Implementing a Lean-Agile SAFe transformation in the enterprise with SAFe® 5 Program Consultant Certification based on version 5.0 of SAFe

The Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) helps businesses address the significant challenges of developing and delivering enterprise-class software and systems in the shortest sustainable lead time. It is a freely revealed, online knowledge base of proven success patterns, for people building the world’s most important software and systems.

SAFe synchronizes alignment, collaboration, and delivery for multiple Agile teams. Scalable and configurable, SAFe allows each organization to adapt it to its own business needs. It supports smaller-scale solutions employing 50 – 125 practitioners, as well as complex systems that require thousands of people.

An extensive body of knowledge, SAFe describes the roles, responsibilities, artifacts, and activities necessary to implement Lean-Agile development. The SAFe website features an interactive ‘Big Picture’ graphic, which is a visual overview of the Framework and is the primary user interface to the knowledge base. Each icon of the image is clickable, offering access to an article on that topic, as well as links to related information.

 

Implementing SAFe®

During this four-day course, attendees learn how to lead a Lean-Agile transformation by leveraging the practices and principles of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) and the seven core competencies of the Lean Enterprise. Attendees gain insights and practice how to coach programs, launch Agile Release Trains, build a Continuous Delivery Pipeline with DevOps culture, and empower a Lean Portfolio.

The first two days of the course — Leading SAFe® — provide the basis to teach SAFe to leaders. The final two days focus exclusively on what it takes to successfully implement SAFe in the enterprise. Certifying as a SAFe® 5 Program Consultant (SPC), and becoming a change agent, enables attendees to coach and guide the enterprise to succeed in a disruptive marketplace and empower them to implement a Lean-Agile SAFe transformation.

Attending the class prepares individuals to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® 5 Program Consultant (SPC).

 

Learning Goals

To perform the role of a SAFe® Program Consultant (SPC), attendees should be able to:

 

Topics Covered

Leading SAFe® – Days 1 and 2

Implementing SAFe® – Days 3 and 4

 

What Attendees Get

The class registration includes:

Attendees must attend all four days of the course in order to qualify for the exam.

 

Prerequisites

All stakeholders in a Lean-Agile transformation are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended:

 

Exam Details

Completion of this course gives you access to the exam and all related study materials as part of your Learning Plan in the SAFe Community Platform. For more information about the exam and benefits of becoming a Certified SAFe professional, click the More Exam Details link.

More Exam Details

 

Professional Development Units & Scrum Education Units

Attendees may be eligible to apply for 30 PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP, PgMP, and PMI-ACP certifications. Attendees may be eligible to apply for SEUs under Category C, toward earning or renewing their CSP through Scrum Alliance.

Activity Number SAFeSPC Duration 4 days  
PMI Certification Technical Leadership Strategic Total
PMP® 19.50 7.50 3.00 30.00
PgMP® 19.50 7.50 3.00 30.00
PMI_RMP® 0.00 7.50 3.00 10.50
PMI_SP® 0.00 7.50 3.00 10.50
PMI_ACP® 19.50 7.50 3.00 30.00
PfMP® 0.00 7.50 3.00 10.50
PMI_PBAsm 0.00 7.50 3.00 10.50

 

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Implementing a Lean-Agile SAFe transformation in the enterprise with SAFe® 5 Program Consultant Certification based on version 5.0 of SAFe

The Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) helps businesses address the significant challenges of developing and delivering enterprise-class software and systems in the shortest sustainable lead time. It is a freely revealed, online knowledge base of proven success patterns, for people building the world’s most important software and systems.

SAFe synchronizes alignment, collaboration, and delivery for multiple Agile teams. Scalable and configurable, SAFe allows each organization to adapt it to its own business needs. It supports smaller-scale solutions employing 50 – 125 practitioners, as well as complex systems that require thousands of people.

An extensive body of knowledge, SAFe describes the roles, responsibilities, artifacts, and activities necessary to implement Lean-Agile development. The SAFe website features an interactive ‘Big Picture’ graphic, which is a visual overview of the Framework and is the primary user interface to the knowledge base. Each icon of the image is clickable, offering access to an article on that topic, as well as links to related information.

 

Implementing SAFe®

During this four-day course, attendees learn how to lead a Lean-Agile transformation by leveraging the practices and principles of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) and the seven core competencies of the Lean Enterprise. Attendees gain insights and practice how to coach programs, launch Agile Release Trains, build a Continuous Delivery Pipeline with DevOps culture, and empower a Lean Portfolio.

The first two days of the course — Leading SAFe® — provide the basis to teach SAFe to leaders. The final two days focus exclusively on what it takes to successfully implement SAFe in the enterprise. Certifying as a SAFe® 5 Program Consultant (SPC), and becoming a change agent, enables attendees to coach and guide the enterprise to succeed in a disruptive marketplace and empower them to implement a Lean-Agile SAFe transformation.

Attending the class prepares individuals to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® 5 Program Consultant (SPC).

 

Learning Goals

To perform the role of a SAFe® Program Consultant (SPC), attendees should be able to:

  • Lead an enterprise Lean-Agile transformation
  • Implement the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Empower with a Lean Portfolio
  • Align the organization to a common language and way of working
  • Perform Value Stream identification
  • Launch and support Agile Release Trains, and coordinate Large Solutions
  • Build and execute an implementation rollout strategy
  • Configure the Framework for a specific enterprise context
  • Train managers and executives in Leading SAFe®
  • Continue their learning journey and become enabled to train other SAFe roles in the enterprise

 

Topics Covered

Leading SAFe® – Days 1 and 2

  • Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Becoming a Lean-Agile Leader
  • Creating High-Performing Teams and Programs
  • Experiencing Program Increment (PI) Planning
  • Releasing on Demand with DevOps
  • Building Business Solutions and Lean Systems
  • Implementing Lean Portfolio Management

Implementing SAFe® – Days 3 and 4

  • Reaching the SAFe Tipping Point
  • Designing the Implementation
  • Launching an ART
  • Coaching ART Execution
  • Extending to the Portfolio
  • Sustaining and Improving
  • Becoming a SAFe 5 Program Consultant (SPC)

 

What Attendees Get

The class registration includes:

  • Attendee workbook
  • Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe 5 Program Consultant (SPC) exam
  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
  • Course certificate of completion

Attendees must attend all four days of the course in order to qualify for the exam.

 

Prerequisites

All stakeholders in a Lean-Agile transformation are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended:

  • 5+ years of experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product, or project management
  • 3+ years of experience in Agile
  • One or more relevant Agile certifications

 

Exam Details

Completion of this course gives you access to the exam and all related study materials as part of your Learning Plan in the SAFe Community Platform. For more information about the exam and benefits of becoming a Certified SAFe professional, click the More Exam Details link.

More Exam Details

 

Professional Development Units & Scrum Education Units

Attendees may be eligible to apply for 30 PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP, PgMP, and PMI-ACP certifications. Attendees may be eligible to apply for SEUs under Category C, toward earning or renewing their CSP through Scrum Alliance.

Activity Number SAFeSPC Duration 4 days  
PMI Certification Technical Leadership Strategic Total
PMP® 19.50 7.50 3.00 30.00
PgMP® 19.50 7.50 3.00 30.00
PMI_RMP® 0.00 7.50 3.00 10.50
PMI_SP® 0.00 7.50 3.00 10.50
PMI_ACP® 19.50 7.50 3.00 30.00
PfMP® 0.00 7.50 3.00 10.50
PMI_PBAsm 0.00 7.50 3.00 10.50

 

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