SAFe Product Owner/Manager® - POPM® Certification


LIVE ONLINE; INSTRUCTOR - led Workshop

By Certified SAFe Program Consultant from Scaled Agile®

We are North America's Number#1 provider of SAFe Training, Consulting & Certification; proven by words from our past participants: Read Google Reviews

 

What Participants Get

  • Digital workbook and reference guide
  • Preparation and Eligibility to take the SAFe® 5.1 POPM exam
  • Exam fee is included
  • 1- year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
  • Course certificate of completion
  • Access to a specially designed logo to highlight your certification
  • 14-16 PDUs & SEUs
  • Payments towards this workshop may be eligible for tax purposes
  • Tips and tricks from our experienced SPC’s years of implementing SAFe in the real world.  


Why Get Certified?

POPM® certified individuals:

  • Earn 12% more on average (Source: Payscale.com)
  • Has higher resume visibility
  • Has more credibility in the industry
  • Is apart from the crowd
  • Stays marketable


UPCOMING SCHEDULE

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Aug 04-05
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9:00AM - 5:00PM
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Harry Narang$545  $995

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Aug 14-15
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9:00AM - 5:00PM
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Meenal Tayal
$545  $995

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Aug 30-31
Week Day

9:00AM - 5:00PM
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Harry Narang
$545  $995 

Sept 04-05
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9:00AM - 5:00PM
Eastern  time
Meenal Tayal
$545  $995
 

Sept 09-10
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9:00AM - 5:00PM
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Meenal Tayal$545  $995
 

Sept 25-26
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9:00AM - 5:00PM
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Harry Narang$545  $995 

Oct 04-05
Week Day

9:00AM - 5:00PM
Eastern  time
Harry Narang$545  $995
 

Oct 16-17
Weekend

9:00AM - 5:00PM
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Meenal Tayal
$545  $995 

Oct 28-29
Week Day

9:00AM - 5:00PM
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Harry Narang
$545  $995
 


Course Description 

Delivering value through effective Program Increment execution 

With SAFe®5.1 Product Owner/Product Manager Certification



Summary:

Develop the skillsets needed to guide the delivery of value in a Lean Enterprise by becoming a SAFe® 5.1 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 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.


Our workshops are not a one-way knowledge transfer. Participants Play, Build, Debate and Collaborate throughout the learning process.  


Who Will Benefit? 

The following individuals will benefit from this course: 

  • Product Owners, Product Managers, Product Line Managers, Business Owners, and Business Analysts 
  • Solution Managers, Portfolio Managers, Program Managers, and members of the LACE 
  • Enterprise, Solution, and System Architects 

Topics Covered 

  • Becoming a Product Owner/Product Manager in the SAFe enterprise 
  • Preparing for PI Planning 
  • Leading PI Planning 
  • Executing Iterations 
  • Executing the Program Increment 
  • Becoming a Certified SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager 

What you’ll learn 

To perform the role of a SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager, attendees should be able to: 

  • Articulate the Product Owner and Product Manager roles 
  • Connect SAFe Lean-Agile principles and values to the PO/PM roles 
  • Decompose Epics into Features and decompose 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 

Prerequisites 

All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. 

Exam Details

  • Exam Fee is Included in the Course fee
  • Name: SAFe 5.1 Product Owner/Product Manager Exam
  • Format: Multiple Choice
  • Delivery: Web-based (single-browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed
  • Access: Candidates can access the exam within the SAFe Community Platform upon completion of the SAFe POPM course
  • 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% passing score)

SAFe Certification Kit

Attendees who pass the certification exam will receive:

  • SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM) certificate
  • A SAFe 5 POPM digital badge to promote your accomplishment online
  • A one-year access to the SA Community of Practice
  • Access to a variety of learning resources to support certified professionals during their SAFe journey

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

  • You may be eligible to apply for 15 PDUs toward your continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP, PgMP, and PMI-ACP certifications 
  • You may be eligible to apply for SEUs under Category C, toward earning or renewing your CSP through the Scrum Alliance

Is POPM® certification right for you?

If you are a Current or Aspiring:

  • Product Owner or Product Manager
  • Project manager or Middle Manager
  • Scrum Master
  • Business Analyst
  • Developer or Test engineer
  • Technical Lead, Architect
  • Any other Development related roles

Then this workshop is built just for you.


TRAINER PROFILE


HARRY NARANG:

"Based out of Toronto, Canada, Harry is widely regarded as one of the world’s most experienced SAFe Practitioners and Trainers.

Harry has been involved in SAFe implementations since 2013, and has personally led 19 SAFe transformations in enterprises and governments of varying size and scale across North America. In this process, he has not only trained 30,000+ corporate professionals and coached 300+ teams to higher levels of agility, but also worked hands-on in multiple different technical and leadership roles.

Harry is also an Accomplished Author and multi-award winning Corporate Trainer.

In 2016, he was judged as one of the top 9 speakers and trainers in the US and Canada by Toastmasters International – world’s leading authority in public speaking and communication.

 


In 2020, Harry was honored to be among the handful of SAFe Trainers that also have the eligibility to train SAFe trainers.

Harry is also a sought after professional speaker and regularly keynotes conferences on the topics of Lean Agile, Product Leadership and System Transformation"


Testimonials:

'Harry Narang is an absolutely great instructor. I wasn’t sure how I would feel about taking the course online but Harry made sure that everyone had the same learning experience as we would have had in a physical classroom setting' - Jackie Duerr, Senior Program Manager

'Amazing training with lots of interactive and interesting demos and exercises. Passed my exam on first attempt. Thank you Harry and Skillbook' - Zhongqiu Lin, Project Manager

'Harry is excellent at communicating concepts with practical examples. Harry is an able coach, mentor, and leader who can make a difference. Thanks for what you do to change lives' - Rajendra Koli, Data Analytics Leader


Check out Harry's Recommendations on LINKEDIN

Specialties: SAFe, Agile, Extreme Programming, Project Management, Scrum, TDD, Refactoring

Industry Experience: Product development, Technical service, Leadership in Agile, Large corporate, New venture (startup) among others

Agile Superpower: Helping organizations migrate over from dated frameworks such as Waterfall to Agile 

Clients:  Cisco, Rogers, Avaya, Phoenix and many more


MELISSA WHITE :

SAFe Certified Trainer, Lean Agile Coach and Consultant with front line experience of leading multiple lean agile transformations. Melissa has over 10 years of experience in IT leadership, coaching, and agile roles across several industries including Technology, Healthcare and Education. Melissa has led multiple successful agile transformations, and has trained and coached 1500+ individuals.

Melissa’s classes incorporate real life examples and practical ideas that she has accumulated throughout her career. Her teaching style is driven by her values of compassion, positivity, and empathy.

Testimonials:   

 'I had the pleasure of being in a Leading SAFe class that Melissa facilitated. Right from the start I knew the class was going to be even better with her leading us!  Melissa has a passion for the topic and is able to make the materials fun and interesting. If you are thinking about SAFe certifications and see Melissa listed as the facilitator - do not hesitate to sign up for her class!' - Rhonda Wilson, Director of Agile Transformation at Wipfli LLP

'You rarely come across talented standout instructors like Melissa. "Ridiculously efficient" is the phrase that comes to mind when I think about her teaching techniques! I would highly recommend Melissa!' - Syed Fazal, Project Manager, The Haute House Design Studio


Check out Melissa's Professional Journey on LINKEDIN

Specialties: SAFe, Agile, Scrum, Project Management

Industry Experience: Product development, Technical service, Leadership in Agile, Large corporate, New venture (startup) among others

Agile Superpower: A deep understanding on how Agile is implemented in the 'real' world

Clients:  HP, PhoenixTeam, Dell and many more



MEENAL TAYAL:

Based out of the beautiful City of Vancouver, Canada, Meenal is an Agile Coach with over 10 years of real-world experience in Software Development, Risk Management and Product Development.

As an Agile Delivery Lead, she supports a global team spread across the USA, Canada and India. With focus on building complex Analytics solutions, she engages with stakeholders across different levels to maintain alignment, build trust and enable business agility.

She is passionate about using her expertise in Technology, Finance and Agile to solve business’s most pressing problems to deliver tangible results.

Testimonials:

'I loved the class I took with Skillbook Academy. I found my trainer Meenal to be very knowledgeable and professional. She gives great information and prepares you well for your certification test' - Sandra, Program Manager

'Top notch trainer; interactive and fun. Passed my exam on first attempt. Thank you' - Marko, Project Manager


Check out Meenal's Professional Journey on LINKEDIN

Industry Experience: Finance, Banking, Product development, Programming,  Leadership in Agile, Large corporate, New venture (startup) among others

Agile Superpower: Ability to separate practical concepts that work in the real world; beyond what the theory preaches

Clients:  Bell, Lucent, Avaya, Cisco and many more