Scale up Your Career Prospects with Scaled Agile Framework Training

Agile project management is now adopted by many of the top companies across the globe. This trend has created a need for Agile-certified professionals at all levels of the management. We offer SAFe agile training for product owners, business owners, project managers, and Scrum masters who want to learn about Agile trends and methodologies. This course will help you confidently take up the SAFe Agile certification. The scaled agile framework training will take you from the basic to advanced levels.

What will you learn in the SAFe Agile Training?

You will learn the essential concepts of Agile methodologies in this leading SAFe training.

  • Effective Scaling

Apply SAFe® values of the lean-agile framework to scale Agile and Lean framework in your enterprise.

  • Learn the basics

Learn the flow of agile product methodologies and learn from the basics of the Scaled Agile Framework. You can also learn how to plan sprint iterations in this SAFe Agile training.

  • Maximize Value competencies

Release, deploy and integrate value to support project planning and events in the execution of the program.

  • Five core competencies

You will learn all about the five core competencies in SAFE® and coordinate the development of large solutions

Requirements for SAFe Agilist Certification

Anyone who is interested in learning about Agile methodologies can attend this SAFe Agilist Certification training program. However, it is recommended that you should have the following qualifications to take up the SAFe® 4 Agilist (SA) certification exam:

  • At least 5+ years of experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product or project management
  • Prior working experience in Scrum

Who can Benefit from this Leading SAFe Training?

Our scaled agile framework certification training is suitable for: 

  • Project owners
  • Scrum Masters
  • Team Leads
  • Agile team members
  • Product owners
  • Business owners

Leading SAFe Training

As per a Forbes interview, 92% of the leading marketers from across the world believe organizational agility is critical to the business. Hence, the leading SAFe® AGILIST Certification has become the benchmark for Lean-agile enterprises. SAFE is a complete methodology that enables organisations to carry out Agile transformation at the enterprise level. Transformation to Agile helps the organisation foster growth and enhance productivity of the team. With a SAFe® AGILIST Certification, you can learn to synchronize the collaboration, alignment, and delivery of multiple agile teams. The certification also widens the scope of the candidate in the industry in terms of career and value opportunities.

Course Curriculum

  • Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework
  • Embracing Lean and Agile Values
  • Understanding SAFe® Principles
  • Experiencing PI Planning
  • Executing and Releasing Value
  • Building an Agile Portfolio
  • Leading the Lean-Agile Enterprise
  • Building Large Solutions

Key Features

  • Thorough training for SAFe® 4 Agilist (SA) certification exam
  • 16 PDUs and 16 SEUs
  • 2-day workshop based on version 4.6 of SAFe® Free reference materials from Scaled Agile Framework
  • Course fee includes SAFe® 4 Agilist Examination cost
  • Our partner KnowledgeHut is a silver training partner of Scaled Agile Inc (SAI)

Benefits of Scaled Agile Framework Training

Both organisations and individuals can greatly benefit from the SAFe Agile training. This leading SAFe certification training program:

  • Improves your Lean-Agile leadership skills
  • Helps you engage with a Lean portfolio
  • Enables you to implement a lean-agile transfiguration in the enterprise
  • Improve communication and collaboration across your team
  • Get more job opportunities in your professional career
  • Makes you marketable in this continually changing market scenario
  • Gives you the confidence to lead transformation in Scrum Teams
  • Earn more by earning the SAFe® AGILIST Certification

FAQs

The Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) is a complete methodology for large-scale Agile project teams to carry out an Agile transformation seamlessly. It provides a guide to work on the Portfolio, Large Solution, Program, and Team levels. After implementing SAFe®, businesses have found:

  • 10 – 50% happier, more motivated employees
  • 30 – 75% faster time-to-market
  • 20 – 50% increase in productivity
  • 25 – 75% defect reduction

Scaled Agile Inc was established in 2011. Since then, it has made 5 major upgrades to the SAFe® framework based on the changing needs and trends of the industry. The latest update is version 4.6 in which the ‘Five Core Competencies of Lean Enterprises’ was introduced. These integral competencies help organisations build a Lean Enterprise, which is pivotal for a company’s success.

There are 4 levels of organisation in SAFE team. The roles and responsibilities of each level are described below

Team Level:

At the team level, the responsibilities revolve around coordinating and synchronizing team-level events. The role also involves helping Agile teams develop and deliver Agile Release Train (ART). The types of Agile teams are:

Agile Team- This cross-functional team includes the Scrum master, product owner, and development team.

Development Team – A cross-functional team, which includes developers, testers, and professionals. The team is based on functional expertise required for the project.

The types of team roles are:

Product owner – Prioritizes and delegates tasks

Scrum Master – Organises team events, solves problems and creates a comfortable work environment for the team

The roles at the Program Level are:

System Engineer – A professional who applies system thinking to the project

Product Manager – A professional responsible for program backlog. He/she works with product owners and customers to understand the product and project requirements

Release Train Engineer – A professional who optimizes the flow of value using different Agile methodologies and mechanisms

Business Owners – A group that consists of stakeholders with technical expertise responsible for ROI 

 

The roles at the Large Solution Level are:

Customer – The one who buys or uses the solution

Solution Architect/Engineering – A team or an individual responsible for architectural and technical vision of the solution

Solution Management – A professional who coordinates with the customer to understand requirements

Solution Train Engineer – A coach who coordinates with the suppliers and ARTs

Supplier – An internal or external organization that builds and deliver the components, services, or subsystems.

 

The roles at the Portfolio Level are:

Lean-Portfolio Management – The person in this role represents the team that has the financial accountability and highest level of decision making

Epic Owners – They coordinate with portfolio epics through the portfolio Kanban systems

Enterprise Architect – A professional who helps optimize outcomes using strategic technical solutions

System Team – the team responsible for creating Agile environment

Lean-Agile Leaders – Leaders who are responsible for successful adoption of SAFe®.

No. There is no online training for SAFe Agile certification training. The certification training requires in-depth knowledge and understanding of the SAFe framework. So, you need to directly learn from the experts in the intensive workshops.

This Scaled Agile Framework certification exam can be taken up online. It includes 45 multiple choice questions that you need to answer in 90 minutes. To pass the exam and earn the certification, you should have cleared a minimum of 34 questions.

This exam will be very difficult for those who don’t have any prior SAFe implementation or Scrum experience. It is recommended to take up mock tests and practise tests before attempting the certification exam.

You will receive a SAFe® Agilist Certification from Scaled Agile, provided you have scored 76% and above in the exam.

You can get your SAFe Agilist certificate in your account by following these steps:

  • After you login to your account, go to your profile
  • Scroll down to Manage profile
  • Go to Content and Features and select Professional Development
  • Click on Certifications/Programs tab
  • You will find the certificate by clicking on the certificate icon
  • Download the certificate and print, if needed

Applying Agile/Lean principles at department or team level is relatively easier when compared to applying it at an enterprise level. Organisations needs reliable professionals certified in Scaled Agile framework to scale agile to the enterprise level. As more and more organisations are moving toward Agile teams, having a certification in SAFe Agile Framework will surely improve your career prospects.

If you are interested in getting leading SAFe certification, you should first register for the 2-day course with us and attend up to 16 hours of training provided by an authorized trainer. After you complete the training, apply for the exam. After two days of training, you will get exam information from Scaled Agile. You can log in to your account and take up the exam. It is a closed book exam. If you score a minimum of 76%, you will be eligible for the certification.

The SAFe® Agilist certification is valid for one year and you need to renew it after completion of one year. You need to pay $100 to extend the certificate for one year from the date of expiration.

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