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Leading SAFe 4.5 - Scaled Agile Framework for Enterprise

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11 Portland Street


M1 3HU

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Course Description

In this two-day highly interactive course, you will gain the knowledge necessary to lead an enterprise agile transformation by leveraging the Scaled Agile Framework, 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 Lean Thinking, Agile Development, SAFe ScrumXP, Agile Release Train, Agile Portfolio Management, Agile Architecture, and Scaling Leadership.

This course is a requirement for those seeking certification as a Scaled Agile Framework Agilist (SA) (certification fees included in course fees).


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 from 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 the insights into the leadership skill most effective in unlocking the intrinsic motivation of software development knowledge workers, and begin applying them in your context.


  • Intro to SAFe: Introduction to the Scaled Agile Framing

  • An overview of Lean Software Development and Product Development Flow

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Agile Portfolio Management: Agile transformational patterns for Strategy and Investment Funding, Program Management, and Governance

  • Agile Architecture: Principles of Agile Architecture, role of System and Enterprise Architects, and Architecting with Flow

  • Scaling Leadership: Scaling Enterprise Lean|Agile


Who Should Attend

The following individuals will benefit from this course:

  • Executives and Leaders, Managers, Directors, CIOs, and VPs

  • Development, QA, and Infrastructure Management

  • Program and Project Managers

  • Product and Product Line Management

  • Portfolio Managers, PMO, and Process Leads

  • Enterprise, System, and Solution Architects

This course is a requirement for those seeking certification as a Scaled Agile Framework Agilist (SA) (Certification fees are included in course price).

What You Will Get

  • A two-day immersive learning experience facilitated by a highly respected Certified SAFe 4® Program Consultant

  • A printed and bound copy of the course materials to take away

  • Continental breakfast, a hot buffet lunch and refreshments throughout the day

  • Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe® 4 Agilist exam

  • One year membership to the SAFe Community Platform

  • Course certificate of completion

Attendees must attend both days of the course in order to be eligible for the exam.

The Trainer

Jon Spruce

Jon Spruce


The Venue

The Hatton (Venue)etc.Venues - The Hatton

A range of training, meeting and conference space across the 8th floor, with fantastic views over Manchester City and an abundance of natural light.

Located in the centre of Manchester Picadilly’s transport hub, it offers easy access to mainline and tram stations (in fact the tram stops right outside the door!)


2 days.

What Our Participants Say

Practice-oriented approach and flexible course (time for Q&A, attention to participants)” – András

“I really enjoyed the training and inspired me. I could already use some of the thoughts and models that were introduced during the training.” – Julia

“Very good interactive way of learning in a perfect atmosphere.” – Robert

“This probably was the most interesting and rewarding training that I ever followed.” – Jean Marie

“No slides (almost at all). Practice together with theory, was the best and effective approach”- Eduardo

I think that the course is educational and very practical since it’s mostly workshop-type of exercises” – Martin


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