Duration: 2 days or 3 days
During these two or three days 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 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 SAFe® 5.1 Agilist (SA).
Attending the class prepares individuals to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Agilist (SA)
Who should attend?
- 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
Within this course, the following topics will be covered:
- 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
- Implementing Lean Portfolio Management
- Leading the transformation
What do I get with this course?
The attendees will get the course workbook, they will have access to the SAFe resources, which support the preparation for the SAFe® Agilist exam. They also receive a one-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform and a course certificate of completion.
How do I obtain the certification?
Candidates can access the exam within the SAFe Community Platform upon completion of the Leading SAFe course. You are eligible of taking the exam within the 30 days following the course completion.
Are there any prerequisites?
All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, some knowledge and experience working with Scrum and agile methodologies are highly recommended for those who intend to take the SAFe® Agilist (SA) certification exam.
May I obtain PDUs / SEUs with this course?
With this course, you are entitled to obtain PDUs at the Project Management Institute (PMI) for the PMP and PMI-ACP certifications as well as SEUs for the CSP of Scrum Alliance.
Almudena Rodriguez Pardo. Management 3.0 Licensed Trainer,SAFe® Program Consultant (SPC), Management 3.0 Licensed Trainer, PMI-ACP, ICA-BAF. Business Agility Consultant at Rodriguez Pardo & Assocs. Almudena Rodriguez Pardo has more than 22 years of operational experience in the telecommunication industry, where she has been engaged as a senior software developer, quality coordinator and technical market support engineer in several IT projects. Passionate Agilist, expert for Agile and DevOps methodologies and change management, Almudena has supported with her Agile consulting services the successful Agile deployment of a wide spectrum of European companies. The Agile transformations driven by Almudena affect a wide variety of industrial sectors such as insurance, telecommunications, retail, government, apps, media, etc…these experiences build the fundamentals of her courses, where she combines the theory with lots of practical examples and lessons learned while supporting enterprises with Business Consultancy.
As an international speaker, Almudena has been invited to numerous Agile and DevOps international conferences like Agile Practitioners Israel, Agile Tour London, Conference Agile Spain, Agile Austria Conference, etc. … Also well-known as keynote speaker, Almudena participated with Opening Keynotes at UCCAT Paris, Hustef in Budapest and ExpoQA Madrid. For 2022, Almudena is already planned as a speaker at the Agile Conference Serbia, European Business Analysis in Frankfurt and as Keynote Speaker at the Forward Management 3.0 Conference in Berlin.