of hands on Lean Agile experiences driving Agile Transformations in various industries. Successfully delivered 3 large enterprise business Agile transformations – Bank of America Conversational Commerce “ERICA”, AT&T Inter graded Cloud Computing (AIC), T-Mobile Billing.

    A successful result driven professional that has an extensive background in the Telecommunications, Financial Services and Software Development field for over 15 years. I have spent the last seven years of my career in the Agile Transformation & Lean Adoption space helping organizations improve their efficiency and achieve optimal productivity in order to accelerate time to market.

    I am featured in book “The Agility Shift” by Pamela Meyers as a consultant on High Performing team behaviors and robust backlog refinement. Guest Speaker at Girl Who Code 2018 and Texas Block Chain Conference (2019). Currently leading a Scaled Agile Transformation for McKesson Technology while contributing the build out of our Global Agile PMO. Additionally, I have trained over 600 SAFe Practitioners in various classes and conducted workshops for Value Alignment and Lean Agile PMO launches. I hold several Scaled Agile certifications: SPC 5.0, RTE,SA,LPM, SDP. Other Certifications include Project Management Professional (PMP) & Certified Scrum Professional (CSP).


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