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During 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)
Become a SAFe 4 Agilist
Attending the class is the first step to becoming a SAFe 4 Agilist. We will prepare you in class for the exam. The exam fee is included in the course cost and can be taken online at any time in a 30 day period after the course.
To perform the role of a SAFe® Agilist, attendees should be able to:
Understand the Five Core Competencies of the Lean Enterprise.
Apply the values and principles of a Lean-Agile Mindset
Apply SAFe’s Lean and Agile principles to the roles and practices of SAFe
Lead the transformation with the SAFe Implementation Roadmap
Support PI Planning and the events associated with successful Program execution
Establish alignment and execution with Strategic Themes and Lean Portfolio Management
Coordinate multiple Agile Release Trains and suppliers with a Solution Train
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 you get
The class registration includes:
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.
Prerequisites for SAFe for Teams Training
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
Our Leading SAFe Trainers
Dan has been working in scaled agile environments since 2008 and joined one of the UK's first SAFe rollouts in 2013. He is an SPC and actively involved with SAFe transformations in the UK. Dan is passionate about Enterprise Agility and can bring a wealth of industry experience, spanning 25 years, to a wide range of problems.
As a trainer Phil has 15 years training and mentoring experience, and has delivered over 100 agile training sessions throughout the UK, US, Europe and South East Asia.
In addition to his training Phil remains a practicing Agile Coach and Release Train Engineer and brings the reality of real world scenarios into his coaching and training.
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