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Jun 8, 2020 - Jun 11, 2020

*Remote Delivery* Leading SAFe® | Applying a Lean-Agile mindset with SAFe

Course Description:

Leading SAFe® | Applying a Lean-Agile mindset with SAFe
With SAFe® 5 Agilist Certification

Remote Delivery 

This course will be delivered remotely from 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM Monday – Thursday

Summary

During this two-day course, attendees gain the knowledge necessary to lead a Lean-Agile enterprise by using the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe) and its underlying principles derived from Lean, systems thinking, Agile development, product development flow, and DevOps.

Participants in the class gain insights into mastering business agility to thrive in competitive markets. They discuss how to establish team and technical agility and organize and re-organize around the flow of value. Attendees also learn and practice the skills to support and execute PI Planning events and coordinate multiple Agile Release Trains (ARTs). Class participants will explore the importance of adopting a customer-centric mindset and Design-Thinking approach to Agile Product Delivery. Learners will also understand how to implement a Lean Portfolio Management function within their enterprise

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

Topics Covered

  • Thrive in the digital age with business agility

  • Become a Lean-Agile leader

  • Establish Team and Technical Agility

  • Build solutions with Agile Product Delivery

  • Explore Lean Portfolio Management

  • Lead the change

  • Become a Certified SAFe® Agilist

What you’ll learn

After attending the class, attendees should be able to: 

  • Lead the transformation to business agility with SAFe

  • Become a Lean-Agile leader

  • Understand customer needs with Design Thinking

  • Enable Agile Product delivery

  • Implement Lean Portfolio Management

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® 5 Agilist (SA) certification exam:

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

  • Experience in Scrum

What You Get

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.

Attendees must attend both days of the course to be eligible to take the exam.

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 (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 SEU’s 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, 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.

Venue

CapTech

Organizer

CapTech