Centre for Continuing Education

SAFe Product Owner/Manager Training Course

Project Management. Take the lead.

Develop the skills of a Product Owner/Product Manager as part of an Agile development team and optimise the delivery of value in your Lean enterprise.

Aims

This course aims to build your skills in: developing strategic goals and business value streams; developing and managing software product vision; driving the development of road maps and helping your development teams to deliver continuous value.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  1. Connect SAFe® Lean-Agile principles and values to Product Owner (PO) & Product Manager (PM) roles.
  2. Collaborate with Lean Portfolio Management.
  3. Explore continuous value with Program Increment Planning.
  4. Execute Program Increment and deliver continuous value.
  5. Articulate the PO and PM roles and responsibilities.
  6. Drive software development depending on strategic business intent.

Content

This course covers the following topics:

  • Embracing Lean and Agile Mindset
  • Exploring Product Owner and Product Manager roles
  • Contributing to Portfolio Content
  • Defining and managing Solution Value
  • Being an effective Product Owner and Product Manager
  • Engaging senior stakeholders, internal and external customers
  • Building communities of practice to enable Product Management to deliver value.

Intended Audience

This course is suitable for professionals already acting in the role of product managers, product owners, business owners, business sponsors, as well as:

  • Solution managers
  • Portfolio managers
  • Program managers
  • PMO personnel
  • Enterprise and solution architects
  • Business analysts
  • Project managers
  • Business SMEs
  • Business managers.

Delivery Style

This course is delivered as a two-day workshop using various techniques including lecture, visual thinking and simulated practical exercises.

Recommended Reading

SAFe® 4.5 Introduction. Overview of the Scaled Agile Framework® for Lean Enterprises.

Materials

A course workbook will be provided in class.

Features

  • Expert trainers
  • Central locations
  • Small class sizes
  • Free, expert advice
  • Student materials – yours to keep
  • Statement of completion