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SAFe® for Government Certification Course

SAFe for Government, Scaled Agile SGP, SAFE SGP, Scaled Agile Certification, SAFe Agile Certification Applying Lean-Agile Practices in the Public Sector with the Scaled Agile Framework®
Based on version 4.6 of SAFe®

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We currently do not offer this class! Please follow us for future updates.

This course is designed for government leaders and influencers who can guide the decision to adopt SAFe® within their agency or program. Examples include:


  • Executives, directors, branch chiefs
  • Managers of development, engineering, QA, architecture, operations, support
  • Program and project managers
  • Program/Project Management Office (PMO)

To perform the role of a SAFe® for Government leader, attendees should be able to:


  • Transition government programs from traditional software and systems development models to Lean-Agile and DevOps mindset, principles, and practices using SAFe®
  • Adapt technology strategy, budgeting and forecasting, acquisition, compliance, and governance processes to flow-based practices using emerging government guidelines
  • Organize government programs into one or more Agile Release Trains (ARTs) and execute in Program Increments (PIs)
  • Explore Large Solution coordination in a government and multi-vendor environment
  • Identify and internalize the mindset and leader behaviors essential to successful Lean-Agile transformation
  • Follow success patterns for SAFe® implementations adapted to the government context
  • Build a preliminary outline of next steps to begin and/or accelerate the SAFe® implementation in your program or agency
  • Advancing Lean-Agile in government
  • Embracing a Lean-Agile mindset
  • Understanding SAFe® principles
  • Creating high-performing Agile teams and programs
  • Planning with cadence and synchronization
  • Supporting program execution
  • Mapping the path to agency and program agility
  • Leading successful change

All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, meeting the following prerequisites will make the training more productive.

  • A foundational understanding of the Agile Manifesto, SAFe® House of Lean, and SAFe Principles is required using pre-work suggestions
  • A foundational understanding the full lifecycle of government technology programs is helpful
  • Registered attendees will receive a list of readings and videos specific to Agile in government that will be beneficial to review before the course

The class registration includes:

  • Attendee workbook
  • One-year membership to the SAFe® Community Platform
  • Course certificate of completion
  • One Certification exam attempt upon General Availability of the course

Membership renewals are one year from the date certification is earned

  • Renewal fee: $100

In order to provide the most experienced instructors and a superior classroom environment, we must ask you to adhere to our cancellation policy. If it is necessary to cancel or reschedule this registration, please notify us immediately. Our cancellation policy is as follows:

  • 15 or more days prior to class, 100% refund of tuition.
  • 8-15 days prior to class, no refund, but may reschedule another class within one year of the cancellation date.
  • 7 days or less from the course start date, neither refund of tuition nor any rescheduling allowed. No changes are allowed to make.
  • In the event any cancellation occurred due to low enrollment or unforeseen natural events, we will issue a 100% refund.