SAFe Product Manager / Product Owner (PMPO)

11 Sep 2018

SAFe® Product Manager/Product Owner with PMPO Certification

Delivering customer value through effective execution and coordination of program increments in the enterprise

In this two-day course, you will learn how the roles of Product Manager, Product Owner, 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 Manager and Product Owner 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.

 

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

Associated Certification: SAFe PMPO

 

 

Learning Goals

After this course, you should be able to:

 

Identify the major components of the Scaled Agile Framework

Connect the Scaled Agile Framework to core Lean-Agile principles and values

Identify key roles and responsibilities within a SAFe implementation

Contribute to Portfolio content using epics and the Portfolio kanban

Apply Value Stream strategies to define and manage solution value

Engage in Product Manager strategies

Operate as a SAFe Product Owner

Develop a stakeholder engagement plan

Build and grow communities of practice

Topics Covered

SAFe PM/PO Introduction

Embracing the Lean-Agile mindset

Exploring Product Manger and Product Owner roles

Contributing to Portfolio content

Defining and managing solution value

Being an effective SAFe Product Manager

Being an effective SAFe Product Owner

Engaging stakeholders

Building your Communities of Practice

Prerequisites

One or more of the following prerequisites are recommended for students planning to attend this course and take the PMPO certification exam:

 

Leading SAFe

Leading SAFe Live Lessons

SAFe experience

SAFe Certification

Attending the class prepares you to take the exam and become a certified SAFe Product Manager/Product Owner (PMPO).

 

SAFe Certification Kit

Attendees who pass the exam will receive:

 

A SAFe PM/PO certificate

One-year certified membership as a SAFe PM/PO

A SAFe PM/PO branding kit with the PMPO certification mark

What You Get

The class registration includes:

 

Attendee workbooks

Access to the SAFe® 4 Product Manager/Product Owner Exam – requires course attendance

One-year membership to Scaled Agile, with access to members-only resources such as webinars, workbooks, guidance presentations, and advance notice of upcoming SAFe products

SAFe PM/PO (PMPO) attendance certificate upon request

Exam Details

Exam Name: SAFe® 4 Product Manager/Product Owner Exam

Exam Format: Multiple Choice, True/False

Exam Delivery: Web-based; Open book;

Exam Access: First attempt free within 30 days from course completion date

Exam Duration: Candidates have 30 days from course completion date to answer all questions and submit their exam.

Number of Questions: 59

Passing Score: 35 (60%)

Sample Test Questions

Annual Renewal

Renewals are from the date of certification.

 

Renewal fee: $100

10 continuing education/outreach hours

Professional Development Units (PDUs) and Scrum Education Units (SEUs)

Attendees may be eligible to apply for 15 Continuing Education – Strategic PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP and PMI-ACP certifications

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