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Develop the skillsets needed to guide the delivery of value in a Lean enterprise by becoming a SAFe 5 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.

  • Length: 2 days
  • Level: Foundation
  • Form: 50% lectures / 50% workshops
  • Enrolment: Training on demand for groups
  • Logistics: At the customer’s premises (on-site) or anywhere else
SAFe® Product Owner / Product Manager is a training dedicated primarily to Product Owners and Product Managers, working in the SAFe framework, responsible for shaping the product vision and managing the Product Backlog.

Topics covered

Agenda customization

The agenda presents the scope of certified training. On request, selected elements can be modified.

In the case of dedicated training, the agenda is determined together with the client and target group on the basis of pre-training analysis to best address your needs.

  • Becoming a Product Owner/Product Manager in the SAFe enterprise.
  • Preparing for PI Planning,
  • Leading PI Planning,
  • Executing Iterations,
  • Executing the PI,
  • Becoming a Certified SAFe Product Owner / Product Manager.

Learners taking this course are:

  • Program or Project Managers
  • Agile Coaches
  • Agile Transformational Coaches
  • Lean-Agile Transformational Leads
  • LACE memebers (Lean-Agile Center of Excellence)
  • Scrum Masters
  • Change Agents
  • Release Train Engineers (RTEs)
  • Business Analysts
  • SAFe Program Consultants
  • Development Managers
  • CTOs
  • Consultants
  • Architect Engineers
  • Directors
  • Product Managers
  • Product Owners
  • Delivery Managers
  • Solution Train Engineers
  • Software Developers
  • Anyone interested in achieving knowledge about the SAFe framework and be certified as Certified SAFe® Product Owner / Product Manager

Learning Goals

  • 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 value.

Trainer's experience

Numerous case studies are discussed, resulting from the rich, 15 years of international training experience of the trainer and from 10 years of experience in implementing Agile and more than 10 agile / digital transformations.

The training is conducted by the best Polish Agile trainer. As the only Agile Coach in Poland, trainer is certified from all key agile frameworks and methodologies and also certified from the PROSCI method to carry out transformations. Additionally trainer is certified from tools / tests for personality assessment  and communication styles as well as team building and analysis of team strengths and strengths:

Main trainer certifications in the field of Agile:

Main trainer certifications in the field of Change Management / Transformation:

  • PROSCI ADKAR: Methodology, process and tools for carrying out changes in organizations including agile / digital transformations (certified by PROSCI Inc.)

Main trainer certifications in the field of questionnaires / tests / tools for testing personality, competences, strengths of people as well as for conflict management and team building:

  • DISC D3: DISC D3 personality / competence test (DISC / TEAMS / VALUES / BAI) (certified by PeopleKeys).
    • Application: Team building; Building personal self-awareness; Building awareness about communication styles and preferences.
  • SDI: Strength Deployment Inventory (certified by Personal Strengths Publishing).
    • Application: Building team maturity in conflict self-management.
  • MBTI: Myers-Briggs questionnaire (MBTI) to measure human preferences of perceiving the world and making decisions (certified by The Myers & Briggs Foundation).
    • Application: Team building; Building personal self-awareness.
  • BELBIN: BELBIN Team Role Test (certified by BELBIN Associates).
    • Application: Building very efficient and well-coordinated teams created with all necessary competences (and personality traits) to achieve success.

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