Upcoming Sessions

SAFe-Scaled Agile - SAFe for Teams with SP Certification

Scaled Agile Silver Partner Badge

This 2-day course teaches how to work with your colleagues to become a productive Agile Team, how to build your backlog, and how to plan and execute iterations. Attending the class prepares you to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Practitioner (SP).

  • 16 PDUs ®| 16 SEUs
  • 2-year membership with Scrum Alliance®
  • 2 free books, estimation cards, and more
  • Silver Partner with Scaled Agile
  • Registered Education Provider with Scrum Alliance® and PMI

NOTE: All SAFe® class types are available for private delivery by BERTEIG. For more information and to schedule your private SAFe® class, please contact Mark Kalyta at Mark.Kalyta@berteig.com or (cell) 1-289-395-1856

Upcoming Courses About the Instructors
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Praise for our Leading SAFe® Training

"Very interactive and detailed."
— BSA - August 2016

"The instructor was excellent and really understood the content and its nuances."
— Principal - August 2016

"If scaling is important to you, take this course."
— Agile Coach - May 2016

"Great introduction to Leading SAFe - the challenges and the benefits of the methodology - and being able to distinguish the differences between Scrum and SAFe."
— Principal Pgm - August 2016

"Great course. Knowledgeable instructor who kept the attendees engaged."
— Senior IT Project Manager - May 2016

"Course is excellent; good material to read."
— ScrumMaster - May 2016

"This course gave me a great grounding and knowledge, and ideas of how to communicate and share with my team."
— Director, Products and Services - February 2016

"It has been an excellent imparting of knowledge and (the facilitator) has been able to explain things in detail."
— Promoter - February 2016

"Instructor took the approach of teaching the principles of SAFe through analyzing real-life problems in an organization and explaining how SAFe approach would address them."
— Agile Enablement - February 2016

"Provided good understanding of SAFe Framework."
— Consultant, February 2016

"I recommend this course to all senior managers who are thinking of scaling Agile in their organization…The principles and structure of SAFe are valuable to all."
— Agile Coach - November 2015

"Excellent course. Very eye-opening. Travis is an excellent instructor who knows the material well and communicates it in a clear, engaging and entertaining way. I'm looking forward to digging deeper and applying these sensible scaling practises."
— Solution Architect - November 2015

"Provides good framework for implementation on a high level in organization, since documenting it and having transparency is key."
— Team Lead - November 2015


About Your Instructors

Jerry's Portrait

Jerry Doucett

Agile Enthusiast, Trainer, Coach, Father, Photographer & Kayaker

Jerry Doucett helps large, multi-national enterprises innovate and deliver quality software and process development initiatives. He provides guidance, facilitation and mentorship to leaders and delivery team members as they apply and scale Agile and Lean approaches such as Scrum, SAFe, Kanban and Lean Startup. By fostering an environment of continuous improvement and learning, he helps people find the 'sweet spot' where they are truly excited to be at work while exceeding customer expectations and delivering true value.

Learning Goals

After this course, you should be able to:

  • Apply SAFe® to scale Lean and Agile development in your enterprise
  • Know your team and its role on the ART
  • 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

Topics Covered

  • Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®)
  • Building an Agile Team
  • Planning the Iteration
  • Executing the Iteration
  • Executing the Program Increment

SAFe Certification

Attendees who pass the exam will receive a SAFe® Practitioner certificate and 1-year certified membership as a SAFe® Practitioner.

Additional Benefits

Planning Cards

All attendees receive as many decks of Estimation Cards as they want! You're guaranteed at least 1 deck but the instructor often brings extra. Each deck includes four sets, therefore most Scrum teams need 2 or 3 decks. Feel free to ask for as many decks as you need.

Agile Advice book cover

All attendees receive a free electronic copy of Mishkin Berteig's book "Agile Advice". In addition, everyone gets 1 other book of their choice from our list of recommended reading. You will choose a book at the end of the course. We offer free books because we encourage continuous learning!

Scrum Alliance Registered Education Provider Project Management Institute (PMI) Registered Education Provider

As Registered Education Provider with Scrum Alliance®, BERTEIG instructors regularly facilitate Certified Scrum training seminars. BERTEIG is a Registered Education Provider with the Project Management Institute: our Certified ScrumMaster® and Certified Scrum Product Owner® courses have been approved by the PMI for Category A PDUs: details at CCRS.PMI.org; our Certified Scrum Developer® is valid for Category B PDUs.

In particular, the following individuals from large enterprises would benefit most from this class: all stakeholders of an Agile Release Train at the beginning of its SAFe journey. Development, QA and Infrastructure professionals. Product and Product Line Staff. System and Solution Architects. This course is particularly suited to organizations where disrupting existing governance processes will be difficult or met with strong resistance.