Leading SAFe 4.5.1

2 days


Use SAFe for better results in a Lean-Agile enterprise!

Want to leverage the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) to lead a LeanAgile enterprise? In this course, you will learn about the underlying SAFe principles originating from Lean, systems thinking, Agile development, product development flow, and DevOps.

These processes will benefit the planning and execution of PI Planning events, and as well as managing multiple Agile Release Trains (ART). There’s also valuable insights into how to build and support Agile teams and programs, strengthen a Lean portfolio, introduce a Continuous Delivery Pipeline and DevOps culture, and more.


This course is designed for:

  • Executives and leaders (Managers, Directors, CIOs, VPs, etc.).
  • Development, QA, and infrastructure management.
  • Program and project managers.
  • Product and product line management.
  • Portfolio managers.
  • PMOs and process leads.
  • Enterprise, system, and solution architects

Skills Gained

  • Understand the basic concepts of SAFe and the Implementation Roadmap
  • Use the principles of a Lean-Agile Mindset
  • Implement SAFe’s Lean and Agile principles to SAFe roles and practices
  • Establish mission and purpose to develop efficient teams
  • Drive change, develop people, and encourage innovation through transformational leadership
  • Execute programs successful through support PI Planning and event
  • Use a Continuous Delivery Pipeline Drive to deliver continuous value
  • Adopt Strategic Themes and Lean Portfolio Management for better alignment and execution
  • Introduce a Solution Train to coordinate multiple Agile Release Trains and suppliers


This course can be undertaking by anyone looking to improve and accredit their SAFe leadership skills ability. However, it is recommended that you possess 5+ years of software development experience, and/or involvement with Scrum, testing, business analysis, product, or project management.

Course Outline

  • Introduce the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Adopt a Lean-Agile mindset
  • Understand SAFe concepts
  • Create efficient teams and programs
  • Program Increment (PI) planning
  • Find and deliver value
  • Boost a Lean portfolio
  • Construct large solutions
  • The Lean-Agile enterprise

Concepts and Terminology

  • Agile architecture
  • Agile Release Train
  • Business owners
  • Continuous Delivery Pipeline
  • Communities of Practice
  • Develop on Cadence
  • Epics
  • Essential SAFe configuration
  • Iteration planning and execution
  • Lean Agile leaders
  • Lean budgets
  • Milestones
  • Pre and post PI Planning
  • Program increment
  • MosCoW


 Examination (included free)

The examination consists of a closed book, web-based multiple choice exam. Candidates have 90 minutes (1.5 hours) to complete 45 questions, with a score of 34 (76%) required to pass. The exam is free with the purchase of this course

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
Onsite2 1000 £1000 2019-06-25