Leading SAFe® with SAFe® Agilist 5 Certification

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Leading SAFe® Agilist Certification

The Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) provides proven success patterns for implementing lean-agile software and systems development up to enterprise scale.

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The Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) provides proven success patterns for implementing lean-agile software and systems development up to enterprise scale.

Course Outcomes

This two day interactive training program teaches the Lean-Agile principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework® and equips you to lead your organisation’s agile transformation by leveraging SAFe’s underlying principles of lean and systems thinking, and product development flow.

Upon course completion, you will be able to:

  • Apply SAFe® to scale lean and agile development in your enterprise
  • Support the execution of Agile Release Trains
  • Coordinate large value streams
  • Manage a lean-agile portfolio
  • Align the organisation to a common process model
  • Configure the framework for your context
  • Unlock the intrinsic motivation of knowledge workers
  • Support a lean-agile transformation in your organisation


Benefits to the Individual

  • Develop an advanced, applied level of knowledge to successfully lead lean-agile organisations, portfolios programs and teams
  • Increased ability to respond to a rapidly changing business environment
  • Career development through achievement of an internationally recognised qualification

Benefits to the Organisation

  • Focus on delivery of business value enables faster strategic change at lower cost an lower risk, and organisations applying SAFe® are getting significant benefits including increased productivity and employee satisfaction, improved quality and faster time to market
  • Achieve better communications, alignment and control with agile projects and teams
  • Potential to rapidly adopt a proven approach rather than developing an organisation specific process

Recommended for

  • Executives and leaders, managers, directors, CIOs, and VPs
  • Development, QA and infrastructure management
  • Program and project directors/managers
  • Product and product line management
  • Product and user experience designers
  • Portfolio managers, PMO, and process leads
  • Enterprise, system and solution architects

Certification Level

Attending the course prepares you to take the exam and become a certified SAFe Agilist (SA).

Course Content

  • Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework
  • Embracing a lean-agile mindset
  • Understanding SAFe agile principles
  • Implementing an Agile Release Train
  • Experiencing Program Increment (PI) planning
  • Executing and releasing value
  • Building an agile portfolio
  • Coordinating large value streams
  • Leading the lean-agile Enterprise

Course Includes

Delivered by an accredited SAFe Practitioner with deep practical experience across a range of industries and lean-agile project methodologies. Leading SAFe course workbook.

Attendees who pass the practitioner certification exam will receive access to SAFe Certification Kit which includes:

  • SAFe® Agilist certificate
  • A SAFe 5 Agilist digital badge to promote your accomplishment online
  • A one-year certified membership as a SAFe® Agilist, which includes access to the SA Community of Practice
  • A SAFe® Agilist certification usage guide with SA certification marks
  • Access to a variety of learning resources to support certified professionals during their SAFe® journey

To Register

Upcoming course dates are listed on the right of this page.

Or, view our course complete course schedule here: Course Schedule

Individual and multiple attendee registrations can be made online.

To enquire about in-house courses please contact Melanie Holland, Practice Director – MetaPM Learning, on 1800 800 436 or email mholland@metapm.com.au

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