Develop the skillsets needed to guide the delivery of value in a Lean enterprise—and learn about the activities, tools, and mechanics used to manage backlogs and programs—by becoming a SAFe® 5 Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM). During this two-day course, attendees will gain an in-depth understanding of the Agile Release Train (ART), how it delivers value, and what they can do to effectively perform their role.
They will also learn how to apply Lean thinking to write Epics, break them down into Features and Stories, plan and execute Iterations, and plan Program Increments. Finally, attendees learn about the Continuous Delivery Pipeline and DevOps culture, how to effectively integrate as Product Owners and Product Managers, and what it takes to relentlessly improve the ART.
To perform the role of a SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager, attendees should be able to:
Apply SAFe in the Lean enterprise
Connect SAFe Lean-Agile principles and values to the PO/PM roles
Collaborate with Lean Portfolio Management
Explore continuous value with Program Increment Planning
Execute the Program Increment and deliver continuous value
Articulate the Product Owner and Product Manager roles
Create a role action plan
Applying SAFe in the Lean enterprise
Relating a Lean-Agile Mindset to the Product Owner and Product Manager roles
Collaborating with Lean Portfolio Management
Continuously explore customer needs
Executing the Program Increment
Defining the Product Owner/Product Manager roles and responsibilities
Creating a Product Owner/Product Manager action plan
Attendee workbook ( courseware )
Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe® 5 Product Owner/Product Manager (PO/PM) exam based on 5.0 content
One year membership to the SAFe® Community Platform
Course certificate of completion
Attendees must attend both days of the course in order to be eligible for the exam.
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
All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended for those who intend to take the Certification Exam:
Attend a Leading SAFe® course
Experience working in a SAFe environment
Experience with Lean, Agile, or other relevant certifications
Attendees who pass the certification exam will receive:
SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager certificate
A SAFe 5 Product Owner/Product Manager digital badge to promote your accomplishment online
A one-year certified membership as a SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager, which includes access to the POPM Community of Practice
A SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager certification usage guide with POPM certification marks
Access to a variety of learning resources to support certified professionals during their SAFe journey
Certificates expire one year from the date the certification is earned.
Renewal fee is £100
Exam and certification summary
Required course: SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager
Certification level: Core
Job role description / target audience:
A Certified SAFe® 5 Product Owner/Product Manager is a SAFe professional who works with customers and development organizations to identify and prioritize requirement
Key Areas of Competency
Apply Lean-Agile Mindset and SAFe Principles and practices
Identify customer needs
Write Epics, Capabilities, Features, and Stories
Prioritize work to deliver value to the enterprise
Exam Prerequisite Skills or Knowledge
These skills and knowledge are highly recommended to successfully pass the exam:
Experience in Agile
Experience in Lean
The first step toward becoming a Certified SAFe Professional is to attend the SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager 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. A complete list of courses, including dates and locations, is on the Scaled Agile, Inc. website.
Exam name: SAFe® 5 Product Owner/Product Manager Exam
Exam format: Multiple choice , multiple response
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 SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager course.
Exam duration: Once the exam begins, candidates have 90 minutes (1.5 hours) to complete the exam.
Number of questions: 45
Passing score – 35 out of 45 (77%)
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. Contact support | scaledagile ! com for any retake questions.
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 reference back to the content that was specifically 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 test –Download questions
What You Get
Becoming a Certified SAFe® 5 Product Owner/Product Manager requires an exceptional range of skills and is a career path for many servant leaders. Certification includes:
Certified SAFe® 5 Product Owner/Product Manager PDF certificate
Certified SAFe® 5 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
What's the refund policy?
When a workshop is cancelled:
We take cancellations seriously because we realize it takes planning for you to find the time to enroll in workshops. Although we do all we can to avoid cancelling workshops, occasionally it happens. If we cancel the class, we provide you with a special code for a discount on your next registration with us. And we will help you find the next suitable date that meets your needs. See the refund policy below.
1. If we cancel a workshop, we will either refund your money 100% or help you find another date to transfer your reservation along with a code for a future workshop discount, to show our appreciation for your continued support.
2. If you cancel your reservation prior to 10 days before the first class meeting, we will apply 100% of your payment toward the next workshop you are available to enroll in. If you cancel days 1-9 prior to the first class, we will help you find another workshop, but we will retain £150 dollars of your prepaid registration, You must cancel in writing by emailing us at support | ibconsultants ! net. We will not provide any refund if you do not contact us in writing/email or you fail to contact us at all.
If more than 1 of us from our company registers at the same time, do we get a discount?
2 people: £50 discount each
3-6 people £100 discount each
We also provide a significant discount if we conduct training for 7 or more at your workplace. For information, call 408-601-0422
Does our registration fee include lunch and breakfast?
Is there an additional cost for training materials?
NO. The cost of materials is included with the registration fee.
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