Leading SAFe®(SA)

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. 

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The Leading SAFe® (Also called as SAFe® Agilist or SA) certification training program teaches the Lean-Agile principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework. You will 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. SAFe® Agilist trainings are delivered by SAFe® Program Consultants (SPC) who are certified and authorized to deliver the above course. Attending the class prepares you to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Agilist (SA) test.

Course Description

The SAFe Agilist is the very first significant introduction into the secure concepts and constructs. The qualification is awarded after passing a test, for which you can prepare with the two-day training course 'Leading SAFe.' As the name suggests, Leading SAFe is suggested for individuals who will 'lead' a Lean-Agile business and have to become acquainted with the framework at a critical level.

Leading Secure goes into the Scaled Agile Structure and its underlying principles as originated from Lean, systems thinking, Dexterous growth, item advancement flow, design thinking, Lean Portfolio Management, and DevOps. It likewise provides the Lean-Agile leader the understanding required to support and take part in a PI Planning event and understand the job of one or numerous Agile Release Trains (ARTs).

₹42000 ₹52500


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Digital Age and Business Agility

  • Thriving in the digital age
  • SAFe as an Operating System for Business Agility
  • Core competencies of Business Agility

Lean-Agile Leaders

  • Lean-Agile Mindset
  • SAFe Core Values
  • SAFe Lean-Agile Principles

Team and Technical Agility          

  • Cross-functional Agile Teams
  • Built-in Quality
  • Organizing around value with ARTs

Agile Product Delivery

  • Customer-centric culture
  • Design Thinking
  • ART Backlog and WSJF
  • PI Planning
  • Develop on Cadence; Release on Demand
  • Continuous Delivery Pipelines with DevOps

Lean Portfolio Management          

  • SAFe Portfolio
  • Strategic Themes
  • Portfolio canvas
  • Epic hypothesis statements
  • Traditional and Lean budgeting approaches
  • Portfolio Kanban

Leading the Change          

  • Lead by example
  • Lead the change
  • SAFe Implementation Roadmap


  • 2 days of high quality instruction from a Scaled Agile accredited SPC

  • Copy of Course Material

  • 1 year’s membership (upon successful completion of the SAFe Agilist exam)

  • 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.

  • For Scrum Alliance members, Attendees may be eligible to apply for 15 SEUs under category C, towards earning or renewing their CSP-SM, CSP-PO, A-CSM, A-CSPO, CSM, CSPO through Scrum Alliance.

  • After the training, participants will be able to apply SAFe to scale Lean and Agile development in their enterprise

  • Support the execution of Agile Release Trains

  • Coordinate large Value Streams

  • Manage a Lean-Agile Portfolio

  • Align the organization to a common process mode

  • Configure the Framework for your context

  • Unlock the intrinsic motivation of knowledge workers

  • Support a Lean-Agile transformation in your enterprise

Who Can Attend

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. Having 5+ years experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product or project management experience in Scrum will really benefit.

  • 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

  • External consultants and managers

Frequently Asked Questions

A Certified SAFe® Agilist (SA) is a Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe) enterprise leadership professional who is part of a Lean-Agile transformation. This role guides the organization in adopting Scaled Agile framework by utilizing SAFe Values, principles in improvement agile/ lean culture by embracing agile, Lean, Scrum, Devops.

Executives and Leaders, Managers, Directors, Development, QA, program and project managers, product and product line managers.

Yes, You need to clear the SAFe Agilist (SA) Exam to get this credential.

Anyone is welcomed to join this workshop. However, It will be good to have 5+ years of experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product or project management along with Agile / Scrum Experience.

We share pre-training material and links before the training. Participant's handout for SAFe Agilist are provided on day 1 of the classroom session itself.


SAFe Agilist Certification Details

Upon successful completion of this training class, delegates will be eligible to take the online Scaled Agile. You can write SAFe Agilist exam within 30 days. SA6 = 36 out of 45 (80% passing score). Certified SAFe Agilist will have the option to appear on the Certified SA directory and have access to the Scaled Agile Academy LinkedIn community. Exam retakes are $50 and can be taken 30 days or more after the previous exam. Annual renewal requires 10 continuing education/outreach hours and currently costs $100 payable to the Scaled Agile Academy.

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