Why SAFe Agilist (SA)?
In this two-day course, attendees will develop a skill set that’s in demand worldwide—and empower their enterprises to succeed in a disruptive marketplace—when they become a SAFe Agilist (SA). During this two-day course, they’ll learn the principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®), how to execute and release value through Agile Release Trains, and what it means to lead a Lean-Agile transformation at enterprise scale.
Attendees will gain an understanding of the Lean-Agile mindset and why it’s so effective in today’s adapt-or-die marketplace. They’ll also get practical advice on supporting Agile teams and programs, empowering a Lean Portfolio, building a continuous delivery pipeline and DevOps culture, and coordinating large solutions.
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Who Can Attend?
Attendees who will benefit from this course include 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
Topics for SAFe® Agilist Include
Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
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 Solutions
Apply SAFe to scale Lean and Agile development in your enterprise
Recognize and apply a Lean-Agile Mindset and principles
Continuously explore, integrate, deploy, and release value
Empower with a Lean Portfolio
Coordinate the development of large solutions
Enhance their Lean-Agile leadership skills
Support a Lean-Agile transformation in their enterprise
All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended for those who intend to take the SA certification exam.
5+ years’ experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product or project management
Experience in Scrum
Benefits of Attending the SAFe Agilist Course
SAFe Certification Kit
Attendees who pass the exam will receive:
A SAFe Agilist certificate
One year certified membership as a SAFe Agilist
SAFe Agilist branding kit with the SA certification mark
Course Registration Includes
Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe® 4 Agilist exam
One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
Course certificate of completion
Attendees must attend both days of the course in order to be eligible for the exam.
Continuing Education Units
Attendees will be eligible to apply for 15 Strategic Professional Development Units (PDUs) toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP and PMI-ACP certifications
Attendees may be eligible to apply for Scrum Educational Units (SDUs) under category C, toward earning or renewing their CSP through Scrum Alliance
SAFe Agilist Exam Details
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 Duration: Once the exam begins, candidates have 90 minutes (1.5 hours) to complete the exam
Number of Questions: 45
Passing Score: 34 out of 45 (76% passing score)
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for any retake questions.