SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM)

Take the SAFe POPM from an authorized Scaled Agile Partner, using SAFe 5.0

Take this two-day course (based on SAFe® 5.0) to become a SAFe® 5 Product Owner / Product Manager (POPM). Develop the skill sets needed to guide the delivery of value in a Lean enterprise—and learn about the activities, tools, and mechanics used to manage backlogs and programs.

Attend a Grow-Lean Product Owner / Product Manager Session so...

  • You won't get canceled on at the last minute (choose your trainer wisely).
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the Agile Release Train (ART), how it delivers value, and what you can do to effectively perform your role.
  • Learn how to apply Lean thinking to write Epics, break them down into Features and Stories, plan and execute Sprints, and plan Program Increments.
  • Learn about the Continuous Delivery Pipeline and DevOps culture, how to effectively integrate as Product Owners and Product Managers,and what it takes to relentlessly improve the ART.
  • You have fun while learning.
  • Gain free access to the certification exam.
  • Get a Scaled Agile Inc. approved trainer, with strong experience.
  • Gain the skills necessary to pass the certification exam. The exam is hard, so get the right training once, not the wrong training twice.

Learning Objectives

What you will learn

  • Apply SAFe in the Lean enterprise
  • Connect SAFe Lean-Agile principles and values to the PO/PM roles
  • Collaborate with Lean Portfolio Management
  • Explore continuous value with Program Increment Planning
  • Execute the Program Increment and deliver continuous value
  • Articulate the Product Owner and Product Manager roles
  • Create a role action plan

What You Get

From workbooks to a great training experience

  • Attendee workbook and preparation to take the exam
  • Light breakfast, lunch, snacks, coffee, tea and beverages
  • Free access to exam (first try), assuming you attend both full days
  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
  • Course certificate of completion
  • SAFe® 5 Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM) certification upon passing of exam
  • Great learning in a friendly environment conducive to learning


Those looking to maximize the value of the software delivered should attend, those looking to take the exam should meet the prerequisites

Typical attendees are listed below, however all are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. The prerequisites listed are highly recommended for those who intend to take the SAFe® 5.0 Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM) certification.

Typical Attendees

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


  • Ideally attend a Leading SAFe® or other agile course
  • Experience with Lean, Agile, or other relevant certifications
  • Experience working in a SAFe environment

SAFe Certification Kit

What you will receive when you pass the certification exam

  • Certified SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager PDF certificate
  • Certified SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager digital badge to promote your accomplishment online
  • Access to Meetup groups and events that connect you with other Certified SAFe Professionals
  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform which includes access to the POPM Community of Practice
  • A variety of learning to support you during your SAFe journey
  • First Year of Certification. After one year from the date the certification is earned there is a renewal fee of $100

Exam Information

The basics you need to know about the exam

  • No additional charge to take the exam.
  • Must attend the course prior to taking the exam.
  • Exam is taken off site, from any Internet connected location, but is closed book.
  • You will likely require additional study to prior to taking exam.
  • Exam name: SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager Exam
  • Exam format: Multiple choice
  • Exam delivery: Web-based (single-browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed
  • Exam access: You access the exam in the SAFe Community Platform upon completion of the Leading SAFe® course
  • Exam duration: Once the exam begins, you have 90 minutes (1.5 hours) to complete the exam
  • Number of questions: 45
  • Passing score: 35 out of 45 (77% passing score)
  • Language: English
  • Exam cost: Your first attempt is included as part of your course registration fee if the exam is taken within 30 days of course completion. Each retake attempt costs $50.
  • Retake policy: Second attempt on exam (first retake) can be done immediately after first attempt. Third attempt requires a 10-day wait. Fourth attempt requires a 30-day wait.