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.

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

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

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.

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?
Is there an additional cost for training materials?
NO. The cost of materials is included with the registration fee.

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