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SAFe® Product Owner/Manager (POPM) 4.5 - Agile Certification (Chicago, IL)

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SAFe Product Owner / Product Manager 4.5 - (POPM) Certification

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® 4 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.

Attending the class prepares individuals to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® 4 Product Owner/Product Manager

Learning Goals

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

Topics Covered

  • 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

What Attendees Get

The class registration includes:

  • Attendee workbook

  • Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe® 4 Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM)exam

  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform

  • Course certificate of completion

Attendees must attend both days of the course in order to qualify for the exam.

Who will benefit?

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 SAFe® 4 Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM)certification exam:

  • Attend a Leading SAFe® course

  • Experience working in a SAFe environment

  • Experience with Lean, Agile, or other relevant certifications

SAFe Certification Kit

Attendees who pass the exam will receive:

  • SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager certificate

  • A SAFe 4 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

Annual renewal

Membership renewals are one year from the date certification is earned

  • Renewal fee: $100

Cancellations and refunds

All cancellaitions must be made through email. Cancellatins made 7 days prior to start of class will receive full refund with a $250 charge. Cancellations made within 7 days will not receive a refund and can only be substituted. Classes can be substituated for another date or you may substitute someone else in your place. All classess are not guaranteed to run and can be cancelled to unforeseen reason. In this event, TruNorth will not be liable for any reimbursements other than the original purchase amount of the class.

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