SAFe® Agilist (Leading SAFe®)

Leading the Lean Enterprise with the Scaled Agile Framework®. This course is for leaders who wish to lead the Agile transformation at an organisation level by leveraging the Scaled Agile Framework®(SAFe®).


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Leading the Lean Enterprise with the Scaled Agile Framework®.

This course is for leaders who wish to lead the Agile transformation at an organisation level by leveraging the Scaled Agile Framework®(SAFe®). The leader will understand and develop a Lean mindset and apply principles and practices that will support Agile teams, programs and Program Portfolio Management. Underlying principles are derived from Lean, systems thinking, Agile development, product development flow and DevOps.

Developing a SAFe mindset is a skillset that is in demand and will empower the organisation to succeed.

Attending the 3-day class will prepare you to take the exam and become a Certified SAFe® Agilist (SA).

Our 3-day course uses the first day for incorporating tools and techniques to facilitate your team on how to plan for a project or an initiative. We believe you must know the how in order to affect the method in order to apply your newly acquired knowledge and skills in the workplace.

You are welcome to attend the course. The pre-requisite is a recommendation. It is highly recommended that those who do attend have:

  • +5 years experience in software development and testing
  • Experience in Scrum

Learning Objectives

Successful candidates will receive an internationally recognised a Certified SAFe® Agilist (SA), which is administered by Scaled Agile Inc .

Course Topics

Course topics include:

  • Understand the 5 Core Competencies of the Lean Enterprise
  • Become a Lean-Thinking manager-teacher
  • Steps of the Implementation Roadmap
  • Apply the values and principles of a Lean Agile Mindset
  • Apply SAFe’s Lean and Agile principles to the roles and practices of SAFe
  • Build a High-Performing Teams by establishing mission and purpose
  • Lead the transformation with the SAFe Implementation Roadmap
  • Support Program Increment 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
  • Coordinating multiple Agile Release Trains and Suppliers within a Solution train

Course Dates

Please note this course is delivered as a customer specific course and is not available on our public schedule. Please complete the Course Interest Form should you wish to train your team.


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We offer a range of project management short courses covering both traditional waterfall and agile approaches and methods. All our short courses include case studies and or exercises to ensure you get the opportunity to practically apply their newly acquired skills.

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