SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) Certification:
Includes Leading SAFe, Implementing SAFe and optional SPC certification exam
The SAFe Program Consultant certification program is for internal agile change agents and external consultants. It provides the tools to implement agile programs and validates their knowledge in agile programs, program portfolio management, agile architecture, and leadership so that they can launch Agile Release Trains as part of an enterprise Lean|Agile change initiative. Learn more...
Price: $3,495 (Early Bird Special: $3,295 until Jan 5th, 2014)
Cancellation Policy: Review the Scaled Agile Academy Cancellation Policy.
The Courtyard Marriott:
4710 Pearl Street East, Boulder, CO 80301303-440-4700
Room Rate: $149.00 Reference:Book your group rate: Scaled Agile, Incorporated Training >>
The Historic Hotel Boulderado:
2115 13th Street, Boulder, CO 803021-800-433-4344
Room Rate: $184.00 Queen $219.00 King Booking Reference: Ask for "Scaled Agile" Negotiated Rate
|Dean Leffingwell, Chief Methodologist|
A 30+ veteran of the software industry, Dean is an entrepreneur, executive, author, methodologist and consultant. As one of the world’s most experienced scaled agile leaders, Dean developed the unique Scaled Agile Framework™ which combines Agile portfolio management and large scale Agile architecture with the innovative Agile Release Train for program delivery. A former VP of Rational Software, he is the author of Agile Software Requirements, Scaling Software Agility and Managing Software Requirements, all from Addison-Wesley.
Learn more at Dean’s blog, scalingsoftwareagilityblog.com, and at deanleffingwell.com
Richard Knaster, SAFe Program and Portfolio Consultant
Richard has over 25 years experience in
software development in roles ranging from developer to executive and has been involved
in Agile for over a decade. Prior to joining Scaled Agile Inc., Richard
worked at IBM where his career spanned from Product Line Management (PPM
domain) and Professional Services to Chief Methodologist, Agile and Lean.
In his most recent role, Richard helped Customers and IBMers world wide become
more agile by addressing the most difficult challenges, from scaling agile
methods and software delivery practices, through organizational and cultural
change. Richard is a certified IBM Thought Leader and Open Group Distinguished
IT Specialist. He is also a certified SPC, PSM, Agile Certified
Practitioner, PMP and a contributor to the Disciplined Agile Delivery framework
and PMI Portfolio/Program Management standards.