Exam Study Guide: APM (6.0) – SAFe® Agile Product Management

Exam Study Guide: APM (6.0) – SAFe® Agile Product Management


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Exam Format

  • Questions are structured in a multiple choice, single select format
  • Exams are timed and the timer is displayed once questions are presented
  • Exams will be submitted when the timer ends, regardless of the number of questions answered
  • Scores are calculated by the number of correctly answered questions
  • Unanswered questions will be marked as incorrect
  • “Submit” button ends the exam and a score will be calculated

Practice Test Format

  • Format reflects the same number of questions, level of difficulty, timebox, and domain areas as the exam
  • Unlimited attempts
  • Passing the practice test does not guarantee passing the exam and is provided as a preparation resource

Details are subject to change at any time

Duration120 minutes
Number of Questions60
Passing Score75%
DeliveryWeb-based, closed book, no outside assistance
AccessLearning Plan (after course completion)
CostFirst attempt included in the course registration fee if taken within 30 days of course completion
Retake Fee$50; $250 for SPC
Retake PolicyFirst 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.
Product Manager Role in the Lean Enterprise (11-13%)Product Manager’s Role and ResponsibilitiesProduct Management Stakeholders and CollaboratorsDesign ThinkingLesson 1
Continuous Exploration of Markets and Users (12-14%)Market Research and Continuous ExplorationHypotheses and QuestioningData-driven Practices for SolutionsResearch PlanningResearch Games for Customer UnderstandingLesson 2
Market Segmentation Strategies (11-13%)Market SegmentationMarket segment Value and FitLesson 3
Empathy-driven Design (7-9%)Persona Purpose, Creation, and UsesEmpathy-driven Customer ExperienceLesson 4
Product Strategy and Vision (12-14%)Product/Solution Purpose and VisionValue Propositions and Business ModelsCustomer Journey MappingProduct and Solution ContextPlatform, API, and Data StrategyLesson 5
Roadmap Creation to Build Solutions (11-13%)Solution IntentMarket-driven RoadmapsBalanced Solution-based FeaturesFeatures, Stories, and Story MapsLesson 6
Value Delivery(14-16%)The ART KanbanThe ART BacklogPI PlanningPI ExecutionLesson 7
Innovation Creation in the Value Stream (12-14%)Value Stream and Product InnovationInnovation MetricsEpicsFunding InnovationRapid Experimentation Application and Hypothesis OutcomesLesson 8