US$2,795 – US$2,995

Implementing SAFe 4.6 with SAFe Program Consultant (SPC4) certification - S...

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

Courtyard by Marriott Seattle Downtown/Lake Union

925 Westlake Ave N

Seattle, WA 98109

View Map

Refund Policy

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 30 days before event

Event description

Description

Summary

During this four-day course, attendees will learn how to lead a Lean-Agile transformation by leveraging the practices and principles of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®), as well as the five core competencies of the Lean Enterprise. Attendees will also gain insights and practice how to coach programs, launch Agile Release Trains, build a Continuous Delivery Pipeline with DevOps culture, and a Lean Portfolio. The first two days of the course—Leading SAFe®—will provide them with the basis to teach SAFe to leaders. The final two days focus exclusively on what it takes to successfully implement SAFe in the enterprise.

Becoming a Certified SAFe® 4 Program Consultant (SPC), and becoming a change agent, will enable attendees to coach and guide the enterprise to succeed in a disruptive marketplace and empower them to implement a Lean-Agile SAFe transformation.

Attending the class prepares individuals to take the exam and become a Certified SAFe® 4 Program Consultant (SPC).

Note: Attendees must attend all four days of the course in order to qualify for the exam.

Learning Objectives

To perform the role of a SAFe® Program Consultant (SPC), attendees should be able to:

  • Lead an enterprise Lean-Agile transformation
  • Implement the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Empower a Lean Portfolio
  • Align the organization to a common language and way of working
  • Perform value stream identification
  • Launch and support Agile Release Trains, and coordinate Large Solutions
  • Build and execute an implementation rollout strategy
  • Configure the Framework for a specific enterprise context
  • Train managers and executives in Leading SAFe
  • Continue their learning journey and become enabled to train other SAFe roles in the enterprise

Topics Covered

Leading SAFe® – Days 1 and 2

  • 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 Business Solutions and Lean Systems
  • Implementing Lean Portfolio Management

Implementing SAFe® – Days 3and 4

  • Reaching the SAFe Tipping Point
  • Designing the Implementation
  • Launching an ART
  • Coaching ART Execution
  • Extending to the Portfolio
  • Sustaining and Improving
  • Becoming an SAFe 4 Program Consultant (SPC)

The class registration includes:

  • You get your very own copy of Tribal Unity: Getting From Teams to Tribes by Creating a One Team Culture
  • Attendee workbook
  • Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe® 4 Program Consultant (SPC) exam
  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
  • Course certificate of completion
  • Note: Attendees must attend all four days of the course in order to qualify for the exam.

Who will benefit?

This course is intended for those who will be materially and directly involved in a SAFe adoption. This includes practitioners, change agents, and consultants responsible for implementing Agile programs and portfolios as part of an enterprise Lean-Agile change initiative. Attendees typically include:

  • Professional Services Consultants
  • Business and Technology Executives, Leaders, Managers, and Directors
  • Portfolio Managers and Fiduciaries, Project/Program Management Office (PMO) personnel
  • Development, QA, and IT management
  • Program and Project Managers
  • Product and Product Line Managers
  • Process Leads and Lifecycle Governance personnel
  • Enterprise, System, and Solution Architects
  • Internal Change Agents, Lean-Agile Center for Excellence (LACE), Agile Working Group

Prerequisites

All stakeholders in a Lean-Agile transformation 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 Program Consultant certification exam and practice as a SAFe® 4 Program Consultant (SPC):

  • 5+ years of experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product, or project management
  • 3+ years of experience in Agile
  • One or more relevant Agile certifications

Instructors

Em Campbell-Pretty, SAFe Fellow & SPCT

Adrienne Wilson, SPC4 & Aerospace Engineer (B. Eng)

Share with friends

Date and Time

Location

Courtyard by Marriott Seattle Downtown/Lake Union

925 Westlake Ave N

Seattle, WA 98109

View Map

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 30 days before event

Save This Event

Event Saved