SAFe® Product Manager / Product Owner With PMPO® Certification

Duration : 2 Days

Associated Certification: SAFe Product Manager/Product Owner (PMPO)

SAFe Product Managers and SAFe Product Owners are key members of the agile team and agile enterprise. The Product Manager / Product Owner (PM/PO) course will help experienced and aspiring product managers and product owners to expand their horizons as they learn how to apply the principles of agile, lean, and SAFe® to their day to day product work. Excelerus offers training on the principles of SAFe®, Lean thinking tools, agile development practices at scale and an overview of the Scaled Agile Framework.

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 will also learn how to manage the enterprise backlog, delivering features, agile requirements, the events within SAFe, and finally, stakeholder management.

You will gain an in-depth understanding of the tools and knowledge needed to write Epics, Features and User Stories within the Scaled Agile Framework, and have a solid foundation on how to manage programs in the Lean-Agile Enterprise which will in turn effectively ensure maximum ROI and measurable improvements.

Excelerus offers a lifelong training discount to customers. Each customer is entitled to a lifetime training discount of 10% on any courses they take after their first course.


Program Objective

  • Provide an overview of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®), the Lean-Agile mindset
  • Describe how the Product Manager and Product Owner roles operate in the enterprise to drive the delivery of value
  • Discuss Enterprise Backlog Management
  • Classify Agile Software Requirements
  • Review SAFe events and process
  • Inspect Stakeholder management
  • Enable you to write Epics, Capabilities, Features and User Stories within the context of SAFe
  • Develop a solid foundation for managing backlogs and programs in a Lean-Agile enterprise

Program Content

  • 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
  • Enterprise Backlog Model
  • Engaging stakeholders and stakeholder Management
  • Building your Communities of Practice

Prerequisites

None. However, Leading SAFe or SAFe SPC training is highly recommended.
The following individuals will benefit from this course:

  • Executives, Product Line Managers and product owners who work in a scaled agile set-up
  • Business Owners and Business Analysts
  • Solution Managers, Portfolio Managers, Program Managers, PMO personnel, and Process Leads
  • Enterprise, Solution, and System Architects
  • Consultants, lean/agile leaders, and agile change agents

SAFe Product Manager /  SAFe Product Owner Program Benefits

At the end of the program, you will be able to-

  • 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 stakeholder engagement plan
  • Build and grow communities of practice

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

  • Attendees may be eligible to apply for 16 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