Description

With a workshop that has been designed to offer maximum learning benefit, participants will be encouraged to think out-of-the-box giving them the confidence to handle real-world scenarios.

During this two-day course, attendees 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.

Participants in the class gain insights into mastering Business Agility in order to thrive in the competitive market. They discuss how to establish team and technical agility and organize and re-organize around the flow of value. They also learn and practice the skills for supporting and executing PI Planning events and coordinating multiple Agile Release Trains (ARTs). Participants in the class explore the importance of adopting a customer-centric mindset and design thinking approach to agile product delivery. Learners also develop an understanding for implementing a Lean Portfolio Management function in their enterprise..

Attending the class prepares individuals to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® 5 Agilist (SA)

This course is based on version 5.0 of SAFe®.

What You Will Learn

On completion of the workshop you will learn to:

  • Lead the transformation to Business Agility with SAFe
  • Become a Lean-Agile Leader
  • Understand customer needs with Design Thinking
  • Enable Agile Product Delivery
  • Implement Lean Portfolio Management

 

You will also get:

  • Instructor-Led Classroom Training (2 Days)
  • 16 PDUs and 16 SEUs
  • Attendee workbook
  • 1 free attempt of the SAFe® Agilist Certification Examination as the exam fee is included in the course fee
  • One-year membership with Scaled Agile
  • One-year membership to the SAFe® Community Platform

Certification

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

 

Certification:

  • After the training session, your trainer will email the candidate details to Scaled Academy (the Accrediting body). with the ability to take the exam

Exam:

  • Exam name– SAFe® 4 Agilist Exam
  • Exam format– Multiple choice
  • Exam Delivery: Web-based (single-browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed
  • Exam access: Candidates can access the exam within the SAFe® Community Platform upon completion of the Leading SAFe® course
  • Exam 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)
  • Language– English
  • Exam cost– First exam attempt is included as part of the course registration fee if the exam is taken within 30 days of course completion. Each retake attempt costs $50.
  • Retake policy– Second attempt on exam (first retake) can be done immediately after first attempt. Third attempt requires a 10-day wait. Fourth attempt requires a 30-day wait. Contact support@scaledagile.com for any retake questions.
  • You will receive your results for the class within 5 – 7 business days after the exam has closed.
  • Once it closes, Scaled Academy will update profiles to reflect the certifications. When this process is complete, Scaled Academy will email you official notification. You will then have access to the member area and will be able to make your profile public within the Scaled Agile Community. Until then, you have access only to your certificate.

Certification includes:

  • SAFe® 4 Agilist PDF certificate
  • SAFe® 4 Agilist digital badge to promote your accomplishment online
  • One-year membership to the SAFe® Community Platform, which includes access to the SA Community of Practice
  • Access to Meetup groups and events that connect you with other SAFe® Certified Professionals
  • A variety of learning resources to support you during your SAFe® journey