Certified Leading SAFe®

Thriving in the digital age with Business Agility

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During this two-day course, attendees gain the knowledge necessary to lead a Lean-Agile enterprise by leveraging the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) and its underlying principles derived from Lean, systems thinking, Agile development, product development flow, and DevOps.

Participants in the class gain insights into mastering Business Agility in order to thrive in the competitive market. They discuss how to establish team and technical agility and organize and re-organize around the flow of value. They also learn and practice the skills for supporting and executing PI Planning events and coordinating multiple Agile Release Trains (ARTs). Participants in the class explore the importance of adopting a customer-centric mindset and design thinking approach to agile product delivery. Learners also develop an understanding for implementing a Lean Portfolio Management function in their enterprise.

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

Learning Goals

  • Lead the transformation to Business Agility with SAFe
  • Become a Lean-Agile Leader
  • Understand customer needs with Design Thinking
  • Enable Agile Product Delivery
  • Implement Lean Portfolio Management

What Attendees Get

  • Attendee workbook
  • Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe® 5 Agilist exam
  • One year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
  • Course certificate of completion

Attendees must attend both days of the course in order to be eligible for the exam.

Prerequisites

All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended:

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

Exam Details

Completion of this course gives you access to the exam and all related study materials as part of your Learning Plan in the SAFe Community Platform.

For more information about the exam and benefits of becoming a Certified SAFe professional, click the More Exam Details button.

  • Thrive in the Digital Age with Business Agility
  • Become a Lean-Agile Leader
  • Establish Team and Technical Agility
  • Build Solutions with Agile Product Delivery
  • Explore Lean Portfolio Management

Doğan Güneş

Enterprise Agile Coach I Mentor I Accredited Trainer

He graduated from Marmara University Computer Science and Engineering. He started his career at a pharmacy start-up.

After working as a software developer in Kuveyt Türk Participation Bank in technology infrastructure transformation, and working as Product Owner and Scrum Master in BSH Household appliances, he started to work at BSH as a Corporate Agile Coach in Germany.

While Doğan continues his coaching services, he also provides trainings and consultancy on Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), Large Scale Scrum (LeSS), Kanban, Scrum, Lean Portfolio Management in Europe.

Dogan has been working on dozens of teams in Kanban Method and Scrum Framework; He took part in the onboarding of 4 teams on SAFe and one experiment on LeSS. Doğan cares about creating and implementing a transformation roadmap with senior executives and developing the necessary skills within the organization.

Doğan has the following certificates:

Accredited Kanban Trainer (AKT), Certified SAFe 5.0 Program Consultant (SPC), Certified LeSS Practitioner, LPM, CSM, CSPO, KMP