SAFe Agilist (SA)
The SAFe Agilist certification program is aimed for executives, managers and agile change agents who are responsible for leading a Lean-Agile change initiative in a large software enterprise. This program validates their knowledge in applying Scaled Agile Framework, lean thinking and product development flow principles to an enterprise and lead the adoption of Scaled Agile Framework.
Programme and Course Overview
Module 1: Introduction to SAFe
Introduction to the Scaled Agile Framework.
Module 2: Lean Thinking
An overview of Lean Software Development and Product Development FlowÂ
Module 3: Agile Development
Application of Agile development in the enterprise context. Business Benefits.
Module 4: Â SAFe ScrumXP
An experiential walkthrough of "SAFeScrumXP", focusing on scalable technical, project management and economic prioritization practices that enable scaling to the program and portfolio level.
Module 5: Agile Release Train
Identification, implementation and execution of Agile Release Trains long-lived programs whereby teams-of-agile-teams optimize quality and velocity delivery for the enterprise larger value streams.
Module 6: Agile Portfolio Management
Agile transformational patterns for Strategy and Investment Funding, Program Management, and Governance.
Module 7: Agile Architecture
Principles of Agile Architecture, role of System and Enterprise Architects, and Architecting with Flow
Module 8: Scaling Leadership
Scaling Enterprise Lean-Agile leadership
- Attend the 2-dayÂ Leading SAFe course.
- Pass the SA exam (retakes are $50 and can be taken within 45 days or more after the previous exam).
- 5+ years of experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product or project management.
- Experience in Scrum.