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

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


Saturday, April 14, 2018 9:00 AM – Sunday, April 15, 2018 5:00 PM

Atlanta Leading SAFe | April 14-15

Monday, April 16, 2018 9:00 AM – Tuesday, April 17, 2018 5:00 PM

Atlanta Leading SAFe | April 16-17


Wednesday, May 2, 2018 9:00 AM – Thursday, May 3, 2018 5:00 PM

Montgomery Leading SAFe | May 2-3

Monday, May 7, 2018 9:00 AM – Tuesday, May 8, 2018 5:00 PM

Montgomery Leading SAFe | May 7-8


Monday, May 21, 2018 9:00 AM – Tuesday, May 22, 2018 5:00 PM

Destin Leading SAFe | May 21-22

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 9:00 AM – Thursday, May 24, 2018 5:00 PM

Destin Leading SAFe | May 23-24


Wednesday, June 6, 2018 9:00 AM – Thursday, June 7, 2018 5:00 PM

Columbus Leading SAFe | June 6-7