SAFe(tm) For Teams – With SAFe Practitioner Certification

SAFe® For Teams

Build the skills needed to become a high-performing team member of an Agile Release Train (ART)—and learn how to collaborate effectively with other teams—by becoming a SAFe® 5 Practitioner.

During this two-day course, gain an in-depth understanding of the ART, how it delivers value, and what you can do to effectively perform your role using Scrum, Kanban, and XP. Learn how to write stories and break down features, plan and execute Iterations, and plan Program Increments. Finally, learn about the continuous delivery pipeline and DevOps culture, how to effectively integrate with other teams in the program, and what it takes to continuously improve the train

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The following individuals will benefit from this course:

  • Typical participants in the class include:

    A Certified SAFe® Practitioner (SP) is a Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe) team member responsible for using Scrum, Kanban, and Extreme Programming (XP) in a SAFe environment. Key areas of responsibility include planning Program Increments and Iterations, breaking requirements into stories, developing incrementally with built-in quality, demonstrating value at a team and program level, and problem-solving impediments to drive relentless improvement.

     

  • Prerequisites

    All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience.

    However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended:

    • Familiarity with Agile concepts and principles
    • Awareness of Scrum, Kanban, and XP
    • Working knowledge of software and hardware development processes

     

Learning Goals

  • After this course, you should be able to:

    To perform the role of a SAFe® Practitioner, attendees should be able to:

    • Apply SAFe to scale Lean and Agile development in their enterprise
    • Know their team and its role on the Agile Release Train
    • Know all other teams on the train, their roles, and the dependencies between the teams
    • Plan iterations
    • Execute iterations and demonstrate value
    • Plan Program Increments
    • Integrate and work with other teams on the train
  • Topics Covered

    • Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
    • Building an Agile Team
    • Planning the Iteration
    • Executing the Iteration
    • Executing the Program Increment

About the Certified SAFe® Practitioner Certification

Overview

A Certified SAFe® Practitioner (SP) is a Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe) team member responsible for using Scrum, Kanban, and Extreme Programming (XP) in a SAFe environment. Key areas of responsibility include planning Program Increments and Iterations, breaking requirements into stories, developing incrementally with built-in quality, demonstrating value at a team and program level, and problem-solving impediments to drive relentless improvement.

SAFe® Certification Kit

  • Attendees who pass the exam will receive:

    Becoming a Certified SAFe® Practitioner requires an exceptional range of skills and is a career path for many servant leaders. Certification includes:

    • Certified SAFe® Practitioner PDF certificate
    • Certified SAFe® Practitioner digital badge to promote your accomplishment online
    • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform, which includes access to the SP Community of Practice
    • Access to Meetup groups and events that connect you with other certified SAFe professionals
    • A variety of learning resources to support you during your SAFe journey

What You Get

  • The class registration includes:

    • Attendee workbook
    • Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe® 5 Practitioner (SP) exam
    • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
    • Course certificate of completion. Attendees must attend both days of the course in order to qualify for the exam.

Will I get PDUs or SEUs?

  • Professional Development Units (PDUs) and Scrum Education Units (SEUs)

    • Attendees may be eligible to apply for 15 PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP and PMI-ACP certifications.
    • Attendees may be eligible to apply for SEUs under category C, toward earning or renewing their CSP through Scrum Alliance.

Interested in learning about the Scaled Agile Framework & becoming a Certified SAFe® Practitioner?
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