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In our two-day Foundational level 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.

You’ll gain insights into mastering Business Agility in order to thrive in the competitive market. They discuss how to establish team and technical agility and organise and re-organise around the flow of value. They also learn and practice the skills for supporting and executing PI Planning events and coordinating multiple Agile Release Trains (ARTs). Participants in the class explore the importance of adopting a customer-centric mindset and design thinking approach to agile product delivery. Learners also develop an understanding for implementing a Lean Portfolio Management function in their enterprise.

Attending the class prepares individuals to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Agilist (SA).

The full price of this course is £895.00 (+ VAT) – early bookings (up to two weeks prior to the course date)  receive a £100.00 early bird discount.

By encompassing all the specific Learning Goals, by the end of this two-day course, attendees should be able to demonstrate:

  • Leading the transformation to Business Agility with SAFe
  • Becoming a Lean-Agile Leader
  • Understanding customer needs with Design Thinking
  • Enabling Agile Product Delivery
  • Implementing Lean Portfolio Management

The following individuals will benefit from this course:

Executives and Leaders, Managers, Directors, CIOs, VPs, Development, QA, Infrastructure Management, Program and Project Managers, Product and Product Line Management, Portfolio Managers, PMO, Process Leads, Enterprise, System and Solution Architects.

Benefits for you as an individual

Recent growth in Agile adoptions has been exponential. Scaling Agile represents a major challenge for enterprises – demonstrate your willingness to lead at the sharp end by attaining a SAFe® 5 Agilist certification.

Completion of this two-day course gives you access to the exam and all related study materials as part of your Learning Plan in the SAFe Community Platform. For more information about the exam and benefits of becoming a Certified SAFe professional please see https://www.scaledagile.com/certification/certified-safe-agilist/

Exam Name: SAFe® 5 Agilist Exam

  • Exam Format: Multiple choice
  • 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 Leading SAFe® course
  • Exam cost – First exam attempt is included as part of the course registration fee if the exam is taken within 30 days of course completion. Each retake attempt costs $50.
  • Exam Duration: Once the exam begins, candidates have 90 minutes (1.5 hours) to complete the exam
  • Number of Questions: 45
  • Passing Score: 35 out of 45 (77%)
  • Language – English
  • Retake policy – Second attempt on exam (first retake) can be done immediately after first attempt. Third attempt requires a 10-day wait. Fourth attempt requires a 30-day wait. Contact support@scaledagile.com for any retake questions.

 

Annual Renewal

  • Renewals are from the date of certification
  • Renewal fee: via Scaled Agile
  • 10 continuing education/outreach hours

The class registration includes:

  • Printed workbook – course materials that are an essential artefact from the course
  • Preparation and eligibility to take the Certified SAFe® Agilist exam
  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
  • Course certificate of completion

Attendees who pass the exam will receive:

  • Certified SAFe® Agilist certificate
  • Certified SAFe® Agilist digital badge to promote your accomplishment online
  • A one-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform, which includes access to the SA Community of Practice

Attendees must attend both days of the course in order to qualify for the exam.

SAFe Scrum Master TrainerNeil is an Associate Partner at Catalyst Consulting and an Agile delivery specialist, coach and consultant with over 30 years’ experience leading, troubleshooting and delivering a broad range of enterprise-level business change, technology-enabled transformation and Lean-Agile initiatives. Primarily gained in the finance, public and professional services sectors.

 

He has a background in application development and solution architecture, where he began his Agile journey in the early 1990’s. His roles have evolved over the last two decades to encompass both, Agile product and programme delivery, plus Agile adoption and transformation. During this time he has practiced, trained and coached a variety of Lean and Agile approaches (including Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), LeSS, Disciplined Agile, AgilePF, Modern Agile, Scrum) across IT, product development, service delivery and business change environments. He is a certified SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) and an Agile Project Professional (less than one thousand certified globally by the Agile Business Consortium for this advanced accreditation).

 

Neil brings an engaging, energetic and highly collaborative presence to both the classroom and the most challenging real world scenarios. He draws on experience from guiding teams large and small, he has consistently helped leaders understand what it is they need to do to unlock the potential of their people and become truly Agile.

Neil Walker

SAFe Program consultant (SPC) – Scaled Agile; Agile Project Professional (DSDM Advanced Practitioner) – Agile Business Consortium; Scrum Master

Linkedin www.linkedin.com/in/neilawalker

The venue for this training is:

De Vere Holborn Bars,
138-142 Holborn,
London,
EC1N 2SW
United Kingdom

Overview

Leading SAFe logo

In our two-day Foundational level 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.

You’ll gain insights into mastering Business Agility in order to thrive in the competitive market. They discuss how to establish team and technical agility and organise and re-organise around the flow of value. They also learn and practice the skills for supporting and executing PI Planning events and coordinating multiple Agile Release Trains (ARTs). Participants in the class explore the importance of adopting a customer-centric mindset and design thinking approach to agile product delivery. Learners also develop an understanding for implementing a Lean Portfolio Management function in their enterprise.

Attending the class prepares individuals to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Agilist (SA).

The full price of this course is £895.00 (+ VAT) – early bookings (up to two weeks prior to the course date)  receive a £100.00 early bird discount.

Goals

By encompassing all the specific Learning Goals, by the end of this two-day course, attendees should be able to demonstrate:

  • Leading the transformation to Business Agility with SAFe
  • Becoming a Lean-Agile Leader
  • Understanding customer needs with Design Thinking
  • Enabling Agile Product Delivery
  • Implementing Lean Portfolio Management
Audience

The following individuals will benefit from this course:

Executives and Leaders, Managers, Directors, CIOs, VPs, Development, QA, Infrastructure Management, Program and Project Managers, Product and Product Line Management, Portfolio Managers, PMO, Process Leads, Enterprise, System and Solution Architects.

Benefits for you as an individual

Recent growth in Agile adoptions has been exponential. Scaling Agile represents a major challenge for enterprises – demonstrate your willingness to lead at the sharp end by attaining a SAFe® 5 Agilist certification.

Exam

Completion of this two-day course gives you access to the exam and all related study materials as part of your Learning Plan in the SAFe Community Platform. For more information about the exam and benefits of becoming a Certified SAFe professional please see https://www.scaledagile.com/certification/certified-safe-agilist/

Exam Name: SAFe® 5 Agilist Exam

  • Exam Format: Multiple choice
  • 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 Leading SAFe® course
  • Exam cost – First exam attempt is included as part of the course registration fee if the exam is taken within 30 days of course completion. Each retake attempt costs $50.
  • Exam Duration: Once the exam begins, candidates have 90 minutes (1.5 hours) to complete the exam
  • Number of Questions: 45
  • Passing Score: 35 out of 45 (77%)
  • Language – English
  • Retake policy – Second attempt on exam (first retake) can be done immediately after first attempt. Third attempt requires a 10-day wait. Fourth attempt requires a 30-day wait. Contact support@scaledagile.com for any retake questions.

 

Annual Renewal

  • Renewals are from the date of certification
  • Renewal fee: via Scaled Agile
  • 10 continuing education/outreach hours
Support Pack

The class registration includes:

  • Printed workbook – course materials that are an essential artefact from the course
  • Preparation and eligibility to take the Certified SAFe® Agilist exam
  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
  • Course certificate of completion

Attendees who pass the exam will receive:

  • Certified SAFe® Agilist certificate
  • Certified SAFe® Agilist digital badge to promote your accomplishment online
  • A one-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform, which includes access to the SA Community of Practice

Attendees must attend both days of the course in order to qualify for the exam.

Trainer

SAFe Scrum Master TrainerNeil is an Associate Partner at Catalyst Consulting and an Agile delivery specialist, coach and consultant with over 30 years’ experience leading, troubleshooting and delivering a broad range of enterprise-level business change, technology-enabled transformation and Lean-Agile initiatives. Primarily gained in the finance, public and professional services sectors.

 

He has a background in application development and solution architecture, where he began his Agile journey in the early 1990’s. His roles have evolved over the last two decades to encompass both, Agile product and programme delivery, plus Agile adoption and transformation. During this time he has practiced, trained and coached a variety of Lean and Agile approaches (including Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), LeSS, Disciplined Agile, AgilePF, Modern Agile, Scrum) across IT, product development, service delivery and business change environments. He is a certified SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) and an Agile Project Professional (less than one thousand certified globally by the Agile Business Consortium for this advanced accreditation).

 

Neil brings an engaging, energetic and highly collaborative presence to both the classroom and the most challenging real world scenarios. He draws on experience from guiding teams large and small, he has consistently helped leaders understand what it is they need to do to unlock the potential of their people and become truly Agile.

Neil Walker

SAFe Program consultant (SPC) – Scaled Agile; Agile Project Professional (DSDM Advanced Practitioner) – Agile Business Consortium; Scrum Master

Linkedin www.linkedin.com/in/neilawalker

Venue

The venue for this training is:

De Vere Holborn Bars,
138-142 Holborn,
London,
EC1N 2SW
United Kingdom