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Leading SAFe 4.5 with SA Certification - Herndon, VA

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Herndon, VA 20170

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Leading SAFe® with SA Certification

Applying a Lean-Agile mindset with SAFe
With SAFe 4 Agilist Certification
Based on version 4.5 of SAFe

Develop a skillset that’s in demand worldwide—and empower your enterprise to succeed in a disruptive marketplace—when you become a SAFe 4 Agilist (SA). During this two-day course, you’ll learn the principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe), how to execute and release value through Agile Release Trains, and what it means to lead a Lean-Agile transformation at enterprise scale.

You will gain an understanding of the Lean-Agile mindset and why it’s so effective in today’s adapt-or-die marketplace. You’ll also get practical advice on supporting Agile teams and programs, empowering a Lean Portfolio, building a continuous delivery pipeline and DevOps culture, and coordinating large solutions.

Attending the class prepares you to take the exam and become a certified SAFe 4 Agilist (SA)

About the Trainer

Satish Mekala, Agile Coach and Transformation Lead

Satish Mekala is an agilist with a 20 year journey across multiple industries playing roles of program manager, value stream engineer, release train engineer, data architect and technical lead. He has remarkable experience in full software life cycle implementation of enterprise wide program in a number of industries including telecom, finance, information security, aerospace and defense.

He is a certified PMP (Project Management Professional) and SPC4 (SAFe 4.0 Program Consultant). He has experience delivering enterprise wide training at various levels. In his previous engagement he supported a large division in a financial services organization in their agile transformation.

Learning Goals

To perform the role of a SAFe 4 Agilist, you should be able to:

  • Apply SAFe to scale Lean and Agile development in your enterprise
  • Recognize and apply a Lean-Agile Mindset and principles
  • Continuously explore, integrate, deploy, and release value
  • Empower with a Lean Portfolio
  • Coordinate the development of large solutions
  • Enhance your Lean-Agile leadership skills
  • Support a Lean-Agile transformation in your enterprise

Topics Covered

  • Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Embracing a Lean-Agile Mindset
  • Understanding SAFe Principles
  • Experiencing Program Increment (PI) Planning
  • Exploring, Executing, and Releasing Value
  • Leading the Lean-Agile Enterprise
  • Empowering a Lean Portfolio
  • Building Large Solutions

What You Get

The class registration includes:

  • Attendee workbook
  • Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe 4 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


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

Annual Renewal

Membership renewals are one year from the date certification is earned

  • Renewal fee: $100

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


What's the refund policy?

Refunds can be requested through your Eventbrite account up to 30 days before the start of training.

What if we cancel training class?

We take cancellations seriously because we realize it takes planning for you to find the time to enroll in training class. Although we do all we can to avoid cancelling class, occasionally it happens. If we cancel a training class, we will either refund your money 100% or help you find another date to transfer your reservation.

Does our registration fee include lunch and breakfast?

YES! Continental breakfast, snacks and buffet style lunch is included with the registration fee.

Is there an additional cost for training materials?

NO. The cost of materials is included with the registration fee.

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