Implementing SAFe® 4.0 with SPC4 Certification

[ Become the Lean-Agile Change Agent to Leads SAFe Transformation at the Enterprise ]

Gerald Cadden (CSP, SPCT4)

Sr. Principal Transformation Consultant, CA Technologies

Overview

This official SPC4 four-day course will prepare you to lead an enterprise Agile transformation by leveraging the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®). You will learn how to effectively apply the principles and practices of SAFe, including training with SAFe course ware, and coaching teams, launching Agile Release Trains, and building and managing an Agile portfolio. The first two days of this class is an intensive version of Leading SAFe. Focus would be on the knowledge necessary to lead an enterprise agile transformation by leveraging the Scaled Agile Framework and its underlying principles of lean thinking and product development flow. The next two days focus exclusively on implementing SAFe. Certification is optional to attendees. Those who achieve SPC certification are authorized to license SAFe training materials.

Duration
4 Days (32 Hours)
Timing
9:00 AM to 6 PM Each day (1 Hour break in between)
Trainer
Gerald Cadden
Batch Size
Max 30 Participants
Participants Profile
Intermediate
Prerequisite
5+ years of experience in Software Eng.,
3+ years in Agile, One or more relevant Agile certifications
Course Delivery Language
English
Approach of Delivery
Mix of theory & workshop sessions (Classroom Training)
Certification Details
Attending the class prepares you to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Program Consultant 4.0(SPC4)
Accreditation Institute
Scaled Agile Academy
Commercials & Logistics
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Agenda

Leading SAFe 4.0

  • Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework
  • Embracing a Lean-Agile Mindset
  • Understanding SAFe Principles
  • Implementing an Agile Release Train
  • Experiencing PI Planning
  • Executing and Releasing Value
  • Building an Agile Portfolio
  • Building Really Big Systems
  • Leading the Lean-Agile Enterprise.

Implementing SAFe 4.0

  • Reaching the SAFe Tipping Point
  • Designing the Implementation
  • Launching an ART
  • Facilitating ART Execution
  • Extending to the Portfolio
  • Understanding the SPC Exam
  • Applying your SPC Certification
  • Participating in Open Space.

Learning Objective

  • Lead an enterprise Lean-Agile transformation
  • Implement the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Implement and manage a Lean-Agile portfolio
  • Align the organization to a common language and way of working
  • Perform value stream analysis and identify value streams
  • Launch and support Agile Release Trains and coordinate value streams
  • Build and execute the implementation rollout strategy
  • Configure the Framework for a specific enterprise context
  • Train managers and executives in Leading SAFe and act as a SAFe Agilist (SA) certifying agent (SPCs only)
  • Train teams in SAFe for Teams (S4T) and act as a SAFe Practitioner (SP) certifying agent (SPCs only).

Audience

  • Professional Services Consultants
  • Business and Technology Executives and Leaders, Managers, Directors
  • Portfolio Managers and Fiduciaries, Project/Program Management Office (PMO) personnel
  • Development, QA and IT management
  • Program and Project Managers
  • Product and Product Line Managers
  • Process Leads and Lifecycle Governance Personnel
  • Enterprise, System and Solution Architects
  • Internal Change Agents, Lean-Agile Center for Excellence, Agile Working Group.

Course Deliverables

  • Attendee will get a printed copy of workbook
  • Eligibility to take the SAFe® Program Consultant 4.0(SPC4) exam online
  • SPC attendance certificate upon request
  • Attendees who pass the exam will receive SPC certificate
  • A SPC branding kit with the SPC certification mark
  • One-year membership to Scaled Agile Academy
  • Access to members-only resources such as webinars, workbooks, guidance presentations, and advance notice of upcoming SAFe products
  • Membership renewals annual from the date of certification
  • In person 4-day workshop full of learning and fun.

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