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Which SAFe® Certification Is Right For You?

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Which SAFe® Certification Is Right For You?

If you’re aiming at gaining enhanced knowledge on Scaled Agile Framework and other product development principles, a SAFe® certification is definitely the best choice for you.

A prior knowledge of Scrum and a 5-year experience in software development, project management, testing, business analysis, or product management will help with a better understanding in the course. Executives, managers, leaders, directors, and information officers across all industries will benefit from this course.

After the completion of this course you will have a full-fledged knowledge on how to apply SAFe® and Agile on your projects, support an Agile transformation on your organisation, and keep your team members motivated throughout the project.

Agile offers various courses for SAFe® certifications. But which is that one course that’ll actually make a difference in your career.

Here’s a list of courses that you can choose to get SAFe® certified:

Implementing SAFe® 4.0 With SAFe® Program Consultant (SPC4) Certification

This course is best suited for internal Agile exchange agents and consultants who want to learn and implement SAFe® in their organisation.

The main aim of this course is to lead a transformation of the enterprise through Agile, implement SAFe® in their enterprise, nurture managers and executives in leading SAFe®, act as a SAFe® Agilist, Train teams with SAFe® ScrumXP, and act as a Scrum practitioner.

The first two days of the course gives you an expansive knowledge of Leading SAFe®. At the end of these two days, you will learn how to act as a certifying agent for SAFe® Agilists. You’ll also learn how to implement Agile into your existing projects and transform it through SAFe®. You’ll receive a thorough knowledge of how principles like Agile Programs, Agile Architecture, and Agile Program Portfolio Management can be used to enhance your team’s quality.

The last two days deal with Agile Trains and how you can use them to identify, plan, and use, them with SAFe® programs.

After the four days, you can attend further briefings with artifacts and templates, to identify value streams, plan and execute major events, prepare the enterprise, launch Agile programs, and implement effective processes and measures.

Leading SAFe® 4.0 With SA Certification

If you’re an executive, manager, or consultant looking to learn about applying SAFe® and lean in product development workflows, this course is ideal for you.

Centred mainly around Lean and Agile practices of SAFe®, you will learn about SAFE®, how to embrace the values of Lean and Agile, implementing Release Trains, and learn how to plan and implement Agile in your projects, on the first day. The second day you’re exposed to execution and release of values, building of an Agile Portfolio, and leading an Enterprise with the principles of Lean and Agile.

SAFe® 4.0 Advanced Scrum Master With SASM Certification

ScrumMasters, team leads, managers, Agile coaches, facilitators, and process champions will get a maximum benefit from this course as they use their expertise and practical skills to provide their teams with an Agile/Scrum-friendly environment.

With this course you’ll mainly learn to work with SAFe®, it’s values, Lean-Agile principles, Agile and Scrum anti-patterns, Kanban to provide a smooth workflow, quality engineering, DevOps, and Agile architecture. You’ll also learn how to build high performance teams, and get to attend Adapt and Inspect workshops.

SAFe® 4.0 For Teams With SP Certification

This job is tailored for stakeholders of Release Trains, who learn how to become an Agile team, and build backlogs and plan and execute iterations.

You’ll mainly be briefed about SAFe®, and further taught how to build an Agile team, plan and execute iterations, and execute program increments.

SAFe® 4.0 Product Manager/ Product Owner With PMPO Certification

Best suited for product owners and managers, business owners, program managers, product line leaders, and business analysts, this certification gives you an understanding of how you can work together with associates in a Lean-Agile software enterprise.

At the end of this course, you will be able to educate your team about the roles of Product Managers and Product Owners in the enterprise, Agile software requirements, and stakeholder management as well as how to manage backlogs and deliver features in the enterprise.

In the end, you can choose an apt course with some amount of research. Depending on your current designation, the future role you’re aiming for in the organisation, and how you would like to help it grow are some of the factors that help you determine the best SAFe® course for you.

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