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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.

  • Length: 2 days
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Form: 50% lectures / 50% workshops
  • Enrolment: Training on demand for groups
  • Logistics: At the customer’s premises (on-site) or anywhere else
SAFe for Teams is a training dedicated to agile teams (working using Scrum, Kanban or ScrumBan) working under the SAFe framework.

Topics covered

Agenda customization

The agenda presents the scope of certified training. On request, selected elements can be modified.

In the case of dedicated training, the agenda is determined together with the client and target group on the basis of pre-training analysis to best address your needs.

  • Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe),
  • Building an Agile Team,
  • Planning the Iteration,
  • Executing the Iteration,
  • Executing the Program Increment.

Learners taking this course are:

  • Program Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Agile Coaches
  • Agile Transformational Coaches
  • Lean-Agile Transformational Leads
  • LACE memebers (Lean-Agile Center of Excellence)
  • Scrum Masters
  • Change Agents
  • Team Leads
  • Release Train Engineers (RTEs)
  • Business Analysts
  • System Analysts
  • Consultants
  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Developers
  • Quality Directors
  • Product Managers
  • Product Owners
  • Operations
  • Programmers
  • Delivery Managers
  • Anyone interested in achieving knowledge about the SAFe framework and be certified as Certified SAFe® Practitioner.

Learning Goals

  • Apply SAFe to scale Lean and Agile development in their enterprise,
  • Know their 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.

Trainer's experience

Numerous case studies are discussed, resulting from the rich, 15 years of international training experience of the trainer and from 10 years of experience in implementing Agile and more than 10 agile / digital transformations.

The training is conducted by the best Polish Agile trainer. As the only Agile Coach in Poland, trainer is certified from all key agile frameworks and methodologies and also certified from the PROSCI method to carry out transformations. Additionally trainer is certified from tools / tests for personality assessment  and communication styles as well as team building and analysis of team strengths and strengths:

Main trainer certifications in the field of Agile:

Main trainer certifications in the field of Change Management / Transformation:

  • PROSCI ADKAR: Methodology, process and tools for carrying out changes in organizations including agile / digital transformations (certified by PROSCI Inc.)

Main trainer certifications in the field of questionnaires / tests / tools for testing personality, competences, strengths of people as well as for conflict management and team building:

  • DISC D3: DISC D3 personality / competence test (DISC / TEAMS / VALUES / BAI) (certified by PeopleKeys).
    • Application: Team building; Building personal self-awareness; Building awareness about communication styles and preferences.
  • SDI: Strength Deployment Inventory (certified by Personal Strengths Publishing).
    • Application: Building team maturity in conflict self-management.
  • MBTI: Myers-Briggs questionnaire (MBTI) to measure human preferences of perceiving the world and making decisions (certified by The Myers & Briggs Foundation).
    • Application: Team building; Building personal self-awareness.
  • BELBIN: BELBIN Team Role Test (certified by BELBIN Associates).
    • Application: Building very efficient and well-coordinated teams created with all necessary competences (and personality traits) to achieve success.

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