Tuesday, 11. February 2020, Atlanta Marriott Perimeter Center, NEW (SPC) : Implementing SAFe 5.0 (Atlanta)

from 11. February 2020 - 9:00
till 14. February 2020 - 17:00

Atlanta Marriott Perimeter Center

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Course Description
New Implementing a Lean-Agile SAFe® transformation in the enterprise with SAFe® 5 Program Consultant Certification. Based on version 5.0 of SAFe®.
During this four-day course, attendees will learn how to lead a Lean-Agile transformation by leveraging the practices and principles of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®), as well as the five core competencies of the Lean Enterprise. Attendees will also gain insights and practice how to coach programs, launch Agile Release Trains, build a Continuous Delivery Pipeline with DevOps culture, and a Lean Portfolio. The first two days of the course—Leading SAFe®—will provide them 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.
Becoming a Certified SAFe® 5 Program Consultant (SPC), and becoming a change agent, will enable attendees to coach and guide the enterprise to succeed in a disruptive marketplace and empower them to implement a Lean-Agile SAFe transformation 

Trainer Info
Dr. Wiselin Mathuram, is an Enterprise Agile/DevSecOps coach at Servicenow in Silicon Valley, California. He has nearly 20 years of experience building several complex technical systems. His unique style of hands on teaching makes him to stand out as one of the best in the field.
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Learning Goals
To perform the role of a SAFe® 5 Program Consultant (SPC), you should be able to: 


Lead an enterprise Lean-Agile transformation


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Implement the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®)


Build a Lean Portfolio


Align the organization to a common language and way of working


Perform Value Stream identification


Launch and coach Agile Release Trains


Coordinate multiple Agile Release Trains with a Solution Train


Build and execute an implementation rollout strategy


Configure the Framework for a specific enterprise context


Train managers and executives in Leading SAFe®


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


Attending the class prepare you to take the SAFe® 5 Program Consultant (SPC) exam. Those who attain their SPC certification will receive:


Access to license the course materials needed to train aspiring SAFe® Agilists, SAFe® Practitioners, and SAFe® PM/POs


Access to no-cost license materials, videos, and artifacts that support launching Agile Release Trains


Inclusion in the SPC directory listing (optional)


Access to the private SPC LinkedIn Group


Topics Covered
Leading SAFe® - Days 1 and 2


Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework®


Becoming a Lean-Agile Leader


Creating High-Performing Teams and Trains


Experiencing Program Increment (PI) Planning


Releasing on Demand with DevOps


Building a Lean Portfolio


Leading the Transformation


Implementing SAFe® - Days 3 and 4


Reaching the SAFe® Tipping Point


Designing the Implementation


Launching an ART


Coaching ART Execution


Extending to the Portfolio


Sustaining and Improving


Becoming an SAFe® 5 Program Consultant (SPC)


About the Exam


What You Get
The class registration includes:


Attendee workbook


Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe 5 Program Consultant (SPC) exam


One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform


Course certificate of completion


Audience and Certification Details
The course is intended for those who will be materially and directly involved in a SAFe® adoption. This includes enterprise leaders, practitioners, change agents, and consultants responsible for implementing Agile programs and portfolios as part of an enterprise Lean-Agile change initiative. Attendees typically include:


Professional Services Consultants


Internal Change Agents, Lean-Agile Center for Excellence (LACE) participants, Agile Working Group


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


Prerequisites
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® 5 Program Consultant certification exam and practice as a SAFe® 5 Program 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


Duration
4 Days
Annual Renewal
Membership renewals are one year from the date certification is earned


Renewal fee: $895


Exam Details


Exam name – SAFe 5 Program Consultant Exam.


Exam format – Multiple choice.


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 Implementing SAFe course.


Exam duration – Once the exam begins, candidates have 120 minutes (2 hours) to complete the exam.


Number of questions – 60.


Passing score – 45 out of 60 (75% pass rate).


Language – English.


Exam cost – First exam attempt is included as part of the course registration fee if the exam is taken within 30 days of course completion. Each retake attempt costs $250.


Retake policy – Second attempt on exam (first retake) can be done immediately after first attempt. Third attempt requires a 10-day wait. Fourth attempt requires a 30-day wait. Contact support@ any retake questions.


FAQs
We also provide a significant discount if we conduct training for 7 or more at your workplace. For information, call 408-601-0422

Does our registration fee include lunch and breakfast?
YES!
Is there an additional cost for training materials?
NO. The cost of materials is included with the registration fee.

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