AudienceThe course is intended for those who will be materially and directly involved in a SAFe adoption. This includes enterprise leaders, practitioners, change agents, and consultants responsible for implementing Agile programs and portfolios as part of an enterprise Lean-Agile change initiative. Attendees typically include: 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
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Learning ObjectivesTo perform the role of a SAFe® Program Consultant (SPC), you should be able to: Lead an enterprise Lean-Agile transformation Implement the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Empower with a Lean Portfolio Align the organization to a common language and way of working Perform value stream identification Launch and support Agile Release Trains and coordinate large solutions Build and execute an implementation rollout strategy Configure the Framework for a specific enterprise context Train managers and executives in Leading SAFe® Act as a SAFe® 4 Agilist (SA) certifying agent Continue your learning journey and become enabled to train other SAFe roles in the enterprise Topics Covered Leading SAFe® – Days 1 and 2 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 a Lean-Agile Enterprise Empowering a Lean Portfolio Building Large Solutions Implementing SAFe® – Days 3 and 4 • Reaching the SAFe Tipping Point • Designing the Implementation • Launching an ART • Coaching ART Execution • Extending to the Portfolio • Sustaining and Improving • Becoming an SAFe 4 Program Consultant (SPC)
Pre-requisitesAll stakeholders in a Lean-Agile transformation are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended for those who intend to take the SAFe® 4 Program Consultant certification exam and practice as a SAFe® 4 Program Consultant (SPC): 5+ years of experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product, or project management 3+ years of experience in Agile One or more relevant Agile certifications Upon Achieving SPC Certification As a SAFe 4 Program Consultant (SPC), you can continue your learning journey by achieving validation to license and teach SAFe courses. Courses available for validation are: Leading SAFe® SAFe® for Teams SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager SAFe® Scrum Master Advanced SAFe® Scrum Master SAFe® Release Train Engineer You will receive access to no-cost license materials, videos, and artifacts that support launching Agile Release Trains Inclusion in the SPC directory listing (optional) Access to the private SPC Community Annual Renewal Membership renewals are one year from the date certification is earned •Renewal fee: $895
Professional Development Units (PDUs)Attendees may be eligible to apply for 30 PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP, PgMP, and PMI-ACP certifications Attendees may be eligible to apply for SEUs under category C, toward earning or renewing their CSP through Scrum Alliance
Implementing SAFe 4.5 with SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) Certification – Washington D.C.When
July 31 - 22 , 2018 | 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM