The SAFe Agilist certification program is two-day training program which 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.
All our SAFe Agilist trainings are delivered by SAFe Program Consultants (SPC) who are certified and authorized to deliver the above course.
Attending the class prepares you to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Agilist (SA).
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
2 days of high quality instruction from a Scaled Agile accredited SPC
Copy of Course Material
1 year’s membership (upon successful completion of the SAFe Agilist exam)
Attendees may be eligible to apply for 15 PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP and PMI-ACP certifications.
For Scrum Alliance members, Attendees may be eligible to apply for 15 SEUs under category C, towards earning or renewing their CSP-SM, CSP-PO, A-CSM, A-CSPO, CSM, CSPO through Scrum Alliance.
After the training, participants will be able to apply SAFe to scale Lean and Agile development in their enterprise
Support the execution of Agile Release Trains
Coordinate large Value Streams
Manage a Lean-Agile Portfolio
Align the organization to a common process mode
Configure the Framework for your context
Unlock the intrinsic motivation of knowledge workers
Support a Lean-Agile transformation in your enterprise
Upon successful completion of this training class, delegates will be eligible to take the online Scaled Agile. You can write SAFe Agilist exam within 30 days. SA5 = 35 out of 45 (77% passing score). Certified SAFe Agilist will have the option to appear on the Certified SA directory and have access to the Scaled Agile Academy LinkedIn community. Exam retakes are $50 and can be taken 30 days or more after the previous exam. Annual renewal requires 10 continuing education/outreach hours and currently costs $100 payable to the Scaled Agile Academy.
WHO CAN ATTEND
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. Having 5+ years experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product or project management experience in Scrum will really 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
External consultants and managers