SAFe Program Consultant (SPC)

Delivered by Leading Subject-Matter Experts on SAFe

Our SPC courses are delivered by two of the industries leading subject-matter experts on SAFe. We are the only SAFe Gold Partner with European SPCTs and have proven our SAFe knowledge in global organizations with teams ranging from 50 to 3000.

Training info

Course overview

In this four-day course you will gain the knowledge necessary to lead an enterprise agile transformation by applying the Scaled Agile Framework, and its underlying principles of agility, lean thinking and product development flow.

The course prepares internal change agents and external consultants to:

  • Lead an enterprise agile transformation
  • Implement the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe)
  • Train managers and executives in Leading SAFe and act as a SAFe Agilist (SA) certifying agent
  • Train teams in SAFe ScrumXP for Teams and act as a SAFe Practitioner (SP) certifying agent

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 skill most effective in unlocking the intrinsic motivation of software development knowledge workers, and begin applying them in your context
  • Find the value streams around which to organize the enterprise’s Agile Release Trains
  • Prepare the organization and the teams to launch the trains
  • Run a Program Increment Planning Meeting
  • Interact at key program touch-points to “help keep the train on the tracks”
  • Run Inspect and Adapt workshops for continuous program improvement
  • Introduce the organization to the principles of program portfolio management and agile architecture
  • Grow the leadership skills necessary to support the transformation
Other course info

Internal change agents, external consultants and managers and leaders responsible for implementing agile programs as part of an enterprise Lean|Agile change initiative

What you receive 

This courses leads to SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) certification upon passing the SPC exam. All SPCs in good standing have access to the following:

  • Usage of SAFe Foundations PowerPoint briefing
  • SAFe courseware to train managers and executives in the Leading SAFe course and the ability to act as a SAFe Agilist (SA) certifying agent
  • SAFe courseware to train teams in the SAFe ScrumXP for Teams course and the ability to act as a SAFe Practitioner (SP) certifying agent
  • Content updates
  • SPC Branding Kit (certification mark, material co-branding, etc.) Certified SPC directory listing (optional)
  • Scaled Agile Academy LinkedIn community membership

For those taking the SPC Certification exam:

  • 5+ years of experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product or project management
  • 3+ years of experience in Agile
  • One or more relevant Agile certifications (e.g., CSM, CSPO, CSP, CSC, CST,, DSDM, ICAgile, PMI-ACP)
PDU credits 

For PMI PMPs this course provides 30 hours Category B PDUs