Leading SAFe® (SA)

Official SAFe® 6.0 course with SAFe®6 Agilist (SA) certification. Delivered by Estratecno, Scaled Agile GOLD Transformation Partner, Inc.


Leading SAFe® offers you an introduction to the foundations of SAFe, and provides the principles and practices to confidently drive your Lean-Agile transformation. The course and resulting certification offer the guidance and tools to build a culture of resiliency and a shared language that engages employees and focuses on customers so that organizations can work with agility at scale.

Take a Leading SAFe course to discover how companies can build business agility, and how to make SAFe work inside your organization. You’ll come away with an understanding of how to align your entire organization around the same clear objectives, and how to improve the flow of value and work from strategy to delivery. You’ll learn what makes companies more customer-centric and how to run key SAFe alignment and planning events, like PI planning.

Includes the certification exam for the SAFe® Agilist (SA) certification

Who should attend?
  • Executives and Leaders, Managers, Directors, CIOs, and VPs
  • Development, QA, and Infrastructure Management
  • Program and Project Managers
  • Product and Product Line Management
  • Portfolio Managers, PMO, and Process Leads
  • Enterprise, System, and Solution Architects
What you will learn?

How to realize the benefits of SAFe, including:

  • How to establish Team and Technical Agility and organize around the flow of value
  • How to align massive organizations around clear, common objectives
  • How to participate successfully in critical SAFe events, such as PI Planning
  • How to adopt a customer-centric mindset
What you will get?
  • Course workbook and SAFe Studio access to help you prepare to take the certification exam, claim your digital badge, and tools to get started in your SAFe role
  • Remote learning via SAFe® Virtual Classrooms
  • One-year membership to SAFe® Studio with your first class attendance
    • Platform access to e-learning modules and curated members-only content to support your SAFe transformation
    • Member discussion forms to engage in ongoing conversations on the SAFe framework or how to better perform as part of an Agile Team
    • Curated content-playlists based on your interests and roles, including templated resources and facilitation guides to get you started
  • SAFe Agilist certification exam


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:
    • Miro
    • SAFe Collaborate
    • Easyretro
    • Trello…

The infrastructure and software are provided by Estratecno. Having a stable and high-speed internet connection and a computer with a microphone and a camera is enough. During the course, you will practice and learn to optimize work in distributed environments.


SAFe® official agenda

Lesson 1: Thriving in the Digital Age with Business Agility

  • Thriving in the digital age
  • SAFe as an operating system for Business Agility

Lesson 2: Building a Foundation with Mindset, Values, and Principles

  • The Lean-Agile Mindset
  • Lean thinking
  • Agile development
  • SAFe Core Values
  • Apply SAFe Principles

Lesson 3: Establishing Team and Technical Agility

  • Forming cross-functional Agile Teams
  • Built-in Quality
  • Organizing Agile Release Trains around the flow of value

Lesson 4: Building Solutions with Agile Product Delivery

  • Customer Centricity and Design Thinking
  • Prioritizing the ART Backlog
  • PI Planning
  • Develop on cadence; release on demand
  • Building a Continuous Delivery Pipeline with DevOps

Lesson 5: Exploring Lean Portfolio Management

  • Defining a SAFe portfolio
  • Connecting the portfolio to the Enterprise strategy
  • Maintaining the Portfolio Vision
  • Realizing the Portfolio Vision through Epics
  • Establishing Lean Budgets and Guardrails
  • Establishing portfolio flow

Lesson 6: Leading the Change

  • Leading by example
  • Leading the change

Lesson 7: Practicing SAFe


Everyone is welcome to attend the course, regardless of their experience. Nevertheless, the following skills and knowledge are highly recommended to successfully pass the SAFe® 5 Agilist (SA) certification exam:

  • 5+ years experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product or project management
  • Experience in Scrum
Certification and Exam
  • Format: web based, timed exam. Questions are structured in a multiple-choice, single-select format
  • Access: Through the SAFe Community Platform after the attendee has completed the Leading SAFe® course
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Number of questions: 45
  • Passing score: 80%
  • Language: English, Spanish
  • Second attempt cost: 50 USD


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