Certified SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager

11 March, 2024Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2 days
In Person
Agile Scaling
Product Management
Product Owner
SAFe

Become a certified Product Owner (PO) or Product Manager (PM) with this two-day SAFe training course. Perfect the skills you need to excel in your role within a large-scale Agile environment. Whether new to Agile or seeking to enhance your knowledge, this training is your pathway to success. Plus, you can take the Scaled Agile Academy SAFe POPM exam and earn your certification.

Perfect your PO or PM skills to match SAFe!

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Duration

2 days

Time

09:00 – 17:00

Language

English

Lunch

Included

Certification

Yes

Level

Professional

What will you learn?

Explore how SAFe principles apply to your position and learn to collaborate effectively through Lean Portfolio Management. Discover the secrets to establishing a continuous value stream through Program Increment Planning and meet user needs by prioritizing and releasing new functionality. After completing this training, you will be fully equipped to excel as a SAFe Product Owner or Product Manager.

Key takeaways

  1. Master the role of Product Owner/Product Manager in a SAFe environment.
  2. Gain a deep understanding of Agile and SAFe principles.
  3. Collaborate effectively with Lean Portfolio Management.
  4. Establish a continuous stream of value through Program Increment Planning.
  5. Unleash the power of continuous delivery and DevOps culture.
  6. Earn your Certified SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager certificate.

Program

During this comprehensive training, you will delve into the world of SAFe as a Product Owner or Product Manager. Gain a deep understanding of your role, tasks, and responsibilities within an Agile environment.

  • Lean, Agile & SAFe: Explore the impact of these principles on Product Owner or Manager roles.
  • Customer and user needs: learn how to expose these continuously.
  • Agile Release Train & Planning Intervals: Successful feature implementation.
  • Continuous Delivery & DevOps culture: Enhancing value delivery.
  • PO/PM Profile: In-depth role description, responsibilities, and activities.

Who is it for?

This training is ideal for current Product Owners and Product Managers seeking to excel in an Agile environment. Additionally, this course will benefit Business Analysts, Information Analysts, and Test Managers, or those transitioning to these roles within a SAFe setting.

Requirements

To join, you should have a solid understanding of Agile/LEAN basics

Have at least six months of experience in one of the mentioned roles.

Why should I do this training?

Gain expertise

Gain expertise in Scaling Agile methodologies for enterprise environments.

Acquire practical skills

Acquire practical skills to align structure, strategy, and teams for effective collaboration and value delivery.

Increase your market value

Increase your market value with a globally recognized Certified SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager certification from Scaled Agile Academy.

Exam and Certification

The Certified SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager training is concluded with an online multiple-choice exam, included in the course price. Please note that attendance on all course days is mandatory to participate in the exam. The exam must be conducted online within 30 days of the last training day.

If you pass, you will receive your Scaled Agile Academy certificate, plus:

  • Exam Details
  • Exam name – SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager 6.0 Exam
  • Exam format – Multiple choice
  • 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 completing the SAFe 6.0 Product Owner/Product Manager course.
  • Exam duration – Once the exam begins, candidates have 90 minutes (1.5 hours) to complete.
  • Number of questions – 45. Some questions are worth more points than others. For example, A question where you select 3 out of 4 options is worth more points than a true or false question.
  • Passing score – 35 out of 45 questions (78%)
  • Language – English
  • Exam cost – The first attempt is included as part of the course registration fee if the exam is taken within 30 days of the course and completed before midnight on the last day. Each retake attempt costs $50.
  • Retake policy – A second attempt on the exam (first retake) can be made immediately after the first attempt. The third attempt requires a 10-day wait. A fourth attempt requires a 30-day wait. Contact academy@xebia.com for any questions about the retake policy.

    If you pass, you will receive your Scaled Agile Academy certificate, plus:
  • Official SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM) certificate
  • Digital badge of the certificate (to share & promote online)
  • One-year certified membership as a SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager, granting access to the POPM Community of Practice
  • Access to a range of learning resources to support certified professionals during their SAFe journey

What else
should I know?

After registering for this course, you will receive a confirmation email with practical information. A week before the training, we will ask about any dietary requirements and share relevant literature if you need to prepare.

See you soon!

Course information

Comprehensive 2-day program in English.

The online multiple-choice exam and subsequent certification are included in the price.

All digital course materials and a delicious lunch on each course day are included.

Travel & accommodation expenses are not included

Download the Certified SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager Training Guide

Meet the trainers

Laurens Bonnema

Laurens Bonnema is a Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) at Xebia Academy. Other topics: scaling, leadership and Obeya.

Bart Bouwers

As a skilled and seasoned Agile consultant and trainer, Bart is passionate about making teams work better together and more customer-centric. He also loves to help organizations scale Agile.

Serge Beaumont

Meet Serge Beaumont, trainer at Xebia Academy. Serge teaches a broad range in Agile Scaling training courses.

Jarl Meijer 

Meet Jarl Meijer, trainer at Xebia Academy. Jarl is a SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) and specialized agile management trainer and trains on behalf of Xebia the Certified leading SAFe courses and Agile Project Management.

Tom Siebeneicher

Tom Siebeneicher is an Agile trainer at Xebia Academy and an expert in digital and agile transformations.

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