SAFe Product Manager/Product Owner with POPM Certification in St. Louis
In this two-day course, you will learn how the roles of Product Manager, Product Owner, Solution Manager, and Epic Owner drive the delivery of value in the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) enterprise, taught by a SAFe Silver Partner and an instructor with real world experience as an Agile Coach, Release Train Engineer, Scrum Master, and Development Team Member within multiple SAFe implementations at Intel Corporation. You’ll get an overview of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®), the Lean-Agile mindset, and an understanding of how the Product Manager and Product Owner roles operate in the enterprise to drive the delivery of value. Finally, you will get an in-depth understanding of the specific activities, tools, and mechanics used to effectively deliver value to the enterprise. By the end of this course, you should be able to write Epics, Capabilities, Features, and User Stories within the context of SAFe, and have a solid foundation for managing backlogs and programs in a Lean-Agile enterprise. Audience: 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 Learning Goals: After this course, you should be able to: Identify the major components of the Scaled Agile Framework 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 a stakeholder engagement plan Build and grow communities of practice Topics Covered: SAFe 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 Engaging stakeholders Building your Communities of Practice Every Participant Will Receive: Light breakfast and coffee Catered lunch Afternoon snacks Printed & PDF training materials The certification exam for SAFe Product Manager/Product Owner (PMPO) to be taken at your convenience Eligibility to apply for 15 PDUs to help maintain certifications such as PMP, PgMP Eligibility to apply for 15 Scrum Alliance SEUs (Category C) upon completion of the course Instructor: Darcy Kruse spent the last half decade as an Agile & Lean Coach at Intel where she launched Intel's first eight SAFe agile release trains, and later helped scale the organization up to nearly 30 agile release trains. In addition to being an agile coach, she also worked in the SAFe system as a Release Train Engineer and Scrum Master. She has also been a Team Member on a scrum team in a Product Development Engineer role. She has taught scrum classes to employees of the State of California, HP, and Blue Shield of California. Darcy holds a graduate degree in Physics. She will share her real world experiences with implementing, continuously improving, and sustaining multiple Scaled Agile Framework implementations in this SAFe class. Student feedback: "Darcy’s professional experience and training in SAFe was evident in her apparent comfort with and ease of sharing practical experiences related to course materials and contextual discussions throughout the course." "Great communication ahead and during the course, very well organized, open atmosphere, questions were always welcomed and fully answered." "Not only was she able to teach the course material perfectly, but was also able to add her past experiences to exemplify the importance of the principles." "Darcy is a great speaker and really took the time to understand the students current situations and relate the material accordingly." "Darcy was able to gauge the knowledge level of each course
111 West Port Plaza , 6th Floor
Saint Louis, MO
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