SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager with POPM Certification

Drive the delivery of value in the SAFe enterprise.

In this two-day course, you will learn how the roles of Product Owner, Product Manager, Solution Manager, and Epic Owner drive the delivery of value in the SAFe enterprise.

Course Code
2 Days
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Private Only
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Available as Nutshell

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  • Date
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Purpose of this course

You will get an overview of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®), the Lean-Agile mindset, and an understanding of how the Product Owner and Product Manager roles operate in the enterprise to drive the delivery of value. Finally, you will get an in-depth understanding of the specific activities, tools, and mechanics used to effectively deliver value to the enterprise.

Who is this course for

The following individuals will benefit from this course:

  • Product Owners
  • Product Line Managers
  • Product Managers
  • Business Owners
  • Business Analysts
  • Solution Managers
  • Portfolio Managers
  • Program Managers
  • PMO Personnel
  • Process Leads
  • Enterprise, Solution and System Architects
You will learn how to
  • Write Epics, Capabilities, Features and User Stories within the context of SAFe.
  • Manage backlogs and programs in a Lean-Agile enterprise.
  • Identify the major components of the Scaled Agile Framework.
  • Connect the Scaled Agile Framework to core Lean-Agile principles and values.
  • Identify key roles and responsibilities within a SAFe implementation.
  • Contribute to portfolio content using epics and the Portfolio Kanban.
  • Apply Value Stream strategies to define and manage solution value.
  • Engage in Product Manager strategies.
  • Operate as a SAFe Product Owner.
  • Develop a stakeholder engagement plan.
  • Build and grow communities of practice.
Benefits for your organisation

Product Owners, Product Managers, Solution Managers and Epic Owners have a vital role to play in SAFe - ensuring the enterprise delivers solutions which are actually fit for purpose. Without this product leadership, you'll be at risk of delivering product to good technical quality, very quickly - that nobody wants.

Benefits for you as an individual

Product Ownership in a scaled agile environment brings additional demands and complexities. Completion of this course will signify your willingness and capability to create products that delight users, regardless of size.

  • SAFe POPM introduction
  • Embracing the Lean-Agile mindset
  • Exploring Product Owner and Product Manager roles
  • Contributing to Portfolio content
  • Defining and managing solution value
  • Being an effective SAFe Product Owner
  • Being an effective SAFe Product Manager
  • Engaging stakeholders
  • Building your Communities of Practice

One or more of the following prerequisites are recommended for students planning to attend this course and take the POPM certification exam:

  • Leading SAFe
  • Leading SAFe Live Lessons
  • SAFe experience
  • Product Owner experience in a single-team Scrum environment


Pre-course work required

There is no pre-course reading required.

More about the exam

The exam is not taken during the course, delegates will be sent a link and password to the online exam shortly after the course.

Passing score: 60%

Time limit: 60 minutes

Format: Multiple Choice and True/False