FEATURED CLASSES

Leading SAFe 4.5

Utilizing a Lean-Agile Mindset with SAFe

Attendees can develop a skillset that is in demand worldwide and empower their organization to succeed in a disruptive marketplace—when they become a SAFe® Agilist (SA). During this two-day course, they will learn the principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®), how to execute and release value through Agile Release Trains, and what it means to lead a Lean-Agile transformation at enterprise scale.

Attendees will gain an understanding of the Lean-Agile mindset and why it is so effective in today’s adapt-or-die marketplace. They will also get practical advice on supporting Agile teams and programs, empowering a Lean Portfolio, building a continuous delivery pipeline and DevOps culture, and coordinating large solutions.

Attending the class prepares individuals to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Agilist (SA)

Learning Goals
  • Apply SAFe to scale Lean and Agile development in the enterprise
  • Recognize and apply a Lean-Agile Mindset and principles
  • Continuously explore, integrate, deploy and release value
  • Empower with a Lean Portfolio
  • Coordinate the development of large solutions
  • Enhance Lean-Agile leadership skills
  • Support a Lean-Agile transformation in the enterprise
Topics Covered
  • Introducing the Scale Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Embracing a Lean-Agile Mindset
  • Understanding SAFe Principles
  • Experiencing Program Increment (PI) Planning
  • Exploring, Executing, and Releasing Value
  • Leading the Lean-Agile Enterprise
  • Empowering a Lean Portfolio
  • Building Large Solutions
What Attendees Get
  • Attendee workbook
  • 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 to be eligible for the exam.
Who Will Benefit?
  • 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
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 SAFe® 4 Agilist (SA) certification exam:

  • 5+ years’ experience in software development, testing
  • Experience in Scrum
Exam Details
  • Name: SAFe 4 Agile Exam
  • Format: Multiple Choice
  • Delivery: Web-based (single-browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed
  • Access: Candidates can access the exam within the SAFe Community Platform upon completion of the Leading SAFe course
  • Duration: Once the exam begins, candidates have 90 minutes (1.5 hours) to complete the exam
  • Number of Questions: 45
  • Passing Score: 34 out of 45 (76% passing score)
  • Sample Test Questions available
Professional Development Units (PDUs) and Scrum Education Units (SEUs)
  • Attendees may be eligible to apply for 15 PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP, PgMP, and PMI-ACP certifications
  • Attendees may be eligible to apply for SEUs under Category C, toward earning or renewing their CSP through Scrum Alliance

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Georgia

Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 9:00 AM – Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 5:00 PM (CDT)
Register: Atlanta | June 9-10

Canada

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 9:00 AM – Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 5:00 PM (PDT)
Register: Vancouver | June 12-13

Ohio

Saturday, July 7, 2018 at 9:00 AM – Sunday, July 8, 2018 at 5:00 PM (EDT)
Register: Columbus | July 7-8

India

Friday, July 13, 2018 at 9:00 AM – Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 5:00 PM (IST)
Register: Pune | July 13-14

Friday, July 20, 2018 at 9:00 AM – Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 5:00 PM (CEST)
Register: Bengaihum | July 20-21

Mexico

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at 9:00 AM – Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 5:00 PM (CDT)
Register: Mexico City | July 31-Aug 1

Florida

Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 9:00 AM – Sunday, August 12, 2018 at 5:00 PM (CDT)
Register: Destin | August 11-12