Course Description

Attendees will learn how to lead a Lean-Agile enterprise by leveraging the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) and its principles from Agile development, systems thinking, Lean, product development flow, and DevOps. They will learn and practice the skills for supporting and executing PI Planning events, Lean Portfolio Management, Agile teams, and coordinating multiple Agile Release Trains (ARTs). Attending prepares you to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Agilist (SA).

Class registration includes:

  • A copy of the course workbook
  • Eligibility to take the SAFe® 5 Agilist (SA) exam
  • A one-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
  • A course certificate of completion

Who Should Attend

  • 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

Duration

2 Days

Prerequisites

All are welcome to attend the course. Previous experience with Agile or scaling frameworks is recommended for those intending to take the exam.

Course Topics

  • Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Becoming a Lean-Agile Leader
  • Establishing Team and Technical Agility
  • Experiencing Program Increment (PI) Planning
  • Releasing on Demand with DevOps
  • Building Business Solutions and Lean Systems
  • Implementing Lean Portfolio Management
  • Leading the transformation

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the Five Core Competencies of the Lean Enterprise
  • Become a Lean-thinking manager-teacher
  • Apply the values and principles of a Lean-Agile Mindset
  • Apply SAFe’s Lean and Agile principles to the roles and practices of SAFe
  • Create high-performing teams by establishing mission and purpose
  • Lead the transformation with the SAFe Implementation Roadmap
  • Support PI Planning and the events associated with successful Program execution
  • Drive Release on Demand with the Continuous Delivery Pipeline
  • Establish alignment and execution with Strategic Themes and Lean Portfolio Management
  • Coordinate multiple Agile Release Trains and suppliers with a Solution Train

Register

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