One or more of the following prerequisites are recommended for participants planning to attend this course and take the SAFe 4 Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM) certification exam:
- Leading SAFe 4.5
- SAFe experience
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.
Participants 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, participants 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.
Attending the class prepares participants to take the exam and become a certified SAFe 4 Product Owner/Product Manager.
This course is designed for Product Managers, Product Line Managers, Product Owners, Business Owners, Business Analysts, Solution Managers, Portfolio Managers, Program Managers, PMO personnel, Process Leads, Enterprise, Solution, and System Architects.
Upon completion of this course, participants will 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
Applying SAFe in the Lean enterprise
Relating a Lean-Agile Mindset to the Product Owner and Product Manager roles
Collaborating with Lean Portfolio Management
Continuously explore customer needs
Executing the Program Increment
Defining the Product Owner/Product Manager roles and responsibilities
Creating a Product Owner/Product Manager action plan