SAFe® Scaled Agile Certification Training
The Scaled Agile FrameworkTM (SAFe®) is a freely revealed knowledgebase of proven, integrated success patterns for enterprise-scale Lean-Agile development. Bluefrog Technologies LLC offers training courses on lean and agile to various audiences in your organization to help support your program's unique transformation needs. With an understanding of Lean-Agile principles, Agile at Scale, Agile Program and Portfolio Management, and scaling leadership at the team, program or portfolio level, your teams will be able to implement the practices necessary to achieve alignment consistently to deliver value at a sustainable & predictable pace.

Leading SAFe® with SA Certification

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).

Associated Certification
SAFe Agilist (SA)

Audience
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

Learning Goals
After this course, you should be able to:
  1. Apply SAFe to scale Lean and Agile development in your enterprise
  2. Support the execution of Agile Release Trains
  3. Coordinate large Value Streams
  4. Manage a Lean-Agile Portfolio
  5. Align the organization to a common process model
  6. Configure the Framework for your context
  7. Unlock the intrinsic motivation of knowledge workers
  8. Support a Lean-Agile transformation in your enterprise

Topics Covered
  1. Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  2. Embracing a Lean-Agile Mindset
  3. Understanding SAFe Principles
  4. Implementing an Agile Release Train
  5. Experiencing PI Planning
  6. Executing and Releasing Value
  7. Building an Agile Portfolio
  8. Coordinating Large Value Streams
  9. Leading the Lean-Agile Enterprise

Prerequisites
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.
Duration
2 days

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SAFe® 4.0 Scrum Master with SSM Certification


In this two-day course, you’ll gain an understanding of the role of Scrum Master in a SAFe enterprise. Unlike traditional Scrum Master training that focuses on the fundamentals of team-level Scrum, the SAFe 4.0 Scrum Master course explores the role of Scrum in the context of the entire enterprise, and prepares you to successfully plan and execute the Program Increment (PI), the primary enabler of alignment throughout all levels of a SAFe organization. This includes learning the key components of scaled Agile development, how Scrum is facilitated throughout the enterprise, and how to execute iteration planning.
You’ll also discover how to build high performing Agile teams by becoming a servant leader and coach, and how to coach those teams to deliver the maximum business value that is achievable through SAFe. The SSM certification signifies that you are prepared to perform the role of Scrum Master in a SAFe environment, increasing your value to teams and organizations that are implementing SAFe.

Attending this course prepares you to take the SAFe 4.0 Scrum Master exam in order to receive the SAFe® Scrum Master (SSM) certification.

Associated Certification
SAFe® Scrum Master (SSM)

Audience
Intended for people new to the role of the Scrum Master, or people wanting to better understand the role and how it fits in a SAFe enterprise, attendees typically include:

  1. New or existing Scrum Masters
  2. Team Leads
  3. Release Train Engineers

Learning Goals
After this course, you should be able to:
  1. Describe Scrum in a SAFe enterprise
  2. Perform the role of the Scrum Master in SAFe
  3. Facilitate Iteration Planning and effective Iteration execution
  4. Support effective Program Increment execution
  5. Build high performing teams by becoming a servant leader and coach

Topics Covered
In this course you will:
  1. Identify the key components of Agile development
  2. Identify the key elements of Scrum
  3. Explore Scrum in the context of a SAFe enterprise
  4. Describe the roles and responsibilities of the Scrum Master
  5. Identify the characteristics of an effective Scrum Master
  6. Experience PI planning and explore how to facilitate this event
  7. Experience a complete iteration
  8. Explore how to facilitate iteration planning, backlog refinement, team and system demos, and the iteration retrospective
  9. Identify ways to track iteration progress and foster collaboration and synchronization between the teams in the program
  10. Explore improvement at the Program level with the Inspect and Adapt workshop
  11. Identify the characteristics of a servant leader
  12. Experience coaching with powerful questions
  13. Identify ways to facilitate better meetings, foster team member collaboration, and manage conflicts

Prerequisites
There are no prerequisites to take this course. All stakeholders working in a Lean-Agile environment or transformation are welcome to attend.

Duration
2 days

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