Leading SAFe (SA Certification)

Our training is aimed at managers and executives and focuses on leading an Lean-Agile enterprise by leveraging the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), and its underlying principles.
Code: SDP-042
Duration: 16 hours


During this two-day course, participants gain the necessary knowledge required to lead a Lean-Agile enterprise by leveraging the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), and its underlying principles derived from Lean, systems thinking, Agile development, product development flow and DevOps. They will also learn and practice using their newly acquired skills - supporting and executing PI Planning events, and coordinating multiple Agile Release Trains (ARTs).

In our training we focus on making sure that participants understand the Lean-Agile mindset, why its so effective in todays adapt-or-die marketplace and what it means to lead a Lean-Agile transformation. You will learn how to build and support Agile teams and programs, empower a Lean Portfolio, build a Continuous Delivery Pipeline and DevOps culture as well as how to coordinate large solutions. By attending this training participants develop a skillset thats in demand worldwideand empower their enterprises to succeed in a disruptive marketplacewhen they become a SAFe 4 Agilist (SA).

Moreover attending the course prepares individuals to take the exam and become a certified SAFe Agilist (SA).


  • Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Embracing a Lean-Agile Mindset
  • Understanding SAFe Principles
  • Creating high-performing teams and programs
  • Experiencing Program Increment (PI) Planning
  • Exploring, Executing, and Releasing Value
  • Leading the Lean-Agile Enterprise
  • Empowering a Lean Portfolio
  • Building Large Solutions


  • Interpret the basic constructs of SAFe and the steps of the Implementation Roadmap
  • How to apply the values and principles of a Lean-Agile Mindset
  • Apply SAFes Lean and Agile principles to the roles and practices of SAFe
  • Create high-performing teams by establishing mission and purpose
  • Use transformational leadership to drive change, develop people and encourage innovation
  • Support PI Planning and the events associated with successful Program execution
  • Drive continuous value delivery through the Continuous Delivery Pipeline
  • Establish alignment and execution with Strategic Themes and Lean Portfolio Management
  • Coordinate multiple Agile Release Trains and suppliers with a Solution Train

Target Audience

  • Executives and Leaders, Managers, Directors, CIOs, and VPs
  • Development, QA, and Infrastructure Management
  • Program and Project Managers
  • Product and Product Line Management
  • Portfolio Managers, PMO, and Process Leads
  • Enterprise, System, and Solution Architects


All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended for those who intend to take the SAFe 4 Agilist (SA) certification exam:

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

Trainer in Bucharest
Iulian Velea Technical Project Manager | Certified SAFe Program Consultant (SPC4)
Iulian is a very passionate, hands-on professional. He is an Agile Consultant, Agile Coach and Technical Manager with a demonstrated history of over 14 years working in the information technology and services industry. He has a strong experience as a Certified SAFe Program Consultant and is skilled in Agile frameworks like SAFe, Scrum, Kanban. His technical expertise relates to Java software development, Software Architecture, System Integration, Messaging systems, XML technologies just to name a few.

During his time in the IT&C industry Iulian has held various Java development roles. He has developed code using Java core features, CDI for Dependencies and Contexts Injection and Apache Camel for EIP related to messages routing. Furthermore he has also been involved in designing the architecture and best practices of the project he is part of.

Iulian is always keen on staying up to date with the latest developments in the industry in order to hone his skills and make sure his trainings are up-to-date. He has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering and a Masters degree in Computer Science.
Course is scheduled in: Bucharest
8.07.2019 - 11.07.2019
Time: 09:30-13:30
City: Bucharest
Duration: 16 hours
Language: Romanian
Iulian Velea
Technical Project Manager | Certified SAFe Program Consultant (SPC4)
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