Agile: Fundamentals

Learn to apply agile values, principles and practices from various frameworks and methodologies.

1 Day Instructor led Boot Camp

  • Learn

    1. Agile : Overview & History
    2. Agile as Mindset
    3. Agile Frameworks and Methodology (Scrum, Kanban, XP etc.)
    4. Agile Metrics and Artefacts
    5. Scaling Frameworks (SAFe, LESS, DAD etc.)

  • Overview

    More government agencies are adopting Lean-Agile practices to generate better results for stakeholders, including government and military personnel, contractors, and civilians. But transitioning to Lean-Agile practices for building digital services is especially challenging in the government context. But issues of legacy governance, contracting, and organizational barriers can be overcome with the right information and strategies.

    In the SAFe® for Government course, you’ll learn how to apply Lean-Agile and SAFe practices in a government organization. So you can deliver projects with speed and quality. Improve collaboration with teams and stakeholders, mitigate risk, and make efficient use of taxpayer money.

  • Certification Details

    Exam Name: SAFe® Government Practitioner (SGP)
    Exam Format: Multiple Choice Online Exam
    Exam Duration: 90 Minutes
    Number of questions: 45
    Language: English
    Certification Validity: The certification is valid for 1 year and need to be renewed after 1 year from from the date the certification is earned.

  • Certification Prerequisite

    Following prerequisites are recommended;

    # A foundational understanding of the Agile Manifesto, SAFe House of Lean, and SAFe Principles is required using pre-work suggestions.
    # A foundational understanding of the full lifecycle of government technology programs is helpful.
    # Registered attendees will receive a list of readings and videos specific to Agile in government that will be beneficial to review before the course.

  • Expected outcome

    # Learn how to apply Lean, Agile, and DevOps principles and practices in traditional government organizations and cultures.
    # Learn how to adapt technology strategy, budgeting and forecasting, acquisition, compliance, and governance practices to flow-based practices using emerging government guidelines.
    # Learn how to organize government programs into ARTs and execute in program increments (PIs), even in remote environments with distributed teams.
    # Learn how to build an action plan to begin or accelerate a SAFe implementation in your program or agency.

  • Who should attend?

    Any one can attend this course but this is highly relevant for;

    # Managers of development, engineering, QA, architecture, operations, support
    # Project Management Office (PMO) members
    # Project and program managers
    # Executives and directors

  • What is included in this course?

    # Study Material
    # Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe® Government Practitioner exam
    # One-year membership to the SAFe® Community Platform
    # Course certificate of completion

    * Attendees must attend both days of the course to be eligible to take the exam.

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