SAFe® for Agile Product and Solution Management (APSM)

The Agile Product and Solution Management course allows you to discover the right mindset, skills, and tools you need to create successful products and solutions using Agile techniques. Learn how to use Design Thinking to create products and solutions that are:

  • Desirable – what customers want
  • Viable – profitable for you to build and sell
  • Feasible – something you can realistically deliver
  • Sustainable – something you can proactively manage to realize ROI

Attendees will recognize how Continuous Exploration fuels innovation and helps you define a vision, strategy, and roadmap to tap into new markets. Find out how to accelerate the product lifecycle to get fast feedback and quickly deliver exceptional products and solutions that delight customers – all while aligning with your organization’s strategy, portfolio, evolving architecture, and solution intent.

Agile Product Solution Management (APSM)

Upcoming SAFe® for Agile Product and Solution Management (APSM) Classes:

No public classes scheduled at this time.

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Learning Goals

  • 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
  • Use empathy to drive design
  • Apply product strategy and vision
  • Develop and evolve roadmaps
  • Execute and deliver value using SAFe
  • Explore innovation in the value stream

Topics Covered

  • Analyzing your role as a Product Manager in the Lean Enterprise
  • Continuously exploring markets and users
  • Driving strategy with market segmentation
  • Using empathy to drive design
  • Defining product strategy and vision
  • Creating roadmaps to build solutions
  • Delivering value
  • Managing value stream economics
  • Creating innovation in the value stream

What Attendees Get

  • 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

Who will benefit?

  • 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

Prerequisites

Attendees of this course 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. Those who have experience being a product manager, product marketer, product owner, business owner, or bringing products to market would benefit from this course.

Annual Renewal

Membership renewals are one year from the date certification is earned

  • Renewal Fee: $295

Exam Details

  • Exam name: SAFe® 4 Agile Product and Solution Manager Exam
  • Exam format: Multiple choice; Multiple select
  • 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 SAFe® 4 Agile Product and Solution Management course
  • Exam duration: Once the exam begins, candidates have 120 minutes (2.0 hours) to complete the exam
  • Number of questions – 60
  • Passing score – 45 out of 60 (75%)
  • Language – English
  • 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.
  • Retake policy – Second attempt on exam (first retake) can be done immediately after first attempt. Third attempt requires a 10-day wait. Fourth attempt requires a 30-day wait.

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Professional Development Units (PDUs) and Scrum Education Units (SEUs)

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.

Course TitleAgile Product and Solution ManagementPMI Assigned PDU Claim Code: 4446TPZWMF
Course IdentifierSAFe APSMTalent Triangle PDU Allocation1
Duration3 daysTechnical2
10.0
Leadership
4.0
Strategic
10.0
PMI Certification
Project Management (PMP®)10.0
Program Management (PgMP®)10.0
Portfolio Management (PfMP®)10.0
Business Analytics (PMI_PBA®)10.04.010.0
Agile (PMI_ACP®)2.0
Risk Management (PMI_RMP®)2.0
Scheduling (PMI_SP®)2.0