Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Certification Trainings

SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM 6.0) Certification

Delivering value through effective Program Increment execution
With SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager Certification
Based on version 6.0 of SAFe


What skills do you need to deliver value in an Agile enterprise? The SAFe® Product Owner and SAFe® Product Manager (POPM) course covers the tactical responsibilities of these roles in the Agile Release Train (ART). The course and resulting certification give you the guidance and tools to work effectively in remote environments with distributed teams.

Learn how product owners and product managers should work together to achieve the best possible customer and business outcomes. The SAFe POPM course will teach you how to adopt a customer-centric approach to building products, using the Scaled Agile Framework® to deliver more value, faster. Topics covered in this course include the daily role of POs and PMs; collaborating with engineering teams and business stakeholders; how to write epics,

Target Audience:

  • 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

Learning Goals:

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

  • How to perform the role of a PO and a PM on a daily basis
  • How to put the customer at the centre of your design, build, and test process
  • How to prepare for and lead PI Planning
  • How to decompose Epics to Features and Features to Stories
  • How to collaborate with Agile teams to forecast work

Detail Course Outline

Day 1:

1) Exploring Product Owner and Product Manager roles and responsibilities

  • Introducing SAFe for Product Owners and Product Managers
  • Lean and Agile Mindset
  • Value Streams
  • Product Owner and Product Manager Roles and Responsibilities


2) Prepare for PI Planning

  • PI Planning
  • Solution Vision
  • Solution and PI Roadmaps
  • Customer-centric features
  • ART Backlog and Kanban


3) Leading PI Planning

  • Communicate the vision
  • Establish PI Objectives
  • Manage dependencies
  • Manage risks

Day 2:

4) Executing Iterations

  • Stories and Story Maps
  • Iteration Planning
  • The Team Kanban
  • Backlog refinement
  • Iteration review and retrospective
  • DevOps and Release on Demand


5) Executing the PI

  • PO Sync
  • System demo
  • Innovation and Planning Iteration
  • Inspect and Adapt


6) Practicing SAFe

  • Certification Benefits
  • Path towards certification
  • SAFe toolkits
  • Online learning resources
  • SAFe collaborate
  • SAFe assessments

Certification Kit

Attendees who pass the exam will receive

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

Attendees must attend both days of the course in order to qualify for the exam.

Professional Development Units (PDUs) and Scrum Education Units (SEUs)

Attendees may be eligible to apply for 15 PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP, PgMP, and PMI-ACP certifications

Attendees may be eligible to apply for SEUs under Category C, toward earning or renewing their CSP through Scrum Alliance


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 ®  6.0 Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM)certification exam:

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