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Implementing SAFe 4.0 w/ SPC4 Certification: Wiesbaden May 10–13th, 2016
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Implementing SAFe 4.0 w/ SPC4 Certification: Wiesbaden May 10–13th, 2016
Implementing SAFe 4.0 w/ SPC4 Certification: Wiesbaden May 10–13th, 2016

5/10/2016 to 5/13/2016

When: 02/08/2016
Where: Dorint Pallas Wiesbaden
Auguste-Viktoria-Straße 15
Wiesbaden  65185
Joe Vallone


Implementing SAFe 4.0 with SAFe Program Consultant (SPC4) Certification

Includes Leading SAFe, Implementing ART 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...

Duration and Structure

The first two days of this class is an intensive version of Leading SAFe. The goal is to prepare certified SAFe Program Consultants (SPCs) to teach the course and act as a certifying agent for SAFe Agilists (SAs). You will also gain the knowledge necessary to lead an enterprise agile transformation by leveraging the Scaled Agile Framework and its underlying principles of lean thinking and product development flow. You will leave with an understanding of how the principles and practices of the framework support Agile Teams, Agile Programs, Agile Program Portfolio Management and Agile Architecture. 

In the second two days, you will gain the knowledge needed to identify, plan, and implement SAFe programs with Agile Release Trains. Further, you’ll have the briefings, artifacts and templates you need to identify the value streams, prepare the organization, launch agile programs, plan and execute the major events, and implement effective processes and measures for continuous program improvement. 

The exam is approximately 120 minutes in duration and is accessed online and completed within a 10 day window after the course.

The price includes course materials, food for breaks, lunch, and beverages

Follow this link for details and registration: Register Here


Joe Vallone
SAFe Program Consultant Trainer (SPCT)

Joe Vallone is an experienced Agile Coach and Trainer and has been involved in the Lean and Agile communities since 2002. Mr. Vallone has helped coach several large-scale Agile transitions at Zynga, Apple, Microsoft, VCE, Nokia, AT&T, and American Airlines. Prior to founding Agile Business Connect, Joe Vallone served as an Agile Coach at Ciber, CTO/CIO of We The People, and the VP of Engineering for Telogical Systems. While at Telogical Systems, he led the Agile transformation of the engineering teams, which developed the intelligence gathering and delivery infrastructure. Joe Vallone is an effective leader and speaker with over 20 years of software development and management experience with certifications as a Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), and Certified SAFe Program Consultant Trainer (SPCT). Joe Vallone received his engineering undergraduate degree in Engineering Technology from the University of South Florida, in Tampa Florida, and his MBA from the prestigious Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University in Dallas. He says of his Agile coaching work: “Helping companies use Agile methodologies to deliver value to their customers, faster and with higher quality, is what I am passionate about. As a change agent, I enjoy teaching and coaching organizations to reach their full potential by embracing Agile values and Lean thinking.”


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