ABOUT THE COURSE
Would you like to...
- Lead your enterprise into Lean-Agile transformation
- Implement the Scaled Agile Framework
- Build and execute the implementation rollout strategy
- Launch and support Agile Release Trains
Then this course fits you perfectly!
Get certified as a SAFe Program Consultant and become the Lean-Agile Change Agent who leads the SAFe Transformation in your enterprise.
During this four-day course, you’ll learn how to lead a Lean-Agile transformation by leveraging the practices and principles of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) as well as the five core competencies of the Lean Enterprise.
You will also gain insights and practice how to coach programs, launch Agile Release Trains, build a Continuous Delivery Pipeline with DevOps culture, and build a Lean Portfolio. The first two days of the course—Leading SAFe®—will provide you with the basis to teach SAFe to others. The final two days focus exclusively on what it takes to successfully implement SAFe in your enterprise.
Benefits of the course
This course prepares you to take the SAFe Program Consultant (SPC4) exam. The certification process provides the knowledge and tools to be effective at the Team, Program and/or Portfolio levels of the Scaled Agile Framework. You will learn from instructors with real-world experience who roll out the Scaled Agile Framework to global clients.
You will gain insights and practice how to coach programs, launch Agile Release Trains, build a Continuous Delivery Pipeline with DevOps culture, and build a Lean Portfolio. The first two days of the course—Leading SAFe®—will provide you with the basis to teach SAFe to leaders. The final two days focus exclusively on what it takes to successfully implement SAFe in the enterprise.
Attendees typically include
- Professional Services Consultants
- Business and Technology Executives, Leaders, Managers, and Directors
- Portfolio Managers and Fiduciaries, Project/Program Management Office (PMO) personnel
- Development, QA, and IT management
- Program and Project Managers
- Product and Product Line Managers
- Process Leads and Lifecycle Governance personnel
- Enterprise, System, and Solution Architects
- Internal Change Agents, Lean-Agile Center for Excellence (LACE), Agile Working Group
He is certified SPCT (SAFe Program Consultant Trainer), Agile Master and is a wellknown Agilist in the community. He has written the top100 book in Holland on Scrum: “The power of Scrum”, which has been translated in 4 languages. Eelco has been at the front of the Agile community for more than 15 years now. He has helped Philips in its transformation to Scrum and Agile, where he worked with the Agile Center of Excellence and trained more than 1000 people. Currently Eelco accompanied an Agile/SAFe transformation at Air France KLM.
With an impressive list aimed at large businesses, (senior) management and program/project management, Eelco is renowned for his Agile workshops. He is also known for giving speeches at both company and open events. Recent events include: CIO Day in Holland, ALE2011 in Berlin, JFall in Holland diverse business events at Rabobank, Agile consortium, Nationale-Nederlanden, Essent, Achmea SAP, and XPDays(Madrid).
Abram has extensive experience with scaling Agile, interactive group trainings and Agile change management for clients worldwide in both the private and public sector. Abram mostly aims to reduce redundant complexity in organisations. He reaches this by facilitating group interaction and individual growth supported by visualisations, serious gaming, gamification and online learning platforms. Clients value Abram for his authentic presence and obvious experience, which he both uses to trigger his audience towards new thoughts and behaviors. Abram generates movement and builds tempo.
Abram is a certified Scaled Agile Program Consultant (SPC), qualified to teach and examinate aspirants for SAFe Agilist, SAFe Practitioner, SAFe PM / PO, SAFe Scrum Master and SAFe Advanced Scrum Master.
“Become the Change Agent in your organization”