BTII Institute Project Management 


SAFe® 4.5 Product Manager / Product Owner with SAFE POPM Certification Course Description

Associated Certification: SAFe PMPO

Course Description: Develop the skillsets needed to guide the delivery of value in a Lean enterprise—and learn about the activities, tools, and mechanics used to manage backlogs and programs—by becoming a SAFe® 4 Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM). During this two-day 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 the ART.

Course Length: 16 hours (2.0 days)

Who will benefit?:

  • Anyone whose organization is implementing Agile or SAFe

  • 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