Duration: 2 days
14 PDUs (1.4 CEUs)
Group discounts available.
All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended for those who intend to take the SA certification exam:
- 5+ years experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product or project management
- Experience in Scrum
Leading SAFe® with SA Certification 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.
• Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®)
• Embracing a Lean-Agile Mindset
• Understanding SAFe® Principles
• Implementing an Agile Release Train
• Experiencing PI Planning
• Executing and Releasing Value
• Building an Agile Portfolio
• Coordinating Large Value Streams
• Leading the Lean-Agile Enterprise
Who Should Attend
Managers and those who will be in the role of Scrum Master, RTE (release train engineer).
Method of Delivery
• Onsite/Live class instructions or Online web seminar
• Open discussion
• Case studies
Additional Course Information
Objective: Leading the Lean-Agile Software Enterprise with the Scaled Agile Framework®
Attending the class prepares you to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Agilist (SA).
Associated Certification: SAFe® Agilist (SA)
About the SAFe® Agilist Certification
Attending the class prepares you to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Agilist (SA). The SAFe® Agilist certification program is for executives, managers and Agile change agents responsible for leading a Lean-Agile change initiative in a large software enterprise. It validates their knowledge in applying the Scaled Agile Framework, lean thinking, and product development flow principles in an enterprise context so they can lead the adoption of the Scaled Agile Framework.
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:
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
Renewals are from the date of certification
Renewal fee: $100
10 continuing education/outreach hours
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.