This two-day course teaches the Lean-Agile principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®), taught by a SAFe Silver Partner and an instructor with real world experience as an Agile Coach, Release Train Engineer, Devlopment Team Member, and Scrum Master within multiple SAFe implementations at Intel Corporation.
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).
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
After this course, you will be able 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
Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
Embracing a Lean-Agile Mindset
Understanding SAFe Principles
Implementing an Agile Release Train
Experiencing PI Planning
Executing and Releasing Value
Building an Agile Portfolio
Coordinating Large Value Streams
Leading the Lean-Agile Enterprise
Every Participant Will Receive:
Light breakfast and coffee
Printed PDF training materials
The certification exam for SAFe Agilist (SA) to be taken at your convenience
Eligibility to apply for 15 PDUs to help maintain certifications such as PMP, PgMP
Eligibility to apply for 15 Scrum Alliance SEUs (Category C) upon completion of the course
Darcy Kruse spent the last half decade as an Agile & Lean Coach at Intel where she launched Intel's first eight SAFe agile release trains, and later helped scale the organization up to nearly 30 agile release trains. In addition to being an agile coach, she also worked in the SAFe system as a Release Train Engineer and Scrum Master. She has also been a Team Member on a scrum team in a Product Development Engineer role. She has taught scrum classes to employees of the State of California, HP, and Blue Shield of California. Darcy holds a graduate degree in Physics. She will share her real world experiences with implementing, continuously improving, and sustaining multiple Scaled Agile Framework implementations in this SAFe class.
Cancelation policy: Full refunds will be issued for cancelations made more than 30 days from the start of the course. For cancellations less than 30 days prior to course start, registrants may contact us to change their registration to another offering.
Notice: If you are booking travel please be sure to book refundable tickets. If 4 or more students do not register for the course, the course will be canceled and you will be notified of cancellation at least 2 weeks prior to class. Sprint Ahead will not be responsible for any canceled airline or hotel reservations.
For group rates, on-site intact training or to request an alternate date/course/location contact email@example.com.
See our other SAFe certification and training offerings.