SAFe for Teams Course with SP Certification

SAFe for Teams Course Overview

During this two day (14 hour) Leading SAFe® with SA Certification course, attendees will gain the knowledge required to lead a Lean-Agile enterprise through leverage of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®).

Our Leading SAFe course details the Scaled Agile Framework’s underlying principles; derived from Lean, systems thinking, Agile development, product development flow, and DevOps. Attendees on the Leading SAFe course will discuss the five competencies needed to become a Lean Enterprise and also learn and practice the skills for supporting and executing PI Planning events, and coordinating multiple Agile Release Trains (ARTs).

Furthermore attendees on the Leading SAFe course will gain an understanding of the Lean-Agile mindset, why it’s so effective, and what it means to lead a Lean-Agile transformation. They’ll also learn how to build and support Agile teams and programs, empower a Lean Portfolio, build a Continuous Delivery Pipeline and DevOps culture, and coordinate large solutions. They will develop a skillset that’s in demand worldwide — and empower their enterprises to succeed in a disruptive marketplace — when they become a SAFe Agilist (SA).

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SAFe for Teams Course with SP Certification Overview

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Learning Goals

The SAFe for Teams course leaves trainees more knowledgeable and confident in five key areas of Scaled Agile Framework Lean-Agile delivery:

  1. Lead the transformation to Business Agility with SAFe;
  2. Become a Lean-Agile Leader;
  3. Understand customer needs with Design Thinking;
  4. Enable Agile Product Delivery;
  5. Implement Lean Portfolio Management.

Topic

Trainees on the Leading SAFe course are developed to understand how to perform the role of a Lean-Agile Leader. This includes the coverage of the following course topics:

  • Interpret the basic constructs of SAFe and the steps of the Implementation Roadmap;
  • Exhibit and apply a Lean-Agile mindset;
  • Apply SAFe’s Lean and Agile principles to SAFe roles and practices;
  • Build high-performing teams by establishing mission and purpose;
  • Use transformational leadership to drive change, develop people, and encourage innovation;
  • Support PI Planning and the events associated with successful program execution;
  • Drive continuous value delivery through the Continuous Delivery Pipeline;
  • Align strategy and execution with Strategic Themes and Lean Portfolio Management;
  • Coordinate multiple Agile Release Trains and Suppliers with a Solution Train.

SAFe for Teams (SP) Certification

All participants completing the Leading SAFe course will receive access to attempt the SAFe Agilist certification assessment. Leading SAFe course participants who attempt the SA assessment within 30 days of receiving their access will do so at no extra cost.

Attendees who attend the Leading SAFe course, and go on to pass the SA certification assessment will receive:

  • Leading SAFe course certificate of attendance/competion;
  • Certified SAFe Agilist certificate.

SAFe for Teams Course with SP Certification Audience

The Leading SAFe course is especially suitable for people who want to become aware of Lean-Agile enterprise delivery, and/or who are, or want to work effectively in a Scaled Agile Framwork based organisation. 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.

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SAFe for Teams Course FAQs

What is SAFe for Teams?

SAFe for Teams (Certified SAFe Practitioner course) is a 2-day foundation Scaled Agile Framework training course that trains you attendees on being a Agile team member responsible for using Scrum, Kanban and XP in a SAFe organisation . The Leading SAFe course is a combination of instruction and team-based exercises, and trains, amongst other things; planning in SAFe Program Increments and Iterations, breaking requirements into stories, incremental development, building-in quality, demonstrating value at a team and teams of teams (program) level, and resolving impediments to drive continuous improvement relentlessly.

How do I get SAFe SP certified?

In order to obtain SAFe SP certification, you need to pass the Scaled Agile Framework SP assessment. The SAFe for Teams (SP) assessment is available to take online for anyone attends a SAFe for Teams training course. The initial SAFe SP exam attempt is included as part of the SAFe for Teams course registration fee, if the SP exam is taken within 30 days of course completion. Each SP exam retake attempt costs $50.

Is the SAFe Practitioner exam difficult?

The SAFe Practitioner certification exam is certainly challenging and requires good awareness of the foundations of Scaled Agile Framework. This awareness is acquired through attendance on the SAFe for Teams training course.

How much does it cost to become SAFe for Teams certified?

Edinburgh Agile’s SAFe for Teams courses range from £695 to £1195 depending on the format, trainer, location and other variables. For more information about our SAFe for Teams courses click here.

Do I need to renew my SAFe Practitioner certification?

Yes, the Scaled Agile Framework SAFe Practitioner certification (SAFe SP certification) requires a renewal after one year.

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