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SAFe® for Government Certification Course Outline

Module 1: Advancing Lean-Agile in Government

  • Problem to Be Solved
  • Basic Constructs of SAFe®
  • Basic Constructs of the Implementation Roadmap

Module 2: Embracing a Lean-Agile Mindset

  • Embrace the Lean Mindset
  • Support the Agile Manifesto

Module 3: Applying SAFe® Principles

  • Take an Economic View
  • Apply Systems Thinking
  • Assume Variability Preserve Options
  • Build Incrementally with Fast, Integrated Learning Cycles
  • Base Milestones on Objective Evaluation of Working Systems
  • Visualise and Limit WIP, Reduce Batch Sizes, and Manage Queue Lengths
  • Apply Cadence, Synchronise with Cross-domain Planning
  • Unlock the Intrinsic Motivation of Knowledge Workers
  • Decentralise Decision-making
  • Organise around Value

Module 4: Creating High-Performing Teams and Programs

  • Create High-Performing Agile Teams
  • Provision the Key ART Roles
  • Coordinate and Integrate Multiple Agile Release Trains and Suppliers

Module 5: Planning with Cadence and Synchronisation

  • Prepare to Experience PI Planning
  • Create and Review Draft PI Plans
  • Finalise Plans and Establish Business Value
  • Review Final Plans and Commit to a Set of PI Objectives

Module 6: Supporting Program Execution

  • Innovation and Continuous Exploration for Programs and Large Solutions
  • Manage the Flow of Value
  • Update the Program Vision and Roadmap
  • System Attributes with Features
  • Set Priorities with Backlog Refinement
  • Engage in Key SAFe Events

Module 7: Mapping the Path to Agency and Program

  • Build Large Programs to Align with Agency Strategy
  • Transition from Project to Lean Flow of Epics
  • Adopt Lean Budgeting Aligned to Value Streams
  • Apply Lean Estimating and Forecasting with Cadence-based Development
  • Modify Acquisition Practices to Enable Lean-Agile Development and Operations
  • Build in Quality and Compliance
  • Adapt Governance Practices to Support Agility and Lean Flow of Value

Module 8: Leading Successful Change

  • Lead by Example
  • Adopt a Lean-Agile Mindset
  • Lead the Change to SAFe

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Who should attend this SAFe® for Government Certification Course?

This SAFe® for Government Certification Training Course is ideal for those looking to navigate the challenges of Agile. This course can be beneficial for wide range of professionals, including:

  • Government Leaders
  • Government Influencers
  • Executives
  • Directors
  • Branch Chiefs
  • Development Managers
  • Compliance Managers in Government

Prerequisites of the SAFe® for Government Certification Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this SAFe® for Government Course. However, a foundational knowledge of the Agile Manifesto and SAFe® principles would be beneficial for delegates.

SAFe® for Government Certification Course Overview

The SAFe® for Government Certification Course, offers a comprehensive exploration of Agile Project Management in the context of government operations. The study delves into the intricacies of Agile approaches, focusing on their applicability in government sectors. With governments increasingly adopting Agile practices to enhance efficiency and responsiveness, this becomes pivotal for professionals in the public sector.

Agile Project Management is paramount for professionals seeking to thrive in a government environment that demands adaptability and responsiveness. Government personnel, Project Managers, and IT professionals must master Agile methodologies to navigate the complexities of public projects effectively. This Agile Course equips delegates with the knowledge and skills to implement Agile principles and best practices.

This intensive 2-day SAFe® for Government Certification Course empowers delegates with a deep understanding of Agile methodologies and their practical applications in government settings. Delegates will gain insights into Agile principles, Lean-Agile principles, and SAFe® frameworks. This course equips delegates with the knowledge and certification to lead Agile projects successfully in the government sector, enhancing their career prospects and contributing to more effective public service delivery.

Course Objectives:

  • To provide a comprehensive understanding of Agile methodologies in government
  • To explore the integration of Lean-Agile principles and SAFe® frameworks
  • To equip delegates with practical tools for implementing Agile in government projects
  • To ensure delegates gain SAFe® for Government Certification
  • To enable delegates to lead Agile initiatives effectively in government
  • To enhance project management and delivery within the public sector

After completing this course, delegates will benefit by gaining in-depth knowledge and certification in SAFe® for Government. This equips them with the skills needed to lead Agile projects in government, promoting efficient Project Management and improving service delivery in the public sector.

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What’s included in this SAFe® for Government Certification Course?

  • SAFe® for Government Examination
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • SAFe® for Government Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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SAFe® for Government Exam Information 

The SAFe® for Government Exam assesses participants' understanding of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) principles, practices, and roles as they apply to government organisations. The exam format is as follows: 

  • Type of Questions: Multiple Choice or Multiple Select 
  • Total Questions: 45 
  • Total Marks: 45 Marks 
  • Pass Marks: 73%, or 33/45 Marks 
  • Duration: 90 Minutes 
  • Open Book/Closed Book: Closed book

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Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.


Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.


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We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience


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This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.


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This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.


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SAFe® for Government Certification FAQs


Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
For attending this training course, having a basic understanding of Agile Manifesto and SAFe® principles would be beneficial for the delegates.
This training course is suitable for anyone who wants to gain an understanding of overcoming the challenges of Agile. However, it is much more beneficial for: • Government Leaders • Government Influencers • Executives • Directors • Branch Chiefs • Development Managers
We are able to provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.
SAFe® for Government Certification is a specialised certification programme that focuses on implementing Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) ideas and practises in government and public sector organisations.
SAFe® for Government Certification equips government workers with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively implement Lean-Agile practises, allowing them to promote organisational agility, improve programme performance, and achieve successful outcomes.
SAFe® for Government Certification trains professionals to be successful change agents in government organisations. It improves their capacity to drive Lean-Agile transformations, link strategy with execution, optimise processes and provide more value to citizens in a more efficient and effective manner.
SAFe® for Government Certification is critical to driving digital transformation in the public sector by providing professionals with the knowledge and skills to leverage Lean-Agile practises, Agile methodologies, and emerging technologies to deliver innovative and citizen-centric digital solutions.
In the SAFe® for Government Certification Training course, you will learn how to use Lean-Agile ideas and practises precisely in government and public sector settings. You will obtain in-depth knowledge of strategy alignment, value delivery, programme execution, portfolio management, governance, change leadership in government organisations, etc.
The price for SAFe® for Government Certification certification in the United Kingdom starts from £2495
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for SAFe® for Government Certification.
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