Leading SAFe® 4.6 Course

Get the resources you need to Lead SAFe® in your enterprise and become a certified SAFe Agilist (SA).

Leading SAFe 4.6 Training Summary

Leading SAFe Certification, SAFe SA, Scaled Agile Framework
Leading SAFe Certification

This two-day course teaches the Lean-Agile principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®). You will learn how to execute and release value through Agile Release Trains, how to build an Agile Portfolio, and how to lead a Lean-Agile transformation at enterprise scale. will gain an understanding of the Lean-Agile mindset and how to apply the principles and practices of SAFe to support Agile teams, programs, program portfolio management, and to coordinate large Value Streams.

Attending the class prepares you to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Agilist (SA).

About the SAFe® Agilist Certification

Overview

Attending the class prepares you to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Agilist (SA).  The SAFe Agilist certification program is for executives, managers and Agile change agents responsible for leading a Lean-Agile change initiative in a large software enterprise. It validates their knowledge in applying the Scaled Agile Framework, lean thinking, and product development flow principles in an enterprise context so they can lead the adoption of the Scaled Agile Framework.

SAFe® Certification Kit

Attendees who pass the exam will receive:

  • A SAFe Agilist certificate
  • One year certified membership as a SAFe Agilist
  • SAFe Agilist branding kit with the SA certification mark

What You Get

The class registration includes:

  • Attendee workbooks
  • Eligibility to take the SAFe Agilist exam
  • One-year membership to Scaled Agile, with access to members-only resources such as webinars, workbooks, guidance presentations, and advance notice of upcoming SAFe products
  • SAFe Agilist (SA) attendance certificate upon request

Annual Renewal

Renewals are from the date of certification

  • Renewal fee: $100
  • 10 continuing education/outreach hours
  • Renewal is done through the Scaled Academy directly

Professional Development Units (PDUs) and Scrum Education Units (SEUs)

  • Attendees may be eligible to apply for 16 PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP and PMI-ACP certifications.
  • Attendees may be eligible to apply for SEUs under category C, toward earning or renewing their CSP through Scrum Alliance.

Learning Goals

To perform the role of a SAFe® Agilist, attendees should be able to:
  • Understand the Five Core Competencies of the Lean Enterprise
  • Become a Lean-thinking manager-teacher
  • Apply the values and principles of a Lean-Agile Mindset
  • Apply SAFe’s Lean and Agile principles to the roles and practices of SAFe
  • Create high-performing teams by establishing mission and purpose
  • Lead the transformation with the SAFe Implementation Roadmap
  • Support PI Planning and the events associated with successful Program execution
  • Drive Release on Demand with the Continuous Delivery Pipeline
  • Establish alignment and execution with Strategic Themes and Lean Portfolio Management
  • Coordinate multiple Agile Release Trains and suppliers with a Solution Train

Topics Covered

  • Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Becoming a Lean-Agile Leader
  • Establishing Team and Technical Agility
  • Experiencing Program Increment (PI) Planning
  • Releasing on Demand with DevOps
  • Building Business Solutions and Lean Systems
  • Implementing Lean Portfolio Management
  • Leading the transformation

Target Audience

Learning Objectives

After this course, you will understand how to:

  • Apply SAFe to scale Lean and Agile development in your enterprise
  • Support the execution of Agile Release Trains
  • Coordinate large Value Streams
  • Manage a Lean-Agile Portfolio
  • Align the organization to a common process model
  • Configure the Framework for your context
  • Unlock the intrinsic motivation of knowledge workers
  • Support a Lean-Agile transformation in your enterprise

Topics Covered

  • Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Embracing a Lean-Agile Mindset
  • Understanding SAFe Principles
  • Implementing an Agile Release Train
  • Experiencing PI Planning
  • Executing and Releasing Value
  • Building an Agile Portfolio
  • Coordinating Large Value Streams
  • Leading the Lean-Agile Enterprise

Prerequisites

All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended for those who intend to take the SA certification exam.

  • 5+ years experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product or project management
  • Experience in Scrum

Duration & Cities

2 day course.

Courses in Centurion, Rivonia, Gaborone, Nairobi, Port Louis. Other locations on request.

Cost & Discount Policy

R12 600 per person, excluding 15% VAT.

Group discounts for 3+ delegates apply.

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