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Certification: Leading SAFe® version 4.5 with SAFe® Agilist Certification
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Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 09:00 to Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 16:30
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During this two-day course, attendees will 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.

Attendees can develop a skillset that’s in demand worldwide—and empower their enterprises to succeed in a disruptive marketplace—when they become a SAFe® Agilist (SA). Attendees will gain an understanding of the Lean-Agile mindset and why it’s so effective in today’s adapt-or-die marketplace. They’ll also get practical advice on supporting Agile teams and programs, empowering a Lean Portfolio, building a continuous delivery pipeline and DevOps culture, and coordinating large solutions. Attending the class prepares individuals to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Agilist (SA)

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Agenda - Two Days (May 19-20, 2018)
9:00 am - 12:00 pm Morning Session
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Lunch
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm Afternoon Session


Chapter Member $800.00
Non-Chapter Member $855.00

Cancellation: Full refunds, less a $50 cancellation fee per registration, will be granted to written requests received through May 12. Please email

Speaker(s) Bios: 

As an avid evangelist for agile principles and practices, Samir Penkar has more than a decade of experience in program/ project management and running agile initiatives. 

He is the author of the program management book From Projects to Programs. An early adopter of agile principles, Samir has coached numerous organizations in adopting and growing the agile mindset. He has led large programs for enterprises, championed agile for marketing organizations and experimented with applying Scrum to improve health and well-being. Samir is a practicing agile coach and brings real challenges and perspectives to the class. Check out his blog.