Sat, Jun 15 | Falls Church, VA

Leading SAFe 4.6 - Falls Church

Leading SAFe 4.6 Certification Course to get your agile, SAFe certification
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Leading SAFe 4.6 - Falls Church

Date | Time | Time Zone

Jun 15, 2019, 9:00 AM – Jun 16, 2019, 5:00 PM
Falls Church, VA, Homewood Suites by Hilton: 8130 Porter Rd, Falls Church, VA 22042, USA

About the Course

TRAINER: Reha Malik

Leading SAFe®

Applying a Lean-Agile mindset with SAFe with SAFe® 4 Agilist Certification based on version 4.6 of SAFe

Summary

During this two-day course, attendees will gain the knowledge necessary to lead a Lean-Agile enterprise by leveraging the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®), and its underlying principles derived from Lean, systems thinking, Agile development, product development flow, and DevOps. They will discuss the five competencies needed to become a Lean Enterprise. They will also learn and practice the skills for supporting and executing PI Planning events, and coordinating multiple Agile Release Trains (ARTs).

Attendees will gain an understanding of the Lean-Agile mindset, why it’s so effective in today’s adapt-or-die marketplace, 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 Certified SAFe® 4 Agilist (SA).

Learning Goals

  • To perform the role of a SAFe® Agilist, attendees should be able to:
  • Understand the five competencies of the Lean Enterprise
  • Become a Lean-thinking Manager-Teacher
  • Apply the values and principles of a Lean-Agile Mindset
  • Apply SAFe’s Lean and Agile principles to the roles and practices of SAFe
  • Create high-performing teams and trains by establishing mission and purpose
  • Lead the transformation with the SAFe Implementation Roadmap
  • Support PI Planning and the events associated with successful Program execution
  • Drive Release on Demand with the Continuous Delivery Pipeline
  • Establish alignment and execution with Strategic Themes and Lean Portfolio Management
  • Coordinate multiple Agile Release Trains and suppliers with a Solution Train

Topics Covered

  • Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Becoming a Lean-Agile Leader
  • Creating high-performing teams and trains
  • Experiencing Program Increment (PI) Planning
  • Releasing on Demand with DevOps
  • Building a Lean Portfolio
  • Leading the transformation

What Attendees 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

Prerequisites

  • 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

SAFe Certification Kit

Attendees who pass the certification exam will receive:

  • SAFe Agilist certificate
  • A SAFe 4 Agilist digital badge to promote your accomplishment online
  • A one-year certified membership as a SAFe Agilist, which includes access to the SA Community of Practice
  • A SAFe Agilist certification usage guide with SA certification marks
  • Access to a variety of learning resources to support certified professionals during their SAFe journey

Annual Renewal

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

Renewal fee is $100

Exam Details

  • Name: SAFe 4 Agilist Exam
  • Format: Multiple Choice
  • Delivery: Web-based (single-browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed
  • Access: Candidates can access the exam within the SAFe Community Platform upon completion of the Leading SAFe course
  • Duration: Once the exam begins, candidates have 90 minutes (1.5 hours) to complete the exam
  • Number of Questions: 45
  • Passing Score: 34 out of 45 (75% passing score)

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

For more information contact info@myagilegurus.com

Refund/ Cancellation Policy:

  • For cancellation period greater than 30 days to the start of the class you get full refund if you cancel
  • For cancellation period less than 15 days and more than 5days to the start of the class you get full refund minus the $175 processing fee, if you cancel.
  • No refund for cancellations within 5 days of class start date, if you cancel.
  • Classes may be cancelled due to low enrollment or any unforeseen reasons. Agile Gurus is not responsible for any reimbursements for time, rentals, travel etc. due to a cancelled class.
  • We recommend that you contact us for the class status before making any travel arrangements.
  • In the event a class is cancelled by us for any reason, all ticket holders are entitled to a full refund for their ticket purchase.

NOTE:

  • We believe in quality, so to ensure a productive class, we need Atleast 5 people in the class for participants to go through all the exercises given in the course as a team.
  • It wont be helpful for you if we deliver the class with low enrollment. in case of low enrollment we either postpone the class to a different date or refund you if you cant make it for the new dates.

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