SAFe® for Government

Applying Lean-Agile Practices in the Public Sector with SAFe

More government agencies are adopting Lean-Agile practices to generate better results for stakeholders, including government and military personnel, contractors, and civilians. But how do you overcome legacy governance, contracting, and organizational barriers? How do you adapt private sector success patterns to the government context to deliver value faster?

In the SAFe® for Government course, you’ll learn how to apply Lean-Agile and SAFe practices in a government organization. So you can deliver projects with speed and quality. Improve collaboration with teams and stakeholders, mitigate risk, and make efficient use of taxpayer money.

SAFe® for Government answers the questions:

  • What are specific leadership behaviors that can drive successful organizational change in government?
  • How do I build high-performing, multi-vendor teams and Agile Release Trains (ARTs)?
  • How do I manage contracts and acquisition/procurement using Agile principles and practices?
  • How can I coordinate Agile at scale in a government and multi-vendor environment?

What’s included:

  • Course materials
  • Remote learning via SAFe® Virtual Classrooms
  • Access to SAFe® Collaborate, a visual online workspace
  • One-year membership to the SAFe® Community Platform
  • Access to content, tools, and resources you need to practice SAFe every day
  • SAFe for Government certification exam

SAFe® for Government Attendees learn:

  • How to apply Lean, Agile, and DevOps principles and practices in traditional government organizations and cultures.
  • How to adapt technology strategy, budgeting and forecasting, acquisition, compliance, and governance practices to flow-based practices using emerging government guidelines.
  • How to organize government programs into ARTs and execute in program increments (PIs), even in remote environments with distributed teams.
  • How to build an action plan to begin or accelerate a SAFe implementation in your program or agency.

Adapted for interactive remote learning with SAFe® Virtual Classrooms

SAFe® for Government

What people say about SAFe® for Government

“A good course that helped fill in all of the cracks (and gaping holes) in my practical knowledge of Agile and SAFe.”

What people say about SAFe for Government

“Great resources for a revolutionary way to do government.”

What people say about SAFe for Government

“SAFe is the example to do Agile projects and deliver value to the customer.”

SAFe® DevOps

Optimizing Your Value Stream

Delivering valuable solutions, faster, doesn’t involve just engineers developing software. It involves introducing a shared DevOps mindset among all the people who define, build, test, deploy, and release software-driven products.

The SAFe® DevOps course helps people in technical, non-technical, and leadership roles optimize their development value stream from end to end. Take this course with the rest of your cross-functional team to map your current value stream from concept to cash. Design a Continuous Delivery Pipeline that’s relevant to your business. And get the guidance and tools you need to work effectively in remote environments with distributed teams.

SAFe® DevOps answers the questions:

  • What is DevOps and how does it enable strategic business objectives?
  • What are the mindset, culture, and technical practices to successfully define, build, test, deploy, and release?
  • How do I use value stream mapping to measure flow and spot bottlenecks in the delivery pipeline?

What’s included:

  • Course materials
  • Remote learning via SAFe® Virtual Classrooms
  • Access to SAFe® Collaborate, a visual online workspace
  • One-year membership to the SAFe® Community Platform
  • Access to content, tools, and resources you need to practice SAFe every day
  • SAFe DevOps certification exam

SAFe® DevOps Attendees learn:

  • How to incorporate continuous testing and continuous security into the delivery pipeline.
  • How to integrate continuous exploration, integration, and deployment, and release value to end users on demand.
  • How to design and implement an actionable DevOps transformation plan tailored to your organization.
  • How to evaluate and improve your current state using tools like the DevOps Health Radar and Transformation Canvas.

Adapted for interactive remote learning with SAFe® Virtual Classrooms

SAFe® DevOps

What people say about SAFe DevOps

“Great course and useful for my job.”

What people say about SAFe DevOps

“It’s [a] very good course and [explains how] teams can deliver features fast to business users or end users.”

What people say about SAFe DevOps

“Good course and improves the DevOps knowledge.”

Leading SAFe®

Thriving in the Digital Age with Business Agility

New to the Scaled Agile Framework®? Leading SAFe® offers you an introduction to the foundations of SAFe, and provides the principles and practices to drive your Lean-Agile transformation with confidence. The course also offers the guidance and tools you need to lead effectively in remote environments with distributed teams.

Take a Leading SAFe course to discover how companies can build business agility, and how to make SAFe work inside your organization. You’ll learn how SAFe helps you improve quality, productivity, employee engagement, and time-to-market. You’ll come away with an understanding of how to align your entire organization around the same clear objectives, and how to improve the flow of value and work from strategy to delivery. You’ll learn what makes companies more customer-centric and how to run key SAFe alignment and planning events, like PI planning.

Leading SAFe® answers the questions:

  • What is SAFe?
  • What is business agility and how does SAFe support it?
  • How does an organization get started Scaled Agile Framework® ?

What’s included:

  • Course materials
  • Remote learning via SAFe® Virtual Classrooms
  • Access to SAFe® Collaborate, a visual online workspace
  • One-year membership to the SAFe® Community Platform
  • SAFe Agilist certification exam

Attendees learn:

  • How to realize the benefits of SAFe, including:
    • Boosting productivity.
    • Improving product quality.
    • Decreasing time to market.
    • Increasing employee engagement.
  • How to establish Team and Technical Agility and organize around the flow of value.
  • How to align massive organizations around clear, common objectives.
  • How to participate successfully in critical SAFe events, such as PI Planning.
  • How to adopt a customer-centric mindset.

Adapted for interactive remote learning with SAFe® Virtual Classrooms

Leading SAFe

What people say about Leading SAFe

“Very good course to follow the process for an organization or to apply to any of the domains or areas. Enjoyed the training with good case study and scenarios.”

What people say about Leading SAFe

“Great to get an overview of the fundamentals of SAFe and to learn by practical exercises.”

What people say about Leading SAFe

“This training is very useful. I was able to apply several principles at my work right away (adding business value to PI objectives, constructing a Program Board).”

What people say about Leading SAFe

“It covers a good range of the necessary foundations for embracing an Agile mindset and the tools necessary for implementing SAFe at scale. I’m really happy that it also embraces many of the modern philosophies and theories.”

What people say about Leading SAFe

“Nice journey through this powerful framework. I’d love to apply it in my current work.”

Implementing SAFe®

Achieving Business Agility with the Scaled Agile Framework

Ready to lead a Lean-Agile transformation? Need a deeper understanding of the Scaled Agile Framework? Looking to teach SAFe courses yourself?

Implementing SAFe® offers attendees the broadest level of insight into each layer of a SAFe implementation. This course is for you who wants to be a leader in a Lean-Agile transformation. You’ll get the guidance and tools you need to lead effectively in remote environments with distributed teams. The Implementing Scaled Agile Framework® course will help you understand the roles of each person in SAFe, and then plan and guide a SAFe transformation. You’ll learn how to identify value streams, launch agile release trains, and build a Lean-Agile portfolio. You’ll also practice the principles of Agile product management and product delivery. If you’re looking for a comprehensive and practical understanding of how to help an organization achieve business agility effectively, Implementing Scaled Agile Framework® is the right course for you.

Implementing SAFe® answers the questions:

  • How do I plan and coach a SAFe transformation?
  • How can you demonstrate your expertise in and promote business agility?
  • How do you build successful solutions using Agile product management principles and skills?

What’s included:

  • Course materials
  • Remote learning via SAFe® Virtual Classrooms
  • Access to SAFe® Collaborate, a visual online workspace
  • One-year membership to the SAFe® Community Platform
  • SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) Certification Exam

Implementing SAFe® Attendees learn:

  • How to coach a SAFe transformation.
  • How to launch Agile Release Trains.
  • How to identify Value Streams.
  • How to build solutions with Agile Product Delivery.
  • How to empower a Lean portfolio.
  • How to understand each role within a SAFe implementation.

Adapted for interactive remote learning with SAFe® Virtual Classrooms

Implementing SAFe®

What people say about Implementing SAFe

“It was a very qualitative, successful training! I had some fears upfront about the ‘online’ formula but that didn’t bother me after all!”

What people say about Implementing SAFe

“Terrific and challenging course that provides all the theoretical and practical knowledge required to build mastery in this domain. Delighted to join the club of SPCs.”

What people say about Implementing SAFe

“Enjoyed the course and the learning journey! Refreshed a lot of knowledge on agile development and added a lot of knowledge of its scaling potential. I am eager to apply my knowledge!”

What people say about Implementing SAFe

“I loved this class. Highly recommended to progress in your journey.”

SAFe® for Teams

Establishing Team Agility for Agile Release Trains

What does it mean to be part of an Agile team on an Agile Release Train (ART) that delivers value to customers? SAFe® for Teams covers the tactical skills to be a high-performing member of an ART. The course also gives you the guidance and tools you need to work effectively in remote environments with distributed teams. Get the most out of your learning experience by taking it in context with your team and other teams on your Agile Release Train.

SAFe for Teams will teach you all about your role on an Agile team and how your team works with others as part of an ART. You’ll learn how to plan and execute work, how to apply Scaled Agile Framework® and Agile principles, and how to continuously improve. Taking Scaled Agile Framework® for Teams with your team will empower all of you with the collective knowledge to collaborate effectively, do the best possible work, and hit the ground running before your next planning event.

SAFe® for Teams answers the questions:

  • How does an Agile team function inside of an ART?
  • How do we as an Agile team plan and execute iterations and the PI?
  • How do we work with other teams on the ART to effectively deliver value?

What’s included:

  • Course materials
  • Remote learning via SAFe Virtual Classrooms
  • Access to SAFe® Collaborate, a visual online workspace
  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
  • Access to content, tools, and resources you need to practice SAFe every day
  • SAFe® 5 Practitioner certification exam

Attendees learn:

  • Your role on the team and your team’s role on the ART.
  • How to apply SAFe principles to scale Lean-Agile delivery.
  • How to plan and execute iterations and PIs.
  • How to continuously improve the ART.

Adapted for interactive remote learning with SAFe® Virtual Classrooms

Safe for teams

What people say about SAFe® for Teams

“I really enjoyed the course. It’s changed my perception on ways of working for the better.”

What people say about SAFe for Teams

“The course provided me with invaluable knowledge to excel in my day-to-day job activities.”

What people say about SAFe for Teams

“I loved every single minute of it. Outstanding.”

What people say about SAFe for Teams

“I found the course to be very helpful and interesting, I can see and understand the need for SAFe after taking this course.”

What people say about SAFe for Teams

“This curriculum and training program were very well organized for those already knowledgeable and practicing Agile, as well as beginners.”

SAFe® Scrum Master

Applying the Scrum Master Role within a SAFe Enterprise

Are you curious about how to coach Agile teams to deliver maximum business value at scale? The SAFe® Scrum Master course covers the tactical skills to be an effective Scrum Master in a SAFe organization. And gives you the guidance and tools you need to work effectively in remote environments with distributed teams.

If you want to become a SAFe certified scrum master with the skills to help leading companies succeed with Agile and scrum, the SAFe Scrum Master course is for you. Learn how scrum masters empower and lead Agile teams. Understand how to facilitate Agile events like iteration planning, standups, and retrospectives. And discover how to help teams plan and complete their work. You’ll also learn the principles of servant leadership, so you can help develop high-performing, engaged, continuously improving teams in your own organization.

SAFe® Scrum Master answers the questions:

  • How do Scrum Masters facilitate planning and execution of work during a PI?
  • How do you coach and lead Agile teams inside a SAFe enterprise?
  • How do you become a servant leader to build a high-performing team?

What’s included:

  • Course materials
  • Remote learning via SAFe® Virtual Classrooms
  • Access to SAFe® Collaborate, a visual online workspace
  • One-year membership to the SAFe® Community Platform
  • Access to content, tools, and resources you need to practice SAFe every day
  • SAFe Scrum Master certification exam

Attendees learn:

  • How to facilitate Scrum events.
  • How to support PI execution.
  • How to coach teams to constantly improve.
  • How to implement DevOps for continuous flow and delivery.

Adapted for interactive remote learning with SAFe® Virtual Classrooms

SAFe® Scrum Master

What people say about SAFe® Scrum Master

“I enjoyed this [SAFe Scrum Master] SSM course so much, I feel like picking up an SSM role immediately.”

What people say about SAFe Scrum Master

“The course boosted my motivation and gave me many new insights into the role of a scrum master.”

What people say about SAFe Scrum Master

“A strong focus on how the scrum master can develop themselves, grow and help the teams become high-performing teams.”

What people say about SAFe Scrum Master

“Excelente curso. Gracias por la información, estaremos llevando todo esto a la práctica.”

SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master

Advancing Scrum Master Servant Leadership with SAFe

As a practicing scrum master in a SAFe® organization, you’ve got the tactical skills to coach Agile teams in delivering business value. Build on that strong foundation in the SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master course and discover how to facilitate success for Agile teams, Agile Release Trains (ARTs), and the organization. And get the guidance and tools you need to work effectively in remote environments with distributed teams.

Take your leadership skills to the next level. The SAFe Advanced Scrum Master course will give you the tools you need to improve your coaching and facilitation skills, avoid common missteps, and encourage relentless improvement. You’ll learn how to apply Lean, Kanban, DevOps, and SAFe principles to improve team and business outcomes. You’ll up-level your facilitation skills for key Agile and Scaled Agile Framework® events, whether they’re in person or across teams and time zones. And you’ll discover how communities of practice can support continuous improvement.

SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master answers the questions:

  • What’s the next step in my learning as a SAFe Scrum Master?
  • How can I improve my coaching and facilitation skills to support my team?
  • What are common anti-patterns to avoid when encouraging relentless improvement at scale?

What’s included:

  • Course materials
  • Remote learning via SAFe® Virtual Classrooms
  • Access to SAFe® Collaborate, a visual online workspace
  • One-year membership to the SAFe® Community Platform
  • Access to content, tools, and resources you need to practice SAFe every day
  • SAFe Advanced Scrum Master certification exam

Attendees learn:

  • How to apply SAFe principles to facilitate, enable, and coach in a multi-team environment.
  • How to adopt scalable engineering practices, Kanban, DevOps, and Agile architecture to optimize flow.
  • How to advance your facilitation skills for ART and team event planning, execution, and delivering end-to-end value.
  • How to build communities of practice to support high-performing teams and ART efficiency.
  • How to lead distributed teams effectively in remote environments.

Adapted for interactive remote learning with SAFe® Virtual Classrooms

Scum master : Scaled Agile

What people say about SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master

“Good content and great training for the aspirants who are moving towards an Agile Coach from a Scrum Master.”

What people say about SAFe Advanced Scrum Master

“I liked the team assignments and interactions in our training group the most.”

What people say about SAFe Advanced Scrum Master

“Course was very informative and dynamic.”

SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager

Delivering Value through Effective Program Increment Execution

What skills do you need to deliver value in a Lean enterprise? The SAFe® Product Owner and SAFe® Product Manager (POPM) course covers the tactical responsibilities of these roles in the Agile Release Train. The course also gives you the guidance and tools you need to work effectively in remote environments with distributed teams.

Learn how product owners and product managers should work together to achieve the best possible customer and business outcomes. The SAFe POPM course will teach you how to adopt a customer-centric approach to building products, using Scaled Agile Framework® to deliver more value, faster. Topics covered in this course include the daily role of POs and PMs; collaborating with engineering teams and business stakeholders; how to write epics, features, and stories; and how to design, prioritize, build, test, and deliver products with increased productivity and higher quality.

SAFe® POPM answers the questions:

  • How do POs and PMs plan and execute work during a PI?
  • How do you integrate a customer-centric mindset to deliver products customers want?
  • How do you connect SAFe Lean-Agile principles and values to the PO/PM roles?

What’s included:

  • Course materials
  • Remote learning via SAFe® Virtual Classrooms
  • Access to SAFe® Collaborate, a visual online workspace
  • One-year membership to the SAFe® Community Platform
  • Access to content, tools, and resources you need to practice SAFe every day
  • SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager certification exam

Attendees learn:

  • How to perform the role of a PO and a PM on a daily basis.
  • How to put the customer at the center of your design, build, and test process.
  • How to prepare for and lead PI Planning.
  • How to decompose Epics to Features and Features to Stories.
  • How to collaborate with Agile teams to forecast work.

Adapted for interactive remote learning with SAFe® Virtual Classrooms

SAFe® Product Owner / Product Manager

What people say about SAFe® POPM

“Much better context in how POs and PMs should work together as well as align on value delivery outcomes when implementing SAFe.”

What people say about SAFe POPM

“Enjoyed the course. Thought I knew a lot about Agile but went to a whole new level.”

What people say about SAFe POPM

“Best training and we had lots of discussions about practical scenarios during this training.”