BTII Institute Project Management 


Leading SAFe® 4.0 Scaled Agile Framework Certification Preparation Course Description

Associated Certification: SAFe® Agilist (SA) SAFe

Continuing Education Requirements: 16 PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP and PMI-ACP certifications

Course Description: This two-day course teaches the Lean-Agile principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®). You’ll learn how to execute and release value through Agile Release Trains, how to build an Agile Portfolio, and how to lead a Lean-Agile transformation at enterprise scale. You will gain an understanding of the Lean-Agile mindset and how to apply the principles and practices of SAFe to support Agile teams, programs, program portfolio management, and to coordinate large Value Streams. Attending the class prepares you to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Agilist (SA).

Course Length: 16 hours (2.0 days)

Course Objective:  To review Lean Agile concepts and prepare students for the certification exam.

Target Students: The following individuals and groups would greatly benefit from this training:

    • 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

Prerequisites: Familiarity with or interest in Project Management and Agile concepts.
Performance-Based Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students 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 organization 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 enterprise
    • Describe Lean and Agile Values