This Leading SAFe 5.1 class give you the knowledge to lead an enterprise agile transformation using the Scaled Agile Framework. For leaders of a Lean-Agile change initiative to develop a Lean-Agile Mindset and apply the principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) to support Agile Teams, programs, and Program Portfolio Management. Coordinate and lead a Lean-Agile transformation at enterprise scale.
During this two-day course, attendees 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.
Participants in the class gain insights into mastering Business Agility in order to thrive in the competitive market. They discuss how to establish team and technical agility and organize and re-organize around the flow of value. They also learn and practice the skills for supporting and executing PI Planning events and coordinating multiple Agile Release Trains (ARTs). Participants in the class explore the importance of adopting a customer-centric mindset and design thinking approach to agile product delivery. Learners also develop an understanding for implementing a Lean Portfolio Management function in their enterprise.
Attending the class prepares individuals to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Agilist (SA)
Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
Embracing a Lean-Agile Mindset
Understanding SAFe Principles
Creating high-performing teams and programs
Experiencing Program Increment (PI) Planning
Exploring, Executing, and Releasing Value
Leading the Lean-Agile Enterprise
Empowering a Lean Portfolio
Building Large Solutions
To perform the role of a SAFe® Agilist, attendees should be able to:
Interpret the basic constructs of SAFe and the steps of the Implementation Roadmap
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
Use transformational leadership to drive change, develop people, and encourage innovation
Support PI Planning and the events associated with successful Program execution
Drive continuous value delivery through 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
Anyone is eligible to attend the course. No prior knowledge required.
Beneficial for Executives, Leaders, Project Managers, Development, QA, Enterprise, System and Solution Architects.
SAFe Certification Kit
Attendees who pass the certification exam will receive:
SAFe Agilist certificate
A SAFe 5 Agilist digital badge to promote your accomplishment online
A one-year certified membership as a SAFe Agilist, which includes access to the SA Community of Practice
A SAFe Agilist certification usage guide with SA certification marks
Access to a variety of learning resources to support certified professionals during their SAFe journey
Certifications expire one year from the date the certification is earned.
Renewal fee is $100
What Attendees Get
The class registration includes:
Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe® 5 Agilist exam
One year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
Course certificate of completion
Attendees must attend both days of the course in order to be eligible for the exam.