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Leading SAFe Training with SAFe Agilist Certification, Mississauga, Canada

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Nov 30 9:00AM - 5:00PM

*** Workshop conducted by an expert trainer, who also provides advanced SAFe training ***

This course will prepare you to achieve SAFe Agilist (SA) certification, master skillsets that are in demand worldwide, and empower your enterprise to succeed in today's disruptive marketplace.

Summary

During this two-day course, youll learn the principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), how to execute and release value through Agile Release Trains, and what it means to lead a Lean-Agile transformation at enterprise scale. You will gain an understanding of the Lean-Agile mindset and why its so effective in todays adapt-or-die marketplace. Youll also get practical advice on supporting Agile teams and programs, empowering a Lean Portfolio, building a continuous delivery pipeline and DevOps culture, and coordinating large solutions. Develop a skillset thats in demand worldwideand empower your enterprise to succeed in a disruptive marketplacewhen you become a SAFe 4 Agilist (SA).

Attending the class prepares you to take the exam and become a certified SAFe 4 Agilist (SA)

Learning Goals

To perform the role of a SAFe 4 Agilist, you should be able to:

  • Apply SAFe to scale Lean and Agile development in your enterprise
  • Recognize and apply a Lean-Agile Mindset and principles
  • Continuously explore, integrate, deploy, and release value
  • Empower with a Lean Portfolio
  • Coordinate the development of large solutions
  • Enhance your Lean-Agile leadership skills
  • Support a Lean-Agile transformation in your enterprise

Topics Covered

  • Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Embracing a Lean-Agile Mindset
  • Understanding SAFe Principles
  • Experiencing Program Increment (PI) Planning
  • Exploring, Executing, and Releasing Value
  • Leading the Lean-Agile Enterprise
  • Empowering a Lean Portfolio
  • Building Large Solutions

What You Get

The class registration includes:

  • Attendee workbook
  • Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe 4 Agilist exam
  • One year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
  • Eligibility to apply for 15 PDUs to help maintain certifications such as PMP, PgMP
  • Eligibility to apply for 15 Scrum Alliance SEUs (Category C) upon completion of the course

Attendees must attend both days of the course to be eligible for the exam.

Who Will Benefit?

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

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

Exam Details

  • Name: SAFe 4 Agilist Exam
  • Format: Multiple Choice
  • Delivery: Web-based (single-browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed
  • Access: Candidates can access the exam within the SAFe Community Platform upon completion of the Leading SAFe course
  • Duration: Once the exam begins, candidates have 90 minutes (1.5 hours) to complete the exam
  • Number of Questions: 45
  • Passing Score: 34 out of 45 (75% passing score)

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 SAFe 4 Agilist (SA) certification exam:

  • 5+ years experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product, or project management
  • Experience in Scrum

Cancellation Policy:

In the event a participant wishes to cancel registration, refund will be issued for cancellations greater than 15 days from the start of the course. For cancellations 15 days or less from the start of the course, registrants may change to future course or different location of equal or lesser value.

All classes are not guaranteed to make. Classes can be cancelled due to low enrollment or any unforeseen reason. The Daily Agile is not responsible for any kind of reimbursements for travel expenses due to cancelled classes. We recommend that you contact us for course status before booking any travel accommodations. In the event a class is cancelled by Daily Agile, all ticket holders are entitled to a full refund for their ticket purchase.

For more information, contact us at: info@dailyagile.com or visit us at: www.DailyAgile.com

Instructor: Manish Thakkar (SPC, CSM, PMP, MS-IT)



Manish Thakkar, a SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) Program Consultant with 20 plus years of experience in global IT application development and leadership, offers SAFe certification training and coaching in Agile practices for superior product development, in both IT and Non-IT organizations. Manishs training delivery consistently meets the goal of providing world class training and guidance to help organizations achieve higher levels of software quality, and team productivity, while increasing your customer satisfaction.

Manish has an extensive experience in Information Technology projects and he has progressively advanced into leading large, complex and strategic initiatives. Manish brings in a wealth of global experience from wide variety of industries including Financial, Insurance, Consulting, Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Retail, Sales and Marketing.

Manish also holds CSM (Certified Scrum Master), PMI-ACP (Agile Certified Practitioner), and PMP (Project Management Professional) and a degree in Masters of Computing (Information Technology) from Australia.

Client's Feedback:

"Manish is an amazing SAFe instructor. His understanding of the subject and delivery with a diverse group of members was great. Manish was detailed, with real-life examples in delivering the course content while being patient with the many questions and examples of our own from various lines of business. I would highly recommend Manish for SAFe training. Thank you Manish."

"Manish is an excellent instructor. Having been a Senior Scrum Master for a while, I was very impressed with his depth of knowledge & experience. He was able to discuss both Theory & practice equally well that kept the class engaging. I'll surely be going back to take more courses with Manish in the future."

"Manish led a great 2-day intensive Leading SAFe 4.5 course which I attended recently. I have a lot of experience as an Agile coach and was a little weary of my time being wasted, especially on a weekend and on my coin. But thanks to Manish's in depth knowledge, his ability to adjust time spent on topics based on the audience, his impressive time management and his willingness for the class to get into some free-form discussions where we shared experiences of things that worked or didn't work, I was not only not dissapointed but really felt it was time well spent. I have extensive training experience myself and give Manish high marks for his skills and recommend him for any SAFe training (or any other training on any topic he is well versed in)."

"I took "SAFe Agilist (Leading SAFe for Leaders and Managers)" training with Manish. Taking training with Manish was an excellent experience. Manish is very knowledgeable and have a very strong presentation skills. He is very dedicated and committed to his students during and after the training until they get certified. Manish conducted the demos required in the curriculum, linking the explained topics and broadening our horizons. I highly recommend taking training with him."

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