Leading SAFe through SAFe Agilist Training

by Vipin Gupta | Bangalore
Saturday, 28rd April 2018 - Sunday, 29th April 2018 | 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Lemon Tree Premier 2, 43-47, City Centre, Sector 29, Gurugram, Haryana 122002

“Leading from the front: Scaling Agile to Leading the Lean-Agile Enterprise.”

When we talk about Scaling Agile Framework, SAFe Agilist training and certification is basic and mandatory training for Scaling large scale organisations. Mostly in every organization, the Agile journey starts with a small team, and once there is achievement in the venture, the basic for scaling becomes quite evident. SAFe Agilist is a two-day training which will guide managers, executives and Agile change agents who are answerable for leading a Lean/Agile variation initiative in a large software enterprise. By getting this certification, you show your knowledge in applying the Scaled Agile Framework, lean thinking, and product development flow principles in an enterprise framework.

How to Become a Certified SAFe Agilist?

Those who wish to follow certification in SAFe are eligible to complete the exam to earn the SAFe Agilist certification. As more organizations look to scale Agile, the recognition of your awareness and experience is appreciated both to you and others. Attendees will develop an accepting of how the principles and practices of the framework support Lean thinking, Agile Portfolio Management, Agile Development, SAFe ScrumXP, Agile Release Train, Agile Scaling and Architecture Leadership. Whether at the program, team, or portfolio level, attendees will be capable to explain and implement the practices essential to achieve business and practical alignment and consistent, justifiable delivery of value.

In the Two day of SAFe Agilist training, the following topics will be covered:

  • Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Embracing a Lean-Agile Mindset
  • Understanding SAFe Principles
  • Implementing an Agile Release Train
  • Experiencing PI Planning
  • Executing and Releasing Value
  • Building an Agile Portfolio
  • Coordinating Large Value Streams
  • Leading the Lean-Agile Enterprise

By the end of this SA training course, attendees will be able to:

  • Apply lean, agile and product development flow principles to improve output, employee appointment, time to market, and quality
  • Apply the Scaled Agile Framework based on real-world examples, lecture, and insights by Scaled Agile specialists
  • Know the skills necessary for an enterprise transformation based on the info and examples presented, and additional possible readings and resources
  • Increase the insights into the leadership skill most real in unlocking the basic motivation of software development information workers, and begin applying them in your context.

The following individuals will benefit from this course:

  • 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
  • Learning Goals


  • All Agile enthusiasts are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended for those who intend to take the SA certification exam.
  • 5+ years’ experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product or project management

Meet your Trainer “Vipin Gupta”



Vipin is an Agile enthusiast and practitioner having more than 16 years of experience playing variety of roles including, Agile Coaching and Consulting – Evaluation, Transformation and Process Implementation, Global Delivery Management, Technical Project Manager, Individual Technical Contributor, Scaled Agile Framework trainer and coach He is an experienced SAFe Program Consultant and Enterprise Agile Coach, where primarily responsible and instrumental in establishing distributed teams working in Agile ways. He has trained and coached more than 700+ Agile learners from various industries like core IT, BFSI and others in improvement of Product Management , Product Development, Lean IT, Agile process implementation.
He holds expertise in setting up teams from scratch and helping organizations to achieve agility across all level during Agile Transformation and Adoption journey. As a coach, he has successfully created high performance teams using Disciplined Agile Framework, Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, LeSS and Scrumban flavors. Vipin has experience running Leadership and Manager Level workshops on topics like Agile and DevOps, SAFe and worked closely at CXO levels. In addition to Agile Transformation and Consulting, responsible and have experience in setting up best engineering practices including maturity assessment in Agile and DevOps area. Likes working with teams and engineers at ground level and strongly believes in driving the key initiatives from ground-up by generating sense of ownership, collaboration and pride across all levels.