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Leading SAFe® - 4.5 SAFe Agilist (SA)


This 2-day Leading SAFe 4.5 training class gives you the knowledge required to become a Certified SAFe Agilist and to lead an enterprise agile transformation using the Scaled Agile Framework.


2-Day Course

Date: Tuesday, April 17 – Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Time: 9:00 – 17:00
The course is taught in English
Price: 10,900 DKK / Early Bird 9,900 DKK (ex. VAT) Please note that the vat will be added to the price above.
Last date for Early Bird: March 5. 2018

Where:
BestBrains Academy P/S
Prinsessegade 29A, 2.
1422 København K

Please contact us: 
If you want to sign up 3 or more persons at the same time,
or if you want to be charged by invoice: event@bestbrains.dk.


The SAFe Scaled Agile Framework™  is an increasingly popular complete approach for large-scale, multi-team Agile projects and programs. It builds upon the use of Scrum and XP by Agile teams with specific Program practices and roles for Agile Architecture, Release Train Planning and management of the Product Vision, Roadmap and Program Backlog. At the overall Portfolio level, SAFe utilises concepts of Lean Thinking and Kanban for the management of Architectural and Business Epics within agreed Investment themes.


AGENDA

1. Intro to SAFe
Introduction to the Scaled Agile Framework™.

2. Lean Thinking
An overview of Lean Software Development and Product Development Flow.

3. Agile Development
Application of Agile development in the enterprise context. Business Benefits.

4. SAFe ScrumXP
An experiential walkthrough of "SAFe ScrumXP”, focusing on scalable technical, project management and economic prioritisation practices that enable scaling to the program and portfolio level

5. Agile Release Train
Identification, implementation and execution of Agile Release Trains — long-lived programs whereby teams-of-agile-teams optimise quality and velocity delivery for the enterprises larger value streams

6. Agile Portfolio Management
Agile transformational patterns for Strategy and Investment Funding, Program Management, and Governance.

7. Agile Architecture
Principles of Agile Architecture, role of System and Enterprise Architects, and Architecting with Flow.

8. Scaling Leadership
Scaling Enterprise Lean|Agile leadership.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

The Leading SAFe course is aimed at executives, managers, consultants, coaches and Agile change agents responsible for leading a Lean|Agile change initiative in a large software enterprise.

 

BY THE END OF THIS COURSE ATTENDEES WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Apply lean, agile and product development flow principles to improve productivity, employee engagement, time to market, and quality.
     
  • Apply the Scaled Agile Framework™ based on lecture, real-world examples, and insights by Scaled Agile experts.
     
  • Understand the skills necessary for an enterprise transformation based on the information and examples presented, and additional recommended readings and resources.
     
  • Gain insights into the leadership skill most effective in unlocking the intrinsic motivation of software development knowledge workers, and begin applying them in your context.

WHAT WILL YOU RECEIVE:

  • Two days of high quality instruction from a Scaled Agile accredited SPC and Leading SAFe trainer.
  • Scaled Agile "SAFe Agilist 4.5" certification.
  • 1 year's membership (upon successful completion of the SAFe Agilist exam)
  • Community membership including face-to-face and virtual networking and knowledge sharing opportunities, access to industry experts, special offers and invitations to special events

All course materials, which include a copy of the slide deck, exercises and case study.


INSTRUCTOR

Bent Jensen
Agile leadership coach and SAFe consultant, Partner in BestBrains.

 

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Bent Jensen is a pioneer in applying agile methods in Denmark and has been leading agile teams since 2000.  For the last 10 years Bent has been coaching and mentoring leaders and organizations to achieve the benefits of lean and agile thinking and methods, with clients in Denmark and internationally. He have assisted a large number and companies with transformation programmes, and supported Enterprises in their transformation to an Agile and Lean approach. Bent has always been focused on the intersect between self-organization and management, between efficient development and innovation and how to push the methods to their limits.


"Bent's knowledge and experience in Lean and Agile is excellent and he is a kind and patient man who seems to be truly passionate about teaching. It is always a pleasure to learn from Bent, both through courses and another contexts. “

Kenneth Lund, Knowledge Cube A/S

 

"The course provides a highly relevant introduction to SAFe, as a tangible and flexible framework for enterprise organizations seeking to use the principles of Lean and Agile to get more value out of IT developments.”

Allan Lundgaard Hamilton, Visma Consulting A/S


FURTHER INFORMATION

Date and time:
Tuesday, April 17 - 9:00-17:00 and Wednesday, April 18, 2018,  9:00 - 16:30.
Both days we will be serving a light breakfast from 8:30 AM.
The course will be taught in English.

Price:
10,900 DKK / Early Bird 9,900 DKK (ex. VAT) Please note that the vat will be added to the price above.
Last date for Early Bird: March 5. 2018
The price includes both days, SA-Certification, course materials, breakfast, lunch, fruit and coffee, tea etc..

Where:
BestBrains Academy P/S
Prinsessegade 29A, 2.
1422 København K

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