Leading SAFe® with SA Certification - Presented by agil8, Remote, Nov 2021

2021-11-09 09:00 to 2021-11-10 17:30
2 Days
Remote Course (GMT)

All prices exclude VAT.

Delivered by a partner agile training organisation, agil8.

Presented by agil8 (Silver Scaled Agile Partner)

Please note that this SAFe course will be delivered by a partner agile training organisation of Ivar Jacobson International, agil8. We occasionally offer training from partner organisations with whom we have a close working relationship, and in this case, we have known agil8 for a good number of years now and know each of their trainers to be passionate and engaging.

Training info

Course overview

This two-day course teaches 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.

Attending the class prepares you to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Agilist (SA).

Applying a Lean-Agile mindset with SAFe Agilist Certification

After this course, you will understand how to:

  • Apply SAFe to scale Lean and Agile development in your enterprise.
  • Support the execution of Agile Release Trains.
  • Coordinate large Value Streams.
  • Manage a Lean-Agile Portfolio.
  • Align the organization to a common process model.
  • Configure the Framework for your context.
  • Unlock the intrinsic motivation of knowledge workers.
  • Support a Lean-Agile transformation in your enterprise.
Other course info
  • Course PowerPoint Slides.
  • PDF Workbooks.
  • Instructor Materials.
  • Handouts.

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.
What you receive: 

The class registration includes:

  • Attendee workbook (physical version only for classroom based training). For remote training, this is provided electronically only.
  • Eligibility to take the SAFe Agilist exam.
  • One-year membership to Scaled Agile, with access to members-only resources such as webinars, workbooks, guidance presentations, and advance notice of upcoming SAFe products.

All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended for those who intend to take the SA certification exam.

  • 5+ years experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product or project management.
  • Experience in Scrum.
Exam details: 

Attending the class prepares you to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Agilist (SA). The SAFe Agilist certification program is for executives, managers and Agile change agents responsible for leading a Lean-Agile change initiative in a large software enterprise. It validates their knowledge in applying the Scaled Agile Framework, lean thinking, and product development flow principles in an enterprise context so they can lead the adoption of the Scaled Agile Framework.

Membership details: 

Attendees who pass the exam will receive:

  • A SAFe Agilist certificate.
  • One year certified membership as a SAFe Agilist.
  • SAFe Agilist branding kit with the SA certification mark.
Renewal details: 

Renewals are from the date of certification

  • Renewal fee: $100
  • 10 continuing education/outreach hours.
PDU credits: 
  • Attendees may be eligible to apply for 16 PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP and PMI-ACP certifications.
  • Attendees may be eligible to apply for SEUs under category C, toward earning or renewing their CSP through Scrum Alliance.

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