Leading SAFe® 4.0

Lead Agility at Scale as a Certified SAFe Agilist
5/3 - 5/4/17
2 Days
Santa Clara, CA
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Overview 

In this course, you will learn 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.

Audience 

This course is intended for:

  • 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 Details 

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.

Certification Prerequisites and Process:

  • 5+ years of experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product or project management
  • Experience in Scrum
  • Attend the 2-day Leading SAFe course and pass the SA exam
Additional Benefits 

Participants of this course will be eligible to apply for 14 PDU's toward their continuing education requirements with the PMI (Project Management Institute).

Class registration includes a copy of course materials for personal use along with initial certification and exam fee. One-year membership to Scaled Agile, 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.

Learning Objectives 

After this course, attendees will be able 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
Agenda 
  • 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