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SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM)

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NextUp Solution’s two-day SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager training teaches the skillsets, activities, tools, and mechanics used to manage backlogs and programs needed to guide the delivery of value in a Lean enterprise. During this course, students 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

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This course prepares individuals to take the exam and become a certified SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM). The SAFe 5 POPM exam comprises 45 multiple choice questions and students must earn a minimum score of 73% to pass. The certification is governed and maintained by Scaled Agile. More information about the SAFe 5 POPM exam can be found here.


This course also allows students to claim 14 Project Management Institute (PMI) Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied to Project Management Professional (PMP) and PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) certifications as well as 16 Scrum Educational Units (SEUs) with the Scrum Alliance.

Who Should Attend

While anyone is welcome to attend the POPM class, the course is geared towards the following roles:

  • Executive and leaders
  • Business owners
  • Product Owners
  • Product managers
  • Business analysts
  • Product and product line management
  • Portfolio manager

What’s In It For You

What You’ll Learn

Students will learn how to apply Lean thinking to write epics, break them down into features and stories, plan and execute iterations, and plan program increments. Students will also learn about the continuous delivery pipeline and DevOps culture, how to effectively integrate as Product Owners and product managers, and what it takes to continuously improve the delivery of value. The course outline is included below:

  • 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. 

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