Develop the skillsets needed to guide the delivery of value in a Lean enterprise
by becoming a SAFe® 5 Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM).

SAFe® 5

Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM)

Summary of the class

During this two-day course, attendees gain an in-depth understanding of how to effectively perform their role in the Agile Release Train (ART) as it delivers value through Program Increments.

Attendees explore how to apply Lean thinking to decompose Epics into Features and Stories, refine Features and Stories, manage Program and Team
backlogs, and to plan and execute Iterations and Program Increments.


Who will benefit?

  • Product Owners, Product Managers, Product Line Managers, Business
    Owners, and Business Analysts

  • Solution Managers, Portfolio Managers, Program Managers, and members of
    the LACE

  • Enterprise, Solution, and System Architects

Topics covered

  • Becoming a Product Owner/Product Manager in the SAFe enterprise

  • Preparing for PI Planning

  • Leading PI Planning

  • Executing Iterations

  • Executing the PI

  • Becoming a Certified SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager

What you'll learn?

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

  • Articulate the Product Owner and Product Manager role

  • Connect SAFe Lean-Agile principles and values to the PO/PM roles

  • Decompose Epics into Features and decompose Features into Stories

  • Refine Features into Stories

  • And more...

What you'll get?

Class registration includes:

  • Attendee workbook

  • Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe® 5 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 to be eligible to take the exam.


All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the  following prerequisites are highly recommended:

  • Attend a Leading SAFe® course

  • Experience working in a SAFe environment

  • Experience with Lean, Agile, or other relevant certifications


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

  • You may be eligible to apply for SEUs under Category C, toward earning or renewing your CSP through the Scrum Alliance

Annual Renewal

​Certifications expire one year from the date of certification is earned.

  • Renewal fee: $100/year