Leading SAFe® with SA Certification Overview

The principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe)

Empower your enterprise to succeed in a disruptive marketplace when you become a SAFe Agilist (SA) with a skillset that's in demand worldwide.

Course Code
2 Days
Delivery Style
Course Type
Private Only
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Available as Nutshell
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Purpose of this course

During this two-day course, you'll learn the principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe), how to execute and release value through Agile Release Trains, and what it means to lead a Lean-Agile transformation at enterprise scale.

Who is this course for

The following individuals will benefit from this course:

Executives and Leaders, Managers, Directors, CIOs, VPs, Development, QA, Infrastructure Management, Program and Project Managers, Product and Product Line Management, Portfolio Managers, PMO, Process Leads, Enterprise, System and Solution Architects.

You will learn how to
  • Appreciate the Lean-Agile mindset and why it's so effective in today's adapt-or-die marketplace.
  • Support Agile teams and programs.
  • Empower a Lean portfolio.
  • Build a continuous delivery pipeline and DevOps culture.
  • Coordinate large solutions.
Benefits for you as an individual

Recent growth in Agile adoptions has been exponential. Scaling Agile represents a major challenge for enterprises - demonstrate your willingness to lead at the sharp end by attaining a SAFe Agilist certification.

This Course is available as a Nutshell course

As a nutshell.....

  • Applying SAFe to scale Lean and Agile development in your enterprise
  • Recognising and applying a Lean-Agile mindset and principles
  • Continuously explore, integrate, deploy and release value
  • Empower with a Lean Portfolio
  • Coordinating the development of large solutions
  • Enhance your Lean-Agile leadership skills
  • Support a Lean-Agile transformation in your enterprise
Topics covered:
  • Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Embracing a Lean-Agile mindset
  • Understanding SAFe Principles
  • Experiencing Program Increment (PI) Planning
  • Exploring, Executing and Releasing Value
  • Leading the Lean-Agile Enterprise
  • Empowering a Lean Portfolio
  • Building Large Solutions

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 Agilist (SA) Certification Exam:

  • 5+ years' experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product or project management
  • Experience in Scrum
Pre-course work required

There is no pre-course reading required.

More about the exam

The exam is not taken during the course, delegates will be sent a link and password to the online exam shortly after the course.

Passing score: 76%

Time limit: 60 minutes

Format: Multiple Choice and True/False