Certified SAFe® Agilist | Leading SAFe® (SA)

Scaled Agile Framework
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Brief Description

In this training course, you will learn about SAFe® and the Lean-Agile principles. You will gain an insight into what is behind terms such as Agile Release Train (ART), PI Planning and Agile Portfolio. Enriched with valuable practical tips and exercises, you will be optimally prepared for the "Certified SAFe® Agilist (SA)" exam.

⏱️ Duration: 2 days (14 hours)
🥷 Max. 12 participants
📑 Course documents in PDF format
🥇 Certificate of course participation
🏷️ Price see Course dates. In-house courses on Request
ℹ️ exam is included in the price. Exam date can be booked flexibly.

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SAFe® Scrum Master

Duration: 2 days

At a glance

In this training you will learn about SAFe® and the Lean-Agile principles. You will learn how to use Agile Release Trains (ART) and SAFe® practices to continuously create more value for your organization. At the same time, you will experience PI Planning and learn how to develop an Agile portfolio and lead a Lean-Agile organization.

You will also learn to understand the Lean-Agile mindset and how to use the principles and practices of SAFe® to support your teams, programs and portfolios. You will also learn how to translate value streams into a more efficient budgeting process.


The training concludes with an examination in which the participants can demonstrate the knowledge they have acquired. Successful graduates receive the certificate "Certified SAFe® Agilist (SA)"which demonstrates their expertise in the Scaled Agile Framework.

Learning objectives "Certified SAFe® Agilist"

After this course you will understand how to


  • the SAFe® 5 frameworks you can use to scale Lean and Agile development in your organization
  • support the execution of Agile Release Trains
  • Coordinate large value streams
  • Building lean-agile portfolios
  • Your organization with SAFe® align with your strategy
  • adapt the Scaled Agile Framework to your context
  • Promoting agile transformations in the company

Course content

  • Introduction to the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®)
  • What is a lean-agile mindset?
  • Understanding and applying SAFe® principles
  • Implementation of an agile release train
  • Planning of product increments through PI Planning
  • Agile portfolio management
  • Coordinate value streams
  • What does leadership mean in a lean-agile company?

Target group

  • Employees and change agents
  • Managers
  • Project Manager and Program Manager
  • Product Manager and Product Owner


There are no formal admission criteria for this course. 

Experience in agile procedures or an existing certification as Scrum Master, Product Owner or similar is an advantage.

Didactics & Methodology

This training is predominantly interactive. Based on short impulse phases, numerous practical exercises are carried out individually and in small groups and then discussed together.

We make learning fun and distinguish ourselves by not dragging our participants through a "slide battle". 

We have the Exchange of experience among the participants, as well as the The sustainable benefits of applying what we have learned in practice are very important to us. Our course participants confirm time and again that we are on the right track.

Certification "Certified SAFe® Agilist"

This training prepares you for a test so that you can obtain the "Certified SAFe® Agilist (SA)" certification.
Certification takes place online in English.


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"Very good documentation and examples, Michael was very competent and conveyed the rather dry material with humor - was great - thank you very much!"

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"I enjoyed the course and found the combination of theory and practice very valuable. Thank you very much for 3 intensive days of knowledge transfer."

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