SAFe for Teams

Empowering teams to deliver value in the Scaled Agile Framework® enterprise with SAFe® Practitioner Certification

Solidify team member knowledge and responsibility for using Scrum, Kanban, and Extreme Programming (XP) in a SAFe environment. This two-day course is based on version 4.5 of SAFe and meets the education prerequisite for the SAFe 4 Practitioner (SP) Certification exam.

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Description
  • Gain understanding of the Agile Release Train and how you can be an effective team member
  • Discover how to write stories and break down features, plan and execute iterations and plan Program increments
  • Learn about the continuous delivery pipeline and DevOps culture
  • Prepare yourself to take the SAFe 4 Practitioner Exam
 
Build the skills needed to become a high-performing team member of an Agile Release Train (ART)—and learn how to collaborate effectively with other teams—by becoming a SAFe® 4 Practitioner (SP). During this two-day course, attendees will gain an in-depth understanding of the ART, how it delivers value, and what they can do to effectively perform their role using Scrum, Kanban, and XP. Participants will also learn how to write stories and break down features, plan and execute iterations, and plan Program Increments, as well as learn about the continuous delivery pipeline and DevOps culture, how to effectively integrate with other teams in the program, and what it takes to continuously improve the train.
 
Attending the class prepares individuals to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® 4 Practitioner (SP).
 
Learning Goals
To perform the role of a SAFe® Practitioner, attendees should be able to:
  • Apply SAFe to scale Lean and Agile development in their enterprise
  • Know their team and its role on the Agile Release Train
  • Know all other teams on the train, their roles, and the dependencies between the teams
  • Plan Iterations
  • Execute Iterations and demonstrate value
  • Plan Program Increments
  • Integrate and work with other teams on the train
 
Who Should Attend
The following individuals will benefit from this course:
  • Team members who apply Lean and Agile at scale
  • All members of an Agile Release Train preparing for launch
 
Prerequisites
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® Practitioner (SP) certification exam:
  • Familiarity with Agile concepts and principles
  • Awareness of Scrum, Kanban, and XP
  • Working knowledge of software and hardware development processes
 
SAFe Certification Kit
Attendees who pass the certification exam will receive:
  • SAFe Practitioner certificate
  • A SAFe 4 Practitioner digital badge to promote your accomplishment online
  • A one-year certified membership as a SAFe Practitioner, which includes access to the SP Community of Practice
  • A SAFe Practitioner certification usage guide with SP certification marks
  • Access to a variety of learning resources to support certified professionals during their SAFe journey
 
Exam Details
Exam name – SAFe 4 Practitioner Exam
Exam format – Multiple choice, Multiple Select
Exam delivery – Web-based (single-browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed
Exam access – Candidates can access the exam within the SAFe Community Platform upon completion of the SAFe 4 Practitioner course

 

Questions? 888.268.8770 [email protected]
Course Outline
1 Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework
1.1 Connect with the Scaled Agile Framework
1.2 Explore Lean, the Agile Manifesto, and SAFe Principles
1.3 Identify Scrum, Kanban and XP Practices
 
2 Building an Agile Team
2.1 Build your team
2.2 Explore the Scrum Master and Product Owner roles
2.3 Meet the teams and people on the train
 
3 Planning the Iteration
3.1 Prepare the Backlog
3.2 Plan the Iteration
 
 
4 Executing the Iteration
4.1 Visualize the flow of work
4.2 Measure the flow of work
4.3 Build quality in
4.4 Continuously integrate, deploy, and release
4.5 Control flow with meetings
4.6 Demonstrate value
4.7 Retrospect and improve
 
5 Executing the Program Increment
5.1 Plan together
5.2 Integrate and demonstrate together
5.3 Learn together

 

Dates
Mode
Location
Event
Venue
Call to Schedule
Anytime
Virtual Classroom
Your Location
Anywhere
Course Duration: 2 Days
Description
  • Gain understanding of the Agile Release Train and how you can be an effective team member
  • Discover how to write stories and break down features, plan and execute iterations and plan Program increments
  • Learn about the continuous delivery pipeline and DevOps culture
  • Prepare yourself to take the SAFe 4 Practitioner Exam
 
Build the skills needed to become a high-performing team member of an Agile Release Train (ART)—and learn how to collaborate effectively with other teams—by becoming a SAFe® 4 Practitioner (SP). During this two-day course, attendees will gain an in-depth understanding of the ART, how it delivers value, and what they can do to effectively perform their role using Scrum, Kanban, and XP. Participants will also learn how to write stories and break down features, plan and execute iterations, and plan Program Increments, as well as learn about the continuous delivery pipeline and DevOps culture, how to effectively integrate with other teams in the program, and what it takes to continuously improve the train.
 
Attending the class prepares individuals to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® 4 Practitioner (SP).
 
Learning Goals
To perform the role of a SAFe® Practitioner, attendees should be able to:
  • Apply SAFe to scale Lean and Agile development in their enterprise
  • Know their team and its role on the Agile Release Train
  • Know all other teams on the train, their roles, and the dependencies between the teams
  • Plan Iterations
  • Execute Iterations and demonstrate value
  • Plan Program Increments
  • Integrate and work with other teams on the train
 
Who Should Attend
The following individuals will benefit from this course:
  • Team members who apply Lean and Agile at scale
  • All members of an Agile Release Train preparing for launch
 
Prerequisites
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® Practitioner (SP) certification exam:
  • Familiarity with Agile concepts and principles
  • Awareness of Scrum, Kanban, and XP
  • Working knowledge of software and hardware development processes
 
SAFe Certification Kit
Attendees who pass the certification exam will receive:
  • SAFe Practitioner certificate
  • A SAFe 4 Practitioner digital badge to promote your accomplishment online
  • A one-year certified membership as a SAFe Practitioner, which includes access to the SP Community of Practice
  • A SAFe Practitioner certification usage guide with SP certification marks
  • Access to a variety of learning resources to support certified professionals during their SAFe journey
 
Exam Details
Exam name – SAFe 4 Practitioner Exam
Exam format – Multiple choice, Multiple Select
Exam delivery – Web-based (single-browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed
Exam access – Candidates can access the exam within the SAFe Community Platform upon completion of the SAFe 4 Practitioner course

 

Questions? 888.268.8770 [email protected]
Course Outline
1 Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework
1.1 Connect with the Scaled Agile Framework
1.2 Explore Lean, the Agile Manifesto, and SAFe Principles
1.3 Identify Scrum, Kanban and XP Practices
 
2 Building an Agile Team
2.1 Build your team
2.2 Explore the Scrum Master and Product Owner roles
2.3 Meet the teams and people on the train
 
3 Planning the Iteration
3.1 Prepare the Backlog
3.2 Plan the Iteration
 
4 Executing the Iteration
4.1 Visualize the flow of work
4.2 Measure the flow of work
4.3 Build quality in
4.4 Continuously integrate, deploy, and release
4.5 Control flow with meetings
4.6 Demonstrate value
4.7 Retrospect and improve
 
5 Executing the Program Increment
5.1 Plan together
5.2 Integrate and demonstrate together
5.3 Learn together

 

Class Schedule

Sign-In/Registration 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
Morning Session 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Lunch 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Afternoon Session 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Times represent the typical daily schedule. Please confirm your schedule at registration.

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• Course notebook
• Letter of completion

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