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Leading SAFe® – Certified SAFe® 5.1 Agilist (SA)

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NextUp’s two-day certified Leading SAFe® 5.1 training provides an overview of how to develop a Lean-Agile mindset and apply the principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®). You will gain the knowledge and skills to support Agile teams, programs, and program portfolio management in the implementation of SAFe. This class provides information on how to coordinate and lead a Lean-Agile transformation at an enterprise scale.

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This course prepares individuals to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® 5 Agilist (SA). The SAFe 5 Agilist exam comprises 45 multiple choice questions and students must earn a minimum score of 77% to pass. The certification is governed and maintained by Scaled Agile. More information about the SAFe 5 Agilist exam can be found here.

Who Should Attend

While anyone is welcome to attend NextUp’s Leading SAFe class, the class is geared towards the following roles:
executives and leaders, developers, QA team members, infrastructure management program and project managers, product and product line management, portfolio managers, process leads, and solution architects.

What’s In It For You

Attract more recruiters and command a higher rate of pay.

Claim 16 Scrum Alliance Scrum Education Units (SEUs).

Claim 14 Project Management Institute (PMI) Professional Development Units (PDUs).

What You’ll Learn

This class includes information about creating high-performing teams, leading a SAFe transformation with SAFe’s implementation roadmap, supporting PI planning, driving release on-demand with the continuous delivery pipeline, and coordinating multiple Agile release trains. The full course outline includes:

  • Introduction to the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Becoming a Lean-Agile leader
  • Establishing team and technical agility
  • Experiencing Program Increment (PI) planning
  • Releasing on-demand with DevOps
  • Building business solutions and Lean systems
  • Implementing Lean portfolio management
  • Leading the transformation


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Also Included In This Course:

All course materials and the certified SAFe 5 Agilist (SA) exam fee

A certificate of course completion from Scaled Agile

One-year membership to the SAFe community platform

Dedicated customer support and scheduling flexibility

Access to NextUp’s original content like blogs and webinars as well as trainer office hours