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Implementing SAFe 4.0 w/ SPC4 Certification: Herndon (Greater DC Area), April 25-28, 2017
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Implementing SAFe 4.0 w/ SPC4 Certification: Herndon (Greater DC Area), April 25-28, 2017

This 4-day course is intended for consultants and Agile Center of Excellence leaders who want to deploy the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) as part of an enterprise-wide Agile transformation. Includes Leading SAFe, Implementing SAFe, and optional SPC certification exam.

 Export to Your Calendar 4/25/2017 to 4/28/2017
When: 04/25/2017
From 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM
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590 Herndon Pkwy
Ste #100
Herndon, Virginia  20170
United States
Presenter: Steve Mayner & Richard Knaster
Contact: +1.303.554.4367

Online registration is available until: 4/24/2017
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Implementing SAFe 4.0 with SAFe Program Consultant (SPC4) 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: $2,995 (Early Bird Special: $2,795 until March 28, 2017)

Cancellation Policy: Review the Scaled Agile Academy Cancellation Policy.


Courtyard Herndon Reston
533 Herndon Pkwy
Herndon, VA
(703) 478-9400


Steve Mayner
Senior SAFe Program Consultant

Steve is an executive coach and Lean-Agile evangelist with a passion for cultivating transformational leaders and high performing teams. His 28-year career in business includes roles as Vice President in multiple Fortune 500 companies, as well as Chief Technology Officer for an Internet startup. Steve’s journey into agility began in the mid-1990’s as he applied the ideas from the precursors of the Agile Manifesto to major software development initiatives at one of the nation’s largest healthcare companies. In 2003, he began introducing Agile principles and practices to agencies within the U.S. Federal government. Steve launched the first government implementation of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®), which led to the successful turnaround of a large, mission-critical Department of Homeland Security program. Now in his new role as a SAFe® Senior Program Consultant for Scaled Agile, Inc., Steve is using his experience as an innovator, strategist, and servant leader to help the largest enterprises around the world implement Agile at scale.

Steve holds SPC4, PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM, and CSP certifications, a Bachelors degree in Education, and Masters degrees in Business Administration and Divinity. He is currently completing his doctorate in Strategy and Innovation, exploring the influence of transformational leadership behaviors on the success rate of organizational change. Steve also enjoyed a 21-year parallel career as a commissioned officer in the reserve component of the US Air Force. He is married with five children and two grandsons. He lives in Southern Maryland, and is an avid runner, cyclist, backpacker, and exceptionally poor golfer!

Richard Knaster
Thought Leader, SAFe Program Consultant Trainer (SPCT)

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. Richard worked at IBM where his career spanned from Product Line Management (PPM domain) and Professional Services to Chief Methodologist, Agile and Lean. Richard helped customers and IBMers worldwide 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.


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