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While Agile methods have been found to be readily applicable to small teams, most organizations today work across collaborative teams, complex systems and geographies. In such a scenario, agile implementations often fail to have the expected impact. The Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) is a complete methodology for large-scale Agile project teams to carry out an Agile transformation seamlessly. Applying Lean/Agile principles and practices across all levels within an enterprise is the first step toward such a change. The SAFe® framework effortlessly synchronizes the alignment, collaboration, and delivery of multiple agile teams leading the way to enterprise success.
Our 2-day Leading SAFe® training class gives you the knowledge required to become a Certified SAFe® 4 Agilist, and to lead agile transformation within your enterprise using the Scaled Agile Framework and its underlying principles of flexibility, lean thinking and product development flow.
This course is based on version 4.6 of SAFe®.
What you will learn:
On completion of the SAFe Agilist training, you will learn to:
You will also get:
Successful completion of this Scaled Agile Framework training course prepares you to take the SAFe® Agilist (SA) certification exam.
However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended for those who intend to take the SA certification exam.
SAFe® Agilist Certification:
SAFe® 4 Agilist Exam:
I recently attended the SA course offered by KH in Dublin. The instructor was knowledgeable and able to answer questions related to practice and experience beyond theory. I met experienced Agile professionals and we discussed practices, global industry and local scene, trends, common issues and solutions.The course extended my knowledge and helped me to successfully pass the certification exam with full 100% on my first attempt.I recommend KH as a solid provider of industry recognized courses.Attended workshop in December 2017
Leading SAFE (SA) with one of the unique & outstanding training programs that I attended this year, Trainer Pratyoosh had a great energy & he was very passionate about this. The batch was full of knowledge & experienced members. Thanks, Knowledge hut for providing such a facility.Attended workshop in May 2018
It was a excellent training. I have understood the concepts very nicely. The trainer was talented and had good knowledge. I have cleared the SAFe Agilist 4 certification also in August.Attended workshop in July 2018
Knowledge transfer was great. Lots of information passed on that will help in my role. Highly recommend this class to anyone in a PM or Agile role.Attended workshop in April 2018
The Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) is a complete methodology for large-scale Agile project teams to carry out an Agile transformation seamlessly. It provides a guide to work at the Portfolio, Large Solution, Program, and Team levels. After implementing SAFe®, businesses are yielding the benefits that include:
Since its inception in 2011, Scaled Agile, Inc. has come up with 5 major updates to its SAFe® framework that reflect the changing industry needs. The latest upgrade is version 4.6, which introduces the ‘Five Core Competencies’ of the Lean Enterprise. These competencies help SAFe® organizations in building a truly Lean enterprise, which is critical to achieving an advantage over your peers in an increasingly competitive age. Click here to know about Leading SAFe® 4.6 version.
SAFe® consists of different roles at 4 levels of the organization. The responsibilities of the Scaled Agile (SAFe®) roles are as follows.
The roles at this level synchronize and coordinate with the team level events. This helps Agile teams develop and deliver a value in the context of the Agile Release Train (ART). The team level roles include-
The roles at the Program level keep the team aligned to a project goal and support the ARTs with the necessary governance. The roles include-
Large Solution Level:
The roles at the Large solution level coordinate multiple supplier and ARTs and provide the required governance. The roles include-
The roles at the Portfolio level coordinate at the multiple stream level and provide the highest level of governance and accountability.
Other supporting Roles:
The following individuals will benefit from SAFe® Agilist course:
While there is no eligibility criterion for attending the workshop, participants who wish to take the SAFe® Agilist exam must have at least:
Our SAFe® instructors have the practical understanding of how the framework is implemented within complex organizations as they have hands-on experience working in enterprises that are actively implementing Scaled Agile Framework in their pursuit of business agility. They provide you an exceptional training experience by combining leading-edge industry expertise with proven educational training methods. You will hugely benefit from their professional expertise and industrial experience.
No, there is no such Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) online training provided. The SAFe® 4 Agilist Certification requires in-depth knowledge of the SAFe® framework which you get from our certified experts who lead the workshop.
The Scaled Agile Framework certification exam is an online test comprising of 45 multiple choice questions. Candidates will have 90 minutes (1.5 hours) to complete the exam and must score a minimum of 34 questions right to pass the Leading SAFe® 4 exam and obtain your SAFe® Agilist certification.
The Leading SAFe® 4 exam is really tough and if you lack experience in SAFe® implementation or Scrum then it becomes very difficult to crack the exam. It is highly recommended to practice SAFe® Agilist certification exam sample questions to pass the exam on your first attempt. You can take mock tests for practice purposes that have the same level of difficulty.
Follow the steps below to access your course exam:
Candidates who have achieved 76% passing score (34/45) in the certification exam will receive the SAFe® Agilist Certification from Scaled Agile.
Scaled Agile allows you to take the test at no cost for the first attempt within 30 days of course completion. You will be charged a minimum of $50 for each retake or after completing your 30 days. The second attempt can be done immediately after the first attempt. The third attempt requires a 10-day wait. The fourth attempt requires a 30-day wait.
Follow the steps below to obtain your certificate on successful completion of your exam:
A Certified SAFe® Agilist (SA) is a professional who has completed the Leading SAFe® certification and been successful in the Scaled Agile Framework certification test. By acquiring the SAFe® Agilist certification provided by Scaled Agile, you will be able to address the critical challenges of creating and delivering enterprise-level software and systems in the shortest time. It gives guidance for all levels of organizations that are actively involved in solution development: Portfolio, Program, Team, and Large Solutions.
Holding the SAFe® Agilist certification shows your proficiency in implementing lean thinking, SAFe® Framework, and Product development flow principles in an organizational context. Our two-day Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) training course gives you practical experience of applying Scaled Agile Framework in large enterprises which is delivered by a SAFe® Program Consultant, authorized by Scaled Agile Academy.
While it is easy to apply Lean/Agile principles at the team or department level, replicating these benefits at the enterprise level is often challenging due to the scale of the change. Organizations, therefore, rely on the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) that helps seamlessly carry out large-scale, multi-team transformations. SAFe® 4 Agilists are in much demand for their expertise in leading this change through carefully thought of program releases and identifying roles and structures required to scale Agile to the program level.
Scaled Agile, Inc, is the provider of SAFe® which is one of the best-known frameworks for enterprise agility. SAFe® was initially released in 2011 by Dean Leffingwell as a knowledge base for enterprises to adopt Agile. It is the leading provider of SAFe® courses for implementing Agile practices at enterprise level. The SAFe® Agilist (SA) Certification is given to those who have undertaken the SAFe® 4 Agilist Certification Exam and received the passing score.
The Scaled Agile Framework certification cost is included in the SAFe® Agilist course fee.
SAFe® Agilist certification renewal needs to be done every 1 year. You need to pay $100 to extend the credential for a further 1 year from the date of your current expiration.
SEUs are Scrum Educational Units, issued by the Scrum Alliance. They can be earned by completing educational training or learning opportunities, which serve to validate your participation and continued proficiency in the principles and practices of Scrum. To maintain your certification from Scrum Alliance, you are required to earn a certain number of SEUs every two years.
PDUs and SEUs are credits awarded by the Project Management Institute and Scrum Alliance respectively. They recognize your dedication to the Project Management and the Agile world through the award of credits for every educational effort you make throughout your career. Scrum Alliance members who hold a credential from Scrum Alliance need to earn SEUs to get recertified every two years. Every PMI® certification, except the CAPM®, requires you to earn a specific number of PDUs per three-year certification cycle.
Yes, you will get 16 PDUs and 16 SEUs toward your continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI)® for PMP® and PMI-ACP® certifications.
Here are some reasons to choose KnowledgeHut as your preferred SAFe® training provider:
Our energetic and dedicated trainers are your best choice. As highly skilled professionals with vast experience in delivering courses, our instructors invest their time in understanding the various challenges involved in enterprises and know what is required to succeed in the fast-paced and dynamic world.
Our instructors keep themselves up to date on developments and trends in their respective fields. With years of industry experience, they aim at delivering the training in a way that helps you build expertise in your field and get ahead in your career.
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The class registration includes:
Attendees must attend both days of the course in order to be eligible for the exam.
Yes, we provide the downloadable copy of the SAFe® course content to the registered candidates.
We do not provide transportation. Yes, refreshments and lunch will be provided by KnowledgeHut.
Yes, but this needs to be done at least 10 days prior to the training start date.
We offer a variety of discounts with the dates and time that fits your requirements. The larger the group, the larger the overall discount. Our discounts vary depending on various factors such as size of the group, training location, etc.
It is simple to enroll for Leading SAFe® 4.6 classroom training. The payment can be made through different options by using a debit/credit card which includes MasterCard, Visa Card, American Express or through PayPal. Acknowledgment will be issued automatically via e-mail to the candidates once payment is done.
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