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Leading SAFe® | Applying a Lean-Agile mindset with SAFe

March 18 @ 8:00 am - March 19 @ 5:00 pm

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Develop a skillset that’s in demand worldwide—and empower your enterprise to succeed in a disruptive marketplace—when you become a SAFe 4  Agilist (SA). During this two-day course, you’ll learn the principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework® ?(SAFe), how to execute and release value through Agile Release Trains, and what it means to lead a Lean-Agile transformation at enterprise scale.nbsp;   You will gain an understanding of the Lean-Agile mindset and why it’s so effective in today’s adapt-or-die marketplace. You’ll also get practical advice on supporting Agile teams and programs, empowering a Lean Portfolio, building a continuous delivery pipeline and DevOps culture, and coordinating large solutions.


 

Course Description:

Leading SAFe® | Applying a Lean-Agile mindset with SAFe
With SAFe® 4 Agilist Certification
Based on version 4.6 of SAFe

Summary

Who will benefit?

The following individuals will benefit from this course:

  • Executives and Leaders, Managers, Directors, CIOs, and VPs

  • Development, QA, and Infrastructure Management

  • Program and Project Managers

  • Product and Product Line Management

  • Portfolio Managers, PMO, and Process Leads

  • Enterprise, System, and Solution Architects

Learning Goals

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

  • Apply SAFe to scale Lean and Agile development in your enterprise

  • Recognize and apply a Lean-Agile Mindset and principles

  • Continuously explore, integrate, deploy, and release value

  • Empower with a Lean Portfolio

  • Coordinate the development of large solutions

  • Enhance your Lean-Agile leadership skills

  • Support a Lean-Agile transformation in your enterprise

Topics Covered

  • Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)

  • Embracing a Lean-Agile Mindset

  • Understanding SAFe Principles

Attendees can develop a skillset that’s in demand worldwide—and empower their enterprises to succeed in a disruptive marketplace—when they become a SAFe® Agilist (SA). During this two-day course, they’ll learn the principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®), how to execute and release value through Agile Release Trains, and what it means to lead a Lean-Agile transformation at enterprise scale.

Attendees will gain an understanding of the Lean-Agile mindset and why it’s so effective in today’s adapt-or-die marketplace. They’ll also get practical advice on supporting Agile teams and programs, empowering a Lean Portfolio, building a continuous delivery pipeline and DevOps culture, and coordinating large solutions.

  • Experiencing Program Increment (PI) Planning

  • Exploring, Executing, and Releasing Value

  • Leading the Lean-Agile Enterprise

  • Empowering a Lean Portfolio

  • Building Large Solutions

Prerequisites

All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended for those who intend to take the SAFe® 4 Agilist (SA) certification exam:

  • 5+ years’ experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product, or project management

  • Experience in Scrum

What You Get

The class registration includes:

  • Attendee workbook
  • Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe® 4 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.

Exam Details

  • Name: SAFe 4 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 (76% passing score)

Annual Renewal

Membership renewals are one year from the date certification is earned

  • Renewal fee: $100

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

  • Attendees may be eligible to apply for 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


CapTech SAFe® Trainers 

Rob Cucé

Rob Cucé is an Enterprise Agile Transformation Leader for CapTech. Mr. Cucé provides guidance on Scrum, Kanban, XP, Lean Systems Thinking, and Enterprise Agile scaling practices to transform the way organizations deliver value to their customers. Rob is a certified Scrum Master (CSM), SAFe Program Consultant (SPC4), and Prosci Change Management Professional who guides clients through their Agile transformation so that they can transform the relationship between business and IT.

Susan Bullock

With almost 20 years of experience in agile transformations and coaching, training, project management, and data management, Ms. Bullock has spent her career helping organizations and teams succeed in delivering high quality software and maximum business value. She has specialized expertise in training and implementing agile through the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). Ms. Bullock is a certified SAFe Program Consultant (SPC), Project Management Professional (PMP), and Scrum Master (CSM). And is a founder of the Agile community of practice and training program at CapTech and serves as a thought leader for their agile practitioner community.

Details

Start:
March 18 @ 8:00 am
End:
March 19 @ 5:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/leading-safe-applying-a-lean-agile-mindset-with-safe-tickets-55360955107?aff=ebapi

Venue

CapTech, Charlotte
300 South Tryon Street Suite 1410
Charlotte, NC 28202 US