• Leading SAFe 4.5 With SA Certification



    Applying A Lean-Agile Mindset With SAFe

    Becoming a SAFe SA provides you an in-demand skill for organizations providing large complex systems. During this 2-day course, you’ll learn the principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe), how to execute and release value, and what it means to lead a Lean-Agile transformation at enterprise scale.

    You will gain an understanding of the Lean-Agile mindset and why it is critical to staying relevant in today’s marketplace. You will also be empowered with realistic advice from a true SAFe practitioner versus someone only certified to give this course.

    You will gain an understanding of the Lean-Agile mindset and why it is critical to staying relevant in today’s marketplace. You will also be empowered with realistic advice from a true SAFe practitioner versus someone only certified to give this course.

    Attending the class prepares you to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® 4 Agilist

    Who Will Benefit

    This course is beneficial to anyone who will be working in the Scaled Agile Framework. This offering is ideally suited for those in roles like:

    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

    Learning Objectives

    Apply SAFe to scale Lean and Agile development across the enterprise

    Recognize and apply a Lean-Agile Mindset and principles

    Enhance your Lean-Agile leadership skills

    Continuously explore, integrate, deploy, and release value

    Coordinate the development of large solutions

    Empower with a Lean Portfolio

    Support a Lean-Agile transformation across the enterprise

    Topics

    The Scaled Agile Framework

    Embracing a Lean-Agile Mindset

    Understanding SAFe Principles

    Experiencing Program Increment (PI) Planning

    Exploring, Executing, and Releasing Value

    Leading the Lean-Agile Enterprise

    Empowering a Lean Portfolio

    Building Large / Complex Solutions

    What You Get

    A workbook of the entire presentation

    Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe 4 Agilist exam

    One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform

    Course certificate of completion

    Knowledge from an actual SAFe practitioner

    Prerequisites

    Anyone is welcomed to attend regardless of experience but those with at least 5 years’ experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product, or project management are usually able to understand the framework more quickly. For those without this experience, we highly recommend the following resources:

    Your Instructor: Jonathan Jenkins

    Jonathan is a Santeon partner and team member who also works as an executive coach and trainer. As well, Jonathan serves as the Enterprise Architect for various proprietary products.

    Jonathan has a Master’s in Information Technology and a Bachelors in Computer Studies from the University of Maryland. Jonathan has several certifications including Scaled Agile Framework Program Consultant (SPC 4.5), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), and is working towards attaining the Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC).

    In addition, Jonathan has honorably served with the U.S. Marines obtaining the title of Gunnery Sergeant and is an Iraq War Veteran.

    Jonathan has 20+ years as a software engineer who has dedicated his ambitions, and experiences to Clearly Agile. He thrives on providing advanced web-based tools to sustain realistic frameworks for his clients. His methods consist of innovative software approaches that are effective, authentic, and low investment.

    Earn: 16PDUs/SEUs

    Price: $875

    To register for classes on our published schedule with locations available, please click here

    Additional courses available. For hosting a training at your site or to send a large group to one of our trainings, please contact Amy Zewe amy.zewe@santeon.com or 571-235-3019 for a customized offering.

    Work with or for the Government? Ask about our free add-on day for government employees and contractors.

    Payment information:

    For each course, payment is due in full at registration. Of the fee, $200 of it is refundable if you cancel with at least 48 hours notice. That non-refundable portion can be used towards another class date (of the same course). Second cancellation will forfeit the $200.

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