During this two-day course, attendees will gain an understanding of the Lean-Agile mindset, what it means to lead a Lean-Agile transformation, the knowledge necessary to lead a Lean-Agile enterprise by leveraging the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®), and learn how to build and support Agile teams and programs, empower a Lean Portfolio, build a Continuous Delivery Pipeline and DevOps culture, and coordinate large solutions. They will also learn and practice the skills for supporting and executing PI Planning events, and coordinating multiple Agile Release Trains (ARTs). They will develop a skillset that’s in demand worldwide—and empower their enterprises to succeed in a disruptive marketplace—when they become a SAFe® 4 Agilist (SA).
The following individuals will benefit from this course:
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
To perform the role of a SAFe® Agilist, attendees should be able to:
Understand the Five Core Competencies of the Lean Enterprise
Become a Lean-thinking manager-teacher
Apply the values and principles of a Lean-Agile Mindset
Apply SAFe’s Lean and Agile principles to the roles and practices of SAFe
Create high-performing teams by establishing mission and purpose
Lead the transformation with the SAFe Implementation Roadmap
Support PI Planning and the events associated with successful Program execution
Drive Release on Demand with the Continuous Delivery Pipeline
Establish alignment and execution with Strategic Themes and Lean Portfolio Management
Coordinate multiple Agile Release Trains and suppliers with a Solution Train
Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
Becoming a Lean-Agile Leader
Establishing Team and Technical Agility
Experiencing Program Increment (PI) Planning
Releasing on Demand with DevOps
Building Business Solutions and Lean Systems
Implementing Lean Portfolio Management
Leading the transformation
What Attendees Get
The class 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.
All 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 Agilist (SA) certification exam:
5+ years’ experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product, or project management
Experience in Scrum
SAFe Certification Kit
Attendees who pass the certification exam will receive:
SAFe Agilist certificate
A SAFe 4 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
Certifications expire one year from the date the certification is earned.
Renewal fee is $100
Philip Van Sickel is Director, Lean Agile & DevOps Services at CGI US. Seasoned IT veteran with 41 years of experience in the manufacturing and financial industries. He played multiple roles like CTO, Director, Program Manager, Data Manager in past. He is SPCT and trained SPCs in 5 countries since 2017. Have lead multiple enterprise agile transformations in the SAFe framework.
Nick Nagle is a Consultant within the Agile Practice at CGI in the Great Lakes Business Unit. He has extensive experience in the IT industry from Business Analyst to an agile program coach. Certified as an SPC 4.6, he has assisted in leading many Agile transformations/projects within the Gas and Oil, Government, and Retail industries.
Cancellation by CGI -
CGI reserves the right to cancel or reschedule a class at any time, including but not limited to, insufficient registrations, classroom or trainer unavailability, or if the trainer could not attend due to unforeseen circumstances.
You are advised to consult a CGI contact person prior to making any travel arrangements for a training.
CGI is not liable for any direct, indirect, consequential or special damages that may be incurred due to a cancellation of a scheduled class, including, but not limited to cancellation penalties owing to transportation or accommodation arrangements.
Registrants would not be charged for the training and would be offered full credit to a future workshop or full refund as per the wish of the registrant.
|Ticket Information ||Ticket Price |
| Leading SAFe - General || USD 1,295|