About the Course

Become a leading agent for change—and enable your enterprise to succeed in a disruptive marketplace—when you certify as a SAFe® 4 Program Consultant (SPC). During this four-day course, you’ll learn how to lead a Lean-Agile transformation by leveraging the practices and principles of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®).
You will learn how to effectively coach programs, launch Agile Release Trains, build a continuous delivery pipeline and DevOps culture, and empower a Lean Portfolio. The first two days of the course—Leading SAFe®—will provide you with the basis to teach SAFe to others. The final two days focus exclusively on what it takes to successfully implement SAFe 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 a Lean-Agile Enterprise

  • Empowering a Lean Portfolio

  • Building Large Solutions

  • Reaching the SAFe Tipping Point

  • Designing the Implementation

  • Launching an ART

  • Coaching ART Execution

  • Extending to the Portfolio

  • Sustaining and Improving

  • Becoming an SAFe 4 Program Consultant (SPC)

Learning Objectives 

  • To perform the role of a SAFe® Program Consultant (SPC), you should be able to:

  • Lead an enterprise Lean-Agile transformation

  • Implement the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)

  • Empower with a Lean Portfolio

  • Align the organization to a common language and way of working

  • Perform value stream identification

  • Launch and support Agile Release Trains and coordinate large solutions

  • Build and execute an implementation rollout strategy

  • Configure the Framework for a specific enterprise context

  • Train managers and executives in Leading SAFe®

  • Act as a SAFe® 4 Lean-Agile Leader (SL) certifying agent

  • Continue your learning journey and become enabled to train other SAFe roles in the enterprise