Leading SAFe® 5 Agilist (SA)

 

April 18, 2020 | 9:00 AM PDT - 5:00 PM PDT
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HULT International Business School | 1355 Sansome St
San Francisco, CA 94111
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Early Bird Offer $850

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During this two-day course, attendees will 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. They will discuss the five competencies needed to become a Lean Enterprise. They will also learn and practice the skills for supporting and executing PI Planning events, and coordinating multiple Agile Release Trains (ARTs).

Attendees will gain an understanding of the Lean-Agile mindset, why it’s so effective in today’s adapt-or-die marketplace, and what it means to lead a Lean-Agile transformation. They’ll also learn how to build and support Agile teams and programs, empower a Lean Portfolio, build a Continuous Delivery Pipeline and DevOps culture, and coordinate large solutions. They will develop a skill set that’s in demand worldwide—and empower their enterprises to succeed in a disruptive marketplace—when they become a Certified SAFe® 4 Agilist (SA).

   
 Objectives

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

  • Understand the five competencies of the Lean Enterprise
  • Become a Lean-thinking Manager-Teacher
  • Apply the values and principles of a Lean-Agile Mindset
  • Apply SAFe’s Lean and Agile principles to the roles and practices of SAFe
  • Create high-performing teams and trains by establishing mission and purpose
  • Lead the transformation with the SAFe Implementation Roadmap
  • Support PI Planning and the events associated with successful Program
  • execution
  • Drive Release on Demand with the Continuous Delivery Pipeline
  • Establish alignment and execution with Strategic Themes and Lean Portfolio Management
  • Coordinate multiple Agile Release Trains and suppliers with a Solution Train
   
What to cover
  • Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Becoming a Lean-Agile Leader
  • Creating high-performing teams and trains
  • Experiencing Program Increment (PI) Planning
  • Releasing on Demand with DevOps
  • Building a Lean Portfolio
  • Leading the transformation
 
 
What Attendees get

The class registration includes :

  • Attendee workbook
  • Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe® 4 Agilist exam
  • One year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
  • Course certificate of completion
  • Attendees must attend both days of the course in order to be eligible for the exam.

 

 
 
Who will benefit?

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
 
 
Prerequisites

All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended for those who intend to take the SAFe® 4 Agilist (SA) certification exam:

  • 5+ years’ experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product, or project management
  • Experience in Scrum
 
 
SAFe Certification Kit

Attendees who pass the certification exam will receive:

  • SAFe Agilist certificate
  • A SAFe 4 Agilist digital badge to promote your accomplishment online
  • A one-year certified membership as a SAFe Agilist, which includes access to the SA Community of Practice
  • A SAFe Agilist certification usage guide with SA certification marks
  • Access to a variety of learning resources to support certified professionals during their SAFe journey
 
 
Exam Details 
  • Name: SAFe 4 Agilist Exam
  • Format: Multiple Choice
  • Delivery: Web-based (single-browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed
  • Access: Candidates can access the exam within the SAFe Community Platform upon completion of the Leading SAFe course
  • Duration: Once the exam begins, candidates have 90 minutes (1.5 hours) to
  • complete the exam
  • Number of Questions: 45
  • Passing score: 34 out of 45 (75% passing score)
 
 
PDU's:
 14 PDUs 
 
 
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:

SONIYA AHUJA

Soniya Ahuja is a Product Manager, Program Manager, and an Agile Coach. Along with these, she is a Startup Evangelist.

Soniya comprehends problems, envisions solutions, manages and mitigates risks, adopts technology to deliver value. She drives product delivery by amalgamating user solutions, business value, strategic vision, sensible user experience innovation, lean budget, and excellent quality metrics. Furthermore, she makes program execution transparent by taking risks, dependencies, priorities, and timelines visible to all teams and stakeholders.

She is a champion in the inclusive overarching vision for product roadmap by fostering an agile ambiance focusing on open communication, transparency and positive criticism between business, IT, and other stakeholders.

She is a Certified SAFe® 4 Program Consultant, Certified Scrum Master, and an Oracle Certified Associate.

Linkedin Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/soniyaahuja

 
 

Cancellation and No-Show Policy:

If you have made a reservation and find that you will be unable to attend, please send an email to Khaled Turkmani [email protected] and cancel your ticket as early as possible. All cancellations are subject to a minimum of $150 fee during the early bird. 

Cancellations after Early Bird duration are subject to full charge to ensure the Chapter does not incur excessive expenses.

Tickets

$950.00 Member
$850.00 Earlybird rate before April 2

$1,050.00 Non-member
$950.00 Earlybird rate before April 2