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SAFe® Agile Product Management

Using Design Thinking to create valuable products in the Lean Enterprise

SAFe® Agile Product Management

Using Design Thinking to create valuable products in the Lean Enterprise

02 Dec 2020 Live-Online London 3 days Early bird £1950 +VAT Virtual enquiry On-site enquiry Book Course On-site enquiry

Course Overview

The Agile Product Management course harnesses the power of Design Thinking to develop innovative solutions with proven SAFe capabilities to execute on those visions. Learn the right mindset, skills, and tools to create successful products—from inception to retirement—using Agile techniques.

Recognise how Continuous Exploration fuels innovation and helps you define a vision, strategy, and roadmap to tap into new markets. Find out how to accelerate the product life cycle to get fast feedback and quickly deliver exceptional products and solutions that delight customers—all while aligning with your organisation’s strategy, portfolio, evolving architecture, and solution intent.


FAQs

COVID-19

On 3 March 2020, Scaled Agile announced it would allow requests for remote course delivery for all SAFe courses. Additional guidance from their team effective from 9 June 2020 allows the remote delivery of SAFe classes on an on-going basis if required. Radtac is planning to to facilitate many of our scheduled training via our Live-Online virtual classroom. We are continually reviewing this decision based on advice from the local authorities in the region of delivery to ensure the safety of our clients. team and partners. For further information please see our policy here.

What is a Live-Online course?

Live-Online courses are those delivered via our virtual (online) classroom. You will collaborate and interact with your course tutor and participants in real-time via video conferencing and our our digital workspace. You can read more about our Live-Online courses, tools and watch a short video on what to expect here. For public scheduled Live-Online courses you should for look for the dates with a location set as Live-Online <city>. The city is used to highlight the timezone the class will be set in but can be joined by anyone who can be present during the duration of the course.

How do I reserve my place on a public course?

Simply click on the blue button on this page titled ‘Book Course’ to reserve your place today. This is a very popular course, spaces fill quickly and it is recommended that you book your course as soon as practicable. We always ensure our pricing is competitive and offers real value for money.

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If you would like one of our qualified trainers to host to your organisation, simply click the button on this page titled ‘Virtual Enquiry’ for remote courses or "on-site enquiry' for face-to-face classroom delivery, fill in the details and we will be in touch within 24hrs. We can then personalise the program to fit your specific needs, tailored to your specific business outcomes and budget.

Course Tutor(s)

Tim Jackson

Scaled Agile Programme Consultant & Trainer

Tim is an experienced Agile Project Manager, SAFe Programme Consultant and Coach. He is passionate about business transformation and building products that teams put the user at the heart of the solution.

Kay Overend

Lean-Agile Consultant, Coach, Trainer

Kay has over 16 years of experience delivering complex business and technology transformation initiatives within the financial services industry. For the first part of her career she worked on the trading floors of some of the world's largest investment banks, using agile practices to build and support financial systems. She then made the move to a payments fintech where she was responsible for leading their enterprise agile transformation using the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). Now a Consultant, Kay wants to use her passion and experience to help other organisations on their digital transformation journey.

Course Content

Topics covered are:

  • Analyzing your role as a Product Manager in the Lean Enterprise
  • Continuously exploring markets and users
  • Driving strategy with market segmentation
  • Using empathy to drive design
  • Defining product strategy and vision
  • Creating roadmaps to build solutions
  • Delivering value
  • Managing value stream economics
  • Creating innovation in the value stream

Learning Objectives

To perform the role of a SAFe® Agile Product and Solution Manager (APSM), you should be able to:

  • Use Design Thinking to achieve desirable, feasible, and sustainable outcomes
  • Explore market needs, segmentation, sizing, and competitive landscape
  • Manage value stream economics, including pricing and licensing
  • Use empathy to drive design
  • Apply product strategy and vision
  • Develop and evolve roadmaps
  • Execute and deliver value using SAFe
  • Explore innovation in the value stream

Audience

The following individuals will benefit from this course:

  • Product managers and directors of product management
  • Product marketing managers, project managers, Product Owners
  • VP of Product Management, Business Owners, Business Analysts
  • Product leaders collaborating with product management, architects, subject matter experts, and business line managers

Pre-requisites

Course Preparation

To prepare yourself for the class, please review the following materials:

Certifying Bodies & Exams

Attending this class prepares you to take the SAFe® 5 Agile Product and Solution Manager (APSM) Exam.

Exam Details

  • Exam name: SAFe® 5 Agile Product and Solution Manager Exam
  • Exam format: Multiple choice; Multiple select
  • 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® 5 Agile Product and Solution Management course
  • Exam duration: Once the exam begins, candidates have 120 minutes (2.0 hours) to complete the exam
  • Number of questions – 60
  • Passing score – 45 out of 60 (75%)
  • 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.

Annual Renewal

  • Membership renewals are one year from the date certification is earned
  • Renewal Fee: $295

What You Receive

The class registration includes:

  • Attendee workbooks
  • Eligibility to take the SAFe® 5 Product and Solution Management exam
  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
  • Course certificate of completion

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

Scrum Education Units (SEUs)
Attendees may be eligible to apply SEUs under category C, toward earning or renewing their CSP through Scrum Alliance

PMI Professional Development Units (PDUS)

Attendees may be eligible to apply for PDUs toward continuing education requirements with the ProjectManagement Institute (PMI) for PMP or PMI-ACP certifications

Online Details

We use Zoom video conferencing to host our live online courses via a virtual classroom. We recommend that before registering participants run a zoom test meeting and check system requirements to ensure they are able to connect. Participants will also use our digital workspace, Mural and our Agile Tools Mobile app for collaboration with the class and completing exercises for the duration of the course. You’ll find links below to test and explain requirements for each of these tools.

Zoom requirements

https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux

Zoom test meeting

https://zoom.us/test

Mural requirements

https://support.mural.co/en/articles/2113688-technical-requirements-to-run-mural

Agile Tools Mobile App

https://www.radtac.com/resources/agile-tools-mobile-app/

On registration full information will be provided via joining instructions to each partcipant with instructions on how to acess the virtual classroom and additional tools.

Still unsure? Talk to our team of friendly learning advisors, they are here to assist before, during and after your class if you have any questions.

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