Professional Development Event

August 18, 2018
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
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Grove Arcade
1 Page Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
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TOPIC: Leading SaFe 4.5 Agile with Certification

SPEAKER: AgilityIQ 

We have an exciting training opportunity coming up on August 18th and 19th. This is an agile course offering based on the Scaled Agile Framework and is called Leading SAFe 4.5. In addition to earning a certification by taking the course, you will also earn 15 PDUs. This is also a great course for those of you that are thinking of pursuing the PMI-ACP certification. There are no specific prerequisites for taking the course, just the desire to learn more about agile.

The course is being taught by AgilityIQ, who has been training Metrolina Chapter members in Charlotte for the past year. AgilityIQ has also provided discounted pricing for our chapter members – see details below. 

REGISTRATIONREGISTER HERE!

Promo code: agility500  (limit 10 uses for a $500 discount)

Promo code: pmi-vip  (30% discount)

Number of PDUs earned: 15

The first 10 to register will be entered into a drawing for one of the following workshops to be held in their organization – a $1750 value.

  • Transformation Workshop
  • Lean-Portfolio Management Workshop
  • Lean-Agile for Leaders Workshop

Why consider agile?

There are many reasons you should consider learning more about agile and the Scaled Agile Framework. Here is an example of the benefits companies are realizing by adopting agile: For details on case studies, please visit: http://www.ScaledAgileFramework.com/case-studies

If you or your organization are looking for opportunities to learn more about agile, scaled agile, or agile transformation, then this is a great course for you. In addition to earning a certification by taking the course, you will also earn 15 PDUs. This is also a great course for those of you that are thinking of pursuing the PMI-ACP certification. There are no specific prerequisites for taking the course, just the desire to learn more about agile.

During this two-day course, attendees will gain the knowledge necessary 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. You will also learn and practice the skills for supporting and executing PI Planning events, and coordinating multiple Agile Release Trains (ARTs).

Attendees will gain an understanding of the Lean-Agile mindset, why it’s so effective in todays adapt-or-die marketplace, and what it means to lead a Lean-Agile transformation. You’ll also learn how to build and support Agile teams and programs, empower a Lean Portfolio, build a Continuous Delivery Pipeline and DevOps culture, and coordinate large solutions. They will develop a skillset that’s in demand worldwide—and empower their enterprises to succeed in a disruptive marketplace—when they become a SAFe® 4 Agilist (SA).

Please let us know if you have any questions. Or you can reach out to InLign Solutions atgetagile@agilityiq.io.

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