SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager Course Outline


Applying SAFe in the Lean Enterprise

  • Recognize the problem to be solved.
  • Explore SAFe foundations.

Relating a Lean-Agile Mindset to the PO/PM Roles

  • Connect the Product Owner and Product Manager Roles.
  • Embrace a Lean-Agile Mindset.

Collaborating with Lean Portfolio Management

  • Collaborate with the Lean Portfolio Management function
  • Detail the role of the Epic Owner
  • Use Lean Startup cycles to foster innovation
  • Develop Epic hypothesis statements
  • Contribute to a Lean Business Case
  • Visualize flow using a Portfolio Kanban
  • Elaborate Features for the Minimal Viable Product

Continuously Explore Customer Needs

  • Explore customer needs
  • Synthesize information for the Vision and Roadmap
  • Visualize Feature and Enabler flow using a Program Kanban
  • Prioritize the Program Backlog
  • Estimate and forecast the backlog

Executing the Program Increment

  • Create alignment with PI Planning
  • Decompose Features into Stories
  • Plan the Iteration
  • Execute the PI
  • Release on Demand

Defining the Product Owner and Product Manager Responsibilities

  • Characterize the roles of the Product Owner and Product Manager
  • Examine other key program collaboration roles

Creating your PO/PM Action Plan

  • Develop a personal PO/PM action Plan
  • Create a personal PO/PM improvement roadmap
  • Commit to the plans