SAFe® Product Owner / Product Manager (POPM)

Scaled Agile Framework
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Brief Description

In this training you will first learn about the role of the Product Owner in traditional team level Scrum. We then focus on the importance of Scrum in the SAFe® context. Enriched with valuable practical tips and exercises, you will be optimally prepared for the "Certified SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM)" exam.

⏱️ Duration: 2 days (14 hours)
🥷 Max. 12 participants
📑 Course documents in PDF format
🥇 Certificate of course participation
🏷️ Price see Course dates. In-house courses on Request
ℹ️ exam is included in the price. Exam date can be booked flexibly.

Further courses

Leading SAFe®

Duration: 2 days

At a glance

In this training you will learn about the role, responsibilities and characteristics of the SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM). Agile requirements, backlog management and features will be discussed. 

You will learn how to write epics, features and user stories, cut them to the right size and communicate them efficiently and transparently in an interdisciplinary team. 

Another focus is on stakeholder management and communities of practice.


The training concludes with an examination in which the participants can demonstrate the knowledge they have acquired. Successful graduates receive the certificate "Certified SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM)"which demonstrates their expertise in the Scaled Agile Framework.

Learning objectives "Certified SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM)"

After this course you will understand how to


  • The role of product management and product owners in SAFe® apply
  • Writing epics, features and user stories and cutting them to the right size
  • Develop a solid understanding of program management in a Lean-Agile organization

Course content

  • Introduction to the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®)
  • Lean-Agile mindset and SAFe® principles
  • Key components of agile development
  • Role, responsibilities and characteristics of the Product Manager and the Product Owner
  • Defining value and value creation
  • Tools of an effective product manager and product owner
  • Stakeholder management and communities of practice

Target group

  • Product Managers, Product Line Managers, Product Owners, Business Owners, Business Analysts
  • Solution Manager, Portfolio Manager, Program Manager, PMO, Process Leads
  • Enterprise-, Solution-, System-Architects


There are no formal admission criteria for this course. 

Experience in agile procedures or an existing certification as Scrum Master, Product Owner or similar is an advantage.

Didactics & Methodology

This training is predominantly interactive. Based on short impulse phases, numerous practical exercises are carried out individually and in small groups and then discussed together.

We make learning fun and distinguish ourselves by not dragging our participants through a "slide battle". 

We have the Exchange of experience among the participants, as well as the The sustainable benefits of applying what we have learned in practice are very important to us. Our course participants confirm time and again that we are on the right track.

Certification "Certified SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM)"

This training prepares you for a test so that you can obtain the "Certified SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM)" certification. Certification takes place online in English.


"The trainer made a great effort and always answered questions and listened. The content of the course was conveyed in a great and understandable way."

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"Good organization of the course, understandable content. In my opinion, the trainer managed to address everyone in their own way despite the very different levels of knowledge of the participants."

Course participants

"Very good documentation and examples, Michael was very competent and conveyed the rather dry material with humor - was great - thank you very much!"

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"I enjoyed the course and found the combination of theory and practice very valuable. Thank you very much for 3 intensive days of knowledge transfer."

Course participants

"The trainer was well prepared and gave a clear and understandable presentation and involved the participants. I particularly enjoyed the personal/professional exchange with other participants and trainers (especially with regard to practical examples and experience)."

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"The trainer created a pleasant atmosphere and learning environment. He responded flexibly to all participants and the hybrid setup of the course worked very well."

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