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Introduction to SAFe


Duration: 1 Day

Method: Instructor-Led

Price: $600.00

Course Code: AG1067


Executives, program managers, Lean-Agile leaders and Agile change agents who are considering adopting SAFe but unsure of where to begin. Stakeholders that want a better understanding of how Agile release trains provide value on a recurring basis will also benefit from this course.


This course will provide an overview of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). The participants will learn techniques and best practices for successful SAFe adoption within their own organizations. SAFe is one of the most widely adopted Agile scaling frameworks in the world, and this course will explore the principles that make SAFe so popular in addition to established planning and initiation tactics for a successful transformation. Participants will gain a general understanding of how the framework supports Lean thinking, the prescribed roles within an Agile release train, how to conduct Agile portfolio management, Agile architecture and leadership scaling.


Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Understand how Agile release trains are organized to deliver value
  • Comprehend the key roles and responsibilities within an Agile release train
  • Discover best practices for SAFe adoption within your organization
  • Understand what skills are necessary for a successful enterprise transformation


There are no required prerequisites for this course.


  • I. What is SAFe?
    • Framework Introduction
    • Historic Results
    • SAFe Adoption Case Studies
  • II. SAFe – The Big Picture
    • Scaling to the Portfolio Level
    • Scaling at the Program Level
    • Scaling at the Team Level
  • III. Adopting and Implementing SAFe
    • Leading Change
    • Training Courses
    • Pilot Projects
    • Phase in or Quick Starts
  • IV. Questions and Next Steps