Certified SAFe 6.0 Agilist (SA) Training2023-12-15T17:01:38+00:00

Leading the Lean-Agile Software Enterprise with the Scaled Agile Framework®

Get the resources you need to Lead SAFe in your enterprise and become a certified SAFe 6.0 Agilist (SA)

Summary

This two-day course teaches the Lean-Agile principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). You’ll learn how to execute and release value through Agile Release Trains, how to build an Agile Portfolio, and how to lead a Lean-Agile transformation at enterprise scale. You will gain an understanding of the Lean-Agile mindset and how to apply the principles and practices of SAFe 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 6.0 Agilist (SA).

The following individuals will benefit from this course:

  • 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

Learning Objectives After this course, you will understand how to:

  • Apply SAFe to scale Lean and Agile development in your enterprise
  • Support the execution of Agile Release Trains
  • Coordinate large Value Streams
  • Manage a Lean-Agile Portfolio
  • Align the organization to a common process model
  • Configure the Framework for your context
  • Unlock the intrinsic motivation of knowledge workers
  • Support a Lean-Agile transformation in your enterprise

Topics Covered :

  • Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Embracing a Lean-Agile Mindset
  • Understanding SAFe Principles
  • Implementing an Agile Release Train
  • Experiencing PI Planning
  • Executing and Releasing Value
  • Building an Agile Portfolio
  • Coordinating Large Value Streams
  • Leading the Lean-Agile Enterprise

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 SA certification exam.

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

About the SAFe Agilist Certification

Overview

Attending the class prepares you to take the exam and become a certified SAFe Agilist (SA). The SAFe Agilist certification program is for executives, managers and Agile change agents responsible for leading a Lean-Agile change initiative in a large software enterprise. It validates their knowledge in applying the Scaled Agile Framework, lean thinking, and product development flow principles in an enterprise context so they can lead the adoption of the Scaled Agile Framework.

SAFe Certification Kit

Attendees who pass the exam will receive:

  • SAFe Agilist certificate
  • One year certified membership as a SAFe Agilist
  • SAFe Agilist branding kit with the SA certification mark

What Attendees Get :

  • Attendee workbook
  • Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe 5 Agilist exam
  • One year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
  • Course certificate of completion

Annual Renewal:

Renewals are from the date of certification

  • Renewal fee: $100
  • 10 continuing education/outreach hours

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

  • Attendees may be eligible to apply for 16 PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP and PMI-ACP certifications.
  • Attendees may be eligible to apply for SEUs under category C, toward earning or renewing their CSP through Scrum Alliance.

Course Commencement Dates:

Date Day Time Click to Register Instructor
April 13th & 14th, 2024 (2 Days) Saturday & Sunday 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Pacific Time
Register Now Smitha Sasidharan
October 5th & 6th (2 Days) Saturday & Sunday 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Pacific Time
Register Now Smitha Sasidharan

Fee Structure:

Price: –  $599.00

Class timings: 7:30 A.M. to 3:30 P.M. (Pacific Time)

Learning Mode: Online

Can the Leading SAFe class be taken online?2020-11-24T00:29:47+00:00

Yes, SAFe Agilist Certification class can be taken in-person and online at Sync IT Learning.

How long is the certification valid?2020-10-27T06:46:11+00:00

The certification is valid for a year from the date of certification and can be renewed by:

  • $100 renewal fee and 10 hours of continuing education / outreach.
If I paid for the SA workshop, can I take the class in another month or repeat the course again in another month?2020-10-27T06:45:51+00:00

No, your class cannot be transferred to a different month once enrolled on the same fee/enrollment.

Is the SA workshop fee refundable?2020-10-27T06:45:00+00:00

No, the fee is non-refundable because of the limited seating and we have to push the potential new enrollments away due to limited number of class. Once paid, the SA fee will not be refunded, if for any reason you cannot take the training.

What are the prerequisites for taking this training?2020-10-27T06:44:12+00:00

All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended for those who intend to take the SA certification exam.

  • 5+ years’ experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product or project management
  • Experience in Scrum
Does the training include the certification fee?2020-10-27T06:43:45+00:00

The Exam and Certification fee is included in the cost.

Does this class qualify towards the contact hours needed as a prerequisite for taking the PMI-ACP certification?2020-10-27T06:42:46+00:00

PMI requires contact hours in Agile Practice and this class qualifies towards that. Please note however that this class is not designed to help you specifically prepare for the PMI-ACP certification, even though it counts towards meeting the prerequisite to apply for the test.

Do I earn PDUs or SEUs for taking this class?2020-10-27T06:42:21+00:00

Attendees may be eligible to apply for 16 PDUs for their continuing education requirements (category: B) with Project Management Institute for their PMP and PMI-ACP certifications.

Additionally, attendees may be eligible to apply for 16 SEUs under Category C towards earning or renewing their CSP certification through Scrum Alliance.

What materials am I expected to bring to the workshop?2020-10-27T06:41:53+00:00

When you take any SAFe class with Sync IT Learning, you will receive the course material from us. So, no need to bring anything besides your energetic self.

Is there something I can do to prepare for the workshop?2020-10-27T06:41:25+00:00

Familiarize yourself with the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) if you have not done so already. A great resource to do so is the SAFe website at: http://scaledagileframework.com/.

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