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

Course 1806

  • Duration: 2 days
  • Language: English
  • Level: Intermediate

Develop the skillsets needed to guide the delivery of value in a Lean enterprise by becoming a SAFe® 5.1 Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM). 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. Attendees also discover how the Continuous Delivery Pipeline and DevOps culture contribute to the relentless improvement of the ART.

POPM Certification Delivery Methods

  • In-Person

  • Online

POPM Certification Course Benefits

SAFe 5.1 Product Owner/Product Manager digital badge to promote your accomplishment online

A one-year certified membership as a SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager

Articulate the Product Owner and Product Manager rolesConnect SAFe Lean-Agile principles and values to the PO/PM rolesCollaborate with Lean Portfolio ManagementExplore continuous value with Program Increment PlanningExecute the Program Increment and deliver continuous value

Access to a variety of learning resources to support you during your SAFe journey

Continue learning and face new challenges with after-course one-on-one instructor coaching

POPM Certification Instructor-Led Course Outline


All are welcome to attend the training, regardless of experience. However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended for those who intend to take the certification exam:

Certification Information

  • The first exam attempt is included if the web-based exam is taken within 30 days of course completion
  • 45 multiple-choice questions in 90 minutes
  • 77% Passing Score (35 out of 45 correct)
  • Each exam retake attempt costs $50 US.
    • The second attempt can be done immediately after the first attempt.
    • The third attempt requires a 10-day wait.
    • The fourth attempt requires a 30-day wait.
  • Describe SAFe for Lean Enterprises
  • Explain Value Streams
  • Describe Lean-Agile Mindset decision-making
  • Describe Product Owner/Product Manager responsibilities
  • Describe the Program Increment
  • Describe the Vision
  • Forecast work through Roadmaps
  • Create beneficial Features
  • Manage the Program Backlog and Kanban
  • Communicate the Vision
  • Establish PI Objectives
  • Manage dependencies
  • Manage risks
  • Apply User Stories
  • Plan the Iteration
  • Manage flow with the Team Kanban
  • Continuously refine the backlog
  • Participate in the Iteration Review and Retrospective
  • Support DevOps and Release on Demand
  • Participate in the PO sync
  • Participate in the System Demo
  • Innovate throughout the PI
  • Inspect and Adapt
  • Becoming a Certified SAFe Professional
  • Creating action plans

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POPM Certification FAQs

The following individuals will benefit from this course:

  • 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

Here are the step-by-step instructions to claim your SAFe course Project Management Institute (PMI) PDUs

  • Log into
  • Follow this link: PMI's Continuing Certification Renewal System (CCRS)
  • Each SAFe course has its own Claim Code that can be used. Claim codes for SAFe classes can be found on Scaled Agile's website under the SAFe Courses tab, at the bottom of the course pages.
  • Enter the claim code under the "PDU Claim Code" section.
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