This is a 2-day live instructor-led online training. Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) is the most popular framework to scale agility across the entire organization. After attending this workshop the participants will gain insights and develop a clear understanding of how to develop a Lean-Agile enterprise using SAFe®. Learn about the underlying principles that help businesses achieve Business Agility.
To organize around flow of value you will learn how to build team and technical agility. Learn how to
leverage Design thinking so that customer centricity is maintained via an Agile Product Delivery.
Hands-on practice importance and how to execute Program Increment (PI) Planning events. Find out
how to better align strategic goals with execution by leveraging Lean Portfolio Management.
The following professionals will benefit from this course:
Our expert trainers are industry leaders with several years of hands-on experience
We provide real-world examples and practical cases to help you connect theory with practice at your work
We offer post training support to help you prepare for your exam with a 100% pass rate guaranteed
We offer our alumni 15% exclusive discount for any future training
Post training we offer free one hour consulting and four months email support to answer your exam, career and coaching queries
We deliver the best value in the market for certification training experience.
At the end of the course the participants will learn the below:
► Describe what is necessary to thrive in the digital age
► Recognize SAFe as an operating system for Business Agility
► Explore the seven core competencies of Business Agility
►Describe the value of a Lean-Agile Mindset including Lean Thinking and Agile Development
► Recognize the SAFe Core Values
► Apply the SAFe Lean-Agile principles
► Prepare to form cross-functional Agile Teams
► Describe Built-in Quality practices
► Recommend organizing around value with Agile Release Trains (ARTs)
► Describe the benefits of a Customer-centric culture
► Practice applying Design Thinking
► Prioritize the ART Backlog with weighted shortest job first (WSJF)
► Participate in a PI Planning simulation
► Explain the need to develop on cadence and release on demand
► Justify the need to build and maintain a Continuous Delivery Pipeline with DevOps
► Describe the purpose and elements of a SAFe portfolio
► Construct well-written Strategic Themes
► Employ the portfolio canvas to describe the current and future state
► Create Epic hypothesis statements to inform the Vision
► Distinguish traditional and Lean budgeting approaches
► Construct a Portfolio Kanban
► Explain the skills and behaviors necessary to lead by example
► Discuss techniques for leading successful change
► Recognize the steps in the SAFe Implementation Roadmap
The Training Calendar includes the cost for each course. For any inquiries regarding group bookings, private sessions, group discounts or promotional offerings, kindly email us at email@example.com and we shall be happy to assist you.
A. Lowest Price Guarantee: We ensure the most competitive pricing in the industry and will surpass any written offer.
B. Elite trainers: All our trainers are Subject Matter Experts within Agile Transformation, who are highly experienced industry leaders.
C. Interactive hands-on training: Our training is highly interactive, with ample opportunities to answer participants’ questions, practice practically and discuss concepts learned via real -life case studies and activities.
D. Career and Transformation post-training support: Our team of SAFe® certified experts are available to assist you with any exam, career, or coaching inquiries via free life-long email support.
The training fees include the below:
● Two- day Live Instructor-Led Online Training delivered via Zoom
● Post Training Exam support with almost 100% Exam Pass Rate
● Exam Fees & 1 year Certification Costs Included
● 1 Year Scaled Agile (SAFe®) membership Included
● 15% Discount on any future trainings booked with ValueX2
A SAFe® Agilist is a certified professional who has completed the Scaled Agile Framework certification exam, offered by the accreditation body Scaled Agile, Inc®. This certification equips individuals with the skills and knowledge needed to effectively handle the challenges of creating and delivering enterprise-level software, products and solutions keeping in mind customer-centricity and fast time to market. Certified SAFe® Agilists are equipped to guide organizations of all levels, including Portfolio, Program, Team, and large solutions, in their software and system development efforts.
Obtaining the Leading SAFe® certification demonstrates a candidate’s proficiency in:
● Implementing lean-agile principles to achieve Business Agility,
● Apply the SAFe® framework, and
● Apply the principles of the product development flow within value stream thinking.
By completing the Leading SAFe® course, professionals gain hands-on experience in utilizing the Scaled
Framework in their respective organizations.
The Certified Leading SAFe® (SA) course is open to anyone interested in learning about the SAFe® framework and developing the skills to apply it, with no prior qualifications required. However, those planning to take the
certification exam may find it beneficial to have at least 5 years of experience in areas such as software development, testing, business analysis, product management, or project management, as well as some
experience with Scrum.
When you register for the remote course, you will receive a digital workbook as part of your enrollment. ValueX2 via Scaled Agile Inc.® community platform will provide digital workbooks for all class participants and offer a wide range of online resources through the SAFe® community platform. You can also print a copy of your digital workbook by downloading a PDF to your computer and printing it as needed.
The training costs cover the cost of certification for one year. After 12 months have passed, you will need to renew your certification annually with Scaled Agile Inc®.
To renew your membership, please follow these steps:
a. Log in to the SAFe® Community
b. Click on the “Renew” button located next to your membership expiration date on the homepage
c. Review and select the membership level that best suits your needs from the options presented.
Renewing your certification is included when you renew your Certified Membership. You can find a link to your “My Certs" page on your SAFe® Community Platform homepage, where all your certifications will be
listed. The expiration date of your certification is based on the date of purchase. If you renew before the expiration date, you’ll be given 12 months from the listed expiration date, if you renew after the expiration
date, you’ll be given 12 months from the date of purchase. Note that you don’t need to take the exam again
to renew your membership.
You can renew your membership even if it has expired. Simply log in to the community portal and click the “Renew” button next to your expired membership. There are no penalties for renewing late and you won’t need
to retake any exams to maintain your certifications.
You can often renew certifications earned on older versions of the Framework, but no additional materials will be provided. It’s recommended to retake the most recent version of the course and get recertified. Check the ValuX2 Training Calendar for future training courses.
You can renew your SAFe® membership 120 days before it expires. Once you’re within 120 days of the expiration date, a “Renew” button will appear on the homepage next to the expiration date. Your membership must be renewed annually to stay active. If you have any certifications, they will be included in your Certified or SPC membership renewal at no extra cost.
Benefits of renewing your membership include:
● Continued access to your profile, certifications, and the SAFe® Community Platform
● Use of the Measure and Grow Assessments to evaluate your organization's SAFe® implementation
● Collaboration opportunities with other members on SAFe® Collaborate
● Participation in the SAFe® Community Forums
● Access to SAFe® Videos and Agile Basics E-learning for those new to SAFe® or needing a refresher
● Toolkits for running workshops, meet-ups, and checklists for meetings and events
● Updates page for information on new resources and benefits being released
● For certified members, an active certification includes a digital badge that can be displayed on your profile, showcasing your achievement and skills to your network.
The exam will last for 90 minutes.
Each exam consists of 45 questions.
The examination format shall consist of a selection of multiple-choice questions, wherein a single response is required for each inquiry or multiple responses may be required, ranging from two to three options. The minimum threshold for a passing grade shall be established at 35 out of 45, equating to a percentage of 77%.
The proficiency requirements for the Leading SAFe® (SA) examination are foundational, denoting a level of competence proportionate with possessing some degree of knowledge or hands-on familiarity. Individuals are capable of executing tasks, albeit with the necessity of guidance or assistance. Attending the training with ValueX2 will give you all the guidance, tips, and practice sample questions required to appear for the certification exam with confidence.
Upon the successful completion and attendance of your 2-day course, you will receive an email from Scaled Agile, Inc®. This email shall include a hyperlink that will take you to the portal of examination and include all the instructions to follow. Further if you have any difficulty accessing the portal or exam please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
No, you won’t be allowed to pause the test and you’ll only have 90 minutes to do it. You can open the window again right away if you unintentionally close it. You must contact email@example.com if you are unable to access the test for a prolonged period of time or lose your internet connection.
Upon the successful completion of the course, individuals shall be entitled to undertake the Leading SAFe® certification examination within a 30-day window, with the first attempt being offered at no expense.
To adequately prepare for the ValueX2 SPC certification examination, attending the online training offered by ValueX2 is an essential and mandatory step. Our company provides comprehensive support throughout the training and after its completion to assist with exam preparation.
In addition to the training, we highly recommend the following steps to enhance your understanding and readiness for the examination:
Familiarize yourself with the exam format by reviewing sample questions
A. Enhance your familiarity with the examination structure and level of difficulty by completing the practice test
which mimics the number of questions, time frame, and domain areas of the actual exam.
B. Review all course materials, including the learner workbook, course exercises, activities, and personal notes
that were taken during the training.
C. Familiarize yourself with the SAI Framework website, and review relevant articles.
For any additional inquiries, please do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, and our team will be
more than happy to assist you.
The exam is closed-book and can be passed easily with proper training. Our coaching and preparation activities aim to ensure success on the first attempt.
Access your Certificate by navigating to the Manage Profile and Professional Development section of our platform. Under the Certifications/Programs tab, locate the paper icon next to the desired Certification Name and click to download. Please be advised that when printing, some logos, and signatures may not appear on the certificate. To ensure all elements are visible, please make sure to select the option for “Background Colors and Images” in your printer settings.
Kindly refer to the ValueX2 Terms and Conditions for information regarding the refund policy. If you have any additional questions, please reach out to us via email at email@example.com and we will be happy to assist you.
It is possible to retake the assessment, however, a fee of $50 will be charged for each attempt. The option for a second attempt on the exam (first retake) can be utilized immediately following the initial attempt. For the third attempt, a waiting period of 10 days must be observed. A 30-day waiting period must be observed before attempting the exam for the fourth time.
If you take the exam within 30 days of completing the course, the cost of your first exam attempt is included in your registration fee. However, if you are unable to take the exam within this time frame, you can still access it and request a one-time courtesy extension from your Scaled Agile Community profile. To request the extension, you must wait until after your exam expires, and then follow these steps:
1) Log in to the SAFe Community
2) Select "Learn" and "My Learning" from the tabs at the top
3) Select "In Progress"
4) Select the course for the exam
5) At the bottom of the learning plan, click the blue “Extend time 2 weeks” button next to the exam
6) Agree to the terms of the extension.
This will give you an additional two weeks to complete the exam without charge. If you do not pass the exam or do not complete it within this time, you will need to purchase a retake. Note that you can only activate the extension one day after the original exam expiration date. This extension option is available for 30 days after the original exam window closes. If you are outside of this window, you will need to purchase an Exam Retake to complete the exam.
As part of your course registration fee, your first exam attempt is included, provided it is taken within 30 days after your instructor confirms your attendance. This 30-day exam window expires at 11:59 p.m. (23:59:59) in the time zone specified in your account settings. To view your time zone, please navigate to My Settings, then to Preferences, and make any necessary adjustments by clicking the Edit button at the bottom of the Preferences section. Remember to save and close your settings. Please note that it is important to ensure that you have
enough time to complete the exam before it expires, as any incomplete or in-progress exams will not be saved and additional time will not be provided.
As part of the course registration fee, your initial examination attempt is included, provided that it is taken within 30 days of your instructor’s confirmation of attendance. The 30-day examination period expires at 11:59 PM in the time zone specified on your account. An extension policy is available if required.
. To view your time zone, please navigate to My Settings, then to Preferences, and make any necessary adjustments by clicking the Edit button at the bottom of the Preferences section. Remember to save and close your settings. Please note that it is important to ensure that you have enough time to complete the exam before
it expires, as any incomplete or in-progress exams will not be saved and additional time will not be provided.
Upon completion of any certification course, the Project Management Institute (PMI) grants Professional Development Units (PDUs) and the Scrum Alliance grants Scrum Educational Units (SEUs) to the candidate. These units serve to acknowledge the professional’s participation and verify their understanding of Scrum principles and practices. In order to maintain your certification from the Scrum Alliance, it is necessary to acquire a specific number of SEUs every two years.
By participating in our 2-day Leading SAFe® training program, you have the opportunity to earn up to 14-16 Professional Development Units (PDUs) and 14-16 Scrum Educational Units (SEUs) credits. Additionally, attendees may be able to apply for 16 PDUs towards their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for certifications such as PMP, PgMP, and PMI-ACP. Through this training, you will earn a total of 16 PDUs and 16 SEUs
Professional Development Units (PDUs) and Scrum Education Units (SEUs) acknowledge your commitment to the Agile and Scrum community. These units are awarded by the Scrum Alliance and Project Management Institute(PMI) for your successful professional endeavors. The Scrum Alliance requires a certain number of SEUs to be earned in order to renew your certification every two years. The Project Management Institute offers PDUs on various certifications, with the exception of the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
certification, and expects a certain number of PDUs to be obtained to renew your certification every three years.
Additional information regarding Professional Development Units (PDUs) can be found in the frequently asked questions (FAQs) provided by the Project Management Institute (PMI)
To fully utilize SEUs for professional development, it is important to have all the necessary information. This
● The purpose and benefits of SEUs
● How to acquire SEUs
● The types of continuing education that qualify for SEUs
● How to calculate the value of an SEU for Scrum Alliance certifications
● The process for logging SEUs for Scrum Alliance certifications
● The relevance of recent SEUs
● How to determine the applicability of previously accumulated SEUs for Scrum Alliance certifications
● A list of resources provided by Scrum Alliance for SEUs
● Where to apply the SEUs that have been acquired
For further assistance on SEUs and PDUs, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
On February 10, 2021, the latest update, version 5.1, was successfully implemented for the latest version of SAFe®. The key features of this update include:
● An updated Big Picture, now at version 5.1
● New guidance for operational and development value streams to better support organizing around value, as per the top request from our customers
● ART and Team Topologies, patterns for organizing teams and ARTs to the prove flow
● New guidance on the DevSecOps technical skills and tools that drive the Continuous Delivery Pipeline
● Integrated Participatory Budgeting, a collaborative and dynamic process for allocating funding to value streams
● Additional guidance on applying Lean-Agile practices to business and technology domains, including a new SAFe® for Hardware article
For more detailed information, please visit the Scaled Agile website or email ValueX2 at email@example.com where we can connect you with an expert.
SAFe® 5 provides a framework for scaling Agile development to the enterprise level. It Includes guidance on applying Agile practices to large, complex projects. It focuses on Lean-Agile principles and practices and provides
a holistic approach to Agile development, including guidance on product development, program execution, and portfolio management.
Whereas SAFe® 5.1 builds on the foundation of SAFe® 5, with additional features and improvements. This includes an updated Big Picture (now at version 5.1) and provides new guidance for operational and development value streams to better support organizing around value. Moreover, it introduces Agile Release Train(ART) and Team Topologies, patterns for organizing teams and ARTs to improve the flow, and includes new
guidance on DevSecOps technical skills and tools that drive the Continuous Delivery Pipeline. SAFe® 5.1 introduces Integrated Participatory Budgeting, a collaborative and dynamic process for allocating funding to value streams, and offers additional guidance on applying Lean-Agile practices to business and technology domains, including a new SAFe® for Hardware article.In summary, SAFe® 5.1 is an updated version of SAFe® 5 that provides new features and improvements to help organizations better apply Agile practices to enterprise-level development.
If you have any further questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will be happy to assist you.