BTII Institute Project Management 


SAFe® Product Manager / Product Owner Course Description

Associated Certification: SAFe PMPO

Course Description: In this two-day course, you will learn how the roles of Product Manager, Product Owner, Solution Manager, and Epic Owner drive the delivery of value in the SAFe enterprise. You’ll get an overview of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®), the Lean-Agile mindset, and an understanding of how the Product Manager and Product Owner 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. By the end of this course, you should be able to write Epics, Capabilities, Features, and User Stories within the context of SAFe, and have a solid foundation for managing backlogs and programs in a Lean-Agile enterprise.

Course Length: 16 hours (2.0 days)

Target Student: Attendees typically include executives, product managers, product owners, consultants, lean-agile leaders, and Agile change agents.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with project management and/or Agile concepts.
Performance-Based Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

    • 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