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All stakeholders in a Lean-Agile transformation are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended for those who intend to take the SAFe® Practice Consultant (SPC) 6.0 certification exam and practice as a SAFe® Practice Consultant (SPC): 

– 5+ years of experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product, or project management 
– 3+ years of experience in Agile 
– One or more relevant Agile certifications

Excl VAT and is inclusive of exam.

Duration of course: 4 days 

Certification included: Yes, attendee needs to write the exam.

Course overview:
Become a leading agent for change—and enable your enterprise to succeed in a disruptive marketplace—when you certify as a SAFe® Practice Consultant (SPC) 6.0. During this four-day course, you will learn how to lead a Lean-Agile transformation by leveraging the practices and principles of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®).

You will also gain insights and practice how to coach programs, launch Agile Release Trains, build a Continuous Delivery Pipeline with 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 leaders. The final two days focus exclusively on what it takes to successfully implement SAFe in the enterprise.

Who should attend? 

– Professional Services Consultants 
– Internal Change Agents, Lean-Agile Center for Excellence (LACE) participants, Agile Working Groups 
– Business and Technology Executives, Leaders, Managers, and Directors 
– Portfolio Managers and Fiduciaries, Project/Program Management Office (PMO) personnel 
– Development, QA, and IT Managers 
– Program and Project Managers
– Product and Product Line Managers 
– Process Leads and Lifecycle Governance personnel 
– Enterprise, System, and Solution Architects  

What you’ll learn:
To perform the role of a SAFe® Practice Consultant (SPC), you should be able to:

– Lead an enterprise Lean-Agile transformation 
– Implement the Scaled Agile Framework 
– 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® 

Topics covered: 

Leading SAFe Days 1–2: 

– Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework 
– Embracing a Lean-Agile Mindset 
– Understanding SAFe Principles 
– Creating High-Performing Teams and Programs 
– Experiencing Program Interval (PI) Planning 
– Exploring, Executing, and Releasing Value
– Leading a Lean-Agile Enterprise 
– Empowering a Lean Portfolio 
– Building Large Solutions 
– About the Exam 

Implementing SAFe Days 3–4:  

– Reaching the SAFe Tipping Point 
– Designing the Implementation 
– Launching an ART 
– Coaching ART Execution 
– Extending to the Portfolio 
– Sustaining and Improving 
– Becoming a SAFe® Practice Consultant (SPC)

Eligibility to train others in SAFe:
As a SAFe® Practice Consultant (SPC), you can continue the learning journey by achieving validation to license and teach SAFe courses. Courses available for validation are:  

– Leading SAFe® 
– SAFe® for Teams 
– SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager 
– SAFe® Scrum Master 
– Advanced SAFe® Scrum Master 
– SAFe® Release Train Engineer (additional requirements apply)