Leading SAFe (SA)

SAFe Agilist BadgeDur­ing this two-day course, atten­dees will gain the knowl­edge nec­es­sary to lead a Lean-Agile enter­prise by lever­ag­ing the Scaled Agile Frame­work® (SAFe®), and its under­ly­ing prin­ci­ples derived from Lean, sys­tems think­ing, Agile devel­op­ment, prod­uct devel­op­ment flow, and DevOps. They will dis­cuss the five com­pe­ten­cies need­ed to become a Lean Enter­prise. They will also learn and prac­tice the skills for sup­port­ing and exe­cut­ing PI Plan­ning events, and coor­di­nat­ing mul­ti­ple Agile Release Trains (ARTs).

Atten­dees will gain an under­stand­ing of the Lean-Agile mind­set, why it’s so effec­tive in today’s adapt-or-die mar­ket­place, and what it means to lead a Lean-Agile trans­for­ma­tion. They’ll also learn how to build and sup­port Agile teams and pro­grams, empow­er a Lean Port­fo­lio, build a Con­tin­u­ous Deliv­ery Pipeline and DevOps cul­ture, and coor­di­nate large solu­tions. They will devel­op a skillset that’s in demand worldwide—and empow­er their enter­pris­es to suc­ceed in a dis­rup­tive marketplace—when they become a SAFe® 4 Agilist (SA).

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


Learning Goals Leading SAFe (SAtraining

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

What Attendees Get

The class reg­is­tra­tion includes:
  • Attendee work­book
  • Prepa­ra­tion and eli­gi­bil­i­ty to take the SAFe® 4 Agilist exam
  • One year mem­ber­ship to the SAFe Com­mu­ni­ty Plat­form
  • Course cer­tifi­cate of com­ple­tion

Atten­dees must attend both days of the course in order to be eli­gi­ble for the exam.


Audience, who will benefit?

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.

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 SAFe® 4 Agilist (SA) cer­ti­fi­ca­tion exam:
  • 5+ years’ expe­ri­ence in soft­ware devel­op­ment, test­ing, busi­ness analy­sis, prod­uct, or project man­age­ment
  • Expe­ri­ence in Scrum

SaFe Certification

Atten­dees who pass the cer­ti­fi­ca­tion exam will receive:
  • SAFe Agilist cer­tifi­cate
  • A SAFe 4 Agilist dig­i­tal badge to pro­mote your accom­plish­ment online
  • A one-year cer­ti­fied mem­ber­ship as a SAFe Agilist, which includes access to the SA Com­mu­ni­ty of Prac­tice
  • A SAFe Agilist cer­ti­fi­ca­tion usage guide with SA cer­ti­fi­ca­tion marks
  • Access to a vari­ety of learn­ing resources to sup­port cer­ti­fied pro­fes­sion­als dur­ing their SAFe jour­ney

Price and course registration

You can reg­is­ter online for the Lead­ing SAFe course via the reg­is­tra­tion form on the course of your cho­sen date (see below). The costs for par­tic­i­pat­ing are 1’800 CHF, exclud­ing VAT, per par­tic­i­pant. The price con­tains two days of train­ing, course mate­ri­als, and lunch.

Please, con­tact us for group dis­counts or request a pro­pos­al for an in-house course.


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