Course

Leading SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) Course

Run an Agile programme

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2 full days

This two-day course teaches the principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®). You’ll learn how to deliver value through Agile release trains, how to build an Agile portfolio, and how to lead an Agile transformation at enterprise scale. You will gain an understanding of how 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).

Course objectives

  • Understand the Five Core 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 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

  • Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Becoming a Lean-Agile Leader
  • Establishing Team and Technical Agility
  • Experiencing Program Increment (PI) Planning
  • Releasing on Demand with DevOps
  • Building Business Solutions and Lean Systems
  • Implementing Lean Portfolio Management
  • Leading the transformation

Dates, Venue and Price

1-2
April 2019

Price per delegate

R10,400

* includes VAT

Johannesburg

Focus Rooms The Core, 1st Floor South Cnr Kikuyu and Leeuwkop Streets Sunninghill Sandton

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15-16
April 2019

Price per delegate

R10,400

* includes VAT

Cape Town

Double Tree by Hilton 31 Brickfield Road Woodstock

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24-25
June 2019

Price per delegate

R10,400

* includes VAT

Johannesburg

Focus Rooms The Core, 1st Floor South Cnr Kikuyu and Leeuwkop Streets Sunninghill Sandton

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F.A.Q.

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How long is the course?

The course is two full days. We start at 8:30 a.m. and finish 4:30 p.m. on both days.

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How big is a class?

The maximum number of delegates is 25. It allows for focused learning and in-depth discussions.

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Does the course include certification?

The course includes one attempt at internationally recognized certification from Scaled Agile.

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Is this certification internationally recognized?

Yes. SAFe Agilist (SA) is recognized everywhere around the world, including the US, Europe, Australia, and Middle East.

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Does the certification expire?

Scaled Agile requires for your membership to be renewed every year. Renewal costs USD 100.

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Do we write the exam during the training?

No. You will have two weeks after the course to prepare. I will send extra reading, videos, and practice tests for you to get ready. People report that it takes between 8 to 20 extra hours for review.

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Is exam an open book?

Yes. You are welcome to make notes and use your study materials. You are not allowed to collaborate with anyone else during the exam.

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Is certification included in the price?

Yes. One attempt for the exam is included in our price. Lunch, snacks, stationery, training manual, and Value Added Tax (VAT) are also included.

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Does price include VAT?

Yes. The price includes Value Added Tax. The price you see on the website is the price you will pay.

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How can I pay?

You can pay with EFT. After you click “BOOK” button and make your reservation, you will receive a quote/invoice.

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Can my company pay for my training?

Absolutely. Connect us with your HR or Leaning and Development department (pavel@thinkagile.co.za). If you see your company name in our “clients” section, it is great news – Think Agile is on your approved vendor list.

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Can I cancel my booking?

You can cancel or rescheduled for free up to 10 days before the course. After that, an additional R1500 fee is applicable. The reason is simple – we have already paid for venue and catering for you.

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