Certification course (D10125)
Attendees can become leading agents for change—and enable their enterprises to succeed in a disruptive marketplace—when they certify as a SAFe Program Consultant (SPC). During this four-day course, they’ll learn how to lead a Lean-Agile transformation by leveraging the practices and principles of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe).
Attendees will learn how to effectively coach programs, launch Agile Release Trains, build a continuous delivery pipeline and DevOps culture, and empower a Lean Portfolio. The first two days of the course—Leading SAFe—will provide them with the basis to teach SAFe to others. The final two days focus exclusively on what it takes to successfully implement SAFe in the enterprise.
Upon successful completion of this training class,delegates will be eligible to take the online Scaled Agile Academy SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) exam.
The exam is a complex multiple choice exam and approximately 120 minutes in duration. The exam window is 30 days, starting immediately post course, and therefore time should be set aside for this.
Nikolaos Kaintantzis is a SAFe Program Consultant Trainer (SPCT) and a professional systemic coach and expert for agile
Transformations. As a trainer, he conducts courses in the areas of SAFe, UI Engineering and Requirements Engineering.
He supports companies as a process and management consultant, organizational consultant and change manager.
Rick Janda successfully supported numerous line and product managers in SAFe and DevOps transformations as a SAFe Program Consultant (SPC). He has coached over thirty Scrum / Kanban teams and trained more than five hundred participants in agility. In the past, Rick also worked as a software developer, software architect and project manager.
To perform the role of a SAFe Program Consultant (SPC), attendees should be able to:
The SAFe Program Consultant certification program is for internal agile change agents and external consultants. It provides the tools to implement agile programs and validates their knowledge in agile programs, program portfolio management, agile architecture, and leadership so that they can launch Agile Release Trains as part of an enterprise Lean|Agile change initiative.