By Nader Talai • November 4, 2019

Why should you consider Product Owner/Product Manager SAFe® Training

Certified SAFe Product Owners/Product Managers have skill set needed to guide the delivery of value in a lean enterprise and the activities, tools, and mechanics needed to manage backlogs and programs.

Highly motivated with a desire to help organisations significantly improve how they develop products that improve the lives of their customers and reap the benefits that Scaled Agile Framework brings.

Play a critical role in guiding organisations through their SAFe journey

SAFe® 4 Product Owner/Product Manager Certification (POPM), will enable you to coach and guide the enterprise to succeed in a disruptive marketplace and empower them to implement a Lean-Agile SAFe transformation.

How does a POPM help the organisation?

Understand the customer needs 

Understand the customer problem and  socialize the vision for the product and how the product helps the customer. 

Understand the business needs 

Understand the strategic themes and socialize how the product fits within the strategic themes and supports the business goals.

Understand the technology needs 

Working with system architects/engineers they understand the feasibility of the product, including any enabler work needed. 

Creating and communicating the product vision and road-map

Continually communicating the vision in collaboration with the System Architects/Engineers.

Preparing for the PI Planning

Working in collaboration with the System Architects /Engineers and aligned with the strategic themes defining the Program vision.

Managing the Program Backlog

Prioritize the program backlog and manage the flow of features through the Program Kanban.

Build the extended Product Management Team

Product managers and product owners play a key role in ensuring successful product delivery. Working together the Product Manager and Product owner roles ensure that customer, business and technology elements of the proposed product are understood and communicated and the vision communicated with support and direction given to the teams.

Participate in PI Planning

Present the vision and proposed features and act on behalf of the business owners and set the PI objectives.

Participate in Inspect and adapt workshop

Guide the system demo to ensure key aspects of the solution are shown. Help teams define the cross cutting problem(s) for the problem solving workshop.

Is becoming a SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager, POPM, worth it?

Scaled Agile Framework is the most widely used framework and keeps on growing in popularity due to the business results that organisations achieve through their implementation. 

Here are five reasons why you should consider

  1. POPM's play a critical role in organisations through understanding customer needs
  2. Understand the interplay of customer, business, technology to define and communicate the product vision 
  3. Take your knowledge and expertise to the next level
  4. Internationally recognized and in-demand certificate
  5. Join a growing community of fellow life long learners

 

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