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SAFe® Product Manager/Product Owner with PMPO Certification

Delivering value through effective Program Increment execution

SAFe® Product Manager/Product Owner with PMPO Certification

Delivering value through effective Program Increment execution

05 Jul 2021 Live-Online London 2 days Early bird £795 +VAT Make enquiry Book Course Make enquiry

Course Timings

This training course runs from 09:00 to 17:30 each day.

All times given are in the local timezone for the date of the course.

Course Overview

Develop the skillsets needed to guide the delivery of value in a Lean enterprise by becoming a SAFe® 5 Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM). During this two-day course, attendees gain an in-depth understanding of how to effectively perform their role in the Agile Release Train (ART) as it delivers value through Program Increments.

Attendees explore how to apply Lean thinking to decompose Epics into Features and Stories, refine Features and Stories, manage Program and Team backlogs, and to plan and execute Iterations and Program Increments. Attendees also discover how the Continuous Delivery Pipeline and DevOps culture contribute to the relentless improvement of the ART.


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.

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Course Tutor(s)

Robert Hill

Training Lead & SPC

Having worked for over 20 years in both the private and public sector, Rob has vast experience leading and instigating transformational change through the use of digital technology. A certified SPC, Scrum Master, Product Owner and Kanban Practitioner, Rob truly believes adopting the Agile mindset and methodologies are key to engaging teams and stakeholders to harness the true potential and value of their products, projects and working relationships

Course Content

  • 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

Learning Objectives

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

Audience

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

Pre-requisites

All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience.However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended:

  • Attend a Leading SAFe® course
  • Experience working in a SAFe environment
  • Experience with Lean, Agile, or other relevant certifications

Course Preparation

Prior to attending this course, we suggest participants explore the Full SAFe Configuration at the Scaled Agile Framework (v5.scaledagileframework.com). The icons are clickable, and they will take you to the relevant article.

The following articles are recommended reading:

  • Essential SAFe (v5.scaledagileframework.com/essential-safe/) provides an overview of the minimal set of roles, events, and artifacts required to continuously deliver business solutions via an Agile Release Train (ART) as a Team of Agile Teams.

Certifying Bodies & Exams

Exam requirements

The first step toward becoming a Certified SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager is to attend this 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.

Exam prerequisite skills

  • Experience in Agile
  • Experience in Lean

Exam details

  • Exam name – SAFe® 5 Product Owner/Product Manager Exam
  • Exam format – Multiple choice, multiple responses
  • 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 course
  • Exam duration – Once the exam begins, candidates have 90 minutes (1.5 hours) to complete the exam.
  • Number of questions – 45
  • Passing score – 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.

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 refer back to the content that was 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.
  • Sample Questions – A web-enabled, flashcard style version of the sample questions can be found online and in the study guide.

What You Receive

he 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.

Attendees who pass the exam will receive:

  • 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

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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