A Certified SAFe® Agilist (SA) is a Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe) enterprise leadership professional who is part of a Lean-Agile transformation.

Thriving in the digital age with Business Agility

During this two-day course, attendees gain the knowledge necessary to lead a Lean-Agile enterprise by leveraging the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) and its underlying principles derived from Lean, systems thinking, Agile development, product development flow, and DevOps.

Participants in the class gain insights into mastering Business Agility in order to thrive in the competitive market. They discuss how to establish team and technical agility and organize and re-organize around the flow of value. They also learn and practice the skills for supporting and executing PI Planning events and coordinating multiple Agile Release Trains (ARTs). Participants in the class explore the importance of adopting a customer-centric mindset and design thinking approach to agile product delivery. Learners also develop an understanding for implementing a Lean Portfolio Management function in their enterprise.

Attending the class prepares individuals to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Agilist (SA).

Leading SAFe®

Thriving in the digital age with Business Agility
with Certified SAFe® Agilist

Key Areas of Competency

  • • Apply SAFe to scale Lean and Agile development in the enterprise
  • • Apply Lean-Agile Mindset and principles
  • • Plan and successfully execute Program Increments
  • • Execute and release value through Agile Release Trains
  • • Build an Agile portfolio with Lean-Agile budgeting

Topics Covered

  • • Thrive in the Digital Age with Business Agility
  • • Become a Lean-Agile Leader
  • • Establish Team and Technical Agility
  • • Build Solutions with Agile Product Delivery
  • • Explore Lean Portfolio Management

Learning Goals

  • • Lead the transformation to Business Agility with SAFe
  • • Become a Lean-Agile Leader
  • • Understand customer needs with Design Thinking
  • • Enable Agile Product Delivery
  • • Implement Lean Portfolio Management

What Attendees Get

  • • Attendee workbook
  • • Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe® 5 Agilist exam
  • • One year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
  • • Course certificate of completion

*Attendees must attend both days of the course in order to be eligible for the exam.

Who Will Benefit from this Training?

Executives and Leaders, Managers, Directors, CIOs, and VPs

Enterprise, System, and Solution Architects

Development, QA, and Infrastructure Management, Program and Project Managers

Product and Product Line Management, Portfolio Managers, PMO, and Process Leads

Course & Exam Summary

Course Information

Duration: 2 Day

Level: Foundational

  • Exam format – Multiple choice
  • Exam delivery – Web-based (single-browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed
  • Exam duration – Once the exam begins, candidates have 90 minutes (1.5 hours) to complete the exam
  • Number of questions: 45
  • Passing score – SA5 = 35 out of 45 (77%)


All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended:

  • • 5+ years’ experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product, or project management
  • • Experience in Scrum

Exam Requirements

The first step toward becoming a Certified SAFe professional is to attend the Leading SAFe® course. This is a requirement, because attending the course provides access to all the study materials and the exam. Note that attending the course does not guarantee passing the exam.

To start your journey towards SAFe® 5 Certification,
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