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Leading SAFe–SAFe Agilist Certification Training (2–day) in Chennai 15th and 16th Aug 2015 @ Aloft Chennai
· Apply lean, agile, and product development flow principles to improve productivity, employee engagement, time to market, and quality
· Apply the Scaled Agile Framework based on lecture, real-world examples, and insights by Scaled Agile experts
· Understand the skills necessary for an enterprise transformation based on the information and examples presented and additional recommended readings and resources
· Gain the insights into the leadership skill most effective in unlocking the intrinsic motivation of software development knowledge workers, and begin applying them in your context
Learn the Essentials of SAFe
You will learn the essential concepts and tools of SAFe, as well as supporting methods like Kanban, Scrum, eXtreme Programming, Lean Thinking, and Product Development Flow techniques. The focus on this course is providing real-world techniques that have been proven effective by agile practitioners in hundreds of actual projects. At the strategic level, you will learn how to: align organizational initiative into value streams spanning a portfolio of programs into a clear vision with measurable business objectives; create forward looking roadmaps; and sequence epics and features to market to maximize ROI within the context of program objectives. You will also learn how multiple teams are organized into Agile Release Trains to execute on the program objectives.
In this two-day course, you will gain the knowledge necessary to lead an enterprise agile transformation by leveraging the Scaled Agile Framework, its underlying principles of lean thinking, and product development flow. You will leave with an understanding of how the principles and practices of the framework support Lean Thinking, Agile Development, SAFe ScrumXP, Agile Release Train, Agile Portfolio Management, Agile Architecture, and Scaling Leadership.
This course is a requirement for those seeking certification as a Scaled Agile Framework Agilist (SA). Upon completion, participants will complete the exam to receive their Scaled Agilist Certification. All instructors are deeply experienced consultants with backgrounds in both lean and agile methods and are willing and able to answer real-world questions posed by participants, as well as provide supporting case studies from a wide variety of recent project environments. The course is updated frequently to present the very latest thinking and tools from both the lean and agile worlds, so participants will leave with tested techniques ready to apply to their own situations, not just theory.
This course is taught by leading agile practitioners with decades of real-world industry experience at companies ranging from small businesses to the Fortune 100. Exercises, demonstrations, facilitated discussions, case studies, tool and template examples and more are interwoven throughout to illustrate the principles being taught in a comprehensive fashion interactively tailored to the class’s needs, based on real world experience, not ivory-tower theory
Who Should Attend
The SAFe Agilist Certification program is for executives, managers and Agile change agents responsible for leading a Lean|Agile change initiative in a large software enterprise. It validates their knowledge in applying the Scaled Agile Framework, lean thinking, and product development flow principles in an enterprise context so they can lead the adoption of the Scaled Agile Framework.
While no prerequisites are required to attend the class, the Scaled Agilist Certification prerequisites are as follows:
· No need for Scrum experiance
· Developers,Tester,BA,Leads,Arch,PM,DM can attend this course
· Attendance of the 2-day Leading SAFe course
· Pass the SA exam (retakes are $50 and can be taken 90 days or more after the previous exam)
Course Completion and Certificationâ€¨
Successful attendees receive SAFe training materials, Scaled Agile Academy LinkedIn community membership, and are eligible to take the SAFe Agilist exam which will qualify them as an SA upon successful completion.
· 16 PDUs qualifying for PMI Certification
· Content updates (SAs in good standing)
· SA Branding Kit (certification mark, material co-branding, etc.)
2-Day Course Outline
Intro to SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework)—Introduction to the origins of the Scaled Agile Framework
Lean Thinking—How SAFe incorporates the values of Lean Leadership, Learning Organizations, and concepts of Product Development Flow
Scaling Agile—SAFe is made up of many tried and true practices for scaling agile to large programs. We will discuss the origins and application of these techniques.
Team Delivery—The basis of SAFe is the agile team. We will discuss how SAFe incorporates Scrum and eXtreme Programing to deliver high quality software on a cadence
Program Level—Agile Release Trains are the engines of feature delivery in the SAFe framework. We will discuss the techniques for integrating team delivery at the program level to allow large programs to “Develop on Cadence and Deliver on Demand”.
Portfolio—Management and maximization of value delivery across multiple programs in SAFe is accomplished with leadership tools that align delivery across trains using investment themes and value streams.
Agile Architecture—Agile delivery in large programs requires a combination of Agile Emergent Architecture and investment in an Architectural Runway.
Scaling Leadership—Leading SAFe organizations requires a shift in mindset from the leadership. We will discuss the mindset shifts we must undertake to move towards organizational agility.
Class Daily Schedule
Morning Session 9:30am-12:00pm
Afternoon Session 1:00-5:00pm
Times represent the typical daily schedule. Please confirm your schedule at registration.
Training Course Fee Includes
· Fees (24500 INR include ST,Exam fee,Course martial from Scale agile academy)
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· Registration with the SAFe Academy for the exam
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