Product Owner Orientation is retiring on Dec. 30, 2016

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SAFe® 4.0 Product Owner Orientation

Product Ownership in the Enterprise with the Scaled Agile Framework®


This ½ to 1 day onsite course is intended for people new to the role of the Product Owner in conjunction with an Agile Release Train Quickstart. The ½ to 1 day format is determined by instructor capacity and attendee availability. This course is most typically delivered on the final day of an Agile Release Train launch. The class has a full day of material, often abbreviated to 6 hours at the end of the week. In the case of a ½ day time box, the instructor teaches the learning objectives that are most relevant to that particular context.

The SAFe® 4.0 Product Owner Orientation can be also be delivered independently to Scrum Masters who wish to build their skills in an enterprise context.


The following individuals may be interested in this course:

  • New Product Owners in an Agile Release Train
  • Note: Scrum Masters, Product Managers and other stakeholders often attend
  • Class size can be 5 to12 attendees on a new Agile Release Train

Learning Objectives

After this course, you will understand how to:

  • Apply the basic concepts of a Product Owner in an Enterprise
  • Serve in a Product Owner role and participate in important ART and team ceremonies
  • Prioritize a Program or Team Backlog
  • Apply Capacity allocation to manage solution integrity
  • Participate in Story writing, acceptance criteria and backlog refinement
  • Visualize and manage flow
  • Create a Stakeholder Management Plan

Topics Covered

  • Introducing the role of the Product Owner
  • Participating in team ceremonies and events
  • Managing your backlog
  • Managing stakeholders

What You Get

The class registration includes:

  • Printed workbooks
  • PDF workbooks
  • Course certificate

Related Training 

It is recommended that participants have taken SAFe ScrumXP and/or SAFe for Teams prior to this course.