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SAFe for Teams

SAFe for Teams with SAFe Practitioner (SP) Certification. Based on SAFe 4.6

Is your organization looking to employ the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) to implement agile process at scale? Are you a part of or plan to be a part of a SAFe Agile Team? If so, this course will introduce you to SAFe and prepare you to be an effective team member on a SAFe Agile Team.

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Description
  • Gain understanding of the Agile Release Train and how you can be an effective team member
  • Discover how to write stories and break down features, plan and execute iterations and plan Program increments
  • Learn about the continuous delivery pipeline and DevOps culture
  • Prepare yourself to take the SAFe 4 Practitioner Exam
 
Build your skills as a high-performing team member of an Agile Release Train (ART)—and learn how to collaborate effectively with other teams—when you become a SAFe® 4 Practitioner (SP). During this two-day course, you will gain an in-depth understanding of the ART, how it delivers value, and what you can do to effectively perform your role using Scrum, Kanban, and XP.

You will also learn how to write stories and break down features, plan and execute iterations, and plan Program Increments. Finally, you’ll learn about the continuous delivery pipeline and DevOps culture, how to effectively integrate with other teams in the program, and what it takes to continuously improve the train.
 
To perform the role of a SAFe® Practitioner, attendees should be able to:
  • Apply SAFe to scale Lean and Agile development in their enterprise
  • Know their team and its role on the Agile Release Train
  • Know all other teams on the train, their roles, and the dependencies between the teams
  • Plan Iterations Execute Iterations and demonstrate value
  • Plan Program Increments
  • Integrate and work with other teams on the train
 
Prerequisites
While there are no specific prerequisites for attending this course, Scaled Agile suggests that those who plan to take the associated SAFe Practitioner (SP) certification exam have the following qualifications:
  • Familiarity with Agile concepts and principles
  • Awareness of Scrum, Kanban, and XP
  • Working knowledge of software and hardware development processes

Exam Details
This course is a prerequisite for taking the SAFe Practitioner (SP) certification exam.
Name: SAFe 4 Practitioner
Exam Format: Multiple Choice, Multiple Select
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 SAFe for Teams 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 (76% passing score)
More Exam Details and Sample Test Questions

Upon successful completion of the exam, attendees will receive:

  • SAFe Practitioner certificate
  • A SAFe 4 Practitioner digital badge to promote your accomplishment online
  • A one-year certified membership as a SAFe Practitioner, which includes access to the SP Community of Practice
  • A SAFe Practitioner certification usage guide with SP certification marks
  • Access to a variety of learning resources to support certified professionals during their SAFe journey

 

Questions? 929.777.8102 [email protected]
Course Outline
1 Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework
1.1 Connect with the Scaled Agile Framework
1.2 Explore Lean, the Agile Manifesto, and SAFe Principles
1.3 Identify Scrum, Kanban and XP Practices
 
2 Building an Agile Team
2.1 Build your team
2.2 Explore the Scrum Master and Product Owner roles
2.3 Meet the teams and people on the train
 
3 Planning the Iteration
3.1 Prepare the Backlog
3.2 Plan the Iteration
 
 
4 Executing the Iteration
4.1 Visualize the flow of work
4.2 Measure the flow of work
4.3 Build quality in
4.4 Continuously integrate, deploy, and release
4.5 Control flow with meetings
4.6 Demonstrate value
4.7 Retrospect and improve
 
5 Executing the Program Increment
5.1 Plan together
5.2 Integrate and demonstrate together
5.3 Learn together

 

Dates
Mode
Location
Event
Venue
Call to Schedule
Anytime
Virtual Classroom
Your Location
Anywhere
Course Duration: 2 Days
Description
  • Gain understanding of the Agile Release Train and how you can be an effective team member
  • Discover how to write stories and break down features, plan and execute iterations and plan Program increments
  • Learn about the continuous delivery pipeline and DevOps culture
  • Prepare yourself to take the SAFe 4 Practitioner Exam
 
Build the skills needed to become a high-performing team member of an Agile Release Train (ART)—and learn how to collaborate effectively with other teams—by becoming a SAFe® 4 Practitioner (SP). During this two-day course, attendees will gain an in-depth understanding of the ART, how it delivers value, and what they can do to effectively perform their role using Scrum, Kanban, and XP. Participants will also learn how to write stories and break down features, plan and execute iterations, and plan Program Increments, as well as learn about the continuous delivery pipeline and DevOps culture, how to effectively integrate with other teams in the program, and what it takes to continuously improve the train.
 
Attending the class prepares individuals to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® 4 Practitioner (SP).
 
Learning Goals
To perform the role of a SAFe® Practitioner, attendees should be able to:
  • Apply SAFe to scale Lean and Agile development in their enterprise
  • Know their team and its role on the Agile Release Train
  • Know all other teams on the train, their roles, and the dependencies between the teams
  • Plan Iterations
  • Execute Iterations and demonstrate value
  • Plan Program Increments
  • Integrate and work with other teams on the train
 
Who Should Attend
The following individuals will benefit from this course:
  • Team members who apply Lean and Agile at scale
  • All members of an Agile Release Train preparing for launch
 
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® Practitioner (SP) certification exam:
  • Familiarity with Agile concepts and principles
  • Awareness of Scrum, Kanban, and XP
  • Working knowledge of software and hardware development processes
 
SAFe Certification Kit
Attendees who pass the certification exam will receive:
  • SAFe Practitioner certificate
  • A SAFe 4 Practitioner digital badge to promote your accomplishment online
  • A one-year certified membership as a SAFe Practitioner, which includes access to the SP Community of Practice
  • A SAFe Practitioner certification usage guide with SP certification marks
  • Access to a variety of learning resources to support certified professionals during their SAFe journey
 
Exam Details
Exam name – SAFe 4 Practitioner Exam
Exam format – Multiple choice, Multiple Select
Exam delivery – Web-based (single-browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed
Exam access – Candidates can access the exam within the SAFe Community Platform upon completion of the SAFe 4 Practitioner course

 

Questions? 929.777.8102 [email protected]
Course Outline
1 Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework
1.1 Connect with the Scaled Agile Framework
1.2 Explore Lean, the Agile Manifesto, and SAFe Principles
1.3 Identify Scrum, Kanban and XP Practices
 
2 Building an Agile Team
2.1 Build your team
2.2 Explore the Scrum Master and Product Owner roles
2.3 Meet the teams and people on the train
 
3 Planning the Iteration
3.1 Prepare the Backlog
3.2 Plan the Iteration
 
4 Executing the Iteration
4.1 Visualize the flow of work
4.2 Measure the flow of work
4.3 Build quality in
4.4 Continuously integrate, deploy, and release
4.5 Control flow with meetings
4.6 Demonstrate value
4.7 Retrospect and improve
 
5 Executing the Program Increment
5.1 Plan together
5.2 Integrate and demonstrate together
5.3 Learn together

 

Class Schedule

Sign-In/Registration 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
Morning Session 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Lunch 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Afternoon Session 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Times represent the typical daily schedule. Please confirm your schedule at registration.

Class Fee Includes

• Tuition
• Course notebook
• Letter of completion

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