SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager

Product managers are responsible for guiding the success of a product and leading the cross-functional team that is responsible for improving it. It is an important organizational role especially in technology companies  that sets the strategy, roadmap, and feature definition for a product or product line.

During this course, attendees will gain an in depth understanding of the Agile Release Train (ART), how it delivers value, and what they can do to effectively perform their role.

They will also learn how to apply lean thinking to write Epics, break them down into Features and Stories, plan and execute Iterations, and plan Program Increments. Finally, attendees learn about the Continuous Delivery Pipeline and DevOps culture, how to effectively integrate as Product Owners and Product Managers, and what it takes to relentlessly improve value based on customer demands.

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Topics Covered

  • Applying SAFe in the Lean enterprise
  • Relating a Lean Agile Mindset to the Product Owner and Product Manager roles
  • Collaborating with Lean Portfolio Management
  • Continuously explore customer needs
  • Executing the Program Increment
  • Defining the Product Owner/Product Manager roles and responsibilities
  • Creating a Product Owner/Product Manager action plan

SAFe Certification Kit

Becoming a SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager requires an exceptional range of skills and is a career path for many servant leaders. Attendees who pass the exam will receive:

  • SAFe  Product Owner/Product Manager PDF Certificate
  • SAFe  Product Owner/Product Manager digital badge to promote accomplishment online
  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform, which includes access to the PO/PM Community of Practice
  • Access to Meetup groups and events that provide connections with other SAFe certified professionals
  • A variety of learning resources to support certified professionals during their SAFe journey

Annual Renewal

Membership renewals are one year from the date certification is earned.

  • Renewal fee: $100

Learning Goals

During this course you will learn to

  • Apply SAFe in the Lean enterprise
  • Connect SAFe Lean Agile principles and values to the PO/PM roles
  • Collaborate with Lean Portfolio Management
  • Explore continuous value with Program Increment Planning
  • Execute the Program Increment and deliver continuous value
  • Articulate the Product Owner and Product Manager roles
  • Create a role action plan

What Attendees Get

The class registration includes:

  • Attendee workbook
  • Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe®  Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM) exam
  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
  • Course certificate of completion

Attendees must attend both days of the course in order to qualify for the exam.

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

  • Attendees may be eligible to apply for 15 Continuing Education  Strategic PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP and PMI-ACP certifications
  • Attendees may be eligible to apply for SEUs under category C, toward earning or renewing their CSP through Scrum Alliance

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