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SAFe® For Teams Training

Become A Certified SAFe® Practitioner (SP)

The two-day course goes well beyond Scrum. It teaches Lean thinking tools, roles, processes, and the software engineering practices necessary to achieve the code quality you need to scale Scrum to your enterprise business context.

You will learn to apply

SAFe, Lean, and Agile—The SAFe framework, Lean principles, and the Agile process movement.

Team structure—High performing Agile teams, the scrum master role, and the Product Owner roles. At scale, teams, Scrum Masters, and Product Owners have additional responsibilities and challenges.

Building Backlogs—Writing user stories and other backlog items, sizing and prioritizing, and writing acceptance criteria. At scale, team backlogs are part of the enterprise backlog model for integrating with the program and portfolio.

Sprint execution—Planning, backlog grooming, tracking, demoing, and continuous improvement. At scale, these include team-level and program-level ceremonies and events.

Agile technical practices—Strategies to avoid "waterfalling” a sprint, TDD, ATTD, automated testing, and continuous integration.

Launching the Agile Release Train (ART) Preparation for the first program-level Release Planning Meeting

Cost: R11 550,00 Excl Vat


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About the trainer

Shane Mphahlele

Shane has considerable Lean and Scaled Agile experience with various financial services organizations including both Standard Bank and Old Mutual. Shane has worked across multiple geographies; from South Africa to Nigeria; from Kenya to the DRC  – to form, train and empower teams to deliver consistently high results.
These have seen him recognized for his ability to impact change – notably winning the Mark of Excellence IT award for his coaching impact at Standard Bank in 2019.

Recently, Shane has been an integral member of the MyOldMutual Africa teams that have been formed to deliver a wide variety of products and services to consumers in market in the digital channels of their choice. He has coached teams in East, West and Southern Africa to achieve impressive business results.
Shane has a passion for all things Lean and Agile and is known to focus on ensuring that he brings all of his business & IT stakeholders on the Agile transformation journey with him.

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SAFe for Teams

Date: July 2023
Facilitator: Mo

"Motlhanka was understanding and manages to keep the class engaged, whilst facilitating the class online.” “Able to address questions and could relate topics to practical examples.” “He was able to answer all questions and made a person think about where we are not applying the agile methodology and how to improve on it.”