A lean-agile transformation can be very hard to implement for a team or organization of any size; and even more so for federal agencies and governments that implement complex large projects that are cost and time bound. Issues such as an inflexible work environment, different working styles and a cultural disconnect from the Agile way of working may hamper transformation and project progress. However, these and other organizational barriers can be overcome by applying the right strategies and principles. This 2-day Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) for Government workshop is based on version 5.0 of SAFe® and will help participants understand the principles and practices of SAFe® and how to apply it in the context of government related projects.
Through practicals and comprehensive theory, you will learn about executing and releasing value through Agile Release Trains, building high performing, multi-vendor Agile teams and programs, managing technology investments in Lean flow, acquiring solutions with Agile contracting, launching the program, and planning and delivering value using SAFe®. You will also learn about specific leadership qualities and behaviours that can drive successful organizational change in the government.
By the end of the class you will be thoroughly prepared to take the SAFe® 5 Government Practitioner Exam and become a certified SAFe® Government Practitioner (SGP).
What you will learn:
You will learn the responsibilities associated with the role of a SAFe® for Government leader including:
You will also get:
Attendees who pass the certification exam will receive:
Scaled Agile recommends the following prerequisites for attending this workshop:
Attending the class prepares participants to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Government Practitioner (SGP).
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Scaled Agile recommends the following prerequisites for attending this workshop:
The program is suitable for government leaders and influencers who can bring about transformation and adoption of SAFe® in their agencies.
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.
SEUs are Scrum Educational Units, issued by the Scrum Alliance. SEUs are the mark of educational experience needed to earn the CSP (Certified Scrum Professional) certification
PDUs and SEUs are credits awarded by the Project Management Institute and the Scrum Alliance respectively. They recognize your dedication to the Project Management and Agile world through the award of credits for every educational effort you make throughout your career. At present, Scrum Alliance members who hold a Certified Scrum Professional®, Certified Enterprise Coach and/or Certified Scrum Trainer credential need to earn SEUs to get recertified. Every PMI® certification, except the CAPM®, requires you to earn a specific number of PDUs per three-year certification cycle.
Yes, your course fee includes the SAFe® 5 Government Practitioner certification exam fee.
The SAFe® 5 Practitioner Certification exam teaches participants the techniques and processes to scale Agile and bring about successful transformations in environments that may be rigid and diverse, and to projects that are large scale and time and cost bound. You will learn how to bring about the Agile mind set and build high performing, multi-vendor teams, and gain leadership skills that will drive agile solutions acquisition, and plan and deliver SAFe®
The certification needs to be renewed annually. Renewals are from the date of certification. The Renewal fee is $100
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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:
Here are the steps to renew your certification:
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.
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:
More information can be found on Scaled Agile.