Leading SAFe® (V5.0)

  • Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Becoming a Lean-Agile Leader
  • Establishing Team and Technical Agility
  • Experiencing Program Increment (PI) Planning
  • Releasing on Demand with DevOps
  • Building Business Solutions and Lean Systems
  • Implementing Lean Portfolio Management
  • Leading the transformation
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
Prerequisites

The 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
  • Limited complimentary Agile toolkit book ---- <<Sun Tzu The Art of Agile Software Delivery>>
    https://www.amazon.com/Sun-Tzu-Agile-Software-Delivery-ebook/dp/B01DOQRVJ4/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1527463143&sr=8-1&keywords=sun+tzu+the+art+of+agile+software

        (Collect this book on attendance)

Attendees must attend both days of the course in order to be eligible for the exam.

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

  • Understand the Seven Core Competencies of the Lean Enterprise
  • Become a Lean-thinking manager-teacher
  • Apply the values and principles of a Lean-Agile Mindset
  • Apply SAFe’s Lean and Agile principles to the roles and practices of SAFe
  • Create high-performing teams by establishing mission and purpose
  • Lead the transformation with the SAFe Implementation Roadmap
  • Support PI Planning and the events associated with successful Program execution
  • Drive Release on Demand with the Continuous Delivery Pipeline
  • Establish alignment and execution with Strategic Themes and Lean Portfolio Management
  • Coordinate multiple Agile Release Trains and suppliers with a Solution Train

Learning Goals         Topics Covered       What Attendees Get

Becoming a Certified SAFe® Agilist requires an exceptional range of skills and is a career path for many servant leaders. Certification includes:

  • Certified SAFe® Agilist PDF certificate

  • Certified SAFe® Agilist digital badge to promote your accomplishment online

  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform, which includes access to the SA Community

    of Practice

  • Access to Meetup groups and events that connect you with other SAFe certified professionals

  • A variety of learning resources to support you during your SAFe journey

During this two-day course, attendees gain the knowledge necessary to lead a Lean-Agile enterprise by leveraging 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 in order to thrive in the competitive market. They discuss how to establish team and technical agility and organize and re-organize around the flow of value. They also learn and practice the skills for supporting and executing PI Planning events and coordinating multiple Agile Release Trains (ARTs). Participants in the class explore the importance of adopting a customer-centric mindset and design thinking approach to agile product delivery. Learners also develop an understanding for implementing a Lean Portfolio Management function in their enterprise.

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
Training Options
  • On-site Training: Get our trainers to come to you for training exclusive to your organisation.
  • Scheduled Classes: United Kingdom (London,  Birmingham, Manchester); Germany (Berlin), France (Paris); China (Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, ) .
  • Course Language: English, Mandarin, Cantonese.
  • Exam Language: English.
Annual Renewal

Certifications expire one year from the date the certification is earned.

  • Renewal fee is $100
SAFe Certification Kit
Who will benefit?
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

Sample Test Questions available

 More Exam Details 

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.

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

How to submit your PDUs? Please click the link below:

https://www.pmi.org/help/ccrs_user/Content/CCRS/Cert/submit_pdu_claim_Courses_Training.htm

For leaders of a Lean-Agile change initiative to develop a Lean-Agile Mindset and apply the principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) to support Agile Teams, programs, and Program Portfolio Management. Coordinate and lead a Lean-Agile transformation at enterprise scale.

Nothing beats An Agile Team,

except a highly trained one.

  • Preferential Hotel Rates: Available on request.
  • Global SAFe Certified professional provider: We provide SAFe certified professionals from our exclusive scaled agile network for large international enterprises looking to do a Scaled Agile transformation programme.
  • Free Entry into ALLYSKY scaled agile network: Complimentary associate membership to ALLYSKY scaled agile network providing you with exclusive opportunites in the agile market place.
  • Online Training: Due to the current situation for COVID-19 and based on the UK government advice we are looking to be flexible and offer our training online in place of the usual class room training. This will cover the month of April and May. We will assess the situation and take guidance for how to deliver the training from June onwards, which we hope will return back to our class room training format.

Delegate Support
  • Duration: Once the exam begins, candidates have 90 minutes (1.5 hours) to complete the exam
  • Number of Questions: 45
  • Passing Score: 35 out of 45 (77% passing score)
  • 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.