Delivering value through effective Program Increment execution with SAFe® 4 Product Owner/Product Manager Certification
Based on version 4.6 of SAFe
Develop 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® 4 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.
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
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
What Attendees Get
The class registration includes:
Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe® 4 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
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® 4 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
SAFe Certification Kit
Attendees who pass the certification exam will receive:
SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager certificate
A SAFe 4 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 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: 35 out of 45 (77% passing score)
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.
Professional Development Units (PDUs) and Scrum Education Units (SEUs)
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.
Lee used real life examples and really helped the whole class understand SAFe.
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Lee knows his topic inside and out. Not only does he approach this course as a disciplined academic but as a real world practitioner borrowing from an enormous catalog of past experience.
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I have a lot of respect for him as he is 'doing' SAFe and not just teaching it...from my point of view, I am in the trenches as a Scrum Master and it's not always an easy job - Lee peppered his SAFe course with real-world examples and it was super.
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Lee was a great instructor and and clearly knew the subject matter very well. He did a great job and keep the class engaged and focused on the material.
Demonstrated passion for the material.
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Lee is an experienced and knowledgeable SME, and his ability to both teach the curriculum and provide real-life applications of each concept enabled me to pick up on the material more comprehensively than anticipated.
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Lee is an excellent facilitator. He is personable, keeps us on schedule, and is never boring.
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While we were a small group, we managed to exhaust each concept via conversation/Q&A. Lee did a good job of keeping us on track to complete the course in a timely manner.
Why Choose Allison Agile?
Dedicated 24X7 Support Line: You will have an open channel to ask our staff real-world questions that you face while working with your cert.
Access to Professional Career Coaching: You'll be able to schedule a 30-minute 1:1 career coaching session!
Invitation to Our Exclusive Mentoring Community: You will get access to a moderated support community!
Premium Access to Upcoming Courses and Webinars: Expand your skillsets and training at all of our upcoming events!
Allison Agile offers public and private SAFe training around the globe. However, since we are Austin-based, we can offer "Will Run" classes in Austin, Houston, San Antonio and Dallas. Hey, gotta take care of our home stomping grounds, right?
What does this mean? This means that the second the first ticket is sold, we will definitely be holding that class. Of course, there is the outside chance that some classes might have lighter attendance than others, but the class WILL run. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to give us a call at 512 557 7511.