15 - 18 November

About the course

This course are a collaboration with BDD and is held by their trainers.

During this four-day training, (+ 1.5h preparation session + optional extra in-depth / certification support of 1.5h), you will learn to lead a Lean-Agile transformation of the entire company based on the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and it's underlying principles as Lean , System Thinking, Agile Development, Product Development Flow and DevOps.

After this course, you will have a good understanding of Business Agility and how it can become competitive in an age of digitalization. We will discuss how to establish teams, technical agility and how to organize ourselves according to how we deliver value to our customers.

We will also learn how to plan and execute PI and how to coordinate multiple Agile Release Trains (ARTs). We will explore the importance of being customer focused and how to apply “Design Thinking” to achieve this in our Agile product delivery. We will also go through what a Lean Portfolio Management means. The course combines theory with many practical exercises and discussions.

From the content in the course 

  • How SAFe is structured and how it is implemented in an organization
  • Lean-Agile values ​​and principles
  • How to create high performing teams
  • How to apply the necessary leadership for change
  • Support PI planning and other routines in SAFe
  • Agile product delivery using DevOps
  • How to link the company's strategies with a Lean portfolio management
  • How to coordinate multiple release trains
  • Understand customer needs through "Design Thinking"

    Target group 

    • Management
    • Development managers, quality managers and infrastructure managers
    • Program manager and project manager
    • Product management
    • Portfolio manager, PMO and process manager
    • Corporate, systems and solution architects

    Previous knowledge

    No special prior knowledge required.

    Course length

    4 half days (+ 1.5h preparation session + optional extra in-depth / certification support of 1.5h)

    Language 

    English 

    Place 

    Online 

    Course leader

    Anders Nygren
    Lean-Agile Coach and Trainer SPC

    Anders has been working as an Lean-Agile coach and trainer for over a decade. He has mentored and coached teams and leaders in agile ways of working to help enhance the transformation journey to an agile organisation. With over 30 years of experience in IT and Product Development he understands the challenges related to change and the need of good communication.

    He has successfully trained more than 2,000 people in large companies as well as small businesses, for certification in Lean, Agile and ITIL.

    Anders is a certified SAFe Program consultant (SPC) and has helped many organisations with their journey

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    Mats Janemalm
    Lean-Agile Coach and Trainer SPC

    I have been working as a consultant since 1983 and have enjoyed learning from many different assignments in various branches. In 2000 I attended my first Agile conference, and since then, I have been trying to practice Lean and Agile wherever possible.

    I like to work with anything that provides learning or business value for my clients. I do my best to share experiences within technique, business, and leadership openly.

    I use the appropriate techniques from well-proven frameworks like Scrum, SAFe, and many other reliable sources. Respect for People and the Planet is vital to me.

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    Price 22.500 kr (excluding VAT)

    The price includes

      • Course compendium (on English)
      • Course certificate
      • Registration for SAFe® 5 Agilist certifiering through Scaled Agile (requires participation both days)
      • One year membership in SAFe Community Platform (requires completed certification)

    Organizer

    BDD Business Driven Development

    If you have any questions regarding the course or your registration, you are welcome to contact us at akademi@softhouse.se