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Leading the Lean-Agile Software Enterprise with the Scaled Agile Framework®


Thriving in the digital age with Business Agility with Certified SAFe® Agilist


This two-day course teaches the Lean-Agile principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework®(SAFe®).


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 and portfolios, and how to lead a Lean-Agile transformation at enterprise scale.


Attending the class with one of our highly rated instructors will prepare you to take the included exam and receive the SAFe® Agilist (SA) certification. The exam and certification are both included with this workshop.


You will also walk away with confidence around what Agile is, what it isn't, and how it can be harnessed to significantly improve effectiveness inside your organization.


This is currently one of the top Agile industry certifications in the market!



What our attendees are saying:


- "Excellent, well oriented, very organized."


- "Obvious knowledge of content with useful examples that tied back to personal real world experiences".


- "The instructor was happy to take extra time to help myself, and my teammates through difficult areas, or explain things differently so that we might understand."


- "Very helpful and knowledgeable."


Who is this course for?


This course is geared toward professionals who are involved in an Agile Transformation or who are interested in exploring Agile as a way to improve productivity and to better manage shifting priorities in their organization.


It is also ideal for professionals who are seeking to further develop their knowledge and skills in today's highly competitive, volatile and complex technological marketplace.

  • ScrumMasters, consultants, project managers and program managers

  • Executives, managers and leaders

  • Business owners, portfolio managers and PMO


Key benefits:

  • Improve speed of delivery and overall team productivity

  • Scale your agile program with improved quality

  • Be able to adapt more easily to shifting business priorities

  • Unlock team motivation and morale

  • Improve requirements development flow and communication

  • Reduce and eliminate program level dependencies and risks

  • Improve ability to communicate and influence strategy with clients

  • Increase awareness and alignment on business goals

  • Learn how to harness technology as a strategic business advantage using DevOps

  • Empower the team and identify and reduce obstacles that are standing in the way of team progress

  • Improve Business-IT alignment and across program teams


Topics covered:

  • Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)

  • Embracing a Lean-Agile Mindset

  • Understanding SAFe Principles

  • Leading the Lean-Agile Enterprise

  • Implementing an Agile Release Train

  • Experiencing program-level planning

  • Executing and Releasing Value with DevOps

  • Building an Agile Portfolio

  • Coordinating Large Value Streams


After this course, you should be able to:

  • Scale your organization by applying SAFe Lean-Agile practices

  • Improve morale by unlocking the intrinsic motivation of knowledge workers

  • Use transformational leadership to drive change, develop people, and encourage innovation

  • Establish alignment and execution with Strategic Themes and Lean Portfolio Management

  • Increase your client reputation by establishing a common process model

  • Deliver better results and deliver more predictably by supporting the execution of Agile Release Trains

  • Create high-performing teams by establishing mission and purpose

  • Learn how to adapt the Scaled Agile Framework to suite your organization’s needs

  • Interpret the basic constructs of SAFe and the steps of the Implementation Roadmap

  • Apply the values and principles of a Lean-Agile Mindset

  • Apply the Scaled Agile Framework’s Lean and Agile principles to the roles and practices of SAFe

  • Support Incremental Program Planning and the events associated with successful Program execution

  • Drive continuous value delivery through the Continuous Delivery Pipeline

  • Coordinate multiple Agile Release Trains and suppliers with a Solution Train .... and more!


Prerequisites


All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following prerequisites are recommended for those who intend to take the SA certification exam.

  • 5+ years experience in digital business, software development, product or project management

  • Experience in Scrum or other related Agile frameworks


All Participants will Receive:

  • Full hot breakfast and lunch

  • A training workbook with materials

  • The exam for the SAFe Agilist (SA) certification is included.

  • Eligibility to apply for 15 PDUs to help maintain certifications such as PMP

  • Eligibility to apply for 15 Scrum Alliance SEUs


FAQs

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Public transportation - The downtown SF bart is a convenient option and is minutes away from the location.

Driving - there are a number nearby paid garaged parking lots in the immediate area. Early bird discounts are typically offered before 10 am.


What can I bring into the event?

The training workbook and all associated materials will be provided. Laptops are not needed.


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please contact team@zenagile.com or by phone at 510.629.9283

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Yes, you may transfer your ticket to other participants 7 days prior to the class.


Class confirmation

The class is typically confirmed to run within 10 days from the class start date based on attendance. You will immediately receive a full refund if you have purchased a ticket and the class is not confirmed to run.

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