SAFe® 4.5 Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM)

Deliver Value Via Effective Program Increment Execution

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Essential to the success of delivering large-scale initiatives using a Scaled Agile approach, organizations must be laser-focused on the continuous delivery of business value that incorporates scaling agile best practices. A critical part to this is ensuring well-defined implementation of Product Management and Product Owner roles, as well as the definition and management of agile content in the form of Epics, Features and User Stories driven by strategic business needs.

During this two-day course, you will gain an in-depth understanding of the Agile Release Train (ART), how it delivers value and what you can do to effectively perform your role as a SAFe 4.5 Product Owner/Product Manager.

You 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, you’ll 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 the ART.


The following individuals will benefit from this course:

  • Product Managers, Product Line Managers, Product Owners, Business Owners and Business Analysts
  • Solution Managers, Portfolio Managers, Program Managers, PMO personnel and Process Leads
  • Enterprise, Solution and System Architects


All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended for those who intend to take the SAFe 4.5 Product Owner/Product Manager certification exam:

  • Attend a Leading SAFe course
  • Experience working in a SAFe environment
  • Experience with Lean, agile or other relevant certifications


Class registration includes:

  • Attendee workbook
  • Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe 4.5 Product Owner/Product Manager exam
  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
  • Course certificate of completion

A healthy lunch with a vegetarian option is served daily. Attendees must attend both days of the course in order to qualify for the exam.


To perform the role of a SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager, attendees should be able 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

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