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Implementing SAFe 4.5 w/ SPC4 Certification - Copenhagen

Learn to build and execute the implementation rollout strategy of your organisation. This 4-day course will prepare you to lead an enterprise Agile transformation by leveraging the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®).
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Summary

You will learn how to effectively apply the principles and practices of SAFe®, including training and coaching teams, launching Agile Release Trains, and building and managing an Agile portfolio.
The first two days of the course— Leading SAFe—will provide you with the basis to teach SAFe to others, and if certified, you’ll be eligible to teach the Leading SAFe course. The next two days focus exclusively on implementing SAFe.

Certification is optional to attendees. Those who achieve SPC certification are authorized to license SAFe training materials.

THE COURSE PREPARES INTERNAL CHANGE AGENTS AND EXTERNAL CONSULTANTS TO

  • Lead an enterprise agile transformation
  • Implement the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe)
  • Train managers and executives in Leading SAFe and act as a SAFe Agilist (SA) certifying agent
  • Train teams in SAFe ScrumXP for teams and act as a SAFe Practitioner (SP) certifying agent

Learning goals

  • 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 by 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
  • Find the value streams around which to organize the enterprise’s Agile Release Trains
  • Prepare the organization and the teams to launch the trains
  • Run a Program Increment Planning Meeting
  • Interact at key program touch-points to “help keep the train on the tracks”
  • Run Inspect and Adapt workshops for continuous program improvement
  • Introduce the organization to the principles of program portfolio management and agile architecture
  • Grow the leadership skills necessary to support the transformation

Who should attend?

  • The course is intended for those who will be materially and directly involved in a SAFe adoption. This includes enterprise leaders, practitioners, change agents, and consultants responsible for implementing Agile programs and portfolios as part of an enterprise Lean-Agile change initiative, RTEs and Solution Train Engineers (STEs)
  • Program and project managers
  • Scrum Masters
  • Leaders and managers
  • Agile coaches
  • SAFe Program Consultants (SPCs)

Practical info

Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - Friday, April 5, 2019 2019
Time: 08:30 - 17:30
Price: 19800DKK – 22500DKK
Where:
BestBrains Academy
Prinsessegade 29A, 2rd. floor 1422 Copenhagen, Denmark + Google Map
Phone: +45 71992872

 

Early bird - Implementing SAFe 4.5 w/ SPC4 Certification -CPH April 201919.800 DKK

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  • Be aware that VAT will be added to the price above. Due to EU TAX law, VAT purposes as being supplies where performed. For example, if the place of supply is Denmark, Danish VAT is charged. EU delegates may recover the VAT depending on their circumstances.
  • Early bird is available until 30 days before a class
  • If you want to sign up 3 or more persons at the same time, or if you want to be charged by invoice: 
    event@bestbrains.dk.

SAFe® SPC Certification

SAFe® Certification
Attending the class prepares you to take the SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) exam. Those who attain their SPC certification will receive:

  • Access to license the course materials needed to train aspiring SAFe Agilists, SAFe Practitioners, and SAFe PM/POs
  • Access to no-cost license materials, videos, and artifacts that support launching Agile Release Trains
  • Inclusion in the SPC directory listing (optional)
  • Access to the private SPC LinkedIn Group
  • Attendees who pass the exam will receive:
    • An SPC4 certificate
    • Access to license the course materials needed to train SAFe Agilists, SAFe Practitioners, and SAFe PM/POs
    • One-year certified membership as an SPC4
    • SPC4 branding kit with the SPC certification mark

Annual renewal

Renewals are good for one full year from the date of certification and will require:

  • 160 hours of SPC consulting
  • Renewal fee: $895
  • 40 continuing education/outreach hour

Instructor

Carl Starendal is a SAFe Program Consultant Trainer and a contributor to the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). He is an experienced Lean-Agile leader, having served as a Lean-Agile coach at one of the world’s largest retailers and also been a key part of several multinational Lean-Agile transformations across a diverse range of industries spanning both software, hardware products as well as services. He frequently speaks about leadership and Lean-Agile transformations, and is a highly regarded trainer and facilitator having trained 1000+ leaders and managers over the years. Carl is also one of the key contributors to the SAFe RTE certification course and an official contributor to the SAFe Framework.

Carl Starendal
SAFe® Program Consultant Trainer and original creator of the SAFe RTE course.

The class was by far the most productive training I have ever been to. Literally, everything was directly related to my work and I have so much to bring back to the teams and organization. Fantastic topic, co-students and facilitation. Thank you Carl for a brilliant mix of teaching and coaching.

Torben Åstradsson

Nordea

Looking for more than just another Agile class?

Then you’ve found the right place. We want to take Agile training to the next level and believe that effective learning should be just as fun, interactive and inspiring as serious business and hard work. We’ve created a space, which is designed to meet the high expectations from our driven, creative trainers and consultants, and for you to feel comfortable, almost like home.

We are located only 2 minutes walk from Christianshavn Station and 12 minutes from Copenhagen airport (Kastrup) by metro.

Watch this video for more information.

Thank you for being such wonderful hosts – absolutely fantastic environment (+ delicious food) to support the learnings.- Sending my husband to the course asap!

Mia Golan

Nordea

If you are interested in this course, we suggest you to look into these articles as well:

Agilpodden och SAFe

Carl Starendal is talking to the hosts Dick och Erik from Agilepodden about the framework SAFe and how to use it pragmatically to create more value in organizations.

The big deal about small stuff ?

Waterfall and agile look at the economics of batch sizes from two conflicting paradigms and come to very different conclusions. In this blog post. Tomas Eilsø explores why some struggles with the agile paradigm of small batches.

Podcast with Dean Leffingwell

Dean Leffingwell is the man behind SAFe and has formulated, practised and implemented the framework more than anyone else. Bent Jensen, a partner in BestBrains Academy, interviews Dean about SAFe version 4.5.

Implementing SAFe 4.5 w/ SPC4 Certification - learn how to effectively apply the principles and practices of SAFe, including training and coaching teams, launching Agile Release Trains, and building and managing an Agile portfolio.
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