Scaling Agile with SAFe (Certification) 

In this course, you will learn 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. SAFe® is a registered trademark of Scaled Agile, Inc.

The course consists of the following core SAFe modules:

  • Introduction to SAFe
  • Lean-Agile Mindset
  • Implementing an Agile Release Train
  • Experience PI Planning
  • Executing and Releasing Value
  • Agile Portfolio Management
  • Building really big systems
  • Lean-Agile Leadership

This course is designed for executives, managers and Agile change agents responsible for leading a Lean|Agile change initiative in the larger software enterprise. By the end of this course, attendees will be able to:

  • Apply lean, agile and product development flow principles to improve productivity, employee engagement, time to market, and quality
  • Apply the Scaled Agile Framework based on lecture, real-world examples, and insights by Scaled Agile experts
  • Understand the skills necessary for an enterprise transformation based on the information and examples presented, and additional recommended readings and resources
  • Gain the insights into the leadership skills most effective in unlocking the intrinsic motivation of software development knowledge workers , and begin applying them in your context

This course is a requirement for those seeking certification as a Scaled Agile Framework Agilist (SA).