Ag SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager with POPM Certification

Course Code: SAFe2POPM40


2 Day(s)

Course Type

Private only

Max Delegates


Delivery Style


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.

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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

Purpose of the 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.

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.


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.


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.

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.

  • 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

Additional Exam Information

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

Excellent and informative instruction. Pleased to see some intelligent use of the short time frame to use Agile to resolve our questions.
- Mark Wilson Ramsay, Jaguar Land Rover (Whitley)
The tutors were superb, and I learnt far more than expected, the way the training was tailored was excellent. It far exceeded my expectations.
- Mark Ellison, Jaguar Land Rover (Whitley)
Tim is a fantastic tutor and really brings the content to life. He made us all very relaxed about the next stage of the course.
- Isobel Walker, University Of Birmingham
Excellent course content delivered clearly by Tim - the structure was excellent and the content was memorable because of the excellent delivery
- Rose Hannant
The trainer Tim Finch was brilliant. At first when I did the pre-reading I expected the course to be really dull but he brought the content to life and was…
- Emily Muscat, University Of Birmingham

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