ARCH Cert-SAFe4.6-SAFe® for Architects- BLM-Normal, Illinois,15 PDUs

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*Expert Instructor- Omni3-Payment Plan, 1-yr SAFe Mbrshp, Exam fee included, confirmed courses, 15 PDU, Workbook=PDF+H/C, Study-Guide/Study-Group, Multi-Cert Discount-1-hr South of ChicagoLand

Certified SAFe® Architect (ARCH)

*SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) is # 1 agile scaling framework and is highly marketable; Takes you well beyond simple team-level such as CSM, CSPO, PSM, PSPO, PMI-ACP classes

Cert options w/ Omni3 Inc.: [Scrum Master/Advanced SSM/SASM], DevOPs[SDP]. Prod Owner/Prod Mgr [POPM], Leading SAFe [SA], SAFe for Government Programs [SGP], RTE, :

https://www.omni3systems.com/

- Great networking event into the lean-agile world – and my students find jobs via my classes/network

- Top 5% Instructor 1st-Pass-Rate, if you don't pass in first try [30-day limit], we split the retake fee

- Payment Plan available, because many folks are investing in their own career and paying out of their own pocket - $75 off if you register a friend

- 15 PDUs, PMI refers to agility as a "Game Changer" - be a part of it, at full-scale

- Learn how your role/skills & strengths best translate into lean-agile-DevOps-SAFe

- SAFe pre-read materials [optional] shared out prior to course, and study group set-up facilitated for after course to include discussion of sample test questions

- Not an "Ivory Tower" Instructor. Dan, an active lean-agile xform practioner in Corporate America, brings real-life experience from 7+ industries, 20+ companies

Summary

Attendees can improve collaboration and alignment in a SAFe® Lean-Agile enterprise when they become a SAFe 4 Architect. The SAFe® for Architects course prepares System, Solution, and Enterprise Architects to engage across the organization as effective leaders and change agents who collaboratively deliver architectural solutions. During this three-day course, attendees will explore the roles, responsibilities, and mindset of Agile Architects, and appreciate how to align architecture with business value and drive continuous flow to large systems-of-systems while supporting SAFe program execution.

This course is for senior technical contributors who need to understand the role of System, Solution, and Enterprise Architects in Lean-Agile enterprises. The course is also appropriate for individuals desiring a deeper view into how architecture enables continuous value flow and how architects engage in, and contribute to, a Lean-Agile enterprise.

Attending the class prepares individuals to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® 4 Architect (ARCH)

Learning Goals

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

  • Architect using SAFe principles
  • Align architecture with business value
  • Develop and communicate architecture vision and intent
  • Plan architectural runway to enable delivery success
  • Architect for continuous delivery and Release on Demand
  • Lead and coach architects and team members during Program Increment (PI) Planning and execution
  • Provide leadership during a Lean-Agile transformation

Topics Covered

  • Exemplifying Lean-Agile architecture
  • Architecting for DevOps and Release on Demand
  • Aligning architecture with business value
  • Developing Solution Vision, Solution Intent, and Roadmaps
  • Preparing architecture for Program Increment (PI) Planning
  • Coordinating architecture throughout PI Planning
  • Supporting Continuous Delivery during PI execution
  • Supporting new Strategic Themes and Value Streams
  • Leading as an architect during a Lean-Agile transformatio

What Attendees Get

The class registration includes:

  • Attendee workbooks
  • Eligibility to take the SAFe® 4 Architect (ARCH) exam
  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
  • Course certificate of completion

Who will benefit?

The following individuals will benefit from this course:

  • System, Solution, and Enterprise architects
  • Architects in supporting technical disciplines
  • Experienced software developers
  • Technical managers making architectural decisions
  • Product leaders collaborating with architects

Prerequisites

Those who attend this course should be familiar with Agile principles and practices and must have attended at least one SAFe course prior to attending this one.

SAFe Certification Kit

Attendees who pass the certification exam will receive:

  • SAFe® 4 Architect certificate
  • A SAFe® 4 Architect digital badge to promote your accomplishment online
  • A one-year certified membership as a SAFe® 4 Architect, which includes access to the ARCH Community of Practice
  • 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 $295

Exam Details

  • Exam name: SAFe® 4 Architect Exam
  • Exam format: Multiple choice; Multiple select
  • Exam delivery: Web-based (single-browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed
  • Exam access: Candidates can access the exam within the SAFe Community Platform upon completion of the SAFe® for Architects course
  • Exam duration: Once the exam begins, candidates have 120 minutes (2.0 hours) to complete the exam
  • Number of questions – 60
  • Passing score – 45 out of 60 (75%)
  • Language – English
  • 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.

Exam study materials

The exam is designed to measure knowledge and skill related to the job role. We highly recommend candidates use a variety of resources to prepare for this exam including:

  • Course materials – The course materials are an essential artifact from the course and can be downloaded from the SAFe Community Platform. These materials can be used to refer back to the content that was presented during the class.
  • Study guide – This comprehensive guide details the job role and all resources related to the exam, including a detailed reading list. Access is available through the Learning Plan in the SAFe Community Platform upon course completion.
  • Practice testThe practice test is designed to be predictive of success on the certification exam*, and it has the same number of questions, level of difficulty, and time duration. It is part of the Learning Plan in the SAFe Community Platform and can be taken an unlimited number of times at no cost. *This is not the actual exam and passing it does not guarantee success on the certification exam.

What you get

Becoming a Certified SAFe® 4 Architect requires an exceptional range of skills and is a career path for many servant leaders. Certification includes:

  • Certified SAFe® 4 Architect PDF certificate
    Certified SAFe® 4 Architect digital badge to promote your accomplishment online
    One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform, which includes access to the ARCH 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

Refund Policy/Terms and Conditions

- Full Refund if 30 or more days notice

- 1/2 refund with 14 days notice.

- 1/3 refund between 14 and 7 days notice. [no refund with less than 7 day notice.]

- but in many cases may transfer to different class/another student

Instructor Info: Public Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/agiledaniel

Instructor: Daniel J. Miklusicak, Lean-Agile/SAFe Transformation Consultant & Instructor


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