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Implementing SAFe® Certification 4 Days Training in Austin, TX

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Austin, TX 78701

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Course Description:

During this four-day course, attendees will learn how to lead a Lean-Agile transformation by leveraging the practices and principles of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®), as well as the five core competencies of the Lean Enterprise. Attendees will also gain insights and practice how to coach programs, launch Agile Release Trains, build a Continuous Delivery Pipeline with DevOps culture, and a Lean Portfolio. The first two days of the course—Leading SAFe®—will provide them with the basis to teach SAFe to leaders. The final two days focus exclusively on what it takes to successfully implement SAFe in the enterprise.

Becoming a Certified SAFe® 4 Program Consultant (SPC), and becoming a change agent, will enable attendees to coach and guide the enterprise to succeed in a disruptive marketplace and empower them to implement a Lean-Agile SAFe transformation.

Learning Goals:

To perform the role of a SAFe® Program Consultant (SPC), attendees should be able to:

● Lead an enterprise Lean-Agile transformation

● Implement the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)

● Empower with a Lean Portfolio

● Align the organization to a common language and way of working

● Perform Value Stream identification

● Launch and support Agile Release Trains, and coordinate Large Solutions

● Build and execute an implementation rollout strategy

● Configure the Framework for a specific enterprise context

● Train managers and executives in Leading SAFe®

● Continue their learning journey and become enabled to train other SAFe roles in the enterprise.

Course Topics:

Leading SAFe® – Days 1 and 2

● Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)

● Becoming a Lean-Agile Leader

● Creating High-Performing Teams and Programs

● Experiencing Program Increment (PI) Planning

● Releasing on Demand with DevOps

● Building Business Solutions and Lean Systems

● Implementing Lean Portfolio Management

Implementing SAFe® – Days 3 and 4

● Reaching the SAFe Tipping Point

● Designing the Implementation

● Launching an ART

● Coaching ART Execution

● Extending to the Portfolio

● Sustaining and Improving

● Becoming a SAFe 4 Program Consultant (SPC)

Certification:

Attendees who pass the exam will receive:

● SAFe® Program Consultant (SPC) certificate

● A one-year certified membership as a Certified SAFe® Program Consultant, which includes access to the SPC Community of Practice

● A SAFe® Program Consultant certification usage guide with SPC certification marks

● Access to online Trainer Enablement plans to qualify to teach and certify others in Leading SAFe® (SA), SAFe® for Government (SGP), SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM), SAFe® Scrum Master (SSM), SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master (SASM), SAFe® DevOps (SDP), SAFe® Agile Software Engineering (ASE), SAFe® for Teams (SP), and SAFe® Release Train Engineer (RTE)*.
*You must be a certified RTE and an SPC to teach the RTE course, and only Gold Partner SPCTs can qualify to teach the RTE course in a public environment.
Access to a variety of learning resources to support certified professionals during and throughout their SAFe journey

Annual Renewal

Certificates expire one year from the date the certification is earned.

Renewal fee is $895

Who Can Attend?

Prerequisites:

All stakeholders in a Lean-Agile transformation 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 Program Consultant exam and practice as a Certified SAFe® 4 Program Consultant (SPC):

● 5+ years of experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product, or project management

● 3+ years of experience in Agile

● One or more relevant Agile certifications

Who will benefit?

This course is intended for those who will be materially and directly involved in a SAFe implementation. This includes practitioners, change agents, and consultants responsible for implementing Agile programs and portfolios as part of an enterprise Lean-Agile change initiative. Attendees typically include:

● Professional Services Consultants

● Internal Change Agents, Lean-Agile Center for Excellence (LACE) participants, Agile Working Groups

● Business and Technology Executives, Leaders, Managers, and Directors

● Portfolio Managers and Fiduciaries, Project/Program Management Office (PMO) personnel

● Development, QA, and IT Managers

● Program and Project Managers

● Product and Product Line Managers

● Process Leads and Lifecycle Governance personnel

● Enterprise, System, and Solution Architects

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