Leading SAFe® 4.5 Certification - Scottsdale, AZ

Lead Agile transformation at the enterprise level with the Leading SAFe certification

  • Get a certificate from the globally acclaimed, Scaled Agile, Inc.
  • Get trained by SAFe® Program Consultants (SPCs)
  • Earn 16 PDUs and 16 SEUs in just 2 days
  • Learn to scale Agile across multiple teams
  • Exam fee included in course fee
  • KnowledgeHut is a Scaled Agile, Inc. Gold Partner

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Mansoor

Mansoor Mohammed

Trainer & Consultant

In his long career, Mansoor has demonstrated the ability to lead diverse teams of professionals to new levels of success in a variety of highly competitive organizations, cutting-edge markets, and fast-paced environments through trainings, mentoring and counselling.

He is leading business entrepreneur, professional services consultant, program director and senior program manager offering a unique blend of skills, experience and capabilities across a wide range of industry sectors.

Presently offering over 18 years’ experience and commercial industry knowledge in Portfolio, Program and Project Management with an ability to continually define, structure and deliver a number of high-profile, high-value, complex and challenging programs of works. To date, he has experience of managing financial budgets in excess of up to AU$40M in value, leading large-scale teams from concept to handover phase.

Rahul

Rahul Gujar

Agile

Rahul is an Agile Principal Coach and consultant with over 18 years of experience in the IT Industry. His core expertise is managing engineering/software development programs. Specializing in leading Enterprises Agile transformation using SAFe 4.0, Rahul trains professionals on Agile Jira and configuring tools for Scrum and scaling agile projects that use DAD, SAFe 4.0, or DSDM methodologies. He has mentored several Senior Executives, Product Managers, and Agile Teams to implement Agile and has assisted in the formation of Agile PMOs.

He is also a Lean Practitioner for software development programs and consultant cum mentor in various Agile methodologies for organizations such as Infosys and Tata Communications.

Pavan

Pavan Ravula

Trainer

Kiran Ravula is a seasoned agile practitioner with extensive experience in the field of product development and program delivery,  with Pragmatic balance between agile theory and in-the-trenches decision-making on practices. He is an ICAgile Certified Agile Coach, SPC 4 – SAFe Program Consultant, Certified LeSS Practitioner and ICAgile Authorized Agile Trainer.

He has been using agile values and principles for software development process since 2010, with excellent experience as scrum Master and Agile Coach. He has vast experience in facilitating agile training and workshops in multiple organization and helping teams embrace Agile, Lean principles and practices.

He firmly believes that learning is a lifelong journey and strives to keep himself updated with latest technological trends.

Kishore

Kishore Nakka

Trainer

Enterprise Lean/Agile & SAFe Transformation leader with 25+ years of progressive experience in IT industry leading people, process, and technology to deliver high value solutions with measurable results

-Proven track record of successful Lean/Agile, SAFe transformation of large scale, complex federal systems. Hands-on experience working with agile/SAFe coaches/consultants to tailor transformation effort for lean product/solution delivery in large, complex, and controlled Federal Govt. settings

-Mentored and Coached teams in SAFe, Lean/Agile methodologies such as Scrum, XP, and Kanban, and other technical practices such as Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment and Release on Demand etc.
 

Subrahmaniam

Subrahmaniam S.R.V

Enterprise Agile Coach | OKR Coach | SAFe specialist

Subbu is an Agile consultant with a deep change management & transformation experience in Product houses & GICs. His holistic offering includes coaching, consulting and thought leadership in areas of OKRs, Agile, culture and organization development

Subbu had a stint for 10 years in Enterprise class software development across varied domains such as automobile, telecom, utilities, homeland security and defense. He was inducted into Agile in 2007, Subbu has been leveraging Agile and servant leadership principles extensively to drive successful product development and business adoption outcomes. His innovations in this space have been showcased in industry forums and conferences.

He heads one of the chapters of Business Agility Institute and is part of their global research team. He also has specialist experience in Scaled Agile Framework and large-scale SAFe transformations in diverse contexts.

Armen

Armen Paksham

Leading SAFe

Armen is a coach, trainer, and transformation agent with a Lean-Agile mind-set working for a Fortune 40 company. He has over 8 years of project management experience with software teams and executives within the financial industry. He has extensive history in training and coaching functional and component teams to apply Scrum, Kanban, and XP practices while delivering value throughout the SDLC for numerous initiatives. 

He is a dedicated Product Owner and contributing stakeholder for large program solutions in addition to servant leader roles as a ScrumMaster and mentor for individual teams and Scrum of Scrums.
He is also a DevOps evangelist committed to bridging organizational gaps between development and IT operations. His business and management aptitude is enhanced by an MBA, and certifications that include SAFe Program Consultant (SPC4) and Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) to expand career scope. 

His expertise lies in his ability to train and certify prospective teams for Leading SAFe 4.0 (SA), SAFe 4.0 for Teams (SP), and SAFe 4.0 Product Manager/Product Owner (PMPO) in both a public and corporate forum. 

He has a strong desire for consulting, coaching, and training opportunities nationally, with a focus on transforming organizations to a Lean-Agile approach and culture.

reviews on our popular courses

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I attended Leading SAFe® 5 course in LA. I have nothing but praise for how the workshop was run, especially with the instructor. Everything was explained in detail and his experiences in this industry were shared freely with us, so we benefited from personal industry insights. I found we had a new understanding about the SAFe. I thank you for the opportunity and highly recommend KnowledgeHut.

Amaninder SIngh

Sr. Project Manager
Attended Leading SAFe® 5 Certification workshop in February 2020
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Murali Gowda was an excellent instructor and he was kind enough to share many of his work experiences in the class. He was constantly giving tips on how to pass the exam and it was great of him to motivate the group to learn Agile and become a coach like him. Overall, it was a great learning experience.

Balakrishnan Anandapadmanaban

Project Manager
Attended Leading SAFe® 5 Certification workshop in December 2019
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The course instructor- Mr. Murali Gowda was professional and helpful. The audience was also excellent as it included people who had relevant exposure to SAFe and were attending the course to extract maximum value. It was very well-conducted by KH.

Balaji Balasubramaniam

Principal Consultant
Attended Leading SAFe® 5 Certification workshop in December 2019
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Great course! I think everyone should take a course with KnowledgeHut. It was quite informative. I recommend all SAFe aspirants to attend this course with KnowledgeHut.

Robert Holliday II

Advisory Consultant
Attended Leading SAFe® 5 Certification workshop in December 2019
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Excellent Training with good content. The trainer (Ankit) was very knowledgeable. He delivered the training with the accuracy and precision of a surgical blade. The venue was very conducive and the group exercises were superb.

Chanchal Dutta

Scrum Master
Attended Leading SAFe® 5 Certification workshop in November 2019
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The certification training was excellent. The course content and material were very well-designed. The instructor, Harry Narang was exceptionally good. He engaged the whole team well and his knowledge about the subject was excellent. He was able to explain by providing real-world examples for all our queries. Thank you, Harry!

Satya Radha Krishna Kothimbakam Venkata

Program Manager
Attended Leading SAFe® 5 Certification workshop in October 2019
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A great training! I was glad to learn a lot about SaFe and the training facilitator was good at keeping the participants engaged in different activities.

Justin Oparaugo

IT Project Specialist
Attended Leading SAFe® 5 Certification workshop in September 2019
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Class was good. I would recommend it to those who are starting their Agile journey. Having excellent presentation materials with a clear focus on key concepts helped. The instructor took time to answer all questions and was very helpful. Would highly recommend this course.

Karen DelColle

Project Director
Attended Leading SAFe® 5 Certification workshop in August 2019

FAQs on Leading SAFe Online Course

KnowledgeHut Support On Your SAFe® Agilist Journey

Here are some reasons to choose KnowledgeHut as your preferred SAFe® training provider:

  • Provided over 1,20,000+ professionals with unique learning opportunities
  • Delivers training that meets the exact needs of every individual
  • Training conducted by SAFe® Program Consultants (SPCs) only 
  • We focus on your training needs so you can focus on your career and business
  • 24/7 technical support
  • Provides world-class training
  • Embeds skills needed to land top-paying jobs
  • 100% satisfaction guaranteed
  • Operating/delivering training in 100+ countries
  • Tied up with 20+ global accreditation bodies

Take a quick look at the complete details of SAFe® Agilist certification course before you register


Leading SAFe® CourseDetails
SAFe® Agilist certification costINR 50000 in India, USD 799 in the US, CAD 1095 in Canada
DiscountUp to 20%
Leading SAFe® 5 exam1.5hr online test which comprises of 45 MCQs
Leading SAFe® exam fee
Included in the certification cost
SAFe® Agilist certification validity
1 Year
SAFe® Agilist renewal fee
$100
SAFe® Agilist Salary
$100K per year
Refund Policy
100% Satisfaction Guarantee 

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.

The venue will be listed on the KnowledgeHut website under the selected workshop. If it is not, then you can directly contact our support team.

The class registration includes:

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

KnowledgeHut is a Gold Partner of Scaled Agile, Inc. offering good knowledge to corporate organizations and professionals across the globe. It is the fastest growing certification training firm, with footprints in 70+ countries. We frequently conduct Leading SAFe® 5 training in all the cities across the globe and here are a few listed for your reference:


Bangalore Hyderabad Mumbai
Delhi Kolkata Gurgaon
Noida Chennai Cochin
Pune New York Chicago
San Francisco Atlanta Washington
Houston Austin Los Angeles
Dallas Boston Seattle
San Jose Singapore Kuala Lumpur

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® 5.1 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. The acknowledgment will be issued automatically via e-mail to the candidates once payment is done.

Any registration canceled within 48 hours of the initial registration will be refunded in FULL (please note that all cancellations will incur a 5% deduction in the refunded amount due to transactional costs applicable while refunding). Refunds will be processed within 30 days of receipt of written request for a refund. Kindly go through our Refund Policy for more details: https://www.knowledgehut.com/refund-policy

You can join our Live Chat for instant support or send an e-mail to support@knowledgehut.com, and we will answer any queries you may have!

The latest release of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) is version 5, update 5.1. KnowledgeHut's Leading SAFe 5 Certification course is aligned with the latest version of SAFe.        

No. The version of SAFe remains SAFe 5. The change from SAFe 5 to 5.1 is simply a set of updates to SAFe 5. One of these updates includes a new SAFe 5.1 Big Picture, but this and the other updates, are all in support of SAFe 5 for Lean Enterprises.

An upgrade is when a significantly changed version of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) is released; this is recognized typically by an increase in the major version number (e.g. 4 to 5). 


Updates are when incremental changes are made to the existing version of the Framework and no upgrade is required.  Updates do not require a retest if you already have the most up-to-date certification available, and no upgrade is required. 


The change from SAFe 5 to 5.1 is an update, not an upgrade.

With a commitment to supporting and evolving SAFe practices, Scaled Agile is on a mission to meet the ever-changing needs of SAFe Enterprises and Partner communities. Towards this end, Scaled Agile will continually update their existing articles and keep adding new ones to reflect the updated understanding from the SAFe community and practitioners on best practices in Lean Agile at scale.

The latest update 5.1 was rolled out to the latest version, SAFe 5 on February 10, 2021. The key updates are as follows:

  • An updated Big Picture (now at version 5.1)
  • New guidance for operational and development value streams to support organizing around value, the #1 request from our customers
  • ART and Team Topologies, patterns for organizing teams and ARTs to improve flow.
  • New guidance around DevSecOps technical skills and tools that power the Continuous Delivery Pipeline.
  • Integrated Participatory Budgeting, a dynamic and collaborative process of allocating funding to value streams.
  • Specific guidance for applying Lean-Agile practices to business and technology domains, including a new SAFe for Hardware article.

More information can be found on Scaled Agile.

The Scaled Agile framework is evolving, all thanks to the engagements and contributions of those who share their ideas as well as practical experiences in the workplace. Renewal of your certification validates your interest in keeping up with the latest best practices in SAFe® and your commitment to professional excellence.

Your certification needs to be renewed every year. The following must be fulfilled each year, prior to renewal:

  • PDUs: A minimum of 10 continuing education/outreach hours (PDUs) need to be added each year.
  • Certification Renewal Cost: You will need to purchase the bundled product which includes Membership and Certification and comes at a price of $295 ($100 for renewal and $195 for membership). If you possess more than one certification from Scaled Agile, you can renew all of them together at this cost. For example, if you have a Leading SAFe certification expiring on 6 April 2021 and an SASM certification expiring on 10 October 2021, when you pay $295, both certifications will get renewed and will have the same expiry of 10 October 2021 or whichever is the later date.

Here are the steps to renew your certification:

  • Log in to the SAFe Community platform using your credentials.
  • Click on the "Renew" button next to your certification (located at the top of the homepage)
  • You will then be presented with the payment Screen (Shopping Cart), allowing you to complete the renewal process.

In that case, you will only need to pay $195 and continue to benefit from all the valuable content and interactions at the SAFe Community Platform.

Why you need a SAFe® Agilist certification

While Agile methods have been found to be readily applicable to small teams, most organizations today work across collaborative teams, complex systems and geographies. This requires Agile to work across the enterprise to bring in the benefits of faster delivery, better quality products and quick response to customer queries. However, agile transformation across such a large scale is prone to failures due to a lack of proper structure and processes, which results in agile implementations not yielding 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. Now in its latest release (version 5, update 5.1), SAFe promises to bring in full business agility with significant advances in strategy, execution, and leadership competencies that will help individuals and organizations deliver innovative business solutions and supersede the competition.

The Rising Demand for Leading SAFe® Certificate

The Leading SAFe® certificate has become the benchmark for Lean-Agile enterprises. It widens your scope in the industry both in terms of value and career opportunities. The Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) is the most widely adopted enterprise Agile approach according to most survey data, with 33% using it according to a Forrester Survey on Global Agile Software Application Development.

With more than 70% of US Fortune 100 companies actively employing SAFe®, it is clear that the demand for Leading SAFe® is on a constant rise. Earning Leading SAFe® 5 certifications from a globally renowned accreditation body i.e. Scaled Agile gives you a major lead over your peers and places you at the helm of Agile transformation in enterprises.


A Leading SAFe® certificate will not just merit a salary raise in your present organization but also offers several other benefits as listed below:

  1. Apply SAFe® 5 in an enterprise context.
  2. Deliver more value.
  3. Improve communication and collaboration across all projects.
  4. Introduce Agile not just to your IT delivery teams but the whole organization.
  1. Lead transformation in Scrum teams.
  2. Become a top-earning Scrum professional.
  3. Grab more career opportunities.
  4. Keep up with the swift-changing market trends.

The average salary of a Certified SAFe® Agilist (SA) is $98k per annum. This is chiefly based on skills, experience, organization and a few more factors. As more and more organizations are defaulting to Agile, there is an exponential rise in the number of jobs for Agile professionals who can scale Lean and Agile practices at different levels. In the present industry, therefore, SAFe® certified professionals have a major competitive advantage.

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Process to get a Leading SAFe certification

Steps to become a SAFe® Agilist

  • Step 1: Follow the easy steps to register on KnowledgeHut, a Gold Partner of Scaled Agile, Inc. (Scaled Agile)
  • Step 2: Take the 2-day Leading SAFe® 5.1 course instructed by SAFe Program Consultants (SPCs).

  • Step 3: Scaled Agile will send you the exam information directly on successful completion of course.

  • Step 4: Click on the link received from Scaled Agile and take the 1.5 hour “SAFe 5 Agilist Exam” online test which comprises of 45 MCQs. 

  • Step 5: Score a minimum of 77% (35 out of 45) to pass the SAFe Agilist test. 
  • Step 6: Scaled Agile will update your profile to disclose the certification, after passing the exam. 

  • Step 7: You will receive 1-year membership with Scaled Agile along with the certification. 

  • Step 8: You have to renew the certification every year. 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN IN THE SAFE AGILIST TRAINING

Prerequisites

Any interested individual regardless of experience can attend this course. But, it is highly recommended that those who intend to take the SAFe® 5 Agilist (SA) certification exam should have:

  • At least 5+ years of experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product or project management
  • Prior working experience in Scrum

Who can attend Leading SAFe® training

  • Executives and Leaders
  • Managers, Directors, CIOs, & VPs
  • Development, and QA
  • Infrastructure Management personnel
  • Program & Project Managers
  • Product & Product Line Managers
  • Portfolio Managers, PMO, and Process Leads
  • Enterprise, System, & Solution Architects

KnowledgeHut Experience

EXPERIENTIAL WORKSHOPS

Learn from the real-world experience of accredited industry experts and advance your knowledge with in-class activities and simulations.

ELITE PANEL OF SPCs

Interact with accredited SPCs who also have years of experience as active SAFe® practitioners.

LEARN FROM PRACTITIONERS

Learn directly from active practitioners engaged in implementing SAFe® principles in real projects.

GATEWAY TO SAFe® COMMUNITIES

Get access to a wider community of active Scaled Agile experts and enhance your practical knowledge of SAFe®.

CONTINUOUS LEARNING AND SUPPORT

Avail continuous support through monthly webinars, e-books, and conferences and keep pace with the latest industry updates.

HANDY RESOURCES

Get access to tutorials, articles, interview Q&A and case studies prepared by the industry experts with latest updates in the Agile industry.

Leading SAFe® 5.1 Course Curriculum

Learning Objectives

Get introduced to the Scaled Agile Framework and understand the importance of mastering Business Agility to thrive in the digital age. Learn how to establish team and technical agility and dive deep into Program Increment (PI) Planning.

Topics

  • Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Becoming a Lean-Agile Leader
  • Establishing Team and Technical Agility
  • Experiencing Program Increment (PI) Planning

Learning Objectives

Gain insights on building a Continuous Delivery Pipeline and instilling a DevOps culture in your organization. Understand Lean Portfolio Management and the steps needed to implement this function in the Enterprise.


Topics

  • Releasing on Demand with DevOps 
  • Building Business Solutions and Lean Systems 
  • Implementing Lean Portfolio Management 
  • Leading the transformation 

The course curriculum is aligned with the latest release of SAFe 5 (version 5, update 5.1).

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Leading SAFe® 5 Certification Course in Scottsdale, AZ

Most of Scottsdale’s economy depends on the tourism sector and the real estate and retail sectors that are flourishing as a result of it. Healthcare is also booming here with Mayo Clinic having a main branch in the city. Other companies headquartered here include APL, Fender, Taser and others. Professionals looking to work in the city will benefit by pursuing a SAFe Agilist certification in Scottsdale. A Leading SAFe certification in Scottsdale teaches you how to lead an enterprise Agile transformation, apply Lean thinking techniques at the Team, Program and Portfolio levels. Our comprehensive Leading SAFe training in Scottsdale will help you learn how to apply Lean, Agile and Product Development Flow principles to improve productivity, employee engagement, time to market and quality. These are the major objectives of the exam and our thorough SAFe Agilist training will let you understand all these concepts. The SAFe Agilist training in Scottsdale will help you aim for the SAFe Certification exam and prove your mastery of enterprise agile transformation techniques to your current and prospective employers. The Leading SAFe certification training classes in Scottsdale covers your SAFe Agilist certification cost in Scottsdale and you do not have to pay for it separately except in the event that you do not clear the exam at the first attempt in which case you have to pay the Leading SAFe certification cost in Scottsdale once again to re attempt. You will be sent a link to the exam once the training period is completed and you have to attempt the exam within ten days of receiving the link. For re-takers, they should apply for a re-exam 45 days after the link for the first exam was sent to them. On re-application, Scaled Academy will directly send the exam link to the participant; as well as the results

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