Leading SAFe 4.6 with SAFe Agilist Certification Washington DC (Weekend)

Leading SAFe 4.6 with SAFe Agilist Certification Washington DC (Weekend)



Leading SAFe® 4.5


Develop a skillset that’s in demand worldwide—and empower your enterprise to succeed in a disruptive marketplace—when you become a SAFe 4 Agilist (SA).


This two-day course teaches the Lean-Agile principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®). You’ll learn how to execute and release value through Agile Release Trains, how to build an Agile Portfolio, and how to lead a Lean-Agile transformation at enterprise scale. You will gain an understanding of the Lean-Agile mindset and how to apply the principles and practices of SAFe to support Agile teams, programs, program portfolio management, and to coordinate large Value Streams.


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


 Audience


The following individuals will benefit from this course:



  • 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


 Learning Objectives


After this course, you will understand how to:



  • Apply SAFe to scale Lean and Agile development in your enterprise

  • Support the execution of Agile Release Trains

  • Coordinate large Value Streams

  • Manage a Lean-Agile Portfolio

  • Align the organisation to a common process model

  • Configure the Framework for your context

  • Unlock the intrinsic motivation of knowledge workers

  • Support a Lean-Agile transformation in your enterprise


 Detailed Course Guide


The course consists of the following:


1. Intro to SAFe Introduction to the Scaled Agile Framework


2. Lean Thinking An overview of Lean Software Development and Product Development Flow


3. Agile Development Application of Agile development in the enterprise context. Business Benefits.


4. SAFe ScrumXP An experiential walk-through of “SAFe ScrumXP”, focusing on scalable technical, project management and economic prioritization practices that enable scaling to the program and portfolio level


5. Agile Release Train Identification, implementation and execution of Agile Release Trains – long-lived programs whereby teams-of-agile-teams optimize quality and velocity delivery for the enterprises larger value streams


6. Agile Portfolio Management Agile transformational patterns for Strategy and Investment Funding, Program Management, and Governance


7. Agile Architecture Principles of Agile Architecture, role of System and Enterprise Architects, and Architecting with Flow


8. Scaling Leadership Scaling Enterprise Lean|Agile leadership


By the end of this course, attendees will be able to:


* Apply lean, agile and product development flow principles to improve productivity, employee engagement, time to market, and quality


* Apply the Scaled Agile Framework based on lecture, real-world examples, and insights by Scaled Agile experts


* Understand the skills necessary for an enterprise transformation based on the information and examples presented, and additional recommended readings and resources


* Gain the insights into the leadership skill most effective in unlocking the intrinsic motivation of software development knowledge workers, and begin applying them in your context


 SAFe® Certification


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


Exam Details



  • Name: SAFe 4 Agilist 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


SAFe® Certification Kit


Attendees who pass the exam will receive:



  • A SAFe Agilist certificate

  • One year certified membership as a SAFe Agilist

  • SAFe Agilist branding kit with the SA certification mark


 


What You Get


The class registration includes:



  • Attendee workbooks

  • Eligibility to take the SAFe Agilist exam

  • One-year membership to Scaled Agile, with access to members-only resources such as webinars, workbooks, guidance presentations, and advance notice of upcoming SAFe products

  • SAFe Agilist (SA) attendance certificate upon request


 


Professional Development Units (PDUs) and Scrum Education Units (SEUs)



  • Attendees may be eligible to apply for 16 PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP and PMI-ACP certifications.

  • Attendees may be eligible to apply for SEUs under category C, toward earning or renewing their CSP through Scrum Alliance.                 


Our Leading SAFe and other Scaled Agile Framework certification classes are available every weekend in Washington, D.C. metropolitan area and some other places .For more dates and cities please look under More Events From This Organizer or click on Lean Agile Hub to see the list of upcoming classes


Cancelation policy: 


Full refunds will be issued for cancelations made more than 30 days from the start of the course. For cancellations less than 30 days prior to course start, registrants may contact us to change their registration to another offering. 


Notice: If you are booking travel please be sure to book refundable tickets. If 4 or more students do not register for the course, the course will be canceled and you will be notified of cancellation at least a week prior to class. We will not be responsible for any canceled airline or hotel reservations.