Leading SAFe with SA Certification

Duration: 
2 days
Codes: 
LSSC,SA

Overview

This two-day course teaches the Lean-Agile principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe ). You'll 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. You 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).

 

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.

Audience

The following individuals will benefit from this course:

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

Skills Gained

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

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

Course Outline

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

Courseware 

  • Course PowerPoint Slides
  • PDF Workbooks
  • Instructor Materials
  • Handouts

Thinking about Onsite?

If you need training for 3 or more people, you should ask us about onsite training. Putting aside the obvious location benefit, content can be customised to better meet your business objectives and more can be covered than in a public classroom. It's a cost effective option.

Submit an enquiry from any page on this site, and let us know you are interested in the requirements box, or simply mention it when we contact you.

Upcoming Dates

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Course Location Days Cost Date
Onsite Onsite1 1500 £1500 2019-09-21
Onsite Onsite1 1500 £1500 2019-09-28
Glasgow Glasgow2 1500 £1500 2019-10-10
London London2 1500 £1500 2019-10-10
London London2 1500 £1500 2019-10-15
Onsite Onsite1 1500 £1500 2019-10-19
Manchester Manchester2 1500 £1500 2019-10-24
Onsite Onsite1 1500 £1500 2019-10-26
London London2 1500 £1500 2019-11-11
London London2 1500 £1500 2019-11-12
Berkshire Reading2 1500 £1500 2019-11-18
Onsite Onsite1 1500 £1500 2019-11-23
Glasgow Glasgow2 1500 £1500 2019-12-05
London London2 1500 £1500 2019-12-11
Onsite Onsite1 1500 £1500 2019-12-14
London London2 1500 £1500 2020-01-09
London London2 1500 £1500 2020-01-28
London London2 1500 £1500 2020-02-13
Glasgow Glasgow2 1500 £1500 2020-02-25