Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe)


The latest version, SAFe® 5.0, is built around the Seven Core Competencies of the Lean Enterprise that are critical to achieving and sustaining a competitive advantage in an increasingly digital age. Mastery of these seven core competencies enables enterprises to achieve the agility needed to successfully respond to volatile market conditions, changing customer needs, and emerging technologies.

We provide public & in-house training & workshops on SAFe®, so please email us at info@agilevisa.com for any such needs.
Disclaimer - Scaled Agile Framework® and SAFe® 5.0 are trademarks of Scaled Agile, Inc.

Leading SAFe with SA Certification

Leading SAFe with SAFe® Agilist Certification


During this two-day course, attendees gain the knowledge necessary to lead a Lean-Agile enterprise by leveraging the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) and its underlying principles derived from Lean, systems thinking, Agile development, product development flow, and DevOps.

Participants in the class gain insights into mastering Business Agility in order to thrive in the competitive market. They discuss how to establish team and technical agility and organize and re-organize around the flow of value. They also learn and practice the skills for supporting and executing PI Planning events and coordinating multiple Agile Release Trains (ARTs).

Attending the class prepares individuals to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Agilist (SA).
SAFe for Teams

SAFe for Teams with SAFe® Practitioner Certification


Build the skills needed to become a high-performing team member of an Agile Release Train (ART) - and learn how to collaborate effectively with other teams - by becoming a SAFe® 5 Practitioner.

During this two-day course, gain an in-depth understanding of the ART, how it delivers value, and what you can do to effectively perform your role using Scrum, Kanban, and XP. Learn how to write stories and break down features, plan and execute iterations, and plan Program Increments. Finally, 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.

Attending the class prepares individuals to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Practitioner (SP).

SAFe Scrum Master

SAFe Scrum Master with SAFe® Scrum Master Certification


In this two-day course, attendees gain an understanding of the role of a Scrum Master in a SAFe enterprise. Unlike traditional Scrum Master training that focuses on the fundamentals of team-level Scrum, the SAFe Scrum Master course explores the role of the Scrum Master in the context of the entire enterprise, and prepares attendees to successfully plan and execute the Program Increment (PI), the primary enabler of alignment throughout all levels of a SAFe organization. This includes learning the key components of Agile at scale development, how Scrum is facilitated throughout the enterprise, and how to execute Iteration Planning.

Attendees discover how to build high performing Agile teams by becoming a servant leader and coach, and how to coach those teams to deliver the maximum business value at scale.

Attending the class prepares individuals to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Scrum Master (SSM).
SAFe Advanced Scrum Master

SAFe Advanced Scrum Master with SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master Certification


This two-day course prepares current Scrum Masters for their leadership role in facilitating Agile team, program, and enterprise success in a Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) implementation.

The course covers facilitation of cross-team interactions in support of program execution and relentless improvement. It enhances the Scrum paradigm with an introduction to scalable engineering and DevOps practices, the application of Kanban to facilitate the flow of value, and supporting interactions with architects, product management, and other critical stakeholders in the larger program and enterprise contexts. The course also offers actionable tools for building high-performing teams and explores practical ways of addressing Agile and Scrum anti-patterns in the enterprise.

Attending the class prepares individuals to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master (SASM).

SAFe Release Train Engineer

SAFe Release Train Engineer with SAFe® RTE Certification


Facilitate and enable end-to-end value delivery through Agile Release Trains (ARTs) - and learn how to build a high-performing ART by becoming a servant leader and coach - when you become a SAFe® 5 Release Train Engineer (RTE).

During this three-day course, gain an in-depth understanding of the role and responsibilities of a Release Train Engineer (RTE) in the SAFe enterprise. Through experiential learning, examine the RTE role in a Lean- Agile transformation. Learn how to facilitate ART processes and execution, coach leaders, teams, and Scrum Masters in new processes and mindsets. Explore how to prepare, plan, and execute a Program Increment (PI) planning event, the primary enabler of alignment throughout all levels of a SAFe organization.

Attending the class prepares individuals to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Release Train Engineer (RTE).
SAFe Product Owner / Product Manager

SAFe Product Owner / Product Manager with SAFe® PO/PM Certification


Develop the skillsets needed to guide the delivery of value in a Lean enterprise by becoming a SAFe® 5 Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM). During this two-day course, attendees gain an in-depth understanding of how to effectively perform their role in the Agile Release Train (ART) as it delivers value through Program Increments.

Attendees explore how to apply Lean thinking to decompose Epics into Features and Stories, refine Features and Stories, manage Program and Team backlogs, and to plan and execute Iterations and Program Increments. Attendees also discover how the Continuous Delivery Pipeline and DevOps culture contribute to the relentless improvement of the ART.

Attending the class prepares individuals to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® PO/PM (POPM).

SAFe DevOps

SAFe DevOps with SAFe® DevOps Practitioner Certification


To compete in a disruptive global market, every organization needs to deliver valuable technology solutions at the speed of business. This requires a shared DevOps mindset among all the people needed to define, build, test, deploy, and release software-driven systems - not just the engineers operating a CI/CD pipeline.

The two-day, interactive course helps people across technical, non-technical, and leadership roles work together to optimize their value stream from end to end. Attendees will learn what DevOps is, why it is important to every role, and design a continuous delivery pipeline that is tailored to their business. Attendees work in cross-functional teams to map their current state value stream from concept to cash, identify major bottlenecks to flow, and build an actionable implementation plan that will accelerate the benefits of DevOps in their organization.

Attending the class prepares individuals to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® DevOps Practitioner (SDP).
SAFe Lean Portfolio Management

SAFe Lean Portfolio Management with SAFe® LPM Certification


In this three-day workshop style course, attendees gain the practical tools and techniques necessary to implement the Lean Portfolio Management functions of Strategy and Investment Funding, Agile Portfolio Operations and Lean Governance.

Participants in the course have the opportunity to capture the current and the future state of their portfolio with the Portfolio Canvas tool and identify important business initiatives for achieving the future state. Participants also explore methods to establish portfolio flow with the Portfolio Kanban and prioritize initiatives for maximum economic benefit. The course also provides insights on how to establish Value Stream Budgets and Lean Budget Guardrails and measure the Lean portfolio performance..

Attending the class prepares individuals to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® LPM (LPM).