BTII Institute Project Management 


SAFe® 4.5 for Teams Course Description

Associated Certification: SAFe® Practitioner (SP)

Continuing Education Requirements: 16 PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP and PMI-ACP certifications. Attendees may be eligible to apply for SEUs under category C, toward earning or renewing their CSP through Scrum Alliance.

Course Description: Build the skills needed to become a high-performing team member of an Agile Release Train (ART)—and learn how to collaborate effectively with other teams—by becoming a SAFe® 4 Practitioner (SP). During this two-day course, attendees will gain an in-depth understanding of the ART, how it delivers value, and what they can do to effectively perform their role using Scrum, Kanban, and XP. They will also learn how to write stories and break down features, plan and execute iterations, and plan Program Increments. Finally, they’ll learn about the continuous delivery pipeline and DevOps culture, how to effectively integrate with other teams in the program, and what it takes to continuously improve the train.

Course Length: 16 hours (2.0 days)

Who will benefit?:

  • Anyone whose organization is implementing Agile or SAFe

  • Attendees typically include stakeholders of an Agile Release Train at the beginning of its SAFe journey

Prerequisites: Familiarity with project management and/or Agile concepts.
Performance-Based Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

    • Apply SAFe to scale Lean and Agile development in your enterprise
    • Know your team and its role on the Agile Release Train
    • Know all other teams on the train, their roles and the dependencies between the teams
    • Plan iterations
    • Execute iterations, demo value, and improve your process
    • Plan Program Increments Integrate and work with other teams on the train