Leading the Agile Enterprise with the Scaled Agile Framework™

Introduction to SAFe™

The Leading the Agile Enterprise with the Scaled Agile Framework™ training course will teach you the techniques and best practices to effectively lead an enterprise Agile transformation, through the use of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe).

The SAFe combines the principles and practices from Scrum, Lean Thinking and SP to create a framework for you to use to attain better, faster and cheaper project delivery. You will learn how the framework supports Lean Thinking, Agile Development, SAFe ScrumXP, Agile Release Train, Agile Portfolio Management, Agile Architecture, and Scaling Leadership.

If you are an executive, manager, organizational leader, or Agile transformation agent who will lead the Lean|Agile change initiative within the enterprise, this course will help you succeed in this transformation.

If you are seeking the Scaled Agile Framework Agilist (SA) certification, this course is a requirement. To attain the SA Certification, attendees require:


  • Over 5 years of experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product or project management.
  • Experience in Scrum
  • Pass the SA Exam (retakes are $50 and can be taken 90 days or more after the previous exam).

Course Summary

Learn to use SAFe effectively in enterprise Agile transformation.
Skill Level: 
Learning Style: 

Hands-on training is customized, instructor-led training with an in-depth presentation of a technology and its concepts, featuring such topics as Java, OOAD, and Open Source.

Hands On help
2 Days
Productivity Objectives: 
  • Apply principles from lean, agile, Scrum and product development flow that will improve software development productivity, enhance employee engagement, reduce time to market, and improve software quality
  • Apply the Scaled Agile Framework
  • Understand what skills are necessary for a successful enterprise transformation
  • Comprehend the leadership skills most effective in tapping into the intrinsic motivation of people contributing to software development

What You'll Learn

In the Leading the Agile Enterprise with the Scaled Agile Framework™ training course you’ll learn:

  • Introduction to SAFe
    • SAFe Overview
    • SAFe Roots
    • Agile Teams
    • Scale to the Program & Portfolio Level
    • SAFe Core Values
  • Lean Thinking
    • House of Lean
    • Product development flow
    • Value stream mapping
  • Agile Development
    • Predictive vs. empirical process
    • Agile process movement
    • Agile Manifesto review
    • Value delivery with agile
    • Business benefits
  • SAFe Scrum/XP
    • Scrum/XP introduction
    • DBT team
    • Roles in Scrum
    • Backlogs & capacity planning
    • Relative sizing with story points
    • Backlog grooming
    • User stories
    • Sprint goals & commitment
    • Sprint execution
    • Sprint demo
    • Sprint retrospective
  • Agile Release Train
    • Value streams
    • Defining the Agile Release Train
    • Releasing based on demand
    • Developing a roadmap
    • Prioritizing for optimal ROI
    • Release planning
    • Continuous alignment & coordination
    • Release tracking
    • Inspect & adapt
  • Agile Portfolio Management
    • Agile Program Portfolio Management
    • Rethinking strategy & investment funding
    • Rethinking Program Management
    • Rethinking Governance
  • Agile Architecture
    • Principles of agile architecture
    • Architecture runway
    • Simplicity in architecture
    • Coding & modeling
    • Testing architecture
    • Innovation for architecture
    • Implement architectural flow
  • Scaling Leadership
    • Leadership styles
    • Motivation on agile teams
    • Agile team self-assessment
    • Powerful questions

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