Leading the Lean-Agile Software Enterprise with the Scaled Agile Framework®

Get the resources you need to Lead SAFe® in your enterprise and become a certified SAFe Agilist (SA)


About the Course

This course teaches the Lean-Agile Principles and practices of SAFe. You’ll learn how to execute and release value through Agile Release Trains, how to build an Agile Portfolio, and how to lead a Lean-Agile enterprise. Attendees typically include executives, managers, consultants, Lean-Agile Leaders, and Agile change agents.


Associated Certification: SAFe Agilist (SA)


 About the SAFe® Agilist Certification


The SAFe Agilist certification program is for executives, managers and Agile change agents responsible for leading a Lean-Agile change initiative in a large software enterprise. It validates their knowledge in applying the Scaled Agile Framework, lean thinking, and product development flow principles in an enterprise context so they can lead the adoption of the Scaled Agile Framework.


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


Day 1

  • Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework
  • Embracing Lean and Agile Values
  • Understanding SAFe Principles
  • Implementing the Agile Release Train
  • Experiencing PI Planning

Day 2

  • Executing and Releasing Value
  • Building an Agile Portfolio
  • Leading the Lean-Agile Enterprise


  • Attend the 2-day Leading SAFe course
  • Pass the SA exam (retakes are $50 and can be taken 45 days or more after the previous exam)


  • SA Content Kit (pdf material for non-revenue generating use)
  • Content updates (SAs in good standing)
  • SA Branding Kit (certification mark, material co-branding, etc.)
  • Certified SA directory listing (optional)
  • Scaled Agile LinkedIn community membership

Annual Renewal

Renewals are from the date of certification

  • Renewal fee: $100
  • 10 continuing education/outreach hours

icon-exclamation-red For SPCs: How to License This Courseware

The courseware and certification kit can be licensed by certified SAFe Program Consultants (SPCs) in good standing and can be delivered as a public enrollment course, on-site class, or part of an Agile Release Train Launch. To license this courseware, click here.

What You Get



  • Course PowerPoint Slides
  • PDF Workbooks
  • Instructor Materials and Handouts


Certification Kit

  • SAFe Agilist (SA) certification exam administration and scoring
  • Online course feedback survey
  • Those attendees who pass the exam will receive Scaled Agile membership for one year, access to the private SA member area, downloads, and invitations to special events.