17 - 19 May

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)





    Course leader

    Jörgen Karlsson
    SAFe Program Consultant, SPC

    Jörgen has more than 25 years of experience in software development in different leading positions requiring agile, lean, project management, business development, change management, and coaching skills. With vast experience in agile software development and lean thinking within telecom and IT, his knowledge is well suited for assignments as an agile coach, lean coach, agile release engineer, scrum master, product owner, program manager, project manager, change leader, or manager. Jörgen is also a trained professional team coach.

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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)


    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