SAFe® Scrum Master Orientation

SAFe® Scrum Master Orientation

SAFe® Scrum Master Orientation


WHEN:
Friday, 03/11/16
8:00 AM–5:00 PM

COST:
$675.00

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

  • In this one day course you will learn the critical skills required to create high performance teams. This class will enable you to:
  • Learn how to build high performance teams, and the concepts of forming, storming, norming and performing.
  • Learn how to be a Scrum Master and serve your high performance team.
  • Absorb the basic concepts of a Scrum Master, including the Scrum Master as a Servant Leader and how to coach your team.
  • Form your team with insights on team structure, team purpose, and how Scrum ceremonies foster collaboration.
  • Avoid roadblocks by learning the five dysfunctions of a team.

SAFe Scrum Master Orientation can be delivered as part of an SAFe ART or independently to Scrum Masters who wish to build their skills in an enterprise context.

Fundamentally Agile Workshop

Fundamentally Agile Workshop

FUNDAMENTALLY AGILE WORKSHOP


COURSE DESCRIPTION

This is a highly interactive learning experience designed to immerse participants and establish a solid understanding of not only what the Values & Principles mean but how to apply them in the workplace effectively.   In this course, the students will learn about: 

  • Agile Values, Principles & Frameworks
  • Difference Between Agile and Waterfall
  • Applying The Agile Values and Principles Leveraging Scrum
  • 5 Levels of Agile Planning
  • Elements & Artifacts Of Scrum
  • Roles & Responsibilities
  • Defining & Refining Product Backlog –Continuous Grooming
  • Creating User Stories & Estimating Practice
  • Prioritizing The Product Backlog

Agile and Scrum are deceptively simple and the road to mastery begins here.  The interactivity of this class is designed to immediately provide participants with hands-on practice – setting them up for success as they leave the training environment.  Participants will work in teams and simulate a Scrum Iteration from start to finish.  There will be role play, activities, exercises and discussions.

Target Audience

  • Team Members
  • Team Managers
  • Organization Leadership
  • Business Partners and Stakeholders

WHEN:

Friday 03/18/16

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

COST: 
$675.50

 

 

 

SAFe® Product Manager / Product Owner

SAFe® Product Manager / Product Owner

SAFe® Product Manager / Product Owner


WHEN:
Thursday 1/28/16 &
Friday 1/29/16
8:00 AM–5:00 PM

COST:
$1,345.50


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This two-day interactive workshop begins with the principles of SAFe, Lean thinking tools, Agile development practices at scale, and an overview of the Scaled Agile Framework. Teams will then learn the Product Manager and Product Owner roles in the enterprise, how to manage the enterprise backlog, delivering features, agile requirements, the events within SAFe, and finally, stakeholder management.  At the end of this workshop, attendees will   have the tools and knowledge they need to write Epics, Features, and User Stories within the Scaled Agile Framework, and have a solid foundation on how to manage programs in the Lean-Agile Enterprise. An optional SAFe Product Manager/Product Owner certification is offered at the end of the class. Attendees typically include executives, product managers, product owners, consultants, lean-agile leaders, and Agile change agents.  Your teams will learn:

  • Product Manager and Product Owner roles in the enterprise
  • Enterprise Backlog Management
  • Delivering Features in the Enterprise
  • Agile Software Requirements
  • SAFe events and process
  • Stakeholder Management

DAY 1:

  • SAFe Overview
  • PM-PO Roles
  • Enterprise Backlog Model
  • Delivering Features

DAY 2:

  • Delivering Features (cont)
  • Agile Requirements
  • Stakeholder Management

Note: Course includes SAFe Product Manager/Product Owner (SPMPO) certification exam administration and scoring.  Those attendees who pass the exam will receive Scaled Agile membership for one year, access to the private SPMPO member area, downloads, and invitations to special event

SAFe® Product Owner Orientation:  Product Ownership in the Enterprise with the Scaled Agile Framework®

SAFe® Product Owner Orientation: Product Ownership in the Enterprise with the Scaled Agile Framework®

SAFe® Product Owner Orientation:  Product Ownership in the Enterprise with the Scaled Agile Framework®


WHEN:  
Friday 11/13/15  
8:00 AM—1:00 PM

COST:
Before 10/15 with
10% Early Bird Discount:
$357.75

After 10/15: 
$397.50

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

  • In this 1/2 day course you will learn what your role as Product Owner is and how to work with your scrum team.  You will also learn:
  • Adapt to your new role as Product Owner in the context of SAFe
  • Learn the Scrum Team ceremonies and events crucial to thriving in a scaled Agile environment
  • Manage your backlog through:
  • The Enterprise Backlog Model
  • Intro to Prioritization of Program Backlog
  • Capacity Allocation
  • Sequencing Team Backlog Items
  • Backlog Refinement
  • Understand how to be an efficient and productive Product Owner by creating your own stakeholder management plan and engaging your stakeholders

LEADING SAFe:  Leading the Lean-Agile Software Enterprise with the Scaled Agile Framework®

LEADING SAFe: Leading the Lean-Agile Software Enterprise with the Scaled Agile Framework®

LEADING SAFe:  Leading the Lean-Agile Software Enterprise with the Scaled Agile Framework®


WHEN:
Thursday 10/29 &
Friday 10/30
8:00 AM–5:00 PM

LOCATION:
Genworth Financial
6620 West Broad St
Bldg 4
Richmond, VA 23230

COST:

Before 10/05 with 10% Early Bird Discount: $1,345.50 Cost After 10/05: $1,495.00

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

In this two-day course, attendees will gain the knowledge necessary to lead an enterprise Agile transformation by leveraging the Scaled Agile Framework® and its underlying principles of lean thinking and product development flow. This course will enable you to leave with an understanding of how the principles and practices of the Framework Support Lean-Agile Programs, Scaling Agile, Lean-Agile Program Portfolio Management, and Scaling Leadership.

DAY 1:

  • Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework
  • Embracing Lean and Agile Values
  • Understanding SAFe Principles
  • Implementing the Agile Release Train
  • Experiencing PI Planning

DAY 2:

  • Executing and Releasing Value
  • Building an Agile Portfolio
  • Leading the Lean-Agile Enterprise

TARGET AUDIENCE:

  • Executives
  • Managers
  • Consultants
  • Lean-Agile Leaders
  • Agile Change Agents

Note: Course includes SAFe Agilist (SA) certification exam administration and scoring.

Those attendees who pass the exam will receive Academy membership for one year, access to the private SA member area, downloads, and invitations to special events.