This 4-day course is offered by Dean Leffingwell and Scaled Agile Academy (a division of Scaled Agile, Inc.) and is intended for consultants and Agile working group leaders who want to deploy the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) as part of an enterprise-wide Agile transformation.
Attendees must have a minimum of 10 years of experience in software development (15-20 preferred), at least five of which have been spent in Agile development environments (XP, Scrum, DSDM, Lean, Kanban, OpenUP) in a management, team lead, or project manager role. Relevant certifications, such as Scrum Alliance, Certified Agile Professional, Scrum.org, Lean and DSDM are strongly desired.
Class Size Limit: 25 (Minimum 15)
This certification course provides the foundation for adopting the Scaled Agile Framework within an enterprise, portfolio, or program. Delivered by the world's most experienced Scaled Agile practitioners, including Dean Leffingwell, creator of the Scaled Agile Framework, this course will teach you how to effectively plan and run an Agile Release Train and successfully prepare an organization for an Agile transformation.
Leading the Lean|Agile Enterprise with the Scaled Agile Framework™
In the first two days, you will gain the knowledge necessary to lead an enterprise agile transformation by leveraging the Scaled Agile Framework, and its underlying principles of lean thinking, and product development flow. You will leave with an understanding of how the principles and practices of the framework support Agile Teams, Agile Programs, Agile Program Portfolio Management and Agile Architecture.
The course consists of six modules:
the Scaled Agile Framework:
Launching Agile Release Trains with Agile Portfolio and Architectural Guidance
In the next two days, you will gain the knowledge needed to identify, plan, and implement SAFe programs with Agile Release Trains. Further, you’ll have the briefings, artifacts and templates you need to identify the value streams, prepare the organization, launch agile programs, plan and execute the major events, and implement effective processes and measures for continuous program improvement.
In addition, to help prepare the enterprise for scaled agile implementation, you’ll receive a half-day introduction to advanced topics in Program Portfolio Management, Agile Architecture, and Lean|Agile Leadership.
The course consists of five modules:
(Note: The agenda details are subject to change)
** Get the early bird rate of $2,795 if you register a month before the start date! **
$2995.00 per attendee.
Early Bird Registration - By 09-23-2012 $2795.00 per attendee