Pre-Conference Training

Maximize your time at the SAFe Summit with Pre-Conference Training

Whether you’re just learning about SAFe, or are looking to develop your skills for a specific role, there are multiple learning opportunities for you at the SAFe Summit.

Space is limited so reserve your spot today for one of these 2 day training sessions

Pre-conference Training
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM | Monday-Tuesday, October 2-3

 

Gain knowledge in one of the following areas prior to Main Conference sessions:

  • Leading SAFe 4.0 with SA Certification
  • SAFe 4.0 Advanced Scrum Master with SASM Certification
  • SAFe 4.0 Product Manager/Product Owner with PMPO Certification
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Leading SAFe® 4.0 with SA Certification

cert_sa_100Leading the Lean-Agile Software Enterprise with the Scaled Agile Framework®

This two-day course teaches the Lean-Agile principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework®(SAFe®). You’ll learn how to execute and release value through Agile Release Trains, how to build an Agile Portfolio, and how to lead a Lean-Agile transformation at enterprise scale. You will gain an understanding of the Lean-Agile mindset and how to apply the principles and practices of SAFe to support Agile teams, programs, program portfolio management, and to coordinate large Value Streams.

Attending the class prepares you to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Agilist (SA). 

Prerequisites: 

All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended for those who intend to take the SA certification exam.

  • 5+ years experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product or project management
  • Experience in Scrum

Learn more about this course here >

SAFe 4.0 Advanced Scrum Master with SASM Certification

cert_sasm_100The next step in the Scrum Master’s learning path®

This two-day course prepares current Scrum Masters for their leadership role in facilitating Agile team, program, and enterprise success in a SAFe®implementation. The course covers facilitation of cross-team interactions in support of the program execution and relentless improvement. It enhances the Scrum paradigm with an introduction to scalable engineering and DevOps practices; the application of Kanban to facilitate the flow of value; and supporting interactions with architects, product management, and other critical stakeholders in the larger program and enterprise contexts. The course offers actionable tools for building high-performing teams and explores practical ways of addressing Agile and Scrum anti-patterns in the enterprise.

Attending the class prepares you to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master (SASM).

Prerequisites: 

Attendees of the SAFe SASM course are strongly suggested to have one of the following certificates: SAFe Scrum Master (SSM), Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), or Professional Scrum Master (PSM).

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SAFe 4.0 Product Manager/Product Owner with PMPO Certification

cert_pmpo_100Delivering customer value through effective execution and coordination of program increments in the enterprise

In this two-day course, you will learn how the roles of Product Manager, Product Owner, Solution Manager, and Epic Owner drive the delivery of value in the SAFe enterprise. You’ll get an overview of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®), the Lean-Agile mindset, and an understanding of how the Product Manager and Product Owner roles operate in the enterprise to drive the delivery of value. Finally, you will get an in-depth understanding of the specific activities, tools, and mechanics used to effectively deliver value to the enterprise.

By the end of this course, you should be able to write Epics, Capabilities, Features, and User Stories within the context of SAFe, and have a solid foundation for managing backlogs and programs in a Lean-Agile enterprise.

Prerequisites: 

One or more of the following prerequisites are recommended for students planning to attend this course and take the PMPO certification exam:

  • Leading SAFe 4.0
  • Leading SAFe Live Lessons 4.0
  • SAFe experience

Learn more about this course here >