SAFe 6.0 Product Owner / Product Manager POPM Certification2024-05-06T16:05:21+00:00

Delivering customer value through effective execution and coordination of program increments in the enterprise

In this two-day course, you will learn how the roles of Product Manager, Product Owner, Solution Manager, and Epic Owner drive the delivery of value in the SAFe enterprise. You’ll get an overview of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe), the Lean-Agile mindset, and an understanding of how the Product Manager and Product Owner roles operate in the enterprise to drive the delivery of value. Finally, you will get an in-depth understanding of the specific activities, tools, and mechanics used to effectively deliver value to the enterprise.

By the end of this course, you should be able to write Epics, Capabilities, Features, and User Stories within the context of SAFe, and have a solid foundation for managing backlogs and programs in a Lean-Agile enterprise.


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

Associated Certification: SAFe POPM

Learning Goals

After this course, you should be able to:

  • Articulate the Product Owner and Product Manager role
  • Connect SAFe Lean-Agile principles and values to the PO/PM roles
  • Decompose Epics into Features and decompose Features into Stories
  • Refine Features into Stories
  • Manage Program and Team backlogs
  • Collaborate with Agile teams in estimating and forecasting work
  • Represent Customer needs in Program Increment Planning
  • Execute the Program Increment and deliver continuous valu


All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience.

However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended:

  • Attend a Leading SAFe course
  • Experience working in a SAFe environment
  • Experience with Lean, Agile, or other relevant certifications

What Attendees Get

The class registration includes:

  • Attendee workbook
  • Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe 5.1 Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM) exam
  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
  • Course certificate of completion

Attendees must attend both days of the course in order to qualify for the exam.

Professional Development Units & Scrum Education Units

Duration 2 days
PMI Certification Technical Leadership Strategic Total
PMP® 10.50 3.00 1.50 15.00
PgMP® 10.50 3.00 1.50 15.00
PMI_RMP® 0.00 3.00 1.50 4.50
PMI_SP® 0.00 3.00 1.50 4.50
PMI_ACP® 10.50 3.00 1.50 15.00
PfMP® 0.00 3.00 1.50 4.50
PMI_PBAsm 0.00 3.00 1.50 4.50


Date Day Time Click to Register Instructor
December 7th & 8th, 2024 (2 Days) Saturday & Sunday 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Pacific Time
Register Now Smitha Sasidharan

Fee Structure:

Regular price: –  $599.00

Instructor: Smitha Sasidharan

Contact: 510-779-9040

How soon can I take the exam?2021-02-11T16:29:33+00:00

Once you finish the workshop, your instructor sends you instructions on how to give the exam online. Typically, you can take the exam in a 10-day window upon completion of the class. The certification exam is closed book and timed.

What is the exam cost?2021-02-11T16:28:56+00:00

First exam attempt is included as part of the course registration fee if the exam is taken within 30 days of course completion. Each retake attempt costs $50.

Can the SAFe POPM class be taken online?2021-10-25T19:57:31+00:00

Yes, SAFe POPM Certification class can be attended online.

How long is the certification valid?2021-02-11T16:25:00+00:00

The certification is valid for a year from the date of certification and can be renewed by:
$100 renewal fee and 10 hours of continuing education / outreach.

If I paid for the SAFe PMPO workshop, can I take the class in another month or repeat the course again in another month?2021-02-11T16:24:36+00:00

No, your class cannot be transferred to a different month once enrolled on the same fee/enrollment.

Is the SAFe PMPO workshop fee refundable?2021-02-11T16:24:05+00:00

No, the fee is non-refundable because of the limited seating and we have to push the potential new enrollments away due to limited number of class. Once paid, the SAFe POPM fee will not be refunded, if for any reason you cannot take the training.

Does the training include the certification fee?2021-02-11T16:23:35+00:00

Yes, one time Exam and Certification fee is included in the cost.

What materials am I expected to bring to the workshop?2021-02-11T16:21:47+00:00

When you take any SAFe class with Sync IT Learning, you will receive the course material from us. So, no need to bring anything besides your energetic self.

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