Leading SAFe® (V5.0.1)
  • Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Becoming a Lean-Agile Leader
  • Establishing Team and Technical Agility
  • Experiencing Program Increment (PI) Planning
  • Releasing on Demand with DevOps
  • Building Business Solutions and Lean Systems
  • Implementing Lean Portfolio Management
  • Leading the transformation

        All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended:

  • Exam prerequisite skills:

    5+ years experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product or project management

        Experience in Scrum

  • Exam requirements:
    The first step toward becoming a Certified SAFe professional is to attend the Leading SAFe® course. This is a requirement, because attending the course provides access to all the study materials and the exam. Note that attending the course does not guarantee passing the exam.
Prerequisites

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
  • Limited complimentary Agile toolkit book ---- <<Sun Tzu The Art of Agile Software Delivery>>
    https://www.amazon.com/Sun-Tzu-Agile-Software-Delivery-ebook/dp/B01DOQRVJ4/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1527463143&sr=8-1&keywords=sun+tzu+the+art+of+agile+software

        (Collect this book on attendance)

Attendees must attend both days of the course in order to be eligible for the exam.

To perform the role of a SAFe® Agilist, attendees should be able to:

  • Lead the transformation to
  • Business Agility with SAFe
    Become a Lean-Agile Leader
  • Understand customer needs with Design Thinking
  • Enable Agile Product Delivery
  • Implement Lean Portfolio Management
Learning Goals

Becoming a Certified SAFe® Agilist requires an exceptional range of skills and is a career path for many servant leaders. Certification includes:

  • Certified SAFe® Agilist PDF certificate
  • Certified SAFe® Agilist digital badge to promote your accomplishment online
  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform, which includes access to the SA Community of Practice
  • Access to Meetup groups and events that connect you with other SAFe certified professionals
  • A variety of learning resources to support you during your SAFe journey
During this two-day course, attendees gain the knowledge necessary to lead a Lean-Agile enterprise by leveraging the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) and its underlying principles derived from Lean, systems thinking, Agile development, product development flow, and DevOps.

Participants in the class gain insights into mastering Business Agility in order to thrive in the competitive market. They discuss how to establish team and technical agility and organize and re-organize around the flow of value. They also learn and practice the skills for supporting and executing PI Planning events and coordinating multiple Agile Release Trains (ARTs). Participants in the class explore the importance of adopting a customer-centric mindset and design thinking approach to agile product delivery. Learners also develop an understanding for implementing a Lean Portfolio Management function in their enterprise.

Attending the class prepares individuals to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Agilist (SA)
The following individuals will benefit from this course:
  • Executives and Leaders, Managers, Directors, CIOs, and VPs
  • Development, QA, and Infrastructure Management
  • Program and Project Managers
  • Product and Product Line Management
  • Portfolio Managers, PMO, and Process Leads
  • Enterprise, System, and Solution Architects
Training Options
Certifications expire one year from the date the certification is earned.
 
  • Renewal fee is $100 (Until 31st December 2020).

Membership Tiers for 2021

  • From January 2021 onward, Scaled Agile will offer three tiers of membership to the SAFe Community Platform:

SPC Membership Renewal

  • $895/year: For professionals who wish to renew their SPC or SPCT certifications; includes bundled pricing for renewal of all certifications.

Certified SAFe Membership Renewal

  • $295/year: For members who wish to renew one or more SAFe certifications; includes bundled pricing for renewal of all certifications.

Individual Membership Renewal

  • $195/year: For those who don’t seek certification but still benefit from the valuable content at the SAFe Community Platform.
SAFe Certification Kit
Who will benefit?
Exam details
  • Exam name – SAFe® 4 Agilist Exam – or – SAFe® 5 Agilist Exam
  • Exam format – Multiple choice
  • 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 Leading SAFe® course

  Sample Test Questions available   

  More Exam Details   

Professional Development Units (PDUs)
and Scrum Education Units (SEUs)

How to submit your PDUs? Please click the link below:

https://www.pmi.org/help/ccrs_user/Content/CCRS/Cert/submit_pdu_claim_Courses_Training.htm

For leaders of a Lean-Agile change initiative to develop a Lean-Agile Mindset and apply the principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) to support Agile Teams, programs, and Program Portfolio Management. Coordinate and lead a Lean-Agile transformation at enterprise scale.

Nothing beats An Agile Team,

except a highly trained one.

  • Preferential Hotel Rates: Available on request.
  • Global SAFe Certified professional provider: We provide SAFe certified professionals from our exclusive scaled agile network for large international enterprises looking to do a Scaled Agile transformation programme.
  • Free Entry into ALLYSKY scaled agile network: Complimentary associate membership to ALLYSKY scaled agile network providing you with exclusive opportunites in the agile market place.
Delegate Support
  • Exam duration – Once the exam begins, candidates have 90 minutes (1.5 hours) to complete the exam
  • Number of questions: 45
  • Passing score – SA4 = 34 out of 45 (75%); SA5 = 35 out of 45 (77%)
  • 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.
Annual Renewal
What Attendees Get
 Topics Covered   

Attendees may be eligible to apply for 15 PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP, PgMP, and PMI-ACP certifications.

Attendees may be eligible to apply for SEUs under Category C, toward earning or renewing their CSP through Scrum Alliance.

  • On-site Training: Get our trainers to come to you for training exclusive to your organisation.
  • Remote Scheduled Classes: United States (New York City, NY, Los Angeles, CA, Chicago, IL, Houston, TX, Phoenix, AZ, Phoenix, AZ, San Antonio, TX, San Diego, CA, Dallas, TX, San Jose, CA, Austin TX, Jacksonville FL, Fort Worth TX, San Francisco CA, Columbus OH, Charlotte NC, Indianapolis IN, Seattle WA, Denver CO, Washington DC, El Paso, TX, Boston MA, Nashville, TN Portland OR, Las Vegas NV, Detroit MI, Oklahoma City OK, Memphis TN, Louisville KY, Baltimore MD, Milwaukee WI, Albuquerque NM, Tucson AZ, Fresno, CA, Sacramento CA, Mesa AZ, Atlanta GA, Kansas City MO, Colorado Springs CO, Miami FL, Raleigh NC, Long Beach CA, Virginia Beach VA, Omaha NE, Oakland CA, Minneapolis MN, Arlington TX, Tampa FL, Tulsa OK, New Orleans LA); United Kingdom (London,  Birmingham, Manchester); Germany (Berlin), France (Paris); China (Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Hong Kong ).
  • Course Language: English, Mandarin, Cantonese.
  • Exam Language: English.