Product and Solution Management SAFe Training

Using Design Thinking to create valuable products in the Lean Enterprise. The Agile Product and Solution Management course enables you to use the right mindset, skills, and tools for developing successful products and solutions in an agile environment. Benefit from our many years of experience with agile transformations including product and innovation coaching and our high training competence. Enjoy learning in a safe, interactive and praxis-oriented environment.

At a glance 

What are the most valuable topics?
The Agile Product and Solution Management course enables you to use the right mindset, skills, and tools for developing successful products and solutions. Design Thinking will be used to create
  • Desirable Products– that customers want
  • Viable Products –  that are profitable for you
  • Feasible Products – that can actually be delivered
  • Sustainable Solutions – that you can proactively manage to realize ROI
You will learn how to continuously explore and innovate - and use these learnings to define a vision, strategy, and roadmap to explore new markets. Use an accelerated product lifecycle to get fast feedback and quickly deliver exceptional products and solutions that delight customers – all while focussing on your organization’s strategy and portfolio.

Learning Goals and Topics

  • Design Thinking as a method to get desirable, feasible, and sustainable products and solutions
  • Explore market needs, considering segmentation, sizing and competition
  • Manage value stream economics, including pricing and licensing
  • Use empathy to drive design
  • Apply product strategy and vision
  • Develop and evolve roadmaps
  • Set up a product platform using SAFe
  • Explore innovation in the value stream
 

Prerequisites

All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following recommendations will make the training more productive.
  • be familiar with Agile principles and practices
  • having attended at least one SAFe course
  • background in product or solution management
Those who have experience being a product manager, product marketer, product owner, business owner, or bringing products to market would benefit from this course.
 

Format

We design this course interactively in a pleasant and open learning environment. Trust and participation are particularly important to us. In exercises, the learned is experienced interactively; terms, rules and procedures are thereby consolidated.
You will receive valuable input and tips for your work as well as for the effective introduction and implementation in practice from our trainers with practical experience.
improuv is Gold Partner with Scaled Agile Inc.
 

Agenda

Day 1
  • Analysing your role as PM in a Lean Enterprise
  • Continuously Exploring Markets and Users
  • Driving Strategy with Market Segmentation
Day 2
  • Using Empathy to Drive Design
  • Defining Product Strategy & Vision
  • Creating Roadmaps to Build Solutions
Day 3
  • Delivering Value
  • Managing Value Stream Economics
  • Creating innovation in the Value Stream
 

Certification

SAFe Certification Kit
Attendees who pass the certification exam will receive:

  • Attendee workbooks
  • Eligibility to take the SAFe® 4 Product and Solution Management exam
  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
  • Course certificate of completion
  • Access to a variety of learning resources to support certified professionals during their SAFe journey.

Exam details

  • Exam name: SAFe Lean Portfolio Manager Exam
  • Exam delivery: Web-based (single-browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed
  • Exam access: Candidates can access the exam within the SAFe Community Platform upon completion of the Agile Product and Solution Management course
  • Exam cost: First exam attempt is included as part of the course registration fee if the exam is taken within 30 days of course completion. Each retake attempt costs $50.
  • Exam Duration: candidates have 120 minutes (2 hours) to complete the exam
  • Language: English

Annual Renewal

  • Membership renewals are one year from the date certification is earned
  • Renewal Fee: $295
 
 

Audience

  • Product managers and directors of product management
  • Product marketing managers, project managers, Product Owners
  • VP of Product Management, Business Owners, Business Analysts
  • Product leaders collaborating with product management, architects, subject matter experts, and business line managers

 

SEUS and PDUs

Attendees may be eligible to apply for up to 24 PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP, PgMP, and PMI-ACP certifications.

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