SAFe For Architechts(ARCH®)



LIVE ONLINE; INSTRUCTOR - led Workshop

By Certified SAFe Program Consultant from Scaled Agile®

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What Participants Get

  • Digital workbook and reference guide
  •  Eligibility to take the SAFe® 5 Architect (ARCH) exam1 
  • Course certificate of completion
  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
  • Access to Meetup groups and events that provide connections to other certified SAFe professionals
  • A variety of learning resources to support certified professionals during their SAFe journey



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Course Description:

Attendees can improve collaboration and alignment in a SAFe Lean-Agile enterprise when they become a SAFe® 5 Architect. The SAFe for Architects course prepares System, Solution, and Enterprise Architects to engage across the organization as effective leaders and change agents who collaboratively deliver architectural solutions.



Summary:

During this three-day course, attendees will explore the roles, responsibilities, and mindset of Agile Architects, and appreciate how to align architecture with business value and drive continuous flow to large systems-of-systems while supporting SAFe program execution.

Our workshops are not a one-way knowledge transfer. Participants play, build, create, debate and collaborate throughout the learning process.  

Topics Covered

  • Exemplifying Lean-Agile architecture
  • Architecting for DevOps and Release on Demand
  • Aligning architecture with business value
  • Developing Solution Vision, Solution Intent, and Roadmaps
  • Preparing architecture for Program Increment (PI) Planning
  • Coordinating architecture throughout PI Planning
  • Supporting Continuous Delivery during PI execution
  • Supporting new Strategic Themes and Value Streams
  • Leading as an architect during a Lean-Agile transformation

Exam Details

  • Exam name – SAFe® 5 Architect Exam 
  • Exam format – Multiple choice; Multiple select
  • Exam delivery – Web-based (single-browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed
  • Exam access – Candidates can access the exam within the SAFe Community Platform upon completion of the SAFe® for Architects course 
  • Exam duration – Once the exam begins, candidates have 120 minutes (2.0 hours) to complete the exam
  • Number of questions – 60
  • Passing score – 45 out of 60 (70%)
  • Exam cost – First exam attempt is included as part of the course registration fee if the exam is taken within 30 days of course completion. Each retake attempt costs $50.
  • Retake policy – Second attempt on exam (first retake) can be done immediately after first attempt. Third attempt requires a 10-day wait. Fourth attempt requires a 30-day wait.

Prerequisites

The following prerequisites are highly recommended:

  • Have attended at least one SAFe course
  • Have participated in at least one ART and one PI

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

Attendees may be eligible to apply for 13 to 15 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


TRAINER PROFILE

HARRY NARANG:

Based out of Toronto, Canada, Harry has implemented 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.

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. Passed 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


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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


MELISSA WHITE :

SAFe Certified Trainer, Lean Agile Coach and Consultant with front line experience of leading multiple lean agile transformations. Melissa has over ten years of experience in IT leadership, coaching, and agile roles across several industries including Technology, Healthcare and Education. Melissa has led multiple successful agile transformations, and has trained and coached over 5000+ individuals.

Melissa’s classes incorporate real life examples and practical ideas that she has accumulated throughout her career. Her teaching style is driven by her values of compassion, positivity, and empathy.


Testimonials:   

    'I had the pleasure of being in a Leading SAFe class that Melissa facilitated. Right from the start I knew the     class was going to be even better with her leading us!  Melissa has a passion for the topic and is able to         make the materials fun and interesting. If you are thinking about SAFe certifications and see Melissa listed as the facilitator - do not hesitate to sign up for her class!' - Rhonda Wilson, Director of Agile Transformation at Wipfli LLP

      You rarely come across talented standout instructors like Melissa. "Ridiculously efficient" is the phrase              that comes to mind when I think about her teaching techniques! I would highly recommend Melissa! - Syed        Fazal, Project Manager, The Haute House Design Studio


Check out Melissa's Professional Journey on LINKEDIN


MEENAL TAYAL:

Based out of the beautiful City of Vancouver, Canada, Meenal is an Agile Coach with over 10 years of real-world experience in Software Development, Risk Management and Product Development.

As an Agile Delivery Lead, she supports a global team spread across the USA, Canada and India. With focus on building complex Analytics solutions, she engages with stakeholders across different levels to maintain alignment, build trust and enable business agility.

She is passionate about using her expertise in Technology, Finance and Agile to solve business’s most pressing problems to deliver tangible results.


Testimonials:

'I loved the class I took with Skillbook Academy. I found my trainer Meenal to be very knowledgeable and professional. She gives great information and prepares you well for your certification test' - Sandra, Program Manager

'Top notch trainer; interactive and fun. Passed my exam on first attempt. Thank you' - Marko, Project Manager


Check out Meenal's Professional Journey on LINKEDIN

Industry Experience: Finance, Banking, Product development, Programming,  Leadership in Agile, Large corporate, New venture (startup) among others

Agile Superpower: Ability to separate practical concepts that work in the real world; beyond what the theory preaches