• Virtual Delivery of this Course is Available
New to the Scaled Agile Framework®? Leading SAFe® offers you an introduction to the foundations of SAFe and provides the principles and practices to drive your Lean-Agile transformation with confidence. The course also offers the guidance and tools you need to lead effectively in remote environments with distributed teams.
Take a Leading SAFe course to discover how companies can build business agility, and how to make SAFe work inside your organization. You’ll learn how SAFe helps you improve quality, productivity, employee engagement, and time-to-market. You’ll come away with an understanding of how to align your entire organization around the same clear objectives and how to improve the flow of value and work from strategy to delivery. You’ll learn what makes companies more customer-centric and how to run key SAFe alignment and planning events, like PI planning.
Learning Topics - 15hrs
THRIVING IN THE DIGITAL AGE WITH BUSINESS AGILITY
» Thriving in the digital age
» SAFe as an operating system for Business Agility
» The seven core competencies of Business Agility
BECOMING A LEAN-AGILE LEADER
» The Lean-Agile Mindset
» Lean and Agile at scale with the SAFe principles
ESTABLISHING TEAM AND TECHNICAL AGILITY
» Forming cross-functional Agile teams
» Built-in quality
» Organizing Agile release trains around the flow of value
BUILDING SOLUTIONS WITH AGILE PRODUCT DELIVERY
» Customer centricity and design thinking
» Prioritizing the program backlog
» PI planning
» Develop on cadence; release on demand
» Building a continuous delivery pipeline with DevOps
EXPLORING LEAN PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT
» Defining a SAFe portfolio
» Connecting the portfolio to the enterprise strategy
» Maintaining the portfolio vision
» Realizing the portfolio vision through epics
» Establishing lean budgets and guardrails
» Establishing portfolio flow
LEADING THE CHANGE
» Leading by example
» Leading the change
» A path towards certification
What People Are Saying About Leading SAFe
The instructor knew the material and supplied plenty of real-life experience.
Real-world examples were especially helpful.
The instructor was able to call on a variety of real-world experiences which helped show the practical application of the course.