Extended Education

Leading SAFe: Leading the Lean|Agile Enterprise with the Scaled Agile Framework™

Organization

ScrumCenter GmbH

  • Course

    Date: 12-13 November, 2014
    Location: Budapest, Hungary

    Regular Price: 1190 € + VAT
    Early Price: 1010 € + VAT expires 15 October, 2014

    In this two-day course, you will gain the knowledge necessary to lead an enterprise agile transformation by leveraging the Scaled Agile Framework, and its underlying principles of lean thinking, and product development flow. You will leave with an understanding of how the principles and practices of the framework support Lean Thinking, Agile Development, SAFe ScrumXP, Agile Release Train, Agile Portfolio Management, Agile Architecture, and Scaling Leadership.

    This course is a requirement for those seeking certification as a Scaled Agile Framework Agilist (SA) (certification fees included in course).

    By the end of this course, attendees will be able to:

    • 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

  • Details

    Date: 12-13 November, 2014
    Location: Budapest, Hungary

    Venue:
    ACHAT Premium Hotel Budapest
    TBD
    Budapest, Hungary
    http://www.sprintconsulting.com/workshops/radical-management/

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    Regular Price: 1190 € + VAT
    Early Price: 1010 € + VAT expires 15 October, 2014

    Notes

    The Trainer

    Simon Roberts MBA is an experienced Scrum coach, Certified Scrum Trainer and Scaled Agile Framework Program Consultant. He has been using Scrum and helping organisations to adopt Scrum since 2002 and using agile/lightweight methods since the end of the 1990s. He has in-depth experience in introducing and coaching Scrum in large, medium and small organisations. His recent experience includes working with large telcos, financial institutions (insurance and banking) and game development companies.

     
  • Agenda

    The course consists of eight modules:

    1 Intro to SAFe

    Introduction to the Scaled Agile Framing

    An overview of Lean Software Development and Product Development Flow

    3 Agile Development

    Application of Agile development in the enterprise context. Business Benefits.

    4 SAFe ScrumXP

    An experiential walkthrough of "SAFe ScrumXP”, focusing on scalable technical, project management and economic prioritization practices that enable scaling to the program and portfolio level

    5 Agile Release Train

    Identification, implementation and execution of Agile Release Trains — long-lived programs whereby teams-of-agile-teams optimize quality and velocity delivery for the enterprises larger value streams

    6 Agile Portfolio Management

    Agile transformational patterns for Strategy and Investment Funding, Program Management, and Governance

    7 Agile Architecture

    Principles of Agile Architecture, role of System and Enterprise Architects, and Architecting with Flow 

    8 Scaling Leadership

    Scaling Enterprise Lean|Agile leadership

  • Who Should Attend

    Executives, managers and Agile change agents responsible for leading a Lean|Agile change initiative in the larger software enterprise.

    This course is a requirement for those seeking certification as a Scaled Agile Framework Agilist (SA) (included in course price).