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SAFe - Certified SAFe for Government Practitioner

Duration

Duration:

Only 2 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

7.2.2022 (Monday)

Overview

On this Certified SAFe for Government Practitioner course, you’ll learn the process of transitioning government programmes from traditional software and systems development models, to Lean-Agile and DevOps mindset, principles, and practices using SAFe.

In just 2 days, you’ll gain an understanding of the Lean-Agile mindset, and learn how specific leadership behaviours can create successful organisational change. You'll also learn how to:

  • Adapt technology strategy, budgeting and forecasting, acquisition, compliance, and governance processes to flow-based practices using emerging government guidelines
  • Organise government programmes into one or more Agile Release Trains (ARTs) and execute in Program Increments (PIs)
  • Begin and/or accelerate the SAFe implementation in your business

At the end of this course, you’ll sit the SAFe® 4 Government Practitioner Exam or SAFe® 5 Government Practitioner Exam and achieve your certification.

Through Firebrand’s Lecture | Lab | Review methodology, you’ll get access to courseware, certified instructors, and train in a distraction-free environment.

Audience

This course is ideal if you are:

  • In a senior role in the government
  • A leader or lead practitioner considering, planning, or advocating the implementation of Lean-Agile and DevOps practices with SAFe in your business
  • Considering a career path in the following:
    • Executives, directors, branch chiefs
    • Managers of development, engineering, QA, architecture, operations, support
    • Programme and project managers
    • Program/Project Management Office (PMO)

Four reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 2-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 108394 students saving more than one million hours since 2001

Benefits

Benefits of Training with Firebrand

  • Two options of training - Residential classroom-based, or online courses
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities.
  • Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll sit your exam at the earliest available opportunity after the course - either immediately after your classroom course, or as soon as there are slots available, if you've taken it online
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify

Curriculum

  • Module 1: Advancing Lean-Agile in Government
  • Module 2: Embracing a Lean-Agile mindset
  • Module 3: Understanding SAFe principles
  • Module 4: Creating high performing Agile teams and programs
  • Module 5: Planning with cadence and synchronisation
  • Module 6: Delivering value in programme increments
  • Module 7: Mapping the path to agency and programme agility
  • Module 8: Leading successful change
  • Module 9: Taking action

Exam Track

As part of this accelerated course, you’ll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training centre, covered Certification Guarantee:

SAFe® 4 Government Practitioner Exam – or – SAFe® 5 Government Practitioner Exam

  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Exam code: 
  • Format: Multiple-choice
  • Number of questions: 60
  • Passing score: SGP4 = 33 out of 45 (73%); SGP5 = 32 out of 45 (71%)
  • Languages: English
  • Domains:
    1. Advancing Lean-Agile in Government
    2. Embracing a Lean-Agile mindset
    3. Understanding SAFe principles
    4. Creating high performing Agile teams and programs
    5. Planning with cadence and synchronisation
    6. Delivering value in program increments
    7. Mapping the path to agency and program agility
    8. Leading successful change
    9. Taking action

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

Prerequisites

Before attending this accelerated course, you should have a foundational understanding:

  • Agile Manifesto
  • SAFe House of Lean
  • SAFe Principles

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

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