SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM)

Time to organize your companyโ€™s complete lifecycle? Do you want to keep your teams focused and on track? With our SAFe Product Owner/ Product Manager (POPM) training weโ€™ll hand you all the tools to manage backlogs, teams and programs.
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The training

Priorities in order and always a tight schedule: it can be done with a smooth-running Agile Release Train. This is the responsibility of the Product Owner / Product Manager (POPM).

With the POPM-training, you will learn within two days how to effectively integrate the role of POPM within an organization and what is needed to continuously improve the (ART). Afterwards youโ€™ll be able to:

  • Effectively integrate your role as Product Owner / Product Manager

  • Apply Lean thinking to write Epics

  • Decompose Epics into Features and Stories

  • Plan and execute iterations

  • Plan and execute Planning Increments (PI)

  • Know all theory on Continuous Delivery Pipeline & DevOps culture

It was very interactive which is very important and the trainer was excellent.
The Gold SPCT badge stands for the highest achievable Scaled Agile partnership.

Our SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager courses are taught by one or two SPCs (SAFe Program Consultants) or SPCTs (SAFe Program Consultant Trainers). These inspiring trainers are consultants who are active in the field and have extensive SAFe experience in training and implementing SAFe at large organizations.

Who is it for?

The course is beneficial for Product Owners, Product Managers, Product Line Managers, Business Owners and Business Analysts, among others. But Solution Managers, Portfolio Managers, Programme Managers and members of the LACE Enterprise, Solution and System Architects will also benefit from the training.

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POPM Exam & Certification

The SAFe Product Owner / Product Manager (POPM) training is a two-day training programme (9 a.m. - 5 p.m., including lunch) taught by inspiring SAFe Practice Consultants (SPCs) and SAFe Practice Consultant Trainers (SPCTs). All of our consultants are operational in the field themselves and have extensive experience implementing SAFe within large organizations.

After completing the training and passing the exam, you will be a certified SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM). You will receive:

  • Official SAFeยฎ 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

The Scaled Agile Academy will update your profile as soon as you pass the exam. From then on, you will have access to the private, online community and the possibility to make your profile public within the Scaled Agile community.

Exam Details

  • Exam name โ€“ SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager 6.0 Exam
  • Exam format โ€“ Multiple choice
  • Exam delivery โ€“ Web-based (single-browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed.
  • Exam access โ€“ Candidates can access the exam within the SAFe Community Platform upon completion of the SAFe 4 Product Owner/Product Manager course.
  • Exam duration โ€“ Once the exam begins, candidates have 90 minutes (1.5 hours) to complete the exam.
  • Number of questions โ€“ 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 โ€“ 35 out of 45 questions (78%)
  • Language โ€“ English
  • Exam cost โ€“ The first attempt is included as part of the course registration fee, if the exam is taken within 30 days of course and completed before midnight on the last day. Each retake attempt costs $50.
  • Retake policy โ€“ A second attempt on the exam (first retake) can be done immediately after the first attempt. The third attempt requires a 10-day wait. A fourth attempt requires a 30-day wait. Contact for any questions about the retake policy.

What's New in SAFe 6.0?

On March 15, 2023, SAFe 6.0 was officially released. Naturally, this raises questions, such as how the update will affect your work, assignments or even the organization. But don't worry! Just take a moment and read along: you'll figure it out in no time.

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There are no requirements to participate in this course. However, if you want to take the exam, we recommend that you have:

  • Participated in a Leading SAFe training course

  • Experience working in a SAFe environment

  • Experience with Lean, Agile or other relevant certifications

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

Attending this course means that you may be eligible to apply for 15 Continuing Education โ€“ Strategic PDUs toward your continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP and PMI-ACP certifications. You may also be eligible to apply for SEUs under category C, toward earning or renewing your CSP through Scrum Alliance.

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Apr 22

Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM) - Classroom

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Jun 13

Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM) - Virtual

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Sep 23

Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM) - Virtual

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