Agile Product and Solution Management – APSM (SAFe 4.6) – Wilmington, DE

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The Agile Product and Solution Management three-day course (with SAFe® 4 APSM certification), 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.

 

 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

 

 Instructor Photo: Jay Pober

Class to be taught by Jay Pober, SPC and Principal Consultant with Applied Frameworks

Jay joined Applied Frameworks in 2018 as a Principal Consultant where he teaches, mentors and coaches product leaders in strategic product development and guides organizations and teams in their Agile transformations.

Jay’s expertise spans Agile Product Management practices, Agile transformation efforts, Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) implementations and product and design leadership.  Jay’s passion for helping organizations transform is contagious and those who work with him will vouch for his energetic and fun approach to producing desired outcomes.

Before joining the firm, Jay was a Director of Software Development at Capital One for nine years.  With more than 25 years of experience in technology, he has led teams of Product Owners, Scrum Masters and Developers in the delivery of Marketing, Fraud and Machine Learning products.  Prior to Capital One, Jay worked at multiple Silicon Valley startups where he was a programmer, Project Manager, Technical Infrastructure Leader and Agile champion. Jay also worked at Goldman Sachs and Corning Clinical labs where he built their first CClink in Foxpro DOS!

Jay currently lives in Cherry Hill, NJ where he is honored to have a day named after him.  He was a volunteer firefighter and after 9/11 he joined the military and provided human intelligence support to the Special Forces. Some commands included: DIA, ONI, CJSFTF-A/AP, and SOCCENT Cultural Engagement Group. Jay received his BS in International Finance with a concentration in Political Science from Rider University.