SAFe Agilist® (SA) - Leading SAFe® Certification


LIVE ONLINE; INSTRUCTOR - led Workshop

By Certified SAFe Program Consultant from Scaled Agile®

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Leading SAFe 5.0 (SA) certification from Scaled Agile. 

2-day Instructor-led LIVE ONLINE workshop led by industry leading trainer from Scaled Agile.

Course Description:

Applying a Lean-Agile mindset with SAFe 

With SAFe® 5 Agilist certification 

Summary:

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 discuss the five competencies needed to become a Lean Enterprise. 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 Certified SAFe® 5.0 Agilist (SA).

Learning Goals

To perform the role of a SAFe® Agilist, attendees should be able to:

  • Understand the five 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 and trains 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

Topics Covered

  • Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Becoming a Lean-Agile Leader
  • Creating high-performing teams and trains
  • Experiencing Program Increment (PI) Planning
  • Releasing on Demand with DevOps
  • Building a Lean Portfolio
  • Leading the transformation

 What Attendees Get

The class registration includes:

• Attendee workbook

• 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.

Who will benefit?

The following individuals will benefit from this course:

  • Program and Project Managers
  • Development, QA, and Infrastructure Management
  • Product and Product Line Management
  • Executives and Leaders, Managers, Directors, CIOs, and VPs
  • Portfolio Managers, PMO, and Process Leads
  • Enterprise, System, and Solution Architects

Prerequisites

All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. 

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

 Exam Details

  • Name: SAFe 5 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 (75% passing score)

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

Attendees may be eligible to apply for 14-16 PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP, PgMP, and PMI-ACP certifications

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

Why Get certified?

Leading SAFe® certified individuals:

  • Earn 15% more on average (Source: Payscale.com)
  • Has higher resume visibility
  • Has more credibility in the industry
  • Is apart from the crowd
  • Stays marketable

Is Leading SAFe® certification right for you?

If you are a Current or Aspiring:

  • Project manager or Middle Manager
  • Scrum Master
  • Business Analyst
  • Developer or Test engineer
  • Product Manager/Owner
  • Technical Lead, Architect
  • Any other Development related roles

Then this workshop is built just for you.


TRAINER PROFILE

Harry Narang:

Based out of Toronto, Canada, Harry has lead 19 Lean-Agile transformations in enterprises of varying size and scale across North America. He is an Accomplished Author, Award Winning Corporate Trainer and Agile Consultant.

In 2016, he was judged as one of the top 9 speakers and trainers in US and Canada by Toastmasters International – world’s leading authority in public speaking and communication.

This year, Harry is rated among the top 2% trainers as per feedback received by Scaled Agile, provider of SAFe.

Recognized as one of the most sought after thought leaders in North America, Harry has delivered over 750 workshops and keynotes on topics of Lean Agile, Product Leadership and and System Transformation for leading corporations, associations, and conferences.

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Testimonials:

'Harry Narang is an absolutely great instructor. I wasn’t sure how I would feel about taking the course online but Harry made sure that everyone had the same learning experience as we would have had in a physical classroom setting' - Jackie Duerr, Senior Program Manager

'Amazing training with lots of interactive and interesting demos and exercises. Passes my exam on first attempt. Thank you Harry and Skillbook' - Zhongqiu Lin, Project Manager

'Harry is excellent at communicating concepts with practical examples. Harry is an able coach, mentor, and leader who can make a difference. Thanks for what you do to change lives' - Rajendra Koli, Data Analytics Leader


Specialties: SAFe, Agile, Extreme Programming, SCRUM, TDD, Refactoring

Industry Experience: Product development, Technical service, Leadership in Agile, Large corporate, New venture (startup) among others

Agile Superpower: Helping organizations migrate over from dated frameworks such as waterfall to agile scrum

Clients:  Bell, Lucent, Avaya, Cisco and many more


Victor Penman:

Coach, Product Owner, or Scrum Master for Agile Transformations at: Merck, AmerisourceBergen, QVC, USGS1 (not-for-profit), US Postal Service (union shop), Cargill (largest privately-held company in the US), Optum Data Management (UHG), Consensus Corp. (Target), Comcast, GE Healthcare, State of Idaho Medicaid, Garage Games, Forterra Systems.

I draw on a large amount of practical experience and broad Agile/Lean knowledge to marry underlying principles with the practical needs of my students and organizations undergoing Agile change.

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Industry Experience: Agile Leadership, Large corporate, Technical service and Product development,

Certification: SPC5, Certified SAFe 5 Architect with experience leading the ARCH workshop, RTE, Certified Scrum Professional®– ScrumMaster, Certified Scrum Professional®–Product Owner, Certified LeSS Practitioner, Certified Scrum@Scale Practitioner, PMI-ACP®, PMP®, and PSM I.