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SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) is # 1 agile scaling framework and is highly marketable; Takes you well beyond simple team-level such as CSM, CSPO, PSM, PSPO, PMI-ACP classes
Cert options w/ Omni3 Inc.: SAFe for Govt Programs[SGP], Scrum Master/Advanced SSM/SASM], DevOps[SDP], Prod Owner/Prod Mgr [POPM], Leading SAFe [SA], SAFe for Govt Programs[SGP] :
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- Payment Plan available, because many folks are investing in their own career and paying out of their own pocket - $75 off if you register a friend
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In this two-day course, you will learn how the roles of Product Owner, Product Manager, Solution Manager, and Epic Owner drive the delivery of value in the SAFe enterprise. You’ll get an overview of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®), the Lean-Agile mindset, and an understanding of how the Product Owner and Product Manager roles operate in the enterprise to drive the delivery of value. Finally, you will get an in-depth understanding of the specific activities, tools, and mechanics used to effectively deliver value to the enterprise.
By the end of this course, you should be able to write Epics, Capabilities, Features, and User Stories within the context of SAFe, and have a solid foundation for managing backlogs and programs in a Lean-Agile enterprise.
Gain an understanding of the role of Product Owner in a SAFe enterprise. 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. You 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.
Intended for people new to the role of the Product Owner, or people wanting to better understand the role and how it fits into a SAFe enterprise, attendees typically include:• 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
Learning Objectives - 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
Topics Covered• 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 planPrerequisites - There are no prerequisites to take this course. All stakeholders working in a Lean-Agile environment or transformation are welcome to attend.
SAFe Certification - Attending this course prepares you to take the SAFe® 4 Product Owner/Product Manager Exam and to receive the SAFe® 4 Product Owner/Product Manager Exam certification.
What You Get - The class registration includes:• Attendee workbook• 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.
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 PMI-ACP certifications• Attendees may be eligible to apply for SEUs under category C, toward earning or renewing their CSP through Scrum Alliance
Exam and certification summary - Required course: SAFe® Product Owner/Product ManagerJob role description / target audience: A Certified SAFe® 4 Product Owner/Product Manager is a SAFe professional who works with customers and development organizations to identify and prioritize requirementPOPM Certification - Key Areas of Competency• Apply Lean-Agile Mindset and SAFe Principles and practices• Identify customer needs• Write Epics, Capabilities, Features, and Stories• Prioritize work to deliver value to the enterprise• Exam Prerequisite Skills or KnowledgeThese skills and knowledge are highly recommended to successfully pass the exam:• Experience in Agile• Experience in Lean
Exam Requirements - The first step toward becoming a Certified SAFe Professional is to attend the SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager course. This is a requirement, because attending the course provides access to all the study materials and the exam. Note that attending the course does not guarantee passing the exam. A complete list of courses, including dates and locations, is on the Scaled Agile, Inc. website.
Exam Details• Exam name: SAFe® 4 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 – 35 out of 45 (77%)• 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. Contact [email protected] for any retake questions.
Exam Study Materials - The exam is designed to measure knowledge and skill related to the job role. We highly recommend candidates use a variety of resources to prepare for this exam including:• Course Materials – The course materials are an essential artifact from the course and can be downloaded from the SAFe Community Platform. These materials can be used to reference back to the content that was specifically presented during the class.• Study Guide – This comprehensive guide details the job role and all resources related to the exam, including a detailed reading list. Access is available through the Learning Plan in the SAFe Community Platform upon course completion.• Practice Test – The practice test is designed to be predictive of success on the certification exam*, and it has the same number of questions, level of difficulty, and time duration. It is part of the Learning Plan in the SAFe Community Platform and can be taken an unlimited number of times at no cost. *This is not the actual exam and passing it does not guarantee success on the certification exam.
What You Get - Becoming a Certified SAFe® 4 Product Owner/Product Manager requires an exceptional range of skills and is a career path for many servant leaders. Certification includes:• Certified SAFe® 4 Product Owner/Product Manager PDF certificate• Certified SAFe® 4 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
Instructor Info: Public Profile: www.linkedin.com/in/agiledaniel
- SAFe pre-read materials [optional] shared out prior to course, and study group set-up facilitated for after course to include discussion of sample test questions
- Not an "Ivory Tower" Instructor. Dan, an active lean-agile xform practioner in Corporate America, brings real-life experience from 7+ industries, 20+ companies
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Refund Policy/Terms and Conditions
1/2 refund with 14 days notice. 1/3 refund between 14 and 7 days notice. no refund with less than 7 day notice. but in many cases may transfer to different class/another student
Instructor: Daniel J. Miklusicak, Lean-Agile/SAFe Transformation Consultant & Instructor