Leading SAFe 4.0 – Dallas, TX


Leading SAFe 4.0 – Dallas, TX
Event on 2016-07-27 08:30:00
Course Dates:      July 27th – 28thCourse Location:  Dallas, TX Overview In this course, you will learn the Lean-Agile principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe). You’ll learn how to execute and release value through Agile Release Trains, how to build an Agile Portfolio, and how to lead a Lean-Agile transformation at enterprise scale. You will gain an understanding of the Lean-Agile mindset and how to apply the principles and practices of SAFe to support Agile teams, programs, program portfolio management, and to coordinate large Value Streams. Audience This course is intended for: 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 Architect Certification Details Attending the class prepares you to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Agilist (SA). All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended for those who intend to take the SA certification exam. Certification Prerequisites and Process: 5+ years of experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product or project management Experience in Scrum Attend the 2-day Leading SAFe course and pass the SA exam Additional Benefits Class registration includes a copy of course materials for personal use along with initial certification and exam fee. One-year membership to Scaled Agile, with access to members-only resources such as webinars, workbooks, guidance presentations, and advance notice of upcoming SAFe products. Continental breakfast, lunch and snack items are served daily including beverages. Participants of this course will be eligible to apply for 16 PDU's toward their continuing education requirements with the PMI (Project Management Institute). Learning Objectives After this course, attendees will be able to: Apply SAFe to scale Lean and Agile development in your enterprise Support the execution of Agile Release Trains Coordinate large Value Streams Manage a Lean-Agile Portfolio Align the organization to a common process model Configure the Framework for your context Unlock the intrinsic motivation of knowledge workers Support a Lean-Agile transformation in your enterprise Agenda Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Embracing a Lean-Agile Mindset Understanding SAFe Principles Implementing an Agile Release Train Experiencing PI Planning Executing and Releasing Value Building an Agile Portfolio Coordinating Large Value Streams Leading the Lean-Agile Enterprise ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR: Shelley Staten Agile Coach, SPC, CSM Shelley Staten has spent the last 10 years of her career working exclusively in agile environments leading agile adoption initiatives at large organizations.  She focuses on managing multi-million dollar accounts while coaching individuals, teams, and programs along the path towards agility.   She is passionate about cultivating best practices, relentlessly improving, and changing the culture by changing the behaviors of the resources within her sphere of influence.   Currently, Shelley is the Director of Agile Services at Universal Mind where she is focused on working with her clients to scale agile principles beyond the team up to the program and portfolio levels.  Prior to joining Universal Mind, Shelley led agile adoption initiatives at two different companies: a health insurance company as the Director of Business Services and a defense company as an Agile Coach.  In these roles, she was responsible for defining the path toward agile adoption, setting up and coaching agile teams and expanding the agile footprint to the entire software organization. Shelley's Experience: 18+ Years of IT, Management & Consultancy Specializes in agile adoption and transformation, coaching, project management and account management

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