Leading SAFe 5.0 with SA Certification - Reston/DC - January, Metro Offices - Ballston Integration, Tuesday, 21. January 2020



Summary


During this two-day course, attendees will 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. They will discuss the five competencies needed to become a Lean Enterprise. They will also learn and practice the skills for supporting and executing PI Planning events, and coordinating multiple Agile Release Trains (ARTs).
Attendees will gain an understanding of the Lean-Agile mindset, why it’s so effective in today’s adapt-or-die marketplace, and what it means to lead a Lean-Agile transformation. They’ll also learn how to build and support Agile teams and programs, empower a Lean Portfolio, build a Continuous Delivery Pipeline and DevOps culture, and coordinate large solutions. They will develop a skillset that’s in demand worldwide—and empower their enterprises to succeed in a disruptive marketplace—when they become a SAFe® 4 Agilist (SA).
Attending the class prepares individuals to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Agilist (SA)







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


Understand the Five 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





Topics Covered



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





What Attendees Get
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

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









Who will benefit?
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








Prerequisites


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









SAFe Certification Kit
Attendees who pass the certification exam will receive:

SAFe Agilist certificate
A SAFe 5 Agilist digital badge to promote your accomplishment online
A one-year certified membership as a SAFe Agilist, which includes access to the SA Community of Practice
A SAFe Agilist certification usage guide with SA certification marks
Access to a variety of learning resources to support certified professionals during their SAFe journey




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

Renewal fee is $100










Exam Details



Name: SAFe5 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

More Exam Details



Duration: Once the exam begins, candidates have 90 minutes (1.5 hours) to complete the exam
Number of Questions: 45
Passing Score: 34 out of 45 (75% passing score)








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


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.



Tuesday, 21. January 2020, Metro Offices - Ballston Integration, Leading SAFe 5.0 with SA Certification - Reston/DC - January

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