Teams will learn how to manage the enterprise backlog, delivering features, agile requirements, the events within SAFe, and finally, stakeholder management in context of a product manager role


  • Business owners
  • Sponsors
  • Product Managers
  • Product Owners
  • Stakeholders


  • None


  • Identify the roles and responsibilities of the Business, the Product Manager and the Product Owner
  • Identify business value criteria for prioritization, decomposition, and sequencing
  • Define business value increments
  • Describe how to manage scope, time line, and delivery of value based on capacity of teams
  • Identify how to create a single prioritized list and manage active work-in-progress
  • Demonstrate use of tools and techniques that provide visibility for portfolio management and oversight
  • Execute decision making using Lean thinking and Lean-Agile reporting in a timely manner
  • Learn how to ensure that the highest business value is always focused on and delivered by the team
  • Describe the mechanics of product backlog management
  • Compare / contrast the difference in writing of the business feature and user story
  • Identify challenges that may impede the flow of work
  • Learn how to plan for and manage dependencies
  • Understand how to write stories to address architecture & analysis over the life of the project
  • Learn how to decompose complex work into small stories for the teams


  • Introduction
  • Mindsets
  • Challenges
  • Discovery
  • Projects vs. Products
  • Understanding Lean
  • What is Agility
  • The context for Lean-Agile
  • Speed of realizing value
  • Roles and boundaries
  • Lean-Agile business practices
  • Business value
  • Value stream / queues
  • Business prioritization
  • Business planning
  • Business readiness / staging
  • Ready to pull
  • Reports for the Product Manager and Product Owner
  • Visual controls
  • Iterative Agile and the Product Owner
  • Iterative Agile
  • Product Owner Responsibilities
  • Business Delivery Practices
  • Vision
  • Business Backlog and Readiness
  • Iteration 0
  • Product Backlog Management
  • Lean-Agile Estimation
  • Iterative Agile for Product Owner
  • Iteration Meetings
  • Writing Stories
  • Product Owner Focus
  • Visual Controls
  • Product Owner Standard Work