SAFe® for Government

Complete complex, time-bound projects with SAFe® for Government

  • Master the art of time and cost-management 
  • Learn ways to adopt Lean-Agile Strategies 
  • Understand how to ace the SAFe 5.1 Government Practitioner Exam 
  • 350,000 + Professionals trained
  • 250 + Workshops every month
  • 100 + Countries and counting

Overview 

Many government agencies are adopting Lean-Agile practices to get better results for stakeholders. While these methods are growing in popularity, it is not easy to implement them for a team or an organization as there are large complex projects that are time and cost sensitive. How do you adapt the private sector success pattern to the government context?

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Highlights

  • 2 days Live Instructor-Led Training 

  • Tips to clear the SAFe for Government Practitioner Exam 

  • Acquire in-depth Knowledge of SAFe principles  

  • Earn 16 PDUs and 16 SEUs 

  • Real-World Simulations, Case Studies  

  • Gateway to SA Community of Practice 

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The KnowledgeHut Edge

Experiential Workshops

Learn through numerous Agile activities, team-based exercises, practical case studies, and hands-on learning. 

Elite Panel of SAFe Program Consultants

Get trained by accredited SAFe Program Consultants (SPCs) with tremendous experience across industries. 

Mentorship by Industry Experts

Get real-world tricks, tips, and time-tested techniques from highly qualified instructors. 

Join the Largest SAFe Network

Get 1-year free SAFe Community Platform membership, your gateway to the largest Scaled Agile communities. 

Continual Learning Support

We are right by you through your learning journey. Get access to unlimited webinars, e-books, tutorials, articles, and interview questions. 

Post-Class Career Support

Acquire six months of post-training mentor guidance to overcome challenges in your Scrum career. 

Prerequisites

Prerequisites for SAFe for Government Certification

  • Basic understanding of the Agile Manifesto, SAFe® House of Lean, and SAFe® Principles is required using pre-work suggestions 
  • A foundational understanding of the full lifecycle of government technology programs. 
  • Registered attendees will receive a list of readings and videos specific to Agile in government that will be beneficial to review before the course 
  • For more information on the exam, read more the FAQs

Who should attend the SAFe for Government course?

Government leaders

Government Influencers

Executives

Directors

Branch chiefs

Development Managers

Engineering Managers

QA Experts

Architecture Managers

Operations and support Specialists

Program managers

Project managers

Program/Project Management Office (PMO)

Schedules

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What You Will Learn

Transition Government Programs

Transition government programs from traditional software and systems development models to Lean-Agile and DevOps mindset, principles, and practices using SAFe® 

Adapt Advanced Strategies

Adapt technology strategy, budgeting and forecasting, acquisition, compliance, and governance processes to flow-based practices using emerging government guidelines 

Execute Program Increments

Organize government programs into one or more Agile Release Trains (ARTs) and execute in Program Increments (PIs) 

Explore Large Solution Coordination

Explore Large Solution coordination in a government and multi-vendor environment 

Lead Successful Lean-Agile Transformation

Identify and internalize the mindset and leader behaviors essential to successful Lean-Agile transformation 

Adapt SAFe Implementations

Follow success patterns for SAFe® implementations adapted to the government context 

Transform Your Workforce

Build the skills to Scale Agile

We help companies navigate the complexities of business agility to deliver fast and responsively, adapt their organizational structure and culture, and innovate and disrupt markets. 

  • 300+ Agile transformations facilitated 
  • 150,000+ professionals skilled in Agile 
  • Customized training solutions for business-critical skill development 
  • Agile coaching and consulting for organizational transformation 

500+ Clients

Curriculum

Topics: 

  • Advancing Lean-Agile in government 
  • Embracing a Lean-Agile mindset 
  • Understanding SAFe® principles 
  • Creating high-performing Agile teams and programs 

Topics: 

Planning with cadence and synchronization 

Supporting program execution 

Mapping the path to agency and program agility 

Leading successful change 

FAQs

Product FAQs

You will learn the responsibilities associated with the role of a SAFe® for Government leader including: 

  • Transition government programs from traditional software and systems development models to Lean-Agile and DevOps mindset, principles, and practices using SAFe® 
  • Adapt technology strategy, budgeting and forecasting, acquisition, compliance, and governance processes to flow-based practices using emerging government guidelines 
  • Organize government programs into one or more Agile Release Trains (ARTs) and execute in Program Increments (PIs) 
  • Explore Large Solution coordination in a government and multi-vendor environment 
  • Identify and internalize the mindset and leader behaviors essential to successful Lean-Agile transformation 
  • Follow success patterns for SAFe® implementations adapted to the government context 
  • Build a preliminary outline of next steps to begin and/or accelerate the SAFe® implementation in your program or agency. 

Through the SAFe for Government course, you can get: 

  • Attendee workbook 
  • One Certification exam attempt 
  • Hard copy of courseware 
  • SAFe 5.1 Government Practitioner certificate 
  • A SAFe 5.1 Government Practitioner digital badge to promote your accomplishment online 
  • A one-year certified membership as a SAFe® 5 Government Practitioner, which includes access to the SGP Community of Practice 
  • Access to a variety of learning resources to support certified professionals during their SAFe® journey 

The following are the prerequisites for SAFe for Government Exam.  

  • Exam delivery: Web-based (single-browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed  
  • Exam access:  Candidates can access the exam within the SAFe® Community Platform upon completion of the SAFe® 5 Government course  
  • Exam duration: Once the exam begins, candidates have 90 minutes (1.5 hours) to complete the exam.  
  • Number of questions: 45   
  • Passing score: 33 out of 45 (73%)  
  • Language: English  
  • Exam cost: First exam attempt is included as part of the course registration fee if the exam is taken within 30 days of course completion. Each retake attempt costs $50.  
  • Retake policy: Second attempt on exam (first retake) can be done immediately after first attempt. Third attempt requires a 10-day wait. Fourth attempt requires a 30-day wait. Contact support@scaledagile.com for any retake questions. 

This SAFe for Government course is for: 

  • Government leaders    
  • Government Influencers   
  • Executives  
  • Directors  
  • Branch chiefs  
  • Managers of development, engineering, QA, architecture, operations, support  
  • Program managers   
  • Project managers  
  • Program/Project Management Office (PMO) 

Yes, your course fee includes the SAFe® 5 Government Practitioner certification exam fee. 

The SAFe® 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. 

Workshop Experience    

The SAFe for Government workshop at KnowledgeHut is delivered through an immersive learning experience platform, via live and interactive instructor-led training sessions.    

Listen, learn, ask questions, and get all your doubts clarified from your instructor, who is an experienced practitioner.   


   

The instructors of this course by KnowledgeHut are industry experts and trainers who themselves have Agile certifications and are a part of organizations actively practicing Agile.    

Our course focuses on engaging interaction. Most class time is dedicated to fun exercises, lively discussions, and team collaboration - all facilitated by the trainer. The focus is on practical solutions to real-world challenges drawn from decades of experience as Agile coaches, and leaders in Agile environments.   

Yes, your course material will be provided in advance. You will receive an email with a link to set your password a few days in advance of the scheduled course. You will have access to the study plan and all the course material. 

No, you will not yet be able to join the training through phone or tab. Please be prepared to join the training on your laptop or desktop.    


   

If you miss a class, you can access the recordings of the sessions, provided that the instructor has permitted recordings. At the beginning of every session, there will also be a 10-12-minute recapitulation of the previous class.      

Should you have any more questions, please email us on support@knowledgehut.com and we will be happy to get back to you.     


    

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