Join us for Leading SAFe®! Learn how to lead an Agile program with the Scaled Agile Framework®.
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).
The registration fee includes attendee workbooks, eligibility to take the SAFe Agilist exam, one-year membership to Scaled Agile and a SAFe Agilist attendance certificate (upon request). Breakfast, lunch and beverages will be provided each day.
The SAFe Agilist (SA) certification validates knowledge in applying the Scaled Agile Framework, lean, and product development flow principles in an enterprise context for leading the adoption of the Scaled Agile Framework.
Attendees who pass the exam will receive:
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.
After this course, you will understand how to:
Mike Harris (SPC4)
Mike Harris is the CEO & President of DCG Software Value. He is also a Certified Scrum Master and Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Program Consultant. Mike is well-versed in SAFe, having led client engagements facilitating SAFe transformations and having served as the instructor for a number of SAFe training courses. He is a regular presenter at conferences discussing Agile, SAFe and the Value Visualization Framework, among other topics. His full bio is available here.
Tom Cagley is the Vice President of Consulting with DCG Software Value. He is also a Certified Scrum Master and Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Program Consultant. Tom has worked with a variety of clients, across industries, to effectively start and improve Agile implementations. He runs a popular blog on Software Process and Measurement, as well as a website, the Software Process and Measurement Cast (SPAMCast), where he frequently discusses Agile-related topics. His full bio is available here.
Tony Timbol (SPC4)
Tony Timbol is the Vice President of Sales with DCG Software Value. He is also a Certified Scrum Master and Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Program Consultant. Tony has provided on-site Agile training and consulting for numerous organizations, helping to ensure that the cultural changes required with Agile fully come to fruition. His full bio is available here.
Group discounts are available for all U.S. classes. Please contact Tony Manno at 610-829-9122 to register with the Group Discount.
Should we need to change dates, locations or cancel a class, registrants will be notified at least two weeks prior to the class start date. Registrants will have the option to transfer to another class or receive a full refund.