Participants in the course will gain the skills and knowledge to undertake a leadership role in an enterprise Agile transformation through the implementation of the Scaled Agile Framework. The course takes place over two days and provides training and coaching skills, methods for launching Agile Release Trains, and assembling and managing an Agile portfolio. At the end of the course, attendees will receive SAFe Program Consultant certification and will be SAFe Agilist certifying agents with the ability to offer their own Leading SAFe and SAFe for Teams courses.
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 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® 4.6 Agilist (SA).
This course is intended for both internal change agents and external consultants for Agile focused companies. Also, any managers or leaders that are implementing agile programs during a change initiative.
Attendees who pass the certification exam will receive: