SAFe Agilist Certification
This two-day course teaches the Lean-Agile principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®). You’ll learn how to execute and release value through Agile Release Trains, how to build an Agile Portfolio, and how to lead a Lean-Agile transformation at enterprise scale. 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, program portfolio management, and to coordinate large Value Streams. Attending the class prepares you to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Agilist (SA).
After this course, you will understand how to:
Apply SAFe to scale Lean and Agile development in your enterprise
Support the execution of Agile Release Trains?
Coordinate large Value Streams
Manage a Lean-Agile Portfolio
Align the organization to a common process model
Configure the Framework for your context
Unlock the intrinsic motivation of knowledge workers
Support a Lean-Agile transformation in your enterprise
Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
Embracing a Lean-Agile Mindset
Understanding SAFe Principles
Implementing an Agile Release Train
Experiencing PI Planning
Executing and Releasing Value
Building an Agile Portfolio
Coordinating Large Value Streams
Leading the Lean-Agile Enterprise
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 SA certification exam.
5+ years experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product or project management Experience in Scrum
About the SAFe® Agilist Certification
Attending the class prepares you to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Agilist (SA). The SAFe Agilist certification program is for executives, managers and Agile change agents responsible for leading a Lean-Agile change initiative in a large software enterprise. It validates their knowledge in applying the Scaled Agile Framework, lean thinking, and product development flow principles in an enterprise context so they can lead the adoption of the Scaled Agile Framework.
SAFe® Certification Kit
Attendees who pass the exam will receive:
A SAFe Agilist certificate
One year certified membership as a SAFe Agilist
SAFe Agilist branding kit with the SA certification mark
What You Get
The class registration includes:
Eligibility to take the SAFe Agilist exam
One-year membership to Scaled Agile, with access to members-only resources such as webinars, workbooks, guidance presentations, and advance notice of upcoming SAFe products
SAFe Agilist (SA) attendance certificate upon request
Professional Development Units (PDUs) and Scrum Education Units (SEUs)
Attendees may be eligible to apply for 16 PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP and PMI-ACP certifications.
Attendees may be eligible to apply for SEUs under category C, toward earning or renewing their CSP through Scrum Alliance.