Leading SAFe

Attendees can develop a skillset that’s in demand worldwide—and empower their enterprises to succeed in a disruptive marketplace—when they become a SAFe® Agilist (SA). During this two-day course, they’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. Attendees will gain an understanding of the Lean-Agile mindset and why it’s so effective in today’s adapt-or-die marketplace. They’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.
Attending the class prepares individuals to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Agilist (SA)

Learning Goals

To perform the role of a SAFe® Agilist, attendees should be able to:
– Apply SAFe to scale Lean and Agile development in the 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 their Lean-Agile leadership skills
– Support a Lean-Agile transformation in their enterprise

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.

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

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