Leading SAFe® With SA® Certification

Duration : 2 Days

Associated Certification:SAFe Agilist (SA)

 

This course has been updated to SAFe 4.5. Website updates are in progress. Participants will be the first in Canada to receive the Leading SAFe 4.5 training and certification

 

Leading SAFe 4.0 training will introduce the Lean-Agile principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) to leaders and key people within the agile enterprise. Attending this Scaled Agile Framework training course will enable you to Lead an enterprise Agile journey by leveraging the Scaled Agile Framework®. It also helps you to prepare and pass the SAFe Agilist (SA) certification exam.

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. 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.
Excelerus offers a 10% lifelong training discount to returning customers. Also,customers who register for a recommended course within 6 months of completing a SAFe primary course with Excelerus will receive 40% discount off the full course fee. 


Learning Goals

To perform the role of a SAFe 4 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
  • Experiencing Program Increment (PI) Planning
  • Exploring,Executing,and Releasing Value
  • Leading the Lean-Agile Enterprise
  • Empowering a Lean Portfolio
  • Building Large Solutions

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

Who Will Benefit

  • 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

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

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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

Exam Details

  • Exam name – SAFe 4 Agilist Exam
  • Exam format – Multiple choice
  • 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 Leading SAFe course
  • Exam 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)
  • Language – English
  • 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. Contact support@scaledagile.com for any retake questions.