Official SAFe® 5 course with SAFe®5 Program Consultant (SPC). Delivered by Kegon. Hosted by Estratecno.
SAFe Scaled Agile Framework® is a methodological support for Agile/Scrum in all types of projects, specifically including large projects and project schedules that are developed by multiple properly orchestrated agile teams.
This certified training provides the necessary knowledge to understand and lead the Agile transformation within an organization taking as a reference the guidelines and tools provided by SAFe® (Scaled Agile Framework).
Michele Lanzinger has studied business administration at the Università Cattolica in Milan and the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management. He has worked in several management and strategy consulting firms in Europe, as well as founded and supported some startups across different sectors. Since 2014, Michele has focused on agile transformation using the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). He is currently SPCT SAFe Strategic Advisor on Scaled Agile, and helps international SAFe partners like Estratecno to officially train professionals from all types of companies to implement business agility. Michele speaks fluent Italian, English, German and Spanish.
Ángel Galán is Senior Certified Scaled Agile - SAFe Program Consultant v5.1 (SPC) at Estratecno (SAFe Gold Partner) with more than 1,600 certified SAFe students. He is specialized in Lean/Agile transformations using the SAFe framework in large and medium-sized companies. He is a SAFe Trainer (Leading, RTE, LPM, SSM, POPM, DevOps, etc.), transformation consultant, organizer of the official SAFe meetups in Spain, designer of workshops and other Lean / Agile training. He has taught more than 60 official SAFe courses in the last 3 years.
What you will get?
32 hours of training in remote mode. Virtual Classroom with live classes by videoconference
Team of 2 trainers with extensive international experience in SAFe implementations
Workbook – Official Manual
Preparing for the certification exam
Fees and registration for the SAFe 5 Program Consultant (SPC) exam
One year of SAFe Community Platform membership
Certificate of completion of the course (Students must attend the 5 days of the course to be able to take the exam)
Who should attend?
This course is intended for those who will be materially and directly involved in a SAFe implementation. This includes practitioners, change agents, and consultants responsible for implementing Agile programs and portfolios as part of an enterprise Lean-Agile change initiative. Attendees typically include:
Professional Services Consultants
Internal Change Agents, Lean-Agile Center for Excellence (LACE) participants,Agile Working Groups
Business and Technology Executives, Leaders, Managers, and Directors
Portfolio Managers and Fiduciaries, Project/Program Management Office(PMO) personnel
Development, QA, and IT Managers
Program and Project Managers
Product and Product Line Managers
Process Leads and Lifecycle Governance personnel
Enterprise, System, and Solution Architects
What you will learn?
To perform the role of a SAFe® Program Consultant (SPC), attendees should be able to:
Lead an enterprise Lean-Agile transformation
Implement the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
Build a Lean Portfolio
Align the organization to a common language and way of working
Perform Value Stream identification
Launch and coach Agile Release Trains
Coordinate multiple Agile Release Trains with a Solution Train
Build and execute an implementation rollout strategy
Configure the Framework for a specific enterprise context
Train managers and executives in Leading SAFe®
Continue their learning journey and become enabled to train other SAFe roles in the enterprise
How the training is delivered?
Live virtual classroom.
Expert trainers and facilitators in online training.
Breakout rooms for teamwork.
Virtual Campus with LMS (Learning Management System) platform for the study material, tests, forums, and complementary materials.
Collaborative tools for exercises, practices and simulations. Each of them is carefully selected and adapted to the course using:
Leading SAFe® – Days 1-3
Thriving in the digital age with business agility
Becoming a Lean-Agile leader
Establishing Team and Technical Agility
Building solutions with Agile Product Delivery
Exploring Lean Portfolio Management
Leading the change
Implementing SAFe® – Days 3-5
Reaching the tipping point
Designing the implementation
Launching an Agile Release Train
Coaching ART Execution
Extending to the portfolio
Accelerating to business agility
Becoming an SPC
All stakeholders in a Lean-Agile transformation are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended for those who intend to take the SAFe® 5 Program Consultant exam and practice as a Certified SAFe® 5 Program Consultant (SPC):
5+ years of experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product, or project management
3+ years of experience in Agile
One or more relevant Agile certifications
Certification and Exam
Exam Name: SAFe 5 Program Consultant
Exam question format: multiple options
Exam development: online modality (single browser), closed book, without external assistance and timed
Exam Access: Candidates can access the exam within the SAFe Community platform upon completion of the Implementing SAFe course
Exam Duration: Once the exam begins, candidates have 120 minutes (2 hours) to complete it
Number of questions: 60.
Pass grade: 45 out of 60 (75% pass rate).
Exam Fee: The first exam attempt is included as part of the course fee if the exam is taken within 30 days of course completion. Each exam retake costs $250
Retake Policy: The second exam attempt (first retake) may be taken immediately after the first attempt. The third attempt requires a 10-day wait. The fourth attempt requires a 30-day wait. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions about retaking the exam
Early Bird (until 06/04/2022): €2,750
Standard (As of 06/04/2022): €2,950
Discount for employees of other Scaled Agile Partners*: Gold Partner 20% – Silver Partner 15% – Bronze Partner 10%
Group discounts for students from the same organization: 3 attendees 5% discount; 5 or more attendees 7.5% discount*
* Discounts NOT cumulative or applicable to the Early Bird rate
Estratecno is SAFe® Gold Transformation Partner of Scaled Agile since 2019. We have trained and certified more than 1,500 professionals from different countries and sectors (Amongst them Aerospace, Automotive, Banking, Chemical, Defense, Education, Government, Healthcare, IT, Insurance, Pharmaceuticals, Retail, Technology, Telecommunications, Transportation, Utilities, Construction, Consulting, E-commerce, Oil & Gas, Shipping & Distribution…)