Course Name : Certified SAFe® Agile Software Engineering

Enabling technical agility for the Lean enterprise

A Certified SAFe® Agile Software Engineer is a member of an Agile team that understands the foundational principles and practices that make up the Agile Software Engineering discipline. The Agile Software Engineer understands that the continuous flow of value delivery and building in quality are enabled by modern practices including XP technical practices, Behavioral-Driven Development (BDD) and Test-Driven Development (TDD). The Agile Software Engineer also embraces proven practices to detail, model, design, implement, verify, and validate stories in a SAFe Continuous Delivery Pipeline

Summary

The discipline of software engineering has evolved over the past decades with the introduction of Lean-Agile and DevOps principles and practices. New skills and approaches help organizations deliver software-centric solutions faster, more predictably, and with higher quality. During this three-day, workshop-oriented course, attendees learn the foundational principles and practices that make up the Agile Software Engineering discipline.

Attendees will learn how continuous flow of value delivery and building quality in are enabled by modern practices including XP technical practices, Behavioral-Driven Development (BDD), and Test-Driven Development (TDD). Attendees will learn proven practices to detail, model, design, implement, verify, and validate stories in a SAFe Continuous Delivery Pipeline. They will know the practices that build quality into code (abstraction, encapsulation, intentional programming) and designs (SOLID, Design patterns). Attendees will also understand how Software Engineering fits into the larger solution context and their role in collaborating on intentional architecture and DevOps.

Learning Goals

To perform the role of a SAFe® 4 Agile Software Engineer attendees should be able to:

  • Define Agile Software Engineering and the underlying values, principles, and practices
  • Apply the Test-First principle to create alignment between tests and requirements
  • Create shared understanding with Behavior-Driven Development (BDD)
  • Communicate with Agile modeling
  • Design from context for testability
  • Build applications with code and design quality
  • Utilize the test infrastructure for automated testing
  • Collaborate on intentional architecture and emergent design
  • Apply Lean-Agile Principles to optimize the flow of value
  • Create an Agile Software Engineering plan

Topics Covered

  • Introduction to Agile Software Engineering
  • Connecting Principles, and Practices to Built-In Quality
  • Accelerating Flow
  • Applying Intentional Architecture
  • Thinking Test-First
  • Discovering Story Details
  • Creating a Shared Understanding with Behavior-Driven Development (BDD)
  • Communicating with Models
  • Building Systems with Code Quality
  • Building Systems with Design Quality
  • Implementing with Quality

What Attendees Get

The class registration includes:

  • Student Workbook
  • Preparation and eligibility to take the exam
  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
  • Certification of completion
  • Certified SAFe® 4 Agile Software Engineer certification upon passing of exam
  • One Certification exam attempt (re-takes at an additional fee)

Who will benefit?

This course targets the technical members of an Agile Team – developers and testers. Product Owners, Scrum Master, Managers, and others with a less technical background would also be very beneficial as they would gain an understanding of the development process so that team collaboration will become more effective.

Prerequisites

All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, meeting the following prerequisites will make the training more productive.

  • Understanding of SAFe for Teams
  • Background in engineering, development, managing development, or quality assurance

SAFe Certification Kit

Attendees who pass the certification exam will receive:

  • SAFe® 4 Agile Software Engineer certificate
  • A SAFe® 4 Agile Software Engineer digital badge to promote your accomplishment online
  • A one-year certified membership as a SAFe® 4 Agile Software Engineer, which includes access to the ASE Community of Practice
  • Access to a variety of learning resources to support certified professionals during their SAFe journey

Annual Renewal

Certifications expire one year from the date the certification is earned.

  • Renewal fee is $100

Exam Details

  • Exam name: SAFe® 4 Agile Software Engineer Exam
  • Exam format: Multiple choice; Multiple select
  • Exam delivery: Web-based (single-browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed
  • Exam access:  Candidates can access the exam within the SAFe Community Platform upon completion of the SAFe® 4 Agile Software Engineering course
  • Exam duration: Once the exam begins, candidates have 120 minutes (2.0 hours) to complete the exam
  • Number of questions – 60
  • Passing score – 42 out of 60 (70%)
  • Language – English
  • Exam cost – First exam attempt is included as part of the course registration fee if the exam is taken within 30 days of course completion. Each retake attempt costs $50.
  • Retake policy – Second attempt on exam (first retake) can be done immediately after first attempt. Third attempt requires a 10-day wait. Fourth attempt requires a 30-day wait.

Where this training will be conducted ?
This Training will be conducted in your city, probably within any hotel Banquette hall  or any closed city, depend on how many candidates are there.

When this training will be conducted?
we will soon published the calendar (if already not published). as Scaled agile recommend to have at least 12 participants for each class, we will schedule the training once we will have minimum of that number of participants enrolled.

Will you provide any invoice of the payment ? 
Yes we will provide a payment invoice with all necessary details that may require for any reimbursement.

Will I get any PDUs after your training program?
Yes, you will get 16 ‘Course or Training’ PDUs after completing the 2 days course, towards PMI’s PMP® / PMI-ACP® credential after training program.

Attendees may be eligible to apply for 15 PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP, PgMP, and PMI-ACP certifications.

Attendees may be eligible to apply for SEUs under Category C, toward earning or renewing their CSP through Scrum Alliance.

PMI Certification Technical Leadership Strategic Total
PMP® 6.00 6.00 3.00 15.00
PgMP® 6.00 6.00 3.00 15.00
PMI_RMP® 6.00 6.00 3.00 15.00
PMI_SP® 0.00 6.00 3.00 9.00
PMI_ACP® 6.00 6.00 3.00 15.00
PfMP® 0.00 6.00 3.00 9.00
PMI_PBAsm 0.00 6.00 3.00 9.00

 

Will I get any study materials?
You will get hard copy of the course material, along with that access to Scaled Agile Community. Plus multiple links to learn, prepare for exam and implement. Also access to SAFe E-learning Program, for your course.

Is there any additional cost for exam?
The first exam attempt is included with the course fees, In case you fail on first attempt, each retake will cost you $50.

When Can I Give the exam ?
with in 30 days from your course completion. 2nd Retakes can be done immediately, If you need more retakes, that have a resting period.

Can I attend this class online ?
No, these course are designed to conduct within team in a class room kind of structure.

Public Class

As per Scaled Agile Inc direction, all public class are mandatory to have a cost Range (minimum and Maximum). Keeping that in mind all Public class will cost

INR 50,000.00 (Regular cost)

Which includes,

  1. Two days of Classroom session
  2. Training Room Expense
  3. Course Materials and stationary
  4. Access to Scaled Agile Community and learning center
  5. Lunch and Tea-Break with snacks for two days
  6. First time examination fees.

There are some early bird discounts, You can contact us for details and avail the discount. Scroll to the bottom of this page to contact us.

Corporate Class

Please contact us with the following details for a quotation of corporate class.

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Niladri Mahapatra

Its Me

Niladri Mahapatra have 20+ Years of experience in the field of Agile Coach, Agile Trainer, Scrum Master, Project Management, Technical Management in small and complex business engagement, within a group as well as delivering responsibilities at an individual level. Handling multiple clients across the globe, gives him more opportunities to interact and communicate with clients of different time zones and cultures.

Experienced Agile Coach and Trainer
1. Trained the team(s) and coach the Agile transformation, for Individual team or Large Program
2. Trained all the levels and roles, including senior leaders, across the organization on Agile principles, process, practices and tools
3. Guide management on effective Agile Portfolio / Program management
4. Maturity assessment
5. Partner with Engagement Management to conduct Methodology Assessments
6. Partner with Engagement Management to conduct Agile Maturity Assessments & offer recommendations
7. continuous support on Agile Journey

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