Leading SAFe®️ 5.0 Certification Training Singapore

Thriving in the digital age with Business Agility with Certified SAFe® Agilist

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.

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Course feature Enterprise Reporting, Lifetime Access, CloudLabs, 24x7 Support, Real-time code analysis and feedback, 100% Money Back Guarantee, Certified Trainer, Authorized Courseware, Completion Certificate from ATP
Funding

Self Sponsored

Course Fee

Funding

Nett Fees

GST

Nett Payment Incl. GST

Singapore Citizen / Permanent Resident (PR) 

$2,500.00

95%

$125.00

$8.75

$133.75

Non-Singaporean / PR

$2,500.00

-

-

$175.00

$2,675.00

*Valid till 31st Dec 2021

  • Enterprise Reporting

  • Lifetime Access

  • CloudLabs

  • 24x7 Support

  • Real-time code analysis and feedback

  • 100% Money Back Guarantee

  • Certified Trainer

  • Authorized Courseware

  • Completion Certificate from ATP

Naveen Kumar Singh is a Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) from Scrum.org, LeSS-Friendly Scrum Trainer (LFST) from LeSS, Certified Scrum Developer (CSD) trainer from Scrum Alliance, SAFe® Program Consultant (SPC), and ICAgile Trainer for Agile Coaching & DevOps. With more than 21 years of experience in agile project management, scrum product development and software design, Naveen has helped 4000+ professionals establish themselves as successful product owners, scrum masters, and delivery team members. He has facilitated 500+ workshops on Agile, Scrum, XP and DevOps worldwide including India, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Dubai, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Maldives and Philippines. Naveen has mentored innumerable Agile enthusiasts on Extreme Programming and DevOps practices such as Test Driven Development (TDD), Behaviour Driven Development (BDD), CI/CD and Test Automation.

The Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) is a complete methodology for large-scale, multi-team Agile project teams to carry out this transformation seamlessly. Created by Dean Laffingwell, this framework effortlessly synchronizes the alignment, collaboration, and delivery of multiple agile teams leading the way to enterprise success. 

Instructor-Led Classroom Training (2 Days)

16 PDUs and 16 SEUs

Courseware authored by Scaled Academy

Course fee includes SAFe Agilist exam Fee

One year membership with Scaled Agile

Free downloadable reference materials from Scaled Agile Framework

LEARNING OBJECTIVE

After this course, attendees will be able to:

 

  • Demonstrate how Lean, Agile, and Product Development Flow form the foundation of SAFe
  • Explain and promote the use of SAFe
  • Identify roles and structures required to scale Agile to the program level
  • Execute coordinated releases across a program
  • Measure the impact and progress of scaled Agile in a program
  • Describe how a program interacts with Program Portfolio Management (PPM)
  • Complete the course of study leading to the SAFe Agilist (SA) certification exam

Self Sponsored

Course Fee

Funding

Nett Fees

GST

Nett Payment Incl. GST

Singapore Citizen / Permanent Resident (PR) 

$2,500.00

95%

$125.00

$8.75

$133.75

Non-Singaporean / PR

$2,500.00

-

-

$175.00

$2,675.00

*Valid till 31st Dec 2021

AUDIENCE

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

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 Agilist (SA) certification exam.

  • 5+ years of experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product or project management
  • Experience in Scrum
  • Attend the 2-day Leading SAFe course and pass the SA exam

Course Outline

DETAILED COURSE OUTLINE

 

SAFe Agilist is a course for Leaders and Managers of an Organization who want to understand the aspects of Framework. The course consists of 8 Chapters with the below outlined learning objectives. There is also a quick description, which provides an overview of learning outcomes.

 

  • Chapter 1: Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
    •  Recognize the problem to be solved
    •  Explain the Five Core Competencies of the Lean Enterprise
    •  Describe the SAFe Implementation Roadmap

 

The participants will take a quick look on the problems they are facing in the ever changing product landscape, which helps set the tone for the entire course.   In this chapter, the participant will learn about 5 core competencies and 4 configurations of SAFe along with a quick history on evolution of SAFe over the years. They will also get a quick overview on SAFe implementation roadmap, which will be explained in detail in the last chapter.

 

  • Chapter 2: Becoming a Lean-Agile Leader
    •  Become a Lean-thinking manager-teacher
    •  Embrace the Lean Mindset
    •  Support the Agile Manifesto
    •  Apply the SAFe Principles

 

The participants will understand the need of a manager-teacher and their key attribute. They will also go through House of Lean and Agile Manifesto for software development, which sets the common understanding around Lean and Agile Ways of Working.

 

The course connects these to the 9 SAFe Principles, which are discussed in detail through a combination of examples, stories, videos and activities.

 

  • Chapter 3: Establishing Team and Technical Agility
    •  Organize around value
    •  Form cross-functional Agile Teams
    •  Organize Agile Release Trains (ARTs) around the flow of value
    •  Prepare for PI Planning

 

The participants will start using the knowledge of Values and Principles through the practices from this chapter onwards. The chapter helps them understand the value flow at Team and Program level, and then takes them through the roles at each level. They will also get a quick overview of PI planning, which will be simulated on the next chapter.

 

  • Chapter 4: Experiencing Program Increment (PI) Planning
    •  Create and review draft PI plans
    •  Finalize plans and establish business value
    •  Review final plans and commit to a set of PI Objectives

 

Participants experience the power of PI planning through a simulated Program Backlog. They create their Team and Program board and commit to a set of PI Objectives. They also gain an understanding of PI planning event with a retrospective for the simulation.

 

  • Chapter 5: Releasing on Demand with DevOps
    •  Release value on demand with DevOps
    •  Continuously explore customer needs
    •  Continuously integrate, deploy and Release on Demand
    •  Relentlessly improve results

 

In this chapter, the participants will gain an insight to execute the plan. They will go through the cycles of Exploration, Integrate, Deploy and Release cycles and the suggested practices. They will also understand SAFe’s CALMR approach of DevOps. At the end, Innovation & Planning (IP) iteration is explained and participants gain a deeper understanding of Inspect & Adapt (I&A) event.

 

  • Chapter 6: Building Business Solutions and Lean Systems
    •  Build large solutions

 

The participants will gain knowledge about the different aspects to take care of while building a Large Solution.

 

  • Chapter 7: Implementing Lean Portfolio Management
    •  Define a SAFe Portfolio
    •  Connect the portfolio to enterprise strategy
    •  Maintain the portfolio vision
    •  Establish portfolio flow
    •  Fund Value Streams
    •  Support Agile Portfolio Operations
    •  Apply Lean governance

 

The participants will go through the Lean Governance, Portfolio Operation and Strategy & Investment Funding in this chapter. These are discussed by way of creating a Portfolio Canvas for the current Portfolio, doing a SWOT analysis, going through Investment Horizons and coming up with Epics for the future state. They will also gain insights around Funding Value Streams instead of Projects, Establishing the flow for new initiatives and Enterprise Strategy.

 

  • Chapter 8: Leading the transformation
    •  Lead your SAFe transformation

 

The participants will go through John Kotter’s eight step process for transformation and this will be connected to SAFe Transformation Roadmap. This will set the participants thinking in the direction of how they can design their transformation journey once out of the session.

This training is delivered by *Agilemania, Bronze partner to Scaled Agile*