Leading SAFe (SA)

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SAFe is the most preferred framework for complex, digital transformations worldwide. With the leading SAFe (SA) training, you will establish the foundations needed to implement Scaled-Agile working within your organization.
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The Training

Does your organization want to work Scaled-Agile or do you want to learn more about the field? With the Leading SAFe (SA) training course, you will gain all the necessary knowledge about this extraordinary framework.

During the two-day course we will cover such topics as:


  • The theory and application of Agility & Agile teams

  • Creating of technical & agile teams

  • Transformation by SAFe Implementation Roadmap

  • Support & execute PI planning events

  • Coordinate multiple Agile Release Trains (ARTs)

  • Design-Thinking approach to Agile Product Delivery

  • Drive release-on-demand with the Continuous Delivery Pipeline

  • Connect strategy and execution of own organization with Lean Portfolio Management

Learn how to establish team and technical Agility. Organize and re-organize around the flow of value. Master the skills to support and execute PI Planning events and coordinate multiple Agile Release Trains (ARTs). You will also explore the importance of adopting a customer-centric mindset and a Design-Thinking approach to Agile Product Delivery. Implement Lean Portfolio Management in your enterprise to meaningfully connect strategy with execution. Lead the transformation to embrace Business Agility!

Overall experience was good. Materials were informative, trainer enabled discussion which helped in further discussion on SAFe and applicability from department perspective.

Our Leading SAFe courses are taught by one SPC (SAFe Program Consultant). This inspiring trainer is a consultant who is active in the field and has SAFe experience in training and implementing the framework within large organizations.

Who is it for?

The SA training is ideally suited for people who work or want to work Agile, regardless of position or department. Common participants include Directors and executives, managers, directors, CIOs and VPs.

Let's see if Leading SAFe is for you!

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Certification

SA Exam & Certification

The Leading SAFe training is a two-day training (8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., including lunch) and is taught by one of our SAFe Practice Consultants (SPC). Besides the training, our consultants are also active in the field: this means they have extensive experience in implementing SAFe within (large) organizations.

After the training and when you pass the exam, you will be a certified SAFe Scaled Agilist. You will receive:

  • Official SAFeยฎ Scaled Agilist (SA) certificate

  • Digital badge of the certificate (to share & promote online)

  • One-year certified membership as a SAFe Agilist, granting access to the SAFe Community of Practice

  • Access to a variety of learning resources to support certified professionals during the SAFe journey


Exam details

  • Exam name: SAFe Agilist
  • Language: English
  • Format: Multiple choice
  • Exam delivery: Web-based (single-browser), closed book
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Number of questions: 45 questions
  • Passing score: 34 out of 45 questions correct (80% score)
  • Exam cost: The cost of the official exam is included and the exam must be completed within 30 days of training.
  • Retake policy: Didn't pass the exam the first time? Nothing to worry about. Itโ€™s possible to do a first retake immediately after the initial exam. The second retake requires a 10-day wait, a third attempt can be done 30 days later. Each retake costs $50. Please contact support@scaledagile.com for questions regarding the retake policy.

Did you pass the exam? Then your profile will be updated immediately by the Scaled Agile Academy. From then on, you will have access to the private, online community and the possibility to make your profile public within the Scaled Agile community.

What's New in SAFe 6.0?

On March 15, 2023, SAFe 6.0 was officially released. Naturally, this raises questions, such as how the update will affect your work, assignments or even the organization. But don't worry! Just take a moment and read along: you'll figure it out in no time.

Discover the Evolution of SAFe

Prerequisites

Anyone may participate in this training, regardless of role or experience. Do you also want to take the exam? Then we expect you to have:

  • At least 5 years of experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product or project management

  • Experience with Scrum

Professional Development Units (PDUs) and Scrum Training Units (SEUs)

Once you have participated in this course, you may be eligible to apply for 15 continuing education PDUs from the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP and PMI-ACP certifications. You may also be eligible to apply for SEUs under Category C to earn or renew your CSP through Scrum Alliance.

Program

Two-day training program

The Leading SAFe course is a two-day training program. Each course day starts at 08:30 and ends at 17:30. The day includes a lunch break and several breaks throughout the day to ensure you can absorb all the information without getting overloaded.

Topics

During the program, weโ€™ll go into the following topics:

  • 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

Prerequisites

Anyone is welcome to attend the Leading SAFe course, regardless of role or experience.

For those who intend to take the SAFeยฎ 6.0 Agilist (SA) certification exam, the following prerequisites are highly recommended:

  • 5+ years of experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product, or project management;
  • Experience in Scrum.

Exam Details

  • Exam name โ€“ SAFe 6.0 Agilist Exam
  • Exam format โ€“ Multiple choice
  • Exam delivery โ€“ Web-based (single-browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed
  • Exam access โ€“ Candidates can access the exam within the SAFe Community Platform upon completion of the Leading SAFe course.
  • Exam duration โ€“ Once the exam begins, candidates have 90 minutes (1.5 hours) to complete the exam.
  • Number of questions โ€“ 45
  • Passing grade โ€“ 34 out of 45 questions (75%)
  • Language โ€“ English
  • Exam cost โ€“ The 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 โ€“ A second attempt on the exam (first retake) can be done immediately after the first attempt. The third attempt requires a 10-day wait. A fourth attempt requires a 30-day wait. Contact support@scaledagile.com for any questions about the retake policy.

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Professional Development Units (PDUs) and Scrum Education Units (SEUs)

Attending this course means that you may be eligible to apply for 15 PDUs toward your continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP, PgMP, and PMI-ACP certifications.

You may also be eligible to apply for SEUs under category C, toward earning or renewing your CSP through Scrum Alliance.

Audience

You work in an organization where a movement towards an Agile way of working is in progress or desired. The Leading SAFe course is suitable for every role within the organization. Whether youโ€™re responsible for a product, a service, a project, a program or a portfolio. Whether you work as a manager, a consultant or an executive professional.

After completing this training program, youโ€™ll be able to apply the principles of SAFeยฎ in order to further develop your organization in a rapidly changing environment.

Course attendees typically include:

  • 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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Leading SAFe (SA) - Virtual

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English
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Virtual Course EU
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May 30

Leading SAFe (SA) - Classroom

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Amsterdam
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Jun 6

Leading SAFe (SA) - Virtual

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SAFe
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Jun 20

Leading SAFe (SA) - Virtual

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Jul 1

Leading SAFe (SA) - Virtual

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Jul 8

Leading SAFe (SA) - Classroom

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Amsterdam
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Leading SAFe (SA) - Virtual

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Leading SAFe (SA) - Virtual

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Leading SAFe (SA) - Classroom

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Amsterdam
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Sep 9

Leading SAFe (SA) - Virtual

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