SAFe® Agile Product Management (APM Certification) Training

Course 1832

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Exam Voucher: Yes
  • Language: English
  • Level: Intermediate

The SAFe Agile Product Management Training (APM Certification) provides comprehensive training in Agile product management, enabling product owners and product teams to develop and execute effective product strategies. The course covers all life cycle stages, from introduction to the mature phase and decline stage, and focuses on developing marketing strategies to support the product vision statement. In addition, market research and demographic segmentation are emphasized to support marketing efforts and maximize market share.

This certification program is ideal for those seeking a deeper understanding of agile product management and how to apply it to existing products and those looking to create good product vision statements for product development or service offerings.

SAFe Agile Product Management Training Delivery Methods

  • In-Person

  • Online

SAFe Agile Product Management Training Information

In this course, you will:

  • Prepare to pass the exam to validate your skills and expertise as a Certified SAFe® 6.0 Agile Product Manager.
  • Earn a Certified SAFe® 6.0 Agile Product Manager digital badge to promote your accomplishment and gain access to global job-market insights tied to available, in-demand positions.
  • Includes 1-year Scaled Agile Membership (for first-time attendees of SAFe courses).
  • Use Design Thinking to achieve desirable, feasible, and sustainable outcomes.
  • Explore market needs, segmentation, sizing, and competitive landscape.
  • Manage value stream economics, including pricing and licensing.
  • Apply product strategy and vision.
  • Develop and evolve roadmaps.
  • Execute and deliver value using SAFe.
  • Access to a variety of learning resources to support you during your SAFe journey.
  • Continue learning and face new challenges with after-course one-on-one instructor coaching.

Training Prerequisites

You should be familiar with Agile principles and practices and have attended at least one SAFe course prior to attending. A background in product or solution management is highly recommended.

Certification Information

  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Number of Questions: 60
  • Passing Score: 75%
  • Delivery: Web-based, closed book, no outside assistance, timed
  • Access: Practice and certification exams are available in your Scaled Agile Community portal under the course you’re attending.
  • Cost: Initial cost is included in the course registration fee if taken within 30 days of course completion.
  • Retake Fee: $50; $250 for SPCs
  • Retake Policy: First retake may be taken immediately after the first failed attempt. Second retake may be taken 10 days after the first retake. Third retake may be taken 30 days after the second retake. All subsequent retakes require a 30-day wait.

SAFe Agile Product Management Training Outline

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Describe Product Management's role and responsibilities
  • Identify Product Management stakeholders and collaborators
  • Explain Design Thinking for Product Management

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Explain market research in the context of Continuous Exploration
  • Discover the right hypothesis and ask the right questions
  • Apply data-driven practices to answer questions
  • Plan your research
  • Use research games for customer understanding
  • Explain market segmentation
  • Create market segments through market research
  • Determine market segment value
  • Assess market segment fit
  • Describe the purpose and use of personas
  • Create and use personas
  • Improve customer experience through empathy
  • Explain the strategic purpose of your product
  • Create a compelling product vision
  • Design value propositions and business models
  • Design the Customer Journey
  • Design the whole product and solution context
  • Design Platform, API, and Data strategy
  • Define Solution Intent
  • Create market-driven roadmaps
  • Organize Features for balanced solutions
  • Refine Features into Stories and Story Maps
  • Visualize development flow using a Program Kanban
  • Estimate and forecast the backlog
  • Prioritize the Program Backlog
  • Create alignment with PI Planning
  • Execute the PI
  • Describe value stream and product innovation
  • Use metrics to guide improvements
  • Manage innovations through Epics
  • Fund sustainable innovation
  • Apply Rapid Experimentation
  • Evaluate hypothesis outcomes: Pivot, Stop, or Continue

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Agile Product Management Course FAQs

The course is ideal for individuals from the following roles:

  • Product Management teams
  • Product marketing managers
  • Project managers
  • Product Owners
  • VP of Product Management
  • Business Owners
  • Business Analysts
  • User experience and customer experience professionals

Completing this course gives you access to the multiple-choice, web-based exam from Scaled Agile and all related study materials as part of your learning plan in the SAFe Community Platform.

The exam is 120 minutes in duration, closed book, with 60 multiple-choice questions. A passing grade on the exam is 75% (45 out of 60 correct).

Learners can access their learning plans and exams after the instructor has marked their attendance about halfway through their class. The steps are as follows:

  • Login to the SAFe Community. If you do not remember your password, click the "Forgot Password" link to receive a reset email.
  • Select Learn > My Learning from the tabs.
  • Select "In Progress"
  • Select the class that you are looking for. You may have multiple In Progress.
  • The Exam is located at the bottom of the Learning Plan. You are required to complete all required items marked with red asterisks* before you can take the exam.

It is recommended that attendees have a background in product or solution management and are familiar with Agile principles and practices. They should have attended at least one SAFe course before attending this course.

Attendees will have the following benefits after completing the course:

  • Preparation to pass the Certified SAFe 6.0 Agile Product Manager exam
  • A digital badge as a Certified SAFe 6.0 Agile Product Manager
  • Access to SAFe Community Platform for a year
  • Training in Design Thinking to achieve desirable, feasible, and sustainable outcomes
  • Knowledge of product management techniques and tools
  • Access to various learning resources for continuous support
  • One-on-one instructor coaching after the course

In the SAFe® Agile Product Management Training (APM Certification), you will learn how to effectively manage product strategies, marketing efforts, and product teams to ensure the success of a product or service throughout its life cycle stages.

You will also learn about market research, product vision statements, and how to manage a product through its introduction, growth, maturity, and decline stages. Additionally, you will learn about demographic segmentation, market share, and the importance of marketing strategies in the mature phase of a product.

First-time attendees of SAFe courses get a 1-year Scaled Agile membership with course attendance. For attendees taking their second course or more, membership will not be extended as a result of taking another course. Once your membership expires, you will have a few options to renew your membership to maintain your active certifications. You can check out those options at the SAFe Membership FAQ.

Certification candidates and existing credential holders are responsible for reporting all Continuing Certification Requirements Program (CCR) activities to PMI (Project Management Institute). To report the completion of a Learning Tree course, you can use the Online PDU (Professional Development Units) Resources System.

  • Go to the PMI Continuing Certification Requirements System
  • Log in with your username and password
  • Locate the claim code associated with your course in the table in this document
  • Click on “Report PDU for this activity”
  • Fill in the date started and date completed
  • Click on the box agreeing that this claim is accurate and then submit

PDU Information for This Course:

  • Total PDUs: 23
  • Ways of Working PDUs: 10
  • Power Skills PDUs: 5
  • Business Acumen PDUs: 8
  • PMI Claim Code: 4446TPZWMF
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