SAFe for Architects
Attendees can improve collaboration and alignment in a SAFe® Lean-Agile enterprise when they become a SAFe 4 Architect. The SAFe® for Architects course prepares System, Solution, and Enterprise Architects to engage across the organization as effective leaders and change agents who collaboratively deliver architectural solutions. During this three-day course, attendees will explore the roles, responsibilities, and mindset of Agile Architects, and appreciate how to align architecture with business value and drive continuous flow to large systems-of-systems while supporting SAFe program execution.
This course is for senior technical contributors who need to understand the role of System, Solution, and Enterprise Architects in Lean-Agile enterprises. The course is also appropriate for individuals desiring a deeper view into how architecture enables continuous value flow and how architects engage in, and contribute to, a Lean-Agile enterprise.
Become a SAFe 4 Architect
Attending the class is the first step to becoming a SAFe 4 Architect. 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®Architect attendees should be able to:
Architect using SAFe principles
Align architecture with business value
Develop and communicate architecture vision and intent
Plan architectural runway to enable delivery success
Architect for continuous delivery and Release on Demand
Lead and coach architects and team members during Program Increment (PI) Planning and execution
Provide leadership during a Lean-Agile transformation
Exemplifying Lean-Agile architecture
Architecting for DevOps and Release on Demand
Aligning architecture with business value
Developing Solution Vision, Solution Intent, and Roadmaps
Preparing architecture for Program Increment (PI) Planning
Coordinating architecture throughout PI Planning
Supporting Continuous Delivery during PI execution
Supporting new Strategic Themes and Value Streams
Leading as an architect during a Lean-Agile transformation
What you get
Eligibility to take the SAFe® 4 Architect (ARCH) exam
One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
Course certificate of completion
Prerequisites for SAFe for Architects Training
Those who attend this course should be familiar with Agile principles and practices and must have attended at least one SAFe course prior to attending this one.
Our SAFe for Architects 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.
This is an onsite course only, enquire below.
We're currently not running a scheduled SAFe for Architects course, but we'll happily come and deliver the course on-site. There can be many advantages to setting up an on-site course including the ability to have focussed discussions regarding the practices of your organisation while we're in class. See the details below to discuss further.
Get In Touch
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0800 368 8781