SAFe® 4.0 PRODUCT MANAGER / PRODUCT OWNER WITH PMPO CERTIFICATION

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SAFe 4.0 Product Manager / Product Owner with PMPO Certification: 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.

Associated Certification: SAFe PMPO

Date Place Reg. Fee Action
Oct 19/20 Toronto Downtown $1,399.00 Register
Oct 12/13 Toronto Downtown $1,399.00 Register
May 26/27 Toronto Downtown $1,399.00 Register

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

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

Course Curriculum

  • SAFe 4.0 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 4.0
  • Leading SAFe Live Lessons 4.0
  • SAFe experience

SAFe Certification

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

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

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

SAFe Product Manager Certification

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The Agile framework has unique sets of principles and processes that require training and practice in order to fully master. A number of certification courses have emerged to provide IT professionals the knowledge and competency with the Agile framework. One certification that you should consider is the SAFe product manager certification.


What is SAFe Certification for Product Managers?

This training is specifically structed for the managers in development programs. It is focused towards creating product managers who will lead the enterprise to deliver value to their customers. With this certification, a professional becomes well-versed with the roles of a product manager such as backlog management, stakeholder management and delivering valuable features at enterprise level.

To be able to deliver customer value, manage risks and execute development programs successfully, you need to understand your roles as the product manager. Product managers are very key participants at enterprise level because they drive the value in the SAFe enterprise. SAFe certification for product managers begins by giving you an overview of the Scaled Agile Framework then provides an in-depth understanding of the roles you will play as the product manager in the enterprise in order to deliver customer value. You will be well equipped with the tools, activities and processes that need to be put in place in order to offer value. This certification provides a good foundation for learning lean-agile methods that can be applied at enterprise level.


Who requires SAFe Certification for Product Managers?

This course is for, but not limited to:

  • Product managers and product owners
  • Business owners, executives and analysts
  • Solution managers and portfolio managers
  • PMO personnel, process and program managers
  • System architects, enterprise and solution architects

The SAFe product manager course allows you to clearly identify the features and tools used in the scaled agile framework. The course covers the critical product manager strategies that you need to engage in during program development. Taking this course is an investment in more ways than one. Not only will it position you as a fully qualified IT professional or project manager but also help you in reaching your organization’s goals when implementing the Agile framework.

The course focuses on software and systems engineering and will also cover the integration of technical and non-technical teams so as to provide a cohesive solution in development. With this knowledge, the product manager will be well equipped with the tools to write Epics and Features and also come up with User Stories based on the SAFe framework. Product managers should expect to learn how to develop SAFe events and processes, manage stakeholders and deliver features in the enterprise. Critical areas such as enterprise backlog management will also be covered in SAFe product manager/product owner training. This is the best opportunity for product managers and product owners to acquire a solid foundation to better manage a lean-agile enterprise.

At ANS, we offer the full SAFe product manager course. Should you decide to explore the official certification in SAFe, feel free to get in touch with us.