SAFe® for Teams

  • 2 day(s)Duration
  • MDP3001aCourse Code
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Course description

Build the skills needed to become a high-performing team member of an Agile Release Train (ART) — and learn how to collaborate with other teams — by becoming a SAFe® 4 Practitioner (SP). During this two-day course attendees will gain an in-depth understanding of the ART, how it delivers value, and what they can do to effectively perform their role using Scrum, Kanban, and XP.

Participants will also learn how to write stories and break down features, plan and execute iterations, and plan Program Increments. Finally, they’ll learn about the continuous delivery pipeline and DevOps culture, how to effectively integrate with other teams in the program, and what it takes to continuously improve the train.

Who should attend

Attending this class prepares participants to take the certified SAFe® Practitioner (SP) exam.

Prerequisites

All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended for those who intend to take the SAFe® Practitioner (SP) certification exam:

  • Familiarity with Agile concepts and principles
  • Awareness of Scrum, Kanban, and XP
  • Working knowledge of software and hardware development processes

Course Objectives

  • Apply SAFe to scale Lean and Agile development in your enterprise.
  • Know your team and its role on the Agile release train.
  • Know all other teams on the train, their roles, and the dependencies between the teams.
  • Plan iterations.
  • Execute iterations and demonstrate value.
  • Plan program increments.
  • Integrate and work with other teams on the train.

Key Takeaways

  • Eligibility to take the SAFe® Practitioner (SP) exam.
  • One-year certified membership as a SAFe® Practitioner upon passing the exam.
  • Attendees may be eligible to apply for 15 PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute┬« (PMI®) for PMP®, PgMP®, and PMI-ACP® certifications.
Course Outline
  • Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Building an Agile Team
  • Planning the Iteration
  • Executing the Iteration
  • Executing the Program Increment