Centre for Continuing Education

Leading SAFe Training Course

Project Management. Take the lead.

Learn how to introduce the Scaled Agile Framwork® (SAFe®) into your organisation. Increase employee engagement, improve productivity, shorten time to market and bolster the overall quality of output. This training course will enable you to take the Certified SAFe® Agilist exam.

Aims

This course aims to provide you with the knowledge required to lead an enterprise Agile transformation using the Scaled Agile Framework®. You will develop an understanding of the Lean-Agile mindset and build your leadership skills to lead and support your Agile teams in coordinating the change.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  1. Apply SAFe® to scale Lean and Agile development in an enterprise.
  2. Recognise and apply a Lean Agile mindset.
  3. Continuously explore, integrate, deploy and release value.
  4. Coordinate the development of large solutions.
  5. Enhance their Agile leadership skills.

Content

This course covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to the Scaled Agile Framework®
  • Embracing a Lean Agile mindset
  • Understanding SAFe® principles
  • Experiencing PI Planning
  • Exploring, executing and releasing value
  • Leading the Lean Agile enterprise
  • Empowering a Lean portfolio
  • Building large solutions

Intended Audience

This course is suitable for:

  • Senior executives, managers, directors, CIOs
  • Development and infrastructure management
  • Project and program managers
  • Product managers
  • Portfolio managers, PMO
  • Resource managers
  • Team leaders
  • Change managers/ analysts
  • Agile practitioners
  • Agile delivery managers
  • Development trainers wish to build their career in Leading Agile.

Delivery Style

This course is delivered as two-day workshop which includes lectures, simulated practical exercises and peer discussion.

Recommended Reading

SAFe® 4.5 Introduction. Overview of the Scaled Agile Framework® for Lean Enterprises.

Materials

A course workbook will be provided in class.

Features

  • Expert trainers
  • Central locations
  • Small class sizes
  • Free, expert advice
  • Student materials – yours to keep
  • Statement of completion