Leading SAFe® 4.5

Lead Agility at Scale as a Certified SAFe Agilist

Course Dates

6/12 – 6/13/18 (2 Days)

10/10 – 10/11/18 (2 Days)

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Overview

Develop a skillset that’s in demand worldwide—and empower your enterprise to succeed in a disruptive marketplace—when you become a SAFe 4.5 Agilist (SA). During this two-day course, you’ll learn the principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe), how to execute and release value through Agile Release Trains and what it means to lead a Lean-Agile transformation at enterprise scale.

You will gain an understanding of the Lean-Agile mindset and why it’s so effective in today’s adapt-or-die marketplace. You’ll also get practical advice on supporting agile teams and programs, empowering a Lean Portfolio, building a continuous delivery pipeline and DevOps culture and coordinating large solutions.

Audience

The following individuals will benefit from this course:

  • Executives and Leaders, Managers, Directors, CIOs and VPs
  • Development, QA and Infrastructure Management
  • Program and Project Managers
  • Product and Product Line Management
  • Portfolio Managers, PMO and Process Leads
  • Enterprise, System and Solution Architects

Certification

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

Certification Prerequisites and Process:

  • 5+ years of experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product or project management
  • Experience in Scrum
  • Attend the two-day Leading SAFe course and pass the SA exam

Benefits

Participants of this course will be eligible to apply for 16 PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute® (PMI).

Class registration includes a copy of course materials for personal use along with initial certification, exam fee and course certificate of completion; one-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform, with access to members-only resources such as webinars, workbooks, guidance presentations and advance notice of upcoming SAFe products. A healthy lunch with a vegetarian option is served daily.

Objectives

After this course, attendees will be able to:

  • Apply SAFe to scale Lean and agile development in your enterprise
  • Recognize and apply a Lean-Agile mindset and principles
  • Continuously explore, integrate, deploy and release value
  • Empower with a Lean Portfolio
  • Coordinate the development of large solutions
  • Enhance your Lean-Agile leadership skills
  • Support a Lean-Agile transformation in your enterprise

Agenda

Topics covered:

  • Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Embracing a Lean-Agile Mindset
  • Understanding SAFe Principles
  • Experiencing Program Increment (PI) Planning
  • Exploring, Executing and Releasing Value
  • Leading the Lean-Agile Enterprise
  • Empowering a Lean Portfolio
  • Building Large Solutions

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