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SAFe Product Owner - Product Manager


Duration: 2 Days

Method: Instructor-Led

Price: $1200.00

Course Code: AG1069


Managers, executives, Lean-Agile Leaders, Agile change agents, product owners, product managers and product management team members


This interactive workshop begins with the principles of SAFe, Lean thinking tools, Agile development practices at scale, and an overview of the Scaled Agile Framework. Participants will then learn the Product Manager and Product Owner roles, how to manage the enterprise backlog, delivering features, agile requirements, the events within SAFe, and finally, stakeholder management. Attendees will have the tools and knowledge they need to write Epics, Features, and User Stories within the Scaled Agile Framework, and have a solid foundation on how to manage programs in the Lean-Agile Enterprise. An optional SAFe Product Manager/Product Owner certification is offered at the end of the class.


Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Product Manager and Product Owner roles in the enterprise
  • Enterprise Backlog Management
  • Delivering Features in the Enterprise
  • Agile Software Requirements
  • SAFe events and process
  • Stakeholder Management




  • I. Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework
    • SAFe Overview
    • SAFe Implementation Strategy
  • II. Embracing a Lean – Agile Mindset
    • Introduction to the Product Owner and Product Manager Roles
    • Embrace the SAFe Lean Agile Values and Principles
  • III. Exploring the Roles
    • Comparing the Product Owner and Product Manager
    • Defining the Role of the Product Owner
    • Defining the Role of the Product Manager
  • IV. Contributing to Portfolio Content
    • Describing the Program Portfolio Management Roles and Responsibilities
    • Elaborate Portfolio Epics
    • Collaborate with Epic Owner
    • Apply Estimation and Forecasting to Epics
  • V. Defining and Managing Solution Value
    • Identify Operational and Development Value Streams
    • Define Capabilities and Enablers
    • Align Solution Intent and Context
    • Collaborate on Solution Intent
    • Describing the Value Stream – Kanban
    • Explain the Solution Manager’s Role
  • VI. Being an Effective Product Manager
    • Learn the Product Manager Role
    • Use Persona to Drive Customer Focus
    • Partner with User Experience (UX)
    • Develop the Vision and Roadmap
    • Prioritize the Program Backlog
    • Estimate Features
    • Prepare for PI Planning
    • Collaborate with System Architect/Engineering
    • Participate in PI Ceremonies
    • Develop Effective Product Management Teams
  • VII. Being an Effective Product Owner
    • Learn the Product Owner Role
    • Prepare the Team Backlog
    • Explore User Stories and Enablers
    • Estimate User Stories
    • Prepare for PI Planning
    • Plan the Iteration
    • Execute the Iteration
    • Explain the Basics of Scrum, Kanban, and XP
    • Coordinate through Team Ceremonies
  • VIII. Engaging Stakeholders
    • Identify Stakeholders and Build Plan for Engagement
    • Collaborate with Business Owners
    • Build Trust
  • IX. Building Communities of Practice
    • The Characteristics and Benefits of CoPs
    • PM/PO Domains and Practices of CoPs
    • Best Practices in Creating and Growing CoPs